K Troop 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

The Blackhorse In Vietnam 1966 - 1972

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Phillip Tyson - Vietnam '68-69

Phillip Tyson

39th Sig Bn,
44th Combat Sig Co


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Phil served in Vietnam with the U.S. Army in 1968 to 1969 with the 39th Signal Battalion, 44th Combat Signal Company whose home was with the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment ("Blackhorse") out of Long Gaio near Xuan Loc in III Corp. Phil provided communication and signal sites for MACV Advisory team 50 and the 44th Tactical Operation Center in Cao Lahn.  Phil has contributed an interesting aerial photo of Blackhorse Base Camp along with others.

Blackhorse Base Camp (aerial) 1968.
Phil With M-79 Grenade Launcher
July 4, 1996 Parade - Georgia VietVet Assoc. Float
Parade Participants
ACAVs on Blackhorse road
Lone Soldier - Blackhorse Base Camp
39th Signal Co. Radio Tower - Blackhorse
M-48 Tanks - Blackhorse Rubber Trees
Entrance To The PX - Blackhorse Base Camp

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Nui Cha Chen - taken from Xuan Loc 1968"

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