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Representative Gerald R. Ford with Unidentified Military Personnel Standing Near the South Limit of the Demilitarized Zone in South Korea

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)

Foreign Minister of South Korea, Tong Won Lee (left), meets with Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara at the Pentagon

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

TECH. SGT. Bertram W.I. Mau South Korea....A view of the Korean Operational Tactical Air Range (KOTAR) with a video camera in the foreground. The KOTAR, assigned to the 51st Services Squadron, is under construction during exercise Commando Crest. OFFICIAL U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO (RELEASED)

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

President Gerald R. Ford Eats with U.S. Army 2nd Division Soldiers at Camp Casey, South Korea

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 Korean airman examines the General Electric GAU-8/A Avenger 30mm seven-barrel cannon mounted on an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft. The A-10 is on a demonstration of air bases in Korea to familiarize 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 member of the crew of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft presents a dummy cannon shell from the General Electric GAU-8/A Avenger 30mm cannon on the A-10 to the commander of an air base in Korea. A shell was presented to the commander of each base visited by the A-10 crew during the tour to familiarize field commanders with the capabilities of the aircraft

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 F-5F Tiger II aircraft is loaded into the cargo hold of a C-5A Galaxy aircraft. Eight F-5Es purchased by South Korea will be transported to Taegu Air Base aboard the Galaxy

An F-5F Tiger II aircraft is loaded into the cargo hold of a C-5A Galaxy aircraft. Eight F-5Es purchased by South Korea will be transported to Taegu Air Base aboard the Galaxy

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

A security policeman fires an M-2 .50-caliber machine gun as his teammate feeds the gun with rounds during heavy weapons training at Rodriquez Range

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

Security policeman SGT Robert Colyer aims an M-29 81mm mortar during heavy weapons training at Rodriquez Range

Security policeman SSGT Robert Colyer drops a white phosphorous mortar round into an M-29 81mm mortar during heavy weapons training at Rodriquez Range

Security policeman SRA Alfred Lerma prepares to drop a white phosphorous mortar into an M-29 81mm mortar during heavy weapons training at Rodriquez Range

1LT Vance Zider uses a tripod-mounted mortar sight to ensure the position and alignment of an 81mm mortar and its base plate during heavy weapons training at Rodriquez Range. Zider is a member of the 51st Security Police Squadron

Security policeman SSGT Leo Miller feeds rounds into an M-2 .50-caliber machine gun during heavy weapons training at Rodriquez Range

Security policemen pick up brass shell casings after firing an M-2 .50-caliber machine gun during heavy weapons training at Rodriquez Range

Security policemen take turns dropping rounds into an M-29 81mm mortar during heavy weapons training at Rodriquez Range

51st Security Police Squadron member SSGT Robert Colyer packs a white phosphorous mortar round during heavy weapons training at Rodriquez Range

Security policeman SSGT Charlie Bryer coordinates mortar fire with a range officer by using a radio during heavy weapons training at Rodriquez Range

A security policeman removes the hot barrel of an M-2 .50-caliber machine gun for cleaning during heavy weapons training at Rodriquez Range

SSGT Joseph Reilly instructs a security policeman to remove the hot barrel of an M-2 .50-caliber machine gun during heavy weapons training at Rodriquez Range. Reilly is a member of the 3rd Security Police Squadron

A security policeman changes and cleans the hot barrel of an M-2 .50-caliber machine gun during heavy weapons training at Rodriquez Range

Security policemen take turns dropping rounds into an M-29 81mm mortar during heavy weapons training at Rodriquez Range

Security policemen unload boxes of mortar ammunition from trucks and stack them during heavy weapons training at Rodriquez Range

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

Security policeman SGT Robert Pendygraft fire an M-2 .50-caliber machine gun as SRA Calvin Hill feeds rounds into the gun during heavy weapons training at Rodriquez Range

Security policeman SSGT Joseph Reilly teacher M-2 .50-caliber machine gun operation to SGT Montgomery Postelthwait during heavy weapons training at Rodriquez Range. The instructor is a member of the 3rd Security Police Squadron

Security policemen take turns dropping rounds into an M-29 81mm mortar during heavy weapons training at Rodriquez Range

