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Seeking Ralph Fox (Owensboro, Ky.) from Co. B, 1st of the 1st, 28th Inf., Phuc Vinh, Quan Loi, 1967. Contact: Jeffrey L. Webb, N16742 Dam Rd., Beecher, WI 54156; 715-324-5051.

Looking for anybody who knew my brother, Gene Wallace Shelley, of A Battery, 6/14 Artillery, stationed at Pleiku (1967-68), who died Dec. 7, 1969. I have pictures from those years in RVN.  Any correspondence appreciated. Contact: Gay Carlson, 405 11th St., NW, Devils Lake, ND 58301.

Searching for Cheryl Brooks, formerly of the Dental Detachment, Ft. Leonard Wood (1973) and the 324th MP Group, UANG, Warren, Ohio (1970s). Last-known home, Newton Falls, Ohio. Also seeking Jacqueline Bedford, last known at Ft. Jackson, S.C. Cheryl married a Navy man and may be living in San Diego. Contact: Mike Bedford, C-2119 #028348, Okeechobee Correctional Institution, 3420 N.E. 168th St., Okeechobee, FL 34972.

Need assistance for VA claim. Looking for Dan Knotts (Ohio), Don Baxter (W.Va.), or anyone else who served with Mobile Construction Bn. 71 (Seabees), Charlie Co., Tam Ky Detachment  (1968). Contact: Al Lacount, N7261 Knollwood Dr., Shawano, WI 54166; 715-745-6186.

Planning a get-together of veterans of the 585th T.C. Co. Seeking Ralph L. Jordan and any others. We left Ft. Lewis Sept. 1966, served in RVN until Oct. 1967. Am in touch with several others from the unit. Contact: Joseph J. Michalski, 3811 S. Hartford Dr., Saginaw, MI 48603; 989-792-9195.

Need assistance in managing PTSD. Seeking anyone with photos, unit rosters, officer of the day reports, letters, incident reports, combat statistics, memoirs, web sites, or any other information related to 51st Medical Unit Ambulance, 18th Surgical Hospital (MASH), Camp Evans, Quang Tri, Oct. 1969-70. Contact: Donald Lee Thomas, 304-248-7305; 304-921-0059; truckdriver_55@yahoo.com

Seeking information regarding the friendly fire deaths of thirteen men from 1st Bn., 3rd Marines at MCB-1, Danang, 1966. Contact: Charles A. Kuenzli, 3 Penrose Cv., Savannah, GA 31410; 912-898-0441.

Trying to find Doug Roeder (Chicago). We met in Tokyo on R&R in Oct. 1968. Doug was with a Combined Action Group (CAG) based in Hue and I was with FLSG-Bravo based in Dong Ha. Contact: Robert Czyzewski, GN-9271, State Correctional Institution, 1000 Follies Rd., Dallas, PA 18612.

Need assistance for VA claim. Looking for Brian Bellows, Jerry Lewis, or anybody else who served with me in 4th of the 21st Inf., Americal Div. I drove a truck bringing infantry out of the bush. Contact: John Kubic, 932 Silver Creek Rd., Marquette, MI 49855; 906-249-4532.

Looking for my uncle,George L. Rodgers, last-known address at the Martinsburg, West Virginia, VA Medical Center. Prior to that he lived at the G&E Trailer Park in Inwood, W.Va. Contact: Joshua Lortz, #523-566, Mansfield Correctional Institution, P.O. Box 788, Mansfield, OH 44901.

Need assistance for a VA claim. Seeking anybody who served with me in the 330th Radio Research Field Station, Army Security Agency, Nha Trang, Dec. 1971-March 1972. Contact: Donald Lively, 663 Hallock Young Rd., Mineral Ridge, OH 44440; 330-824-3816.

Searching for anybody who served with me between Feb. 1965 and April 1967 aboard the U.S.S. Bonhomme Richard (CVA-31) in the V-6 Div. (Aircraft Maintenance) under Lt. Cdr. Simia. Contact: William Taylor, 174 Belmont, NW, Warren, OH 44483; 330-399-7650.

Need assistance for a VA claim. Seeking anyone who served with me in 45th Medevac, Long Binh, 1970-71. Contact: Larry Hivner, 407 East Liberty, Hubbard, OH 44425; 330-442-5350.

Seeking information on WWI veteran Vernon F. Schultz who served with HQ Co., 45th Arty., CAC-AEE. Returned from France on Jan. 31, 1919. Contact: Richard H. Claussen, 107 McKinley St., Kouts, IN 46347.

