WORK-IN-PROGRESS

[Products & Services][Registration][Links & FAQ's][FNG][Work-in-Progress]      [Explanation of Status Codes]
[Team Message Board] [Det C-2] [II CTZ Camp List]

Buy the CIDG History CD ROM, while it's still at the introductory price of $50.00.

[Dividing Line Image]

Who's Who from Detachment A-252 (Plei Mrong) (Partial Draft)

The following is a listing of all personnel in our database, assigned to Detachment A-252 (Plei Mrong). If you were assigned to A-252 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 "Assignment Unknown," or if you have any rosters, please let me know by e-mail at (sherman1@flash.net) or by phone at (713) 683-9076 or join the team discussion at the Green Beret Forum. I need a copy of the PCS orders for the original PCS team.

Narrative Information: The first PCS Detachment A5/233 (redesignated A5/212 on 01/08/65) took over the Plei Mrong camp from A1/333, 1st SFG(A). A-212 was redesignated A-252 in March, 1966. Plei Mrong was converted to VNSF A-115 o/a May, 1967, then to 63rd Border Ranger o/a 10/31/70. Plei Mrong was located in Le trung District, Pleiku Province.

LAST NAME FIRST NAME SFX RNK FROM DATE TO DATE DUTIES REMARKS STAT
DETACHMENT COMMANDER
Drinkwater James L   CPT 11/13/64   DET CO? No Orders A5/333  
Sanaker John M   CPT 01/25/65 07/05/65 DET CO   Y
McMillan Mervyl C   CPT 06/01/65 04/01/66 DET CO A5/212 & MACV  
Buttermore Charles W III MAJ 06/01/66 10/01/66 DET CO   Y
Rodriguez Joe A   CPT 06/01/66 09/01/66 DET CO    
Monroe Mark A   CPT 11/01/66 01/12/67 DET CO   Y
Williams William J   CPT 01/04/67 05/20/67 DET CO    
DETACHMENT EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Hudson Daniel E   2LT 11/13/64   DET XO A5/233  
Wilhelm Alfred D Jr 1LT 04/01/65   DET XO    
Hanson Howard Jr 1LT 07/08/65 07/07/66 DET XO A-212  
Roberts Clyde C   1LT 06/01/66 01/12/67 DET XO    
Penn Walter L III 1LT 11/22/66 07/27/67 DET XO    
CIVIL AFFAIRS/PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS
Roberts Clyde C   1LT 03/01/66 06/01/66 CAPO    
Anthony John D Jr SGT 11/26/65 11/25/66 CAPO NCO    
Maddox Robert E Jr SSG 03/01/66 10/15/66 CAPO NCO    
Smith Bucky N   MSG 02/01/67 05/01/67 CAPO NCO    
TEAM SERGEANT
Gillis Gerard T 'Top' MSG 11/13/64   TM SGT A5/233  
Williamson Mac   MSG 01/17/65 01/16/66 TM SGT    
Pronier Robert A   MSG 06/01/65   TM SGT    
Pierce Nelson W   MSG 09/01/65   TM SGT    
Lyke Clarence Jr MSG 09/01/66 02/04/67 TM SGT    
Taylor James T   MSG 01/01/67 06/01/67 TM SGT    
Newton Wylie H   MSG 04/28/67   TM SGT    
Cox David L   MSG 06/01/67 09/01/67 TM SGT ASSIGN? Y
INTELLIGENCE
Yost Herbert J "Pappy" SP5 11/13/64   INTEL A5/233  
Espinosa Robert   SGT 10/11/65 06/01/66 INTEL/A    
Barner Lawrence A Jr SFC 01/11/66   INTEL    
Jordan Cecil R   SFC 04/26/66 01/01/67 INTEL    
Brushwood William H   SFC 12/01/66 05/01/67 INTEL   Y
WEAPONS
Johns Gerald A   SSG 11/13/64   LT WPNS A5/233 Y
Gagich Danny   SSG 11/13/64   HVY WPNS A5/233 DEC
Brown Jimmie B   SSG 05/01/65 05/01/66 LT WPNS    
Sweeney Paul K   SFC 01/01/66 04/20/66 HVY WPNS    
Bookout Charles F   SGT 05/24/66 05/24/67 LT WPNS    
RADIO OP
Smith Donald R   SFC 11/13/64   RAD OP A5/233  
Green Shelby M   SP4 11/13/64   RAD OP A5/233  
Fugee? Raymond M 'Mike' SP4     RAD OP    
Caywood Dan R   SSG 01/11/66 01/10/67 RAD OP    
Aparis Gilbert   SP4 01/17/66 01/17/67 RAD OP    
Fahling Raymond H   SFC 01/01/67   RAD OP    
Aparis Gilbert   SSG 08/28/67 08/27/68 RAD OP    
DEMO
James Richard D   SSG 11/13/64 6/01/65 DEMO A5/233  
Hough Arthur B   SP5 11/13/64   DEMO A5/233  
Rosenthal Robert P   SSG 06/01/65 3/01/66 DEMO A5/217 YE
Spruill James R   SSG 09/01/65 01/01/66 DEMO    
Tyler Richard M   SSG 03/22/66 03/21/67 DEMO    
Parmentier Albert G   SFC 03/01/67 04/01/67 DEMO   Y
MEDIC
Dawson Burle M   SP4 11/13/64   RAD OP A5/233  
Clark Cornelious   SSG 11/13/64 6/01/65 DEMO A5/233  
Mezzacapo Vincent A   SGT 01/01/65   MEDIC A5/212  
Reese Emmett   SFC 09/15/65 01/01/66 MEDIC    
Akers Billy J   SFC 06/01/66 02/21/67 MEDIC    
Allen Samuel R   SSG 01/01/67 05/17/67 MEDIC @A-244 KIA
Lunceford John C   SGT 06/21/66 06/21/67 MEDIC    
ASSIGNMENT UNKNOWN
McMahon Dennis P   1LT 01/01/65     A-212  
Dobson Robert W   SFC 06/01/65        

Page Last Modified: Thursday, April 18, 2013

[Products & Services][Registration][Links & FAQ's][FNG][Work-in-Progress]

If you don't have the Green Beret Magazine Reprint, buy it before the stock is sold out!!!
Questions or problems regarding this web site should be directed to sherman1@flash.net.
Copyright 1999-2005 Radix Press. All rights reserved.
Last modified: Thursday April 18, 2013.