All photos were scanned in at least 1200 DPI. Im not going to put huge DIGILIO marks all over them but if you want to use one for some reason, please ask me first.
A good history of the hospital untill 1967 can be found at the units website: http://the45thsurg.f...istory1967.html
George also has some Super 8 film he took on Vietnam on the website: http://the45thsurg.f...rgeStoken2.html
George Stoken was drafted into the US Army in 1965. He completed Basic Training at Fort Knox in October 1965. He was then stationed at Fort Meade and Fort Sam Houston before sailing to Vietnam on the U.S.S. Geiger with the rest of the 45th Surgical Hospital on 10 September 1966. He was with the hospital in Vietnam from its first day untill August 1967. He was an operating room specialist (MOS 91D).
George completed Basic Training on 23 October 1965.
Many of these pictures are dated February 1966.
Edited by Brig, 26 October 2014 - 09:16 AM.