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February 2002/March 2002



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Looking for anyone who served with 68th Med. Det. (Dust-off), attached to 91st Evac. Hosp., Tuy Hoa, 1968-69. Contact: Ernie Rose, Box 176, Pageton, WV 24871; 304-383-2937.

Looking for Ronald Justice, Edgar Jones, John D. Hood, Walter R. Skeate, Robert J. Weigand, Herbert E. Bolden, Charles F. Swaggert, or anyone who served with me in Recon 3/21 196th LIB. I was also in LZ Center, late 1969. Contact: Kenneth McParland, 3116 W. 15th St., Sioux City, IA 51103; 712-258-5282.

Looking for anyone who served with or has knowledge of Security Guard Co., Long My, Vietnam, APO 96226, July to December 1970. Interested in records, reports, and chain of command to document my service with this unit. Contact: John M. Rudolph, 467 Ellsworth Ave., Staten Island, NY 10312; JBDR85@hotmail.com

Looking for James Lock, MCB-8, Phu Bai, Vietnam, who was severely burned. Also looking for Kenneth Neubert or any equipment operators from SeaBee Bn., 1967-70. Contact: Hosia Blankenship, P.O. Box 627, Winchester, OR 97495; 541-673-0599; JudyR@Rosenet.net

Looking for Lt. Charles Rich or anyone who served with 132nd Sig. Co., Da Lat, Vietnam. Contact: Stephen Dougherty, 2 Badami Dr., Middletown, NY 10941.

Trying to locate buddies who served with me in D Btry., 8th Bn. (Hawk), 15th Arty., Homestead AFB, Florida, 1964-66. Contact: John (Doc) Wells, Box 766, Milford, PA 18337; 888-572-8232; Wells14@mercurylink.net

Looking for anyone who served with 23rd Admin. Co., Chu Lai, 1969-71. Especially Capt. Larry Robinson and Sgt. William Bond from Massachusetts or anyone who knows of my promotion in 1971 to E-6. My orders were lost when medevaced to Japan. Contact: Jerome H. Cohen, 8067 Salisbury Pl., #102, Memphis, TN 38119; 901-737-7524.

Looking for any corpsmen who served with 1st LAAM Bn., H&S Btry., Danang Transit, July 14, 1967 when I was injured and someone bandaged by head. Second witness statement is needed by HQMC Awards and Medals Branch. Contact: Richard Oass, 1727 22nd St., Kenosha, WI 53140; 262-652-7404; DickOassHill724@webtv.net

Need current pictures of Hills 37 and 65 for album and book. Also would like to hear from any veterans who have traveled to Dai Loc and the old French fort. Contact: Jimmy Hill, 301 Locust St., Hammonton, NJ 08037; 609-567-1161; JimmyHill23@hotmail.com

Searching for Sgt. Maj. Cole and  MGSgt. Boone, HML-367, Futema AB, Okinawa, 1971-73. Contact: Charles R. Runnels, 506 E. Wilson, Sherman, TX 75090.

Looking for Larry A. Wright. I served two tours in Vietnam, 1968-70, with 20th Eng., 93rd Bde., Combat-ABN. Also looking for Lt. Lutz, Kurt Perez, Skinner, Johnson who served with me at Dong Tau and Tan An. I need your help for a claim. Contact: Manuel G. Pena, 28466 Palm Court Dr., Harlingen, TX 78552; 956-412-9424.

Looking for  Pfc. John L. Straley, who was stationed at Fort Jackson, February-April 1963; Fort Rucker, May to June 1963; UTT Helicopter Co., Tan Son Nhut, Vietnam, July 1963 to January 1964. Contact: Candace Lokey, P.O. Box 206, Freeport, PA 16229; Mlokey@aol.com

VVA Phoenix Chapter 726 is seeking footballs, flag football belts with flags, collapsible soccer goals, weight-lifting belts, and handballs for incarcerated chapter members. Contact: Terry Faddis, 10800 Evans Rd., Polk City, FL 33868.

