Looking for buddies from G-4 Section HQ Co., 1st Cavalry
Div., An Khe,
1966. Mike Richardson, Sgt. Kutzner, call me. Looking forward
to a reunion. Contact: Sam B. Monk, 1517 Warpath Dr., Kingsport,
TN 37664; 423-384-9747.
Searching for anyone who served with 379th TC, 7th Bn.,
1st Logistical Command, Long Binh or Cam Ranh Bay, 1968-71.
We are all getting older and need to share those pictures
in our closets. Contact: Roger Ashworth, P.O. Box 6656,
Bakersfield, CA 93386; firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
anyone who served with 388th Combat Support Grp., Korat
AFB, 1967. Contact: Jim Reisenberg, Veterans’ Service
615 N. 6th St., Sheboygan, WI 53081; firstname.lastname@example.org
for those I served with in Crash and Rescue, 11th Avn.
Bn, 1st Cav. Div., Phuoc Vinh or at LZ Buttons near Song
Be, 1968-70. Peewee Dilano, Floyd Wilson, Randy Corter
would love to hear from you. Contact: Dennis Kearns, 3220
S. Newcastle Ct., Sioux Falls, SD 57110.
Former Royal Australian
AF officer who served in RVN 1968-69 seeks American colleagues
Al Ash and Wendel Cook. Both were USAF captains at Phan
Rang. Contact: Kevin (Rich) Neilsen, 104 Alison Rd., Carrara,
QLD, Australia 4211; 0266743263 or 0409559419 (cell); email@example.com
for former Marines from A Co., 1st M.T. Bn., or C Co.,
11th M.T. Bn., RVN, 1966-67. Contact: Joseph L. French,
P.O. Box 781102, Wichita, KS 67278; 316-619-9027.
hear from anyone who served with 4/39th Div., RVN, 1966-69.
Working to organize a reunion. Contact: Jim Haines, 240
Rainbow Dr., #14052, Livingston, TX 77399; LZBLACKHAWK439@pocketmail.com
for anyone who served with SP4 Michael O. Lund. I grew
up with Mike in Denver; he joined the Army in Oct. 1969,
a month after I did. Mike died in Vietnam on Jan. 5, 1970.
If you remember Mike, served with him, or have memories
to share, please get in touch. Contact: Dennis L. Kearns,
3220 S. Newcastle Ct., Sioux Falls, SD 57110.
anyone who served with me in Co. E, Troop Command, Phu
Tai, 1968-69. I was a security guard. Our unit received
a letter of recognition on June 9, 1969. Contact: James
Carpenter, Jr., 2524 Sharon Ave., Wyoming, MI 49519.
to find Don C. Henson and Dennis Zsigo of the 3478th Training
Sq., Kessler AFB. Don’s last-known address
was in Woodbury, New Jersey, and Zsigo’s was in Michigan.
Contact: Arthur F. Houseman, 1003 St. Albans Rd., Baltimore,
MD 21239; 410- 377-2654, firstname.lastname@example.org
find James (Jim) P. Canty, Co. D, 2/12, 25th Inf. Div.
Jim was my radio repairman at Day Tang in 1968. Would love
to hear from him or anybody who knows him. Contact: Wayne
Sinclair, 870-862-9799, or John D. Folden, 5030 County
Rd. 81, Florence, AL 35633; 256-766-8653; email@example.com
Seeking “Doc” from
Detroit or anyone who served with W Btry., 2nd Bn., 11th
Marines, 1st Marine Div., 4-deuce mortars at An Hoa, 1969-70,
for help verifying incidents for PTSD claim. I’ve
forgotten exact dates but not the incidents. Please help.
Contact: John Mar, 6365 Paradise Trail, Carp Lake, MI 49718;
Looking for anybody on guard duty protecting
motor pool and Vietnamese police station in Saigon during
Tet Offensive in Jan. 1968. Did anybody witness a three-wheel
bus that was shot up with no survivors? Contact: Mickey
Bearden, P.O. Box 90, Pangburn, AR 72121.
family members of Roy L. Richardson, KIA in assault on
Hill 882, May 9, 1970. I served with Lt. Richardson in
2/502 Inf., 101st Airborne, and am still working to understand
his loss. Contact: Dennis Buckingham, P.O. Box 2336, McCall,
ID 83638; 208-630-4670.
