served as door gunner on UH1C gunship, Oct.67-Oct.68, 57th
AHC based in Kontum. Just found this site and
will be back for more info.
22, 2005 - Woodward
all My brothers, WELCOME HOME from Hawkeye 14 1969/70
18, 2005 - William (Bill) Henness
Just found this web site and thought I would join in. I served with 1st
Aviation Brigade HHC in Saigon May 1966 to May 1967. Worked in supply, don't know if
anyone will remember me but if you do would love to hear from you.
16, 2005 - mike (mouse) burgess from
hht 3/17 cavPhuloi until stand down
went to hawaii knew mike racer, dale hanson, clarance pines in
motor pool. Like to hear from others that served. Going to reunion in st.louis 2005 hope to see some there.
15, 2005 - Grant
1st AvnBde RVN 1971
12, 2005 - John-Al Skimbo
for the 48th web site has been changed to http://www.48ahc.org. Please
change your link.
09, 2005 - Jim Starr from
to see such a wonderful web sight. I was with the 48th AHC 68/69(Bluestars)and a member of Bluestars Group. Been to Dallas reunion last year and The DC
Mini this May! Was Soldier of the month in '69 for the 10th CAB at Dong Ba Thin
09, 2005 - Marty Cameron from
Brother, Spc4 Bruce Paul Cameron served with the 1st. Aviation between 1969-71. I do not know what unit he was with, only that he worked on/flew in Chinooks.
I came looking for any of his buddies who might still be around.
08, 2005 - Sgt. John Rasmussen from
Hi guys,I served in the 68th
and 117th combat assault hel.Co. from sept.67
till sept 68th if memory serves me.I was an avonicsequipt repairman,35k20.Does anyone know what the
signal co. designation was for the avonics team
repaired a lot of birds then.I am do to retire U.S.Az.Air Natl. with the 161st Air Refueling Wing.@0
yrs total military service.Thanks guys for
serving or country so vaiantly.sincerly,John
08, 2005 - bill stevens
can't find the 321ADD anywhere in the org charts. It was the ATC at Quang Tri during Lom Son
719. Any ideas?
with the 612th Maintenance Detachment, 205th during April 1968 to April
1969, ran the Repair Parts (PLL) account.
06, 2005 - Mandelblatt
looking for information or to correspond with anyone who knew CWO Luis G.
Holguin, who went missing on 3 January 1971. I've been wearing a POW/MIA bracelet with his name
on it for 20 plus years, having met his one brother at the Vietnam
Veterans' Memorial in DC then.
Anyone who knew him and who has any information they're willing to share,
I would like to talk to you.
01, 2005 - John B. Mellquist
served with HHC,10th CAB in Dong Ba Thin (CamRahnBay) from 2/71 - 8/71.
May 24, 2005 - 12:14 PM R. K. Tribble
with the Command Aircraft Company, Long Thanh
North, RVN from April 1970 until February 1971
22, 2005 - Arturo Alvarez from
with B Trp 3/17th air cav
in vietnam as a 60 gunner 1968/1969, Wellcome home vietnam brothers.
20, 2005 - dennisswiger from
213 th & 205 tha.s.h.c. phuloi `68&69
"borrowed" M.P. 4x4 at vungtau dont know how it got painted yellow
20, 2005 - Billy N. Wagner Jr. from
with the 234 rd ASHC Freightrains out of Dong Ba Thin. Why is it not
listed in the 1st AvnBgd?
I see the Muleskininers but what about the Freightrains? I really would like an answer on this.
20, 2005 - James D. Moorhead
196th ASH 1970
Enjoyed dropping by your site. Hard to believe it was more than 35 years
ago I arrived in country.
May 18, 2005 - 06:45 PM Joe Roberts from
AHC 69-70 Nice site.
Jane Fonda had the right of freedom of speech.
We have the right to BOYCOTT her movies.
Let's do it!!!!! Boycott "Monster-in-law"!
Send this to all your email friends. Thanks.
18, 2005 - bob Phillips from
web site! I served with the 219th headhunters Jan. 68 through June 69.
Did anyone else?
am the webmaster apologizing for all the spam ads that are being posted
on our guestbook. I am trying to find a way to stop them, but 'til then
please sign in and leave your comments despite the ads.
May 16, 2005 - 08:58 AM Ed Hepler
site. I was with the 114th AHC from '71 to '72, then after a stint with
the 2nd Armored Div, I was with the 57th AHC from '72 to '73.
I'm now the Group CSM, and have just returned from OIFII as the CSM for
the 1/171st Avn Regt, GaARNG.
It sure was a big difference than when I returned
14, 2005 - charles
served with the 165th avndet. long binh from 69 to
71. looking for old friends, bruceswick, donald carter,
with info please let me know where these guys are at. love the site
09, 2005 - Terry C. Denton,
1st Lt. from
Asst S-2 for Group from 12/69 until medivaced
on 03/70. Shot down twice in three days south of Can Tho
with Ed Melody.
08, 2005 - Mills
for using my picture at the top of the page. That was taken in mid january 1968 between Chu
Lai and DaNang
heading out to a FSB around 0600.
