Herb Ruth, Doug Ellis; far right, John Rabbitt

Photo courtesy of LT Frank Thornton

Below: communist flag courtesy of LT Frank Thornton

Shrapnel ding. One of the very few times Herb wore a helmet aboard a SEAL Support Craft that came under fire.


Sgt. Jake Hunt (L)

Senior Deputy Kerry Ruth (R) 

  Fall 1982

Davis County Utah

L to R; Frank Thornton, Doug Ellis, Chuck Jesse, Schmidt, "Doc" OBrian, Herb Ruth, Mike Naus, John Rabbit, Jim Glasscock.  Photo courtesy of LT Frank Thornton.

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