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The original members of this security forces unit were tasked with going outside the wire to provide base defense during the Vietnam War, just as the 820th BDG does today during Operation Enduring Freedom.
"Every time we come down here the guys treat us extremely well," said Alan Fox, a former mortar crewman during Operation Safeside. "They always ask questions. I think they appreciate us a lot and understand what we did."