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December 2002 FYI FROM THE VA  

 

 
 

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A VVA STAFF REPORT

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Looking for Maj. James Fowler who served in Vietnam in the '70s. I have his silver colored bracelet dated 6/6/72 and would love to return it. Contact: Sheila Rowe, rowe001@aol.com

Trying to locate Jim Townsend who attended the Talladega Races on October 5. My husband and I found a Zippo Lighter with his name and "PBR 17-21" and "Vietnam 66-67" engraved on it. Contact: Bob and Pam Morris, rocky@bham.rr.com

Looking for anyone who served with my godfather, James "Batman'' Schultz, from Chicago, who served with A Co., 2nd Bn., 503rd Inf. Reg., 173 Abn. Bde. He was KIA September 18, 1968. Have conflicting reports about where he was killed. I am trying to keep his memory alive. Contact: Joy A. Dillard-Davis, 5434 Marquette Dr., Coloma, MI 49038; joysmind@aol.com

Looking for anyone who served with me in 36th Evac Hospital, Vung Tau, and 24th Surgical Hospital near Long Binh. I was trained as an Army MOS 91D20, Surgical Tech, Vietnam, 1966-67, and served with various units. I remember working with Dr. Watson, David Lund, and Bob Braziel. Contact: Keith N. Lickey, KeithandLindaL@aol.com

Looking for anyone who knew Lt. William Henderson, KIA April 3, 1972. I have his bracelet, but could not find his name at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Traveling Wall. Contact: P. Calcavecchia, Otis1519@aol.com

Searching for shipmates who served aboard USS America CVA-66, S-3 Div. Especially Chief Owen Kenney, SH2 Walter J. Ferguson, Sn. Lance Guillot from Louisiana, Sn. Richard Murphy from Maryland, Sn. Frank Wise, and Eric Lomas from New York, Sn. Doug Love from Michigan, Sn. Mike Martin from Kansas, or any others. Contact: Harry S., 419-586-1231, hms1948@adelphia.net

Looking for anyone who served with my uncle, Kennith Kester, from Custer, South Dakota, and may have had some involvement at Hamburger Hill. Contact: Jesse Kester, jessekester@hotmail.com

I am the widow of David G. Demello, U.S. Navy, and I am looking for anyone with a historical account of the USS Lenewee and any dockings in Vietnam, December 1963 to January 1964. Also need information of any landings by Papa boats in the same time period in Vietnam. Contact: Sdemello87@aol.com

Trying to locate anyone who served in the 101st Abn., HQ Btry., 2nd/319th Arty., 1969-70. Contact: Wayne Morrow, 40 Croftley Rd., Lutherville, MD 21093; 410-583-4877.

Trying to locate anyone who served with my uncle, Mark Ross Everett, from Bellingham, Washington, who was KIA in Kien Giang, Vietnam, on July 2, 1967. He served as a 05B20 in the Army and attained the rank of SP4/E4. Contact: Aaron Everett, Seagull63@aol.com

Looking for George Sullivan, an ex-Green Beret from Falls Church, Virginia. I met him when he was looking to buy a Piper kit car. He was wounded in the military, and the last time I saw him was in New York when he hosted a veterans' memorial event in 1983 or 1984. Contact: Morley Gordon, 139 Vance Port, Henderson, NY 89074; 702-454-9116.

Looking for anyone who served in the 575th Supply Co., 96th Supply and Services Bn., 1st Log. Cmd., Cam Rahn Bay, Vietnam, September 1966 until company disbanded in 1968. Contact: Ron Demery, 106 Rock Ln., Carl Junction, MO 64834; 417-623-7944; ronddem@yahoo.com or www.575supply.com

Looking for anyone who served with Golf Btry., 11th Mar., Vietnam, 1965-66. Especially Sgts. Beaver and Crawford. Also Kuzbec, Sarlo, and Finerty. Contact: Gary D. Smith, RR1, Box 388A, Adrian, MO 64720; Margar@casstel.net