Trying to locate anyone who served with 9th Inf. Div., 1966-67. Contact: Francisco S. Taijeron, 7572 Woodridge Wy., San Diego, CA 92114; 619-470-1635.

Trying to locate SP4 Ray Fiore, who served with 1/506 3rd Bde., 101st Abn., March 1968-69. We met again at Fort Dix. Contact: Robert Lange, 69-14 Utopia Pkwy., Flushing, NY 11365, 718-969-8857.

Searching for George Eppard, Ronald Waller, and David Coldgrove, Co. E, Troop Cmd., Long Binh, Vietnam, 1968-69. Contact: Donald Moore, 1908 Laurie Dr., Haw River, NC 27258; 336-578-2915; 336-578-7573 (fax); linmoore@netpath.net

Looking for anyone who served in HHC 2/502, 101st Abn. Div. Recon., 1967, and remembers me falling off a cliff in Vietnam. Also trying to locate Paul Leboeuf  from Homer, Louisiana. Contact: James W. Wallace, 14749 County Rd. 95, Elberta, AL 36530; 251-752-5773.

Looking for anyone who served with 11th Armored Cav. Reg. (ACR), 1st Squadron, Trp. C, 1st Plt., July 1966 to August 1967. Especially 11C20#MOS. Contact: Philip S. Thomas, P.O. Box 22075, Newark, NJ 07101; 973-477-1388; newartz@aol.com

Looking for MSgt. Reese (Easy), SSgt. Babilonia, Pneudralic Shop, Danang AB, July 1972 to March 1973 or anyone working on fly line area to verify PTSD case involving aircraft accident and rocket attack that hit our barracks. Contact: Pablo Suarez, P.O. Box 637, Aquirre, PR 00704; 787-824-8396.

Co. B, 3rd Med. Tank Bn., 37th Armor APO 36, V Corps, USAREUR, Schweinfurt, West Germany, 1960-61. Trying to locate Capt. Richard R. White, Bruce W. Ervin, David Stanley, Jr., Elbert C. Williams, James W. Powers, Sherman R. Batman, Joseph R. Owens, Paul L. Whitfield, Elbra Cole, Jr., George J. Gagianc, Harry R. Rmeinbolt, Jerry A. Haurt, Donald J. Bolduc, Robert Philhower, Merian P. Stewart, William R. Ridenour, and Ernest E. Cowles. Contact: David J. Cockey, #9478, P.O. Box 5500 (W.C.I.), Cresaptown, MD 21505-5500.

Attempting to locate anyone stationed PCS or TDY, Tan Son Nhut AB, 38th FS, February to October 1968; flight line maintenance on RF4C, F4D, E338 FS, Bien Hoa AB, December 1968 to June 1969; or Spec. Ops., Cam Ranh Bay, C130=s "Spookys" for disability claim. Contact: William Hanes, 3405 Woodbaugh Dr., Chesapeake, VA 23321; 757-483-1679.

Searching for David Rosado from Puerto Rico, 9th Inf. Div., 3/60, Co. C, Mekong Delta, 1968-69. He is probably living in New York. Also, A. Rios, Domingo Garza, De La Pina, and Alvares from California. Contact: Heriberto Perez, 1608 River Oak Dr., Edinburg, TX 78539; 956-380-0563.

FSB Maude, B2/1 196th, January 1972, Danang. Would like to hear from anyone who remembers the names of a KIA and two WIAs that resulted from a short mortar round. Contact: Pablo Flores, 738 W. Los Arboles Cr., Harlingen, TX 78550; 956-440-7488.

Looking for anyone who served with me in 1/44 Arty., Twin 40s, call letters "Joan of Ark 222." Contact: James W. Palisano, 11418 McDougall, Detroit, MI 48212; 313-891-9260.

Would like to contact Marines from Security Plt., 1st Mar. Div., Danang, 1968-71, the Dai Lac Pass Defenders to arrange to meet at The Wall on Memorial Day. Contact: Doug "Red" Anderson, 109 Dellwood Sq. So., Landfall, MN 55128; 651-730-0718.

