218th Military Police Company in Vietnam
Vung Ro Bay Detachment
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The Vung Ro Bay Detachment's duties included patrol of the shoreline as well as the harbor. Much of the detachment's patrol duties were in PBR or other small water craft. 218th MP Company members were in Vung Ro Bay from mid '68 until Oct '69.
PBR display at the Military Police School, Ft Leonard Wood, MO. Photos by John Carpenter.
Above Left: (L-R) Duncan, Stapp & Conner on the docks; Above Right: (L-R) Palcic, SFC John Carpenter, Seymore & David Yell in Vung Ro Bay, 1968.
SFC John Carpenter, Detachment NCOIC, Vung Ro Bay, '68.
Above: Bryce Wade (C) others unknown on PBR patrol duty, '68.
Above Left: MPs with diver recovered from Vung Bay after he attempted to attach explosives to a supply ship in the harbor. Right: Unknown Detachment MPs with the diver's explosive device and harness.
Above: Unknown crew members load 50 cal. ammunition before PBR patrol, Vung Ro Bay, '68.
Above Left: Jack Teatsorth, Center Photo: Duncan fires up the grill; Right Photo: Bartels; at Vung Ro Bay, '68.