Rick Holt's Adventures in Vietnam
Letters Home from Vietnam, 1971

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Long Thanh North
June 23, 1971
10 pm

Dear Folks,

I'm all alone here tonight. Seacord is in the guard hooch. Moss moved out this evening to his friends room. Can't blame him. The room he's moving into is really nice. It has the bunks built into the walls and they have a bar and it's just fixed up nice. This place is a dump compared to it. Duff left for 90th Replacement this morning. I took over his corner of the room and his double wall locker. I've got a nice cozy little corner of the room. Now that everybody is gone I took the opportunity to clean this place up. We had stacks of old magazine and newspapers laying around and all kinds of odd junk accumulated on the table. If it didn't look any good I threw it away. The tables are now empty. Also cleaned up Seacord's corner of the room. It was a disaster area. He has all his stuff together -- and all in one pile. Got it all straightened out and swept the place out. So it's starting to look a little better.

Spent the day checking radio banks. We got a supply of batteries in today. A crate weighing 750 pounds with 200 batteries in it.

No mail today


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