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May/June 2005 FYI FROM THE VA  




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Trying to locate CW4 John McFall, a pilot in the U.S. Army with whom I worked at Ft. Eustis, Virginia, 1973. He was stationed in Hawaii in 1980 and also served in Vietnam. Contact: Donna Morales Eichner,

Looking for David Kilker who served in Vietnam in 1965-67. Contact:

Looking for former members of 385th Military Police Battalion, Cos. A, B, C, Wilkins Barracks, Kornwestheim, Germany, 1945-1977. Visit our web site at,11003,728838,00.html?tellFriends  Contact: Richard Burch,

Looking for anyone who served with me in 716th MP Unit, Saigon, December 1967 to June 1968. I was an Australian military policeman who was involved in the incident at the American Embassy the first night of Tet. Contact: Ray Wyse,

Looking for Shirley Burns, a nurse who served in Vietnam with me. We graduated from St. Margaret’s Hospital School of Nursing in August 1965 and then entered the Army Nurse Corps. She married an enlisted man, and both were sent to Vietnam. Contact: Betty B. Hall, 109 Walker St., Prattville, AL 36066; 334-365-8641;

Looking for anyone who served with George Green in Delta Co., 2nd Bn., 501st Inf., 101st Abn., 1968-69, especially James Colbert from Houston, William Osborne from Cleveland who saved his life, and Lt. Wadewater from Iowa. George was wounded in A Shau Valley on August 19, 1969. Contact: Ivan Fail,

Looking for anyone who served with 137th Eng. Co. (LE), Ft. Riley, Kansas, 1966, and later served in Vietnam, May 1967, for 40-year reunion. Contact: Gary Farris, 2303 Artesia St., San Bernardino, CA 92408; 909-799-1785;

Trying to locate any sailors who were aboard a Navy transport flight from Keflavik, Iceland, to Patuxent River, October 12 or 13, 1971, when it lost an engine and was forced to return to Keflavik for repairs. Contact: Jackie Dyson, P.O. Box 492, Mulberry, FL 33869;

Looking for anyone who served with me in 61st Field Hosp., Alaska, and recalls 61st Med. Support Grp., Ft. Richardson, Alaska, being TDY to Vietnam, 1966-67. Especially looking for Maj. Ed Short from Arkansas. Contact: Michael Greer, 479-420-4063;

Looking for anyone who served with 173rd Avn. Bde and remembers “Stretch” Johnson from Louisiana or Alabama who was crew chief or door gunner on a chopper that had Daffy Duck nose art. Also anyone who remembers Jeff O’Donnell who died of wounds enroute to Nha Trang from Pleiku, late 1969-70. Contact: Don Duncan, 479-420-4063;

Looking for anyone who served with 61st AML or 61st AHC, Lane Airfield, An Son, 1969-70, especially Don Wesley, Don R. Fontenot, or Terry Bellow to assist with VA claim. Do you recall incident of a chopper being blown up shortly after leaving base? I was a helicopter mechanic stationed at Lane during that time. Contact: Don Wisely, 501-680-3651;

Looking for anyone who served with 213th Black Cats, Phu Loi, 1967, especially Steven Epstein. Contact: Mark Goodman, 409 Sable Pointe Ave., Seffner, FL 33584- 7808; 813-786-5910; 813-849-5561.

Trying to locate Cpt. D, Lt. Parson, or anyone who was assigned to the FDC Section who served with A Btry., 4th Bn., 42nd Arty., 4th Inf. Div., October to December 1967, in the Dak To area. Contact: Ural Rogers, 7704 S.W. Delta Ave., Lawton, OK 73505; 580-536-0617.

Looking for Arnett Pressley who served with me in Co. C, 2/16th, 1st Inf. Div., June 1968-69, or anyone who served with Big Red One in Vietnam. Contact: Terry L. Montgomery, 1706 Parkview St., Van Buren, AR 72956; 479-474-4137.

Grunts who served with B 2/8 (Abn.), 1st Cav. Div. Airmobile, An Khe, December 1965 to August 1966, where are you? Contact: Miguel Carrillo, 7339 Beaumont Dr., Lakeland, FL 33810; 863-859-9693.

