June 11, 2012

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Spec 4 Walter Jones (left) with his other UH-1 “Huey” Iroquois crew members in Vietnam during his tour in the Mekong Delta in 1971. CWO 4 Walter Jones, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, was reunited with his battle buddy after over 40 years apart, Spec 4 Robert “Pinky” Pilkinton. Pilkinton, a crewmember aboard another helicopter at the time, got out of the Army and Vietnam a little while after this photo was taken. By writing a Letter to the Editor Pinky was able to reunite with Jones.




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