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locate John Stewart/Stuart from Louisiana, whom I believe
served in the Army in 1972 and was stationed in Wiesbaden,
Germany. Contact: Darlene Norwood English, Living in Cleveland
Center, 4208 Prospect Ave., Cleveland, OH 44103; 216-321-0022
Looking for Lloyd Dillingham from Arkansas who served in
Vietnam and worked on a road crew. Contact:
recruiters during the Vietnam War to provide information on
what would have been offered a veteran who returned to
civilian life to re-enlist. I need the information for a novel
that I am writing. Contact: Paul Densmore,
Walter Mitchell or family members to return items I found in a
truck, specifically his discharge papers dated 1946 and a
leather wallet and picture of him dated 3/28/46 taken at Camp
Atterbury. His last address was Louisville, Kentucky. Contact:
Looking for anyone who served with me in D Trp., 2nd Sqd.,
1st Cav., Vietnam, 1969-70, Pleiku and Phan Thiet. In May
1969, our group was transferred to Task Force South, Phan
Thiet, and attached to 1st Field Force and later 2nd Sqd.,
1st Cav. I left Vietnam in October 1970 for reassignment to
2nd Armored Div., Ft. Hood. Contact: Pat Bell, 2468 Attala
Rd. 5238, Ethel, MS 39067;
locate anyone who served with 1883rd Comm. Sqd., Phu Cat AB,
1967, for possible reunion. Contact: Gene Argabright,
Searching for family of Alger E. Durell, Jr., from
California who served with 519 MI Bn. and was KIA April 6,
1967, in a chopper crash. Also searching for Lt. Doug
Simpson from Pennsylvania; Capt. James Davis from North
Carolina; and Leonard P. Connely from Columbia, Tennessee.
Contact: Donald R. Stacks,
for Wilken Slen or family members to return Zippo lighter
engraved “Wilken Slen, Pleiku 70.” Contact: Marc van Buuren,
for Robert Perkins from Havre, Montana, who served with U.S.
Army, Germany, 1964-65 (Birkenfeld or Neubruecke), and also
in the Vietnam War. Contact: Maréchal Marguerite,
for those assigned to U.S. Army, B-11-4, 2nd Plt., Ft. Knox
Basic Training, May to July 1969, especially Vorick,
Whitney, Moreford, Puckett, Thames, Silva, Parker, Ledanyi,
Martin, Misiasz, Poteet, Jones, and Brennan. Also Ernie Rose
and James Porter, who served with 3rd Plt. Most were
draftees from Michigan. Contact: Gerry Wright, 248-874-7589
Searching for Dr. Robert Frost and Spec. Charles Austin who
were in medical dispensary of field hospital, Camp Horn,
Danang, July 1972, while I was assigned to 277th S&S Co.,334th for
PTSD claim. Contact: Neil R. Hartwick, 4208 Nofze Hwy., Hawks,
MI 49748; firstname.lastname@example.org
anyone who served with my deceased husband, G. Wudtke, at
Kaden, Kunsan, Osan, Tainan, or CCK Airbases, 1973-75. Also
assisting another veteran to locate anyone who served with
VQ1, Atsugi, Japan, 1968-69. Contact: Laurie Wudtke,
find anyone who served with me at Camp Tein Sha, near Danang
at the base of Monkey Mountain, November 1967-68. I was a
Seabee BU3 and drove personnel out to the field. Contact: Les
anyone who served in USMC with my brother, Lcpl. John Doss
Allen, who died on May 24, 1970, in Quang Nam Province.
Contact: Sue Ann Allen O’Shea,
locate anyone who served with me in Ammo Co., Qui Nhon.
Contact: Clinton Runyan, Cookieweezie@aol.com
crew members who served aboard USS Constellation (CVA- 64),
October 1972 to February 1974, to verify near mutiny by crew
members; a nuclear weapon that fell from an aircraft onto the
hangar bay deck; an anti-American riot in Japan; and the death
of a crew member who was sucked through a jet engine. Contact:
Reginald Bourgoin, P.O. Box 692, Madawaska, ME 04756;
brothers who worked at Saigon Aerial Mail Terminal, Tan Son
Nhut AB, April to December 1970, especially R.L. Gandy from
Chicago, Stanley R. Royal from Milwaukee, and Fussel from
Camden, New Jersey. I worked breakdown. Contact: Robert A.