Looking for Edmund Samuel Castle III from Pennsylvania who shares the same name as my husband. They met while on tour in Germany in the 1960s. We are doing a Castle geneaology. Contact: Karen Castle, P.O. Box 84, Mendon, IL 62351; sandcasl@adams.net

Trying to help my husband, Timothy O'Brien, to locate fellow Marines he served with in Delta 1/7, Chu Lai, 1965-66. Contact: Betty O'Brien, obbj65@yahoo.com or obobrien46@yahoo.com

Looking for Jim Buxton of Newark, Ohio, Sonny of Atlanta, and Carl from Memphis, pertaining to my being mugged in downtown San Diego April 1975 in which my head was badly injured. We all went to Damage Control School in Philadelphia and then to Shipfitter School in San Diego. Need statements for VA claim. Contact: Ivan J. Brock, Jr., P.O. Box 3314, Lawton, OK 73502.

My father-in-law, Luster J. Chasteen, who served with 3rd Bn, 8th Inf. Reg., 4th Inf. Div., Vietnam, April 1969-70, is searching for the captain of his unit, Howard Hunt. Contact: Summer M. Chasteen, 859-624-3111; chasteen@cbscompanies.com

Former division signal officer, 25th ARVN Div., Duc Hoa, Cu Chi, Tay Ninh, and Black Virgin Mountain, 1968-73, trying to locate former advisers. Contact: Hoang N. Le, 9712 Alwood Ave., #8, Garden Grove, CA 92841; 714-537-6173.

Looking for anyone who served with me in USMC, H&S Co. (Bn. Armor, 1st and 3rd MP BN), Vietnam, 1967-68. Contact: Ronald A. Bomstad, 490 8th St., NW, Rice, MN 56367, 320-253-5811; rbombstad@msn.com

Seeking information about forming an association for all veterans who served on the Estes from 1944-69 when she was decommissioned. Is there a Navy newsletter or website? Contact: John C. Ainsworth, Jr., ainsworth416@msn.com

Korean War veteran looking for USS Renville APA 227 shipmates from all eras, 1944-68. Also would like to hear from Marines and Army personnel who were our guests during this period. Contact: Don Wright, 4289 Alex Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45211; 513-481-8317; JDWrightstuff@cs.com

Searching for rangermen who were aboard the USS Ranger CV(A)-61 from pre-commissioning in 1957 to decommissioning in 1993. The USS Ranger Museum Foundation is looking for help to acquire the ship as a museum in the Puget Sound area of Washington. If we fail, it will be cut up for scrap. Contact: office@ussrangercv61.org or go to www.ussrangercv61.org

Army Vietnam veteran looking for mobile home community of Vietnam brothers in S.E. Pennsylvania, South Jersey, Delaware, or Northern Maryland. I need a place where life is simple and easy. Contact: Bill Cowan, 9 W. Chelton Rd., Parkside, PA 19015; 610-485-1683.

Looking for Aberdeen Proving Grounds, 45J20 Aircraft Armament Class 54, May to October 1969. Contact: Roy Dale, 337 S. Washington St., Clinton, KY 42031; 270-653-4187.

Trying to find Mike Steven Nisley, USMC, who was last stationed at VMFA-211 Camp Pendleton, San Diego. He was a SSgt. Maintenance Officer and was promoted to warrant officer or captain. Contact: Jay Webb, #K-20560, F3A/115L, CSATF/SP, P.O. Box 5244, Corcoran, CA 93212-5244.

Looking for members of  H Co., 2/26th, 1966-70, to add to existing database. Contact: Bill Hancock, 513-738-5446, hancock@one.net or Tim Snell, vvatim@aol.com

Trying to locate Cpt. Robert J. Williamson, commander of 55th Sig. Co., 379th Sig. Bn.(SPT), 1st Sig. Bde. (29th Sig. Grp.), Camp Samae San/Camp Vayama, Sattahip, Thailand, 1969-70. Need information on ARCOM decoration you submitted for me. It was approved, but I never received it. Contact: Joe Vandervest, Jr., PSC 3 Box R-1653, APO, AE 09021-9998.

