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February 2001/March 2001

Locator

A VVA Staff Report

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Still looking for Robert Malloy, 168th CBT, 20th Eng. Bde., or anyone who knows his whereabouts. I recently found a photo of him. Contact: Paul F. Neal, 2241 Winthrop St., North Dighton, MA 02764.

U.S. Army veteran, in prison for life, would like to receive letters from anyone. Contact: Tony E. Robertson, #144862, Limestone Correctional Facility, P.O. Box 66, Capshaw, AL 35742.

Searching for any member of Plt. 190, Parris Island, 1964; H-2-9, 1965-66, especially 3rd Plt.; 60mm mortar section; Quantico, Virginia, Terry Godbold, Jerry Washburn, Mo Jepsen, Gunny Stahl. Contact: Tom Nicholas, 6 Locust St., Mt. Gretna, PA 17064; 717-964-2109; elnicktj@nbn.net 

Looking for anyone who served with me in 1st Div., 2nd Bn., 7th Mar., April 1968 to May 1969. S-2 Scouts, usually attached to Echo or Hotel Company. Went through "Float Phase" but hardly ever saw ships. Contact: Danny W. Heath, 244 N. Oxford Dr., San Angelo, TX 76901; danail@gte.net 

Looking for an incident report or other information on a Huey that crashed from tail rotor failure at Lai Khe in late 1968. I was in 1st Army Div., 314th A.D.D., Air Traffic Control. They were slinging a swing set. I think the pilot was a W-4. Contact: Scott A. Martin, 4500 Shale City Rd., Ashland, OR 97520; 541-482-8047.

Looking for anyone who was with 196th Avn. Co., Qui Nhon, Vietnam, 1967-68. I was the first man to report to Fort Sill, Oklahoma, in 1966 for duty to the 196th Avn. Co. Contact: John H. Brewer, 5023 State Rt. 7 South, Gallipolis, OH 45631; 740-446-6505.

Wish to communicate with anyone serving aboard USS Bausell DD-845, or ships of DESRON 5, October 1965 to November 1967. Contact: Larry Backus, 3037 Third Ave., Baltimore, MD 21234; JetDad@dellnet.com 

5th Mech., C. 161, 1st Bde., August 1968-69. Looking for John P. Meyers, Sgt. Cruz, Rossette, all from Texas. Beach Commo 23, Ghost 23 over. Contact: Lacy O. Davis, Jr., 116 Paseur Cir., New Hope, AL 35760-9669; 256-723-2741.

Searching for Clinton Carter, 173rd Abn. Bde., 1967 or 1968, Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, prior to going to Vietnam. Contact: Steve Hokanson, 502 E 3, Morris, MN 56267; 320-589-2379.

Would like to hear from anyone who was at Ft. Jackson, South Carolina, AIT Co. A-14-4 who went through the food service course (Cook School), February to March 1969. Also, any cooks from HHC 815th Eng. Bn. (Engr. Hill), Pleiku, RVN, 1969-70, then HHC 815th Engr. moved to Bao Loc. Contact: George Gatcomb, Box A, Maine State Prison, Thomaston, ME 04861.

Need to locate the following individuals from the 4th Bn., 60th Arty., January to December 1970: James H. Morgan, Richard A. Sellers (RAS), Bobby Shope, Sgt. Hess, SP4 Sprague, Jerry Pepper in reference to incident involving Pfc. Nelson in March 1970. Contact: Timothy M. Sehnke, Indian Creek MHP, Space #21, 59462 Mammoth Rd., North Fork, CA 93643-1002; 559-877-3623.

Looking for Jim Wojihowski, Richard Speck, Antony Giraffe, stationed Vinh Long, 214th AVIA Bn., 1970-71, Vietnam. Need verification for VA claim. Also, John and James Colburn. Contact: Daniel D. Tadusz, Sr., 74 Sterling Ave., Buffalo, NY 14216; 716-836-1935.

Would like to reconnect with former shipmates or Marines while I was at NavHosp: Portsmouth, Virginia, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USNAVCOMSTA, Nea Makri, Greece; Vietnam; USS Howard W. Gilmore (AS-16), AFRRI, Bethesda, Maryland. I was at battalion aid station, Quang Tri, before going to the field. Contact: George P. Georgiades, 1229 Chestnut St., Apt. 1108, Philadelphia, PA 19107-4146; 215-640-0693.

I just learned that I have chronic hepatitis C, and the Indiana State Prison is refusing to give me the medication I need to cure it. I am a Vietnam vet serving a 50-year sentence since January 1982. Need legal assistance and advice. Contact: Lonnal Davenport, #16525, Indiana State Prison, P.O. Box 41, Michigan City, IN 46361.

