Pacific Stars and Stripes information

For date 680106

Primary service involved, US Air Force
South Vietnam
Location, Yankee Station
Description: The following is an edited version of a photo caption titled "Copter Refueled Over Gulf of Tonkin." A "Jolly Green Giant" helicopter eases itself under the belly of a C-130 Hercules tanker plane to take on fuel while on duty over the Gulf of Tonkin near the carrier Ranger on Yankee Station. The chopper is used to pick up downed pilots.

The source for this information was 6801pss.avn supplied by Les Hines

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