Brooks, Jr., 67 Melville Ln., Willingboro, NJ 08046;
609-835-4664 or 609-689-2260.
anyone who served with Timothy DePaepe in CSC 5th Bn., 7th Cav.,
1st Cav. Div.,
1976-81. He was stationed in Germany, 1977-78. Contact: Joetta
DePaepe, 104 Aspen Cir., North Richland Hills, TX 76180;
anyone who served with J.J. Buterbaugh, Attack Squad 152,
aboard USS Oriskany (CVA-34), 1964-66. Contact: Joetta DePaepe,
104 Aspen Cir., North Richland Hills, TX 76180; 817-581-4942;
Russel Rhodes and Mike J. Stevens, HHC 4th ID, Vietnam, 1966,
and Robert Burns, D Trp. 1/10 Cav., 4th Inf. Div., Vietnam,
1966-67. Contact: Dennis Jorgensen, P.O. Box 278, Green River,
WY 82935; 307-875-0255.
veterans from Brooklyn, New York, willing to be interviewed
for oral history project and possible publication. Contact:
Philip F. Napoli, History Department, Brooklyn College, CUNY,
2900 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11210;
to hear from Marines who served with Plt. 255, Parris Island,
1968; AO School, NAS, Jacksonville, 1968-69; HMS 12, Cherry
Point, North Carolina, 1969; and HMS 11 Bomb Dump, near Hill
327, 1969-70. Contact: George Marley, 16100 Space Center,
#1309, Houston, TX 77062-6235; 281-480-7397;
anyone who served with D Co., 13th Eng. Bn., Camp Casey,
Korea, 1964-65; A Co., 13th Eng. Bn., Camp Kiser, Korea,
1969-70; deployed from Ft. Lee with 588th Combat Eng. Bn.,
1965; HHC/C Co., 2nd Eng. Bn., Camp Castle, Korea, 1977-78;
and A Co. 37th Eng. Bn., D Co. 547th, Taylor Bks Germany,
1958-1961. Contact: Paul Grigsby, P.O. Box 941, North
Tazewell, VA 24630; 276-979-0132.
anyone who served with me aboard USS Hermitage (LSD- 34),
August 9, 1967, when almost sunk at Red Beach, north of Danang,
especially Capt. Mathews, Cherney, Hamilton, Wartluft. I was
ship’s photographer and would like to write
about the crew’s heroics. Contact: Al Blanche, Box 149,
Attica, NY 14011-0149.
for John Michael Brown who served with USMC, 1967-68. Contact:
Neil Bourjaily, email@example.com
anyone who served with me in MAG-12, Group Guard, Chu Lai,
December 1966 to January 1968. Contact: Ellison Davison, 1232 Sherbrooke Ct., Macon, GA 31204;
anyone who served with me in 2nd Sqd., 1st Cav., 4th Inf.
Div., B Trp., 3rd Plt., 32 Track, May to December 1968, and
also HHQ Recon. Plt., 2nd Bn. Mech., 2nd Inf., 1st Inf. Div.,
62 Track, January to March 1968. Contact: Mike Daly, 13182
Dixon Rd., Dundee, MI 48131; firstname.lastname@example.org
members of Charlie Btry., 1st Bn., 12th Mar., 3rd Mar. Div.,
who have not been placed on our C-1-12 Directory. Contact:
Mike Hoskins, email@example.com or John Fedyslyn, 352-750-2122;
fellow paratroopers who served with 82nd Abn. Div., 3rd Bde.,
2nd Bn. (Airborne), 505th Inf., who went to Turkey in late
1972. Contact: Danny King, 2870 2A106, Jefferson City
Correctional Center, 8200 Fenceline Rd., Jefferson City, MO
members of Chinook crew, Robert W. Parker, Phillip E. Crossan,
Wade D. Bender, and Barry J. McAlee, who served with B Co.,
228th Avn. Bn. They rescued me from a very sticky situation in
early October 1966. Contact: H. Cliff Goodson, 12309 Woodland
Ave., NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112; 505-293-0725.
