June 2001/July 2001
A VVA Staff Report
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Looking for Joel Kriss, Steven Schultz, Gerald Ludan, George
Trent, Kevin McLaughlin, Stephen Baldwin, Ed White, or anyone
who served with 1st Plt., Co. B, 1st 327 Inf., 101st Abn.,
1969-70, and would like to exchange photos and information.
Contact: Erick W. Miller, 8156 Shorewood Dr., Salem, WI
City of Brother Love: Help a brother find a long-lost best
friend, Army buddy Raphael Weinstein, last-known address,
NE Philadelphia. Contact: Frank J. Brad #500854, 1100 FM 655,
Rosharon, TX 77583-8817.
Would like to hear from all members of the 758th Supply and
Service Co., Ft. Riley, Kansas, and Phu Loi, Vietnam. Trying
to get names and address for reunion. Contact: Jim Witherspoon,
P.O. Box 943, Barnwell, SC 29812; 803-259-7696.
Looking for Lt. E.J. Brillault, Army Inf., Himeji
Honshu, Japan, 1945, Army of Occupation. He would be in his 70s
and his hometown was Newburg, New York. We were stationed at
Japanese Naval College. Contact: Jim Calvert, 270306-53 D5, 4010
Cooper J.M.F. Jackson, MI 49201.
I would like to hear from John P. Hoy of Michigan. We
served together in 2nd Bn., 4th Mar., Fox Co., 3rd Plt. He
was severely wounded and that was the last time that I saw him.
Contact: Philip L. Hickman, 4 Hess Ct., Fairmont, WV 26554;
I am looking for Castro from El Paso, Texas, and Charles
Degler, Cherry Point, North Carolina. We were in the 330th,
G.S., Vung Tau, 1965-66. Contact: George Hayden, P.O. Box 502,
Cherokee Village, AR 72525.
Looking for anyone who served with me in 65th Combat Eng. Bn.,
25th Inf. Div., 1967. I want to know how you guys are doing. Soper,
McKinney, Thompson, Lavalette, remember Hobo Woods, Tay Ninh,
Trang Bang, Cu Chi. Contact: Gregory Kanych, 80 Hyatt Ave.,
Yonkers, NY 10704.
Seeking E6 or E7 Howard L. Foster who served with an
advisor team, RVN, 1965-69. He had served in Michigan, Japan, and
Europe and owned at Chevrolet Corvair. Contact: James L. Hughes,
3116 SE 153rd Ave., Vancouver, WA 98683-5139; 360-896-4210.
Looking for Larry Hilburn, aviation mechanic from
Alabama. He married Eunice from California and was stationed in
Hawaii, 1959-61. Contact: W. Charles Dawkins, 1643 Shasta St.,
Starkville, MS 39759; 662-323-1668.
Want to hear from vets who served with 379th Trans. Co., 7th
Trans. Bn. (Reefer Kings), 1968-69, Long Binh, and were
stationed with my husband who developed laryngeal cancer or from
any vets with laryngeal/respiratory cancers who are pursuing a VA
claim based on Agent Orange exposure. Will reply to all. Contact: NJNamVet@webtv.net
Looking for SP4 Charles I. Furr from Mitchellville,
Maryland, who served with HQ Co., 1st Bn., 87th Inf.,
Baumholder, Germany, 1961-64. Contact: Siefuddin Abdur-Raoof, 4405
Parkwood Ave., Baltimore, MD 21206; 410-485-7149.
Would like to hear from anyone who was on HHC 815th Engs. Bn.
(Eng. Hill), RVN, 1969-70, especially cooks. I was a cook and
left November 1970. Where are you, Douglas Kennedy, Willie
Williams, Paul DiBiaso, Richard Zack, Felix Escamillia, Dewy Gunn,
and the mess truck driver, Goodwin? Remember June 1970 when we
moved to Bao Loc and were sent to a small camp called Di Linh
where there was no fully-built mess hall and we were next sent to
Bao Loc. Contact: George Gatcomb, Maine State Prison, Box A,
Thomaston, ME 04861.
The VAMC says that I have service-connected PTSD but I
am being denied disability under 38 C.F.R. 3.12 Sec. 3h(2). I am looking
for an attorney who can win a claim that was denied under that
specific C.F.R. I have a good course of action. Contact: Robert
Czyzewski, AP-8692, R.D. #10 Box 10, Greensburg, PA 15601.
I would like to hear from any combat engineers (1371) who
served with me in Co. B, 5th Engrs., 5th Mar. Div. and H&S
Co., 1/27th Blt., 5th Mar. Div., 1966-68. Elmo C. Clarkeís
Coolies, we were split up in RVN during 1968 Tet offensive.
Contact: Mike P. Daveiga, 1215 Almar St., Concord, CA 94518; firstname.lastname@example.org
<Seeking Clark Speer "Meathead==
Campbell, West Point, 1945. He
joined 511th Pct. Inf., Okinawa, Morioka, Japan, 1945. He visited
me in Burney, California, in 1947 with his bride. When I joined
3rd Bn., 8th Cav. Korea, November 1951, I heard he had been
wounded. Contact: Bob Gilbert, 400 Executive Pkwy., #210,
Oroville, CA 95966; 530-533-4976.
