Preserving The Oral HistorIES of Combat Veterans


Steve Long | Marine Light Helicopter Squadron 167 (HML-167) - Marines

5:32   |   A Huey gunner's gear included a ceramic plate vest and an M-79 grenade launcher. The first for the air and the second for the ground, if you wound up there. Steve Long recalls the "sniffer" missions, where you flew low and fast to pick up enemy formations with air sampling equipment.

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