I am looking for Ssgt. Wilson and Sgt. Hunt who served with me in Vietnam, N.C.O. Academy, Dong De, Nha Trang City, 1970-72. Contact: Chau Phan, 1358 S. Zuni St., Denver, CO 80223; 303-937-7662.

Looking for Charles Eaks. We were in B Trp., 3/5 Cav., 9th Inf. Div., February 1969-70. You were driver of 26 Track and from Georgia. Contact: Carlos E. Morris, 2246 Woodcrest Dr., Wheelersburg, OH 45694; 740-574-2632; CarlosEMorris@cs.com 

Searching for anyone who served with 3rd Bn., 5th Mar., November 1967 to December 1968. Contact: Rodney D. Degan, 333 Boulder Creek Dr., #D-5, Redding, CA 96003, 530-241-0942.

I am seeking Maj. John T. Moore, Capt. Jerome G. Hersch, Cpt. Joseph O. Mott, Ssgt. Tackett. All were assigned to the 1/46th Inf., 198th Bde. on FSB Professional, 1969-70 (Ssgt. Tackett, 1968-70). I am trying to update my claim when I helped man the bunkers located in front of the 105th Arty. pit while assigned with the Commo Section. This is when the FSB got pounded during Tet and other months. I need to verify my assignments. Contact: Danny R. Heller, P.O. Box 147, Fox Lake, WI 53933.

Searching for fellow Marines who served with 2nd Bn., 4th Mar., Echo Co., Foxtrot Co., during fierce fighting at LZ Russell, February 1969, for reunion. Contact: John Carranco, P.O. Box 420702, San Francisco, CA 94142-0702; 415-703-0997.

1971-72, Coral Sea, 43 Deck Dept., 1st Dept., D.E. Gothardt; 2nd R.N. Costello, R.A. Miller, S.N. Wineinger, B.M. Walker; 3rd L.N. Santoro, J.J. Rodriques, BM1 Flowers, LCDR M.R. Pritt, S.N. Brooks. Fighter Squadron 51, Cdr. F.S. Teague, Lt. A.R. Molinare, LCDR J.B. Souder. Any members from Deck Departments and Squadron 51 please answer. It seems like the Coral Sea members have fallen from the earth. Iím filing a claim for PTSD and need help. I am on page 43 of the Coral Sea yearbook, 1971-72. Contact: Dan McCaffrey, 32 Louis Ln., Colchester, CT 06415; 860-537-3211.

Looking for anyone who knows Johnny Brice or James Harris, Co. A, 1st Bn., 47th Inf., 171st Bde., Fort Wainright, Alaska, 1963-64, or any of the female nurses who worked at Ft. Wainright Hospital. Contact: Charles E. Cashaw, 220421-B-404, P.O. Box 888, Monroe, WA 98272.

Looking for members of 1st MI Bn. (ARS), Vietnam, July 1967 to June 1968. I was S1 Sgt. in Saigon (HHC). Contact: James E. (Jim) Greene, 15015-108th Ave. E., Puyallup, WA 98374; 253-892-2009; JEGreene@esd.wa.gov 

I am trying to locate Sgt. Lerrick. He was wounded November 20, 1968, on Nu Cham. I tried to get him out but couldnít. He was in A Co. 4/31, 196th L.I.B., Americal Div. Itís very important to know if heís alive. Contact: Bob Polaski, N 1872 N1 Dr., Menominee, MI 49858; 906-863-3271.

Looking for guys who served with me during Tet offensive, Can Tho Airfield, HHD 52nd Sig. Bn., January to March 1968. I was the armorer in Supply in the Bank Building in Can Tho. I was also in A Co., 52nd as armorer. Contact: Robert J. Murphy, RR1, Box 554A, Pittsburg, NH 03592; 603-538-7025.

I am trying to locate anyone who served with my brother, Pfc. Gilbert "Frenchie" Benaim. He was KIA January 14, 1970, in the Chu Lai area. I have a few pictures but no names to go with the faces. He trained at Fort Polk, Louisiana, Co. D, 1st Bn. Inf. Contact: Franky A. Scricca, 930 Guilbeau Rd., Lot 92, Lafayette, LA 70506; 337-989-4150; scricca@bellsouth.net 

Looking for men of 335th Trans/Adv., March to November 1971, Chu Lai, Vietnam, and 196th Americal 3/21st Inf., January to March 1971. Also, looking for Skelton or anyone who was with me. Contact: Heriberto Rivas, Jr., 21185 Smoker Rd., San Benito, TX 78586.