Security policeman SSGT Joseph Reilly teaches M-2 .50-caliber machine gun operation to his team during heavy weapons training at Rodriquez Range. Reilly is a member of the 3rd Security Police Squadron

AIRMAN John Rush stretches his arms to signal the alignment of an M-29 81mm mortar and its tripod. The airman is an 8th Security Police Squadron member participating in heavy weapons training

Security policemen set charges on and stack illumination mortar rounds during heavy weapons training at Rodriquez Range

A security policeman fire an M-2 .50-caliber machine gun as his teammate feeds rounds into the gun during heavy weapons training at Rodriquez Range

Security policemen set charges on mortar rounds during heavy weapons training at Rodriquez Range

MASTER SGT. Arvel Jackson instructs 1ST LT. Vance Zider on the use of a tripod-mounted mortar sight to ensure the position and alignment of an 81mm mortar and its base plate during heavy weapons training at Rodriquez Range. Jackson is a Pacific Air Force 3rd Security Police Squadron heavy weapons superintendent and Zider, a 51st Security Police Squadron member

Security policeman set charges on and stack illumination mortar rounds during heavy weapons training at Rodriquez Range

SSGT Craig Harvey explains the use of a white phosphorous mortar round to security policemen during heavy weapons training at Rodriquez Range. Harvey is a 3rd Security Police Squadron heavy weapons instructor

Security policeman SSGT Michael Moore sets a charge on an illumination mortar round during heavy weapons training at Rodriquez Range

Security policeman SSGT Robert Carrier fires an M-67 90mm recoilless rifle during heavy weapons training at Rodriquez Range

Security policemen unload boxes of mortar ammunition from trucks during heavy weapons training at Rodriquez Range

An American serviceman and his Korean girlfriend shop

Amerasian children are served lunch at the St. Vincent's Home for Amerasian Children. Amerasian children are those born of an American serviceman and a Korean mother

MSGT Howard Watson, 51st Composite Wing, talks to two Amerasian children (the children of American servicemen and Korean mothers) at the St. Vincent's Home for Amerasian Children

TSGT Bill Lipham, assigned to the 51st Composite Wing, Osan Air Base, plays with an Amerasian child (the child of a Korean woman and an American serviceman) during a visit to the St. Vincent's Home for Amerasian children

A Peace Corps volunteer teaches children at the St. Vincent's Home for Amerasian Children (those children of mixed Korean-American heritage)

AMN Johnny Powers lets visiting Amerasian children (the children of Korean women and American servicemen) help him with a fire hose. The children are from the St. Vincents Home for Amerasian Children

Ms. Tae Sun Pak (left), a social worker employed by the Osan Air Base Chapter of the Amerasian Association, talks to a child of a Korean woman and an American serviceman

TSGT Bill Lipham, 51st Composite Wing, carries a little Amerasian girl (the daughter of a Korean woman and an American serviceman) during a visit to the St. Vincent's Home for Amerasian Children

A young child at the St. Vincent's Home for Amerasian Children (those children of mixed Korean-American heritage)

TSGT Bill Lipham, assigned to the 51st Composite Wing, Osan Air Base, plays with an Amerasian child (the child of a Korean woman and an American serviceman) during a visit to the St. Vincent's Home for Amerasian Children

Ms. Tae Sun Pak (left), a social worker employed by the Osan Air Base Chapter of the Amerasian Association, contacts Korean mothers with children fathered by American servicemen

A volunteer at St. Vincent's Home for Amerasian Children wipes tears from a child's face. Amerasian children are those of mixed Korean-American heritage

A young girl at St. Vincent's Home for Amerasian Children (those unwanted children of mixed American-Korean background) holds a flower

Lunch is served outside at the St. Vincent's Home for Amerasian Children. The home is for the children of American servicemen and Korean mothers that are being put up for adoption

A young Amerasian child at the St. Vincent's Home for Amerasian Children cries during a disagreement over a toy. Amerasian children are those children of mixed Korean-American heritage and are not generally accepted by the Korean people

A boy at St. Vincent's Home for Amerasian Children (those unwanted children of mixed American-Korean background) washes his face

Ms. Tae Sun Pak (left), a social worker employed by the Osan Air Base Chapter of the Amerasian Association, talks to a child of an American serviceman and a Korean woman

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