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HMM-361, 1963-64

Submitted by: Richard Dittman

Sgt. Richard Dittman repairs landing strut on his UH34
in a Viet Cong infested area. His aircraft was badly damaged while surveying the wreckage of two other 361 aircraft 
(linked to the KIA incident Oct. 1963)

361's maintenance crew performed a quick engine change, landing gear replacement, and other repairs to recover the aircraft.
Cpl. George S. Dufalla (covered, holding grease gun) operates a portable air servicing bottle. If anyone knows the whereabouts of George Dufalla please contact me Richard Dittman.

Sgt. Richard Dittman and Sgt, Earl L. Tunmire (right) after receiving an award from LTCOL Thomas Ross (center)



Navy Times article

Navy Times article


Thank you Richard Dittman

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