Looking for Kenneth Gardner, stationed aboard the U.S.S. Valley Forge (CV-8), 1962-66. Also looking for anybody who served with me in Coastal Group 15, Chu Lai, 1969-70. I was seamanship advisor to the junk fleet. Contact: John M. Baker, 1310 N. D St., Rogers, AR 72756; J.baker580@yahoo.com

Seeking family members of Louis B. Arnold of 552nd Medical Service Flt., KIA at Loc Ninh, Binh Long Province, during the Tet Offensive in 1968. Contact: George H. Shields, 757 98th St., SW, #106, Albuquerque, NM 87121; 505-831-0321.

2/9th Arty., the “Mighty Ninth” of the 4th Inf. Div. (originally of the 25th Inf.) is reborn. Visit our website at www.themightyninth.org or email mightyninth@cableone.net Website has pictures, rosters, and old friends. Contact: Tom Roman, 561-968-2115; tomsflor@bellsouth.net

Need assistance with VA claim. Looking for Robert Pitchler, Andrew Bitter, Nathan Schoway, Jerry Pinckus, Neil Konigberg, Bob Fishauw, or anyone else who served with HHC, 864th Eng. Bn. (Construction) at Camp McDermott, Nha Trang, in Dec. 1969 and remembers the incident when 1st Sgt. Snow assaulted me with a pistol outside the EM Club. Contact: Ronald L. Lewis, P.O. Box 105, Oakland, NE 68045; 402-685-5051.

Seeking Luis Robert Colon-Pagan, likely serving at Ft. Sam Houston in 1967. Contact: Jeremy C. Parks, #375540, Price Daniel Unit, 938 SFM 1673, Snyder, TX 79549.

Need to confirm stressors for PTSD claim. I served with 6100 Combat Aircraft Maintenance Sqdrn. (Tachikawa, Japan) but performed duties for 901st Aeromedical Evac. Sqrdn. aboard C-118s from Cam Ranh Bay to Tachikawa between Dec. 1965-Sept. 1967. Need help in verifying that this unit carried combat casualties, including the dead, during this timeframe. Contact: William James, c/o James W. Stanley, 917 W. Markham, Suite A, Little Rock, AR 72114; 501-324-2889; 501-324-2820 (fax); James@jwstanleylaw.com

Trying to locate a basic training yearbook from Ft. Polk, Sept.-Oct. 1970, Co. C, 1st Bn., 1st BCT Bde. Contact: Phillip Carter, 333 Millsaps Ave., Apt. 107, Jackson, MS 39202.

Would like to hear from anybody who served with A Co., 168th Engr. Co., 573rd Engr. Co., or 100th Engr. Co., or anyone who was involved with the Dong Nai float bridge near Xuan Loc in April 1968. 200 units of the 11th Armored Cav. (Blackhorse) crossed that bridge. Contact: Don Dressen, 715-766-3003.

Need help with Agent Orange claim. Seeking Dave Fussell of VP40 (Navy Patrol Sqrdn.)  or anyone who served on the 1965, 1966, or 1967 tours. I was on TDY assignment aboard a seaplane tender when I jumped into the water to repair a leaking hydraulic hose. Dave can also place me on land in this timeframe. Contact: Jerry L. Carver, #1099463, Ramsey 1, 1100 FM 655, Rosharon, TX 77583.

Seeking William D. (“Bill”) James from Grants Pass, Ore. We went to school together at Lincoln Savage Jr. High School in Grants Pass. Bill served in the Marine Corps in Vietnam. Contact: Karen Kalteich, P.O. Box 5034, Grants Pass, OR 97527.

Seeking contact and information on fellow graduates of Army Special Warfare School,  Ft. Bragg, N.C. I was Military Assistance Training Advisor, Senior NCO Course, Feb. 16, 1966, before deployment to RVN. Contact: Lawrence M. Henry, 58 Reata Way, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909; 501-922-1437; tours5166@sbcglobal.net

Need incident verification for VA claim. Minesweep sailors, Operation Market Time, 1970-71. Need statements regarding Agent Orange use and MSO deployment. Contact: Donnie Rash, samantha@teacherheaven.com

Need incident verification for VA claim. Anyone stationed on the U.S.S. Kishwaukee (AOG-9), RVN, 1969. Contact:  Ronald Marcum, ronnbunny@aol.com