Looking for anyone with recollection of 362 Sig. Co., Dalat, 1969. Need information or photo of helicopter pad near 362 headquarters. I was with 41st Sig. Bn. in Cam Ranh Bay. Contact: Terry Rushbrook, 60 King Philip Dr., Long Meadow, MA 01106; 413-567-6810; redrush@banet.net 

Would like to hear from Ronald and Marilyn Boyer. Ronald Boyer was a Ssgt. in Vietnam, 1967-68, and an Army finance instructor at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana, 1968-69. I think he was originally from Missouri. Contact: John M. Ryan, Hilltop Heights, 4A (VAMC), 1400 Black Horse Hill Rd., Coatesville, PA 19320; 610-384-9656.

Seeking anyone who served with 9th Eng. Bn., Co. C, Smithís Barracks, USAFEUR, Germany, 1973-74, to verify epidemic of hepatitis B. Contact: Vern Trumbull, 3700 S. Calle Polar, Tucson, AZ 85730; 520-514-1234.

Looking for Al Ritter, Ski, Keith, Jim Moore who served with "Cockeyes," H&MS16/MAG16, Marble Mountain, Vietnam, 1970-71. Contact: Craig Couturier, 307 E. Broughton St., Bainbridge, GA 31717; 912-248-2663.

Looking for anyone who knew or served in country with Sp4 David Young from St. Petersburg, Florida. He was assigned to Co. A, 1st Bn., 5th Inf., 25th Inf. Div. when he was KIA January 7, 1967, in the vicinity of Cu Chi. He arrived in RVN April 1966 and his CDR was Inf. Cpt. Harry R. Dickson. I am his widow, and I have many unanswered questions. I need your help and closure. Contact: Carol Young, P.O. Box 2212, Sylva, NC 28779; 828-631-1857.

Looking for anyone who served in Berlin, Germany, with 40th Armor, Berlin Bde., 1965-66. Contact: William Ray Guidry, 614 West 3rd St., Thibodaux, LA 70301; 504-447-4136.

Remember me, Sonny Gravely? 173rd Abn., LZ English, Bon Son, 1968-69. Iím looking for my buddies from 2nd Bn., 6th Mar., Camp Lejeune Boxing Team, 1970-73. Pen pals are welcome, will answer all letters. Contact: William Gravely, AF9393, P.O. Box 244, Graterford, PA 19426.

I am trying to find Peter Adolph who served with me in 1966-67, Co. C, 815th Eng. Bn., Pleiku. Contact: Sam Aitken, 7364 Sperryville Pk., Boston, VA 22713; 540-547-2654.

HHD, 92nd MP Bn., 1968. Looking for Perry, Posey, Sam, Bird, Pete, Rappold, Tom, Gerard, Sgt. Deskin. I recorded action on my tape player on February 4 and March 5, 1968, including an interview with us about the peace offensive. I am having the audio transferred to a CD; contact me for a copy. Contact: Mike King, P.O. Box 604, Epping, NH 03042; 603-679-1494.

Looking for anyone who knew my father, LTC. Charles E. Stanley, Airfield Commander, Kontum, February to June 1968. He is dying and wants to wish all his old comrades a farewell. Any information that I can say at his funeral would be greatly appreciated. He is a three-war vet. Contact: Tom Stanley, fstanley3@earthlink.net 

I am looking for the family of Maj. William Austin II. My husband, a Vietnam veteran, passed away and he had Maj. Austinís bracelet dated 10-7-67. I would like to return it to his family. Contact: Colleen Reed, 101 Wells, Croswell, MI 48422; watertwn@avci.net  or equal@tuscolacounty.org 

Want to hear from fellow Marines who were in Plt. 255, Parris Island, South Carolina, 1968; HMS 12, Cherry Point, North Carolina, 1969; HMS 11 bomb dump off Hwy. 1, by Hill 327, 1969-70. Contact: George Marley, 16100 Space Center, #1309, Houston, TX 77062-6235; 281-480-7397; gemhms11@swbell.net 

Attempting to locate Lt. Lamont from Indiana who served in Vietnam, 1969-70. Contact: Carl Oyler, 765-668-7531; litig85@ibm.net 

Trying to help a friend who has been denied benefits and needs proof of events to get his PTSD claim. Looking for anyone who served in Vietnam, 1968, on board the USS Canberra. Contact: geares@olypen.com 

Looking for my buddies stationed in Phu Loi, 1st Inf. Div., 1st Avn. Bn. (headquarters), 1966-68. Contact: Frank Zamora, FYZamora1@aol.com 

