Rod Smith (at right) accompanies Specialist Clarkson and the crew of a CH-47C Chinook on a mission over South Vietnam , circa 1971-1972. About halfway through his tour of duty, Smith began to accompany the helicopter aircrews on their missions and had the opportunity to see the country outside the base. (Courtesy Rod Smith)
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