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VFW Magazine November 2012 : Page 49

Spc. Nicholas A. Taylor, 81st Troop Command, ARNG (Indiana), Berne, Ind. Sgt. 1st Class Matthew B. Thomas, 133rd MP Co., 51st MP Bn., ARNG (South Carolina), Travelers Rest, S.C. 1 Sgt. Louis R. Torres, 2nd Bn., 3rd Inf., 3rd BCT, Oberlin, Ohio 2 Master Sgt. Gregory R. Trent, 4th Bn., 3rd Special Forces Group, Norton, Mass. Spc. Clarence Williams III, 978th MP Co., 93rd MP Bn., 1st Armored Div., Brooksville, Fla. Sgt. David V. Williams, 2nd Bn., 1st Inf., 2nd BCT, 2nd Inf. Div., Frederick, Md. Sgt. Eric E. Williams, C Co., 3rd Bn., 82nd Combat Aviation Bde., 82nd Abn. Div., Murrieta, Calif. Spc. Sterling W. Wyatt, 5th Bn., 20th Inf., 3rd BCT, 2nd Inf. Div., Columbia, Mo. Petty Offi cer 1st Class Darrel L. Enos, 3rd Marine Special Ops Bn., Colorado Springs, Colo. Petty Offi cer 1st Class Patrick D. Feeks, assigned to a West Coast-based SEAL unit, Edgewater, Md. Petty Offi cer 2nd Class David J. Warsen, assigned to a West Coast-based SEAL unit, Kentwood, Mich. FIND YOUR OLD UNIT Reunions & Claims R EUNION C OORDINATORS : To publicize your unit’s reunion, fi ll out the form on page 54 of the February 2012 VFW magazine or submit a form online at: www.vfw.org/ReunionForm . Send paper submissions to “Reunions,” VFW Mag-a zine, 406 W. 34th St., Suite 523, Kansas City, MO 64111. Incom plet e or il leg i ble forms will be dis card ed. Submit at least four months in ad vance of reunion date. VFW members only. DEATHS TO ACCIDENTS & DISEASE, ETC. ARMY Staff Sgt. Raul M. Guerra, 502nd MI Bn., 201st Battlefi eld Surveillance Bde., Union City, N.J. Pfc. Patricia L. Horne, 96th Aviation Support Bn., 101st Combat Aviation Bde., 101st Abn. Div., Greenwood, Miss. Staff Sgt. Matthew J. Leach, 1st Bn., 334th Regt., 1st Bde., 104th Training Div., Ferndale, Mich. Capt. Bruce A. MacFarlane, 1186th Trans. Co., 831st Trans. Bn., USAR, Oviedo, Fla. Sgt. Erik N. May, 2nd Bn., 16th Inf., 4th BCT, 1st Inf. Div., Independence, Kan. Spc. Kyle B. McClain, 1433rd Eng. Co., 507th Eng. Bn., 177th MP Bde., ARNG (Michigan), Rochester Hills, Mich. Spc. Benjamin C. Pleitez, 1072nd Trans. Co., 746th Combat Sustainment Support Bn., 224th Sustainment Bde., ARNG (California), Turlock, Calif. Pfc. Jeffrey L. Rice, 20th Eng. Bn., 36th Eng. Bde., Troy, Ohio Spc. Kyle R. Rookey, 4th Brigade Special Troops Bn., 4th BCT, 4th Inf. Div., Oswego, N.Y. Maj. Paul C. Voelke, 1st Bn., 30th Inf., 2nd BCT, 3rd Inf. Div., Monroe, N.Y. 4 Staff Sgt. Jessica M. Wing, 1st Bn., 126th Aviation, ARNG (Maine), Alexandria, Va. 5 MARINE CORPS Cpl. Joshua R. Ashley , 2nd Law Enforcement Bn., Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. Cpl. Taylor J. Baune , 1st Bn., 7th Marines, 1st Marine Div., Andover, Minn. Lance Cpl. Gregory T. Buckley, 3rd Bn., 8th Marines, 2nd Marine Div., Oceanside, N.Y. Staff Sgt. Gregory T. Copes, 3rd Marine Special Ops Bn., Lynch Station, Va. Lance Cpl. Niall W. Coti-Sears, 1st Bn., 7th Marines, 1st Marine Div., Arlington, Va. Staff Sgt. Scott E. Dickinson, 3rd Bn., 8th Marines, 2nd Marine Div., San Diego, Calif. Lance Cpl. Curtis J. Duarte, 1st Bn., 7th Marines, 1st Marine Div., Covina, Calif. Gunnery Sgt. Jonathan W. Gifford, 2nd Marine Special Ops Bn., Palm Bay, Fla. Sgt. Justin M. Hansen, 2nd Marine Special Ops Bn., Traverse City, Mich. Lance Cpl. Hunter D. Hogan, 1st Bn., 8th Marines, 2nd Marine Div., Norman, Ind. Gunnery Sgt. Ryan Jeschke, 1st Marine Special Ops Bn., Herndon, Va. Cpl. Daniel L. Linnabary II, 2nd Tank Bn., 2nd