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LOCATOR A VVA STAFF REPORT Send your Locator or Reunion notices to Locator, The VVA Veteran, 8719 Colesville Road, Suite 100, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Alternately, send an email to veteranlocator@ gmail.com or mkeating@vva.org The Locator and Reunion services are provided without charge. Searching for Capt. Dick Lewis , USAF. We met in 1964 when I was at Ft. Bragg and he was at Pope AFB . Later, when I was in Pleiku, he flew into the airport in his C-130 (#956) and we met again. I came home in May 1966 and have often wondered what happened to him. Contact: David J. Glazener, 1914 Surrey Cir., Grand Prairie, TX 75050-6329; 972-642-3131; texasbigfoot69@gmail.com Trying to find anyone who served aboard the U.S.S. Josephus Daniels , 1970-74. Also seeking anyone who served aboard the ship and ended up with prostate cancer or any other disease caused by Agent Orange exposure. Contact: outlawric2002@yahoo.com Looking for Bob McKenna, Mario Nuccio, Jack Hansen, Bob “Bruce” Beard (who rode broncos in the rodeo), or anyone else who served in the Navy at Buckley Naval Air Station , 1950-53. Also want to know if any reunions are taking place. Contact: Anthony Marinaro, amarinaro@cox.net Seeking anyone who served with my father, Master Sgt. Joseph E. Walker , 1954-78. He passed away on August 17. Contact: Bertha Walker, bertharedcorvette @msn.com Trying to contact Cpt. Mays, Sgt. Britt, Sgt. Yost, Bok Mo (strike force interpreter), or any other members of the SF A-252 Team from Plei Morong. Contact: Jim Barker, 408-401-7939; erodemango@yahoo.com I served with the VMA-133 USMC Air Reserve Training Detachment , Alameda, Calif. Need information regarding a helicopter crash that occurred between June and August of 1974 or 1975 in which seven Marines died . I served with E-9 Phillip Hendricks and Warrant Officer 3 Carl H. Gassoway . Contact: Ronald K. Miller, 47480 Metz Rd., New Waterford, OH 44445; 330-457-0179. My uncle, Wesley “Tank” Taylor , is looking for James Lewis Cole (from Las Vegas) who served with him in the 124th Transportation Command , Cam Ranh Bay. Cole drove the Gun Truck Gambler for the platoon. Contact: Jennifer Girgan, jennifergirgan@yahoo.com Looking for any Navy corpsmen who served with the 3rd 8-Inch Howitzer Btry. (SP) . Contact: Bill Bruckner, 414-257-2533; anhoa68@wi.rr.com I am a military historian, writing a book about battlefield commissions , soldiers promoted from the ranks to officer because of bravery and leadership. Looking for anyone who can give me examples: name, date, location, event. Contact: Ed Feldman, 2765 Peachtree Rd. #9, Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-261-4998. Need help verifying TDY to Vietnam, late 1969 or early 1970. I was with Co. B, 1st Engineers, 1st Cav. Div. We flew out of Ft. Lewis as a company-size unit to Cam Ranh Bay, where we were split up into different units. I was building roads about ten miles from Cam Ranh. Our medic was Garrett and Sgt. Cook was a cook. Contact: Fred McCracken, 1531 S. 30th St., Escanaba, MI 49829; 906-786-7490. Looking for anyone who served with Michael Clancy, 168th Combat Engineers, B Co. , Lai Khe, 1965-66. Contact: Donna Lomeli, 951-763-4831; donna-nana@sbcglobal.net Looking to contact former Major Richard L. Cary , with whom I served in the 7th Special Forces Grp. and the Special Military Intelligence Activities Team in Vietnam, 1964-65. We were involved in the investigation of the death of SSG Wilfrid N. Bourgeois on August 17, 1964. Contact: Carl Gidlund, 9232 N. Clarkview Pl., Hayden Lake, ID 83835; 208-772-8299; SmokeJumper@ roadrunner.com Looking for Tom Allen who served with the Airborne Rangers , Vietnam, 1970. He lived near San Pedro, Calif., in 1971 and then in Bellingham, Wash. Contact: Melani Guyot, tropical1@cox.net Seeking Lt. William Holland, Rifle Platoon Ldr., 25th Inf. Div. , Nui Ba Den, 1969-70. Contact: Bernard “Buddy” Bohager, Jr., BBohager@aol.com Seeking anyone with memorial tattoos of people who have died in war . I am a Marine Corps photographer working on a project documenting such people. Contact: Randy Clinton, 212-784-0160 (work); 347-213-8841 (cell); randall.clinton@usmc.mil Anh Tu Yet Thi Bui is searching for Latino Army veteran, Sam , who served in Vung Tau , 1965-67. Contact: rogergato69 @yahoo.com Seeking anyone who knew or served with my father, PFC Richard Kimball, Jr., D Co., HHC, 2nd Bn., 503rd Inf., 173rd Abn. Bde. , who was killed in action in Vietnam, November 1967. I was only two years old when he died and have no memory of him. Contact: Kimberly Kimball Gonzales, kmylou@comcast.net Looking for Jeffrey L. Ashley, Medic, Team 7, 41st Civil Affairs Co. , Phan Thiet, 1967-68. He attended Stanford University and served as an Army civilian in Vietnam, 1972. Contact: Patrick S. Brady, 206-689-8570; patsbrady@comcast.net Seeking tactical maps of the Saigon/Tan Son Nhut area , Gia Dhin sector, later Gia Dhin Province area, 1965-70. The maps are needed for presentations on the Vietnam War to be given to high school students. The maps will be reproduced and enhanced. The originals, along with the enhanced copies, will be returned. Contact: Foxassoc1@aol.com Seeking a U.S.S. Talladega (APA-208) Cruise Book , 1965-66. Contact: Gene Mathis, gmsecure@aol.com I am a reporter with Nagasaki Broadcasting Co. in Japan. I am researching the nuclear and biochemical warfare training of U.S. forces in Okinawa during and after the Vietnam War. I would like to know what kind of training they received and whether or not they were exposed to radiation or chemical agents and got sick. I would like to hear from anyone with any information or stories. Also searching for Thomas