Looking for anyone who served with C/1/501, Vietnam, 1967-68 or any other year. I also served in D/1/501 the last three months I was in country and would also like to hear from you. Contact: Carl T. Cain, CSCAIN@pell.net 

Trying to track down Capt. Homer C. Groves. While serving with 3rd Bn., Royal Australian Reg., 1967-68, I was wounded during the Tet Offensive, March 1968, was evacuated by helio to the 36th Evacuation Hospital, Vung Tau, and suffered multiple amputations. Capt. Groves and hospital staff saved my life. Contact: David McKenzie, dwmck@bigpond.com 

I am an Australian veteran who served as a RW pilot with the Australian 161st Recce Flight based with the 173rd Bde., Bien Hoa, 1965-66. I was wounded during Operation Abilene, March/April 1966 and evacuated first to the 93rd Evacuation Hospital, Bien Hoa. I was visited by, I think, Capt. Dupuy, who advised I had been awarded the DFC by 1st Div. commander. This was the last I heard of the award and am now told the records have been destroyed. Would appreciate any assistance. Contact: Bevan J. Smith, bevansmith@optusnet.com.au 

Trying to contact anyone who served with Lt. David H. Ragin, July to August 1964. I would like to talk to people who knew and served with him. Contact: Sally A. Brooks, Y2zink@aol.com 

Fifteen years ago, Cpl. Stan Miller from Pomona, California, was leaving and gave me his U.S. Army uniform and asked me to keep it for him. I never saw him again, would appreciate any information. Contact: Jim Jones, 34 East I St., Encinitas, CA 92024; 760-632-5617; jphitio@pacbell.net 

Searching for Sp4 Charles Purdy, 128th Sig. Corp., stationed at Pennsylvania Signal Depot. His wifeís name was Netta and son was David. They were friends of Joe and Hazel Livingston. Contact: Ed Miller, Miller8281@Juno.com 

Seeking Maj. Charles Cappelli, a Vietnam veteran who was taken prisoner November 1967. As a student at University of California I wore a bracelet with his name on it for several years. I would like to return the bracelet. Contact: Bruce Kennedy, BKennedy@provnet.com 

Trying to find a pen pal, Michael R. Leddy, from Philadelphia. He was stationed at Ft. Walters, Texas, in 1968 and was a helicopter pilot. Contact: Brian S. Carpenter, Sr., bscarpenter@enter.net 

I have a letter addressed to the mother and father of Earl Raymond, 1st Inf. Div., Vietnam. It is dated January 27, 1967. I would like to return this letter. Contact: Serena Lemley, renie0502@aol.com 

Ho Ngoc Hoa is looking for members of various American units: Capt. Wood, CO, A Co., 1st Cav., 1968; Lt. Ingersol and Lt. Hendrickson, Maj. Erway, Col. Finely, 1972 Nha Trang NCO Academy; anyone from 545 MP Co., Camp Phuoc Ninh, 1970. Contact: Da Lu, dlu@osius.com 

Looking for Michael C. Ritchie, in country, 1969-70. Iíd like to see how heís doing. Contact: Butch, harsta@earthlink.net 

Seeking a GI from Brawley, California. His first name was Richard. Brawley is near the Mexican border, and he was dating my mother when she lived in Mexico. She only recalls him coming to her, asking to get married, and telling her that he was going to Vietnam, November 1970 or early 1971. Contact: Miguel Valenzuela, digitalgreasemonkey@email.msn.com 

Would like to hear from anyone who served with 624th Sup. & Ser. Co., May 1971 to January 1972, or the whereabouts of Sp4 Walter Lynch, Jr., who did convoy from Long Binh to Whiskey Mountain, or his sister, Penny Lynch, from San Antonio, Texas. Contact: Bruce A. Botsford, #235804, E.C. Brooks Correctional Facility, Muskegon Temporary Correctional Facility, 2500 S. Sheridan Dr., Muskegon Hgts., MI 49444.

Looking for anyone who served with me in U.S. Army, Vietnam, 62nd Eng. Bn. (Const.) HHC, 1966-68, HHC 159th Eng. Grp. (Const.), 1968-71. I have been told I have less than three years to live. Need to support claim that we sprayed and mixed chemicals, Agent Orange, etc. Contact: Anthony N. Goldman, P.O. Box 731, Mocksville, NC 27208.

Looking for anyone who witnessed a car accident at Fort Dix, New Jersey, 1961 or 1962, when a car jumped the curb across from the custard stand and next to the beer hall and hit two men. I need this witness to prove PTSD claim. Contact: Bill Young, 204 Mineral Spring Rd., Apt. 31B, Buffalo, NY 14218; 716-822-9101.

