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LRP: The Silent Search

written by Specialist Four Terry McCauley

A small hole in the defoliated jungle became visible as the Huey neared the landing zone. As the two escorting Cobras began to circle the LZ, the log ship pilot eased forward on the control stick and the chopper slipĀ­ped sideways into a steep dive. With dust and debris rushing toward the Plexiglas window, the pilot sent the ship skimming across the top of a small hill, slowed and hovered. Five camouflaged figures were out of the craft and sprinting for the wood line to begin another long range patrol. (more…)