Dereler (unsure of spelling), an engineer of the 3rd Marine Div. , who was sent to Vietnam in 1966 and stayed in Camp Haig, Okinawa, in 1967. Contact: Tatsuo Sekiguchi, Nagasaki Broadcasting Co., 1-35 Uwamachi Nagasaki city, Japan; 095-820-1041; 095-821-6599 (fax); t-sekiguchi@nbc-nagasaki.co.jp The Maine State Prison is now removing address labels from all correspondence. To all correspondents: Place your full address on the letter of correspondence itself. A name and address must still appear on any envelope and prisoner-to-prisoner mail is still not allowed. Contact: Al H. Saunders #437 or Frank D. Fournier #163, Maine State Prison, 807 Cushing Rd., Unit 500, Warren, ME 04864-4600. Looking for SSG William W. Moore, 1st Plt., F Troop, 17th Cav., 196th Inf. Bde., Americal , or anyone who served with 1st Plt., 1970-71. Contact: Ken Biscan, 595 Neeley Rd., Guston, KY 40142; Ftroop16@aol.com Searching for 1LT Bruce G. Furbish, Company Commander, 546th Medical Co. (Clr.) , Ft. Benning, 1971. Also need help for VA claims: Searching for anyone who served with me in 546 Medical Clearing Co. , Ft. Benning, 1971, and recalls the hostility expressed by the general public in Columbus, Atlanta, or Phenix City, Ala. . Need statements regarding Agent Orange and MSO deployment at Ft. Polk, 1970, or Ft. Benning, 1971. Seeking anyone with information regarding discharge physicals conducted at Redstone Arsenal , 1971. Contact: Phillip M. Carter, 333 Millsaps Ave., Apt. 107, Jackson, MS 39202. Looking for a photo of Spec. 4 Lester Howard Clegg who served with me in Co. A, 1/5 Bn., 1st Air Cav. , Vietnam. Lester was killed in action on February 28, 1966. Contact: Fred Johnson, fred123011@ cox.net Wish to locate Michael Paul Weller , an American veteran I knew from 1970-74. He was born in July of 1944 or 1945. I knew Weller when he was first a Lieutenant and then a Captain in the armed forces and in an Airborne Div. as a helicopter pilot . He was stationed at Ft. Worth and undertook two or three tours in Vietnam. We met when he was on R&R in Australia in 1970. Contact: Sue Lord, 10 Trevatt Ct., Lutana Tasmania, Australia 7009; cushionscouture@netspace.net.au Looking for SP4s Thomas E. Donald and Gilbert B. Wallen . Both were stationed at HQ Detachment, Qui Nhon Support Command and were wounded in an accidental explosion on June 1, 1969. Contact: Robert P. Teetz, 256-683-3635; lighthouseaf@knology.net Looking for anyone who served with me in the Mobile Riverine Force on Alpha 131-4 , July 1968-August 1969. I was the Third Class Gunners Mate . I would like some photos. Contact: Rob Somerville, exdet@optonline.net Need help for a claim. Looking for anyone who served on U.S.S. Sierra (AD-18) , 1966-68, and remembers “Mac,” the boatswainmate who was coxswain and crane operator . Contact: Leonard McCarthy, 4162 Larkin Rd., Bernard, IA 52032; 563-879-3373; pcks@netins.net Looking for family members or fellow Marines of Sgt. Jesus Roberto Vasquez, EOD Det., Ammo Co., Supply Bn., 1st Force Svc. Rgt., III MAF (from El Paso). Vasquez was killed in action on January 30, 1968. We would like permission to honor him by having a park or street named after him in El Paso. Contact: Dolores Ituarte-Valenzuela, lola_v63@yahoo.com Looking for Connie “Mondo” Gullat who served with 522nd MP Co., II Field Force , Vietnam, 1967-68. He later served as a gunner on a colonel’s Chinook . Contact: Les Beck, dlbeck@sti.net Looking for William Mulvey, 101st AB, 2/506th Inf., A Co. , who was wounded on July 22, 1970, during a battle at Firebase Ripcord in which the whole company was surrounded. Contact: Martin Glennon, mmjg92649@aol.com Looking for anyone who served with 29th Trans. Co. (DS) , Stuttgart Airfield, January 1972-June 1974. Contact: Robert “Zachariah” Czachor, zachariahzak@ netscape.net Looking for Clinton D. Edwards who served on Riverboat MSR7 on November 4, 1969, with MINE Div. 113 . Contact: REUNIONS, ETC. U.S.S. Ault (DD-698) , April 28-May 2, Mobile, Ala. Contact: Tony Fuentes, 1614 Adobe Springs Dr., San Antonio, TX 78232; 210-495-9554; fountain48 @sbcglobal.net or Carol Peterson, Bay City Tours, 800-338-5597. ASA men stationed in Helemano, Hawaii , as part of 8605th AAU, 5th ASA FS , or Det. 5, 2nd Sig. Svc. Bn. ; April 7-10, Jacksonville, Fla. Contact: Dick Dixon, 6128 17th Ave., Meridian, MS 39305; 601-485-7567. U.S.S. Amphion (AR-13) , U.S.S. Arcadia (Ad-23) , U.S.S. Marias (AO-57) , May 12-15, Savannah, Ga. Contact: Todd Gillette, 448 W. Lancaster Rd., Freeport, IL 61032; 815-238-8369; mcaanreunion@yahoo.com U.S.S. Cadmus (AR-14) , May 12-15, Savannah, Ga. Contact: Robert E. Baschmann, 11231 Bullis Rd., Marilla, NY 14102; 716-655-5415; mcaanreunion@yahoo.com or visit online at www.mlrsinc.com/cadmus U.S.S. Cambria (APA-36) , April 14-17, Pensacola, Fla. Contact: Andrew Henry, Jr., 4412 Flintstone Rd., Alexandria, VA 22306; 703-660-8602; usscambria@gmail.com or visit online at www.mlrsinc.com/cambria U.S.S. Pawcatuck (AO-108) , May 9-12, Chattanooga, Tenn. Contact: David Willis, 15807 Cimarron Dr., Surprise, AZ 85374; 623-214-9835; dwshs53@aol.com or visit online at www.usspawcatuck.org or www.mlrsinc.com/pawcatuck U.S.S. Purdy (DD-734) , April 13-17, Chattanooga, Tenn. Contact: Larry DiPasquale, 3744 Surrey Dr., Allentown, PA 18103-5329; 610-433-4787; chiefdi@juno.com or visit online at www.mlrsinc.com/purdy U.S.S. Tarawa (CV/CVA/CVS-40) , April 28-May 1, Baltimore. Contact: Cliff Gardner, 465 Gardiner Rd., Lot 35, W. Kingston, RI 02892; 401-539-1149; or visit online at www.mlrsinc.com/ tarawa or www.usstarawavets.org Brotherhood of Dak To Defenders, 299th CBT Engrs. , July 20-23, Seattle, at Seattle Airport Marriott, 206-241-2000. Contact: Jay Gearhart, 231-922-3471. 