locate anyone who served with me in 459th Sig. Bn., HHC Co.,
Nha Trang, 1970-71, especially Terry E. Fox, John Cocoran, Ed
Summers, Peter Bush, Lonnie Quigley, and Dennis Palmacha.
Contact: Howard L. Shorr, 410-549-9632.
to contact anyone who served with me aboard USS Krishna
(ARL-38), An Thoi, 1967-68, especially Tim Logan, Bob Hellman,
Bob Coursey, Lt. Green, Bob Surdej, Willie Tucker, and Chief
Cruz. Contact: Jack Campbell, 3111 Fallow Field Dr., Diamond
Bar, CA 91765.
locate family of Capt. Patrick Carroll, Jr., 11/2/69, to
return POW/MIA bracelet that I have had since 1970. Contact:
William B. Shelton, 6321 Covered Bridge Rd., Gladys, VA 24554;
Milo H. “Smitty” Schmidt or anyone else who served with me in
442nd Trans. Co., Cam Ranh Bay, November 1966-67. Contact:
Calvin W. Clouse, P.O. Box 442, New Hampton, NH 03256;
to locate Joe Baca who served with me in Cam Ranh Bay,
1967-69, or anyone who served with me in Dong Tam on APL-30.
Contact: Ralph White, 26899 Cat Creek Rd., Mechanicsville, MD
anyone who served with H&HS MAC G-18, 1st MAW, Danang, April
1969 to March 1970. Contact: Kenneth D. Washington, Sr., 836
Ellis Rd., Donalds, SC 29638; 864- 379-3399.
to hear from anyone who served with me in VA-22, WestPac ‘73
aboard USS Coral Sea (CVA-43), especially Feley, Pierce, Crow,
and Howard. Contact: Bill Horne, 1204 First St., Galena Park,
anyone who left Ft. Benning with me August 1965 for Vietnam
aboard USS Buckner. I was assigned to Bravo Co., 2/12th Cav.
Div. (Airmobile) base camp, An Khe, especially Kelly, Boyce, Zabec, Glotfelty, Donald Stump. I caught malaria and was sent
to Naval Hospital in Yukusko, Japan. Also need to verify
combat and Agent Orange spray at Pleiku, October 1965, and
also looking for pictures. Contact: Freddie “TJ” Slaughter,
1243 Sylvania Rd., Cleveland Heights, OH 44121-2524;
Sgt. A.R. Slonskis, H&S Co., 1/7, 1st Mar. Div., 1967-69.
Also, SSgt. Art Schulte, 2/9, Camp Pendleton, 1973-74, from
Oregon who drove a green Chevy Blazer. Contact: Frank R.
“Hershberger” King, E3202 770th Ave., Menomonie, WI
anyone who served with Co. C, 41st Sig. Bn., Cam Ranh Bay,
1965-66, and also MACV Advisory Team 40, Duc My, 1965-66,
especially Sgt. Wilmeth, SP4 Roy Wagner, SP4 John Shimko, SP4
Ron Casebeer, and Sp4 Steve Bacaski. My nickname was “Wide
Track.” Contact: Randy W. Wagner, 110 Oakwood Dr., Newton, IA
50208- 933; 641-792-6668.
for Lt. Larry Wardell and other members of unit who discovered
wreckage of helicopter shot down near FB Vehgel on 4/24/68.
