|Top left photo: L/Cpl Mel “Dr. Soul” Avant, Cpl. Leiker, and PFC Reggie “Capt. Soul” Childs with Childs standing next to the school house. Cpl Leiker was the CAP commander.
Middle left photo: Childs is kneeling on the left, PFC Crandal is kneeling on the right. Paul Kaupas is the Marine standing on the left and Leiker and But are standing on the right with Nguyen But ( a PF and our interpreter) on the end. Others are not known.
Middle right photo: Taken at the west gate with the Marine in the rear pointing to the north. Others are not known.
Bottom left photo: PFC Bill “Buddha” Hines
Bottom right photo: Childs and Hines are kneeling with Childs on the left, Avant, PFC Gary “Beaver” Holmes and another Marine are standing with Avant on the left. They are in front of the west gate.
|Paul Kaupas and two babysons in front of the hooch the tallest boy lived in. Kaupas lived there too. Duong is on the right.|
|Paul Kaupas is shown here with a Vietnamese girl who lived in the hooch to the right. This is at the base of the trail that was used to go up 9 George.|
|The school house is in the background.
Back row from left to right; Cpl Paul Kaupas, Nguyen But, James Samuel “Mississippi Sam” Parker, an unidentified Marine, Reggie Childs, PF, and Gary Holmes
Front row from left to right; an unidentified Marine, Sgt. Murphy, and another unidentified Marine.
|Left to right; Reggie Childs, Gary Holmes, L/Cpl. Rick Sherrill, PFC Steve Hicks, John Wagner, Paul Kaupas with But in the front. Again, the school house is the background. Sherrill was KIA in the attack and Wagner just passed away December 22, 2012.|
|But, Hernandez, Paul Kaupas, and Michael Shuemaker near the school house. Hernandez was wounded twice by hand grenades within a two hour period prior to the battle of September 13, 2013. Shuemaker was wounded on July 4, 1969 and died the next day.|
|Michael Shuemaker, John Wagner, But, and Paul Kaupas near the school house.|
|Reggie Childs standing next to the school house.|
|9 George as seen from the west hamlet