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Colonel Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller, USMC

Brigadier General Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller, USMC, Assistant Commander of the 1ST Marine Division

A Korean War era photograph of US Marine Corps (USMC) Major (MAJ) John F. Bolt, assigned to the 1ST Marine Aircraft Wing, as he exits his USMC F-86"SABER"jet aircraft. MAJ Bolt is the USMC first"Jet Ace"credited with 6 kills, plus he shot down six Japanese planes during World War II (WWII). His hometown is Sanford, Florida. (Exact date shot unknown)

Major General Lewis B. "Chesty" Puller, USMC (uncovered)

Photograph of Specialist 4th Class McClanton Miller Kneeling in Dense Brush Waiting for Orders to Move Forward

Photograph of Troops Moving across a Rice Field in Search of Viet Cong

Photograph of Catholic Chaplain Captain Bruno Massoti Conducts Services for Troops during the Operation

An air-to-air right side view of an F-4E Phantom II aircraft of the 51st Tactical Fighter Wing, Osan Air Base, Republic of Korea. The aircraft is equipped with an ALQ-119 electronic countermeasures pod and an Air Combat Maneuvering Instrumentation (ACMI) pod. (AIRMAN Magazine, Apr 1984)

Ground controller SGT. Joyce Kaopuicki directs a departing aircraft from the control tower

2-7 Secretary Blumenthal; 8-16 Meeting with His Excellency Pak Tong-chin, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea

Two soldiers fire flamethrowers during a combat exercise on Nightmare Range

A left side view of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft on static display during a tour of air bases on Korea to familiarize Korean and American field commanders with its capabilities. In the foreground are several types of bombs that can be carried by the A-10

Ground crewman attach a live Mark 20 anti-tank cluster bomb to the wing pylon of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft. The A-10, from the 355th Tactical Fighter Wing, is on a demonstration tour of air bases in Korea to familiarize Korean and American field commanders with its capabilities

A ground-to-air view of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft taking off during a demonstration tour of air bases in Korea to familiarize Korean and American field commanders with its capabilities

A front view of the General Electric GAU-8A Avenger 30mm seven-barrel cannon mounted in the nose of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft. The A-10 is on static display during a demonstration tour of air bases in Korea to familiarize Korean and American field commanders with its capabilities

An air-to-air left front view of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft maneuvering during a demonstration tour of air bases in Korea to familiarize Korean and American field commanders with its capabilities

A front view of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft on static display during a tour of air bases on Korea to familiarize Korean and American field commanders with its capabilities. In the foreground are 30 mm shells for the seven-barrel cannon on the A-10. On the right is an example of the Mark 20 Rock Eye cluster bomb that can be carried by the A-10

A ground crew loads a Maverick missile on the wing pylon of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft from the 355th Tactical Fighter Wing. The aircraft is on a tour of air bases in Korea to familiarize Korean and American field commanders with its capabilities

An F-4D Phantom II aircraft, assigned to the 8th Tactical Fighter Wing, Kunsan Air Base, South Korea, fires a Maverick missile during Exercise COPE STRIKE X-RAY

A left rear view of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft taking off with a full load of Mark 82 Snake Eye bombs attached to the undercarriage. The A-10, assigned to the 355th Tactical Fighter Wing, is on a demonstration tour of air bases in Korea to familiarize field commanders with its capabilities

An A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft pilot, assigned to the 355th Tactical Fighter Wing, prepares to climb out of his aircraft after flying a late afternoon mission. The aircraft is on a tour of air bases in Korea to familiarize Korean and American field commanders with its capabilities

A left side view of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft on the runway during a demonstration tour of air bases in Korea to familiarize Korean and American field commanders with its capabilities

A missile fired from an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft explodes in the target area on Nightmare Range during Exercise COPE STRIKE X-RAY. The A-10 is on a demonstration tour of air bases in Korea to familiarize Korean and American field commanders with its capabilities

A left side view of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft taking off with a full load of Mark 82 Snake Eye bombs attached to the undercarriage. The A-10, assigned to the 355th Tactical Fighter Wing, is on a demonstration tour of air bases in Korea to familiarize field commanders with its capabilities

An A-10A Thunderbolt II aircraft from the 355th Tactical Fighter Wing on the flight line during a demonstration tour

AIRMAN Theresa Overholt, a member of the 51st Security Police Squadron S.W.A.T. team, discusses operations with the other members of her team. They are standing next to a V-150 Base Security Vehicle

An air-to-air right side view of a US Air Force F-111 aircraft followed by two Republic of Korea Air Force F-4E aircraft