Looking for Chris, Christ, or Trist Brown (first name some variance). He is a tall, dark-skinned man who served in Office Room 65 at Dong Du base camp (25th Div. Headquarters, South Vietnamese Army, 1968-70). He left Vietnam at the end of 1970. Contact: T.E. Childers, thelchil@concentric.net 

The 1951-52 graduation classes of Sunset High School, Dallas, Texas, are looking for lost members or anyone with information for a combined 50-year reunion, October 13, in Dallas. We are particularly seeking James Edwin Randall (Marine Corps), John Robert Crow, Joe Ormsby Taylor (Navy), Bill Carney, Richard Deane Carvajal (Marine Corps), Charlie Dan Herring, and Larry Don Harding (Air Force). Contact: William E. Crawford, 310-257-2677 (work); 909-736-1065 (home); crawfordw@microdyne.com 

Looking for American servicemen who helped refugees escape from North to South during the July-August 1954 exodus and soldiers who were working at the Bien Hoa Military Airbase, 1965-71; George Gagnon who served in the Marines and is the brother of William Gagnon. Also, would like to find Sgt. Guimond, Bien Hoa Airbase, 1966-67. He was from Fall River, Massachusetts, and also a friend of Bro. William and the Canadian Missionary Brothers. Contact: Denis Morin, 7027, Avenue Guy, Anjou (Quebec), H1K 2TB, Canada; 514-351-7420; polus@sympatico.ca 

Looking for former Marine, last name Burton, from Larchmont, New York. We were in HQ, 9th Mar., Dong Ha. Canít remember his first name, even though we shared a tent. Contact: Roberto Pachecano, azteckin@aol.com 

Trying to locate Gerald "Rock" Brewer, Irving, Texas, and Brian Lee, Michigan, who served in D Co., 1/14, 4th Inf. Div., Vietnam, 1969-70. Contact: Ralph Keith Jeffers, 6690 State Rte. 7 South, Gallipolis, OH 45631; 740-441-1276.

Need help with PTSD claim. Anyone who served with me in the 1st Cav. Div., B Co., 2/12th, Base camp An Khe, September 1965-66. Also need morning reports from October to December 1965. John Boyce, Kelly, Willis Williams, Sgt. Geoffery. Anyone from Yahoe Platoon. Lt. Stump, Company commander. Contact: Freddie "TJ" Slaughter, 1243 Sylvania Rd., Cleveland Heights, OH 44121; 216-297-1814.

Searching for members of C Flight, 3rd Security Police, Bien Hoa Airbase, October 1967-68. Contact: Steven L. Pousson, 5 Travis Ct., Angleton, TX 77515.

Looking for Capt. Kenneth R. Ramsey and other Marines who served with L/Cpl. Michael Grimes, B Co., 1/4, KIA March 22, 1967, near Gio Linh on Operation Beacon Hill. Also, Richard A. Guidry, USMC, author of The War in I Corps. Contact: Patrick Laughlin, 1709 Wendy Way, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266; 310-379-7286.

I have found seven men and would like to find Roy H. Cook, Adrian M. Neely, Kenneth Ramsey, J.D. Rucker, Bob Sharpe, Ron A. Ritz, Ron Whitt. We escorted munition convoys out of Cat Lai, 1965-66. Contact: Donald M. Weiland, 8201 Olympic View Ln., Clinton, WA 98236; 360-579-1856.

I am looking for two people who served with me in Fort Knox, Kentucky: 2nd Plt. Sgt. Dave L. Barnes and Edward Estrada, May to June 1967. Contact: Clarence E. Holland, P.O. Box 641, Evansville, IN 47704; 812-437-2919.

I was in Hotel 2/5, 1967-68, Vietnam, and was involved in Tet. Cpt. Christmas was our CO. Would like to hear from others who were there. Contact: Jim Johnson, P.O. Box 25023, Richmond, VA 23260; JmilJohn@Juno.com 

I am looking for anybody assigned to Hotel 2/7, 1st Mar., RVN, 1969-70. Would like to hear from Bro. Huckabee, Lt. Glen, Ssg. Fairchild. I went by "Bro. Yogi." Need information for VA purposes. Contact: Willie C. Johnson, c/o Sonny Ray, 701 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203.

Looking for anyone who served with Co. C, 5/7 Cav., 1st Air Cav., 1968-70. Gary Owen, Quon Loi, An Khe, Tay Ninh, Song Bay, Phoc Binh, LZ Jake, Mary, Joe, Buttons, Danang, Ho Chi Minh Trail, Long Binh, and more. Contact: Reinaldo Espada, 819 Ala Lilikoi St., #2, Honolulu, HI 96818.

