First part of clip shows party with Secretary Robert Seamans in transit. Then scenes from Soc Trang Air Base in Vietnam. USAF Secretary Seamans present at the Soc Trang Air Base for its turnover from U.S. Army AF control to VNAF control. Dignitaries including Gen. Lucius Clay 7th AF; Gen. Creighton Abrams, U.S. Army; Dr. Seamans; and Vietnamese Gen. Minh seen on reviewing stand. U.S. and VNAF troops marching in front of UH-1H aircraft during turnover ceremony. Soc Trang tower seen. Secretary Seamans presenting awards to VNAF personnel.
Activities at Soc Trang Army Air Base,Vietnam, on occasion of its turnover to VNAF forces. Major General McCown and Secretary of Air Force Robert C. Seamans speaking on the microphone. Soc Trang tower with flags of U.S. and Vietnam flying over it. Vietnamese General speaks on the microphone. Dr.Seamans and his group leaving,walking past Vietnamese troops and taking salutes.
Activities at Soc Trang Air Base in Vietnam. Dr.Robert C. Seamans,secretary of the U.S. Air Force and his group inspecting VNAF Security Police Formation. VIPs on a stand for turnover ceremony including Gen. Lucius Clay 7th AF; Gen. Creighton Abrams, U.S. Army; Dr. Seamans; and Vietnamese Gen. Minh. U.S. troops marching in front of UH-1H aircraft and taking positions, and VNAF doing same as part of turnover ceremony of the base from the U.S. Army to the VNAF forces. Dr. Seamans pinning medals on VNAF personnel.
Vietnamese Major General Minh addressing the crowd at turnover of Soc Trang base from U.S. Army to VNAF. Other VIP's listening including General Abrams and Genearal Clay. Secretary of Air Force, Robert C. Seamans speaking at the microphone. Reporters and cameramen seen. All VIP's in attention position during National anthem performed by VNAF Band. Dr. Seamans and other VIP's leaving.
United States Army CH-21 helicopter of 121st Aviation Company (AML), (formerly the 93rd Transportation Company - Light Helicopter) based in Soc Trang, Vietnam. It flies over trees and rice paddy fields in Vietnam as the crew chief stands at the doorway of the helicopter. It approaches Soc Trang air base as other helicopters are also seen parked at the base.
General James F. Collins Commander of United States Army, Pacific, visits 121st Aviation Company (former 93rd Transportation Company - Light Helicopter). He is seen walking across the ramp, accompanied by Major Edward C. Seymour, Commander of the unit. Members of his staff walk behind. Scene shifts to General Collins, pinning Air Medals and Purple Hearts on soldiers of the "Soc Trang Tigers" at their base in Soc Trang, Closeup of a Purple Heart medal.