Specialist 5 Richard A. “Dick” Durrance, U.S. Army, 1968

An artilleryman with A Battery, 6th Battalion, 33rd Artillery, U.S. Army 1st Air Cavalry Division receives mail from home at LZ Stud during Operation Pegasus. LZ Stud was originally established by the 1st Cavalry Division on Route 9 in early 1968 to support Operation Pegasus, the relief of Khe Sanh, and was later occupied by the 9th Marine Regiment, who renamed it Vandegrift Combat Base.

Artillery Man