Sister of Ralph Fredenberg, who was KIA in that crash, would
like to correspond with whoever knew her brother. Contact:
Milo Overstreet, 2512 N. Cambridge, Roswell, NM 88201;
anyone who served with me in 498th Dustoff Medical Recovery,
Qui Nhon,1971-72. Contact: Bruce Kale, 789640, Ellis Unit,
1697 FM 980, Huntsville, TX 77343.
Navy corpsmen, WAVES, and any others stationed at Navy
Hospital, Camp Pendleton, 1962-64. Contact: Bob Taylor, 6861
E. Hawthorne Cr., Tucson, AZ 85710; 520-444- 0664.
David Bukinski, Capt. Ziper, David Bahan who served with me
aboard the Saratoga, Squadron VA105, Gulf of Tonkin, 1972-73.
Need information to verify I was member of Brown Shirt, Plane
Captain and verification of any wounded pilots we helped. Contact: Dallas Browning, 1796 Rocky Face Mt. Church Rd.,
Taylorsville, NC 28681; 828-632-0039.
women who served in any branch of service, from era, who were
discharged for pregnancy. Also, any children whose mothers
were discharged for pregnancy. Contact: Carolyn Tyler, 4524 W.
Morgan Ave., Greenfield, WI 53220; 414-545-2366;
firstname.lastname@example.org or visit web site at
anyone who served with me in 585th T.C. driving tractor
trailers in Central Highlands, 1966-67, especially Calvin
(Sneaky) Synder, Jim Spero, Frank Lanza, Tony Luckas, Frank
Burnett. Contact: Joseph J. Michalski, 3811 S. Hartford Dr.,
Saginaw, MI 48603; 989-792-9195.
anyone who served with me in U.S. Army, 815th Eng. Bn., H.Q.
Co., 937th Grp., Pleiku, 1967-68. Contact: Joel Schultz, 861
Kilsyth Rd., Elizabeth, NJ 07208; 908- 54-9234.
anyone who knew Floyd R. (Sandy) Rhodes from Texas, who served
with me in 509th Radio Research Group, 224th Aviation Bn., Tan
Son Nhut Airbase, Saigon, October 1966-67. Contact: Kenneth E. Kight, 10 Graben Dr. NW, Rome, GA 30165; 706-234-6652;
locate Lt. R.C. Linsay, 4th Bn., 42nd Arty., 4th Inf. Div. We
also served a forward observer team with Bravo Co., 1st Bn.,
22nd Inf., 4th Div. He was wounded in 1967 in Central
Highlands, probably around Dak To. His call sign was “68” and
mine was “68 Alpha.” Contact: Arthur Faiella, 400 Central Park
West, New York, NY 10025; 917- 804-6361.
would like to locate Lymon Tidwell from Tennessee and Raymond
Overdeer from Alabama who served with me in 3/60, 9th Inf.
Div., 1967-68, to thank them for saving our lives while under
attack near “Snoopy Nose” in the Delta. Contact: Gilbert
Gonzales, 2883 W. Roxborough Park, West Valley City, UT 84119;
anyone who was stationed in Kaiserslautern, Germany, September
1960 to January 1961, especially anyone who volunteered to be
advisers in Vietnam or served with 84th Ordnance Co., February
1961 to May 1962, in Kaiserslautern. Contact: Vincent Perrera,
20 S. Broadway, Yonkers, NY 10701; 914-841-0183.
Vietnam veteran who served with Big Red One, 1966-67, and who
suffers from PTSD and Agent Orange-related illness, seeks help
in reentering society. Contact: Theodore A.A. Bray, Jr.,
#548305; 1697-FM 980, Ellis Unit, Huntsville, TX 77343.
soldiers stationed at 8th Radio Research Field Station (313th
ASA Bn.), Phu Bai, November 1967-68, especially Bob Stillman
from Hayward, California; Norwood Byrd; John Haywood; and
other hooch mates. Contact: Paul Maidel, P.O. Box 2503,
Tualatin, OR 97062-2503; 503-780-2731;
anyone who served with Edward Darl “Fish” Hering, Co. D, 4th
Bn., 3rd Inf., 11th Inf. Bde., who was hit during Tet 1968
near Chu Lai and lost both legs due to a land mine. He
recovered in Denver Hospital. Contact: Jaimie Hering, 1048
Fern Ave., Grand Marsh, WI 53936.
