UH-34, MCAS San Diego
The UH-34 first flew on 8 March 1954. The HUS/UH-34 entered Marine units in 1957. This aircraft is best known for its service in Vietnam where at least eight crew members earned the Navy Cross. Beginning with operation SHUFLY which ran from April 1962 through December 1964 the HUS was the main assault helicopter for the Marine Corps, as well as carrying out large numbers of RVN operations.
This shot … “Can I get a light for my Cigar?”