Looking for anyone who served with 1st MIBARS, HHC, Saigon, or Det. B, Danang, June 1967 to September 1968. I was a photographer and have pictures of each detachment group and of Hotel HQ/Billet on 121 Chi Lang St. Contact: Mitch Alvins, 194-3F Smith St., Freeport, NY 11520;

Looking for guys who served with the Service Craft Division (YTMs, YOs, YOGs, etc.) in Subic Bay, P.I., 1965-66, especially J. Mann, Dan Danhoff, Scottie, and the cook from the YOG-61, Fred Nunnamaker, and anyone who was attached to that division, 1965-66. Contact: Richard Luchsinger, 1818 Rankin, Manitowoc, WI 54220; 414-682-9232;

Looking for anyone who served with 630th Ord. Co., Cam Ranh Bay, 1965, from Ft. Campbell, Kentucky. Contact: Jerry Taylor, 2428 Richwood Dr., Richmond, IN 47374;

Looking for anyone who served with me in HHB 3/13 FA, Schofield Barracks, 1974-77. Contact: Mike Reiss, 31 Brooks Dr., Stony Point, NY 10980;

Would like to hear from anyone who served with 31st Eng. Bn., Vietnam, 1968. Contact: Jim Cremer, 704 Washington Blvd., North Cape May, NJ 08204; 609-886-3068;

Looking for members of D Trp., 3/5 Cav., 9th Div., Aero-Rifle Plt. for a reunion June 9-12 in D.C., especially those who shipped over from Ft. Riley, 1967-68. Trying to find Cameron, Bryant, Ebersole, Keller, Ziglar, Jensen, O’Neal, Cook, Pranger, Keenan, Kelly, and James Murphy. Contact: John Stenmo, 824 North Cape Ave., San Dimas, CA 91773; 909-592-0566.

Searching for former members of Co. A, 1st Mt. Bn., 1st Mar. Div., 1965-66, Vietnam, for possible reunion. Contact: Tom Mallonee, 509-586-1243;

Looking for anyone who served with 635th Supply Sqd., POL Fuels, Utapao RTNAB, Thailand. Also, Nakhon 565th Supply Sqd., Phanon RTAB, Thailand, 1968-69. Contact: Royce E. Lincoln, 250 Brown Switch Rd., Apt. 187, Slidell, LA 70458; 985-639-3402.

Looking for Jimmy R. “Hawk” Hawkins from Chicago who served with B Co., 1- 502, 101st Abn., 1968. Several of his friends from 118th M.B. Co, Ft. Bragg, would like to get together with him. Contact: Jimmy Elrod, 6001 S. Kings Hwy., Unit 201, Myrtle Beach, SC 29575; 864-226-9380; 843-238-8588.

Looking for anyone who served with 101st Abn., Div. (Airmobile), Camp Evans, 1969-70, especially in HHC, 3rd Bde., 1-506th, 2-506th, and 3-187th. Contact: Lloyd J. Rahlf, 738 O’Callaghan Dr., Sparks, NV 89434;

Looking for Melvin Imel who served with me at Ft. Campell and Ft. Leonard Wood in 1970 and later in Frankfurt, Germany. We later reenlisted, and I was sent to Danang and Melvin went to Hue. Contact: Robert G. Lang, #378523, Hughes Unit 19-Z-01, Route 2, Box 4400, Gatesville, TX 76597-0001.

Looking for anyone who served with Det. 1 Medical Svc. or 601st Abn. Medical Co., Ft. Clayton, Canal Zone, 1963-64. Contact: Jack J. Green, 8744 16th Ave., #1, Brooklyn, NY 11214; 718-259-5829.

Looking for guys I served with in 2nd Bn., 26th Mar., G Co., 3rd Plt., 1968-69, Khe Sanh to Rock Pile, Camp Carroll to CZ LT Post, especially Bob Galloway, Frank Costric, Wolfe, Artis, Mark Saffles, Monroe, Riley, Thompson, Finn. We were on Operations Meade River and Lynn River aboard USS Princeton and USS Okinawa. Contact: Bud Bidwell, 2205 Willow Breeze Rd., Chino Valley, AZ 86323; 928-636-4519.

Searching for anyone who served aboard USS Wichita (AOR-1) and went on port call in Danang, August, September, or October 1970. Contact: Jim R. Riesenberg, Courthouse, 615 N. 6th St., Sheboygan, WI 53081; 920-459-3054;

Looking for all former members of E Co., 102nd Sig. Bn., Heidelberg, Germany (Konigstuhl) Bush Gangsters, 1959-62. Contact: Richard McKnight, 10 Oakwood Terr., Apt. 98, New Windsor, NY 12553.

Looking for anyone who served with me in USAF 3rd Tran. Sqd., Motor Pool and Service Station Maint. at Bien Hoa, 1967-68, during Tet, especially AIC Robert Skaggs. Contact: Peter A. Petrosky, 420 Forrest Hill Rd., Industry, PA 15052; 724-643-8999.