Iím a former Marine of Official Veterans Alliance and would like to hear from former Capt. Ayers or Capt. Virgil Jones, 6th Mar., Camp Lejeune, 1972-73, in support of claim for service-connected heart problems. Contact: Michael J.K. Soltys-Alvarez, P.O. Box 1066 (O.V.A.), Grand Rapids, MI 49501; 616-531-1029 (messages).

Trying to locate vets who served in Ser. Btry. (A, B, C, and D Btry.), 1st and 92nd Arty., 1968-69, Artillery Hill, Base Camp. Contact: Ulysee Withers, 6412 Tomahawk Ln., Charlotte, NC 28214; 704-399-1878.

Navy firefighters NSAD, Chu Lai, 1968-69. Robbie, Granite City, Illinois; Turkey, Iowa; Oila, Chicago; "Speedy" Juan Robert Gonzales, Corpus Christi, Texas; Mike "Mac" McCrosky, Grants Pass, Oregon; "Philly Dog," Philadelphia; "Nelly" Nelson, Detroit; and all the rest. Would like to hear from any or all. Contact: Jimmie Wayne Walker, 17325 Osage Bend Rd., Siloam Springs, AR 72761.

I would like to contact witnesses of my meritorious graduation from MCRD, San Diego, February 11, 1971. I was 17 years old and was known as "Diaperman." Contact: Arnold W. Neil, 6328 Barrie Rd., 1-M, Edina, MN 55435.

Looking for anyone who served in the 329th Trans. Co., Vietnam, March 1967-68. I was on boat L.C.U. 1572 in the Mekong Delta. Contact: Edwin A. Burke, 14702 Rice Rd., Hancock, MD 21750; 301-678-5437; burke@starpower.net  

Looking for David Jenkins, 4th Div., I Corps, 22 Inf., Co. A., Pleiku and Highway 101, 1966-67. Contact: Nathaniel Mungin, P.O. Box 6168, Bronx, NY 10451; 718-944-1285.

Signal Branch, Department at Saigon, Main unit: 610th Sig. Area Bn., Danang. Last unit: 3rd/610th Communication Center, Quang Tri. Re-education camp, 1975-81. Came to America with HO-13 August 1992. Contact: Thanh Quang Tran, 225 S. Newhope St., Apt. 119, Santa Ana, CA 92704.

Searching for members of the 6th Inf. Contact: Charles Farrell, P.O. Box 60035, St. Petersburg, FL 33784; 727-563-9362.

Seeking anyone who served with A Trp., 4/12 Cav., 5th Inf. Div. (Mech.), Quang Tri Province, LZ Nancy, 1969-70. Contact: Layne B. Duke, 9132 Ogilvie Dr., Orlando, FL 32819; misfitvet@aol.com 

I am looking for information on Pfc. John J. Lyons from Yonkers, New York, KIA, Vietnam. I believe he served with 25th Inf. Div. as an RTO. Contact: James P. Kinney, GPO Box 361621, San Juan, PR 00936; 787-726-2251; jppk@coqui.net 

Looking for anyone who served with B Btry., 3rd Bn., 173rd Abn. Bgde. (Sep.), Vietnam, May 1965 to June 1966. Contact: Roger T. Mercer, 344 Maple St. S., Dawsonville, GA 30534.

Trying to locate fellow Marines I served with in Hawaii, Kanaone Bay, Brig. M Co., I Co., HQ Co., 1962-64, Vietnam, January to October 1966. Charles Brooks, Charles Wilson, Jimmy Harbin, Charles Harris, Robert West, William Eleeby, Robert Huff, Robert Jackson, Charles Anderson, Micya White, Charles Ray Kyess, Larry Wheeler, Clyde Gaylord Slaughter III. Contact: Curtis Hutchinson, 708996, K.A.U6, Airway Heights, P.O. Box 1899, Airway Heights, WA 99001-1899.

Any former Marine or Navy medical staff (dental) who served aboard USS Breckenridge or Lenewee, February or March 1964, being deployed as first to land in RVN. Rather than repair cavities, they pulled healthy molars, causing major problems today. Contact: Joel Engebretsen, 2215 S. Chase, #4, C-23679434, Port Angeles, WA 98362; 888-915-9700.

Looking for Bill Ellis, who served with 4th Div., 3rd Bn., 8th Inf., September 1968-69. He lived in Brocton, Massachusetts, and worked for Polaroid or Kodak. Contact: John Roy, 1490 Woodcrest Rd., West Palm Beach, FL 33417; 561-689-7237.