6th and 7th Bns., 15th Arty. (Vietnam, 1966-71), May 12-15, Branson, Mo. All 15 FA Bns. and wars welcome. Contact: John Caldwell, 703-922-6324; john6361@gmail.com or visit online at www.landscaper.net East Coast All Seabee Reunion , February 25-27, Hampton, Va. Contact: Bruce MacDougall, 804-921-4753; or visit online at www.vietnam-era-seabees.org VMA (aw) 533 (Chu Lai, Vietnam and Iwakuni, Japan, 1969-70), May 2011, Las Vegas. Contact: Jay F. Grams, 7937 Alpine NW, Sparta, MI 49345; 616-291-9023; JGrams1@aol.com 27thAnnual Tet Party Remembrance Reunion (Sponsored by Vietnam Veterans of Westmoreland Co.), February 26, New Stanton, Pa., at the Hempfield Hunt Club. Contact: Bill Shupe, 724-872-6742; shupermanrules @msn.com U.S.S. Gunston Hall (LSD-5) , May 1-3, Seattle. Contact: Ron Kennedy, 623-907-3688; ussgunstonhalllsd5 @yahoo.com NMCB-1 Seabees , February 25-27, Hampton, Va. Contact: Peter Dowd; 781-837-0393; mcb1reunion@verizon.net 101st Airborne Ripcord Reunion , October 5-10, 2011, Indianapolis, at the Indianapolis Marriott East. Anyone connected to this battle is welcome. Contact: Martin J. Glennon, 219-962-4548 (work); 219-241-2980 (cell); or Indianapolis Marriott East, 7202 East 21st St., Indianapolis, IN 46256-1750; 317-322-3716. 2nd/11th Field Arty. Vietnam Reunion , February 11. Contact: Paul Pelleschi, mjsp.1@verizon.net Ω Jerry Griffin, 817-692-5123; jgriffin27@ charter.net Looking for MRs who served aboard U.S.S. Point Defiance (LSD-31) , 1968-71, or anyone who remembers me. I was an MR-2 . Contact: Charles Kellett, 423-987-8220; charleskellett@yahoo.com Trying to locate Hank Hoteling (from N.Y.), 196th Light Inf. , Vietnam, 1967-68. He was also AIT at Jackson, S.C. Also looking for John Ezel, Alpha Co. 3/21 , 1967-68. He was wounded along with me in early January 1968. Contact: Charles “Country” Smith, Jr., 5645 Mt. Hermon Church Rd., Salisbury, MD 21804; 410-749-2643; smithmartyscout@verizon.net Looking for SGT Segan, Dave Bridal, West, George Rose , or anyone else who served with me, Air Police, Westover Air Base , 1958-62. Contact: Anthony Frisco, 100 Springdale Rd., A3, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003; 856-296-3569; 7169shep@ comcast.net Searching for Abraham Collins (from Ocala, Fla.), A-1/502 Inf. , LZ Sally, 1969-70. Contact: James F. Hines, 5122 12th St., N.E., Washington, D.C. 20011-6412; 202-320-0006; smooth819@yahoo.com Need help for VA claim. Looking for medical records from November 1965-68, especially May 1966-67. There was a mortar attack at Tan Son Nhut Repo Depot , May 1966, Capt. Dynamite Antenna Hill 562 , February 1967. Two of us were injured restoring communication. Contact: George H. Cohn, N3439 Scenic Dr., Cascade, WI 53011-1143. Looking for SP4 Noel Kuntz, Sgt. Ulysses Jones , and Capt. Goodman, A, H.Q. Co., 1st Inf. Div. , Dian. There was an incident at Saigon Docks , September 14, 1967. Contact: Tom Conti, 1421 S.E. 32nd St., Cape Coral, FL 33904; 239-540-9425; tcjcconti@juno.com Looking for Joe Martinez (from Calif.), who served with me in FLSG Truck Co. , Da Nang, 1966. We also served together in Okinawa , 1965. Contact: Joe Falzone, 972-442-6466; jfalzone@aol.com Looking for my cousin, Jack Ferguson Meeks . He was living in Pomona, Calif., when he was drafted to Vietnam. Contact: Diana Meeks, 523 North Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454; 805-922-8336. Looking for Spec. 4 Alvin Britt, Sgt. Devore , and SSG Earp who served with me in the 618th H.E.M. Co., 62nd Maint. Bn. , Pleiku. Contact: Isaac “Bobby” Robinson, 1113 MC 62, Texarkana, AR 71854; 870-653-3424; kakbob7@ yahoo.com continued on page 42 NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2010 41

Locator & Reunions

Send your Locator or Reunion notices to Locator, The VVA Veteran, 8719 Colesville Road, Suite 100, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Alternately, send an email to veteranlocator@ gmail.com or mkeating@vva.org The Locator and Reunion services are provided without charge.<br /> <br /> Searching for Capt. Dick Lewis, USAF.<br /> <br /> Wemet in 1964 when I was at Ft. Bragg and he was at PopeAFB. Later, when I was in Pleiku, he flew into the airport in his C-130 (#956) and wemet again. I came home inMay 1966 and have often wondered what happened to him. Contact: David J. Glazener, 1914 Surrey Cir., Grand Prairie, TX 75050-6329; 972-642-3131; texasbigfoot69@gmail.com Trying to find anyone who served aboard the U.S.S. Josephus Daniels, 1970-74.Also seeking anyone who served aboard the ship and ended up with prostate cancer or any other disease caused by Agent Orange exposure. Contact: outlawric2002@yahoo.com Looking for BobMcKenna,Mario Nuccio, Jack Hansen, Bob “Bruce” Beard (who rode broncos in the rodeo), or anyone else who served in the Navy at Buckley NavalAir Station, 1950-53.<br /> <br /> Also want to know if any reunions are taking place. Contact:AnthonyMarinaro, amarinaro@cox.net Seeking anyone who served with my father,Master Sgt. Joseph E.Walker, 1954-78. He passed away onAugust 17.<br /> <br /> Contact: BerthaWalker, bertharedcorvette @msn.com Trying to contact Cpt.Mays, Sgt.<br /> <br /> Britt, Sgt.Yost, BokMo (strike force interpreter), or any other members of the SFA-252 Team from PleiMorong.<br /> <br /> Contact: Jim Barker, 408-401-7939; erodemango@yahoo.com I served with the VMA-133 USMC Air ReserveTraining Detachment, Alameda, Calif. Need information regarding a helicopter crash that occurred between June andAugust of 1974 or 1975 in which sevenMarines died. I served with E-9 PhillipHendricks andWarrant Officer 3 CarlH.Gassoway. Contact: Ronald K.Miller, 47480Metz Rd., New Waterford, OH 44445; 330-457-0179.