Searching for family of Patrick
T. Mercier, KIA Mar. 31, 1967. We were friends and served
together in 1/26, 1st Inf. Div. Contact: Bill Anton, 16560
Parkridge Ave., Sonora, CA 95370; 209-694-8664.
for members of 823rd CE Sq. (Red Horse), Bien Hoa, 1966-69.
Organizing a reunion. Contact: Lester Layman, 20126 Horizon
Way, San Antonio, TX 78258; 210-497-6555; firstname.lastname@example.org
Shaver, you and I served together April 1969-70 at An Khe
on Hong Kong Mtn. I have news for you. Contact: John Davidson,
45 Palatine, #334, Irvine, CA 92612; 714-392-4049.
for a tan latigo leather backpack that was given to a driver
with a truckload of household goods donated from 3746 Legion
Dr., Gibsonia, Pa. The inside flap is inscribed “May
the longtime sun shine upon you.” Would
like to recover a lot of history for a Vietnam veteran.
Contact: L. Skip Haswell, 260 Brooks Dr., Beaver Falls,
PA 15010; 724-843-6930; email@example.com
anyone I served with in C Btry., 1/40th Artillery, Dong
Ha, 1967-68. Robert Reddington, Pyle, Yoankin, “Monk” Montgomery,
Easter, Jordon, Walker, Maupin, and all the other great
friends I met over there. Contact: Guillermo (“Al”)
M. Alvarez, 2655 N. Yarbrough, El Paso, TX 79925; 915-887-7813.
love to hear from anybody from my unit: 6th Service Btry.
of the 77th Artillery, 25th Inf. Div., Cu Chi and Tay Ninh,
1967-68. Contact: Ed Hullihen, 564 Watts Rd., Curwensville,
PA 16833; 814-236-2137; firstname.lastname@example.org
Seeking men from
Alpha Co., 3rd Bn., 39th Inf., 9th Inf. Div., 1968-69,
especially Martin M. Ranko, Michael L. Brooks, Jack D.
Ledford, Seth W. Collins, James F. Peoples, Jr., Charles
W. Scheler, Billie W. Alexander, John Kapp, Terry G. Deupner,
Paul A. Locicero, James M. Brown, Andrew J. Rasmussen,
Marshall D. Bischoff, and Toese Manu. Contact: William
(Bill) Price, P.O. Box 7001, Atascadero, CA 93423.
for anyone who served with me in the 1st UTT Helicopter
Co. or HHQ, USARV, Tan Son Nhut, Saigon, 1963-64. Contact:
P.O. Box 1801, Sun City, AZ 85372; email@example.com
for vets of 25th Avn. Bn. (“diamondheads” and “little
bears”), Cu Chi, for a reunion. Contact: Andy Asberry,
Seeking Price, 585th Engineer
Co., 1971, to invite to a reunion. SP5 Price actively participated
in neutralizing a minefield with over 8,800 mines. Contact:
H. Kenneth Seymour, 1200 N. Annapolis Ave., Hernando, FL
In search of information about my cousin,
Bruce Frank Williams. Bruce served as a helicopter pilot
from 1966-73. He was born in Grand Island, Vermont, and
attended Valley Forge Military Academy and the Norwich
University School of Armor. Bruce died in 2002 and is buried
at Arlington. If you knew him, remember him, or have stories
or memorabilia to share, please get in touch. Contact:
William White, 101 N. Union St., Middletown, PA 17057;
717-964-0680 or 717-557-9819.
Gold Star Mother needs your
help. Mother of Randy Roy Mueller seeks her son’s
unit patch. Randy was KIA March 3, 1969, in Ben Luc. He
served with the 20th Bn. (Mechanized), 47th Inf. (“Panthers”).
The patch identifies the unit and carries a picture of
a panther. Where can this mother purchase a unit patch?