It was a COLD damp morning. I was still
only 19 years old! thanks again!
Ed mills 71ahc Rattler/Firebirds
crew chief 67-68
May 06, 2005 - 12:03 PM Bernard E. Tibbetts (Bernie)
with the 10th Combat Aviation Bn, Dong Ba Thin, RVN from Oct 66 to
04, 2005 - Bruce Brunow
ASH Co. 70-71 Tech. Supply
28, 2005 - Cisneros, Angela Margaret from
Thu, 28 Apr 2005 @ P.D.S.T.
27, 2005 - Jim Al;ford
site. Ghostrider 3 1972, 6oth AHC
26, 2005 - simpkins from
for anyone who served on the flight line for command aircraft company
1969 to 1970.most guys knew me by hillbilly or droop-a-long. some of the names of the guys were; Vince, Castro, Mark,Paul,Wayne,Bob,Robert,Hansen, Sgt. Salazar, and
others. Thsnk you
looking for anyone that would remember serving with me I was in the 269th
Combat Aviation Btl form 06/67 to 07/68 @ Cu
Chi - If your out there Dan Jennings or Brian
Mooney contact me. VA doesn't belive that I was
there help!! Donald Brown
20, 2005 - jon
Just another thanks for all your work on this page!
It's good to see Berka 24, Rick Belcastro back on the alumni list.
What help do you need? As I mentioned before I still work and trvel a lot with that job throughout California, however if I can help with
something please let me know.
What about the cost of maintaining the page? How does that work? Do we
need some funding for that endeavor?
Take care and thanks again.
PS Has any one heard from Dunning, St. John, Heitman,
17, 2005 - Bob Lazzell
like to locate Tommy F Greir "Gunrunner
6" ...Can you help? Thanks! http://238awc.org
09, 2005 - Haroland
M. Patterson from
the S-4 Sgt For the 210 CbtAvnBn from Aug 1968 to May 1969. Was also the
Supply Sgt for HHC 160th AvnGp Prior to being promoted to E-7 and transfered to 210th
01, 2005 - Wayne
T. (Tom) Walker
to 190th AHC & 118th AHC 1967 1968. Flew with Gladiators and Bandits
01, 2005 - Montgomery
Thanks ever so much for your 'tuning' our 242nd ASHC / 269th CAB pages. I
make the rounds several times a week trying to keep the
"Muleskinners" alive and find your site to be one of the best
available. If I may; We're always looking for stray Muleskinners(all
years,66 to '71) out there and we're having reunions and working on a
history for the unit. "COME ON DOWN"
Thanks again Larry and let me know if you need anything
Roger Montgomery '67-'68
31, 2005 - Joe Krol
in the 54th from 66to late 67 in V ungTau and CanTho.(Ratfink) Hooyah!!!
Flew all over in the wonderful otter giving support to out essential
ground troops all around thew Mekong Delta and
as far north as NhaTrang.
God bless all of my comrades in arms.
March 30, 2005 - 09:45 PM Norman Teigen
a SP5 chaplain assistant at HHC 1st AvnBde serving from Nov. 1970 to June 1971. My boss was
CH (LTC) Reg Huebner. The CG was Jack
Hemingway. I was a REMF.
March 26, 2005 - 09:21 AM Jeff Mudgett
for specific writings about my 2nd cousiin
General Molinelli who began his association
with aviation as the Armored Platoon Commander, 114th Aviation Company,
amassing almost 1,000 combat hours. Nineteen years later, he served as
the Army Aviation Officer, DA.
March 24, 2005 - 11:29 AM Mac Maynard from
work. Now to get the VA to handle the all inclusive Veteran Locator, and
give each Vet a "Home-page" would be another step.
Mac Maynard 173rd ahc 11th CAB, Crossbow CE.
an air traffic contorller with 125 ATC from
1/70 to 10/71
17, 2005 - Jose R. Marquez from
served with the 238th air weapons company at Ankhe
and PhuHiep from
1969 to 1970. I was a crewchief. Has anybody
seen or heard of Larry Poole? He was our unit clerk and he lived in SacramentoCalifornia.
16, 2005 - Clarence Putnam from
with 117th AHC Sidewinder gun platoon, July 70-July 71. Call sign
Sidewinder 7. Flew firefly and gun support for INFANT NETT into SE Cambodia; Snoul,
Memot, Chupp Rubber Plantationarea ,Hwys 7 and 13.
16, 2005 - williamhuffman from
one that remembers rick j brown i would love to hear from you
15, 2005 - Lindsay Perkins from
with 54th out of VungTau
from 65-66. Looking for contacts from my unit, in particular fellow Otter
pilots. Any suggestions for tracking down will be appreciated.
March 14, 2005 - 11:43 PM Greg Paulline
as ATC operator, at Hotel 3 from 4/71-2/72. Love to hear from anybody who
was there too. trying to find websites about
313ASD or some way to find old friends.
