174th Assault
Helicopter Company

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Thompson and Gentry atop the Shark hootch

Below, WO1 Fred Thompson (L) and WO1 Bob Gentry on the sun porch above the Shark hooch in December 1970. In the background is the company street and Dolphin Maintenance in the distance. Gentry was killed during a combat assault into LZ Hotel on the first day of Lam Son on 08 Feb 71. See the Crew Losses page for details. (Photo and caption by David Rosenthal, Dolphin 24, 1970.)