Congressional Investigation: Seeking Army and Air Force veterans and civilian contractor personnel (Holmes-Narver, etc.) who served on Johnston Atoll-Pacific during the Agent Orange storage years (1972-79) or the asbestos removal from the barracks ceilings, 1975-76. Contact: Neil C. Hamilton, 10002A North 97th Dr., Peoria, AZ 85345-6244; 623-878-4286; AgtOrg@webtv.net 

I would like to know if there are any other Vietnam vets like myself who grew up on a farm and--after many years, jobs, and schools--ended up back on the farm. I served with the 4th Mar., DMZ, 1966-67. Contact: S. Douglas Daye, 12505 Hampton Rd., Rougemont, NC 27572; 919-479-0011.

Looking for a guy from Delta or Echo Co., 2/327 101st, summer of 1970. You guys got caught walking on a trail in the mountains. Viet Cong lit you up and your buddies left you alone when they ran away from the ambush. We came up and brought you down. Viet Cong took your weapon and truck, but didnít kill you. Very, very strange--what happened? Contact: Stephen Noble, 631 Ĺ E. 2nd St., Whitefish, MT 59937.

Trying to find anyone who was in Co. 488 Boot Camp, San Diego, California, August to December 1964. Trying to resolve a claim with VA. Contact: Bernard E. Seibert, P.O. Box 112, Greene, IA 50636; 641-823-5871.

I am looking for anyone who served with my dad, SSgt. William Howard Weaver, Radio Co., Amphibious Recon Radio Chief, 3rd Bn., 4th Mar., April 1966-67. Contact: Michael Weaver, 219-337-1002; weaverinweave@aol.com 

I am looking for any of the guys who were with me in country, May 1968 to December 1969, 88th Supply and Service Bn. (DS), 243rd Fld. Svc. Co., Pleiku. Robert Valle, Seattle; "Tuna" Astbury, Portsmouth, New Hampshire; Sgt. Trujillo (Tojo), 1st Lt. Paul K. Bird (Birdman) from the Mess Hall; SP6 Mathews. Remember the pizzas at Christmas time. Contact: Glenn (Blimp) DeVolder, P.O. Box 64, Paradise, MT 59856; 406-826-5689; wackondd@plains.mt.net 

I am a Vietnam veteran in search of another veteran, John Zyblunski, who was with the Asian American Initiatives, Inc. I was employed with NHA Helicopter Maintenance Co., Vietnam, 1972-73. Mr. Zyblunski found an abandoned baby whom this agency alleged to be my daughter. According to the agency that contacted me, Mr. Zyblunski was living out West. Contact: Eddie Robinson, P.O. Box 1799, Warner Robins, GA 31099; 912-825-9958; penglice@aol.com  or robleeed@aol.com 

Looking for anyone who was stationed at Cam Ranh Bay, 46th Ord. Co. or any of its Logistical Support Areas (LSAs), Dalat, An Loc, Phan Tiet, 1969-70. Contact: Joe Ball, joeball52@msn.com 

I am looking for Sp4 Guy Reynolds, from Eaglesville, Connecticut, who served in Vietnam, 1963-64. Contact: John Minka, njriverdale66@aol.com 

121st AHC, Vietnam, mid-1970. Looking for Mac, Nellie Sloan, Jim Schultz. Contact: Jim R. Riesenberg, Veterans Service Office, Courthouse, 615 N. 6th St., Sheboygan, WI 53081-4692; 920-459-3054; riesejrr@co.sheboygan.wi.us 

Cu Chi, 25th Inf. Bn., 65th Eng. Bn., 1969-70. Looking for Isaih Barlow, Robbie Johnson, John Derda, Gaida, Commo. 1st Cav 2/22 ARA. Cpt. Dodson, Jeff Bogue. Contact: Paul Rexford, 781-331-8741; pasharex@gateway.net 

I served in 161 Independent Recce Flight, South Vietnam, 1970-71, Army Helicopter Unit (Australian Army). In 1984 I was attached to the 25th Inf. Div., Hawaii where I met CW4 Robert Frietag and his family. Robert was a helicopter pilot in Vietnam and was shot down. We became friends. Contact: Ian Noormets, picb@interact.net.au 

Trying to locate a buddy, Robert D. Creech, who served with me. During Tet 1968 an ammo dump was struck. Need Creech to substantiate a claim for injuries. Contact: Harvey A. Warshawsky, 4632 Marine Parkway, #207, New Port Richey, FL 34652; SgtNam67@aol.com 