Would like to hear from anyone who served with Eliot Guild
Navy medical corpsman, 3rd Bn., 3rd Mar. Reg., Vietnam,
1967. He was wounded in November 1967 and died in Japan in January
1968. Contact: Harold J. Ligon, 2859 Chestnut Ln., New Richmond,
OH 45157; 513-553-4548; elizabeth.Ligon@UC.edu
Need assistance with PTSD claim pending with VA. I was
stationed with 159th Grp., 20th
Brg., 46th Eng., Co. B., Xuan Loc, 1970-71. Also looking
for Richard Roper, Warren, Ohio. I am incarcerated and
would like a pen pal. Contact: David Sohn La Valley, 12 Ridgewood
Ave., Massewa, NY 13662; 315-769-8658.
Dog tag found in country at Bien Hoa, 1967-68. Information
on dog tag: Johnnie Amormino, 2947 Crane, Detroit, Michigan
OL 4572. Contact: Dan "Dap" Riker, 14905 Fairway St.,
Livonia, MI 48154-5106; 734-462-9588.
44th Inf., 41st Aviation "Gambler" gunships,
Pleiku, Vietnam, 1966-67. Searching for pilots, crew chiefs,
gunners, or anyone who was associated with "The
Gamblers." Never forgot Steve, John,
Capt. Ferren, and Jerry. Contact: Jere Polman, 16195 Co. Rd. 49,
Cold Spring, MN 56320; 320-685-7166.
Looking for anyone who served with me in Co. B, 1st Bn.
(Mech.), 50th Inf., Phan Thiet, July 1969 to September 1970. Tim
Nash, William Hubbs, Mike Bumgardner, Henry Laverdiere, Vernon G.
Frey, Larry B. Hanks. Contact: Larry R. Lewis, HC-61 Box
31998, Estes Park, CO 80517; 970-586-6953.
I am interested in turning my house into a homeless shelter for
Vietnam veterans. I need someone who can help me. Contact: Sharon
and Thomas Locastro, 306 Monroe Ave., Okolona, MS 38860;
Looking for Alfred K. Zimmer, Ronald D. Wilke, Gary Bailey,
or anyone knowing their whereabouts. We all served in Korea and
Vietnam and all had Korean wives. Contact: Charles (Mike) Freeman
P-20226, P.O. Box 3456-1B1-218, Corcoran, CA 93212.
I would like to hear from anybody who served with Army Lt.
Mark J. Toschecke, Co. E., 7th Inf., Abn. Rangers, 9th Inf.
Div. He was KIA August 11, 1970. I am a cousin who also served in
Vietnam, 1965-66. Contact: Timothy C. Dwyer, HCR 1, Box 150 A-2,
Keshena, WI 54135; 715-799-4787.
I would like to hear from anyone who served with me in Marines,
MACS 6&7, Cherry Point, Okinawa, Chu Lai, Hue, Phu Bai, MCRD
San Diego, October 1963-66. Especially T.F. Smart from
Oklahoma and J.L. Allen from Louisiana. Contact: Timothy C.
Dwyer, HCR1 Box 150 A-2, Keshena, WI 54135; 715-799-4787.
Looking for anyone who served with me in 3rd Med., 3rd Mar.
Div., 1969, Quang Tri. Buddha, Hawg, Arizona, Wally,
are you out there? I want to hear from you. Contact: Bob
"Pigpen" Penn, 5130 Ramillie Run, Winston-Salem, NC
Looking for lost friends and memories, 1st Shore Party Bn.
and 5th Shore Party Bn. (Rein), Danang, Vietnam, 1968. I
was wounded September 8 in Quang Nam Province while attached to
Grunt unit as LST but was put on point. I would like to recapture
my memories. Contact: Richard Dix, 574 Hwy. 285, Toston, MT 59643;
Looking for anyone who was in my squad, Alpha Co., 2/22
, Pleiku. I was medevaced from action near Tri-Bi. Need to know
who saw the action. Contact: Robert M. Lee, 9 Gilson Terr.,
Somerville, MA 02143.
Searching for 1st Lt. Hobart, Comm Ctr. Cmder., Hue, and
Phillip T. Tranchese, Crypto Operator, Danang, or anyone
who recalls race-related mistreatment directed toward me, an
Asian-American crypto repairman, 39th Sig. Bn., Danang, and 178th
Sig. Co., Danang, Hue, Pleiku, Quang Ngai, Kontum, and Saigon,
1963-64. Contact: Manuel R. Lucas III, 190 Santa Teresa, San
Leandro, CA 94579; 510-351-3324; email@example.com
Looking for Cpt. Willie M. Townsend, Sp4 Duane R. Boyl, Sp4
Wilson Jones, Jr., and SSG John E. Doyle, who served with me
in Co. A., 502nd Avn. Bn., Vietnam, 1965-66. I need your
assistance. Contact: Edward Garcia, 10936 San Madina, Hanford, CA
Would like for J.W. "Buddy==
Bates from Birmingham, Alabama,
to contact me in reference to claim. We served together in 765th
FA, Hanau, Germany, and Fort Sill. He was the best man at my
wedding and his wife=s
name was Jettalou. Contact: Raymond A. Holbrook, HC 60 Box 2825,
Lawton, OK 73501; 580-492-4758.