<br /> <br /> My uncle,Wesley “Tank” Taylor, is looking for James Lewis Cole (from Las Vegas) who served with him in the 124th Transportation Command, Cam Ranh Bay. Cole drove the Gun Truck Gambler for the platoon. Contact: Jennifer Girgan, jennifergirgan@yahoo.com Looking for any Navy corpsmen who served with the 3rd 8-Inch Howitzer Btry. (SP). Contact: Bill Bruckner, 414- 257-2533; anhoa68@wi.rr.com I am a military historian, writing a book about battlefield commissions, soldiers promoted from the ranks to officer because of bravery and leadership.<br /> <br /> Looking for anyone who can give me examples: name, date, location, event.<br /> <br /> Contact: Ed Feldman, 2765 Peachtree Rd. #9,Atlanta, GA 30305; 404-261-4998.<br /> <br /> Need help verifying TDY toVietnam, late 1969 or early 1970. I was with Co. B, 1st Engineers, 1st Cav. Div.We flew out of Ft. Lewis as a company-size unit to Cam Ranh Bay, where we were split up into different units. I was building roads about tenmiles fromCamRanh. Ourmedic was Garrett and Sgt. Cook was a cook.<br /> <br /> Contact: FredMcCracken, 1531 S. 30th St., Escanaba,MI 49829; 906-786-7490.<br /> <br /> Looking for anyone who served with Michael Clancy, 168th Combat Engineers, B Co., Lai Khe, 1965-66.<br /> <br /> Contact: Donna Lomeli, 951-763-4831; donna-nana@sbcglobal.net Looking to contact formerMajor Richard L. Cary, with whom I served in the 7th Special Forces Grp. And the SpecialMilitary IntelligenceActivities Team inVietnam, 1964-65.We were involved in the investigation of the death of SSGWilfrid N. Bourgeois onAugust 17, 1964. Contact: Carl Gidlund, 9232 N. Clarkview Pl., Hayden Lake, ID 83835; 208-772-8299; SmokeJumper@ roadrunner.com Looking for TomAllenwho servedwith theAirborneRangers,Vietnam, 1970.<br /> <br /> He lived near San Pedro, Calif., in 1971 and then in Bellingham,Wash. Contact: Melani Guyot, tropical1@cox.net Seeking Lt.William Holland, Rifle Platoon Ldr., 25th Inf. Div., Nui Ba Den, 1969-70. Contact: Bernard “Buddy” Bohager, Jr., Bbohager@aol.com Seeking anyone with memorial tattoos of people who have died in war.<br /> <br /> I am aMarine Corps photographer working on a project documenting such people. Contact: Randy Clinton, 212-784- 0160 (work); 347-213-8841 (cell); randall.clinton@usmc.mil Anh TuYet Thi Bui is searching for LatinoArmy veteran, Sam, who served in Vung Tau, 1965-67. Contact: rogergato69 @yahoo.com Seeking anyone who knew or served with my father, PFC Richard Kimball, Jr., D Co., HHC, 2nd Bn., 503rd Inf., 173rdAbn. Bde., who was killed in action inVietnam, November 1967. I was only two years old when he died and have no memory of him. Contact: Kimberly Kimball Gonzales, kmylou@comcast.net Looking for Jeffrey L.Ashley,Medic, Team7, 41stCivilAffairsCo., Phan Thiet, 1967-68.He attended StanfordUniversity and served as anArmy civilian inVietnam,<br /> <br /> 1972. Contact: Patrick S. Brady, 206-689- 8570; patsbrady@comcast.net Seeking tacticalmaps of the Saigon/Tan Son Nhut area, Gia Dhin sector, later Gia Dhin Province area, 1965-<br /> <br /> 70. The maps are needed for presentations on theVietnamWar to be given to high school students. The maps will be reproduced and enhanced. The originals, along with the enhanced copies, will be returned. Contact: Foxassoc1@aol.com Seeking a U.S.S. Talladega (APA-208) Cruise Book, 1965-66. Contact: Gene Mathis, gmsecure@aol.com I am a reporter with Nagasaki Broadcasting Co. In Japan. I am researching the nuclear and biochemical warfare training of U.S. forces in Okinawa during and after theVietnam War. I would like to know what kind of training they received and whether or not they were exposed to radiation or chemical agents and got sick. I would like to hear from anyone with any information or stories.Also searching for Thomas Dereler (unsure of spelling), an engineer of the 3rdMarine Div., who was sent to Vietnam in 1966 and stayed in Camp Haig, Okinawa, in 1967. Contact: Tatsuo Sekiguchi, Nagasaki Broadcasting Co., 1-35 Uwamachi Nagasaki city, Japan; 095-820-1041; 095-821-6599 (fax); t-sekiguchi@nbc-nagasaki.co.jp TheMaine State Prison is now removing address labels from all correspondence. To all correspondents: Place your full address on the letter of correspondence itself.A name and address must still appear on any envelope and prisoner-to-prisoner mail is still not allowed. Contact:Al H. Saunders #437 or Frank D. Fournier #163,Maine State Prison, 807 Cushing Rd., Unit 500, Warren,ME 04864-4600.<br /> <br /> Looking for SSGWilliamW.Moore, 1st Plt., F Troop, 17th Cav., 196th Inf.<br /> <br /> Bde.,Americal, or anyone who served with 1st Plt., 1970-71. Contact: Ken Biscan, 595 Neeley Rd., Guston, KY 40142; Ftroop16@aol.com Searching for 1LT Bruce G. Furbish, Company Commander, 546thMedical Co. (Clr.), Ft. Benning, 1971.Also need help forVA claims: Searching for anyone who served with me in 546Medical Clearing Co., Ft. Benning, 1971, and recalls the hostility expressed by the general public in Columbus,Atlanta, or Phenix City,Ala.. Need statements regardingAgent Orange andMSO deployment at Ft. Polk, 1970, or Ft.<br /> <br /> Benning, 1971. Seeking anyone with information regarding discharge physicals conducted at RedstoneArsenal, 1971.<br /> <br /> Contact: PhillipM. Carter, 333Millsaps Ave.,Apt. 107, Jackson,MS 39202.<br /> <br /> Looking for a photo of Spec. 4 Lester Howard Clegg who served withme in Co.<br /> <br /> A, 1/5 Bn., 1stAir Cav.,Vietnam. Lester was killed in action on February 28, 1966.<br /> <br /> Contact: Fred Johnson, fred123011@ cox.net Wish to locateMichael PaulWeller, anAmerican veteran I knew from 1970-74. He was born in July of 1944 or<br /> <br /> 1945. I knewWeller when he was first a Lieutenant and then a Captain in the armed forces and in an Airborne Div. As a helicopter pilot. He was stationed at Ft.