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  • Source is exactly "Ronald Oakes Vietnam and Iraq photographs (RHC-80)"
Go to Crashed Special Forces C-130 on the FOB Q-West runway item page

Crashed Special Forces C-130 on the FOB Q-West runway on December 31, 2004.
Go to Deploying Men Under Fire item page

Lt. O'Rourke (center of picture) deploying troops during a firefight south of Hue.
Go to Dorms at the Defense Language Institute West Coast in Monterrey, California item page

Dorms at the Defense Language Institute West Coast in Monterrey, California.
Go to DURMO yard at FOB Balad item page

DURMO yard at FOB Balad. This is the area where all the discarded equipment is brought; everything from tanks to refrigerators.
Go to Engineers placing C-4 around the bobby-trapped U.S. 105 mm howitzer round that Oakes stepped on item page

Engineers placing C-4 around the bobby-trapped U.S. 105 mm howitzer round that Oakes stepped on.
Go to Entrance ramp to an underground power plant at FOB Q-West item page

Entrance ramp to an underground power plant at FOB Q-West. In the background is Area 51, where civilian fuel trucks from Turkey would wait to be unloaded.
Go to Flame tank support around camp Doung Son item page

Prior to troops advancing through the tree line, the flame tanks burnt out all the bobby-traps.
Go to Flooding in Camp Dong Son after a typhoon in September 1968 item page

Flooding in Camp Dong Son after a typhoon in September 1968.
Go to FOB Q-West from the air item page

FOB Q-West from the air. The white object in the middle ground is water palletized at the end of the runway.
Go to FOB Q-West perimeter consisting of a chain-link fence topped with barbwire backed up by a dirt berm item page

FOB Q-West perimeter consisting of a chain-link fence topped with barbwire backed up by a dirt berm. Notice the dump on the left consisting of destroyed Iraqi vehicles.
Go to Golf driving range the men constructed on FOB Q-West item page

Golf driving range the men constructed on FOB Q-West.
Go to Gun truck from the Iraqi national guard item page

Gun truck from the Iraqi national guard. January 2005.
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