Guard Post (OP) Ouellette

Guard Post (OP) Ouellette


Kaesong, Democratic People's Republic of Korea (KP)
Guard Post Ouellette is a place full of history. US presidents, Congressmen and Senators, along with foreign dignataries have visited the GP for a view of North Korea and to maybe catch a glimpse of the elusive "DMZ Tiger". Of historical importance, PFC Joseph White walked into North Korea from GP Ouellette.
Guard Post Ouellette is a place full of history. US presidents, Congressmen and Senators, along with foreign dignataries have visited the GP for a view of North Korea and to maybe catch a glimpse of the elusive "DMZ Tiger". Of historical importance, PFC Joseph White walked into North Korea from GP Ouellette.
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By: killslowly

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@ 2017-03-24 15:31:58
1981-82. ouellete post commander LT John Wickham, US Army, A Company 1/9th Infantry (Manchu) Camp Liberty Bell, just outside DMZ. 1/9th had US DMZ mission in Winter months. Also led DMZ patrols, quick reaction force. On patrols sometimes at night nearly intercepted North Korean patrols. Once snowy night we startled 2 NKoreans, we set up ambush but GSR radar at Collier GP tracked then reversing course running back to North. Cat & mouse game but we were told they would refuse to surrender and die fighting. Better they knew we found them versus firefight as no air support in DMZ.
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@ 2017-03-24 15:52:34
1981 Lt Wickham A Co 1/9th Inf. Camp Liberty Bell. Adjacent DMZ, minefields everywhere. June 1981 I watched one of Squad Leaders lose his leg on landmine 30 feet away. In August 81 two of BN soldiers left NCO club drunk walked into minefied. One died the other wounded exracted by helicopter.

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