Marine Div., Hubert, N.C. Capt. Matthew P. Manoukian, 1st Marine Special Ops Bn., Los Altos Hills, Calif. Lance Cpl. Eugene C. Mills III, 1st Bn., 8th Marines, 2nd Marine Div., Laurel, Md. Staff Sgt. Sky R. Mote, 1st Marine Special Ops Bn., El Dorado, Calif. Gunnery Sgt. Daniel J. Price, 1st Marine Special Ops Bn., Holland, Mich. Cpl. Richard A. Rivera, Jr., 3rd Bn., 8th Marines, 2nd Marine Div., Ventura, Calif. Pfc. Steven P. Stevens II, 1st Combat Eng. Bn., 1st Marine Div., Tallahassee, Fla. Lance Cpl. Alec R. Terwiske, 1st Combat Eng. Bn., 1st Marine Div., Dubois, Ind. AIR FORCE 3rd Tactical Fighter Wing, Bien Hoa: Tim Pierce (864) 653-7510, Tap6869nam@yahoo.com 510th Fighter Sqdn., 1949-Present: Guy Wright (734) 740-3164, Wrightguy15@yahoo.com ARMY 11th Pathfi nder Co., 1st Cav. Div.: Rob Wolaver (765) 567-6138, RWolaver@gmail.com 162nd AHC: Don Welch (727) 667-0644, dwelch98@tampabay.rr.com 282nd Assault Helicopter Co. : Jose C. Cano, Jr. (254) 675-8729, Jcano1a@clear.net 416th Eng. Command: Larry Czepiel (815) 836-8082, Ljcz@msn.com 507th Parachute Inf., 17th & 82nd Abn. WWII: V. Evans (404) 722-9492, Vicki@gms.com A Trp, 2nd Sqdn., 17th Cav., 101st Airborne Div. : Mike Mabe (336) 782-6258, President@alphatroopalumni.com MARINE CORPS 1st Bn., 1st Marine Reg., Vietnam : Will Lomen (206) 323-6461, wlomen@hotmail.com F Co., 2nd Bn., 1st Marines Vietnam, Aug. 1966-July 1967: Dieter H. Maass (920) 849-2988, DieterMaass@centurytel.net LPH-5: Garland Smith (909) 237-9565, PrincetonLPH5@verizon.net continued on page 54 ➤ NAVY Naval Aircrewman 2nd Class Joseph P. Fitzmorris , Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Sqdn. 15, Ruston, La. 5 Chief Naval Aircrewman Sean P. Sullivan , Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Sqdn. 15, St. Louis, Mo. 1 C LAIMS died in San Antonio, Texas died in Bethesda, Md. 3 died at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany. 4 died in Kuwait City, Kuwait 5 died in Oman. 2 Readers are urged to help these vet s seek ing claim sub stan ti a tion state ments. Respond directly to the per son list ed at the end of the claim as sis tance re quest. This ser-vice is provided for VFW members who are in the process of fi ling a VA claim. Please submit your claim online at www.vfw.org/ClaimForm or use the form on page 54 of the February 2012 issue and send to: VFW Magazine, 406 W. 34th Street, Suite 523, Kansas City, MO 64111. If you need assistance in pre par ing a claim, con tact your local VFW Service Of fi c er. See March 2010 VFW magazine, p. 44, for listing. 432 Tact. Rec. Wing Supply Sqdn., Ubon, Thailand, 1966-1967 — Seeking anyone who can verify storage of Agent Orange in base warehouse to substantiate medical claim—Thomas Fitzpatrick, (631) 849-5280, Tomfi tz32@gmail.com USS LST-619, 1944 — Seeking anyone who can verify a dysentery medical claim—William L. Shockley, (360) 914-2485, Brannon1221@gmail.com A Co., 64th Support Bn., Wiesbaden Air Base, Feb. 1, 1984 — Seeking anyone from the mentioned unit who can substantiate hurt back claim. Gregory Dean Woodruff, (540) 862-5780, Woodruffg@aol.com USS Gra as or USS Elkhorn, 1968-1969 — Seeking any shipmates who remember me obtaining a head injury from port glass and its cover to substantiate a medical claim—Rick L. Scott, (239) 936-1447 continued on page 54 ➤ NAVY Petty Offi cer 3rd Class Clayton R. Beauchamp, 1st Bn., 1st Marines, RCT 6, 1st Marine Div., Weatherford, Texas 3 Petty Offi cer 2nd Class Michael J. Brodsky, Navy Region Southwest Security Detachment, Tamarac, Fla. Petty