<br /> <br /> Worth and undertook two or three tours in Vietnam.We met when he was on R&R in Australia in 1970. Contact: Sue Lord, 10 Trevatt Ct., Lutana Tasmania,Australia 7009; cushionscouture@netspace.net.au Looking for SP4s Thomas E. Donald and Gilbert B.Wallen. Both were stationed at HQ Detachment, Qui Nhon Support Command and were wounded in an accidental explosion on June 1,<br /> <br /> 1969. Contact: Robert P. Teetz, 256-683- 3635; lighthouseaf@knology.net Looking for anyone who served with me in theMobile Riverine Force on Alpha 131-4, July 1968-August 1969. I was the Third Class GunnersMate. I would like some photos. Contact: Rob Somerville, exdet@optonline.net Need help for a claim. Looking for anyone who served on U.S.S. Sierra (AD-<br /> <br /> 18) , 1966-68, and remembers “Mac,” the boatswainmate who was coxswain and crane operator. Contact: Leonard McCarthy, 4162 Larkin Rd., Bernard, IA 52032; 563-879-3373; pcks@netins.net Looking for familymembers or fellow Marines of Sgt. Jesus RobertoVasquez, EOD Det.,Ammo Co., Supply Bn., 1st Force Svc. Rgt., IIIMAF (fromEl Paso).<br /> <br /> Vasquez was killed in action on January 30,<br /> <br /> 1968. We would like permission to honor himby having a park or street named after himin El Paso. Contact: Dolores Ituarte- Valenzuela, lola_v63@yahoo.com Looking for Connie “Mondo” Gullat who served with 522ndMP Co., II Field Force,Vietnam, 1967-68. He later served as a gunner on a colonel’s Chinook.<br /> <br /> Contact: Les Beck, dlbeck@sti.net Looking forWilliamMulvey, 101st AB, 2/506th Inf.,A Co., who was wounded on July 22, 1970, during a battle at Firebase Ripcord in which the whole company was surrounded. Contact:Martin Glennon, mmjg92649@aol.com Looking for anyone who served with 29th Trans. Co. (DS), StuttgartAirfield, January 1972-June 1974. Contact: Robert “Zachariah” Czachor, zachariahzak@ netscape.net Looking for Clinton D. Edwards who served on RiverboatMSR7 on November 4, 1969, withMINE Div. 113. Contact: LOCATOR A VVA STAFF REPORT Send your Locator or Reunion notices to Locator, The VVA Veteran, 8719 Colesville Road, Suite 100, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Alternately, send an email to veteranlocator@ gmail.com or mkeating@vva.org The Locator and Reunion services are provided without charge.<br /> <br /> U. S.S. Ault (DD-698),April 28-May 2,Mobile,Ala. Contact: Tony Fuentes, 1614Adobe Springs Dr., SanAntonio, TX 78232; 210-495-9554; fountain48 @sbcglobal.net or Carol Peterson, Bay City Tours, 800-338-5597.<br /> <br /> ASA men stationed in Helemano, Hawaii, as part of 8605thAAU, 5th ASA FS, or Det. 5, 2nd Sig. Svc. Bn.; April 7-10, Jacksonville, Fla. Contact: Dick Dixon, 6128 17thAve.,Meridian, MS 39305; 601-485-7567.<br /> <br /> U. S.S. Amphion (AR-13), U.S.S. Arcadia (Ad-23), U.S.S.Marias (AO-<br /> <br /> 57) ,May 12-15, Savannah, Ga. Contact: Todd Gillette, 448W. Lancaster Rd., Freeport, IL 61032; 815-238-8369; mcaanreunion@yahoo.com<br /> <br /> U. S.S. Cadmus (AR-14),May 12-15, Savannah, Ga. Contact: Robert<br /> <br /> E. Baschmann, 11231 Bullis Rd., Marilla, NY 14102; 716-655-5415; mcaanreunion@yahoo.com or visit online at www.mlrsinc.com/cadmus<br /> <br /> U. S.S. Cambria (APA-36),April 14- 17, Pensacola, Fla. Contact:Andrew Henry, Jr., 4412 Flintstone Rd., Alexandria,VA 22306; 703-660-8602; usscambria@gmail.com or visit online at www.mlrsinc.com/cambria<br /> <br /> U. S.S. Pawcatuck (AO-108),May 9- 12, Chattanooga, Tenn. Contact: David Willis, 15807 Cimarron Dr., Surprise, AZ 85374; 623-214-9835; dwshs53@aol.com or visit online at www.usspawcatuck.org or www.mlrsinc.com/pawcatuck<br /> <br /> U. S.S. Purdy (DD-734),April 13-17, Chattanooga, Tenn. Contact: Larry DiPasquale, 3744 Surrey Dr.,Allentown, PA 18103-5329; 610-433-4787; chiefdi@juno.comor visit online at www.mlrsinc.com/purdy<br /> <br /> U. S.S. Tarawa (CV/CVA/CVS-40), April 28-May 1, Baltimore. Contact: Cliff Gardner, 465 Gardiner Rd., Lot 35,<br /> <br /> W. Kingston, RI 02892; 401-539-1149; or visit online at www.mlrsinc.com/ tarawa or www.usstarawavets.org Brotherhood ofDakToDefenders, 299thCBT Engrs., July 20-23, Seattle, at SeattleAirportMarriott, 206-241-2000.<br /> <br /> Contact: Jay Gearhart, 231-922-3471.<br /> <br /> 6th and 7th Bns., 15thArty.<br /> <br /> (Vietnam, 1966-71),May 12-15, Branson,Mo.All 15 FA Bns. And wars welcome. Contact: John Caldwell, 703- 922-6324; john6361@gmail.com or visit online at www.landscaper.net East CoastAll Seabee Reunion, February 25-27, Hampton,Va. Contact: BruceMacDougall, 804-921-4753; or visit online at www.vietnam-eraseabees. org VMA (aw) 533 (Chu Lai,Vietnam and Iwakuni, Japan, 1969-70),May 2011, LasVegas. Contact: Jay F. Grams, 7937Alpine NW, Sparta,MI 49345; 616-291-9023; Jgrams1@aol.com 27thAnnualTet PartyRemembrance Reunion (Sponsored byVietnam Veterans ofWestmoreland Co.), February 26, New Stanton, Pa., at the Hempfield Hunt Club. Contact: Bill Shupe, 724-872-6742; shupermanrules @msn.com<br /> <br /> U. S.S. Gunston Hall (LSD-5),May 1-3, Seattle. Contact: Ron Kennedy, 623-907-3688; ussgunstonhalllsd5 @yahoo.com NMCB-1 Seabees, February 25-27, Hampton,Va. Contact: PeterDowd; 781- 837-0393;mcb1reunion@verizon.net 101stAirborne Ripcord Reunion, October 5-10, 2011, Indianapolis, at the IndianapolisMarriott East.Anyone connected to this battle is welcome.<br /> <br /> Contact:Martin J. Glennon, 219-962- 4548 (work); 219-241-2980 (cell); or IndianapolisMarriott East, 7202 East 21st St., Indianapolis, IN 46256-1750; 317-322-3716.