Urgently trying to locate James H. Morgan, 4th Bn., 60th Arty, January to December 1970. Contact: Timothy Sehnke, 59462 Mammoth Rd., #20, North Fork, CA 93643; 559-877-7647.

Looking for William C. Coble, 5th Aviation Det., Vung Tau, and 120th A.H.C., Long Binh, 1971-72. Contact: Rodney Lungwitz, W4685 N. Pearl Lake Rd., Redgranite, WI 54970; 920-566-4901; ronwLungwitz@yahoo.com

Incarcerated veteran who served with 173rd Abn., 2nd Bn., LZ English, Bon Son, 1968-69, and USMC 2nd Bn., 6th Mar. Boxing Team, Main Side, Camp Lejune, would like to hear from women who remember me. Contact: William "Sonny" Gravely, AF9393, P.O. Box 244, Graterford, PA 19426.

Looking for USMC graduation book, Plt. 269, August to October 1965, Parris Island. Also, looking for Sgt. Kent, Sgt. Rash, and Sgt. Thigpen. Contact: Jimmy Hill, 301 Locust St., Hammonton, NJ 08037; 609-567-1161; JimmyHill23@hotmail.com

Dog tag found in Bien Hoa perimeter, 1967, belonging to Johnnie Armormino. Contact: Dap, 14805 Fairway St., Livonia, MI 48154-5106.

Looking for Cpl. Janie Miller from Maine; Cpl. Buffington, DI Parris Island, and stationed at El Toro MCAS; and Sgt. Terry Mooney, HHS Supply Liaison, El Toro, MCAS, 1965-69. Contact: Patricia Phillips Pollard, P.O. Box 968, Chickamauga, GA 30707; 706-375-4362

Looking for guys in Flight Equipment, UMFA 232 and 334, MAC 13, Chu Lai, 1969. Especially Ron Reibslager, Ron Sliwa, Gene Massman. Left Chu Lai in September. Contact: Mike Maki, 1812 Kimber Ave., Marquette, MI 49855.

Looking for Daniel, Sager, Jerry Davis, or anyone who served with Beachmaster Unit 1, Coronado, 1965-67. Also, Ronald Foltz, John Fiscback, Lt. Kohler of swim division. Contact: Harry "Hoodlum Harry" Stickles, 6 Pinewood Trail, Brick, NJ 08724; 732-840-7897; namseal4@aol.com  or namseal4@comcast.net

Looking for anyone who served with 26th Logistics Grp., Phu Bai, Vietnam, 1971-72, under CSM Robert E. Narhgang. Also, anyone who served in TAMMC, Okinawa, 1972-74, especially Lt. Parker and Machinato. Contact: Jesse F. Pangelinan, P.O. Box 1014, Hagatna, Guam, 96932; 671-477-3794 or 671-777-0772; beach@ite.net

Trying to locate Joseph J. "JJ'' Towmey, who was stationed at Paxmt River, Maryland, 1969-72, and who served in U.S. Navy in Vietnam, 1970-72. I met him when his crew flew into Lockheed Aircraft Plant, Burbank, California. Contact: Jerry Strietzel, 6674 Pentz Rd., SPC #37, Paradise, CA 95969; 530-877-2528; JerryStrietzel@aol.com

Looking for A.L. Yoder who was sent to Phu Bai, 1968, and I was sent to Dong Ha. Contact: George Nelson, Jr., 21933 Eucalyptus, SP. 64, Moreno Valley, CA 92553.

