Flying Black Ponies: The Navy's Close Air Support Squadron in Vietnam

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Naval Institute Press, 2000 - History - 328 pages
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Squadron member Lavell tells the tragic, comic, and moving story of the pilots who flew support missions for riverine forces, SEALs, and allied units.

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Setting the Stage
For the Want of a Pony
Making It Up as You Go Along

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Kit Lavell flew 243 combat missions with the Black Ponies in Vietnam. Among his many awards is the Distinguished Flying Cross. A resident of San Diego, California, he is now a freelance author & screenwriter.

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