Kontum Jul 66 Viet Nam Map
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The next stop for the 390th Traveling Circus was just outside the MACV compound in Kontum.  We were separated from the forward base of the 48th and we had to fend for ourselves.  Normally we would go over to the MACV compound for food but we would have a cookout once in a while.
Kontum c Starting with William "Bill" Schmidt with the blond hair from Hicksville, Long Island, moving left we have Joe Payne, Ted Tippets from Arizona and Bill Taylor from West Virginia.  Second from left is Tony Di Camillo.  Heading right, it might be Bob Sinclair and then Daniels
 
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The dark standing person is John Barrick.  Joe Kochanski is in the foreground with his back to us.  In the far right eating corn is Brock.  Fletcher is sitting on the bench and eating corn.
 
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Ted Tippets is in the tee shirt.  Joel Fisher is 4th from left.
 
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John Forstrom and Ted Tippets.
 
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Right to left, John Forstrom and Joe Carr from California.
 
Kontum In Kontum we went through the first Monsoon season.  I had this shaving stand build from shell crates and I captured rain water in the tent flaps.
 
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We had a visit from a Skycrane that needed some fuel.  Quite a change from our Hueys.