Milton T. Estrella's Collection

A Company Headquarters, 4th/47th Battalion, 2nd Brigade

Alpha Company Memorabilia

May 30, 1967 - Milt at Dong Tam.

February, 1967 - A tall, lean and mean
Milt Estrella at Camp Bearcat.

June 18, 1967 Milt dances with Tse Tse
(an u-Li Princess).  The people there are
much like our Native Americans and have
their own customs and culture far removed
from the Chinese.  Milt performed their
dance in front of a live Chinese audience.

Here's Milt on the USS Colleton near Vung
Tau - photo taken by Lt. Robert C. Aguado,
who lost his life during our June 19th
Battle near Ap Bac Village.


Alpha Company's Commo group at Dong Tam.
Top left:  Alex Montoya, Pops, Keith Bibee &
John Moxness.  Lower left: Richard Lundy
(KIA June 19, 1967), Milt and Jose Rivera.

Here's Milt on his last day of R & R at Green
Mountain, a big resort in the mountains
outside of Taipei - June 18, 1967.

June, 1966 - Basic Training at Fort Riley. Milt has
Wayne Linebaugh right where he wants him.

Milt was wounded on July 11, 1967 - here, he is awarded the Purple Heart by the 9th Infantry
Division Commander, Major General George G. O'Connor.  93rd Evac Hospital - Long Binh.

It's late 1992 in Las Vegas and several 4th/47th troopers have a mini reunion.

September, 2002 - Composite photo of Milt remembering fellow 4th/47th brothers who
fell June 19, 1967 - Diginity Traveling Wall, Houston National Cemetary.

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