Looking for Charles E. Armour III from Atlanta who served with me at Camp Lejeune, 1967. He was shipped to Vietnam in 1967 and I went in 1968. Contact: Gerry W. Horvath, 260 Wonder St., Johnstown, PA 15905; 814-255-1651.

Seeking two buddies I met during R&R in Saigon, 1967. One was from 101st Abn. and the other was named Haller or Hallett. We stayed in a hotel with balconies. He dressed up in a bed sheet and roamed the halls. Contact: John M. Giovo, 783 West End Ave., Carthage, NY 13619; 315-493-3935.

Looking for unit records for E Co., 14th Inf., Long Binh ammo dump, June to November 1972. Interested in August 13, 1972, when ammo dump was blown up and CO asked for volunteers for forward observer and I volunteered. Would like to hear from Lt. Stenstrom. Also would like unit records for H Trp., 17th Air Cav., Camp Halloway, Pleiku, March 28, 1973. Need information for PTSD claim. Contact: David C. Michell,

Trying to find anyone who served with my uncle, 2nd Lt. Thomas B. Ferguson, USMC, or knows anything about his unit when he died in Quang Tri Province in early 1968. Contact: Tom C. Ferguson,

Trying to locate my husband’s Army buddy, Dennis Banks, who served in Germany, Quirnheim (a missile base), in 1963-64. He was injured and in a hospital and could not speak when my husband returned in 1964. I think he was from Utah. Contact: Judy,

Looking for anyone who served with 169th Eng. Bn., 159th Grp., 20th Eng. Bde., 46th Eng. Co., 1969. Contact: Bill Shaw,

Trying to locate address of the Shelford Hotel, Singapore, where I stayed in 1968 while on R&R while serving with Australian Forces, Vung Tau and Nui Dat, as a driver, August 1967-68. Contact: Terry Hornbuckle, 5 Bennet Ct., Noble Park 3173, Melbourne, Australia,

Looking for anyone who served with me in 507 TC, at the airport at Cam Ranh Bay, 1967-68. Would love to hear from you. Contact: Bill Spence,

Trying to find 1st Class Medic Doc Thompson stationed at Tra Cu, Operation Slingshot, 1970. Contact: John R. Henry, 10 Greenhill Rd., P.O. Box 7, Winnabow, NC 28479; 910-253-6647;

Looking for family or anyone who knew William Gurein, who was stationed at Edwards Air Base. Shortly after returning from Korea in ’54, he was killed in an auto accident. I escorted his body back to Grafton and have copies of his obituary if anyone is interested. Contact: Carl Seal, 101 Channel Buoy Rd., Ocean City, MD 21842;

Seeking Capt. Price and Lt. Arrington who served with Co. D, 1/6th Inf., 198th LIB, Americal Div., or any non-comms who did not receive air medal. Also, let’s talk about a reunion. Contact: Sam Maggio,

Looking for anyone who served with 1st of the 8th, 4th Inf. Div., August 1968 to March 1970. is dedicated to those who served with this unit, and I am trying to capture my memories as well as those of the men who served with me. Contact: Homer R. Steedly, Jr., 16 Pisgah Shadows Rd., Hendersonville, NC 28739.
Looking for anyone who served in U.S. Army with 101st Abn. Div., B/2/506th, 1967-68, or family members of KIA. Our next reunion is in San Diego, March 1-8, 2006. Contact: Dave Spencer, 760-318-4733; or visit web site,

Looking for anyone who has information on a fragging incident where an Army captain was killed. This incident occurred in a postal unit in Long Binh, July 1969-70. Contact: G.W. Barbee, 6824 Gap Point Cir., Sherwood, AR 72120; 501-833-0184.

Searching for anyone who served with T.F. 593-1, L.Z. English. Any information would be appreciated. Contact: Larry Ward,

Would like to find buddies who served with 363rd Trans. Co., 1971-72, especially Harold Cooper, who was caught with me in a so-called VC trap north of Danang at “Fly City.” We did not think we were going to make it out. Contact: Dennis Gleba,

Trying to locate family of LCDR Robert Reddington Vaughn, USN, who was KIA in October 1967 while flying a photo version of the A3D. I was his crewman navigator on Crew 5, VAH2, 1964-66. Contact: David E. Lippitt, 401-219-6346;