Seeking the widow or children of Capt. Dean A. Wadsworth, USAF, Clarendon, Texas, KIA October 8, 1963, Quang Nam Province. Would like to let them know he was a fine and respected officer who was held in high regard by those who served under him in 912th AC&W Sq., Ramore, Ontario, Canada, 1960-61. Contact: Ralph A. Gronlund, 170 W. Washington St., Hanson, MA 02341; 781-447-3335; ralgrond@aol.com

Looking for anyone who served with me in 198th LIB, July 1968-69. I wrote a manuscript that was published by my college professor, need advice. Contact: Thomas A. Gena, 337 N. Creek Dr., Depew, NY; 716-681-0067.

19th TASS (Dau Tieng), especially Maj. Holland, Capt. Jon Swift, Capt. Bernie Auer, who can provide statements or documentation regarding February 22-23, 1969, including the death of Sgt. Dupere. Contact: Mike Stirling, 6406 SE Circle St., Hobe Sound, FL 33455; 561-283-1307; ichiban07@aol.com

Looking for anyone who served with Co. A, 2nd Bn., 28th Inf., 1st Inf. Div., 1965-66. Especially Sfc. Saul Gist, Sgt. Skipper, Cpl. Larry Jones, Sgt. Baskett, Sgt. Harp, and Lt. Sorrel. We need you guys in the 28th Infantry Association. Contact: Albert G. Langhorne, 447 Summit House, West Chester, PA 19382; 610-436-4638.

Looking for brothers who served with 1st Mar. Div., 7th Mar., Bravo Co., 1969-70. Contact: B17Joel@webtv.net

Looking for MSG Adalberto Rivera-Cruzado. I baptized his son in 1971 and have not seen him since 1979. Contact: MJARIO@msn.com

Looking for friends of my brother, Norman James Nobles, 620th Supply Co., 115th S&S Bn., Cam Ranh Bay, June 1968 to January 1969, when he was killed in a trucking accident. Especially Michael Mourton, Calvino Librera, Dave Johnston, Mark Raub, John Ridgway, and Cliff Bergan. Contact: Sue Nobles, farmcharm17@hotmail.com

Looking for anyone who served with my dad, Leonard R. Field, USMC. He graduated from Parris Island in 1967. Would like to find out about his service in Vietnam. Contact: Erin, erincarlos@prodigy.net

Looking for any servicemen I corresponded with from England during the Vietnam War. Contact: Jean Woodcock Thomson, ThmpJean@aol.com

Looking for my brother, Ronald Steven Collins. He suffers from alcoholism, depression, and other ailments and has been in VA hospitals in Missouri, Texas, New Mexico, and Kansas. He has been homeless and associates with Vietnam veterans wherever he goes. If the family knew he was still alive, it would ease our minds. Contact: Carol Andrasko, Lenoxadm@aol.com

My father, Jim Wesley, is looking for his friend, Jimmy West, who served with him in Vietnam. He wants to know if he made it home from the war. Contact: Kathy Wesley, babybluezx2@hotmail.com

Looking for Raymond Brooks, a Vietnam veteran who served with USAF, possibly as a helicopter maintenance man, and has a steel plate in his head. Contact: Helen Teresa Brooks, misterese@home.com

Searching for information regarding USSCochrane and USS Maury and whether they docked in Vietnam. Especially seeking information about Richard K. Costello, USN. Contact: Wendy Dopp, milwyf@yahoo.com or mikepat@excite.com

Looking for TSgt. Tony Holt, USAF, Special Operations, Phang Rang, Phu Cat AB, 1968-69. Contact: David Jenkins, 719-533-1213; davidpjenk@edamerica.com

Looking for Alonzo Brooks, who served with me in 175th Aviation, Vinh Long, Vietnam, 1967-68. His last-known residence was Bronx, New York. Contact: Arthur Frazier, 773-784-1989; airsign2002@hotmail.com

Searching for anyone who served with me in 13th, 165th, 12th, and 1st Cav., Air and Ground Combat Support Companies, Long Tranh North, Army Aircraft Combat Field Base, 1971-72. Contact: Marshall Biache, bluewings1200@yahoo.com