<br /> <br /> 2nd/11th FieldArty.Vietnam Reunion, February 11. Contact: Paul Pelleschi, mjsp.1@verizon.netÙ REUNIONS, ETC. Jerry Griffin, 817-692-5123; jgriffin27@ charter.net Looking forMRs who served aboard<br /> <br /> U. S.S. Point Defiance (LSD-31), 1968-71, or anyone who remembers me. I was an MR-2. Contact: Charles Kellett, 423-987- 8220; charleskellett@yahoo.com Trying to locateHankHoteling (from<br /> <br /> N. Y.), 196th Light Inf.,Vietnam, 1967-68.<br /> <br /> He was also AIT at Jackson, S.C.Also looking for John Ezel,Alpha Co. 3/21, 1967-68. He was wounded along withme in early January 1968. Contact: Charles “Country” Smith, Jr., 5645Mt. Hermon Church Rd., Salisbury,MD 21804; 410- 749-2643; smithmartyscout@verizon.net Looking for SGT Segan, Dave Bridal, West, George Rose, or anyone else who served with me, Air Police,Westover Air Base, 1958-62. Contact:Anthony Frisco, 100 Springdale Rd.,A3, CherryHill, NJ 08003; 856-296-3569; 7169shep@ comcast.net Searching for Abraham Collins (from Ocala, Fla.), A-1/502 Inf., LZ Sally, 1969-<br /> <br /> 70. Contact: James F. Hines, 5122 12th St., N.E.,Washington, D.C. 20011-6412; 202-320-0006; smooth819@yahoo.com Need help forVA claim. Looking for medical records from November 1965- 68, especiallyMay 1966-67. There was a mortar attack at Tan Son Nhut Repo Depot,May 1966, Capt. Dynamite Antenna Hill 562, February 1967. Two of us were injured restoring communication.<br /> <br /> Contact: George H. Cohn, N3439 Scenic Dr., Cascade,WI 53011-1143.<br /> <br /> Looking for SP4 Noel Kuntz, Sgt.<br /> <br /> Ulysses Jones, and Capt. Goodman,A, H. Q. Co., 1st Inf. Div., Dian. There was an incident at Saigon Docks, September 14, 1967. Contact: Tom Conti, 1421 S.E. 32nd St., Cape Coral, FL 33904; 239-540- 9425; tcjcconti@juno.com Looking for JoeMartinez (from Calif.), who served with me in FLSG Truck Co., Da Nang, 1966.We also served together in Okinawa, 1965.<br /> <br /> Contact: Joe Falzone, 972-442-6466; jfalzone@aol.com Looking for my cousin, Jack Ferguson Meeks. He was living in Pomona, Calif., when he was drafted toVietnam. Contact: DianaMeeks, 523 North Broadway, Santa Maria, CA 93454; 805-922-8336.<br /> <br /> Looking for Spec. 4Alvin Britt, Sgt.<br /> <br /> Devore, and SSG Earp who served with me in the 618th H.E.M. Co., 62ndMaint.<br /> <br /> Bn., Pleiku. Contact: Isaac “Bobby” Robinson, 1113MC 62, Texarkana,AR 71854; 870-653-3424; kakbob7@ yahoo.com Looking for anyone who served with me in A Co., 1stAviation Bn., 1st Inf.<br /> <br /> Div.. I was in 1st Plt. (Champagne Flight) as a door gunner. I was also on the C&C Flight fromtime to time. Contact: Don Gage, gagedon@gmail.com Seeking SP5 DavidYoung (ASA), Japan, 1970. He was sent quickly to Vietnam. He was from Detroit. Contact: Richard L. Eldridge, 419-464-2117.<br /> <br /> Looking for anyone who served with the 584thMed., 68th Grp., Long Binh, January 1970-March 1971. Contact: Richard “Spanky” Schrank, winteroff@ aol.com John Rinaldi is looking for Zeke Thomas (from Detroit), who served with him on U.S.S. Claud Jones (DE-1033).<br /> <br /> Contact: 248-475-3411; daveh67@ comcast.net Looking for 2/Lt. RonMahan, USMCR, honorman of 3rd Plt., 46th OCC, graduating December 8, 1967.Also seeking 1/Lts. Ed Searing and “The Blue Max,” USMCR,ALOs, 1stMar. Regt., 1stMar.Div.,Vietnam, 1969. Contact: Fred Lopez, 6072 Paseo Palmilla,Goleta, CA 93117; 805-964-9546; flopez23@cox.net Looking for anyone who served in 4th PsyopsGrp., Bien Hoa (Cruz Compound), August 1970-71. Contact: Dick Bennett, 167 Sailwind Ct., SimiValley, CA 93065; brichard74@aol.com Looking for PaulWells.Hewas an enlistedNCOprior to Engr.OCS.Hewas stationed at Ft. Bragg, 1967, andVietnam, 1968. Contact: RobertD.Means, 425 Cedar St.,Altoona, PA16602; 814-330-0069; 814-942-3417.<br /> <br /> Looking for PFC Goathro (has a cousin in Falls Church,Va.), Rudy Faz (from SanAntonio), David Garcia (from East LosAngeles), or any other friends from Plt. 2032, 1975, Camp Lejeune.<br /> <br /> Contact: Juan “Johnny” Garcia #1239815, 1300 FM655, Rosharon, TX 77583.<br /> <br /> Looking for family of Bruce (from Tex.), who was killed by friendly fire, 1967. We worked together and were stationed at Tuy HoaAFB. Contact: ClydeMoyer, 1679 S. State St. #24, Dover, DE 19901; 302-382-8160; penmoyer@hotmail.com Looking for any of the 68 guys from the Ottawa/LaSalle/Peru, Ill., area who went to Ft. Campbell in 1968. Contact: Dan Blue, 705W. Jackson St.,Altamont, IL 62411; danlaur20002000@yahoo.com Trying to get in touchwith anyonewho remembersme from335thTransportation Co., Chu Lai, January 1969-70, to verify that Iwas the crewchief on our recovery chopper (66-16664).Also need verification that this chopperwas shot down on anOH- 6 recovery fromaminewithmyself, SP/5 Miles, andCapt.Thomas on board.Also looking for SP/4 Brown and SP/5 Bridges of the same unit. I also need verification that I crewed for the 16thCombatAviation Group’sCommander,May-July 1969.<br /> <br /> Contact: Lee Robbins, E-69926, Pleasant Valley State Prison, Box 8500, B3-128L, Coalinga, CA93210.<br /> <br /> Looking for DonaldA. Hutchison (from Steeleton, Pa.), who served on the U. S.S. Canberra (CAG2 and CA70) with the 4th Div. And Bos’n Div., 1966 and 1969. Contact: Doug Fritsch, dkfritsch@ aol.com Trying to findGeorgeKirschner, Jr.He served inVietnamandwould nowbe in his mid-to-late sixties. Contact:MichaelDahl, 708-738-1745;miroda@wowway.com Looking for any Corpsmen orMarines who served with me. I was a Navy Corpsman, FMF, 3rdMar. Div., Charlie Co., 1/4 2nd Plt., 1966-67. I arrived in Vietnam during the Rockpile Operation.<br /> <br /> Contact: Gene “Doc” Folta, unclegene65 @aol.com Looking for SSG “Mac”McOnnell (from Calif. OrWashington State), stationed in Saigon with the 716thMPs, 1971-72. He went home in 1972 and came back without orders. RememberAn Loc?<br /> <br /> Contact: RobertA. Ivey, Jr., 813-855-5647; riveyjr@webtv.net Would like to hear from Capt.