Need verification for VA claim from David Julseth, Henderson Climbing Bear, John Hartman, Johnnie Ford, or anyone who served with me in Long Binh, October 1969-70. Contact: Larry W. Fowler, P.O. Box 231, Choccolocco, AL 36254; MIJACL@BELLSOUTH.NET

Looking for Steven Operer, Vincent (Vinny) Adolfo Morales, and Brandon Kavorkian,  all from the New York area, regarding Arlin Thomsen. Contact: David Lee, 718-668-6192; leedj@ar-usacapoc.soc.mil

Need verification for VA claim from Lt. Thorson or any servicemen in Dong Tam on the road to My Tho and the 1969 attack on ammo dump. Contact: Paul Gagne, 141 Den Quarry Rd., Lynn, MA 01904; pgagnesr@live.com

Looking for Chuck Nagle, U.S. Army assigned to MACV Team 6, Qui Nhon. 1969. Also looking for Robert Benham, Vietnam 1968-69, followed by then N.H. Voc-Tech College and Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. Contact: Roger Aubert, waterbughb2@msn.com

Looking for the former owner of a Zippo lighter found while on holiday.  Lighter is inscribed front top “MAC,” front bottom “KORAT THAILAND 1966,” reverse top “R&R BANGKOK JULY 4-3-2-5-2,” reverse bottom “PHU-CAT VIETNAM 1967.” Contact: Cheryl Moore, cheryl4461@att.net

Looking for Bradley J. Carlson (Mass.), and Bernard Mitchell (Pa.) from Travis AFB, 60th Supply Sqdrn., Base Fuels (POL), 1975. Contact: Daniel L. Cameron, Daniel@Wavecable.com

Need verification for VA claim from fellow servicemen, U.S.S. Hopewell (DD-681), RVN, 1967-68.  Contact: Marcy Goulart, mouseyzinger@hotmail.com

Looking for anyone stationed at Senaga Shima, off Naha, Okinawa, 1967-1970, for answers related to Okinawan grass crews and herbicide use. Contact: Mike Thoma, 5364 311th St., Cannon Falls, MN 55009; 507-263-2575; MN3Thoma@yahoo.com

Looking for Kenneth Mason and Jackie Keith, Team 22 Signal Advisors, with regard to the 1st Sgt. Janca incident of October 13, 1970. Contact: George Slook, dddiaries@aol.com

Looking for Hershel Sweeney, 300th Military Police Co., 1967-68. Contact: Jimmy L. Manley, 602 Harper Rd., Pendleton, SC 29670; 864-221-3916; Jimmymanleyman@aol.com

Looking for Billy Ray Attebury, 27th Wolfhounds of the 25th Div., early 1960s. Contact: Chuck Zehnder, zehnder@cofo.edu

Looking for anyone who knew Thomas Hall.  Worked on a construction project at Ione, Calif., and lived at Comanche Lake, 1970-71. Born late 1940s, deceased mid-1970s. Contact: Claudia Dee Price, claudiadee007@yahoo.com

Looking for Robert Dennis Brown, injured July 1965. Contact: Troy Allen Brown Matevia,medic_tm@yahoo.com

Looking for Gene (Eugene) Snyder (Frankfurt, 1967, Vietnam, 1968). Contact: Rob Newman, rob.newman01@btinternet.com

Looking for anyone who knew Charles M. Clark, Ocala, Fla., deceased December 2008.  Contact: Dick Bolt, dickbolt@his.com

Looking for Charles Boyd (Ashville, N.C.), 22nd Inf., HQ Co., 3rd Bn., Vietnam, 1966-67. Contact: Robert Caljouw, N1931 State Road 32, Oostburg,WI,  53070;  920-627-6961; rdcaljouw@gmail.com

Looking for information on serviceman Waters (or Watters) , deployed overseas in 1962 and stationed at Camp Pendleton. Specifically seeking information on his wife, Alexandria Victoria, of Garden Grove, Calif. Contact: Michelle Speirs, RHONSHELL@aol.com

Looking for Ted Loving, Nha Trang AB, 1969, and Gregory Keen, Vietnam, 1971. Contact: Huong Nguyen, 201-993-1948; 201-332-3573; tammytran118@yahoo.com

Looking for Mike Cheney, Sedlecheck,  and fellow Marines from 2/1, 1st Marine Div. , 1969-71, Da Nang. Also seeking a copy of the 1969 yearbook from boot camp, San Diego 2004 Bn. Contact: Patrick J. Moran, 1301 Summit St., Marshalltown, IA 50158; 641-752-1501.

