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Who's Who from Detachment A-108 (Minh Long) (Partial Draft)

The following is a listing of all personnel in our database, assigned to Detachment A-108 (Minh Long). If you were assigned to A-108 or you can correct any errors or can add any names or [ESPECIALLY HELPFUL] identify the assignments for the names at the last page of the list shown as "Assignments Unknown," or if you have any rosters, please let me know by e-mail at (sherman1@flash.net) or by phone at (281) 879-5688 or join the team discussion at the Green Beret Forum.

Narrative Information: A proposed camp at Hiep Duc was scheduled for opening o/a/ July, 1966. When A Shau was overrun, A7/15, which had transferred to 5th SFGA, was already established at Tien Phuoc. As the A Shau team became available, it was put into Tien Phuc and the team at A-103 was redesignated A-108 and transferred to Minh Long, which had been opened by A-110 (see A-110). Minh Long was converted to 68th Border Ranger o/a 09/30/70. Minh Long was located in Minh Long District, Quang Ngai Province.

LAST NAME FIRST NAME SFX RNK FROM DATE TO DATE DUTIES REMARKS STAT
DETACHMENT COMMANDERS
Perry Stephen M   CPT 03/05/66 05/18/66 DET CO A7/15 YE
Spencer James J   CPT 05/19/66 07/19/66 DET CO   YE
Amick Robert L Jr CPT 07/19/66 10/01/66 DET CO   YE
Eveland Edward L   CPT 10/01/66 03/11/67 DET CO   Y?
Peeler William R II CPT 01/22/67 08/09/67 DET CO   DEC
Blake John F   CPT 07/28/67 02/16/68 DET CO    
Parker William H   CPT 01/08/68 01/03/69 DET CO medevaced Y
Kania Leon W   CPT 06/01/68 07/16/68 DET CO   YE
Dissinger Ray Z   CPT 07/04/68 06/15/69 DET CO   YE
Gilbert Robert E   CPT 06/01/69 10/22/69 DET CO   YE
Wilson Herschel R   CPT 10/23/69 12/30/69 DET CO   YE
Fisher James W   CPT 12/30/69 09/30/70 DET CO 12/09/70 to BR DEC
DETACHMENT EXECUTIVE OFFICERS
Buhmann William G Jr 1LT 03/05/66 09/01/66 DET XO A7/15 A0U
Corscadden William J   2LT 09/19/66 04/14/67 DET XO medevaced? A0U
Strange Theodore R Jr 1LT 01/01/67 05/01/67 DET XO medevaced? YE
Smith George B   1LT 02/11/67 01/29/68 DET XO    
Anderson William D   1LT 05/10/67 08/15/67 DET XO   DEC?
Apodaca Charles J   CPT 06/24/67 12/15/67 DET XO & CO? Y
Miller Francis E   1LT 01/01/68 08/07/68 DET XO    
Van Gundy Daniel F   1LT 04/01/68 06/30/68 DET XO   Y
Williamson Archie III 1LT 06/27/68 06/01/69 DET XO   Y
Gildea Thomas J   1LT 06/01/69 11/28/69 DET XO   YE
Beach John M   1LT 02/01/70 06/07/70 DET XO   YE
Emerick Morris E   1LT 06/07/70 09/30/70 DET XO   YE
CIVIL AFFAIRS/PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS OFFICERS
Griner Wayne L   1LT 10/16/66   CAPO   YE
Miller Francis E   1LT 08/19/67   CAPO    
Cottrell Bert M 'Max' 1LT 10/01/67 12/15/67 CAPO   YE
Portinho Paul M V   1LT 11/19/67 03/01/68 CAPO Schasseur DEC
Van Gundy Daniel F   1LT 02/04/68 04/01/68 CAPO   Y
                 
Rayburn Leslie L Ho Chi 1LT 08/27/68 12/14/68 CAPO   YE
Gildea Thomas J   1LT 11/28/68 06/01/69 CAPO   YE
Reiten Thomas C   1LT 05/01/69 10/13/69 CAPO & XO YE
Booth Gordon H   2LT 07/05/69 01/11/70 CAPO   DEC
Harrison John R   1LT 10/01/69   CAPO   DEC
Beach John M   2LT 11/12/69 02/01/70 CAPO   YE
Emerick Morris E   1LT 02/01/70 06/07/70 CAPO   YE
                 