Looking for anyone who served with the 18th Eng. Bde., 70th
Eng. Bn., HQ. Co. or 630th Eng. Co., Pleiku, Vietnam,
Engineer Hill. I was TDY February 1967 to October 1968 from the
510th Eng. Co. (MDS), 62nd Maint. Bn., 1st Log. Cmd., MOS62B Heavy
Equip. Mech. Also looking for Sp4 Gary Jagolaski, Sp5 Keith
Duffel, Sp4 Pete Polchinki, SSG Richard Dixon, and SFC Hunt.
Contact: Frederick D. Adams, 1123 Bernard Ave., Findlay, OH
45840-5507; 419-423-9622 (work); 419-421-3473.
Searching for CM3 Paul Merkel and CMC Dan Medley,
CBMU 302, Vietnam, 1969-70. Contact: Loren C. Roper, 4435 Salt
Creek Dr., Duncan Falls, OH 43734; 740-674-4863; firstname.lastname@example.org
I was injured in Vietnam on September 9, 1967, while serving
with Co. B, 2nd of the 12th, 1st Air Cav. Div., An Khe. I
am trying to locate any members of the company who were injured
with me or medics that assisted me. Also trying to locate company
clerk from Fitzsimmons General Hospital, Denver, Colorado, October
1967 to April 1968. I never had a chance to thank him. Contact:
Ronald Orosco, email@example.com
HHD, 92nd MP Bn., 1968, looking for Perry, Posey, Sam,
Bird, Pete, Rappold, Tom, Gerard, Sgt. Deskin. I recorded
action on February 4 and March 5, 1968, including an interview
with us about the peace offensive. I am having the audio
transferred to a CD. Contact me for a copy. Contact: Mike King,
P.O. Box 604, Epping, NH 03042; 603-679-1494.
Looking for guys I served with while at Khe Sanh. I was a
corpsman with Kilo Co., 1st Plt. I met a guy named Wayne
Shumaker who was also on the hill. I have been looking for Michael
J. Bradbury, he was also on the hill and in rockets. Would
love to hear from anyone who was there at that time. Contact: Jim
Oliver Jackson served onboard the USS Denver,
1976-77, and witnessed an individual losing his arm as a result of
an onboard accident when his arm became entangled in a line and
caused it to be ripped off. Need information or someone who can
verify this incident. Contact: James W. Stanley, Jr., 301 North
Broadway, North Little Rock, AK 72114; 501-324-2889; 501-324-2820
Looking for anyone who served in Vietnam, April 1966 to
late-July 1967, on Operation Manhattan, Xuan Loc, or anyone
who knew Sgt. Roland J. (Ronnie) Watt when he was wounded
January 25, 1967. Contact: Bonnie Watt Reall, 2916 Markley Ave.,
Baltimore, MD 21214; 410-254-1287.
Attorney needed in Denver, Colorado, on contingency basis
to assist veteran convicted on falsified felony charge to keep him
from succeeding in his reverse discrimination civil rights
complaint(s). Contact: R. Schroeder, 5303 Pacific Hwy., East PMB
#191, Fife, WA 98424-2601.
Would like to get in touch with John Walch. On the last
day that we were together, July 2, 1969, I heard you had been shot
in the neck right after your tried to help me save that big fellow
from 1st of 1st Cav. He died. Contact: Bob Miller, 67 Gannett Rd.,
Farmington, NY 14425; 716-924-5296.
Any former member of Phu Loi Patrol (Recon), 1968-70:
Would like to have a reunion, get in contact, or exchange photos.
Lt. Cox, Guildfoyle, Hockenson, Hoffman, Lt. Kane, Larkins,
Larson, Lewis, R. Miller, P. Nadeu, Nesbitt, J. Ortega, R. Rozier,
Thompson, Wetherill, Carrillo, Major Gore, E. Silva, Stevens,
Swevenson, Tennant, Uribe, Kline. Contact: Michael Swingle, 351
West Dudley Ave., Westfield, NJ 07090; 908-232-1918.
Looking for anyone who served with me in U.S. Army, Co. D,
864th Eng. Bn. (Const.), Vietnam, February 1967 to April 1968.
I was stationed at Cam Ranh Bay and then across the bay. Contact:
Wilfredo Cruz, P.O. Box 951, Gurabo, PR 00778.
Would like to hear from anyone who knows how to get in touch
with Ssgt. Jonesís and Cpl. Garrettís families.
