United States Navy soldiers of the Light Attack Squadron VAL-4 after arrival in Vietnam briefed by a customs officer. Customs officer uses a microphone to address the navy men. An official inspects a cardboard box. A navy men wipes his bunk at the barracks in Binh Thuy, Vietnam. Luggage of the soldiers lying on floor, beneath their bedding. Luggage carrier moves inside the barracks.
United States Navy soldiers of the Light Attack Squadron (VAL-4) at a briefing session in Binh Thuy in Vietnam. A junior officer introduces Captain A.H. Munson to the soldiers. Captain Munson on the rostrum addresses the soldiers. Soldiers listen carefully to him.
Vietnam tour by U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense David Packard . U.S. Vice Admiral Elmo Russell Zumwalt, Comnavforces, Vietnam talks with Captain Faulk of the U.S. Navy. They await the arrival of U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense David Packard at Binh Thuy Air Base. Rear Admiral W. R. Flanagan, Deputy Commander Naval Forces, Republic of Vietnam talks with Commodore Tran Van Chon, Chief of Naval Operations,Vietnamese Navy. Rear Admiral W R Flanagan in military clothes. Aide of Commodore Chon stands in the background. W. R. Flanagan, Commodore Chon and an unidentified Republic of Vietnam officer stand. Commodore Chon chats with Captain Faulk, W. R. Flanagan and Elmo Russell Zumwalt while waiting for Mr. Packard. David Packard arrives. He gets off a car. The welcoming committee moves towards the car to greet Mr Packard. Zumwalt, Chon and others welcomes Mr Packard. An unidentified man shakes hands with Mr Packard in the foreground. Aircraft parked in the background. Republic of Vietnam police in a jeep. A motorcade prepares to start up.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense David Packard on a tour of Vietnam. The official party arrives at the Naval Support Activity, Saigon. Binh Thuy Air Base administration building in the background. David Packard gets out of a car. He walks towards a U.S. Army UH-1H helicopter for flight to Cantho, Republic of Vietnam. The helicopter warms up. U.S. Vice Admiral Elmo Russell Zumwalt, Comnavforces, Vietnam gives a thumps up. An army officer boards the helicopter. It is ready for lift off. The plane director gives a signal for the lift off. The helicopter lifts off. Dignitaries stand in rain next to the helicopter at Cantho. Commodore Tran Van Chon, Chief of Naval Operations;Vietnamese Navy , in a rain coat. Mr Packard walks through the rain. Commodore Chon greets him. Mr Packard enters a car. He walks away from the car and moves into a building. Mr Packard and the party enters a small building. He gets into carry all. He leaves the doorway of the small building. He walks through mud and a sailor holds an umbrella over his head. He enters a small building and chats with unidentified naval officers. Mr Packard shakes hands with Vietnamese and other officers and prepares to leave from Ben Luc.
An orientation film for United States Air Force personnel assigned to Southeast Asia. USAF airmen at the Binh Thuy Air Base near the city of Can Tho in Vietnam. U.S. Air Force 632 Combat Support Group Unit Mail room on the Base. A sign board with the mail room timings. Airmen collect their mail at the counter and leave. Officers and airmen enter and leave the Officer's Club. A sign for the club near the door. Airmen emerge from the NCO Club, sign on a wall. A plaque amidst benches and plants. The plaque reads: 'Lest We Forget' in memory of AIC Millard W Lehman, 652 Air Police SQ, Arizona. An airman passes a huge sandbag bunker. 'Binh Thuy' written on lined barrels. Clothes lines outside barracks. An airman dries clothes on the line. Sandbags outside the barracks. An airman climbs stairs leading to the USAF Clothing Sales Store. A sign states the store's timings. A sign reads: 'R&R Office, Base Library, Tape Recordings, Personnel Services Office'.
Activities at Binh Thuy AFB, Vietnam. Secretary of U.S. Air Force Robert C. Seamans and party arrive at flight line in their car. VNAF personnel telling about the specifications of Rocket and Minigun at UH-1H aircraft. Vietnamese officer describing about the arms on UH-1H to Dr. Seamans. Gen. Lucius Clay,7th AF Commander and Dr. Seamans shaking hands with the VNAF personnel.