Trying to locate Jim Moss from Reno, Nevada, who served with the Military Police, and Brent Fields, a clerk with HQ MACV. I served with the Australian Army Signal Corp, Saigon, 1967-68, and they visited my home for R&R in 1968. Contact: Tom Garrick,

Would like to return POW/MIA bracelets to families of Capt. Timothy Ayres dated 05/03/72 and LCDR Kenneth Knabb, Jr., from Wheaton, Illinois, who was KIA 1/18/78. Contact: Eddie Craig, 256-216-6372;

Looking for anyone who can verify that my unit, Co. A, 426th S&S Bn. (Ambl.), 101st Abn. Div. (AirMobile) served in Khe Sanh, 1970-71. Contact: Charles,

Looking for anyone who served with 352nd Trans. Co., Long Binh, 1968, or with same unit before deployment to Vietnam from Ft. Carson. Contact: Norm Theriault,

Would like to hear from anyone who served with me in 532nd Eng. Det., Qui Nhon, 1965-66. Contact: Roger D. Schaefer,

Looking for Frank Petty from Jacksonville, Florida, or anyone who served with my brother, Joe Smeed in 1st Cav., 2nd/7th Div. Contact: Robert Smeed,

Looking for 2nd Lt. Miller, who served with me in 2nd Recon. Bn. and also attended Ranger School (Class B-70). He went to Vietnam as a navigator and flew fire missions for my Recon team. Contact: Jim Churchill, 3980 N. Gambel Ridge Dr., Chino Valley, AZ 86323; 928-636-2979.

Looking for anyone who served aboard the Minesweeper Fortify, 1972, and recalls an incident involving a Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class threatening to throw crew members overboard if they didn’t carry their weight. Contact: Mike Hankins, 519 S. H St., Port Angeles, WA 98363; 888-915-9700.

Seeking anyone who served with Co. C, 2nd/12th, 1st Cav. Div., Vietnam, 1966-68. Contact:

Looking for buddies who served with me in 35th Bn. Eng., 1967-68. Contact: Thomas Irvin,

Looking for anyone who served with USAF C 130 Crew Chiefs, 314 OMS, Little Rock AFB to U Tapao, Thailand, in the spring of 1974. We were involved in dropping rice and ammo by air to South Vietnamese troops. I’m especially interested in speaking with maintenance personnel from Pope AFB regarding events in Thailand and Vietnam, 1974. Contact: David William McIlvory, 441 Blue Hole Rd., Beebe, AZ 72012.

Looking for anyone who served with U.S. Army, 13th Finance Grp. Qui Nhon, December 1968-69. I was in the supply room and drove the company truck. Contact: Loren Hoffman, 580 Hebrides Ct., Apopka, FL 32712-4730;

Trying to locate Dennis Ward, USMC, 2nd Bn., 7th Mar., Golf Co., 1965-66, who served with my brother, Lester. Contact: David Atherton, 757-583-9420;

Trying to locate Kenneth Wheeler, John Thomas, Joe Gomez, who were stationed at McGuire AFB, 1965-66, and served with 438 FMS, C130 Dispatch Sec., swing shift. Contact: Wayne Monk,

Looking for anyone who served with me in 1st Mobile Com. Grp., Clark AFB, Philippines, July 1967-69, especially AIC Slade, Ssgt. Morgan, Ssgt. Cisti, Ssgt. Rubesne. Contact: Stanley H. Aoki, Rt. 5 Box 437, Duncan, OK 73533; or

Looking for CWO Leon Muiczkowski, USA retired, from Trenton, New Jersey.
I believe he moved to Perth, Australia. He was the best man at my wedding in 1973. Contact: Fred Draper, P.O. Box 593, Eatontown, NJ 07724; 732-681-0711;

Looking for anyone I served with in CBMU 302, Bien Hoa, 1971, especially HM2 Greg Loots, HM2 Jim Linsey, HM2 James Weehunt, HMC Beltser, and Fred Moorhead. I also served with NAVCAT 23. Contact: Bob Gamble, 1006 W. Boot Rd., Downingtown, PA 19335;

Looking for James Bond III from California, 1st Amtrac Bn., 3rd Mar. Div., B Co., 4th Plt., Vietnam, 1966-67. Mouth of Cua Viet, December 1966, Quang Tri Province, then Con Thien DMZ, last contact May 1967. Located Big Daddy, Danny Gunn, Perry “Red” Walker, Phil Delaney, David Young. Need K-Bar sharpened! Contact: Lonny Livingston, 10003 N. 22nd St., Tampa, FL 33612; 813-972-2914;

Looking for Capt. Shippey or Capt. Ottinger or anyone who can verify firefight in area of Thu Dau Mot, aka Phu Loi, or Bien Hoa, September 1964, in support of ARVN 5th Inf. where several GIs were WIA and several VC taken prisoner. Verification needed for VA claim. I served with 232nd Sig. Co., 39th Sig. Bn. Contact: Charlie Smith, Caribou Vet Center, 456 York St., Caribou, ME 04736;

Found in Tennessee or Kentucky at a rest stop: a Vietnam Service Ring, size 10-11 with the initials E.S.J and 1966-68 inscribed inside of ring. Contact: Ron Lieto, 734-241-6686.

