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Looking for my stepdad, H.T. Thompson Jr., He was a tank driver with A Battery, 5th Battalion.The last place I was told he might have been was in Texas. Contact: Sylvia Gilchrist Toney, 760-285-2880; toneys50@yahoo.com

My brother-in-law, Lawrence Felton, is trying to find anyone he served with in the 1st or 8th Airborne Unit during 1966-1967, in An Khe, Vietnam. Contact: Melba Shorty, 225-390-6684.

Former ARVN Camp Plei Mrong Team A113 looking for Capt. Gray, in 1970 was transferred to Border Ranger Advisory Headquarters in Pleiku Province. Contact: Cang Dong, cangkimdong@yahoo.com

Looking for Luis Martinez from Ponce, P.R. My father, Dr. Enrique Vazquez Quintana, performed surgery on both injured legs on August 1968 at Chu Lai, Vietnam. Contact: Ivonne Vazquez, ixvazquez@aol.com

Searching for Spec.4 James Watson from San Diego, Calif. We were both assigned to HHC, 26th General Support Group, Phu Bai Combat Base, near the city of Phu Bai, Republic of Vietnam. Our service overlapped between Memorial Day and early August 1971. Contact: Joe Conley, 858-395-0139; joe_conley_ii@yahoo.com

Searching for Pvt. Bowser from Altoona, Pa., who took basic training at Fort Gordon in Echo Company, 1967. Contact: David Clutter, 814-247-6355; dclutter@comcast.net

Looking for my fathers' friends Sven Abels and Gilbert V. Pimento who were in the Air Force, stationed in Maine in the early 60's. Contact: Alice McDonnell, alimaacd@yahoo.com

Co-authors researching a military histroy book seek interviews with Army & Airforce veterans of the 1970 Vietnam battles of Dak Pek & Dak Seang Special Forces camps Contact: William Albracht, hawk@captain-hawk.com; James McLeroy, jimmcleroy@aol.com

Searching for anyone who served with or knew Vernon Seger of 2/12 infantry Alpha Co. 2nd Platoon. Served in Vietnam, Aug. 6 to Oct. 24, 1969. KIA Oct. 24, 1969 in Hobo Woods. Contact: Dave Schumann, dad.schumann@gmail.com

Looking for Petty Officer Joseph Welch from Niagara Falls, N.Y. Contact: Ulysses Tomblin, Jr., 904-755-5051; hov.mvnast@gmail.com

Looking for anyone who served at Task Force Tomlinson, a Forward Supply Activity, in Bao Loc from April 1968 onward. Contact: Gene Donovan, geneodonovan@mac.com

Searching for Officers/Enlisted men from CBPACDETRVN (Seabees) headquarters only on Tan Son Nhut Air Base from 1970-72. Contact: John M. Wilson, zetamu185@gmail.com

Looking for Edward Raymond Balzer, Jr., He served in the Coast Guard in 1967. Contact: Shirley Sobus, shirley2cas@gmail.com

Looking for any shipmates who served on the U.S.S. Hector AR-7, R-1 Division, from '66-'69. Contact: Norris Long, hdbassman46@yahoo.com

Searching for anyone who knew 1st LT Stephen Ralph Mullins, who served with A Co., 1st/28th, 1st Infantry Div. and was KIA in Phouc Long Province on Jan. 9, 1969. Contact: Herien Wensink, +31 6 27745480 (the Netherlands); h.wensink@volksrant.nl




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