Vets With A Mission Guest Book
Name: SP4 Byron Steve Walters, U.S. Army (Ret)
Email: kaybran at webtv dot net
Hometown: Bentley, Louisiana
Date: June 13, 2005 - 10:01 AM (pacific)
While serving as a machine gunner in Quang Nam Province, Republic of Vietnam (RVN) as a member of Alpha Company, 1st of the 52nd (A 1/52), 196th INF of the Americal Division, I was severely wounded during the late night / early morning of October 6 / 7, 1970, when our outpost was over-run by NVA enemy forces; and, I would like to correspond with anyone who was present during this fire-fight.
Name: Brittany Laura McArthur
Email: babyspice_361 at hotmail dot com
Hometown: Metford, NSW Australia
Date: June 13, 2005 - 12:30 AM (pacific)
this website has very interresting facts and it helped me alot with my homework thank you very much it helped me get an A+
Name: larry reddick
Email: lreddick at semo dot net
Hometown: puxico, mo
Date: June 12, 2005 - 08:55 PM (pacific)
served in 590th maint. co. at camp bear cat 1969 to 1970. tdy to vung tau sept 1969 with team to take over company sized maint. unit with 32 men. returned to bear cat after closing operation down. r&r to sydney with pfc ralph lane from des moines iowa
Name: Wendy Moline
Email: wendymoline at bigpond dot com
Date: June 12, 2005 - 05:10 PM (pacific)
Wonderful site and great work you're doing. I returned from my second trip to Vietnam in May this year, when I met Paul Murphy and Janene Steward in Vung Tau, who work in country with the Australian Veterans Vietnam Reconstruction Group, which seems similar in its aims to Vets with a Mission.
I am a 57yo Australian woman researching, collecting and editing life stories from womenfolk associated with Australia's Vietnam Veterans - long term project. For comparison, i would like to include a couple of life stories about women (wives, partners, sisters, daughters, mothers) associated with American and/or Canadian Vietnam Veterans. Please email me if you're interested or with any other comments re my project.
Name: Donnie G. Cline
Email: Farmersdew at Aol dot Com
Hometown: Vale, N.C
Date: June 12, 2005 - 04:08 PM (pacific)
Was with the 4th 39th 9th Div Bco. 68 69.
Would like to hear from Donald B. Smith, Where
Name: Monica Bridget Morris
Email: monica dot morris at us dot army dot mil
Hometown: Columbia, SC
Date: June 12, 2005 - 07:09 AM (pacific)
I applaude what all of you are doing and I appreciate each and every one of you. I have the utmost respect for all of our veterans, so much so that I joined the Army 19 years ago. I just came home from Afghanistan a couple of months ago and most likely will be going back there or to Iraq in the next year.
Your mission of assisting the people of Vietnam is a lot like what we are doing to help the Afghans. Of course we are still fighting the terrorists at the same time.
I enjoyed reading about your organization, the history and your mission.
Name: James O Smith
Email: ARMYsigCOR at aol dot com
Hometown: Patriot, USA
Date: June 11, 2005 - 11:15 PM (pacific)
wAS WITH THE 36th sIG Bte 1ST Sig Bde 1967 to 1969 viet nam
Name: Mike Ventimiglia
Email: mikevent at redshift dot com
Hometown: Del Rey Oaks, CA
Date: June 10, 2005 - 10:15 PM (pacific)
Served in Cam Rahn Bay Vietnam 66-67. Army airfield Fire Fighter Crash & Rescue. Our fire department was used by many officers for showering. 1st Logistical Division
Name: David S. Trageser
Email: tragreff at adelphia dot net
Hometown: East Aurora, NY
Date: June 10, 2005 - 08:14 PM (pacific)
I was a Lt (OCS) with the 326th Eng. of the 101st Div, in country from Nov '67 to May '69. Is there any way to send attachments to the site? I've got a couple things. I went thru OCS and Jump School with George W. Bush's cousin, who was up near Quang Tri.
Name: Jim Lohman
Email: viking6500 at sbcglobal dot net
Hometown: San Antonio, TX
Date: June 10, 2005 - 05:54 PM (pacific)
I served very proudly with the 121st AHC (Soc Trang Tigers) from 12/64-12/65. Flew with the "Vikings". Also served with the 361st (Cobras) at Camp Holloway, Pleiku from 11/68-11/69. I was in the TI office (maintenance). I will be bookmarking this site as I have with a few others and will visit often. It's good to hear from you all.
Name: ed blackwell
Email: edb123 at tm dot net
Date: June 10, 2005 - 01:57 PM (pacific)
I trained at Tigerland, Ft Polk in 68. Served as a grunt in the 5/7 1st cav at Tay Nihn and Cambodia until 6/70. Am willing to relate some of my experiences.
Name: steve babb
Email: sbabb at cbsd dot org
Hometown: Warrington, Pa
Date: June 10, 2005 - 01:45 PM (pacific)
In country 1970/71 with HHC 54 GSGP Cam Rahn Bay looking for anyone who was there especially motorpool guys,and the Remington raiders.