13, 2005 - TIMOTHY J.STEM from
SIGHT,I WAS WITH THE 129TH IN 1965-1966 FLEW AS CREW CHIEF ON GUN SHIP
COBRA 686,SAME AS CALL SIGN,HOME BASE DONGBATHIN MANY MONTHS IN TUYHOA
NOW LIVING IN INGRAM,TEXAS
March 11, 2005 - 12:17 PM Jon Hickey from
again to Larry!
All your hard work on this page is definately
To those of you from HHC 69-70, I have made contact with Rick Belcastro. We are exchanging emails and I have sent
him some photos.
So far this electronic connection has helped me locate Ken Howards, Tom Kosinski and
Has anyone heard from Kenny St. John, Bob Heitman,
Mike Peltier, Shumacher
Tom Groesh, Mike Pence, Jay Fisk and of course
Thanks again Larry!
March 10, 2005 - 11:39 PM Nanette Young from
last one of you are my hero!
08, 2005 - Darryl M Stevens from
Was Laison officer to the Koreans 69.
Was commander of the 281st AHC from Jan 70 - July 70
Long Bien, Feb 1970 to Jan 1971. Looking for
Reggie St. Clair or others in Head Quarters Company during this time
period. Thanks for the great web page. Many, many memories.
04, 2005 - from Afghanistan
March 03, 2005 - 09:40 AM Don Pence from
an E-5 in the 1st Aviation Brigade from APR. 71 TO MAR. 72. I was at TUY
HOA and we moved to CAM RANH Bay to the Navel Air Facility. VIET NAM is just a blur to me, I cant remember what unit I was with, I know that it was
a maint. unit. Does
any one remember this unit or me?
03, 2005 - Putnam
served with the 184th in PhuLoifrome late in 66
through May in 68. I also flew as a volunteer door gunner with both the
128th, and 116th also in PhuLoi earlier in 66. I would be happy to hear from
anyone there at that time. Remember with pride how much the VC pounded
the 184th during Tet!
28, 2005 - leroybarton from
looking for anyone attach to infant net. deteachment. 11th cab 70 -71. can't find anyone. i know the unit was there in phu-loi, and can-tho,
because i was there at both places. uh-1mgunships, flew at
night, all over III corps and delta.
28, 2005 - Michael K. Medlen
with the 184th RAC fron Aug 66 to Aug 67. Spent
most of my time in Dong Tam supporting the 9th ID. Anyone who has a unit
emblem (digits) I would appreciate it. Thanks,
26, 2005 - Ted Krattli
with 214th CAB HC co. Half the time at Bearcat the rest at Dong Tam
25, 2005 - bob puckett
with the 74th RAC, PhuLoi,
1970-1971. Would like to hear from anyone serving with them at that time.
Remember, never let them forget.
24, 2005 - Dick Detra
I tried your email...came back undiverable.
Please contact me...I have a bunch of stories and photos for the 188th
22, 2005 - Ken Howards
with Brigade HHC, Long Binh 2/69-9/70. Started
as Crypto Mat Spec (in charge of SOI's) and
crypto distribution. For last 6 months worked in brigade comcen as 72B30. As always, looking for information
on ROBERT (BOB) DUNNING, mail clerk with HHC during same period.
Some how managed to do in backwards - went to RVN and then Canada! Take care to all
in Vietnam April 71 - Apr 72. B229th AHC
Killer Spades at Bearcat, 117th AHC Sidewinders at Plantation and the 120th Deans at Long Binh.
20, 2005 - Mrs. Hollyfield
more info on MrGerads
Minnesota. Left Strock Barracks on Saturday 13 Frebruary 1988. Where do you live ?
Do you have stories of your units, any to share? Thank you.
11, 2005 - joseph
m gerads from
the wrong email address before this is the right one
10, 2005 - Yeager
in the commo unit of the 12th CAG from 2/68 to
2/69. Would love to hear from former unit commrades
of that period.
08, 2005 - Jack McClave
with the 245th SAC at MarbleMountain 10/68 to 04/69 as a photo lab
tech. Interesting time in my life.
08, 2005 - Chandler
with the HHT, 3/17th Air Cav at PhuLoi in 1970-71. I just
returned from a 3 week trip to Vietnam. I visited Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hue, Danang,Hoi
An, Saigon, the Mekong Delta area, and went to the tunnels at Chu Chi. It was pretty much as it was 35 years but
starting to change fast.
06, 2005 - Jim Taylor
in PhuLoi with the
184th Nonstops(Nonstop 38) call sign Indian, from Jun 68 -Jan 69
then went to 210th BnHq
as TOC Officer until Jun 69 then went back to Rucker as Flight
Instructor. After 18 months went thru the OV-1 transition course then
back to Nam. I was with the 225th Phantom
Hawks in TuyHoa from
Jan 71 till Sept 71 then became the HHC CO for the 268th CAB. then returned to Benning for
the advanced course. After that went to Huachuca as instructor. Got out
in Aug 73 thanks to Uncle Sugar. Went to Univ
Of Tampa. Reenlisted in 74 and went to Ger for three years.
Came back to Ft McClellan until retirement in 79. Now live in WA state.
05, 2005 - Cox
I managed to accidentally wipe out all guest book entries, so let's start
fresh! Welcome to the site.