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15th Field Artillery Regiment crest

15th Field Artillery Regiment
1917 - 2008

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The 15th Field Artillery motto - ALLONS - Let's Go!
Allons!

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Things in Vietnam


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Things seen around the Central Highlands . . .
  
Artillery Hill searchlight tower Arty Hill statue

Searchlight tower
on Artillery Hill
Photo: 15th webmaster


   

French statue on Arty Hill-
Searchlight tower to rear
Dated  3 - 1 - 61
Photo: 15th webmaster

   

Artillery Hill searchlight pisstube.jpg (33054 bytes)

1-million candlepower
Xenon searchlight
Photo: 15th webmaster

   

The classic Vietnam
"piss tube"
Photo: 15th webmaster

   
Flares on July 4th Arch honoring Buddha

Flares over 62nd
Maintenance July 4, 1971
Photo: 15th webmaster

   

Arch honoring
Buddha's birthday
Photo: 15th webmaster

   
Artillery Hill chapel Rice paddies

Chapel on
Artillery Hill
Photo: 15th webmaster

   

Rice paddies
from the air
Photo: 15th webmaster

   
8-inch rounds Big spider!

Artillery rounds
"Joes" or "Projos"

   

Arachnid on FB Schueller
Photo: 15th webmaster

   

OH58 Helicopter cockpit Claymore and dog in Vietnam

7/15th's OH58
helicopter 'Sundown'
Photo: 15th webmaster

   

Claymore mine
LZ Uplift - 1967


   

Chinook lifting a Huey Military Payment Certificate

Chinook lifting a Huey
off LZ Schueller
Photo: 15th webmaster

   

Military Payment
Certificates or "MPC"
'Monopoly Money'

   

Integrated Observation System C-130 used to transport troops

Integrated Observation
System (IOS)
Photo: 15th webmaster

   

C130 used to
transport troops
Photo: 15th webmaster

   

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Happiness is.....

"Wild Things?" 
USO girls at EM club
Photo: 15th webmaster

   
Vietnamese manufactured
"spin-off" patch
"HAPPINESS IS..."

   
T.J. on the 7/15th "Swinger" switchboard - Artillery Hill - 1971

"Bedroom Commando" patch

T.J. in the 7/15th
"Swinger" switchboard
bunker on Arty Hill - 71
Photo: 15th webmaster

   
Patch from 1971
"Of course you're
  the only girl
  I ever loved"

   

The "tubes" (gun barrels) of 175mm guns had to be
changed after an average of 600 rounds were fired
   

Gun tubes Pack going into 175mm gun
Two tubes ready
to be installed
Provided by:
Dennis Heidbreder


   
New engine "pack"
& mechanic George Catledge
C Battery- LZ Oasis- 1969
Credit: Dennis Heidbreder

   
Chinook C7 in the shade
Chinook landing
at LZ Schueller
Photo: 15th webmaster


   
C7 resting
in the shade
at LZ Diamondhead
Photo: Chas Hurst


   
More things around the war zone...
   
C Btry FDC at An Khe Illumination at Pleiku viewed from Arty Hill
C Btry FDC
An Khe 1970
Photo: Tom Tate

   
illumination rounds
over Pleiku 1970
Photo: Tom Tate

   
Monkey drinking beer Two Bits Hilton weather station
"i love peanut
  brittle & beer!"
C/7/15 Arty Hill
Photo: Tom Tate

   
Weather station
"Two Bits Hilton"
  in 1970
Photo: Tom Tate

   
"Pet" snake Cat that prowled LZ Diamonhead
"Pet" snake of
C/2/32 Arty 1965
Saigon U. staging area
Photo: Bill Van Eck

   
George Catledge holding
a cat that prowled LZ
Diamondhead at night
Photo: Dave Holdorf

   
Weekly spraying operation on main road around Artillery Hill during monsoon season in 1971 Re-Tubing a 175mm gun at FB Charlie 2
Weekly spraying on
Artillery Hill in 1971
Photo: 15th webmaster


   
Replacing the tube
on a 175mm gun at
Firebase Charlie 2
Photo: Ed Eoleyn

   
   
Church going into Hue from Phu Bai Huey near Cambodian border in 1965
Church going into
Hue from Phu Bai
Photo: Walter Murley


   
Huey near Cambodian
border in December '65
Photo: Bob Lund


   
Sky crane bringing in an artillery piece Crashed Skycrane helicopter
FSB Noble - B/1/21st Arty
1st Air Cav - Early 1971
War Zone D
Dennis(Frenchy) Proulx

   
Sky Crane crashed
(same one as on the left)
FSB Noble - B/1/21st Arty
Dennis(Frenchy) Proulx

