The PX was
just beginning to get "off the ground" in 2003 when it was
temporarily "put on hold". The concept has never been developed so
we are abandoning the project. If someone wishes to volunteer
setting up a "shop" where items could be purchased, please be in
touch with Historian, Jim Sheppard
"PX page has been modified & only a few items are still offered (See
We recommend you search the
internet for various items related to the 50th Infantry. eBay
generally has items related to our regiment up for purchase or
competitive bidding. Other commercial retailers offer clothing
items, etc..."Cafe Press" being one that comes to mind.
Electronic Files - Unit Records
Official 1st Battalion (Mechanized), 50th Infantry
Vietnam Combat Records and Reports
(A Majority of the Documents are in the Adobe Acrobat "pdf" format)
are no longer available for order "Carte Blanche" on-line.
Our Association has
funded the gathering of thousands of pages of documentation, mostly
acquired by historian Jim Sheppard in countless research trips to the
National Archives Records Administration facility at College Park,
Maryland. The records are available on Data DVDs and are sold at reunions
by the Historian in the Association Archives Display room. We are willing
to share on a case by case approval basis. Researchers should contact the
Association via the link below. Association Members should contact Jim
Sheppard using the same link if interested in Documentation.
Distinctive Unit Insignia (Commonly referred to as "Regimental
for one or $18 for a pair!
Plus shipping (1st Class Mail is $3.85)
statuette of "A Tribute to a Fallen Comrade" by Wyoming artist Ben Foster made
in honor of those 1/50 soldiers
who gave their lives in Viet Nam from 1967 - 70. The full sized statue was presented by
the Association to the 1/50 Battalion in April 2003.