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334th Armed Helicopter Company

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This unit came into existence October 1966 from the assets of the 197th Armed Hel C, colors retired to Ft Benning. The orginal unit UTT, came to Vietnam in Sept. 62. Went on to be 68th Avn Unit, then 197th Armed Hel Co, then 334th Armed Hel. Co. The unit got its first Cobras in Sept 67, call sign Playboys. In Sept 68 unit went to all cobras, sending all Charlie-model gunships to 68thAHC or the Navy and ARVN's A DRAGON IS FOREVER!! - Jim Aretz

Unit History - Click on the photo to view the enire unit history
SP/4 Roger Harrelson, Motor Pool 197th/334th, Bien Hoa 1966

This poem's author is unknown but believed to be a British Officer from the Crimean War or late 19th century. It was also on 197th Personal cards ( Business card type). I'm responsible for it being on the wall of the Club.
SP/4 Roger Harrelson, Motor Pool 197th/334th, Bien Hoa 1966

Me in the motor. Like I said I didn't make the year book, on leave when pictures were taken
SP/4 Roger Harrelson, Motor Pool 197th/334th, Bien Hoa 1966

Cobras showing the markings for 1st Plt, 334 AWC.
Image courtesy of Chris Miller

334th Playboys camo Cobra in parking at Bien Hoa airbase
Image courtesy of Chip Decker

Photo of the unit patch from the 145th CAB Phtorial History Book Volume 1 pub in 1967, page 01
Image courtesy of Dave Green 68th AHC crew chief

Photo of the units HQ staff from the 145th CAB Phtorial History Book Volume 1, pub in 1967, page 35
Image courtesy of Dave Green 68th AHC crew chief

Photo of the 1st page of the units history page from the 145th CAB Phtorial History Book Volume 1, pub in 1967, page 36
Image courtesy of Dave Green 68th AHC crew chief

Photo of the units personnel from the 145th CAB Phtorial History Book Volume 1, pub in 1967, page 37
Image courtesy of Dave Green 68th AHC crew chief

Photo of the 2nd page of the units history page from the 145th CAB Phtorial History Book Volume 1, pub in 1967, page 38
Image courtesy of Dave Green 68th AHC crew chief

Photo of the graphic of the units history page from the 145th CAB Phtorial History Book Volume 1, pub in 1967, page 38 high resolution
Image courtesy of Dave Green 68th AHC crew chief

One of the two Camo snakes of the 334th Playboys (1967).
Image courtesy of Chip Decker

Was a patch ever made for the 4th Platoon Gangbustrs? Information and an example of the patch would be much appreciated - contact the Webmaster. This illustration was featured in the 1966 Edition of "Saber"- the 334th's Unit History for the year.
Image courtesy of Bill Miller


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