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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
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