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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.
Left to right: RICHARD STOUT, Unknown and ROBERT SWARTZHOFF.
Kim Yung Dok, Litter bearer.
CHARLES KROHN in center. HENRY FIELDS, second from right. Others unknown.
On the MLR somewhere around the Kumwha Valley area. Left to right: Mike Schager, Unknown and squad leader SFC Geo Schmidt.
Machine gunner, Derril Silkwood on the right. Others unknown.
Spring 52. Somewhere around Kumwha Valley. Squad leader Herb Parker. KIA Sept 52
Roger Pires with Japanese laborers just prior to shipping out to Korea with the Regt.
Co "I" area of responsibility on the MLR. Witches Teat, Kumwha Valley area.
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.
Smokey and Derril Silkwood on KP just before shipping out for Korea.
Feb 1952. No
mans land, returning from patrol in which the squad leader was KIA..
Summer 1952. Guerreo, one of two Guamanians assigned.
Krohn and some of the guys. Henry Fields is on the left in front with leg proped up.
Roger said when it's time for a break you take it where ever you are.
Some of the guys in Roger's platoon.
Korean girl at Camp Vogel
Ruben Castro and Dan Vallejo
Feb 1952 Korea bound. L-R Joe Alvarez, John Wells, Ruben Castro, Francis Reed and Darrel McSeveney.
Waiting to board ship bound for Korea. L-R Darrel McSeveney, Louis Richter, Joe Alvarez, Unk, Earl Root, Bobby Heller and kneeling Pat Yellowhair.
Dan Vigliotte and Bill Davis
Feb 52 McDougal at first outpost in Kumwha Valley
Feb 52 Mark Potter at the first outpost in Kumwha Valley
Roy and Kim
Chow line in the reserve area.
Bob Rebbeck and Tom Swancutt