Looking for anyone who remembers Army medical tent at Kantum being hit by unknown rockets or mortars late May or early June 1968. Contact: Jim Riesenberg, 615 N. 6th St., Sheboygan, WI 53081; 920-459-3054; riesejrr@co.sheboygan.wi.us

Looking for James Schultz, Roger McCasin, or Elmer Slone, Jr., 1st Aviation Bde., 121st Helo Assault Co., 1971-72, to verify door gunner status for PTSD claim. Contact: Jim R. Riesenberg, Courthouse 615 N. 6th St., Sheboygan, WI 53081; 920-459-3054; riesejrr@co.sheboygan.wi.us

Looking for anyone who served with me in USMC, Co. C, 8th Eng. Support Bn., 3rd Mar. Div., 1972-76, especially Lt. Miles, Lcpl. Murphey, Sgt. Sims, Sgt. Murry for PTSD claim. Contact: Thomas D. Jones, 1012 W. 7th St., Amarillo, TX 79101; 806-374-8342.

Seeking anyone stationed at CG Base, Miami, Florida, June 1986 to August 1987. Also CW02 J.H. Thomas, the DKC of the group, 1987, and the exchange operator. Contact: Ken Sutherland, P.O. Box 1563, Okeechobee, FL 34974.

Trying to locate anyone who served with 45th Eng., Phu Bai, 1970, and remembers me shooting casualty photos from our units for PTSD claim. Col. Wray, Maj. Domini, Maj. Reilly, Maj. Myers, Armando Medrano, Warrick, Dixon, Sherrow, Lavord, Schenider, Schuten, Snider, Lockhart, and others. Contact: Pablo "Panama" Tola, P.O. Box 5076, Balboa Ancon, Republic of Panama; 507-230-4213, paburotora@yahoo.com or paburotora@hotmail.com

Would like to hear from anyone who served with me in Americal 3/1, 11th Bde., A Co., 2nd Plt. I Went to LZ 411 Reunion in San Antonio in July and found Senior AID man Nuggent. Contact: John S. "Doc" Henyan, 602 3rd St. S., Cordova, IL 61242; 309-654-2185.


Looking for anyone who served with me in Bravo Co., 2/14 Inf., 25th Div., Cu Chi, 1966-67. Contact: Glen Wyman, 487 Lakesore Dr., Victoria, TX 77905; Wyman@glenandjan@aol.com

Looking for anyone who served with 1st NAB, Vietnam, 1967-68. Contact: Carol Bearden, carol@threeriversinc.org

Trying to replace my father-in-law's lost basic training yearbook, U.S. Marines, 1963. Contact: Kriste Edmonds, lkhedmonds@inter-linc.net

Looking for Smith, a crew chief with 12th  Aviation Bn., 8th Top Tigers, 1967-68. Contact: Glenn Dawkins, 909-628-0998; gledwk@pcmagic.com

Would like to hear from anyone who served with me in Co. A, 2n BG., 12th Inf. Reg., 1961-63, which later became 2nd Bn., 8th Inf. Reg.; and Co. E, 1st BG., 16th Inf. Reg., 1963-64, that later went to Vietnam and became 5/60th Inf..  Both units were part of 1st Inf. Div., The Big Red One. Contact: Charles Moy, moy3rd@hotmail.com 

Would like to hear from anyone who served with my father, Larry Joseph Tryon from Mansfield, Ohio. Contact: Damian Tryon, damiantryon@hotmail.com

Wish to correspond with anyone who served with me in 572 HEO, 26th Sig., 18th (42nd) Arty., An Khe, Firebase Winnie, August to December 1971. Also, Heilbronn, Germany, January 1972 to March 1973. Contact: Chester Johnson, Jr., 02056, Cmcf 3A 720, P.O. Box 88550, Pearl, MS 39288-8550.