find Sgt. Peter Burgess who was stationed in St. Albans,
Vermont, with 764th Radar Sqd., 1973-74. He and I worked in
Radar Ops and exchanged orders for Vietnam so he could bring
his wife and children to the States. Contact: Myron E. Dunbar,
5 Murray Dr., St. Albans, VT 05478; 802-524-9619;
veteran, Basic/AIT, Ft. Dix, Field Wireman/Artillery, 4/76
Arty., Korea, 1968-69, 3rd of 6th Arty., Ft. Meade, 1969-70, VAMC, Syracuse, 1971-72 with mental health issues whose
disability claim is currently at Board of Appeals seeks and
enjoys letters and communicaton. Contact: Michael S. Sayko,
#280392, 13800 McMullen Hwy., Cumberland, MD 21502.
anyone who served with Walter Michael Usiak, H&MS 16, HMM 262.
He served as a doorgunner stationed at Marble Mountain. He was
in the service 1967-71; in Vietnam, 1970-71. Contact: Rebecca Usiak, 424 Mang Ave., Kenmore, NY 14217; 716-
anyone who served with my cousin, Frank Zydzik, Jr., from
Wisconsin in 2nd Plt., Delta Co., 3/21, 196th LIB, May 1969,
and was KIA January 7, 1970. Contact: Lee Smolen, 1904 Santa
Barbara Dr., Waukesha, WI 53189;
anyone who attended Ft. Polk, Co. B, 2nd Bn., 4th C&S Bde.,
Cook School, January to February 1969, and also served with HHB, 1st Air Cav Div. Arty., May 1969 to April 1970. Contact:
Tracy Johnson, 103 Stone Branch Bottom, Chapmanville, WV
to hear from anyone who served with 363rd Aviation Support
Detach., Phan Thiet, 1968-69. Remember Commander Cleveland
Petite and SSgt. McCoy? Contact: Robert U. Johnson, 3006
Linwood Ave., Baltimore, MD 21234; 410-882-4520.
anyone who witnessed a vehicle being hit by dump trucks from
3rd Eng. Bn. outside of Phu Loi between September and October
1970 that killed Vietnamese civilians and children (for PTSD
claim). Contact: Robert L. Hicks, P.O. Box 40, Newark, MD
Cpt. Gordon R. Exley III, Lt. Larry D. Inman, Lt. William A.
Joyce, Lt. Alfonza Ware, Lt. James M. Holcombe, and Lt.
Robert J. Martin, who served with D Co., 2nd Bn., 5th Cav.,
1st Cav. Div., May 31, 1970. Contact: Gerald McDaniel, 624 N.
Hwy. A, Lamar, MO 64759; 417-884-5104.
photo if your unit had an extraordinary, rare, or special
crest or logo on its vehicles. Contact: Norman Ryman, #137652,
P.O. Box 534, Jessup, MD 20794-0534. Looking for
anyone who served with me in 557th Light Maint. Co., Cam Ranh
Bay, September 1971-72. Contact: Vernard Eden, 2835 N. 45th
St., Miwaukee, WI 53210; 414-899-0388.
for name of “Doc” Corpsman and administrative assistant who
recorded my head injuries and severe concussion when we
departed January 1, 1968, off USS Iwo Jima, and around the
third week of January 1968. The FLSG-B at Quang Tri/Ammunition
Storage huts got hit and at least five people were killed.
Contact: Milton M. Chee, P.O. Box 1775, Crownpoint, NM 87313;
locate Spc. Robert Mills from Newton, Iowa, who served with me
in 546 Med. Detach., Ft. Benning, 1971. Would like to pay for
damages to your car. Also looking for Spc. Warren “Squirrel”
Millet from Louisiana to repay debt. We met at U.S. Army
Hospital, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, 1971. Contact: Phillip M.
Garter, MS Dept. Corrections, No. 04491, Unit 28,
B-Zone, Parchman, MS 38738.
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