An air-to-air right side view of a US Air Force F-111 aircraft followed by two Republic of Korea Air Force F-4E aircraft

An air-to-air left side view of a US Air Force F-111 aircraft followed by two Republic of Korea Air Force F-4E aircraft

A Korean air force F-4 Phantom II aircraft armed with AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles taxis on the flight line

An air to air right underside view of a Korean air force F-4 Phantom II aircraft

An air-to-air right side view of two F-4E Phantom II aircraft assigned to the 3rd Tactical Fighter Wing during the joint ROK/US training exercise TEAM SPIRIT '79

An air-to-air right side view of a Republic of Korea Air Force F-4E Phantom II aircraft armed with an AGM-65A Maverick missile

AIRMAN First Class Bill Lindsey of Detachment 6, 1369th PHOTO Squadron, provides motion picture coverage of activities taking place during exercise TEAM SPIRIT '77

A US Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter is silhouetted against the sun during exercise TEAM SPIRIT '77

General John W. Vessey Jr., Commander of the United Nations Command and US Forces, Korea, meets members of the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing who are participating in exercise TEAM SPIRIT '77

TSGT Curtis Eddings sits on the shoulders of TSGT Michael Daniels to photograph a soldier, who is patrolling the area of the recent assassination of the South Korean president. The photo journalists are assigned to Detachment 6, 1363rd Audiovisual Squadron. Bi-monthly Aerospace Audio Visual Service PHOTO Contest, Color Entry, Jul. 1980, "Team Work"

A 51st Tactical Fighter Wing technician services an aircraft radar set in the electronic shop

An air-to-air left side view of a 19th Tactical Air Support Squadron OV-10A Bronco aircraft

Technicians of the 51st Tactical Fighter Wing service aircraft ejection seats in the life support shop

An air-to-air right side view of a 19th Tactical Air Support Squadron OV-10A Bronco aircraft

Security policemen leave an armored personnel carrier on the run to defend an OV-10 Bronco aircraft during an operational readiness inspection. The policemen are from the 51st Security Police Squadron. Bi-monthly Aerospace Audio Visual Service PHOTO Contest, B&W Entry, Jul. 1980

An air-to-air left side view of a 19th Tactical Air Support Squadron OV-10 Bronco aircraft

An air-to-air right underside view of an 8th Tactical Fighter Wing F-4D Phantom II aircraft. The aircraft is equipped with a GBU-12D 500-pound laser-guided bomb, an AN/ALQ-119 electronic countermeasures pod, a Pave Spike laser designator, and a 20 mm gun pod

An American serviceman and his Korean girlfriend shop

SSGT David Turner, Osan Air Base Fire Department, plays with an Amerasian infant (the child of an American serviceman and a Korean mother) during the baby's visit to the base. The baby is from the St. Vincent's Home for Amerasian Children

A Korean women and her son waves to the plane taking the child's American serviceman father home, after his tour of duty in Korea

AMN Dennis Nagy, Osan Air Base Fire Department, shows three Amerasian children (the children of American servicemen and Korean women) how the big fire truck works during the children's visit. The children are from the St. Vincent's Home for Amerasian Children

An American serviceman stands reading the sign outside a bar before entering

SSGT David Williams, assigned to the 2146th Communication Group, uses hand puppets to teach English to children of mixed American/Korean parentage

SSGT David Williams, assigned to the 2146th Communication Group, uses hand puppets to teach English to children of mixed American/Korean parentage

A meeting of the Osan Air Base Amerasian Association holds its monthly meeting to discuss and plan activities for the children of mixed American/Korean parentage

An Amerasian child (a child with an American serviceman father and a Korean mother) enjoys lunch at the mess hall during a visit to the base

A Korean mother mails a letter to the American father of her child. The American serviceman has finished his tour of duty and returned home leaving his child behind in a country that will never accept him because of his mixed parentage

A Korean mother reads a letter from the American father of her child. The child is one of thousands that are left behind as their servicemen fathers return home after their tour of duty ends

2LT Mark Kargul, pilot, lets a little Amerasian girl (the child of an American serviceman and a Korean mother) sit in the cockpit of an F-4 Phantom II aircraft during her visit from the St. Vincent's Home for Amerasian Children

Interior view of the flight simulator room as members of the 554th Civil Engineering Squadron (Red Horse) make modifications for the new F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft

Members of the 554th Civil Engineering Squadron (Red Horse) pour concrete for a corner post, while constructing a new addition to the flight simulator room, being modified for F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft

Members of the 554th Civil Engineering Squadron (Red Horse) construct a new addition to the flight simulator room, being modified for F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft

