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Paul Frank @Fishnet'68
Fri Apr 8, 2011 05:19

When John? I Was There Fm. Mar.'68 To 12/68.
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  • FISHNETJohn W. Hart, Thu Apr 7 22:19
    What happened at the Fishnet??
    • Fishnetjymjon, Fri Apr 8 13:47
      To me nothing. I thought it was some sort of forward base.I was posted there when the General was there to service his huey if needed. He had a little house trailer there, I had a bed next to it. Jim ... more
    • Fishnet — Paul Frank @Fishnet'68, Fri Apr 8 05:19
      • Old VietnamJohn W. Hart, Fri Apr 8 08:57
        A 1/2 hr of Old Vietnam and the war that you guys kicked alot of aassssses.
      • FISHNETJohn W. Hart, Fri Apr 8 07:57
        Were was the Fishnet and why was it called that? As you might have figured, I cannot recall being there. John
        • FishnetThomas R. "Bogie" Bogenhagen, Thu Apr 14 17:29
          Do you guys remember when Fishnet had a fire on the roof? Helicopter from air base had a water bag slung underneath and dumped water on the roof to put the fire out. Or The rocket attack at night... more
          • FISHNETSteve Perkins A2/3, Fri Apr 15 10:24
            I remember the hole in the wall. A 2/3 was at the fishnet for a couple day stand down. Forth platoon was set up on the outside of the fence. (guess they did not want us to close to the civilized... more
            • fishnet whore houseJay Voorhees A2/3, Sat Apr 16 06:48
              The subject of the Fishnet whore house as remembered so well by Steve Perkins- A 2/3. This was a subject of review in detail at the last company reunion.The file on this piece of history was sealed... more
              • Fishnet whore house movieSteve Perkins A2/3, Sun Apr 17 08:49
                Leo Dicaprio as Jay Voorhees, Johnny Depp as Pusti, and Bogie as himself as the half drunk GI.
                • AuditionsThomas R. "Bogie" Bogenhagen, Sun Apr 17 12:07
                  Steve He we go again, with a childish personal attack. You don't know if I even drank when I was in Viet Nam. or for that matter, if I even drink now. Seeing you have never bought me a drink or met... more
                  • Auditionsratscallion70, Mon Apr 18 12:17
                    • My Answer:Thomas R. "Bogie" Bogenhagen, Mon Apr 18 21:16
                      IITYWYBAD? Bogie
              • Fishnet Whore Houseyogi, Sun Apr 17 07:42
                Being an FNG at the Fishnet with A 2/3 ,the guys told me about this famous establishment,young and fresh from the World,I was thinking of pretty round eyed beauties,so one night I wondered down there ... more
              • Tom Cruise's Leading LadyPaul Frank@ FRishnet'68, Sat Apr 16 09:50
                Good One Jay! Leading Lady(?) Who Else But Jane Fonda (~_o)!
