~ 720th Military Police Battalion Vietnam History Project ~

Photo G3068:  Left to right: SP/4 Ranier “Hippie” Trappe (boat gunner) holds the bow rope of the Boston Whaler Skimmer as SGT James Harding and his scout dog Prince, of the 212th MP Company (Sentry Dog) Scout Dog Unit, 720th MP Battalion, and members of a B Company, 720th MP Battalion, 89th MP Group, 18th MP Brigade ambush & recon squad exit the B Company River Patrol boat on the Dong Nai River in the battalion Tactical Area Of Responsibility in Bien Hoa Province, III Corps Tactical Zone, Vietnam in 1968. Behind Harding is a unidentified member of the ambush team, SP/4 Jimmy Simpson (boat driver), and another unidentified member of the ambush team. If you can assist in any identifications, please use this Email Link. Courtesy of SP/4 Kenneth J. Marraccini, B Company & HQ Detachment, 720th MP Battalion, October 1968-December 1969.

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