Looking for anyone who served with me in Soc Trang, Vietnam, 1970-71, with 121st Assault Helicopter Co.  I was the crew chief on helicopter Tiger23. Contact: Richard Medeiros, rmedeirossr@attbi.com

Looking for Whiskey Btry., 12th Mar., 4.2 mortars, 1969-71. Contact: Jim Flex, FLEXISME@aol.com

Looking for Bernard Valetta, 7th Bn., 13th Arty., Qui Nhon, 1966-67. His buddy Sergio Copa is trying to find him. Contact: Don Belsey, DonBelsey@aol.com

Looking for Crockett and Worth who served with HQ Co., 9th Mar., Okinawa, 1971-72, and were assigned to Sub Unit 1, 1st Anglico, Vietnam.  Would like to know if Worth was listed as MIA on April 2, 1972, while serving with Alpha 3. Contact: Joe Kaputa,joekaputa@yahoo.com

Looking for Richard A. Pring from Regina, Saskatschewan, Canada, who served in U.S. Army, Vietnam, 1971-72. Contact: Lou Doucet, doucetl@total.net

Looking for anyone who served with me in U.S. Marines, Ripley's Raiders, Lema Co., 3/3,Vietnam, 1965-69. I also served with the Military Police, Bremerton, Washington, and the Third Marine Air Wing, Toro, California, 1968-69. Contact: Ron F. Brandon, 360-721-4310; Donnaronb@aol.com

Looking for a nurse named Pepper in a Taiwan hospital who went beyond the call of duty taking care of my father, James "Nellie'' Nelson.  He was so grateful that he named me after her, and I would like to know more about her. Contact: Pepper L. Nelson, P.O. Box 224, Homer, AK 99603; 907-235-4085; 907-235-8151 (work); jbnelson@alaska.net

Trying to find anyone who served with my father, Vincent "Tee'' Scafide, who was a tank driver and served with HQ Troop, 3rd Sqd., 12th Cav., 1966-68. Contact: Tony Scafide, Tscafide@aol.com

I am an old childhood friend who has been looking for Marvin Edward Hammond, medevac-dustoff pilot, Vietnam, 1968-69, Chu Chi or Chu Lai, Vietnam. Contact: Allen J. Courser, swifthorse69@hotmail.com

Looking for anyone who served with Co. F, 2nd Bn., Inf. Reg., 1st Div., WWII. Contact: William Kaunzinger, blzinger@bluewaterbay.net

Looking for anyone who served with 540th BARC Det., Quang Tri, Qui Nhon, Vung Ro Bay, and Tuy Hoa/Phu, December 1968 to August 1969. Contact: Allen J. Courser, swifthorse69@hotmail.com

Trying to locate an old friend, Lynn Mitchell, who was based at an Air Force Base in Denver in 1970 during the Vietnam War. Contact: Charlott  (Kay Thompson) Kay Dale, cdwkat@sbcglobal.net

Looking for shipmates who served with me on USS Koiner DER 331, 1965-66, or a web page on this ship. Contact: Martin Johnson, P.O. Box 261, Manchester, CA 96539; 707-882-2766. 

Looking for anyone who served with Robert Leon Dunaway or Paul Ward in Trp. C, 3rd Sqd., 17th Air Cav. August 23, 1970. Also would like to know name of pilot who survived crash on same day. Contact: gri5thlee@aol.com

Looking for anyone I served with in Danang or Quang Tri, 1969.  I was stationed near Marine base FLC, Danang, and was there when the base was attacked. Contact: Harvey, Vbhb@aol.com

Looking for information on Comm. Det. land mine ACAV that was run over outside wire at LZ Baldy, June to December 1971, while escorting resupply. Contact: George Stidham, alleycat@optidynamic.com

Looking for anyone who served with me in 84th Eng., Co. B., Qui Nhon and Danang, 1970-71. Contact: Paul Kelley, 2200 Carlos Ave., S.W., Birmingham, AL 35211; 205-923-1727.  