Suggestions or recommendations would be appreciated. Contact:
Patrick J. Hughes, 935 Market St., P.O. Box 328, Marcus
Hook, PA 19061; firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for anyone from
2nd Marine Air Wing, VMA-231 (power plant shop), 1973-77,
especially Ogline, Roberson, or Krepps. Ogline was a major
at the time; Roberson and Krepps were captains. Contact:
Arthur M. Juarez, 1434 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee, WI
53215; 414- 643-5417; email@example.com
who served with Alfred Eugene Oaks (aka “Fox” or “Boardwalk”)
in the 802nd Eng. Div. in Korea anytime between 1964-67.
Alfred was a fun guy from Akron who loved to gamble and
played football for the Army in Korea. Contact: Viola Oaks,
P.O. Box 8474, Grand Rapids, MI 49508.
Must locate anyone
who served with Co. A., 27th Engr. Bn., 45th Engr. Grp.,
18th Engr. Bde., Camp Eagle, Phu Bai, June 1969-70. Need
information about an explosion to confirm a PTSD claim.
Contact: Charles E. Gibson, 414 Appleton Dr., Clarksville,
TN 37042; 931-648-9897.
Wanted for publication: your Vietnam
experiences, from the comic to the bizarre to the profound.
Any length, in your own words, equal distribution of any
proceeds. Also trying to find men I served with in the
39th Bn., Camp Eagle in the Hue-Phu Bai area, 1970-71:
Johnson, Noble, and Worthington. All were sergeants at
the time. Want to hear from them or anyone who remembers
them. Contact: Jim Barker, 4941 Dickinson Dr., San Jose,
CA 95111; 408-806-1559 or 408-857-7595; firstname.lastname@example.org
to hear from anyone from the 585th, 566th, or 360th Heavy
Truck and Trailer Co., Camh Ranh Bay, 1966-67. Particularly
recall roadies Mike Hansen, Joe Martinez (from California),
and Steve Zamora (from Texas). Contact: Gerald Lee Hand,
HCR 60 Box 174, Bonners Ferry, ID 83805; 208-267-5885.
for anyone who flew C1As off the U.S.S. Hornet during a
1967-68 WesPac cruise. Contact: Walt Butler, 2712 Casa
Verde Dr., Ceres, CA 95307; 209-538-3432; email@example.com
members of the 75th Advisory Team, My Tho, 1964: Dr. McDonald,
Elliot, Cooley, Nalls. Also seeking Cristiana and Davidson
from Bien Hoa and Sam McCool from Saigon. Does anyone remember
the names of the captain and lieutenant who were ambushed
and beheaded? Contact: Chris Green, 6359 Clara Lee Ave.,
San Diego, CA 92120; 619-920-1472; firstname.lastname@example.org
Ray Kincade and Robert Sena from the U.S.S. Monticello
(LSD-35), 1965-69. Ray was from California and Bob hailed
from New Mexico. Would love to invite them to our next
ship’s reunion in Branson. Contact: Mike Battisti,
50 Greenwood Ave., Haskell, NJ 07420; 973-616-9651.
for veterans of A Co., 101st Assault Helicopter Btn., 101st
Airborne Div., 1968-69. I’m trying to
assist a veteran of this unit with severe PTSD. Contact:
Kenneth W. Peal, 1525 Blue Ridge Yacht Club Rd., Bassett,
Want to contact anyone who served with me
in the 93rd Engineers at Bear Cat or Dong Tam, Mar.-Dec.
1968, or the 94th Engineers near Vung Tau, Dec. 1968-May
1969. Contact: Ned Parker, P.O. Box 572, Junction, TX 76849;
Seeking Dave Messenbrink and Carl Shelton from the U.S.S.
