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Merle Phillips said:   April 13, 2017 10:40 am PST
My fathers best buddy Brent Johnson ran the quarry, we have been trying to get up with him somehow for years with no luck. Merle was there Oct 68- 69. He ran the crusher. He remembers you, please send him or me a email. Mine is bphillips@billblackauto.com. He would like to get in touch with you.

Ron Miley said:   March 31, 2017 6:26 am PST
Don't remember names to much. We probably crossed paths some where there. I worked on the crusher and the rock quarry. There were two 12 hour shifts. He may have been on the other shift. I was in Dak To from June 68 till May 69. Was guard on the quarry bunker with M-79 for a while. Watching the Vietnamese throw grenades in the river and go after the fish when the grenade exploded.

Merle Phillips said:   March 30, 2017 6:48 am PST
My dad, Merle Phillips ran the crusher at Dak To 68-69. He doesn't get on PC very often but I keep check on these sites for him.

Ron Miley said:   March 19, 2017 6:55 am PST
I have not talked to anyone that served in Dak To since probably 1970. I have searched for pictures of the old rock crusher or the rock quarry to no avail. At 71 now my memory is not what it used to be, not bad as yet but a long time ago. I saw on the old page that Thomas Rohr has passed. I remember him and like I said before a GI nick-named “Pollock” and one last name of Kenner. Of course Lt. Koch was CO when I went back to the world. Does your website have any photos from back then in Dak To? I have some photos from then but need to find where I stored them. Does anyone remember the rock quarry? Every morning we had to wait for the mine sweepers to clear the road to the quarry. One morning we got to the quarry and then saw the mine sweep coming behind us, lucky that morning. I did not know until recently the 15th Engr Co (LE) was part of the 299th. From reading this guest book and others I assume the 15th moved to an ke? Some spoke of a rock crusher at An Ke, is that the same crusher that was at Dak To. Welcome Home Brothers Ron Miley

George Reischling said:   March 11, 2017 8:30 am PST
"TO THOSE WHO HAVE FOUGHT FOR IT, LIFE HAS A FLAVOR THAT THE PROTECTED WILL NEVER KNOW!" I came upon your site while surfing the net and knew that the above statement would have special meaning for you. I served with 3/22nd, 25th Infantry Division out of Tay Ninh as an infantryman. Fought the NVA on the slopes of Nui Ba Den twice with numerous firefights in and around the area bordering the Cambodian border. Remember your Christmas in Vietnam? Mine was spent on an ambush patrol near the Cambodian border. After 5 months in the field, I was pulled to the 93rd Evac at Long Binh to work with soldiers suffering from combat fatigue. Over the last 10 years, I chronicled my tour of duty and the response has been overwhelming. With your military background, you may find it interesting. There are presently over One Hundred 5 Star Reviews worldwide I believe that you will relate to this true story of the fight for Nui Ba Den and the struggles and sacrifices that the soldiers who served their country in Vietnam endured. Thousands of Vietnam Veterans have proudly endorsed these memoirs. Please check out the website at courageonthemountain.com with the accompanying introduction. It will make you proud for your service and all the men and women who served our country during the Vietnam war. I proud that you made it home brother! Thank you for your service and May God Bless! George Reischling

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