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101st LRRP in Vietnam | Posted: Apr 19 2008, 07:19 PM

Recondo: LRRPs in the 101st Airborne

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101st Airborne Division -101st LRRPS - Giclee Print

Born in England, James Walker was raised almost exclusively in an orphanage. After he joined the British army as a teen, his mother, living in the States, brought him to America. There he volunteered for the LRRP detachment of the 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. He soon became "Limey", the only British citizen in the 101st LRRPs. They were ...


Tom Camp, Larry Forest, Pass Meza, and Tom Payne

My Dad is the 2nd from the right, the shortest one. He served with the 1st Brigade 101st LRRPs in '65 - '66. They were part of the 1st all American LRRP teams, where the Special Forces were running 2 SF, 4 Nung/Yard/etc teams.

He passed away 07/21/08.

RIP DAD
(Hell of a first post, eh?)

4110L & K - 101st ABD LRRP Veteran's Boonies

101st Airborne LRRP/Rangers of Vietnam

101st LRRP's in Vietnam - Army Paratrooper

Born in England, James Walker was raised almost exclusively in an orphanage. After he joined the British army as a teen, his mother, living in the States, brought him to America. There he volunteered for the LRRP detachment of the 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. He soon became "Limey", the only British citizen in the 101st LRRPs. They were given every sort of assignment under the sun. Back in camp, nothing could diminish their reputation as hellraisers. Yet it was in Vietnam that Walker found everything he had ever searched for in the military: respect, camaraderie, loyalty, dedication and courage.


Tom Camp, Larry Forest, Pass Meza, and Tom Payne

My Dad is the 2nd from the right, the shortest one. He served with the 1st Brigade 101st LRRPs in '65 - '66. They were part of the 1st all American LRRP teams, where the Special Forces were running 2 SF, 4 Nung/Yard/etc teams.

He passed away 07/21/08.

RIP DAD
(Hell of a first post, eh?)