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The following photos were submitted by Roger W. Pires. Roger was a member of "I" Company, 223rd Inf Regt while serving in Korea. Additional photos on this page were submitted by friends of Roger that were stationed with him in Korea.

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Number 1

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Left to right: RICHARD STOUT, Unknown and ROBERT SWARTZHOFF.

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Number 3

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Number 4

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Kim Yung Dok, Litter bearer.

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CHARLES KROHN in center. HENRY FIELDS, second from right. Others unknown.

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On the MLR somewhere around the Kumwha Valley area. Left to right: Mike Schager, Unknown and squad leader SFC Geo Schmidt.

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Machine gunner, Derril Silkwood on the right. Others unknown.

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Spring 52. Somewhere around Kumwha Valley. Squad leader Herb Parker. KIA Sept 52

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Roger Pires with Japanese laborers just prior to shipping out to Korea with the Regt.

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Co "I" area of responsibility on the MLR. Witches Teat, Kumwha Valley area.

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Japan, just before shipping out to Korea. Kneeling left to right: Derril Silkwood, Fields and Spillers. Standing left to right: Felder, Unknown, Darden, Krohn and Jimenez.

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Smokey and Derril Silkwood on KP just before shipping out for Korea.

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Feb 1952. No mans land, returning from patrol in which the squad leader was KIA..

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Summer 1952. Guerreo, one of two Guamanians assigned.

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Krohn and some of the guys. Henry Fields is on the left in front with leg proped up.

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Roger said when it's time for a break you take it where ever you are.

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Some of the guys in Roger's platoon.

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Korean girl at Camp Vogel

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Ruben Castro and Dan Vallejo

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Feb 1952 Korea bound. L-R Joe Alvarez, John Wells, Ruben Castro, Francis Reed and Darrel McSeveney.

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FIREBALL

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Waiting to board ship bound for Korea. L-R Darrel McSeveney, Louis Richter, Joe Alvarez, Unk, Earl Root, Bobby Heller and kneeling Pat Yellowhair.

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Dan Vigliotte and Bill Davis

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Feb 52 McDougal at first outpost in Kumwha Valley

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Feb 52 Mark Potter at the first outpost in Kumwha Valley

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Roy and Kim

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USO Show

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Chow line in the reserve area.

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Bob Rebbeck and Tom Swancutt

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