Looking for Maurice Harding and Harvey Thomas Kimple. Our families are anxious to hear from them. Contact: nightOwl14Sure@aol.com

Trying to find Bill Shelton, Ft. Knox, Kentucky, 1969. He was a company clerk for Sgt. Allen, and I was a legal clerk that  helped him with the driving and morning reports.  Contact: Stuart Geib, Stuart@cass.net

Trying to locate my brother, Frank Edward Barron, who was stationed at Ft. Campbell, Kentucky, for basic training in 1969.  I believe he was a paratrooper.  Contact: Jean Liles, Route 1, Box 7A, Ericson, NB 6863; scarlett_pa@excite.com

Looking for anyone who served with my brother, Fred Baden Friedrich, USMC, Vietnam, 1968-69.  Would like to find out what unit he served in and any friends he had. Contact: Susan Friedrich-Linares, 305-595-2650; 301-987-5076 (cell); susana_linares@yahoo.com

Looking for Dermot Duggan who served in Vietnam in the late '60s and later completed his education at what is now UMass, Darmouth, Massachusetts. Contact: Mary Ellen Newby, maryell@cadence.com

My brother, Wynn Hayes, is trying to find Frank C. Willoughby, a Special Forces Green Beret who served with him at Firebase Ripchord, 101st Abn. Div., 2nd of the 50th Inf. He allegedly aided Medal of Honor Lt. Col. Andre Lucas with field operations during battle at Lang Vei. Contact: John K. Hayes, john3@apex.net

Looking for Martinez from Puerto Rico who served in 3/4, C Trp., 25th Inf. Div., and was severely wounded January 31, 1968, at the Battle of Tan Son Nhut. Contact: Phil Randazo, 586-739-4046. 

Looking for David Leonard, 701 Main., Co. C, 1/16<$>, Lai Khai,1969-70. I served with 3rd Bn., Co. C, 1/16.  This is concerning Lien (Lynn). Contact: Peter Gibney, 336-625-6386; Polvetar@att.net

On a quest to locate Cpt. Tom Dingwall who was injured saving a Vietnamese family. He was a member of the Order of DeMolay and attended meetings with me. Contact: Ed Lawson, Edosan77@aol.com

Searching for members of 551st Strategic Missile Squadron for a possible reunion, 1961-65, Lincoln AFB, Nebraska. Contact: Ken Fisher, 2890 Lafayette Ave., Bronx, NY 10465-2231; 718-792-2360; SMS551@aol.com

Looking for NCOs Weigan, Allison, and Keller who witnessed a firefight across Cambodian border on March 26, 1967, by Weapons Co. C, 2nd/18th Inf., 1st Inf. Div., during Operation Junction City II for PTSD claim. Sgt. Storch was KIA.  Contact: Ronald J. Betts, 56 N. Sheppard Point Rd., Waldport, OR 97394; 541-563-3634.

Looking for anyone who served with me in 3rd Arm. Div. Band, Frankfurt, Germany, 1957. Also would like to purchase copy of basic training yearbook, Ft. Hood, Texas, Co. D (Mortar Training). Contact: Clarence Thomas, Jr., Tceager24us@aol.com

Trying to locate anyone who served with Co. B, 6th Bn., 2nd Training Reg., Ft. Jackson, South Carolina, October 2, 1961. It is important that I get in touch with some of these men. Contact: Scottie H. White, 370a Godby Branch, Chapmanville, WV 25508; torimom2001@yahoo.com or torigranny@yahoo.com

All 101st Airborne Division Association veterans are invited to renew their ties with Screaming Eagles by joining the association. Contact: James Patton, 270-439-0445; Assn101abn@aol.com  or go to www.screamingeagle.org

Australian Vietnam veteran attached to 319th Trans. Bn. (activated emergency reserve unit from Augusta, Georgia), Long Binh, February to August 1969, searching for unit members, especially Capt. Phil Truckler, Gene Frazier, Bill McClure, Tim Campbell, Wilson Smith, Sgt. Perkins, Sanford, Jimmy Mumford, and Steve DoPree in relation to Australian veterans claim. Contact: Mannie van Rijswijk, 6 Tulloch Ct., Kelso, 4815, North Queensland, Australia; mannie@beyond.net.au

Searching for anyone who served with me in Airframe repair shop, 330th Trans. Co., "Checkmate'', Vung Tau, June 1967 to October 1969.  Does anyone remember Doug Manley or Butterfield. I have lots of pictures, but no names. Contact: Joe Barlow, PilotJoe50@comcast.com

