Rich Muehlberg
Rich Muehlberg
Rich Muehlberg

Author's Name: Rich Muehlberg

Title: "Participation in Operation End Sweep and the Evacuation of Cambodia and South Vietnam"

Participated in Operation End Sweep aboard the USS Vancouver marking the first time in U.S. Naval history that mine countermeasures techniques where helicopters were employed to conduct operations in the mine fields.  USS Vancouver played a major role in the Spring of 1975 evacuations of Phnom Penh, Cambodia and the fall of Saigon in South Vietnam.