Looking for information on Michael Ray Coon, Delta Co., 1st Bn., 7th Marines, 1st Marine Div., KIA Feb. 16, 1969, Quang Nam, along with Thomas Casey, William Farvour, Craig Hemphill, Dennis Riley, and Robert Whitney. Contact: Amy Fadine, 16february1969@gmail.com

Looking for Alan J. Reynolds (Calif.), formerly 2nd Lt., or anyone who served with him.  Contact: Lynn Pomeroy, lynn.pomeroy@gmail.com

Looking for Thomas Mathias Cole, USAF, 1969-70. Contact: Susan Cole, 1307 Briarwood, Jackson, MO 63755.

Looking for James David Bradshaw, Vietnam, 1969-70. Contact: Thomas Miller, MAVSnews@aol.com

Looking for Thomas Dooley, 366th Fighter Wing & 390th Tactical Fighter Sqdn., Vietnam, 1968-69. Contact: Don Bradshaw, MAVSnews@aol.com

Looking for Doug Anderson, 1st Bn., 77th Armor, 1st Bde., 5th Inf. Div. , 1969-70. Contact: Bob Basner, MAVSnews@aol.com

Looking for personnel from the 544th Eng., rock quarry duty, Jan. 12, 1970-Dec. 24, 1970. Contact: Larry Raygoza, larryraygoza1948@sbcglobal.net

Seeking former penpal Robert Allen Treadwell, born March 7, 1946 or 1947, drafted in 1964, served with 335th Aviation Co., 173rd Airborne. Graduated Marion (Ind.) High School, 1963, last-known home address there. Was once engaged to a woman named Kathy or Kate. Contact: Vicki L. Bentzien, vlb@hawaii.rr.com

William F. McBride, 3rd of 8th, 4th Inf. Div., Charlie Co. (1967-68): The Isidro Gastello you are looking for and served with is my father. We have tried to call the number provided in a previous Locator notice in 2002 but get no answer. Please feel free to contact me. Contact: Maria Hernandez, 602-684-0321; mc1979j@yahoo.com

Seeking Anthony Restifor, Vietnam veteran originally from Albany, N.Y. Contact: M. Reicks, VMReicks@msn.com

I am searching for information about the people who attended the Finance Officer Advance Course at the Finance School, U.S. Army, Ft. Benjamin Harrison, from August 27, 1959, to May 24, 1960. One of the students was my father, Maj. A.H. Kastubi. He will turn 90 this December and I would love to give him a big birthday present by contacting some of his classmates and have them sign the birthday card for him. Contact: Ariyani Kastubi Matti, wolf.matti@t-online.de

Searching for old friend Michael Chandler (from Donora, Mich.) whom I met when he came to Australia on R&R twice in the late 1960s.  I was then Carol Turnbull and lived in Sydney.  We wrote to each other for a while but lost touch. Contact: Carol Zammit, carol.zammit@bigpond.com

I am a Vietnamese woman searching on behalf of my father for his friends from Hoi An, 1968-71. My father was good friends with several soldiers who were his same age during the war (20 or 21). My father is now living in Ho Chi Minh City, is in his late 50s, and would love to reconnect with friends. He remembers names and nicknames: Johnson, Gerbert Garcia, Najar, Silver, and Lip.  My father was called “Santana” but his real name is Nghia. Contact: Mai Phan Hoang, +8490 999 0418 (cell); Skype: phanhoangmai; s3183678@rmit.edu.vn or p.hoangmai@gmail.com

Looking for Michael Harriman, a Vietnam veteran I met when he was serving in Ludwigsburg-Stuttgart in Germany.  Mike has two brothers and a sister: Tim, Geoffry, and Judy.  Contact: Jürgen Dorwarth, Amt für Ernährung, Landwirtschaft und Forsten, Bürgermeister-Stocker-Ring 33, 86529 Schrobenhausen, Germany; 08252/919-41 (phone); 08252/919-36 (fax); Juergen.Dorwarth@alf-ph.bayern.de

My brother served in the 25th Inf Div. at Cu Chi, 1967-68.  We were last in contact in 1971. I recently learned that he died in 1998. I am curious as to how and why. Did he have a family?  Any help appreciated. Contact: jane.edmisten717@gmail.com

