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Airman Darrell Parker, 35th APS, Hut #3.

Vietnam
DA NANG AIRBASE
35th Air Police Squadron
1965-1966

by Darrell Parker (Ret. CMSgt)
DN, 23rd ABG/AP; 6252nd APS; 35th APS; 366th SPS

1965-1966
© 2012

1. Da Nang AB: A2C Maxie Pierce, front of 35th APS tent, 1965.
1. Da Nang AB: A2C Maxie Pierce, front of 35th APS tent, 1965.


2. Da Nang AB: A1C Darrell Parker.
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3. Da Nang AB: L/R: James McNall, Darrell Parker.

4. Da Nang AB: L/R: Don Poss, James McNall, front of 35th APS tent, 1965.

5. Da Nang AB: 35th APS posting trailer, 1965-1966.

6. Da Nang AB: SSgt Coleman driving an AP jeep. 35th APS Jeep, bomb dump perimeter road. 1965.

7. Da Nang AB: A1C Darrell Parker, 35th APS, Bomb Dump post. 35th APS Jeep.

6. Da Nang AB: SSgt Coleman driving an AP jeep.
35th APS Jeep, bomb dump perimeter road. 1965.
7. Da Nang AB: A1C Darrell Parker, 35th APS, Bomb Dump post.
35th APS Jeep. Note: Go-To-Hell bush hat.

8. Da Nang AB, 35th APS, Tent City 1965.
8. Da Nang AB: Da Nang AB, 35th APS, Tent City 1965.

9. Da Nang AB: Airman James Bruce Jones, KIA Jan 1966 approx. 150 yards from his tent at the POL tank post. 35th APS Tent City 1965.
9. Da Nang AB: Airman James Bruce Jones, KIA 25 Jan 1966, approx. 150 yards from his tent at the POL tank post. 35th APS Tent City 1965.

10. Airman Charles McIlwain inspects POL pickup truck riddled with mortar fragments from VC mortars that killed 35th APS Airman James Bruce Jones (JB), yards away.
10. Da Nang AB: Airman Charles McIlwain inspects POL pickup truck riddled with mortar fragments
from VC mortars that killed 35th APS Airman James Bruce Jones (JB), yards away.

11. Da Nang AB: Patched mortar crater can be seen (photo, bottom left) that sprayed POL truck, valve shed, and KIA Airman James Bruce Jones.
11. Da Nang AB: Patched mortar crater can be seen (photo, bottom left) that sprayed POL truck, valve shed, and KIA Airman James Bruce Jones.
12. A1C Darrell Parker, front of new 35th APS Hut #3.
12. Da Nang AB: A1C Darrell Parker, front of new 35th APS Hut #3.

13. Da Nang AB: L/R A1C Darrell Parker and Richard Suggs
13. Da Nang AB: L/R A1C Darrell Parker and Richard Suggs
mug for camera, front of new 35th APS Hut #3.

14. Da Nang AB: Off duty Air Police set on sandbags along road fronting huts. Across the street is ARVN housing, and a lot of young Vietnamese ladies walk near where they are setting. Photo: Second from right is A2C Richard Suggs. I think he is retired USAF and lives in North Dakota.
14. Da Nang AB: Off duty Air Police set on sandbags along road fronting huts. Across the street is ARVN housing,
and a lot of young Vietnamese ladies walk near where they are setting. Photo: Second from right is A2C Richard Suggs.
I think he is retired USAF and lives in North Dakota.

15. Da Nang AB: Off duty 35th APS airmen hang around sandbag bunker they might take shelter in during a mortar attack. Photo: Left/front: Charles Mcilwain; Right/Front: James McNall; Top/left: Charles Schidknecht (deceased); Top/right: Joe Campo.
15. Da Nang AB: Off duty 35th APS airmen hang around sandbag bunker they might take shelter in during a mortar attack.
Photo: Left/front: Charles Mcilwain; Right/Front: James McNall; Top/left: Charles Schidknecht (deceased); Top/right: Joe Campo.

16. Mamasan and daughtersan did laundry and brushed shoes for 35th APS tents, and later Hut #3.
16. Da Nang AB: Mamasan and daughtersan did laundry and brushed shoes for 35th APS tents, and later Hut #3.
Da Nang AB, 35th SPS: Kill Viet Cong card.

 

Da Nang AB, 35th SPS: comment.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Wall Rubbing: James B Jones.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Wall Rubbing: James B Jones. comment
Darrell Parker

PCS Orders p1.

PCS Orders p2.

I stayed in for 26 years and retired as a CMSgt ...  gave up the cop-shop and became an aircraft loadmaster.  C130A, C-130E & C-141. Darrell Parker.

 
 
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