Marines at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in California, United States. An OV10A Bronco aircraft in flight. Another OV10A Bronco aircraft in flight over a field. Mountains in view. One of the OV10A Bronco aircraft lands and taxis on the airstrip at Camp Pendleton. A few Marine officers and Marines stand in formation on the airstrip at Camp Pendleton. The Marine officer gives command and the Marines color guard come to attention. The members of the color guard come to shoulder arms with M-14 rifles, execute reverse march and move. Several military personnel and civilians standing beside the parked OV10A Bronco aircraft on the airfield. A few of them standing and a few of them walking beside the aircraft.
Camera from hilltop, pans over an outdoor corral and collection of buildings (some quonset style) at U.S. Marine Corps Camp Pendleton, California. In the middle background, what appears to be a firing range, can be seen. Other buildings sit atop hills in the far background. Scene shifts to close view of a chestnut mare, in a private stable. A sign on the gate reads "Reckless." The mare wears a blanket displaying a staff sergeant's stripes and service ribbons. The words "Sgt. Reckless 1st Mar. Div." also appear on it. Sgt. Reckless is contentedly eating from a trough of hay set up in the pen. Closeup of her horse blanket. (Note: Sgt. Reckless is seen here in retirement. She was bought by U.S. Marines in Korea, in 1952, during the Korean war, and trained to be a pack horse for the Recoilless Rifle Platoon, Anti-Tank Company, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division. Her decorations include: Purple Heart w/ 1 award star; Navy Presidential Unit Citation w/ 1 service star; Navy Unit Commendation; Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Korean Service Medal w/ 3 bronze service stars; Korean Presidential Unit Citation; United Nations Korea Medal; and French Fourragère. Sergeant Reckless died in 1968.)
Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in California, United States. A signboard reads 'Marine Corps Auxiliary Landing Field, Camp Pendleton, Calif., Elevation 63 Ft.'. A Marine looking through binoculars on top of the control tower with the signboard. Views of the signboard and the Marine looking through binoculars.
Marines at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in California, United States. An OV10A Bronco aircraft in flight. The OV10A Bronco aircraft lands and taxis slowly on the airstrip at Camp Pendleton. U.S. military personnel and civilians beside the parked OV10A Bronco aircraft. A few Marines talking to the pilot in orange flight suit. Marines stand in foreground. The Marines color guard stand in foreground at parade rest. Marines and civilians on the airstrip. The parked OV10A in background. The Marines Sergeant standing on the airstrip. Other Marines lined on one side of the airstrip. A portion of the hangar in the background. Several Marines stand at parade rest. A few officers among them. Marines looking towards the parked OV10A and a few Marine officers standing and a few seated in the far background. View of the Marines standing at parade rest. The marines in formation on the airstrip. Major General Quilter with other Marine officers. The General salutes and shakes hands with the Marine Captains standing at attention. Major General Quilter stands looking into the cockpit of the parked OV10A and talks to pilot with orange flight suit and jacket. U.S. Marine personnel holding their children beside the cockpit of the OV10A. A small boy next to the side of cockpit of parked OV10A while looking inside. Marines and civilians beside the aircraft on the airstrip.
Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in California, United States. A Marine ground crewman wearing noise suppressor headset standing on the Camp Pendleton airstrip giving hand signals to OV10A Bronco. The aircraft taxiing into parking area. Another ground crewman giving hand signals to the OV10A. Props begin slowing down. The pilot in the cockpit of the aircraft opens the side hatch. The ground crewmen stand near hatch. The pilot Lt. Col. Upschulte, climbs out of the aircraft and puts on the garrison cap. The pilot salutes Major General Quilter and speaks with another Marine officer. A few civilians standing in the area. Marines in formation in the far background. Lt. Col. Upschulte speaking to Major General Quilter and the Marine officer. The OV10A in the background. Major General Quilter, the pilot and other Marine officers walk and take seats in the aircraft parking area. The Marines in formation. A few Marine officers standing and a few of them seated in the area. The OV10A in the background. The Marine officers stand at attention. Other Marine officers at attention beside hangar in the far background. Major General W.B.Kyle speaking over the microphone. The Marine Colonels, Major General Quilter and other Marine officers seated. The OV10A in the background. Lt. Col. Upschulte stands behind the podium and speaks over the microphone. A few Marine officers standing and a few of them seated in the background.
Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in California, United States. Major General Quilter and Major General W.B.Kyle stand on the Camp Pendleton airstrip speaking and a Marine officer standing at attention. Another officer with flight suit looks on. The Marines in formation in far background. General Quilter walks slowly, speaking and shaking hands with the Marine officers standing at attention. General Kyle following, shaking hands with the officers. The officer with flight suit following them. A part of OV10A in the background. General Quilter, General Kyle and other Marine officers walk, then turn and begin moving, speaking and shaking hands with the Marines standing in formation. The Marine officers inspecting the parked OV10A aircraft. Major General Quilter stands shaking hands with Lt. Col. Upschulte while posing next to the parked OV10A. General Kyle and other Marine officers stand looking at cargo area in the OV10A. Another Marine takes pictures with a camera. The Marine officers stand examining the cargo area of the parked OV10A. Other Marines walking in the background. General Quilter stands speaking with the pilot. A woman and a child walking in the background. Several Marines beside the hangar in the far background. General Quilter and the pilot walking on the airstrip. General Kyle and other Marine officers stand in a group talking. Several military personnel and civilians in the parking area looking at the parked OV10A. General Kyle stands speaking with the Marine officer next to the OV10A. 'Lt Col Upschulte' written on the aircraft. The men looking into the cockpit of the aircraft. Other Marines stand in the background. Major General Kyle and Marines Major J.F.Farber stand and look at the front portion of the parked OV10A. Other Marines looking at the aircraft in the background.