Looking for anyone who served with Co. C, 1st Bn., 1st BCT Bde., 5th Army, Ft. Polk, June 22, 1972, to September 1, 1972, especially 1st Lt. Richard J. Reno, who retired as a major in 1988; Senior Red Cross Worker Linda Smith from Missouri; and Sgt. Ray Sam of Chicago. Contact: Ronnie Lee Wallace, #140221, 2500 S. Avon Belden Rd., Grafton, OH 44044; 330-823-7510.

Looking for anyone who served with 10th Inf., 85th Reg., E Co., 3rd Plt., during FTX 1956-57, when a short 4.2 round killed and wounded many. I had a Stars and Stripes either in Vilsek or Wildflexan but lost it while serving in Alaska. Need information to include in my book. Contact: Franklin Delano Norris, 170 Park Ct., Hinckly, IL 60520.

Calling all Paratroopers of the Herd who served with 173rd Abn. Bde., Kontum, Darlac, or Binh Dinh Provinces, 1967-70. You are eligible for DVA compensation for any illnesses, ailments, or medical conditions which are predisposed as resulting from Agent Orange exposure. Write for detailed list of medical problems. Contact: Craig R. McLaren, #115624; Holman Unit (5-D), Atmore, AL 36503.

Seeking anyone who many have served with my father, LCPL Herbert “Bandit” L. Handy, Jr., 1st Force Recon., 1st Mar. Div., Vietnam, 1965-67. He was also stationed at Camp Lejeune. He is deceased, and I would like to know more about his time in Vietnam. Contact: Crystal Handy, 44 Old Mill Rd., Clinton, CT 06413; 203-809-7407.

Would like to hear from anyone who served aboard USS Oriskany CVA-34 in the V4-Fuels division, 1967 to May 1970, especially Dennis (Tree) Ryan or Roger Gabrielson. Contact: Ray VanLengen, #1080393, NCF, P.O. Box 218, Newton, IA 50208-0218.

Looking for anyone who served aboard USS Tripoli LPH-10, HMM-165, February to March 1972 when the ship went to Kobe, Japan, and remembers me being hit by a taxi cab, especially Sgt. Ron Newcom, Sgt. Spiewak, Cpl. Chris Williamson, Cpl. P.D. Lewis, Cpl. M.O. Blackstone, Cpl. J. Mullinex, Cpl. W.G. Ford, Cpl. A.D. Costello, LCpl. R.M. Lanuwski, and Pfc. D.B. Moody. I served with Flt. Equip. Sqd. Banber. Contact: Al Halseth, 885 C.R. 486, Mountain Home, AR 72653; 870-424-3074.

Looking for anyone who served with Delta Co., 2/28, 1st Inf. Div., 1968, especially Sgt. Walt Derr, San Francisco; Mike Dasaset, California; Herb Adams, Oklahoma; Joe Guterraz, New Mexico; Larry Hanie, California; Joe Starret, Michigan; Nucombe, Mississippi; Greek, New York; or Tommy Henderson and Jim Tennant, West Virginia. Contact: Steve Stone, 1497 Ravina Rd., Charleston, WV 25314; 304-342-2269;

Looking for Jim Hawckett (aka Hackett), Tom Martin, Ted Porter, Mike Clemens, John Yavor who served with me on Diego Garcia, Indian Ocean Territory, 1972-73. I was known as Maxi. Contact: Ed Maxfield, 162 North Main St., Barre, VT 05641; 802-476-8668.

Looking for anyone who graduated from 3rd Bn., C/O 89, Plt. 3089, Parris Island or pen pals. Contact: Chris Ross, #424-216, P.O. Box 788, Mansfield, OH 44901.
Looking for anyone who served with 504th MP Bn., Co. A, Phan Rang Detach, 1966-67, especially SP4 James Tully, Sgt. Jack Moody, SP4 “Bettle” Bailey, SP4 Glenn Palmer, SP4 Thomas Jellison; SP4 Ruiz, SP4 Edison; SP4 David McKinney. Contact: Jerry Matayka, 187 S. Primrose Ln., Round Lake, IL 60073; 847-740-6513.