I served with Echo Co., 1st Recon. Bn., 1st Mar. Div., 1967-69, I Corps. I am working on a thesis and would like to correspond with homeless veterans who are receiving social services. Contact: 760-439-1654, ext. 224; lsamuelluera@aol.com

Looking for anyone who served with Sgt. Hugh G. Willard from North Carolina, Military Advisory Cmd., Vietnam, September to December 1967. I wrote to him while in elementary school and learned he was KIA December 23, 1967, in Bing Duong Province. Would like to learn more about him from those he served with in Vietnam. Contact: Sharon Richwine, 3096 Clarkford Ct., Woodbridge, VA 22192; SMRichwine@aol.com

I served as a captain in the ARVN 5th Inf. Div., Lai Khe, Vietnam, 1971-72, as secretary to Gen. Le Van Hung, Commanding General. Would like to locate Col. Miller, Adviser of Division, and Sgt. Black, his secretary. I also served as a major of  21st Inf. Div., Chuong Thien, and was in re-education camps for eight years. Contact: Phuong Duc Trinh, 14821 Hunter Ln., Midway City, CA 92655.

Looking for patriotic American veterans who used their ingenuity to enlist in the military before they were 17 years old. Many interesting tales come out at reunions of American Veterans That Enlisted Underage. Contact: George R. Brouse, 100 Village Ln., Philadelphia, PA 19154; 800-595-1006.

101st Airborne Division Association, Jack Nolan Chapter 32 looking for members for monthly roaming meetings. Especially attached unit members, associated members, and African-American and minority members. Contact: Calvin Hickerson, Sr., P.O. Box 50644, New Orleans, LA 70150; 504-248-1631; 82101173@military.com

Looking for OC6-70, 61st Co., 6th Bn. (OCS), 1969-70, classmates. Especially 4th Plt., 61st Co. Contact: Khanh C. Tran, 10632 Ballast Ave., Garden Grove, CA 92843; 714-775-3748.

Would like to locate anyone who served with MACV-J6 Communications, MAVV Hqs., Tan Son Nhut, March 1967-68. I worked in top secret crypto area and our Trick Chief was SFC Glaze. Contact: James P. Turner, 396 Sullivan Ln., Henning, TN 38041; 731-738-2147.

Looking for anyone who served with me in 35th Security Police Squadron, "Panther Flight", Phan Rang AFB, Vietnam, June 1967-68. I went TDY to Bien Hoa during Tet '68. Attempting to find information about incident that happened April or May 1968. Contact: John R. Jackson, P.O. Box 13, Washington, GA 30673; 706-678-5722; jjackson_30673@yahoo.com

Looking for members of Charlie Co., 2/35 "CACT Blue" Mortar Plt. D.C. Bell, Glen Heinrich, Tom Malette, Rich LePenske, Bill Patterson, Don Pannamon, Bill O'Mara, Charles Warren, Doc Johnson, Sullivan, Warren, Sanders, Gates, and Torbett. Contact: Mike Miller, 62 Sunnyside Dr., Athens, OH 45701; mikeandmo@erognet.net

Looking for anyone who served with Kilo Btry., 4th Bn., 11th Mar., Red Beach, LZ Ross, October 1969 to June 1970; Mike Btry., 4th Bn., 11th Mar. An Hoa, June to September 1970; or Lima Btry., 4th Bn., 11th Mar., Red Beach, September to October 1970. Contact: Roger L. Flint, 3540 Columbus, Butte, MT 59701-4420; 406-494-4723.

Trying to find platoon sergeant, Ssgt. Wade, F Co., 2nd Bn., 8th Mar., Camp LeJeune, 1965, who was also a Korean War veteran, or anyone from F-2-8, 1963-66. Contact: Anthony Mion, 33960 Brokaw Rd., Columbia Station, OH 44028; 440-748-3806; dottony@aol.com

Looking for anyone who served with F Co., Trp. Cmd., USADLB, Long Binh, 1970-71 (PDO Yard). Contact: Lee White, 1022 W. 38th St., Baltimore, MD 21211; 410-467-1750 (phone); 410-467-0966 (fax).

