Ia Drang Veterans
Jack Smith, C/2/7
CPT Paul Winkel, Huey pilot
Bob Towles, D/2/7
2LT Robert Taft – KIA 11/14/65; Xray – was the first casualty in the fight for the dry creekbed (Army Photo)
Sgt. Ronald G. Sleeis was with HHC, 3rd Brigade at the Cateka tea plantation during the Ia Drang Campaign. Commo Platoon Photo by Ron Sleeis
James Shadden (left) and Snyder Bembry D/2/7 CAV at Xray 11/17/65. Bembry was KIA later that day and Shadden was severely wounded.