Looking for anyone who served with Cold Storage Unit, next to Monkey Mountain, Danang, 1968-69. Contact: Martin Niemiro, 75 Quartus St., Chicopee, MA 01013.
Looking for anyone who served with me in Co. C, 2nd Bn., 8th Inf., 4th Inf. Div., Pleiku, July 1966-67. Contact: John Gigante, 1126 Park Ln. North, Franklyn Square, NY 11010.

Looking for Leo Nystrom from Minneapolis, who served with A Co., 1st Bn., 29th Mar., also 2nd Bn., 29th/2nd Mar. Div.. Last-known rank was sergeant and he made landings at Tarawa, Saipan, Taiwan. Contact: Pat Roberts, 1091 Country Club Rd., Elberton, GA 30635; 706-283-2468.

Looking for anyone who was stationed at Treasure Island, 1971-72 and knows the whereabouts of Cpl. Marty Harper from Dayton, Ohio, and served with Marines. Would like to tell her that when I served as a field medic during third tour in Vietnam, she was a great influence in my life. Contact: Robert Lee Holmes, #320061, ECI 30420 Revells Neck Rd., Westover, MD 21890.

Wish to locate former members of 95th Medical Co., Wertheim, Germany, 1959-62. Contact: Joseph P. Brown, 40 Bran Ford Rd., Darby, PA 19023.

Looking for information about 18th M.P. Bde., 92nd M.P. Bn., 300th M.P. Co., Pershing Field, Tan Son Nhut, September 1968-69, especially looking for David Pratt and Curtis. Contact: Daniel J. Morris, 521 Brookhaven Rd., Morgantown, WV 26508; 304-296-4146.

Looking for anyone who was assigned to 7th F.D.S., Tan Son Nhut, down Saigon, and finally headquartered at Cholon PX Compound, 1964-67. Contact: Brian Clary, 207 Dorchester Ct., Santa Rosa, CA 95403;

Looking for anyone who served with me at Clark AFB, Philippines, 1974-76.
I was a military airlift command-air cargo specialist on special assignment to airlift refugees out of Danang and Tan Son Nhut AB. Need to prove Vietnam service, not entered on DD-214. Contact: Reno N. Cyr, 868 Aroostook Rd., Fort Kent, ME 04743; 207-834-3868.

Looking for photos of vehicles that had extraordinary, rare, or special crests or logos. Contact: Norma Ryman, #137652, P.O. Box 534, Jessup, MD 20794-0534.

Trying to locate Msgt. Denise Hill-Rix-Carter from California. Her son was named Travis, nephew-son was Randy, and her husband was named Cliff or Clifford. Contact: Amelia Taylor, 2357 Brook Green Rd., Sumter, SC 29154; 803-499-5757.

Looking for Pee Wee Reese or Roy Satterfield, 4th Inf. Div., 3/12th Inf., Mortars, Vietnam, 1968-69. Contact: Tom Sibley, 2246 Holliday SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49509;

Looking for Barry Campbell from West Virginia who served with 25th S&T, Cu Chi, 1969-70. Hong Kong was outrageous. Contact: Tracy M. Quillan, 3301 37th St., Beaver Falls, PA 15010; 724-847-3408;

Searching for anyone who served with Co. C, 2nd Bn., 14th Inf., 25th Inf., especially the lieutenant who was wounded when Pfc. John “Cowboy” R. Gainer was KIA July 28, 1969, after stepping on a landmine. I was the platoon RTO and medevaced with them to the hospital. Contact: Steven J. Ellis, 35 Colonial Dr., Somers, CT 06071; 860-749-0359.

In search of members of the 1st Inf. Div., 1st Combat Eng. Bn., Co. A, Vietnam, November 1968-69. Contact: Tom J. Doyle, 19 White Bridge Rd., Weaverville, NC 28787; 828-658-0753.

Trying to locate combat photographers SP5 Robert B. Walker, Jr., from Downers Grove, Illinois, and SP5 Jarrell Jarvis, who served with me in 125th Sign., 25th Inf. Div., Cu Chi, 1969. Contact: Don Shannonhouse, 11 Oklahoma Ave., Sewanee, TN 37375-2037.