Looking for Navy Intruder pilot, "Fast Eddie" Resnik. Your B/N, John Ricci, wonders about you. Contact: Gene Maresca, 2406 E. Rutgers Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46227.

Looking for anyone who served with 1st Bn., 26th Mar., Bravo Co., 3rd Herd, 1966-67. I have located Lt. Pete, Doc Winney, Farrell, Vandermeer, Braun, Tinkle, and Reinesch. Possible reunion in summer 2002. Contact: Gerry "Doc" Ensign, P.O. Box 880, Litchfield, MN 55355; 320-693-3572.

Disabled American veteran needs pro bono lawyer. Witness who could have proven my innocence did not testify for fear of losing her job. Contact: Demetrio R. Gabriele, #638518, Polk Correctional Institute, 10800 Evans Rd., G2122, Polk City, FL 33868-6944.

Trying to locate Tiger Flight patch of the 86th (SAC) Security Policy Squadron, Korat, Thailand, 1970-72. Also, trying to locate Hubert Muldrew from Chicago or anyone who was stationed at Korat AFB, 1970-72. Contact: Gerald Major, #25785, 8B-214T, Northeast Correctional Center, 13698 Airport Rd., Pike 46, Bowling Green, MO 63334.

Looking for anyone who served with me in Co. A, Combat Eng., 1st Mar. Div., 1969, during which I was wounded. My second tour was with the same unit, Quang Tri, June 1971. Last tour was with 3rd Force Recon. Especially seeking Paul D. Hurd. Marines and VA have lost my records and say I never was in RVN. Contact: Carl Oyler, 1320 Johnson, Marion, IN 46952; 800-953-6224; litig85@attglobal.net

Would like to hear from anyone who served with me in Americal Div., Co. D, 1/6 198th Lt. Inf. Bde., 1967-68, Chu Lai, Danang. Contact: Hockless Bryant, Jr., 1401 NW 103 St., Apt. 132, Miami, FL 33147.

Looking for anyone who served with me in Co. D, 87th Eng. Bn., Cam Ranh Bay, 1966-67. Need company patches for 87th and 35th Eng. Grps. Contact: John Mahaffey, 3448 Hadley Rd., Memphis, TN 38111-4108; 901-458-8511 (phone); 901-873-8198 (fax).

Would like to locate anyone who was aboard the USS America CVA-66  during the WESTPAC cruise, Vietnam, 1968. I was in 1st Div. Contact: Fred Miller, P.O. Box 1291, Keyser, WV 26726; 304-788-6226; Rosebud_80@hotmail.com

Would like to contact Ben F. Badger and Ray Salas who served with me in Vietnam, 1967-68, or anyone who served with me in H&S Co., 3rd Bn., 3rd Mar., 3rd Mar. Div., 81mm Mort. Plt.  Also would like to hear from the families of Earl (Buck) Blunkall and Bernie Fleming. Contact: Tommy Barnes, 506 Hawthorne St., Whitewell, TN 37397; 423-658-9690.

The 101st Airborne Division Assn. is looking for all Screaming Eagle veterans of all wars and generations to join the association. Contact: Lloyd J. Rahlf, 738 O'Callaghan Dr., Sparks NV 89434.

Looking for Ralph Combs from Cleveland. He served in the Marines in Vietnam and had trouble with readjustment and was treated in a VA hospital. Contact: Earl Lee, 1533 E. 172nd St., Cleveland, OH 44110; 216-531-8797.

Trying to locate a copy of a cassette tape for my husband titled In Country: Folk Songs of Americans in the Vietnam War. Contact: Beth Loop, 351 York Dr., Bay City, MI 48706-1428; 989-684-2461.