<br /> <br /> Raught, Capt. Brock,Warrant Officer Pike,Warrant Officer Jones, or anyone who served with me in Co.A, 5th Transportation Bn., 101stAirborne Div., Camp Eagle, July 1969-70. I was the officers’mess cook. Contact: JohnM.<br /> <br /> Ramirez, 2733Agate St., Bakersfield, CA 93304; 661-703-8534; Ramirez.John27 @yahoo.com Need help for a claim. Searching for anyone who served on U.S.S. Canisteo (AO-99) inMain Control, 1974. Does anyone remember me passing out and being taken to sick bay, then transferred to Naples, Italy? Contact: Bobby Qualls, 105 Smith Btm., Pikeville, KY 41501.<br /> <br /> Looking for anyone who served with USAF, 2017th Com. Sq.,McGuireAFB, 1963-65. I was a teletype operator at HQ EastAF. Contact:Mike Fasano,mmfasano @aol.com Need help forVAclaim.Need to find a link tying asbestos tomyArmy service. I was inVietnam,November 1967-68, and was involvedwith supply convoys (trucks) in the Long Binh,Xuan Loc, BienHoa, IIICorps area. Contact: Sheldon Busse, 2633DeborahDr., PuntaGorda, FL 33950- 8181; scbusse@comcast.net Looking for someone who witnessed a Jeep run over a mine in Quang Tri between LZ Sharon and the coast, sometime aroundApril 1968. There were five men from a medical unit in the Jeep and two were medevaced. Contact: Gary W. Coleman, 1203 Fox Chase Dr., East Liverpool, OH 43920; 330-385-7850.<br /> <br /> Seeking anyone who served with Sgt.<br /> <br /> Lee Samson, 272MP Co., 1969-70. His last assignment was at Nha Trang. Contact: TedVeth, 7904 Inverton Rd.Apt. 203, Annandale,VA 22003; 703-750-0111.<br /> <br /> Would like to find anyone who served with me in the 504th FAC-U, 1967-68.We were at Binh Thuy for the first six months and at Phan Rang for the remainder.<br /> <br /> Contact: Joe Puleo, deanasdaddy@ cox.net Would like to hear from anyone who served with me in the 1stMarineAir Wing,MASS 2, Da Nang and Phu Bai, October 1966-June 1968. Contact: Lloyd Oldenburg, curleyoldenburg@att.net Searching for Navy Corpsmen RonaldW. Christman and Paul Honda who served aboard the U.S.S. Blue Ridge (LCC 19) during Operation Frequent Wind. They assisted in the appendectomy that saved my life. Contact:Marie Ngoc Hue Nguyen, ngochue@sbcglobal.net Looking for Claude Relford (from Fla.), George Thompson (Tenn.), Pat Quinn (Calif.), or anyone else who served in DetachmentA, 1stMI Bn. (ARS), Bien Hoa, III Corps. Contact: PhilMilio, pmilio@aol.com My father, Frank “Ski” Schimansky, and “Mo-Tate” are looking for Oliver Gonzalez, Gary H.William, David J. Jones, PhilipA. Norwood, Nisang Tanguma, Billy RayWalters, Fred Lester Smith, Elsworth J. Boss, Dennis Ward, or anyone else who served with them in G 2/7,Vietnam, 1965-66. Contact: Melvin Tate, 314-852-5619; or Jennifer Totfalusi, jtotfalusi@bellsouth.net Looking for Lt. CommanderWilliam H. Watson, a Navy pilot who served in the 1940s.After he retired, he became a commercial pilot. I lost contact with him in the early 1970s. His last-known address was in Long Island. Contact: PamelaM.<br /> <br /> McKinney (maiden name,Watson), Pamela.McKinney2@va.gov Looking formembers ofHonor Plt.<br /> <br /> 141,MCRD, San Diego,March-May 1967. Thirty of us have found each other so far and we are looking formore. Contact: Jay F. Grams, 7937Alpine NW, Sparta, MI; 616-291-9023; jgrams1@aol.com Looking for Jack Frost, Guy Herman, Charles Craven, Perry, Dalton, Jerry Walker, Steve Hurley, Don Potts, “Frog,” “Tennessee,” “Cowboy,” Joe Helms, Larry Bonner, Fred Edwards, or anyone else who served with me in C Co., 34th Engr. Bn., Phu Loi, 1969-70.<br /> <br /> Contact:Michael “Ramjet” Ramirez, ramjetnam69@gmail.com Looking for Truitt Chesser, stationed at Ft. Campbell with the 101stAirborne,<br /> <br /> 1959. Like me, he was medically disqualified fromAirborne status, due to a hearing impairment.Would also like to hear from anyone who knew Chesser or me. Contact: Richard E. Bright, bright39 @att.net Searching for EN1 Brobjorg, EN1 RichardYanke, CharlesMilman (from Ft.Walton Beach, Fla.), CharlesMorgan (Escondido, Calif.), RichardA. Jenkins (Indianapolis), Joe Tiso (N.Y. or N.J.), and EN3 Barrett (Mass.), who served with me aboard U.S.S. Forrestal (CVA-59) in the E Division Boat Shop, 1968-70.We maintained Liberty boats, auxiliary pumps, and three standby generators. Contact: Mike Plocher, stayhuman@live.com Trying to locateAngela, daughter of WilliamSage, anArmyVietnamveteran who committed suicide in 1985 or ’86.<br /> <br /> Angelawas about ten years oldwhenwe purchased Sage’s old home inAlto,Mich., in 1985.We have sincemoved, butwe found Sage’s army tent stored in the house and thought shemight like to have it.<br /> <br /> Contact:Diane Elliott, 3281 Roger B. ChaffeeMemorial Blvd.,Grand Rapids,MI 49548; 616-252-1910 (office); 616-252- 1970 (fax); delliott@metalcompinc.com Seeking anyone who knew my brother, Richard Seronko (fromWisc.)<br /> <br /> When he served with theArmy in Vietnam. He was tall and thin with a good sense of humor. Contact: Michael Seronko, 53424Avenida Martinez, La Quinta, CA 92253; 760-564-7839.<br /> <br /> Looking for anyone who served with me in the 266 Quartermaster Unit, SouthVietnam. Hoping to have a reunion in the near future. Contact: Jack Colman, 65 ByersAve.Apt. 510,Akron, OH 44302; 330-535-1615.<br /> <br /> Would like to hear fromanyonewho servedwithme atDaNangAir Basewith Mag. 11, 1stMarineAirWing,November 1966-July 1968. Iwas L/Cpl. And did three tours. Contact: Roger LaFlamme, 65 Pike St.,NewBritain, CT 06051; 860-826-2758.<br /> <br /> Would like to hear from any crew members of U.S.S. Dynamic (MSO-432), Vung Tau, December 1965. Contact: Ross Neely, 137 GlensideAve., Ponca City, OK 74601; 580-761-5370; nannel1950@ sbcglobal.net Looking forMaj. Bill Lee, Capt.