Name: FABIOLA DEL RIO
Email: delrio_18 at yahoo dot com
Hometown: PTO. VALLARTA, MEXICO
Date: June 09, 2005 - 08:24 PM (pacific)
Im a mexican girl. My husband is a vet HMM 361 1966-1968, he still suffer the consequences of the war. After 30 years he just received help and compensation from the VA. He doesnt like remember the war, he doesnt want even look the website. Good website!!! Thanks for remember the vietnam vets.
Name: Grant Thormeier
Email: thormeier at hotmail dot com
Hometown: Saginaw, Michigan
Date: June 09, 2005 - 07:15 PM (pacific)
I am looking for anyone who served with me. I was in the 610 Eng. Co. 87th battalion U S Army from Fort Irwin California from 1967-1968 in Camrohn Bay Vietnam. Anyone out there please email or call collect 989 790 1517 email@example.com
Name: george mario negrete
Hometown: thornton, colorado
Date: June 09, 2005 - 05:49 PM (pacific)
I was in Vietnam in 1967/1968 I was stationed at Barecat . with the 169th eng. C co. I was hoping to locate enyone who might have served with me at that time.
Name: Michael C. Manley
Email: mmanley177 at charter dot net
Date: June 09, 2005 - 09:45 AM (pacific)
I was a seabee in nmcb-8 between Danang &Marble
mountain next to nmcb-9 across from mag-16 on
the other side was the 9th marine at marble mountain on 10-28-65 mag -16 and nmcb-9 came
under mortar & sappers attack nmcb-8 we were in the cross fire of nmcb-9, mag-16 & 9th marines at
marble mountain that was a night I will never for get there were some KIA He was a corpsman his name was John,Gelien H.M.C.it took me along time to find out his Name but now thanks to POP A Smoke I have the after action report .
Name: Patrick Kube
Email: patrick dot kube at navy dot mil
Date: June 09, 2005 - 09:21 AM (pacific)
First God bless you all! I'm a 17 year vet still active in the navy.My father served with the 1ST some time between late 67 and late 68. His name is Steven Kube if you new him.I would love to hear from you. F.Y.I. He is alive well and has 4 wonderfull grand children and by the way I wouldnt be here if one of you wasnt watching his six thank you
Name: jami jean stango
Email: jharmonyc at aol dot com
Date: June 08, 2005 - 11:17 PM (pacific)
in loving memory of james john stango
i remember asking my father the year he died why he didnt participate in the 4th of july celebration with his family and he went on to explain to me about the war and how it can affect people i hope some day you will all find peace and know that you are appriciated
Name: Dave A Haunty
Email: dah5312 at zoominternet dot net
Hometown: Butler, Pa.
Date: June 07, 2005 - 06:12 PM (pacific)
in-country Jan.70,carried radio w/Charlie Co.7th Eng.1stMarDiv on hill 34 with Todd Abbott.Abbott was medi-vaced out, i think in June or July,I was out of country,the last part of Aug.Went to Japan.Would very much like to locate John Botcher,Larry Abner.Donnald Fauge,and the guys I was with in Japan.
Name: Ronald L Craft
Email: BAMAFANRC at aol dot com
Hometown: Muscadine, al
Date: June 07, 2005 - 05:47 PM (pacific)
I was with the 560th MP company in Vung Tau from 1968-1969. Would love to hear from anyone there during that time.
Name: John A. Mesner
Email: jmesner1379 at msn dot com
Hometown: , NM
Date: June 07, 2005 - 05:15 PM (pacific)
I was stationed at TUY HOA in the 39th ARRS.
worked in radar repair (1967-68). John remember our patio with the flightline and the trees we had relocated.
Name: juan m hernandez
Email: Hjmhbell at aol dot com
Hometown: mission, tx
Date: June 07, 2005 - 01:15 PM (pacific)
Semperfi 1st bn 7th mar vietnam 1966-1967 chulai and danang area
Name: Richard J Bailey
Email: rjbaileyrn at comcast dot net
Hometown: Lehigh Acres, FL
Date: June 07, 2005 - 11:19 AM (pacific)
I was in B Company 1/12th Cav, 1st Cavalry Division, 1967-68. 11 Bravo. Served at Pleiku, Bong Son, An Loa Valley, Kontum, Quang Tri, and all over the rest of Northern RVN. Seems like yesterday. Welcome Home brothers.
Name: Jim Akers
Email: clikpix2002 at yahoo dot com
Hometown: Mt.Airy, NC
Date: June 07, 2005 - 10:59 AM (pacific)
I was with: 3rd platoon, C- company, 6th/31st Oct 68-Aug-69
A site I'm working on with photos from my tour is:
Name: Don Matthews
Email: oatmeal7 at pcisys dot net
Date: June 07, 2005 - 10:41 AM (pacific)
I was on FB Gold with an infantry platoon of the 101st in late of '71. I was a voice intercept operator and copied messages from an NVA bn planning to overrun us on 4 July. Many airstrikes went in near the hill and the battalion was destroyed. If you have any information about the events in late June, early July '71 I would like to hear from you.