The Mississippi Vietnam Veterans Memorial Commission is seeking to locate sailors who served aboard the nuclear cruiser, USS Mississippi CGN-40. The main mast was donated to the memorial by the Navy. The memorial commission is trying to identify and locate these sailors and marines to let them know about plans to have the mast mounted at the site of the Mississippi Vietnam Memorial, Ocean Springs, Mississippi. Contact: Mike Teter, 119 Connie Dr., Gulfport, MS 39503; 228-832-5370, krisk@netbci.com  or mvvmc@bellsouth.net 

Good luck, Vietnam veterans. I was discharged in 1975. Keep up the good work. Contact: Edward Perea, 5516 Granite Ave., N.E., Albuquerque, NM 87714; 505-255-6902.

Robert Malloy, 168th CBT, 20th Bgde., 79th Div., provided assistance to all. Motto: "Best damn engineer brigade in Vietnam." Would also like to get together with 11th Cav that came across bridge we helped construct. We put anchor system in and mine swept to clear for the crossing. They were on their way to protect Saigon, left enough to protect us. Does anyone remember that night? Contact: Paul Neal, 2241 Winthrope St., N. Dighton, MA 02764.

I would like to hear from anybody who was in 1st Shore Party Bn., Camp Del Mar, Camp Pendleton, or 3rd Shore Party Bn., Danang, 3rd Mar Div., Operation Harvest Moon, December 10-20, 1965. Looking for Tracy Bond and Leroy Robinson. Contact: Vincent Elbert, 9228 E 92nd St., c/o Mary and Bill Lasiter, Kansas City, MO 64138.

307th Combat Avn. Bn., 1969-70. Contact: Henry Logsdon, 2813 Griffiths Ave., Louisville, KY 40212-1927; 502-778-8097.

Looking for anyone who served with Co. B, 65th Eng. Bn., 25th Inf. Div., Chu Chi and Tay Ninh, 1967-68. Contact: Charles (Mike) Freeman, P-20226, P.O. Box 3456, 1B1-218, CSP Corcoran, Corcoran, CA 93212.

Looking for anyone who served with 5/60th Mech., Co. C, 1st Plt., 2nd Squad. I remember Schuble, Rainted, Casper the Friendly Ghost on APC, and Gilligan. Also, two guys whose med ship got shot down, July 1967. We took pictures, you were kind of bloody in the face from the crash. Contact: Sonny Avery, 117 Remy St., Coal Grove, OH 45638; 740-533-3274.

I am trying to locate Danny Hendon. We were in Vietnam together in MCB-4, Danang. When we were discharged, we drove back home from California to Mississippi together. I was called "Redneck" in Vietnam. I am losing my sight and would like to see him again. Contact: Wilburn Wayne Gunter, 2418 Gen. Pershing, Violet, LA 70092; 504-682-2988.

Military writer seeking former members of Vietnam Veterans Against the War for book on the Vietnam experience. All advice welcomed (pro-veteran writer). Contact: Clyde Silvernail, SID 12449454, 2500 Westgate, Pendleton, OR 97801.

Searching for 1st Lt. Hobart, Comm. Center Commander, Hue, or anyone who recalls race-related mistreatment directed toward Philip T. Tranchese, an Asian-American crypto operator, 39th Sig. Bn., Saigon, and 178th Sig. Co., Danang, 1962-63. Contact: Mack Lucas, 510-351-3324; maclucas@pacbell.net 

The 196th LIB Assn. is trying to locate all and attached members, 1965-72. Also trying to locate all members of Co. B., 3rd Bn., 21st Inf., 196 LIB, 1965-71, for membership. Contact: Ron Davis, Box 269, Fountain City, IN 47341; 765-847-2385; RDavis1066@aol.com 

In order to substantiate our platoon Fox 2/7, Vietnam, 1970-71, was pinned down for six hours in a rice paddy by NVA. Our lieutenant, Sgt. Blackman, Corpsman A. Sales, Radioman, and gunners were hit. I was wounded trying to help call in artillery, air strikes, medevac, and Cobra helicopters. Contact: F.S. Kelly, 2042 Bridge St., Philadelphia, PA 19124.

Trying to locate Capt. H.C. Baxter, Jr., and 2nd Lt. Anderson, both in USMC. Contact: Donald DeSimone, 1960 W. Keating Ave., Apt. 181, Mesa, AZ 85202-7018.

I am looking for anyone who was at Camp Eagle, 1970. I was with 67th Maint. and 2nd Maint. Bn., Phu Bai and Hue. Contact: Donald Sherrod, dnldsherrod@aol.com 

   

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