Trying to find William G. Sutton, who was a crew chief. I am in possession of his Zippo lighter that was presented to him in Vietnam.  I came across the lighter while visiting Saigon and would like to return it to him. Contact: Alec Wyper, alfiwyper@hotmail.com

Looking for Philmore Hansen, who served with 9th Inf., 6th of 31st, Co. C. Contact: Todd Jeffcoat, TJeffcoat@advanceamerica.net

Searching for members of Plt. 343 outposted PISC September 11, 1963.  Especially SSgt. Rittereiser, Sgt. J.B. Morgan, and Cpl. Jones.  I know of two who were KIA. Contact: Frank Russo, frankr@matrixtoolinc.com or frusso10@aol.com

Looking for Danny Galbraith from New Jersey who served with 557th Light Equip. Co., 1967. Contact: Mike Mercer, Turnrow@aol.com

Looking for members who served with me in 167th Sig. Co. and 54th Sig. Bn., Engineer Hill, Pleiku, 1967-68. Contact: David Sommers, dsommers1@juno.com

Looking for anyone who served aboard USS  Wahkiakum County LST-1162, 1968-70, and recalls a fire in ship's store or the ship being hit by a storm in the Mediterranean Sea causing lower decks to flood.  Contact: John Reed Stahl, rstahl480@aol.com

Looking for two pilots who were rescued in July or August 1969 from a downed observation plane in Laos. I was a door gunner for MAG 16, 1st Mar. Div., Quang Tri, and after rescuing the two pilots, we landed at LZ Vandergriff to a medevac station. Contact: Carl Baker, P.O. Box 9444, Naperville, IL 60564.

Looking for my grandfather, William Holloman, who served in Vietnam and was released because of being an only son. Contact: Female5emcee@aol.com

Looking for anyone who served with Garland Dave Benoit from Lake Arthur, Louisiana, who served in the U.S. Army, November 1969, until his death on March 18, 1970, in Quang Ngai. Contact: Pat Jochum, patnal10@bellsouth.net

Looking for information on 18th Surgical Hospital, 1968-69, and 22nd Surgical Hospital. Would like to know number of patients it served and number of casualties. Contact: Jerry Cutler, DCjcb3@aol.com

Looking for information about a helicopter crash, October 11, 1968, Vietnam, in which Benny Joe Hicks, USMC, was killed. The government told my mother two choppers collided and everyone on board died. Contact: Wallace Peacock, wallacepeacock@yahoo.com

Trying to locate anyone who served with me in USMC, 3rd Bn., 1st Mar., 1st Mar. Div., 1966-67. Contact: Bob Atkinson, Atkinson Popo@aol.com

Looking for Daniel Touchstone, Mike Taylor, Dave Tenny, and Charlie Daum who served with USAF JAD FACS, Nui Dat, 1st Australian Task Force, 1970-71. Contact: John Vicary, john.vicary@telstra.com

Trying to locate Fred Hayes who served in U.S. Army, 1st Bn.. Contact: Dyno54com@aol.com

Looking for members of Observation Squadron Sixty-seven (VO-67).  Unable to locate about 45 members. Contact: A.G. Alexander, Jr., 406-862-5161; alexusn@aboutmontana.net or go to www.vo-67.org

Trying to locate Vietnam veteran Carl Korm, who graduated from Ellenville High School in 1956, for a high school reunion. Contact: Doris Anderson Barrows, GDBarrows@aol.com

Looking for anyone who served with Jeff Hall who flew a helicopter in Vietnam.  I am eight years old and bought a helmet he wore in Vietnam. I was told he died two years ago of Agent Orange.  Would like to know more about him. Contact: Jeffrey Rose, 9200 N. Clayton Pl., Marana, AZ 85653; ibazwildcat@aol.com

Trying to locate anyone with information on Charles Davenport from Tampa, Florida, who was based in Lyon, France, 1964-65. Contact: Rachel McKinlay, paulmc@iafrica.com

   

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