Dennis Tylinski "Ski" near Chu Lai Air Base, 1966

Dennis "Ski" Tylinski, Mike 3/5 My tour started on 6 Oct. '66, and ended 1 Nov. '67. A lot of things I've forgotten, but there are things that I'll remember forever. Was on most of the operations during that time, DESOTO, UNION  I and II, and SWIFT were the ones I remember the most. 

Was wounded 26 May '67, first day of UNION II in the late afternoon. If I remember correctly, Doc Conklin (KIA) was with our platoon. Our platoon CP was taken out by a mortar round or something. I do remember seeing the blast, I wasn't very far away. About seven guys were taken out, including our Lt. I think his name was Lt. Johnson, (a mustanger). I remember seeing him in the hospital later, but not after that. I was wounded later that day. Semper Fi, Ski

Ski, Hill 69 Chu Lai

Ski, near end of tour

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Ski, Roger Gaughan, Bob S.

 Roger Gaughan was wounded 1 May '67 during Operation UNION, then killed when the chopper he was on crashed into the sea. His name stands proud on the Mike 3/5 Wall of Honor

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1. Ski, near Chu Lai Air Base
2.Patrol near Hill 35, Regt.
3.Ski, outpost near Hill 35, Chu Lai

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1. l-r-Golden, Gaughan, Madera
2. l-r-Golden, Gaughan, Ski, Budd
3. l-r-Kevorkian, Jack, Ski, Pete Dye
4. l-r-Madera, Sgt. Cotton

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Jack, outpost near Hill 35

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1. Hill 69, Chu Lai
2. EM Club Hill 69, Chu Lai
3. Map of area-south

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1. Doc Herndon, Hill 69 Chu Lai
2. Smitty, ville near Hill 69
3. Karunka, Hill 69
4. Unknown

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1. Ski and Kim, village near Hill 69
2. Kim
3. Ski and Mylee, village near Hill 69
4. Mylee

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1. Jackson and Ski, village near Hill 69
2. Ski and Jackson's sister
3. Kids in ville near Hill 69
4. Unknown ville near Hill 69

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1. Two PFs, Hill 76
2. Singleton and PF near Hill 76, 1967

Operation DESOTO

Operation UNION and UNION II

1 May 1967 Memorial page

Doc Conklin Memorial page

Operation COCHISE

Operation SWIFT

Mike 3/5 Website

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