Looking for anyone who was on Hill 54, outside of Chu Lai, 1/82nd Arty., A Btry., August to December 1968. I have pictures, but only one person's last name, Shorey, who served with 3/16th Arty. and 1/82nd Arty., November 1967-68. Contact: Raymond Wasson, 85 Birch St., Presque Isle, ME 04769; 207-764-3375.

Looking for brothers who served with 18th Cbt. Eng., 84th Grp. ("Never Daunted"). Frank Labumski, Denny (Doc) McNair, and Dr. Sable, who was a medic at headquarters in Qui Nhon. Also guys who served with me at (Miami Beach), South Vietnam, Bong Son, and Qui Nhon, 1969-70. Contact: Ronald J. Schofield, P.O. Box 5861; Bend, OR 97708.

Searching for former members of H&S Bn. Supply, 1-1-1, USMC, Northern I Corps, Vietnam, 1967-68. Contact: Bob Gambol, 010116, PMB #2199, P.O. Box 2430, Pensacola, FL 32513-2400; 610-304-6649.

Served with NSA, Danang, May 1966 to December 1967, White Elephant, Camp Tien Sha, China Beach. I came home with a copy of our cruise book titled U.S. Naval Support Activity, Danang, Vietnam, 1965-66 I am looking for the 1966-67 edition. Contact: Aubrey L. Cupp, P.O. Box 3330, Sonora, CA 95370-3330; 209-532-8444.

Trying to locate Sgt. Mike DeCastro  and Cpl. Harold "Spider" Draves. We served together in 4/12 3rd Mar. Div. in Vietnam and Okinawa. Contact: Scott Brooks-Miller, P.O. Box 373; Suttons Bay, MI 49682.

Looking for anyone who served in 165th Trans. Co. (ADS), 520th Trans Bn., Bien Hoa or Phu Loi, December 1969 to November 1970 or who knew Ron Rudiger, Lonnie Hinish, and Ron Markwell. Contact: Michael Koehle, 410 Lawrence Ave., N. Syracuse, NY 13212; Koehle@a-znet.com

Looking for anyone who received RVN training at Camp Hardy Combat Training Center, 1st Special Forces Grp. (ABN), Okinawa, June 1969, and received a POR Certificate signed by Maj. James A. Fenlon. I need a copy of the back of the certificate to complete my photo album. Contact: John S. Boone, 29 Wellford St., Houston, TX 77022-2632; 713-695-6791; 713-699-3986.

Trying to locate my son, Cpl. James Lee Loisel's comrades for information on obtaining his Silver Star. He served two tours in Vietnam and was with 75th Rangers. He was KIA May 14, 1970, Cambodia. Contact: Barbara Matthews, 6325 Branch Rd., Flint, MI 48506; 810-736-7494.

Looking for anyone who served with Beach Master Unit One, WESTPAC Det., Yokosuka, Japan, 1965-67, including officers. Contact: Larry Maiden, 1504 E. Birch Ave., Mitchell, SD 57301-3736; 605-996-0245.

Looking for anyone who served with 36th Eng. Bn., Vung Tau, January 1966-68. I arrived in country aboard USS Gen. John Pope, August 1967. Contact: Stephen Fereance, 12 Elm Dr., New Hyde Park, NY 11040.

Looking for James R. "Blood" Youngblood from Vidor, Texas, who served with 11th Cav., E Trp., 2/11, December 1967-68. Contact: Donald Dustman; DUSTYSSPORTSDEN@aol.com

Looking for guys I served with in 1st Air Cav. Div., Co. B, 1st Bn. (Airmobile), 5th Cav., March to June 1970. Contact: Jamesjb4@aol.com

Looking for anyone who served with my father, Wesley Hicklin, Jr., in Co. A, 1st Eng. Bn., 1st Inf. Div. He never talked to me about the war, and he recently died of cancer. Contact: Nathan Hicklin, nathanhicklin@hotmail.com

Looking for fellow members of 1098 Boat Co., Qui Nhon, July 1969 to January 1970. I later went to Tan Mi Island with a platoon from 1098. Contact: Steve Yarber, Syarber340@cs.com

