Welcome to the Official Web Site of the 47th Infantry Platoon (Scout Dog)
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Announcing Paw Power, a never before published manuscript written by platoon member SGT Rusty Allen. This graphic book recounts, in his own words, SGT Allen's 1968-69 experiences while he served with his Scout Dog "Sig" in the 47th Scout Dog Platoon.
Click the photo at left for the Table of Contents containing the chapter links plus a 2010 radio interview with Rusty.
© 1996, 2012, by Rusty Allen, all rights reserved.
|Ron Bullock & Allen Matthews||Rowdy||Ernie Jonson & Major|
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Brief Unit History Area of Operation Maps (Sally, Phu Bai, Vietnam) Platoon Diary: 1968 | 1969 | 1970 | 1971 47th IPSD Videos Flashback Photos: Page 1 | Page 2 Flashback Album Highlight Photos Archive Scout Dog Photos and Roster Vietnam: Memories from the 47th Platoon Poster Commander's Briefing Guide (1969) Original Documents - reports, letters, certificates Alphabetical Platoon Roster Platoon Member Online Directory Organization Chart 1968-1971 47th IPSD Platoon Commanders Press Clippings Linn Sprowl: Original Platoon Sgt. Reunion News & Album 2002 Reunion Photo Album John Carter's Return to Vietnam 2009 Photo Album
Other Sources of Information:
Links To Related Sites Brother Platoon: 59th Scout Dog Platoon Alpha Roster Brother Platoon: 59th Scout Dog Platoon History Brother Platoon: 59th Scout Dog Platoon Dog Roster K9 Corps: Brief History of War Dogs in US Military Vietnam War History, Presidents' Speeches, Published Commentary
|Issues of the 47th IPSD News:||Bert Hubble's Bow-Wow Report:|
|Volume 1, Issue 1, April, 1997||October, 2004|
|Volume 1, Issue 2, May, 1997||All Bow-Wow Issues|
|Volume 1, Issue 3, July, 1997|
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