They lost their lives in accidents on Bravo Btry., Monkey
Mountain, H&S Bn., 2nd L.A.A.M. Bn., Chu Lai. I was the last
person to see them alive on the hill and would like to contact
both families. Also would like to hear from Cpl. "Howie"
Howard and the "Nose" from Los Angeles. Contact: Johnny
Torres Gonzales, #873792 A-3 D-12, Jester 4 Unit TDC, Rt. 2,
Richmond, TX 77469.
Looking for Marines I served with in Aviation Ordnance Shop,
VMA (AW)-225, MAGII, Danang. Randy Richey, Sidewinder, Survant,
Dan Richards, Peter Hewitt, July 1970-71; VMCJ-2, Det-1, January
1972-73, Subic Bay and Danang. Contact: Chris Nadeau, 23 First
South St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609-1736; 207-288-5642.
I am looking for "Red Pony" Kyleor anyone who
witnessed me being shot by a sniper at the villas of the 525 M.I.
Grp., Saigon, on the first day of Tet. Contact: Mark R. Clark,
P.O. Box 354, W. Falmouth, MA 02574; 508-331-0737.
Looking for anyone who served with me in country with 1st
Cav. Div., 2/12th Cav., Co. B, 4th Plt., An Khe, September
1965-66. Need morning and casualty reports from October-December
1965 for PTSD. Trying to get an upgrade and VA says that I need
additional information. Contact: Freddie "TJ" Slaughter,
1243 Sylvania Rd., Cleveland Heights, OH 44121; 216-297-1814.
Looking for Vietnam veterans to invest large sums of money.
I want every Vietnam veteran to share in prosperity. We deserve
the best because we have given our lives to protect the civil
liberties of humanity. Letís join together. Contact: James
Cockerham, 206723, 141 First St., Coldwater, MI 49036.
Looking for anyone who was sprayed with Agent Orange in Vietnam
and now has Parkinsonís disease. I was in North Vietnam.
Contact: Hank Bollerud, 13118 Lone Shadow Trail, San Antonio, TX
Looking for anyone who served on USS Prairie A.D-15,
June 1971-72, part of 73 out of San Diego and Subic Bay. Also
played football for Subic Bay Admiral. I was a wide receiver and
wore number 24. Contact: Arlander Givens, #28437, P.O. Box 1050,
High Desert State Prison, Indian Spring, NV 89018.
I was with Co. A, 26th Eng. Bn., July 13, 1969, to
February 11, 1970, Chu Lai on Hank Hill. I would like to hear from
Sam Robinson, New York; Pfc. Small, motor pool; Pfc.
Jackson, Sgt. Joyner. Contact: Sidney Cooper, P.O. Box 152,
Maud, TX 75567; 903-667-0226; 903-543-2339.
Looking for Khe Sanh Marines, February-April 1971.
"Diaperman" wants a letter from Lcpl. Ralph Izeckson,
"Lt. Flap", or others who were there. Contact:
Arnold W. Neil, 6328 Barrie Rd., 1-M, Edina, MN 55435-2245;
Searching for anyone with knowledge of seven-hour firefight and
attempted overrun May 1969, LZ Oasia, or Tet December 1968, 4th
Inf. Div., Co. B, 124th Sig. Bn., Vietnam. Need PTSD verification.
Also looking for 1st Lt. James H. Anderson, Pittsburgh, and
Daniel J. McBride. Contact: Clayton Keith, Jr., 1370 Dahl
Vanhook Rd., Somerset, KY 42503; ClaytonandKelleyKeith@yahoo.com
Stolen memories: your photo memories are mine. Please clear
your conscience. I am looking for the return of my in-country
photos and film stolen from my sea bag on detachment
inspection from H&S Co., 1st Bn., 3rd Mar. Div., RLT-26,
9th M.A.B. at the Marine Air Transient Facility, Danang,
Vietnam, or at Transient Facility, Camp Hansen, Okinawa, August
23, 1967. Time is running out for me. Contact: Clifford A. Banks,
168 N. Sleepy Hollow Rd., Sandpoint, ID 83864.
In my storage box are many books and magazines. Many of the books
are signed by their authors. The best ones I have were free,
Richard M. Nixon, Nancy Sinatra, Miss America 2000, Rev. Chuck
Swindol. I have a library with books, but no building or AOL.
Contact: Joseph L. Smith P.O. Box 10614, Santa Ana, CA 92711;
I would like to locate Hector A. Vera. We served
together in Vietnam, 1966-67, in 278th Sig. Corp., Co. Supt. I
would like to hear from him or anyone with information about him.
Contact: Al Rohweder, 6720 Gretchen Ln. N., Oakdale, MN 55128;
I would like to hear from anyone who was onboard the USS Ranger
CU-61, 1974 to May 1976, when the huge fire broke out
onboard ship or anyone who may have seen me pull several shipmates
from the fire to safety. Contact: John Stahl, #61821, L.C.C., P.O.
Box 359, Lovelock, NV 89419.
Would like to hear from or locate Russ Redner, Army Abn.
Div., who served in Panama and Vietnam. Contact: Mike Redner, 5836
Southway Ck. Blvd., Apt. 309, Toledo, OH 43614.
