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Tom Sparkman Photos

Thanks to Tom for the following photos from his time in Vietnam aboard the USS Benewah (APB-35) in 1968

Sideboys are even number of ship's personnel numbering from two to eight who man the quarterdeck or helo deck to welcome dignitaries.  The rank of the dignitary determines the number of welcoming sideboys who salute the visitor upon arrival.  Here are some pictures Tom took of sideboys on the Benewah:


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