   
Peace sign made with extra powder Church in Kontum
Peace symbol from xtra powder
Central Highlands- Kontum
6/14th Arty 1st Field Forces
early 70
Photo: Dennis Proulx

   
Church in Kontum
Central Highlands
6/14th Arty, 1st Field Forces
1970
Dennis Proulx

   
Bridge near Kontum Rat Patrol
Dak Bla River - 1970
Kontum, Central Highlands
6/14th Arty, 1st Field forces
Photo: Dennis Proulx





   
7/15th Arty Rat Patrol: 
(L to R) CPT Dollhausen,
1SG Harryman, & SP4
Wamsley preparing to go
after a group of lost soldiers
somewhere along Hwy 19
towards An Khe, August 1967
Photo: Hans Dollhausen

   
C Battery, 7th Battalion, 15th FA, FDC trench at Ban Me Thuot in spring of 1968 C/7/15th FA at Ban Me Thuot in March of 1968
FDC trench of
C/7/15 - April 1968
Photo: Chas Hurst

   
C/7/15 at Ban Me
Thuot in 1968
Photo: Chas Hurst

   
GMD for tracking weather balloons Continuous wave radar unit following a mortar hit at "the Oasis"
GMD for tracking the
'Radiosonde' on
weather balloons
Photo: Kenneth Anderson



   
C/6/56th Artillery
Continuous wave radar
following mortar hit
during LZ Oasis battle
on Mother's Day 1969
Photo: Eddie Donato

   
Vietnamese brickyard Brick ovens
Brick yard
Central Highlands 1970
Photo: Dennis Proulx
6/14th Arty 1st Field Forces

   
Brick ovens
Central Highlands 1970
Photo: Dennis Proulx
6/14th Arty 1st Field Forces

   
Montagnard village Searchlight at LZ Oasis
Montagnard Village
Central Highlands 1970
Photo: Dennis Proulx
6/14th Arty 1st Field Forces

   
Searchlight and pet
monkey of crew at
LZ Oasis in early '69
Photo: Eddie Donato


   
The showers at FSB Aries Reliable old 3/4 ton truck
Shower at FSB Aries
Early '71 - 1st Air Cav
B Btry, 1/21st Arty
Photo: Frenchy Proulx

   
Old reliable 3/4 ton
Kontum, Central Highlands
6/14th Artillery - 1970
Photo: Dennis Proulx

   
Slick over FSB Aries Jeep vs. land mine
Slick near FSB Aries
Early '71 - 1st Air Cav
B Btry, 1/21st Arty
Photo: Frenchy Proulx

   
A/7/15 Jeep after
hitting a landmine
near LZ Pony
Photo: David Nelson

   
APCkorea70.gif (46799 bytes) Catholic church along the coastal region of Vietnam during the war
Command APC - 1970
in Korea on the DMZ
Photo: LTC John D. Weil


   
Catholic church in
the coastal region of
Vietnam during the war
Photo: LTC Simpson

   
Tea Plantation from the air Water wheel used by the Vietnamese farmers
Tea Plantation on the
way to LZ Oasis - 1968
Photo: LTC Simpson

   
Water wheel used by
Vietnamese farmers
Photo: LTC Simpson

   
US Army truck after hitting a mine B Battery, 7th Battalion, 13th Artillery truck
5/22 Arty deuce and
a half hit a land mine
Photo: Jim Baggett

   
Mined truck of 7/13th
Arty on way to LZ Pony
in 506 Valley - early 1969
Photo: Charlie Jefferson

   
Blivits with JP-4 for refueling Big Bird
Blivits for refueling
Hueys with JP-4
Photo: Jim Bracewell

   
Big Bird
Photo: Robert Plumtree
HQ NZ V Force 1967-68

   
"Cheap Charlie" Sampan
'Cheap Charlie'
Photo: Robert Plumtree
HQ NZ V Force 1967-68

   
Sampan
Photo: Robert Plumtree
HQ NZ V Force 1967-68

   
75mm shell and stand NVA dozer NVA Dozer
75mm shell
and stand
Photo: Dan Gillotti

   
NVA dozer
Photo: Don Aird


   
NVA rockets at entrance NVA weapons
NVA rockets at
entrance 
Photo: Don Aird

   
NVA weapons
on display
Photo: Don Aird

   
Cannon Cockers Cafe Treehouse
Shaving cream battle at
'Cannon Cockers Cafe'
Photo: Don Aird

   
Treehouse
Photo: Lenny Salvo
C/2/32

   

      

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[Complete list of US Army Vietnam artillery units]
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