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Who's Who from Detachment A-311 (Tan Linh) (Partial Draft)

The following is a listing of all personnel in our database, assigned to Detachment A-311 (Tanh Linh). If you were assigned to A-311 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 A5/223 opened the Tan Linh camp in April 1965. Tan Linh was located in Tanh Linh District, Binh Tuy Province. It initially reported to B-23. Ban Me Thuot, and was designated A-235. On July 1, 1965, Binh Tuy Province was transferred from IICTZ to IIICTZ and Tan Linh was transferred to C-3 and redesignated A-304. On January 1, 1966, it was reassigned to B-31 and redesignated A-311. Tan Linh was closed in 11/01/1967 to U.S. 1st Infantry Division.

LAST NAME FIRST NAME SFX RNK FROM DATE TO DATE DUTIES REMARKS STAT
DETACHMENT COMMANDER
Hendricks Christopher P   CPT 04/01/65 10/01/65 DET CO A5/223 YE,
Robinson Ronald M   CPT 08/25/65 02/01/66 DET CO A-304 YE
Trickett Frederick R   CPT 01/03/66 06/01/66 DET CO A-311 YE.
Gilbert Johnnie R   CPT 06/01/66 01/07/67 DET CO   DEC
Spradling Eldon H   CPT 12/15/66 08/09/67 DET CO   YE.
McKeithan Henry H III CPT 06/01/67 09/30/67 DET CO? or James H Brown YE.
Surdu Frank G   CPT 09/05/67 11/01/67 DET CO   DEC
DETACHMENT EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Caravalho Sario J   1LT 04/01/65 07/01/65 DET XO A5/235 Y,
Whelan Robert E   1LT 06/01/65 01/24/66 DET XO A-304 Y,
Johnson Claude D   1LT 02/01/66 06/01/66 DET XO   YE.
Iacobelli Frank C   1LT 03/29/66 09/01/66 DET XO   YE.
Sauls Heyward C   1LT 10/18/66 06/02/67 DET XO   DEC
                 
CIVIL AFFAIRS/PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS
Winn Burke S   2LT 01/17/66 06/16/66 CAPO   DEC
TEAM SERGEANT
Davis Joseph L   MSG 04/01/65 07/01/65 TM SGT A5/223 to? DEC
Gillis Gerard T 'Top' MSG 05/01/65   TM SGT A-235 DEC
Vaillancourt Alfred   MSG 06/01/65   TM SGT   DEC
Clark William A   MSG 03/10/66 12/12/66 TM SGT   DEC
Jackson Vernon J   MSG 11/01/66 03/01/67 TM SGT   DEC
                 
Johnson Dallas W   MSG 08/08/67 11/01/67 TM SGT   DEC
INTELLIGENCE
Trejo Lino   SSG 04/05/65 05/01/65 INTEL A5/223 DEC
White Milton H   SFC 05/01/65 09/01/65 INTEL A5/223 DEC
Rutherford Glenn F   SFC 08/01/65   INTEL GLENN? DEC
Bulluck George B   SSG 12/01/65 12/01/66 INTEL   DEC
Miller Richard L   SSG 01/01/66 04/01/66 INTEL/A   YE.
Miller Richard L   SSG 04/01/66 09/01/66 INTEL   YE.
Tomb Glenn L   SFC 12/03/66 03/01/67 INTEL   DEC
Abramski Franklin B   SSG 03/18/67 06/02/67 INTEL   DEC
                 
WEAPONS
Schmutzler Clarence J   SSG 04/01/65 07/01/65 LT WPNS A5/223 to? DEC
Lee Terry   SSG 08/01/65 01/01/66 LT WPNS medevaced YE.
Chappell Willie T   SFC 09/01/65 03/19/66 HVY WPNS   DEC
Range Nolan L W   SSG 12/01/65 12/01/66 LT WPNS    
Sass Harry   SGT 03/01/66   HVY WPNS   DEC
Luckey Donald R   SSG 04/02/67 06/01/67 LT WPNS   DEC
RADIO OP
Hoodye Lawrence L   SFC 04/01/65 05/20/65 RAD OP A5/223 to? DEC
Zabitosky Frederick W   SGT 04/01/65 09/01/65 RAD OP A5/223 DEC
Reeves George B   SSG 08/01/65 04/01/66 RAD OP   DEC
Ferguson William G   SSG 05/01/65 01/01/66 RAD OP   KIA
Bulluck George B   SSG 12/01/65 12/01/66 RAD OP   DEC
Neddeau Ronald D   SFC 02/01/66 08/01/66 RAD OP extension DEC
Miller William L   SP4 05/15/66 12/12/66 RAD OP   DEC
Kendall Marion D   SFC 07/22/66 04/05/67 RAD OP B7/4 DEC
Fisher Walter P   SP4 11/02/66 05/19/67 RAD OP    
Mylly Terry J   SGT 04/01/67 09/20/67 RAD OP    
Reeves George B   SSG 08/01/67 11/01/67 RAD OP   DEC
DEMO
Carrow Billy E   SFC 04/01/65 10/01/65 DEMO A5/223 DNH
White Milton H   SFC 04/01/65 05/01/65 DEMO A5/223 DEC
Turner Willie J   SP5 04/01/65 10/01/65 DEMO A5/223 YE.
Sigman Gary D   SSG 06/01/65   DEMO   YE.
Martin Sherman L   SSG 05/01/66 10/01/66 DEMO NO ORDERS DEC
                 
McLuckie James B   SSG 01/01/67 11/21/67 DEMO   DEC
MEDIC
Videen Arthur R   SSG 04/01/65   MEDIC A-235 DEC
Tamashunas Robert R   SGT 04/01/65 07/01/65 MEDIC A5/235 YE.
Baker Allen B   SFC 04/10/65 10/01/65 MEDIC A5/223 Y,
Walsh William P   SGT 11/01/65 07/20/66 MEDIC   YE.
Rollier David E   SGT 01/01/66   MEDIC   DEC
Berry Ronald G   SGT 07/29/66 03/01/67 MEDIC   DEC
Marshall John S   SGT 12/19/66 03/01/67 MEDIC   YE,
Doyle John E   SGT 01/28/67 03/01/67 MEDIC JOHN I? L? R?  
Rajchel Robert A   SSG     MEDIC   Y?
ASSIGNMENT UNKNOWN
                 
MAP of A-311 (Tanh Linh)
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