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Who's Who from Detachment A-237 (Song Mao/Luong Son) (Partial Draft)

The following is a listing of all personnel in our database, assigned to Detachment A-237 (Song Mao and Luong Son). If you were assigned to A-237 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 ( or by phone at (713) 683-9076 or join the team discussion at the Green Beret Forum.

Narrative Information: A 1st SFG(A) TDY team, A1/212, established a camp at Luong Son (AKA Luong Thien) Hoa Da District, Binh Thuan Province, in the vicinity of the former VNSF Training Center at Song Mao. This team started at An Tuc with an Apache Force, went to Song Mao and its satellite Phi Ho to train a CIDG force, and then opened the camp at Luong Son before returning to Okinawa. This team, as well as earlier TDY teams from the 1st SFGA, are listed in a previously published monograph. A1/212 was replaced by A7/7 o/a 01/08/66 and A7/7 was redesignated A-237. The camp was turned over to RF/PF on 08/03/68.

A1/212 (TDY) (An Tuc, Song Mao, Phi Ho, Luong Son)
Bass Robert L   CPT 08/01/65 02/02/66 DET CO A1/212 DEC
Holaday Richard K   1LT 08/01/65 02/02/66 DET XO A1/212 YE.
Wright Kenneth L   MSG 08/01/65 02/02/66 TM SGT A1/212  
Chester Oscie G   SFC 08/01/65 02/02/66 INTEL A1/212 DEC
Boyd James L   SFC 08/01/65 02/02/66 HVY WPNS A1/212 DEC
Godsey Jack C   SFC 08/01/65 02/02/66 LT WPNS A1/212 DEC
Oles Stanley S   SFC 08/01/65 02/02/66 DEMO A1/212 A0U
Dirks Lewis L   SGT 08/01/65 02/02/66 DEMO A1/212 YE,
Snell Gerald M   SGT 08/01/65 02/02/66 RAD OP A1/212 DEC
Walden Jimmy W   SGT 08/01/65 02/02/66 RAD OP A1/212 A0U
Castillo Joe   SFC 08/01/65 02/02/66 MEDIC A1/212 DEC
McNeil Michael J   SP4 08/01/65 02/02/66 MEDIC A1/212 A0U

A-237 (Luong Son)

Affourtit Rene J   CPT 01/26/66 07/01/67 DET CO A7/07 A0Y
Sweigart Donald H   CPT 06/01/66 12/12/66 DET CO   DEC
Baratto David J   CPT 12/15/66 06/11/67 DET CO   Y
Davis Harley C   CPT 04/27/67 01/05/68 DET CO   YE
Warren Douglas K   CPT 01/10/68 08/03/68 DET CO to S-3 FWMAF YE.
Dring Lawrence W Jr 1LT 01/26/66 10/01/66 DET XO A7/07 to B-20 DEC
Baratto David J   CPT 10/16/66 12/14/66 DET XO   Y
Little Robert N   1LT 12/17/66 09/02/67 DET XO   YE.
Edwards Daniel H   1LT 09/02/67 06/19/68 DET XO acting CO to 1/15/68 YE
Little Robert N   2LT 09/02/66 12/16/66 CAPO   YE.
Henry Charles E   CPT 02/09/67 05/21/67 CAPO   DEC
Edwards Daniel H   1LT 06/24/67 09/02/68 CAPO   YE
Bowden Lloyd N Jr "Jay" 1LT 12/12/67 04/01/68 CAPO to MSF in 2/68? YE
Thompson Arthur W Jr SP4 07/27/66 07/26/67 CAPO NCO   A0U
Gaston Vincent P   MSG 01/26/66 10/01/66 TM SGT A7/07 DEC
Coats John N   MSG 10/01/66 02/19/67 TM SGT   DEC
Maggio Alan B   MSG 11/21/66 03/10/67 TM SGT Assign? DEC
Peek Thomas V   MSG 02/23/67 09/01/67 TM SGT dates? to? DEC
Martin Billy J   MSG 08/01/67 02/01/68 TM SGT to/from?  
Aldridge Thomas M   MSG 02/01/68 08/03/68 TM SGT   DEC?
Crossman Gary D   SFC 02/17/66 10/29/66 INTEL   DEC
Blevins Clifford G   SFC 09/05/66 09/04/67 INTEL   DEC
Teutsch Gerald W   SFC 10/12/67 10/11/68 INTEL   DEC
Hollowell Jackie U   SSG 09/01/67 08/03/68 INTEL/A   YE.
Lucas Dale L R   SGT 01/26/66 01/25/67 LT WPNS A7/07 A0Y,
Mitchell William T   SFC 01/26/66 02/05/67 HVY WPNS A7/07 YE
Laurence Peter A   SP5 11/07/66 08/20/67 LT WPNS DEROS 10/30/67 YE.
Seymour Leo E   SGT 12/19/66 03/01/67 HVY WPNS   MIA
Norton Larry A   SSG 07/31/67 07/30/68 LT WPNS? to C&C? DEC
Chigi George III SSG 10/01/67 05/01/68 LT WPNS twice wounded YE.
Medley Gene L   SFC 05/27/68 08/03/68 HVY WPNS   YE,
Isham Joe N   SP4 01/26/66 01/25/67 RAD OP A7/07 Y,
Maketa John L   SGT 01/26/66 02/15/66 RAD OP A7/07 YE.
Hudson Larry D   SGT 06/01/66 02/24/67 RAD OP A7/11 DEC
Olson Stephen F   SFC 03/01/66 08/01/66 RAD OP   DEC
Raber Frederick P   SFC 09/01/66 06/19/67 RAD OP   DEC
Souchak John P   SP4 04/01/67 08/01/67 RTT OP to ? A0Y
Cabe Leon E   SP4 08/01/67   RAD OP dates? DEC
Becker Marvin R   SFC 07/01/67 07/31/68 RAD OP   DEC
King ?   SGT     RAD OP    
Egger Robert L   SP5 01/26/66 01/25/67 DEMO A7/07 A0Y
Rico Felix   SSG 01/26/66 09/01/66 DEMO A7/07 to A-234 Y
Thompson Arthur W Jr SP4 07/27/66 07/26/67 DEMO   Y
Santiago-Antolin Franklyn M   SSG 03/01/67 02/01/68 DEMO med-evaced DEC
Jarrett Edwin R   SFC 01/26/66   MEDIC A7/07 Dropped  
Kendrick Mace Jr SGT 01/26/66 03/01/66 MEDIC A7/07 to A-235 YE.
Walton Allen N III SP4 01/26/66 06/01/66 MEDIC A7/07 to B-23, MSF YE.
Young D P "Peter" SSG 03/06/66 04/01/66 MEDIC from A-235, med-evaced DEC
Kipkin Don R   SGT 05/06/66 05/07/67 MEDIC   DEC
Handel Paul S   SGT 09/16/66 09/15/67 MEDIC   A0U
Shagg Charles H Jr SGT 04/11/67 04/10/68 MEDIC   YE.
Strickler George G   SSG 09/01/67 11/07/67 MEDIC to/from C&C? DEC
Douty Robert S   SSG 11/01/67 05/05/68 MEDIC to MAT DEC
?     SSG     MEDIC    
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