I recently ran across a photograph of two men standing on what looks like a mountain top.  They are standing on sandbags, with trees immediately behind them.  You can also see the valley behind them, filled with rivers and inlets.  In the background there looks to be another mountain range. One of the men has his shirt opened, and rolled to his elbows, one has his shirt tied around his neck. The one without his shirt has tatoos on the outside of both of his arms above his elbows. A note on the back mentions Jim Whitmore as well as Vietnam. Is there any way I can contact or track down Mr. Whitmore, to return this photograph to him?  Contact: BGS, bgs246@msn.com

Searching for information about Frederick “Wayne” Wilson (Rock Falls, Ill.), who served with the USMC in RVN. He was born about 1942. Contact: Bob Miller, pigfour@yahoo.com

Looking for Michael Martinez (Calif.), Michael Reynolds (Ill.), or any others from Delta Co., 2nd/502nd Inf., July-Nov. 1971, for assistance with VA claims.  Contact: James Smiley, 4123 Lake Dreamland Rd., Louisville, KY 40216, 502-447-3365.

Looking for anyone who served in the 25th MI, IPW Section, Oct. 1960-March 1970.  Contact: Arnie Johnsen, jhnsen37@aol.com

Searching for Harry Tucker (aka Harry J. Tucker ), originally from Alabama. He served probably in either the 4th Infantry or 7th Cavalry.  He was stationed in Augsburg and then in Munich at Will-Barracks until approximately Sept-Oct. 1967 when he was deployed to Vietnam, probably to the Ahn Khe/Pleiku area.  Contact: Sven Nocher, 704-301-5455; sven.nocher@rnsinternational.com 

Trying to find Charles Hart, who served with me at Danang in 1968, in reference to an injury I received on July 4, 1968.  We served together in the 366th Security Police Squadron, Tiger Flight Security.  Also looking for Gary Lewis (Ga.), Blackburn (Ky.), Ramon Ramos (Texas), and anyone else who was there at that time, remembers me, or recalls my injury.  Contact: Robert J. (Mitch) Mitchell, xmusher2@cox.net

Seeking Terry E. Styx, Khanh Hung, Soc Trang, 1967-70 (Engineer Sect.). Contact: Hoang Hoa Lam, hoanghoalam@yahoo.com

Looking for William R. Chesnut and Ronald J. Stein, NCOC Course, Ft. Benning, April-June 1968.  Class 26-68, 70th Company. Contact: Robert A. Clark, 5619 N. 34th St., Arlington, VA 22207; 703-855-1655; robertaeclark@comcast.net

Seeking friends of William James Pinter (Gary, W. Va.), wounded in Vietnam April 1968; died in Bethesda, Md., September 12, 1968.  Contact: Connie Waldron, P.O. Box 148, Gary, WV 24836; connie56@yahoo.com

Seeking members of the 589th Engineers, Cha Rang Valley, Phan Rang AB, An Khe, 1967-69. Contact: Perryb24@comcast.net

Need verification for VA claim from David Julseth, Henderson Climbing Bear, John Hartman, Johnnie Ford, or anyone who served with me in Long Binh, October 1969-70. Contact: Larry W. Fowler, P.O. Box 231, Choccolocco, AL 36254; MIJACL@BELLSOUTH.NET

Looking for anyone assigned to Btry. C, 5th Bn., 22nd Arty. at LZ Sandy. Also looking for the Dusters. Contact: Harvey T. (“Tex”) Neher, 1206 Alexander, Killeen, TX, 76541; hneher@hot.rr.com

Need verification for VA claim for Conley U. Lewis, Army HQ Co, 12th Bn. Engineers, 1962-65.  Looking for photos or just verification of dates and locations for duty stations. Contact: Conley Lewis; readwl@aol.com

Looking for Frankie D. Miller, Jr., and Sweet, Camp Pendleton, 1969, RVN, 1970, with 11th Marines, lst Div.. Contact: Craig Thom, kdtcct@yahoo.com

Seeking  J.E. Cox, MP, 1st Mar. Div., 1967-68.  Contact: Frank Pickett, fjpick@aol.com

Need help with book project.  Seeking personalized helicopter names, U.S. Army, 1961-73 (“Iron Butterfly,” etc.) Photos of nose art and other details welcome but not necessary. Suggest readers also search in-country yearbooks for details. Contact: John Brennan; johnmailman@yahoo.com

Seeking Joseph T. Pritchard (Georgia), Junk Force HQ and Fourth Coastal District, for assistance with a book by Wesley Hoch. Contact: Cindy Beane, 354 Old County Rd., Washington, ME  04572; 207-845-2500; megsateennow@aol.com

