Another on of the new Sams this time dressed in ripstop BDUs with
painted desert boots (a slightly different shade than the ones on my
This Sam pensivly gazes into the sky awaiting his next jump. Under his chute he wears the H-suspenders with 2 ammo pouches, 2 canteens, bayonet, and first aid pouch.
Paratroops weren't often used in Vietnam in their traditional role (jumping from planes) so perhaps this Sam is still training stateside.