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    "Operation Vung Tau"   

2005 SummerFest - Lakefield Airport, Ohio - (August 10 - 14)


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Tuesday: Set Up Day

Vung Tau from air

First to arrive, Mark, Jim Haynes and William Terry

Where do we start?

Prez Haynes after a masterful session of tent erection

Main Tent: Seats 300

Maint Tent

A new 173d sign from TD's Pub&Grub

Tyler Grieshop

'Mon back"

Hoosier SummerFest Taxi

Now comes the Lambertson's

Dumpster in place

Jump School still needs a little work, scheduled for Wed. First class on Friday @ 9am

Wednesday: Day 1

Jump School door is open

Jump School room is prepared

Library Area 1 Porta-Johns

Herding has begun

George is in town

Sandy, Sue and Mike are here

Go Hoosiers!

Rocky is here

Scott's ready for 2nd Batt Recon's

Schulte raising the roof

Leo contemplating

Carl helping out

Rocky's daughter

Area 2 offices

Last year's party site

Kitchen & Joel has arrived

Thursday: Day 2

VP Mark Mitchell and kids flight back to Reunion

Reunion sign secured

Vendors open for business

Miechelle: One that got away

Short Timer?

Friday: Day 3

Steve's Quad pulls in

Miechelle locked and loaded

Joel and his 50 Cal on M1

Light Arty for effect


Golf Course cutie after tandem jump

Hoza after Tandem jump

Klostermans after Gene's memorial

Klostermans in tent at presentation

Paul Dinardo on right

Daytime at the fire ring

Scott selling raffle tickets to Sam Mingle

MI Mike and Sandy

Amy, John and Sue, no ED claim here!

Jim Haynes memorializes Spence

50 Cal kids flying w/Skip

Local VFW Honor Guard

Photo: Dave Camron

Michigan Mike Tanner

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SP4 Larry Schember

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SP4 John R. Ward

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Sam Mingle

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SFC Russell E. Colins

Photo: Dave Camron

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SP5 Joel McDargh & Son

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Jose Palacios

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Leo Hill

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Russ & Col. Sigholtz

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SSG Roy T Sparks

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SSG Clark W. Etterman

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SGT Dan Miller

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SP4 Dan Starrs

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SGM Harold Dale

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Saturday: Day 4

UH1H arrives from Rickenbacker

Huey hovers over for static display

Jump school

Gunners digs

Ski and Domingo's irons

Maison de Skip and Miechelle

No PTSD here

(L to R) Rick McCarty. Jim Dickey & John Schulte

Beautiful landing Rick McCarty

Jim Dickey: post jump

Sunset over main tent

Schulte after jump

Jump Wing presentations

Rocky with honored guest

The Band

Sunday: Day 5

Mark w/Family

Closing hours

Fire Marshall George

Awaiting kindling temp.

Leg chair

Breaking camp

Last good-byes: Sam and John



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