Undersecretary of the Air Force Cecile Lanstrom talks with COL John C. Scheidt during her visit to Korea. COL Scheidt is from the 51st Composite Wing

Undersecretary of the Air Force Cecile Lanstrom is briefed by CPT Brian Butler. Undersecretary Landstrom is aboard an OV-10A Bronco aircraft from the 19th Tactical Air Support Squadron

Undersecretary of the Air Force Cecile Lanstrom is interviewed in the Youngsan Army Port's TV studio during a visit to Korea

Korean paratroopers descend toward a drop zone during exercise Purple Duck, a deployment from Yokota Air Base, Japan, to Kwang Ju Air Base for joint operation readiness maneuvers with Korean troopers

Korean troopers parachute from a C-130 Hercules aircraft over a drop zone during exercise Purple Duck, a deployment from Yokota Air Base, Japan, to Kwang Ju Air Base for joint operation readiness maneuvers with Korean troopers

Korean paratroopers descend toward a drop zone during exercise Purple Duck, a deployment from Yokota Air Base, Japan, to Kwang Ju Air Base for joint operation readiness maneuvers with Korean troopers

A rear view of an E-4B aircraft taking off as two other aircraft sit on the flight line

A right side view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft parked on the flight line

AIM-7F Sparrow air-to-air missiles attached to an F-15 Eagle alert aircraft parked on the flight line

Three members of the 18th Fighter Wing, Tactical Air Command, confer before a mission. The men are, from left, CPT John McIntire, CPT Mike Berg and CPT Thomas Allen

AN E-4B aircraft is refueled on the flight line

A close-up view of AIM-9L Sidewinder air-to-air missiles, under wing, and an AIM-7F Sparrow air-to-air missile attached to an F-15 Eagle alert aircraft parked on the flight line

A right front view of an E-4B aircraft on the flight line

A right rear view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft as a crewman performs maintenance on it in the flow-through area

Maintenance personnel hook a tow bar to an F-15 Eagle aircraft

Aircraft safety gear on display next to F-15 Eagle aircraft

A member of the fire department, dressed in specialized chemical warfare gear, removes a crowbar from an equipment truck during a chemical warfare training exercise

Trainees are hosted down before removing chemical warfare gear during a chemical warfare training exercise

Dressed in chemical warfare gear, Disaster Preparedness personnel decontaminate one of the base facilities during a chemical warfare exercise

Personnel dressed in chemical warfare gear adjust a safety catch line during a chemical warfare training exercise

Members of the Disaster Response Force decontaminate one of the base facilities during a chemical warfare training exercise

Trainees remove their chemical warfare gear while practicing decontamination procedures during a chemical warfare training exercise

Members of the 8th Tactical Fighter Wing, wearing chemical warfare gear, decontaminate themselves during a chemical warfare exercise

A member of the 8th Tactical Fighter Wing adjusts settings on the equipment used to decontaminate buildings during a chemical warfare exercise

An aircraft lands and is decontaminated by members of the 8th Tactical Fighter Wing during a chemical warfare exercise

An aircraft is decontaminated by a member of the 8th Tactical Fighter Wing, wearing chemical warfare gear, during a chemical warfare exercise

A building is decontaminated by members of the 8th Tactical Fighter Wing during a chemical warfare exercise

A decontamination team wearing chemical warfare gear takes part in a chemical warfare exercise. The team is from the 8th Tactical Fighter Wing

A left front view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft in a shelter

A left rear view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft in a revetment area

A view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft in a revetment area

Two airmen man the 51st Security Police Squadron's battle staff

Two airmen work at the law enforcement desk at the 51st Security Police Squadron

Korean 1LT Lee Young Nam operates an M-60 machine gun on an armored personnel carrier (APC)

AMN Douglas P. Smith is seen through netting as he mans the bunker at Alfa site

A close-up view of the nose and wheel assembly of a U-21 Beechcraft King Air A100 aircraft, secured aboard a C-5 Galaxy aircraft for the trip back to the United States

A right side rear view of a U-21 Beechcraft King Air A100 aircraft loaded aboard a C-5 Galaxy aircraft for the trip back to the United States

Two partially disassembled U-21 Beechcraft King Air A100 aircraft are parked in front of a C-5 Galaxy aircraft. The U-21s will be loaded aboard the C-5 for the trip back to the United States

A U-21 Beechcraft King Air A100 aircraft is towed to the loading area. The U-21, partially disassembled and all glass surfaces covered with protective wrappings, will be loaded aboard a C-5 Galaxy aircraft for the trip back to the United States

A security policeman patrols the area in an armored personnel carrier (APC)

SSGT John Morrison instructs a security police training class at the 51st Security Police Squadron