Seeking fellow serviceman and friends of Ernesto C. Avila, 2nd of the 47th Inf. Div. Mech. Unit, 9th Inf. Div., Aero Rifle Platoon, B Troop, 3/17 Air Cav., 1967.  Contact: Theresa Quijano, 310-780-7795; Praizn3n1@sbcglobal.net

Need verification of service activity for John Albert Foscaldi, Operation White Star (formally Operation Hot Foot); June-July 1962. Trained at Ft. Knox, deployed to Southeast Asia, de-briefing July 28, 1962.  Have tried Army records to no avail. Contact: John Albert Foscaldi, jafmf60@comcast.net

Seeking relatives of David R. Barnhart, Jr, who died July 24, 2002, in Tennessee, to return Vietnam-era personal items.  Contact: Mary C. McCann, artandmarymc@earthlink.net

Would like to copy yearbook from Ft. Knox, April-May 1962, Co. D, 8th Bn., 3rd Regt. Contact: William R. Pekarek, ctrygrl47@verizon.net

Looking for Ed Wire (Pensacola, Fla.), 1st Cav. Div., 1968-70. Contact: Gina Aiello, 11540 Fisher Ave., Warren, MI 48089; gm_aiello@yahoo.com

Looking for anyone who served with Gordon Neff, Co. C, 86th Eng. Bn., Fort Dix, (1959-1962); Europe and Vietnam, HQ &  A Co., 724th Maint. Bn., 1963-66.  Contact: Barb, 605-745-6607; franw@goldenwest.net

Looking for Meyer, Bish, Kelly, Bechtold, all with 588th Eng. HHC, Tay Ninh, July 1969-Feb. 1970. Contact: Jack Lippincott, 803-802-3401; pittbucks2@comcast.net

Looking for members of the 4th Inf. Div. (“The Mighty Ninth”) Artillery (originally 25th Inf. Div.), to connect via new resource web site. 2/35th Inf. welcome.  Contact: Tom Roman, Tomsflor@bellsouth.net; www.themightyninth.org; or mightyninth@cableone.net

Looking for Air Traffic Controllers who served with 1st Cav., 11 Avn. Grp., I Corps, Camp Evans and other LZs, 1968.  Contact:  Jim Robbins, 979-822-8060; windsong77@earthlink.net

Need verification for VA claim. Air crew or passengers on a C-130 that came under anti-aircraft fire near Saigon, July 28 or 29, 1966.  There was one casualty when a soldier took a piece of shrapnel and damaged his hand. Contact: Keith Rohring, 359 Evergreen Dr., Tonawanda NY, 14150; 716-783-1835; krohring@aol.com

Seeking help with book project. Looking for comic or unusual basic training experiences for compilation. All contributors receive a  copy. Personal details optional. Contact: Jim Barker, 4941 Dickinson Dr., San Jose, CA 9511; 408-401-7939; erodemango@yahoo.com

Looking for anyone who served with the 4th Plt., Co. A, 2nd Bn., 5th Cav., 1st Air Cav. Div., 1967.  Contact: Richard Berzas, 337-365-4525; jgberzas@yahoo.com

Need verification for incident. Seeking the Specialist investigating worm-infested C-rats at Dak To and Kontum, Aug.-Sept. 1966.  Specifically need details on a fire mission and related incident with a 105mm Howitzer.  Contact: Bill Pinault (58th Trans. Co., Phu Tai); 563-324-2758; mrbill.pinault@us.army.mil

Seeking John W. Brandt of 62nd Engineers (land clearing company),  Long Binh, 1970.  Contact: Harvey A. Duffany, 50 Richmond Rd. #35, Putnam, CT,  06260; 860-928-3247; janeduffany@yahoo.com

Need verification for incident:  U.S.S. Bulloch County (LST-509), fire incident while unloading at beach, 1966 or 1967. Contact: John Elvin, jselvin@centurytel.net

Seeking information, photos, correspondence, stories, or anecdotes of my college roommate, Brenton Charles Burgoyne, M.D., who died Oct. 24, 1970. He served on active duty July 1965-May 1967 with HQ Command and Co. B, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne). He was born in India, graduated from the Woodstock School in northern India, Asbury College, and Bowman Gray Medical School. Military assignments and postings: Ft. Sam Houston and Ft. Bragg for Special Warfare Training. Contact:  Nelson Wolfe, 13355 N. 155th E Ave., Collinsville, OK 74021; 918-261-9569; W5NW@atlasok.com

 

 

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