Enterprise (CVA/CVAN-65). Contact: Herb Hickman, 9701 Tilghman
Island Rd., McDaniel, MD 21647; 410-745-9241; email@example.com
for old friends from HQ Btry., 8/26 Artillery. I was in
survey section and drove the lieutenant (when we could
drive). Last base camp in An Khe. Pals I remember: Dana
Staley, W.T. Mills, C.C. Cryder, B. Bony. I was the guy
from Boston. Contact: John W. McLeod, 22 Camelot Dr., Boxford,
Looking for Marines from
Engr. Plt., H&S Co., 3rd Bn.,
26th Marines, 1968-70. Anyone out there remember Canary,
Brown, or Robinson? I’m working on a patch for the
engineers who served with the 26th Marines. Contact: Bill
Fullerton, 449 Mt. Piney Ave. N.E., St. Petersburg, FL
On the hunt for veterans of Co. B.,
125th Signal Bn., 25th Inf. Div., Tay Ninh, Nue Ba Dinh,
and other fire bases supporting the 1st Brigade, Nov. 1967-Jun.
1968. I found Oliver West in Pennsylvania, but what about
Forrest, Mack, Perkins, Peres from Hawaii, and McClain?
Contact: Royce Hunt, 553 N. State St., Concord, NH 03301;
Looking for men who served with Service
Btry., 8th/4th Field Artillery, Dong Ha, 1970-71: John
Hasiak and Andy Whittaker (“Clevis and Pleasant”),
and Pinky from South Dakota. Contact: Rich Jancis, 8000
Cedar Island Ave., Belleville, NE 68147; 402-734-3645.
for Kenneth Sieves, Charles W. Norman, or anyone who was
stationed at Kapun Barracks with the 32nd Air Defense Arty.
Bde., Sept. 1960-Dec. 1961. Contact: Vincent Perrera, 20
S. Broadway, Suite 915, Yonkers, NY 10701; 914-841-0183.
to find anyone who served with the 116th Transportation
Unit in RVN, 1966-67. Need help verifying that we carried
barrels of Agent Orange and were soaked to the skin with
the stuff. The Army says they cannot locate our unit records.
Contact: Herbert A. Hill, 12642 SE 7th Pl., Bellevue, WA
Seeking anyone who served
with the 1st Signal Bde., 41st Signal Bn., Qui Nhon, 1970-71,
and recalls an officer killed by a claymore device on Oct.
20, 1971. Need help with my PTSD claim. Contact: Tommy
Bovee, c/o Sean Kendall, P.O. Box N, Boulder, CO 80306;
Anyone out there served with me in HSB 2/77 Artillery,
1966-67? Let me hear from you. Contact: Patrick B. Doyle,
78 Rochester Ave., E. Atlantic Beach, NY 11561; 516-889-6439.
to find anyone from V-3 Div., U.S.S. Enterprise (CVA/CVAN-65),
1967-70. Contact: Wayne Tibbs, 7990 Barbara Dr., McCalla,
AL 35111; 205-477-6791; firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for James
Zelenko, Co. D., 2-47th Mech., 9th Inf. Div., 1969-70.
Contact: James McCombs, 532 James St., Curwensville, PA
Want to locate Richard J. (Dick) Clark,
now retired from the Navy. Last contact in 1999 in Vancouver,
Washington. Dick then worked for USPS in Portland, Oregon.
Also seeking any JAG I worked for or anyone who ever served
with me. Contact: Wilson Byron Ratcliff, 6790 E. Cedar
Ave., # 406, Denver, CO 80224.
Would love to hear from anyone
who served with me in C Btry., 1st Bn., 8th Arty., 25th
Inf. Div., Hawaii in 1965 and Cu Chi in 1966. Contact:
Tommy Townsend, 182 Bullens Rd., Ocoee, TN 37361; 423-338-2912.
Charles E. Armour III from Plt. 2090, USMC Recruit Training
Depot, Parris Island, 1966. We left Camp Lejeune together
for Vietnam in 1967. Contact: Gerry Horvath, 260 Wonder
St., Johnstown, PA 15905; 724-238-6462; email@example.com
for Charles “Chuck” Dockerty. Chuck,
we met on your R&R in Sydney, Australia, 1965. We had
dinner at the Chevron Hotel at Potts Point. Would love
to reconnect. Contact: Mary Ann Kavanagh, P.O. Box 903,
Potts Point, NSW, Australia 1335.