                • Tom Cruise Leading Ladyyogi, Sun Apr 17 07:50
                  Good One Paul ,except she would have to be the Leading Lady for the NVA in the movie Platoon !!! : ) : ) Yogi
          • Not That You Were There.?Paul Frank @ Fishnet'68, Thu Apr 14 22:02
            Thomas(Bogie), Do You Mean Fishnet Or The Whore House? It Really Wasn't A House, More Like A Shed. You For Got About The Shitter. Bad Place To Be When A Chopper Takes Off Or Lands... Never Use The... more
            • Whore HouseThomas R. "Bogie" Bogenhagen, Fri Apr 15 14:21
              Paul I don't think you were there either. And I am not talking about, inside the Walls of Fishnet. As Steve, who was there said, "It was a HOUSE" and not a shed, unless you knew of... more
        • FISHNETPaul Frank @Fishnet'68, Fri Apr 8 15:36
          John, Fishnet Was 20,25 K's Southwest Of Saigon. XS7787. Bde Fwd Hqs. Its Call Sign..."Horseshoe Bend"...The Name Fishnet Was Used, Cuz. Fishnets Were Manufactured There. The Fishnet Machinery Was... more
        • Re: FISHNETjymjon, Fri Apr 8 14:42
          It was a old fishnet manufacturing factory ,about 15 minutes outside of Long Bien. Jim Johnson
        • Fishnetjymjon, Fri Apr 8 14:15
          If I remember it was about 15 minutes by huey from Long Bien. It was called the fishnet because it was a old fishnet manufacturing plant. Still has the machines inside. Jim Johnson
          • FishnetPaul Frank @Fishnet'68, Fri Apr 8 16:17
            Jim..Welcome Home!.. You Are Correct,(15Min). In Performing My Duties,. Went Back-n-Forth FM Fishnet To BMB And Back. I Would Catch A Ride on "66Papa". Jim, Were You Part Of The Flight Crew? If One... more
            • fishnet jymjon, Wed Apr 13 20:07
              Thanks a lot. You sure have a good memory. I never had a good one to start with and it hasn''t got any better. I wasn't part of the fight crew( pilots,crew chief and door gunner) I was what they call ... more
              • More Fishnet J. Lucero, Thu Apr 14 09:29
                Redcatchers, The Fishnet also had a forward Tactical Operation Control (TOC)where General Davison and other top brass worked. The 298th Signal Platoon had a teletype for sending and receiving coded,... more
                • Fishnetjymjon, Fri Apr 15 00:17
                  Interesting post. But you lost me on the relationship etqween Jackie Robinson and General Davison, outside the obvious fact they were both black. You give too much credit to Jackie Robinson and not... more
                  • FISHNETJay Deutsch, Tue Apr 19 23:11
                    Was there from July to Sept 68. Worked S3 for 2/40. We slept on the 2nd floor with about 20 other guys. We were one floor below the roof with all the 292's in a row. The Xenon light was at the left... more
                    • Fishnet memoriesKen Pepiton, Mon Nov 21 22:41
                      Jay Duetsch, good story. We probably at least saw each other at the KHAI VINH fishnet factory, I was the commo guy or one of a team of three, who ruined potable water cans to make hot showers... more
                • FishnetAnonymous, Thu Apr 14 22:28
                  Interesting Post.But can't figure out what Jackie Robinson had anything to do with paving the way for General Davison as a brigade Commander outside of the obvious fact that they were both black. I... more
              • Five Gallon CanPaul Frank @ Fishnet'68, Wed Apr 13 23:24
                Thanks For Your Response. I Remember The "Can"! The Guys @ Como, Told Me To Place The Can Close To The Generator, 5 Min Or So...Presto,Hot Water. One Time When The Rains Came There Was A Water Fall... more
            • FishnetRodger Crum, Sun Apr 10 09:59
              Paul Frank Paul, contact me on my e-mail I would like to talk to you about your time at the Fishnet.
              • FishnetRodger Crum, Sun Apr 10 17:24
                Paul Frank My e-mail address is
              • Your E-Mail, Paul Frank@Fishnet'68, Sun Apr 10 15:13
                Rodger, Don't Have Access To Your E-Mail.
          • Home townThomas R. "Bogie" Bogenhagen, Fri Apr 8 15:03
            JJ Where do you live, what city and state? Bogie
            • Home townjymjon, Fri Apr 8 15:22
              Riverside, California
              • hometownBob Tolliver, Mon Apr 11 06:30
                I am in Phelan, ca about 45min from Riverside. used to live in Riverside contact me ref, a get togeather C 3/7th 199th 68/70
              • Home TownPaul Frank @ Fishnet'68, Fri Apr 8 17:44
                Jim, Thats A Big "W O W" Man, I Live @ LA. Used To Live @ Corona In The 80's.
                • hometownbob tolliver, Mon Apr 11 06:34
                  I used to live in Riverside in the mid 70s my wife is from Norco. we live in Phelan now. e-me at ref a get togeather C 3/7th 199th 68/70
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