Looking for Mick Hunter from Portland, Oregon, who
served with 5/46th, 198th LIB, 1968. He loves hot Chevys. Contact:
James Torres, 6414 Larchmont Dr., Racine, WI 53406; 262-554-2128.
Would like to locate and contact friends who served with Co.
E., 704th Maint. Bn., 4th Inf. Div., USA PAC-V, Vietnam,
September 24, 1970, to November 28, 1970. After 4th Inf. breakup,
I was shipped north to Co. A, 377th Arty., 101st Abn. Div. (AMBL).
Virginia Hillbilly to Erie, Pennsylvania. We drove convoy,
An Khe, Rt. 19 to Qui Nhon. Contact: Gary L. Jackson, Rt. 1, Box
1440, Pounding Mill, VA 24637.
Looking for Roy Black, Arkansas; Cpt. Dent,
Maryland; Marvin Rosen, Queens, New York; Centillo/Santillo,
Texas or California; or anyone else from B Btry., 2/11 Arty.,
101st Abn., 1968-69, A Shau Valley. It is time for a reunion. Have
made contact with Sgt. Jim Gibbs. Contact: Bill Wester, 2202
Brendamar Ct., Toledo, OH 43611-1011; 419-726-4851; BullheadBill101@aol.com
Looking for anyone assigned to Det. #1, Med. Svc. or 601st
Abn. Med. Co., Ft. Clayton, Canal Zone, 1963-64. Contact: Jack
J. Green, 8744 16th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11214; 718-259-5829.
Seeking all former members of any engineer unit that was
stationed at Tompkins Barracks, Germany, September 1968 to
May 1970. Contact: John (Dizzy) DeLeone, 690 Jones Hill Rd., West
Haven, CT 06516.
Trying to locate anyone who served in Vietnam with the 2nd
Bn., 5th Mar., 1st Div., An Hoa, 1967-68 (Stronger than Dirt).
Contact: George Fender, Duke Farms, P.O. Box 2030, Somerville, NJ
Trying to locate anyone who served with Co. C, 2nd Bn., 18th
Inf., 1st Inf. Div., April 1968-69. Would like to find out how
their lives have turned out. Contact: Michael B. White, 1369
Denton St., Greensburg, PA 15601; 724-837-1929 (fax).
Looking for Robert Paquette and Linn Massattusia
A/3C, stationed in Druex, France, 1955-57. Contact: Harold E. Cox,
6774 Midnight Sun Dr., Mainville, OH 45039; 513-774-0748.
Trying to find Sgt. Teddy Allen, Keith Johnson, or Cpt.
Howard R. Barnes who served with me in Germany, 1975-76, at
Herzo Artillery Base. Trying to resolve a claim with VA. Contact:
Dickie A. Terry, 220 Middlesex Ave., Princeton, WV 24740;
I was in the 1/11 Army ACR, A Trp., Xuan Loc, Vietnam. I am
trying to locate the father or mother of my very best friend, Victor
Hugh Best, who was killed in March 1967. I met his father who
was in the Air Force in Vietnam before me and Vic left for
R&R. I need to talk to his father or mother. It is very
important to me and will be to them. Contact: Henry R. Franken,
25980 29th St., Gobles, MI 49055; 616-628-2617.
Wanted: Anyone with pictures of band on USS Cacapon
(AD-52) called "Unrep A Go Go" that played while we
refueled ships in Gulf of Tonkin, 1965-66. We also appeared more
than once in Stars & Stripes but I cannot find the
specific issues. Any help would be appreciated. Want this
information for grandchildren. Contact: Lou Pardo, P.O. Box 734,
Otisville, NY 10963; 845-386-4537.
1st Cav., 2/7, does anyone remember May 1969, LZ Janice,
the night of hell. I was a member of the team that recaptured the
bunkers that the NVA had taken. Gary Owen, welcome home.
There was an article written about that night on LZ Janice and I
would love to have a copy. Contact: Fred Sona, Jr., 895 Woodmere
Dr., Cliffwood Beach, NJ 07735; 732-583-1949.
Looking for Sfc. Richard Dow who was stationed as an
instructor at the U.S. Army Intelligence Center., Ft. Huachuca,
Arizona, 1973-75. Contact: Juan A. Rodriguez, 10 Airy Dr.,
Spencerport, NY 14559; 716-352-3639.
Sgt. Dick Bussard and Cpl. Bill Schwab: I need
verification that you found me unconscious in a fox hole in our
rear area. Contact: Chuck Pierson, 806 E. Chicago St., Sturgis, MI
Indigent Vietnam vet with PTSD needs legal help. I have
been incarcerated for 12 years and abused by UTMB healthcare
provider, Galveston, Texas. Contact: Natividad Rodriguez, #506920,
P.O. Box 4500, Tennessee Colony, TX 75886.
Any former Marine or Navy medical staff (dental) who served
aboard USS Breckenridge or Lenewee,
February or March 1964, being deployed as first to land in RVN.
Rather than repair cavities, they pulled healthy molars, causing
major problems today. Contact: Joel Engebretsen, 2215 S. Chase,
Apt. 4, Port Angeles, WA 98362; 888-915-9700.