Where are you Richard “Buddha
Please reach out to fellow Green Beret and former roommate.
Contact: Don Landrum, 4314 Old Princeton Ridge, Gainesville,
GA 30506; 770-856-8533.
Does anyone remember Operation Hickory,
May-June 1967 at the DMZ north of Dong Ha? How about Colonel
Bendell, Kilo Co., 3/4, 3rd Marine Div.? Or Lt. Cutler?
Want to hear from anyone who served at Camp J.J. Carroll
off Route 9 in June 1967 and Con Thien in Aug. 1967. Contact:
Martin Garcia, 317 Illinois, Bloomington, TX 77951; 361-897-0469;
Looking for Scharder. Cannot recall his
first name. Sgt. Scharder was a drill sergeant at Ft. Campbell,
Kentucky, in 1968. Went to Vietnam in 1969. Was at Hamburger
Hill. Contact: Larry Larrison, 2005 Scott Ct., Clayton,
NC 27520; 919-368-3092 (cell); 919-550-8882 (home).
to locate Leonard Deckert (who had a pet mongoose) or any
others who served with me in the 229th AHB, Co. B., at
An Khe, June 1965-66. Contact: Ron Sylvain, 1580 Pendleton
Ave., Chicopee, MA 01022; firstname.lastname@example.org
Seeking anyone who knew or served with my brother, Gary
He was in Vietnam 1963-65 with the 167th Signal Co. and
was killed in a Jeep accident at Fort Gordon, Georgia,
on Aug. 8, 1965. Want to keep his memory alive. Contact:
Dennis Sobieski, 1506 Farlin Ave., Green Bay, WI 54302;
Want to hear from anyone who knew
my father, Freeman Eugene (“Geneboy”) Benedict,
who served with the 1st Bn., 9th Marines (the “Walking
My dad is very ill, and I am organizing a surprise party
for him in October. I always felt that 1/9 was my dad’s
other family. If you knew him or served with him, you’re
invited. Contact: Chantal Lachapelle Benedict, 1332 #1
Hemlock, Shawinigan, Quebec, Canada, G9N 1T1; 819-537-1094
(home); 819-247-0746 (cell); Chantal.Lachapelle@uqtr.ca
buddies from the 35th Arty.: Looking for anyone who served
in the 3rd Howitzer Bn., 35th Artillery, A Btry., Peden
Barracks, Wertheim, Germany, 1959-1960. Contact: Eleanor
Houser, email@example.com or lou09@Charter.net
John McKnight. Anyone out there stationed in Singapore
in charge of R&R facilities, 1968-69, who knows or
recalls John? I am a friend who needs to pass on a message.
Contact: Barbara Goo, 1428 Ahuawa Pl., Honolulu, HI 96816;
Looking for anyone who
was with Co. B, 5th Special Forces, Pleiku, 1968. Also
seeking anyone with USMC HMM-164, 1969. One’s for
my brother, the other’s for my husband.
Randall Moss is seeking Donnie
Shelton. Randall served on the U.S.S. John F. Kennedy,
1975-79. Finding Donnie Shelton may be useful to his veteran
benefits. Contact: Randall Moss, P.O. Box 314, Puxico,
MO 63960; 573-222-6123.
I would like to hear from anyone
who witnessed the Chinook and C7 mid-air collision that
happened the first week of Oct. 1969. Contact: Billy Flippo,
Buddy, where are you? Looking for Dan
Fern, 574th, Dong Tam, 1966-67. Contact: Dave Schwartz,
Seeking Jim Green. We met in 1969 or
1970. Jim was a USMC captain at the time who flew helicopters
into and out of El Toro Marine Base in California. He was
originally from either North or South Carolina. Contact:
Karen Cashner Abel, firstname.lastname@example.org
Searching for anyone
who served with me in the 4th MI, 4th Inf. Div., Pleiku,
1970-71. If I recall correctly, the 4th Inf. Div. left
country after 6 months. I was reassigned to a MI group
in Danang. I was called “Moon Dog” in
those days. Contact: Chris Dautreuil, email@example.com
to locate anyone who served on the U.S.S. Kearsarge from
1967-70 and who flew dustoff missions to Vietnam. Also
anyone who remembers the fire aboard the ship and the names
of those who died. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
anyone who staffed or remembers the Lai Khe aid station.