TEAM SERGEANTS
Slover John M   MSG 03/05/66 05/18/66 TM SGT A7/15  
Stevens Seth S   SFC 05/19/66 09/01/66 TM SGT   DEC
Price Robert K   MSG 07/01/66 02/01/67 TM SGT   DEC
Sanchez Thomas J   MSG 09/01/66 03/06/67 TM SGT   KIA
Adams Harmon D   MSG 03/06/67 08/01/67 TM SGT   DEC
Waitr Jan   SFC? 05/01/67 04/01/68 TM SGT RAD OP?  
Morakon Peter   MSG 04/01/68 04/01/69 TM SGT   Y
Nakahara Ronald T   MSG 07/20/69 11/01/69 TM SGT   Y
Seago Clifford R   MSG 12/01/69 09/01/70 TM SGT   YE
Pecoraro James G   MSG 06/01/70 09/12/70 TM SGT   DEC
INTELLIGENCE
Fernandez William M "Jose" SFC 05/19/66 11/21/66 INTEL   KIA
McConnell Ronald G   SSG 09/01/66 03/04/67 INTEL   DEC
Whittington Eschol R   SFC 04/01/67 05/01/67 INTEL   YE
Roth Jacob G   SFC 09/01/67 03/01/68 INTEL   YE
Parry James D   SSG 12/21/67 12/20/68 INTEL   DEC
Shurling Walter R "Ray" SGT 01/01/69 12/01/69 INTEL   YE
Krauss Joseph A Jr SSG 10/07/69 10/06/70 INTEL   DEC
McCoy Robert H   SGT 11/30/67 11/29/68 INTEL/A LT WPNS Y
Maxberry Richard E   SP5 09/01/68 03/01/69 INTEL/A   YE
WEAPONS
Ellis Millard K   SSG 05/19/66   HVY WPNS   ZY
Shoultz Lonnie T Jr SP4 05/19/66 12/07/66 LT WPNS   YE
Hunter Willie J   SFC 08/01/66 02/01/67 HVY WPNS or C-3  
Tucker Oddie   SSG 09/01/66 01/01/67 HVY WPNS   DEC
Wafer Leon   SSG 06/01/67   LT WPNS    
Moskaluk George 'Igor' SSG 09/25/67 09/24/68 HVY WPNS   DEC
Woodard Houston M   SSG 06/01/68 09/01/68 LT WPNS   Y
Palacio Jose L   SGT 06/07/69 06/07/70 LT WPNS   YE
Corvera Henry E   SFC 03/19/70 09/21/70 HVY WPNS   Y
CIVIL AFFAIRS/PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS NCO
Small Burt C Jr SP4 05/19/66 03/06/67 CAPO NCO   MIA
Schimke John R   SSG 12/18/67 06/01/68 CAPO NCO   DEC
RADIO OP
Weeks Charles D   SSG 05/19/66 12/01/66 RAD OP   YE
Newsome Kenneth E   SGT 05/19/66 03/04/67 RAD OP A7/15 YE
Chapman James C   SP5 01/01/67   RAD OP    
Englander Lawrence J   SSG 09/21/67 04/01/68 RAD OP   MIA
Brown Phillip M   SSG 10/01/67 12/15/67 RAD OP   YE
Green Christopher R   SGT 11/09/67 06/01/68 RAD OP malaria YE
Carldwell Carl   SFC 01/14/68 01/13/69 RAD OP or C-4  
Kern Richard L   SFC 06/01/68 12/15/68 RAD OP   YE
Hunter David W   SFC 06/15/68 07/13/68 RAD OP medevaced YE
Dooms Franklin H   SP4 07/01/68 08/29/68 RAD OP medevaced? YE
Clarkson Peter   SGT 09/19/68 09/18/69 RAD OP   Y
Clifton Orville V   SFC 01/01/69   RAD OP   DEC
Simpson James E Jr SP5 09/14/69 05/10/70 RAD OP    
Holthusen Patrick H   SFC 01/01/70 08/01/70 RAD OP   YE
Crumley John T 'Tom' SGT 08/01/70 09/30/70 RAD OP 12/01/70 to BR YE
DEMO
Stearns Michael F   SSG 06/01/66 03/06/67 DEMO A7/15 KIA
                 
Miller Richard D   SP5 03/17/67 03/16/68 DEMO or Richard A  
Caesar Leo E Jr SGT 07/20/68 04/17/69 DEMO medevaced? Y
Medrano Ramiro   SP5 07/08/69 09/08/70 DEMO    
MEDIC
Whitehead Paul J   SFC 03/05/66 03/04/67 MEDIC A7/15 Y
Spicer Robert B   SGT 12/20/66 01/30/68 MEDIC   A0U
Patterson Gary L   SSG 05/15/67 01/01/68 MEDIC & A-103  
Swicegood Harold H   SGT 11/21/67 03/01/68 MEDIC   A0Y
Siemer William E   SGT 12/17/67 12/16/68 MEDIC    
Arnold Jeffrey B   SGT 01/01/68   MEDIC   Y
Bianchini John H   SGT 08/01/68 05/01/69 MEDIC   YE
Brenner Clifford H   SGT 01/01/69   MEDIC    
Flores Gregory R Jr SGT 07/15/69 07/15/70 MEDIC    
Koehler Wilson C   SGT 12/19/69 02/08/70 MEDIC   DNH
Alsup Thomas A   SGT 01/01/70 09/30/70 MEDIC 12/1/70 to BR YE
ASSIGNMENT UNKNOWN
Berry Randell L Sr SSG 01/01/68        
Fisher Arnold W 'AW' SFC 01/01/70   71Q4P    

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