Lynda Childs is searching for her pen pal, Regi Oka or Oki who completed his basic training in Alabama and later served in Vietnam. Contact: Tom Odlin, tom.odlin@highways.gsi.gov.uk

Trying to locate Harold Rodney from Philadelphia who served with Co. A, 3/506th, 101st Abn., Vietnam, 1967-68. Contact: Edward Blanco, eblanko@nyc.rr.com

Looking for anyone who served with Sp4 Gilbert E. Buchanan in the Big Red One near Long Khanh. He was killed April 18, 1968. I am trying to help his mother get in touch with people he knew. Contact: Emmy Huffman, emmylou317@hotmail.com

Looking for Ronald Dean Widow, class of 1954 or 1955. I remember his last address as Witchita, Kansas. I met him at the Italian Air Force. Contact: Maurizio Bonini, ramamaur@tin.it

Looking for anyone who knew my father, Leonard R. Field, USMC. He graduated from Parris Island in 1967 and served in Vietnam. Would like to surprise him with information. Contact: Erin, erincarlos@prodigy.net

Looking for anyone who served with 101st Abn. near Hue, February 1968. We were in three counter-offensives all around I Corps. Contact: A.J. Golden, Fsbtbone@msn.com

Looking for Larry Quillan  who served in Vietnam. Contact: Windy, windy@svol.net

Looking for anyone who served with my father, Billy Russell Meade, from Ownsburry, Kentucky. He joined the Army in 1964-67. He died in 1982 in Houston. Contact: Shirley Dee Meade, BohnAgrarhandel@t-online.de

Looking for Navy support activity shipmates who served on USS Atlanta IX 304, 1965-67. Contact: Paul Tutor, lucy@rangeweb.net

Looking for Frank Deloach  who was a special education teacher in Vernon Hills on Westmoreland in 1999. Contact: Harrise or Joe Davidson, harrisemd@aol.com or josdavidson@aol.com

Firebase Maude, Danang, B2/1 196th, January 1, 1972, early morning alert, short mortar round hit one of our bunkers. One KIA and two WIA. Anybody remember their names? Contact: Pablo Flores, Jr., 738 W. Los Arboles Cr., Harlingen, TX 78550; 956-440-7488.

Searching for anyone who served with me in USAF in Triple Nickle Squadron, Vietnam, 1967-68. I have been diagnosed with prostate cancer and need proof of service. Contact: Philip Corley, 171 Jersey St., Bldg. 36, Trenton, NJ 08611-2425; 609-989-2260.

I received a Bible with the inscription "To My Beloved Sweetheart and Wife From Her Everlasting Lover and Faithful Husband, Pvt. G. Thomas Zacharzuk,"  dated January 25, 1942. I would like to return it to him or his family. Contact: Robin Oquindo, robin@web10hosting.com

Searching for anyone who served with 73rd SAC OV-1 Mohawks Recon., U.S. Army Aviation Combat Support Field Base, June 1971 to March 1972, Long Thanh, Vietnam, or any attached units. Contact: Marshall Biache, 3435 Fredericksburg Rd., Apt. 708, San Antonio, TX 78201; bluewings1200@yahoo.com

Beachmaster Unit One, Coronado, California, Lifeguard Co., 1966-68. Franzen, Smechel, Stickles, Soger, Raspberry, Jones, McNeil, Washburn, Turner, Labishak, Bartholomew, Joy, Fishback, and Charlie Seitz. USS Monticello LSD-35, 1968-70. Farrow, Quinn, Stanley, Issacs, Stewart, Lt. O'Connor, and Lt. Loney. Also, would like pictures. Contact: Don Colvin, #531628, WYNNE 5-D-29, Huntsville, TX 77349.

I'm seeking men who served with my brother, Pfc. Michael B. Himes, M Co., Weapons 3/4, 3rd Div., USMC, who was killed on September 7, 1967. In a June 1967 letter he wrote, "We've been on three consecutive operations: Operation Hickory, Operation Prairie, and Operation Terminal. In some aspects they were quite successful; in others, the price we paid was not worth it." Contact: mail@e-greenwood.net


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