Trying to locate John Blackwell, USMC, Danang, 1971, or
anyone who remembers him. His hometown was possibly Oklahoma City.
Contact: Jim Barker, 4941 Dickinson Dr., San Jose, CA 95111;
Looking for anyone who served with me aboard USS America,
1973-74, in the Mediterranean who can help me with my
service-connected disability claim. Especially Roy Stillson,
Charles Shappaker, James Brown, Bingham (Ordinance Mechanic
Sergeant). Also night MPs. Contact: Frank C. Vida, 287 West St.,
Vets Hospital, Wing-C, Rocky Hill, CT 06067; firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for anyone who served with 585th Trans., 18th Eng.
Bde., Vietnam, April 1971 to January 1972. Need verification
of stressor for VA claim. Our unit convoyed to Danang, Phu Bai,
and Quang Tri. Anyone remember James Steward? Contact:
Jackie Geldon, P.O. Box 252, Frederick, OK 73542.
Looking for anyone stationed in 169th Eng. Bn., Vietnam,
1970-72, to help verify stressor for PTSD claim. I remember Ssgt.
Ward, Larry Shaws, an MP named Newton and Newby from Kansas. We
were at a base camp named Castle in the Sky. Contact: Carl D.
Eubanks, 4206 SE Avondale, Lawton, OK 73501.
Looking for brothers and sisters I served with in units 414th
Sig. Co. (WECCAA)/389th Tran. Co., F.G.G.M., December 1974 to
July 1977. Would enjoy hearing from any of them. Contact: Jerry L.
Johnson, #379109, 3751 Lauderdale Wood Yard Rd., Kinder, LA 70648.
Looking for anyone who served with me in 3rd Bn., 3rd Mar.,
3rd Mar. Div., October 1967 to July 1968. Also anyone who
served in 1/26th Mar., July 1968 to October 1965. Contact:
Anthony G.D. Aprile, 3223 Tangerine Wy., Riverside, CA 92506-4356;
Searching for members of Co. C, 2/22nd Mech. Inf., 25th Inf.
Div., 1968-69, III Corp, Tay Ninh Province that were in the
one mile ambush at 239er west of Dau Tang, Tay Ninh (Caw Koin) at
the Rubber Plant. Lt. John E. Warren was the Platoon. Leader of
Charlie Company. I need assistance with VA claim. Contact: Willie
Foster Smith, 3630 Lancaster Ln. N., #212, Plymouth, MN 55441,
Looking for anyone that served in the 25th MP Co., Cu
Chi and Pleiku, Vietnam. Over 200 members have been located. Call
me. Contact: Johnny w. Bryant, 12581 Cardinal Ave., Garden Grove,
CA 92843; 714-638-2398.
Trying to locate Lt. William K. Bergman, 101st Abn.,
RVN, 1967-68. A Donut Dollie is looking for you. Contact: George
Slook, 1529 Snead Green, Springfield, PA 19064; 302-434-3112; DDDiaries@aol.com
Wish to hear from anyone who knew my brother, Sfc. Charles
E. Hall, 9th Advisory Team, Bien Hoa. He was KIA, January 31,
1968 during Tet. Contact: Paul N. Hall, 1045 NW 70th Terr., Ocala,
FL 34482; 352-873-4361.
Searching for anyone who took basic in Co. A, 3rd Bn., 2nd
BCT Bde., Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, April to June 1971. I
am search for information about a suicide to verify claim.
Contact: Mike Hodo, 602 Vine St., Doniphan, MO 63935; email@example.com
Looking for anyone who served with Btry. A, 1st Bn., 27th
Field Arty., 1967-68, Base Camp Phu Lei. We reactivated the
battalion at Ft. Sill in 1966. Contact: Larry Stovall, 29936
Lester Rd., Lester Al 35647; 256-232-8687.
Anyone around Ben Trc, 1969 from MACV. I was in Team 88.
Would like to hear from anyone in that area. Contact: Wayne Mims,
1501 Pine St., Athens, Al 35611; 256-233-6121.
Would like to hear from friends I served with in 670th
Trans. Co., 1970-71, Cam Rahn Bay, Vietnam. Also looking for a
friend I sent some movies that I took while at the barracks
cooking and did not get them back. Contact: Thomas R. Garnet,
Washington State Penitentiary, 1313 N. 13th Ave., Walla Walla, WA
Looking for my friend, Charles J. Ward, last-known
address Co. C., 6th SFG, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, July 29,
1969. Contact: Maxine C. Nichols, 4343 Hawkeye St., West Valley
City, UT 84120; 801-968-0367.
Trying to locate Deloris R. Boston from South Carolina
who served as E.W. at Ft. Devins, Massachusetts and corresponded
with me when I was stationed at Ft. Meade, Maryland, 414th Sig.