Trying to locate addresses for buddies Ronald L. Smith from Michigan, assigned to Swift Boats, PBRs, and Charles G. Stevens, Alpena, Michigan, who served with me in Road Patrol, Foreign Claims, Danang, 1966-67. Contact: Robert Webb, 2668 Tern Dr., San Diego, CA 92123; 619-607-1900.

Would like to contact Jeff Greene and Airwoman Josephine Carlson who served with me at Scott AFB, 1967, whom I have not heard from since they left for Vietnam. Contact: Edgardo Hernandez Velez, P.O. Box 1987, Canovanas, PR 00729; 787-876-4411.

Looking for anyone who served with Co. A, 2/5 Cav., 1st Airmobile Cav., An Khe, December 1966-67, especially Walter C. Hurling from Denver, Kenneth L. “Fats” Odom from Oklahoma, and Little John from New York. My nickname was “Little Joe.” Contact: Joe Slaughter, 44421 Sandhurst Ln., Lancaster, CA 93536; 661-729-0173.

Looking for anyone who took Basic Training with R Co., 4th Trng. Reg., Ft. Dix, November 1961 to February 1962 and served with HQ Co., 57th Ord. Grp., Vogelwel, Germany, 1962-63, and Co. B, 440th Sig. Bn., Keiserslautern, Germany, 1963-64. Contact: Donald Basile, 405 Ventura St., Ludlow, MA 01056; 413-583-5796.

Would like a copy of Unit B-19-5 yearbook of my basic training in Ft. Jackson, October 23, 1963, to January 1964. Contact: Bridges R. Steele, 5332 NW Columbia Ave., Lawton, OK 73505; 580-353-0843.

Would like to hear from anyone who served with me at MCRD, Parris Island, August 1963 to April 1966 or with D Co., 1st Bn., 1st Mar., RVN, June 1966 to April 1967. Contact: Wayne McIntyre, 995 Concord Church Rd., Ellerbe, NC 28338; 910-652-5591.

Looking for anyone who served with 1st Bn., 12th Inf., 4th Div., Red Warriors, 1966-68. No problems, just want to touch base with Samuel E. Ruffing, Pennsylvania; Bobby G. Sexton, Arlington, Texas; William D. Butella, Portvue, Pennsylvania; William Crawford, North Hollywood, California; and Raymond L. Beech, Salem, Ohio. Contact: Pete J. Raineri, Jr., Box 330, 37568 Live Oak St., Angelus Oaks, CA 92305; 909-794-4732;

Looking for anyone who served in 3rd Bn., 11th Mar.,1st Mar. Div. on Hill 65 from March 1967 to April 1968 and remembers the name and service number of Marine who was burned to death in his truck while dumping unused powder bags. Contact: Archie D. Johnson, #443541; Ellis 1697 FM 980, Huntsville, TX 77343.

Trying to locate Dennis Vallone from Philadelphia area who served with me as a security police in 3rd Security Police Sqd., Bien Hoa AB, July 1968 to March 1969. Contact: Doug Layman, 75 Graham St., Frostburg, MD 21532; 301-689-8773.

Looking for anyone who was in convoy between Pleiku and Firebase 6 on March 16, 1970. Contact: Walter Laws, 907 N. Hoyne, Chicago, IL 60622; 773-422-1838.

Looking for anyone who served in Recon Plt., 2/1, 196th LIB, Americal Div., 1970. Contact: Doss Kornegay, 714 Jim Hogg Ave., Harlingen, TX 78550, 956-428-8434; Doc Smith, 2918 208th Ave. E, Sumner, WA 98390, 253-856-2692; or Frank Freeman, 41 Cleveland St., Valley Stream, NY 11580; 718-894-2462.

Looking for former members of MACV Advisory Team 37, Phan Thiet, 1970-71, particularly those members who served out of Ham Thuan District. Also looking for former members of Charlie Rangers headquartered at LZ Betty, Phan Thiet, 1970-71, and the rescue of an 11-man Ranger Recon team on operation near II and III Corps border. Need unit designation of Army Engineer Construction Bn. building QL I from Whiskey Mountain to III Corps border. Contact: Philip F. Cordova, 125 La Nell Dr., Canutillo, TX 79835; 915-568-3658.

Looking for anyone who served with 228th Sig. Co., Hon Tre Island, Vietnam, 1967-69. Need verification of attack on me by GI with meat cleaver for VA claim. Contact: Don Archibald, P.O. Box 592, Indiantown, FL 34956;

Seeking to connect with VVA members in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey interested in establishing Incar/Vets Outreach Project, Inc. Also seeking reunion information on 7th Armored Sqd., 1st Air Cav. Contact: Richard Carter, 157 N. 51st St., Philadelphia, PA 19139.