Did you treat my head wound after incoming at the beginning
of Tet 1969? I was a combat engineer with the 168th Engr.
Bn. Some called me “Lizard Man,” others
referred to me as “Crazyass.” Our C.O. was
Gabrino, first sergeat was Bryant, and the platoon sergeant
was Hamblin. Trying to get help for PTSD and need verification.
Contact: Lee Bryant, 1005 Thomas Blvd., Springdale, AK
Seeking John McKee, 2/47 Inf.
1971. John was a 1968 ROTC grad from CCNY. Contact: Jim
Anyone who was at the Long Binh ammo dump in Tet 1968,
get in touch. I also need a map of the ammo dump. Also
looking for dog handlers who were attached to the Hawk
missile battery that was sent to Chu Lai. Contact: email@example.com
Seeking Benjamin P. Williams who served on U.S.S. Canberra,
1966-67. Ben or anybody who knows him, get in touch. Contact:
Melissa Green, melissagreen@
Want to hear from anybody who knew
or remembers my husband, Richard E. (“Reb”) Brundrette.
He was in the Seabees and was killed in Vietnam in 1972.
It still feels like yesterday. Now our 18-year-old grandson
has left for Marine boot camp. If you remember Reb or served
with him, I’d love to hear from you. Contact: Jeanne
M. Farrell, firstname.lastname@example.org
Would like to hear from anyone
who was on Operation Meade River, Nov-Dec 1968. Contact:
G.A. Gruenwald, email@example.com
Seeking Don Kirkpatrick,
who was stationed in the parachute shop at Clark AFB, Philippines,
1979-83. I believe he was from Indiana and his wife’s
name was Lita. When I left the P.I. in 1983, Don was in
a body cast. Don’t
know if he got out or retired. Contact: Darrell Jorgensen,
Want to regain contact with
David G. Anderson, 3973 HQ Co., Kaiserslautern, Germany,
1964-66. Where are you? Contact: Gary Norman, firstname.lastname@example.org
for anyone who served with me in the 544th Replacement
Co., 1966-67, Cam Ranh Bay. Specifically seeking Willy
Galbraith, Jesus Lopez, Juan Gonzalles, Clark Valentine,
Jr., and Tom Onions (from Pennsylvania). Contact: email@example.com
out there ever serve with B Plt., B Co., 503rd Inf., 173rd
Airborne Div., 1968- 69? This was my father’s
unit. His name is Fred William Foster, and he’s looking
to be in touch with old friends. Contact: Celeste Foster,
My brother, Allen Garber, was
an Army Ranger and served in Vietnam in 1964 as a military
policeman. He was based in and around An Khe. I want to
learn more about him and his service. Is there a way to
find lists of other MPs who might have served with him?
Contact: Phil Garber, 908-879-4100; firstname.lastname@example.org
Need help verifying incidents for
PTSD benefits. I was stationed at Lai Khe in 1968 and
recall constant incoming and rocket barrages. My helmet
had “Soul So. Cal” on
it. If you were there, remember me or episodes, have dates,
photos, or other evidence, let me hear from you. Contact:
Anthony McDowell, Tonymc1506@hotmail.com
Looking for Claude
Goran Kennedy, a Navy veteran married at one time to Joyce
Ann Talbert, who was an Army veteran. Daughter needs to
know if you are still around. Contact: email@example.com
would like to return a Zippo lighter that belonged to Robert
Beech to his family. His name is inscribed on top. On the
side, the inscription begins, “Yea, though
I walk” and ends with “the meanest son of a
bitch in the valley.” Also inscribed is “67-68
Vietnam.” Contact: Della Jenkins, 721 N. Chickasaw
St., Paul’s Valley, OK 73075; 405-207-1430; firstname.lastname@example.org