Co., 1974-77. Contact: Jerry L. Johnson, #379109, 3751 Lauderdale
Wood Yard Rd., Kinder, LA 70648
During the late 1960s, our church provided names of men serving
in Vietnam and asked each of us to write to one of them. The man I
wrote to was John J. Lee I believe he was in the Army and
his home was Texas. I sent mail to an AP or APO Box in San
Francisco for him. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for anyone I served with in 25th CAC, Vietnam,
July 1970 to February 1972. The operational area was 111 Corps. My
area was in the Iron Triangle. We were stationed just outline of
Long Binh. Contact: DViveiros@aol.com
I am a list moderator for a Web site that advises Vietnam
veterans who have prostate cancer and assumed to have been exposed
to Agent Orange on how to apply for VA benefits. It is a place
where veterans can gather together for discussions about benefits.
Contact: Don Pugh, email@example.com;
Search for James "Jim" Estey with whom I
served in Vietnam, 1969-70, 199th Light Inf. Bdge. He was from
Omaha, Nebraska area. Contact: Bob Franklin, firstname.lastname@example.org
I served with Co. C, 4th/47th, 9th Inf. Div., Vietnam,
1966-68 and served in country from 1967-68. I am looking for
anyone who knew Monte Harper, Co. A, KIA June 19, 1967. We
grew up together in the Antelope Valley of California. I am in
contact with his dad and he would like to hear anything you can
tell him. Contact: Tom C., TTOPCAT57@aol.com
Looking for Marilyn S. Edgerton-Mallard, R.N., B.S.
Chair, Women Veteranís Committee, Chapter 9, Detroit, Michigan.
Contact: Chuck Rosnick; 800-593-3424; email@example.com
Looking for information on Anselmo Santiago Arroyo from
Penuelas, Puerto Rico who joined the U.S. Army in Puerto Rico
after graduating from high school in 1968. He was a good friend of
my mother and she wants to know where he was KIA in Vietnam, what
unit he was in and what happened. Contact: Rafael R. Ralmonte, firstname.lastname@example.org
My husband, Alvin Cassity is trying to locate anyone who
served with him in the Marines, Vietnam, 1969-72. I think he
served with H/S Co., 2nd Bn., 4th Ar., 3rd Mar. Div. He cannot
remember anything that happened while he was in the service. Some
of the names he remembers are Ralph Laymon, L/Cpl. Gin, L/Cpl.
Martinez, L/Cpl. Roberts, Cpl. Goodwin, Ssgt. Forrester, Charles
Landrum, Ralph Aldorossi, and Albert Bartow. Contact:
Sheila Cassity; email@example.com
I am research and trying to put together book information on
the Genesee County KIA in Vietnam and I have only one more
name to locate. Still searching for information on Marine Pfc.
James Alfred Person Need information on his life, death,
burial, etc. The proceeds of this book will be donated to VVA
Chapter 125, Flint, Michigan. Contact: Medicineguy55@aol.com
I am looking for anyone who served in Vietnam, January 1968 or
the family of any members of anyone who served in Vietnam that
currently has any type of lung disease, especially Idiopathic
Pulmonary Fibrosis or any type of autoimmune disorder. I was
in basic training at Fort Lewis, Washington, November-January
1966, Fort Huachuca, Arizona, Janaury 1966-67 and Fort Polk,
Louisiana, February 1967. I served in 54th Sig. Bn., Co. A, Nha
Trang, Vietnam, January 1968 to October 1968. Contact: Roger Bentz,
7549 SW Thornton Drv., Wilsonville, OR 97070; 503-570-8523: firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for an old friend, Dale F. Beard who was
stationed in Mississippi aboard the PT. Estero,1968
and Vietnam, May 1968. Also, USCGC Pt. Jefferson from Haysville,
Kansas. Contact: Kim Kelley, email@example.com
Looking for anyone who served with Charlie Co., 1968-69 that
may have worked on the bridge construction near Tuyhoa and/or
constructing gun emplacement pads and fighting live-in bunkers in
Da Tron Pass near Dalat. Contact: Bruce Linnell, firstname.lastname@example.org
Searching Morris Brown, St. Augustin, Florida who
completed service in Vietnam March 1972. We met in London, Ontario
in the spring of 1972. Contact: Brenda Butler, 519-451-4198; <email@example.com
Would like feedback Vietnam Army defector, McKinley Nolan
or anyone who served in his unit. He served with Co. A., 2nd Bn.,
16th Reg., U.S. Inf. Div., 1967. Contact: RLinnett@aol.com
Seeking veterans who were attached to U.S. Army, 3rd Field
Hospital or U.S. Army Mortuary Unit, Tan son Nhut, June
1966 to assist an Australian veteranís claim against the
Australian Government in relation to an incident occurring on June
27, 1966 at Tan Son Nhut. Contact: Graham Stenner, firstname.lastname@example.org
Trying to locate my uncle, Robert Hawkins who was on the
USS Kitty Hawk, 1969-73. Contact: Nicole Liverpool, email@example.com
Reunion for First Battalion Fourth Marines Association,
September 13-17, San Diego, California. All who served with or
were attached to 1/4 are welcome. Contact: Thurman Moore;
or Lonnie Young; 501-751-1084; firstname.lastname@example.org
Searching for members who were at MAAG HQ, Saigon,
February 1962. Also seeking HOG 21 crew that took me out
after I was wound February 24, 1962 in Dak Bron Valley. Contact:
Dave Hillsamer, email@example.com
Trying to locate Julius V. Brown, Jr. We graduated from
boot camp in May 1968 at MCRD, San Diego, California, Platoon 145.