Looking for anyone who served aboard USS Constellation (CVA-64) in Gulf, January 1963 to December 1964. I worked hook-up on catapults 1 and 2. Need dates, names of accidents for PTSD claim. I was also in Audie Murphy Hospital for six months in 1977, and records cannot be found. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Contact: Julian Cano, #707684, Ramsey I Unit, 110 FM 655, Rosharon,TX 77583.

Looking for members of 278th Sig. Co. (SPT), supporting units of 4th Inf. Div., Tuy Hoa and Pleiku, 1966-67, especially Greenhill, Trebus, Hatcher, Wolfe, Strickland, and Benzinger. Contact: Robert Tacy, Rt. 1, Box 72, Huttonsville, WV 26273; 304-335-2878.

Searching for anyone who served with my biological father, Norman Gene Glenn, U.S. Army, 1964-72, 1st Bn., 48th Inf.; C Btry., 1/30th Arty., 5th; 2nd Bn., 40th Inf.; and 13B40 Recon. Contact: Tim Anderson, #271481-3-B-754, Moberly Correctional Center, P.O. Box 7, Moberly, MO 65270.

Looking for anyone who served with me in Co. B, 4th Bn., 23rd Inf. (Mech.), 25th Div., April 1968-69. Contact: James A. Brown, 2390 Literberry Prentice Rd., Ashland, IL 62612.

Looking for Kenny Johnson, Charlie Co., 4/12, 199th Lt. Inf. Bde., late 1967, early 1968. You once asked me how you could ever repay me, I told you to play that song of yours, play XXXXX for me. Contact: Michael Harmelin, 736 Gold Creek Rd., Sandpoint, ID 83864; 208-263-8724.

Looking for Randall E. Wentz with served with me in Golf Co., 2nd Bn., 7th Mar., Metars, March 1967 to April 1968, or anyone who knows his whereabouts. Contact: Lamont D. Taylor, 746 Rt. 213, Rosendale, NY 12472; 914-388-2646.

Trying to locate Herbert Schuler from Scranton, Pennsylvania. We were stationed together at Andrews AFB, 1966-67, and Bien Hoa AB, South Vietnam, 1967-68.
I was told he made a career in the USAF. Contact: Jeff Alverson, 141 Richard Dr., Ringgold, GA 30736; 706-861-6653;

Looking for S/4 Raymond Fiore from Long Island, New York, who served with 101st Abn., 3rd Bde., 1st/506th Inf., Bravo Co., March 1968-69, later stationed at Ft. Dix, New Jersey, March to September 1969. Contact: Robert Lange, 33 Redwood Rd., New Hyde Park, NY 11040; 516-270-3632.

Looking for anyone who served with 9th Inf. Div., Can Giuoc or Ben Tranh, 1968-69. Contact: Bill Price, P.O. Box 7001, Atascadero, CA 93423-7001.

Looking for anyone who knows the date of C-47 crash, late 1966-67, around Nha Trang. The pieces of the aircraft were brought to Nha Trang and put in the hanger. Contact: Charlie Williams, 12860 W. 106 St., Overland Park, KS 66215; 816-550-9209.

Looking for buddies who served with Co.A, 2nd Bn., 28th Inf. Div., Black Lions, Big Red One, Lai Khe, January 1968-69. Welcome home. Contact: John McNamara, 37 McIntyre St., Yonkers, NY 10708; 914-337-2850.

Incarcerated Vietnam veteran searching for anyone who served with 56th Trans. Co. “Find’m—Fix’m—Fly’m, Tan Son Nhut, Saigon Heliport, January 1966 to May 1967, especially Peter J. Gibbons, Bartoletti, Sargon, Bell, Frank, Henderson, and Tommy Voyles for correspondence. Contact: William Maddox, #152221, Crossroads Correctional Center, 1115 E. Pence Rd., Cameron, MO 64429.

Looking for veterans who served with HHC, 2nd Bn., 1st Inf., 196th Bde., LZ Hawk Hill, 1969-71, especially Bill Terry. Contact: Mike Parker, 501 Baltimore Ave., 2nd Floor, Cumberland, MD 21502-2503; 301-777-0596,

Searching for Doc Sears and Doc Karras, A Co., 3/503rd Inf., 173rd Abn. Bde., 1967-68. Contact: Fred Wessolek, 1465 Garfield Ave., Brunswick, OH 44212; 330-273-2157.


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