<br /> <br /> “Bud”Morris, or anyone else who served with 4th S&T, 4th Inf., Pleiku, 1967-68. Contact: Bill Barish, 9 Lampost Ct., Howell, NJ 07731; 732-363-2616; billbarishsm@aol.com Trying to find anyonewho servedwith the 321stTransportationCo. (Med Truck), 48thGroup at any time during the VietnamWar. Particularly interested in finding Earl Jetty (fromCalif.),who served October 1967-68. The 321st Trans. Co. Has a reunion every year, andwewould like anyonewho served to join us. Contact: Jim Johnson, 6625 PharaohDr., Corpus Christi, TX78412; Esconditas@hotmail.com Searching for E-7 EdwardMcLaughlin, 4th Inf. Div., 1st Sqdrn., 10th Cav.,A Troop,Vietnam, 1966-67. He saved the life ofmy brother, Lt. Philip Cooper, and I would like to let himknow that Lt. Cooper has passed away. Contact: plcooper21@ comcast.net Seeking Sgt. Patrick Taylor who served in theMarine Corps duringVietnam and was shot in 1968. He was later stationed at theMarine Corps Finance Center, Kansas City. Contact: Sue Dorsey, 90 S. 18thAve., 402A, Brighton, CO 80601; hitadeguermo@aol.com Looking for anyone who served withme in Ctroop, 1st of 9thAir Cav., 1st Cav., 1967-68. I was the crew chief, “Mr.<br /> <br /> Clean.” Contact: Preston Samuels, 4923 AberdeenAve., Baltimore,MD 21206; 410-241-8204; tex_sam1943@yahoo.com Need witness for a claim. Looking for John Hantz (from Spokane,Wash.) Who served with me inVietnam, September 1971. He witnessed a truck wreck and the death of Ben Hogan. Contact: Robert Dean Heagy #238339,Washington State Penitentiary, 1313 N. 13thAve.,Walla Walla,WA 99362.<br /> <br /> Seeking Sgt. Tafoya, Hill, Briggs, SPC Knepley, Klienbaum, Nelson, Carter, Smith, Randle (fromTex.), or anyone who served with 2nd Bn., 34th Armor,March 1967-68.Also seeking my crew on Tank #323, Co. C. I have photos and videos. Contact: Sulé K. Jaramogi (a.k.a. Joseph F. Green), 5607 Plaster Ln., Quinton,VA 23141; 804-930-7224; fun2003_1@yahoo.com Would like to hear from Allen, Nunally, Benson, Daubney, Howard, Choo-Choo, Eddie Edwards, Jimmy Holmes, Bee-Bee (our heavyweight), the coach, and the trainer of the 3rd Armored Div. (“The Rock”), Germany, 1965-66 Boxing Team. Contact:Al Wilson, 98870-131, FCI (M-1), P.O. Box 1000, Butner, NC 27509.<br /> <br /> Trying to find someone who knew my brother,Maurice L. Irvin (from Baltimore), Belly Turret Gunner on a B- 24 stationed in Italy. He is believed to have been shot down over the Ploesti Oil Fields. He served with the 15thAir Force, 454 Bomb Group, and the name of his plane was the “Queen of Hearts.” Contact: Blaine R. Irvin, 5503Ashbourne Rd. #A, Baltimore,MD 21227-2813, 410- 247-3889.<br /> <br /> Would like to hear from Earl Jones (from Louisville) who served with me in the 34thAirbase Sqdrn., Bien HoaAir Base, 1963-64. Contact: Ray Brock, 1379 East LansdowneAve., Orange City, FL 32763; 386-479-8385; 386-775-9092.<br /> <br /> Would like to hear fromJames “Jimbo” Phillips (fromthe BayArea, Calif.). He served inVietnamas a pilot with theArmy orAir Force, flying reconnaissance in small planes without gunnery.After the war, he flew as a pilot for PanAmand then as a co-pilot for Continental.We were friends around 1971-73. Contact:Anne L. Connolly, 11500 NE 76th St. #A-3, PMB #86,Vancouver,WA 98662.<br /> <br /> Found: a 35mm camera in the chow hall at Phan RangAFB, 1969. It had photos in it that would point to a member of theMMS Sqdrn. Lost: a small St. Christopher medal between the back gate and the mail room at Phan Rang AFB, 1969. Reward for its return.<br /> <br /> Contact: John Gorto, 520-883-6380; jsgrto@yahoo.com Would like to findMarkA. Self (from Denver), a SP/4 who worked for Red Ball Express.We met at Cam Ranh Bay, 1967-<br /> <br /> 68. Contact: Phil Braswell, 4153 Shelly Dr., RockyMount, NC 27804-7964; 252- 458-4796.<br /> <br /> 2/9thArty., 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.netWebsite has pictures, rosters, and old friends. 2/35 Inf.<br /> <br /> Is welcome. Contact: Tom Roman, tomsaway2@att.net I served as a signalman with the AustralianArmy, 104 Sig. Sqn.,Vietnam, 1969-70. Some of my time was spent as part of a liaison teamworking with the 2/52ndARVN.Would like to get in touch with Capt. Ron Quale, Lt.Michael De Orlando, and Sgt. JohnMaples, Americans who were attached to the team.<br /> <br /> Contact: Tony O’Dowd, odubda1@ yahoo.com.au Seeking information from anyone who served with my father, GeorgeW.<br /> <br /> Pickard, Jr. He served three tours in Vietnam in theMCB6. He passed away in 1979. Looking for his cruise book or any photos. Contact: ShirleyM.Martinez, 7 ChapmanAve.,Auburn, NY 13021; shirleymartinez98@yahoo.com Need help for PTSD claim. Seeking anyone who served with 842nd Quartermaster Battalion/Petroleum Suppliers, Quang Tri, October 1968- September 1969. Does anyone remember that our base was always rocketed and mortared and our convoys ambushed?<br /> <br /> Contact: Joseph L. Toranzo, 15530 Peach Tree Dr., Orland Park, IL 60462; 708-460- 2784 (home); 708-204-2784 (cell).<br /> <br /> Looking for “J.Q.” James Quenomoen (from Lester Prairie,Minn.)<br /> <br /> Or anyone else who served with me in HHC or A Co., 86th Combat Engr. Bn., Phu Loi, 1966-67.We went over on the U. S.S.Weigal out of Oakland. I was from NewYork City. Contact: Skip Hochreich, 413-330-8333; skip1juli1@comcast.net Trying to find any relatives of John Earl Magee, who served with me inVietnam and was killed onMay 12, 1968. I have part of hiswatch andwould like to give it to his family. Contact:Noel L. Stubbe, 715- 249-3295; stubbe@uniontel.net Vietnam veterans of the 2nd/11th FieldArty.:Your brothers are looking for you. Contact: Paul Pelleschi, mjsp.1@ verizon.ne

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