Contract: Trimm Hansen, 812 E. Cleveland St., Marshfield, WI
Seeking anyone who served with me in Co. B, 2/5th Air Cav.,
Vietnam, January-March 1970 to help with claim concerning my being
wounded on March 7, 1970. Especially, Bob and platoon sergeant
that called lost numebr. Contact Michael Waddell, 184 Tribbitts
Rd., Dallas, GA 30132; 770-443-2798; MWad570311@aol.com
Looking for Charles W. Merkle, last known address is Daytona
Beach, Florida. His old PS 69 school, New York buddies would
like to locate him for a reunion. He went to McBurney High and
graduated from Columbia University as an engineer in 1965.
Contact: Elaine Nippo, firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for anyone who knew my father, 1st Sgt. Dudley James
Benefiel when he served and was killed in Kontum. He is listed
on the Wall on Panel 23W-Line 5. Contact: Teddy Benefiel, email@example.com
Looking for anyone who served with me in 595 Sig. Co., Phoc
Binh, 1967-68. If you were there, you should remember Big Red the
bartender at the enlisted club. Contact: Raymond Erazo, firstname.lastname@example.org
Does anyone remember my dad, Pfc. Granados, 82nd Abn.,
Ft. Bragg, North Carolina. He died of stomach cancer in 1996 and I
would like to correspond with anyone who knew him. Contact:
Randall Granados, email@example.com
Looking for Supply Sgt. Harry Miller, HHC, 1/5 (M)<
25th Inf. Div., 1790. Contact: Mel G. Young, 5200 S.
48th St., Suite 2, Lincoln, NE 68516; 402-483-6515; firstname.lastname@example.org;
Trying to find buddy that was in my tank, 4th Div., 69th
Arm., Co. B, Pleiku, 1967-68. I do not remember his last name,
his first name was John and his nickname was Big John. Contact:
Everett Votaw, c/o Donna Votaw, email@example.com
Trying to find Air Force Capt. Gary Hellman. I met him
at Lackland then he went to Dallas and got another degree at SMU.
Contact: Barbara Hanby, P.O. Box 616, Katy, TX 77492; Barbarahanby@aol.com
Looking for USMC Lt. Gingery from Chevy Chase, Maryland
and David Nissbaun. We served together in Hotel Company
2-5. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for anyone who served with me on my boat, 97th
Trans. Co., HB, LCU 1548, Vietnam, 1967-68. Contact: Rev. Stew
Searching for Nguyen Thi Hien(aka Linda) and son born
September/October 1968, Phuoc Vinh, Vietnam on behalf of William
Truman Lovett, Co. C, 326th Med. Bn., 101st Abn. Last-known
location Vung Tau, South Vietnam, 1969. contact: Chuck Printz, 350
Fifth Ave., suite 5508, New York, NY 10118-5589; 908-352-6032;
212-563-3505 (work); email@example.com
Trying to locate former Marines from Delta Btry., 2nd Bn., 11th
Mar., June 1965 to March 1967. A reunion is planned for June 2002,
Oceanside, California. Contact: Mike Weber, 201 W. Washington,
Crandon. WI 54520; 715-478-3177; firstname.lastname@example.org
Trying to locate Manning Carver from Georgia who served
with me in 4th Sig. Bn., 1967-68. Contact: Douglas Bowling, P.O.
Box 54, Bragg City, MO 63827; 573-888-2358; email@example.com
Looking for brothers in arms who served with and remembers
"The Kid", 512 QM Co., Ft. Lee, Vietnam, 1966-68 and HHC
2nd Armd. Div., Ft. Hood, TX 1968-69. Contact: Xavier A. Webb,
#100277, ALC/Saturn A-1, 3751 Lauderdale-Woodyard Road, Kinder, LA
Trying to locate pen pals while I am incarcerated. I
have lost contact with my family and need friends to correspond
with. I need contact with free-world people. I receive no mail.
contact: Francis Swanson, O-Mo1701 N1-1160, Apalachee Correctional
Institution, 35 Apalachee Dr., Sneads, FL 32460-4166
Trying to locate any members of the company that was injured
with me or medics that assisted me at that time. I am also trying
to locate the company clerk from Fitzsimmons General Hospital,
Denver, Colorado, October 1967 to April 1968. He was also with the
same unit but was injured earlier than me. He knew the medic that
helped me and was aware of my injury. I never had a chance to
thank him for saving my life. Contact: Ronald Orosco, firstname.lastname@example.org
Trying to locate old Army buddy Michael Jones from
Florida who was in basic training with me at Ft. Jackson. Contact:
Bruce Griffith, email@example.com