Offi cer 1st Class Sean P. Carson, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 3, Des Moines, Wash. ACR=Armored Cavalry Regiment AFR=Air Force Reserve ANG=Air National Guard ARNG=Army National Guard BCT=Brigade Combat Team FA=Field Artillery Regiment IRR=Individual Ready Reserve MCR=Marine Corps Reserve MEU=Marine Expeditionary Unit MI=Military Intelligence MP=Military Police MTT=Military Training Team RCT=Regimental Combat Team USAR=Army Reserve NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2012 • WWW.VFW.ORG • 49

Reunions & Claims

REUNION COORDINATORS: To publicize your unit’s reunion, fill out the form on page 54 of the February 2012 VFW magazine or submit a form online at: www.vfw.org/ReunionForm. Send paper submissions to “Reunions,” VFW Maga zine, 406 W. 34th St., Suite 523, Kansas City, MO 64111. Incomplete or illegible forms will be dis card ed. Submit at least four months in ad vance of reunion date.<br /> <br /> VFW members only.<br /> <br /> AIR FORCE <br /> <br /> 3rd Tactical Fighter Wing, Bien Hoa: Tim Pierce (864) 653- 7510, Tap6869nam@yahoo.com <br /> <br /> 510th Fighter Sqdn., 1949-Present: Guy Wright (734) 740- 3164, Wrightguy15@yahoo.com <br /> <br /> ARMY <br /> <br /> 11th Pathfinder Co., 1st Cav. Div.: Rob Wolaver (765) 567- 6138, Rwolaver@gmail.com <br /> <br /> 162nd AHC: Don Welch (727) 667-0644, dwelch98@tampabay.rr.com <br /> <br /> 282nd Assault Helicopter Co. : Jose C. Cano, Jr. (254) 675- 8729, Jcano1a@clear.net <br /> <br /> 416th Eng. Command: Larry Czepiel (815) 836-8082, Ljcz@msn.com <br /> <br /> 507th Parachute Inf., 17th & 82nd Abn. WWII: V. Evans (404) 722-9492, Vicki@gms.com <br /> <br /> A Trp, 2nd Sqdn., 17th Cav., 101st Airborne Div. : Mike Mabe(336) 782-6258, President@alphatroopalumni.com <br /> <br /> MARINE CORPS <br /> <br /> 1st Bn., 1st Marine Reg., Vietnam : Will Lomen (206) 323- 6461, wlomen@hotmail.com <br /> <br /> F Co., 2nd Bn., 1st Marines Vietnam, Aug. 1966-July 1967: Dieter H. Maass (920) 849-2988, DieterMaass@centurytel.net <br /> <br /> LPH-5: Garland Smith (909) 237-9565, PrincetonLPH5@verizon.net<br /> <br /> NAVY <br /> <br /> East Coast Seabee Reunion, all eras.: Bruce MacDougall (804) 921-4753, SeebeeMacd40@verizon.net <br /> <br /> MCB-74 Seabees, Vietnam 1967-1972: Dan Bower (810) 938- 8146, Beatleboots1949@comcast.net <br /> <br /> NMCB-20 Seabees: Frank Thompson (804) 921-4753, Seabee@bardstowncable.net <br /> <br /> USS Carpenter DD-825: Coy Ritchi (303) 627-1527, CoyRitchie@aol.com <br /> <br /> USS Cogswell DD-651: George H. Overman (760) 889-2216, Secretary@USSCogswell.com <br /> <br /> USS Deuel APA-160: Larry Bromlem (708) 361-8873 USS George Washington Carver SSBN-656: Tom Hanley Webmaster@gwcarver.org <br /> <br /> USS Inchon LPH/MCS-12 : David Fix (717) 203-4152, USSInchon@gmail.com <br /> <br /> USS John King DD-G3: Ed Garrett (802) 368-7501, Garrettep2@myfairpoint.net <br /> <br /> USS Lapon SS-260, SSN-661: Raymond Zieverink (803) 324- 1414, Lapon.Reunion@yahoo.com <br /> <br /> USS Liberty AGTR-5: Moe Shafer (770) 363-3986, Moe.Shafer@harbingernational.com <br /> <br /> USS Monticello LSD-35: Robert Behm (209) 772-0543, Beamer@USSMonticello.com <br /> <br /> USS Power DD-839: John Pinto (352) 527-2352, Jpinto839@gmail.com <br /> <br /> USS San Marcos LSD-25: Raymond L. Willis (419) 331-4699, RayWillis44@yahoo.com <br /> <br /> USS William M. Wood DD/DDR-715: Jack Walters (412) 461- 6010, JckWalters@yahoo.com <br /> <br /> USS Zelima AF-49: Fred Neeleman (209) 629-6613, Coors4Fred@msn.com <br /> <br /> VS-29, All Hands: Don Barnes (850) 897-8946, Catdonb@aol.com<br /> <br /> PROPOSED <br /> <br /> 14th Inf. Regt., 25th Inf. Div., Korea and Hawaii, 1953-55: James L. Turner (678) 294-8276, JLTurner1935@yahoo.com <br /> <br /> 411th Civil Affairs, Bn. Level: Morton Katz (860) 677-6771 USS John A. Bole DD-755: Mike Springer (715) 536-1526, MikeSpringer755@charter.net <br /> <br /> AUTHOR QUERIES<br /> <br /> Baron-52 SAR Mission personnel—Seeking anyone associated with the Baron-52 SAR mission, specifi cally the team’s leader, along with the 23 individuals whose signatures appear on the SAR logs. I am doing a research project that involves legal representation and your input might be potentially beneficial to all— John Charles Matejov,(307) 683-2843, jmatejov@trcable.tv <br /> <br /> WWII or Korean War, Jo Stafford—Seeking veterans who would like to talk about Jo Stafford. I’m interested in hearing about anything you want to say with respect to her singing, live performances, USO tours, concerts, Paramount, Tommy Dorsey Band, Pied Pipers, recordings including V-Discs, radio and AFRS, Radio Luxembourg, VOA. —Jerry Osterberg, 141 Tullamore Road, Garden City, NY 11530, (516) 248-7549, Osterbergg@aol.com <br /> <br /> WWII Hospitals—Seeking anyone who has information on convalescent hospitals and centers in the United Kingdom during WWII for book research—Fran and Martin Collins, Francollins@mail.com<br /> <br /> CLAIMS<br /> <br /> Readers are urged to help these vet s seek ing claim sub stan ti a tion state ments.<br /> <br /> Respond directly to the per son list ed at the end of the claim as sis tance re quest. This service is provided for VFW members who are in the process of fi ling a VA claim.<br /> <br /> Please submit your claim online at www.vfw.org/ClaimForm or use the form on page 54 of the February 2012 issue and send to: VFW Magazine, 406 W. 34th Street, Suite 523, Kansas City, MO 64111.<br /> <br /> If you need assistance in pre par ing a claim, con tact your local VFW Service Officer. See March 2010 VFW magazine, p. 44, for listing.<br /> <br /> 432 Tact. Rec. Wing Supply Sqdn., Ubon, Thailand, 1966-1967—Seeking anyone who can verify storage of Agent Orange in base warehouse to substantiate medical claim—Thomas Fitzpatrick, (631) 849-5280, Tomfi tz32@gmail.com <br /> <br /> USS LST-619, 1944—Seeking anyone who can verify a dysentery medical claim—William L. Shockley, (360) 914-2485, Brannon1221@gmail.com <br /> <br /> A Co., 64th Support Bn., Wiesbaden Air Base, Feb. 1, 1984—Seeking anyone from the mentioned unit who can substantiate hurt back claim. Gregory Dean Woodruff, (540) 862-5780, Woodruffg@aol.com <br /> <br /> USS Graffias or USS Elkhorn, 1968-1969—Seeking any shipmates who remember me obtaining a head injury from port glass and its cover to substantiate a medical claim—Rick L. Scott, (239) 936-1447<br /> <br /> USS Newell, 1965—Seeking shipmates who remember Roland “Pudge” Friedrick spending time in Vietnam to substantiate an Agent Orange-related death claim— Elaine Friedrick, W1776 Hofa Park Dr. Seymour, WI 54165 <br /> <br /> HHC, 1st Bn., 35th Inf., 4th Inf. Div., 1968—Seeking anyone from this unit who remembers Phillip Miller sending me to the field with B Co., for two months. On April 21, 1968, there was a five-ton truck unattended and unsecure while parked. Anyone who can recall this please contact me to substantiate a PTSD medical claim—Barry Keefer, (717) 689 0810, BarryKeefer@comcast.net

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