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Who's Who from Detachment A-333 (Chon Thon/Chi Linh) (Partial Draft)

The following is a listing of all personnel in our database, assigned to Detachment A-333 (Chon Thon/Chi Linh). If you were assigned to A-333 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 ( 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 Minh Thanh PCS Detachment A5/3xx established the Chon Thon subsector advisory element o/a 05/24/65. It was originally designated A-325A and redesignated A-333A. Chon Thon was a subsector advisory team was located in Chon Thon District, Binh Long Province.Chon Thon was closed o/a/ 01/04/67 and re-opened at Chi Linh [Cau Song Be] on 1/28/67. On 12/15/69, the Chi Linh camp was turned over to the 1st Cavalry Division, 331 Co went to Bunard, 332 Co to Dong Xoai and 333 Co went to Minh Thanh. Chi Linh was located in ?? District, Binh Long Province.

Chon Thon (A-325A/A-333A)

Smith Doyle E   CPT 01/28/66 03/27/67 DET CO A-333A DEC
Dodge Robert G   SSG 01/01/66 03/19/66 TM SGT   YE.
Kelland Leo F   SFC 03/01/66 06/01/66 TM SGT to B-52 DEC
Stanfield Michael T   SGT 01/01/66 06/01/66 DEMO to B-52 A0
O'Marr Charles G   SSG 01/01/66 01/01/67 DEMO   YE.
Massey Jay M   SGT 01/01/66 06/01/66 LT WPNS to B-56 DEC
Collins Charles D   SSG 01/01/66 11/01/66 LT WPNS & CAPO DEC
Johnson Charlie W   SFC 01/01/66   MEDIC   DEC
West Leonard G   SSG 10/01/66 01/04/67 MEDIC A7/21 YE.
            RAD OP    

Chi Linh - A-333

Smith Doyle E   CPT 01/28/66 03/27/67 DET CO A-333A DEC
Horn John T   CPT 10/14/66 04/09/67 DET CO A-333A DEC
Johnson Wallace III CPT 03/01/67 06/01/67 DET CO   DEC
Teachey William M   CPT 06/01/67 08/10/67 DET CO   A0U
Cummings John W   CPT 08/12/67 10/01/68 DET CO   YE.
Jackson Richard W   CPT 11/11/67 03/28/68 DET CO   YE.
Bohannon William H   CPT 01/01/68 08/01/68 DET CO   YE,
      CPT 04/01/68 09/01/68 DET CO medevaced BP  
Ellis George H   1LT 06/19/68 12/06/68 DET CO to MSF YE.
Vasile Robert C   1LT 09/03/68 03/11/69 DET CO to B-32 S-3 YE.
Sittler Edwin C 'Conrad' Jr CPT 02/15/69 10/28/69 DET CO to MSF? DEC
Baucom Robert M   CPT 06/01/69 06/10/69 DET CO   YE.
Falls Donald G   1LT 09/15/69 12/15/69 DET CO   YE,
Patmon Claude   1LT 01/01/66 07/25/66 DET XO/CO A-333A DEC
Schachter William D   1LT 12/08/66 08/12/67 DET XO B-33 S-2 YE.
Schiller Arthur A Jr 1LT 06/01/67 10/19/67 DET XO   YR,
Miller Joseph J   1LT 02/03/68 07/01/68 DET XO to A331 KIA
McFall Michael M   1LT 01/03/68 12/30/68 DET XO   Y,
Carberry Patrick J   1LT 07/21/68 01/06/69 DET XO   Y,
Szabo Csaba L   1LT 10/13/68 01/01/69 DET XO   YE.
Fredericksen Meredith J   1LT 09/01/68 11/26/69 DET XO   DEC
Falls Donald G   1LT 05/01/69 09/15/69 DET XO   YE,
Buck George S III 1LT 07/01/69 01/21/70 DET XO   YE.
Carter John F II 1LT 10/15/66 01/01/67 CAPO A-333A DEC
Hansard Henry P   1LT 01/01/68 02/19/68 CAPO   DEC
Gray Roger E   1LT 12/19/68 09/01/69 CAPO   Y?
Buck George S III 1LT 07/01/69 01/21/70 CAPO B-33 YE.
Theriault Samuel S 'Frenchy' MSG 01/01/67   TM SGT   KIA
Gibson Robert L 'Hoot' MSG 03/01/67 05/14/67 TM SGT dates DEC
Lloyd Douglas   MSG 05/14/67 05/28/67 TM SGT   KIA
Browning Robert M   MSG 06/01/67 09/21/67 TM SGT   DEC
Kunert Gerhard   MSG 09/22/67 09/22/68 TM SGT   DEC
Gibson Robert L 'Hoot' MSG 04/01/68 07/01/68 TM SGT dates DEC
Wheeler Jesse E   MSG 01/25/69 06/01/69 TM SGT   Y
Miller Richard L   SFC 06/01/69 08/01/69 TM SGT Direct Comm YE.
Schrack Donald E   MSG 05/01/69 12/15/69 TM SGT   DEC
Frazier Roland E   SFC 02/01/67 03/01/67 INTEL to A-332 Y.
Williams Gaskin B   SFC 03/01/67 07/01/67 INTEL fm A-332 DEC
Young Earl G   SFC 09/24/67 06/01/68 INTEL   DEC
Zepeda Maurice R   SFC 12/15/67 12/14/68 INTEL   YE.
Stang Herbert   SFC 10/24/68 03/01/69 INTEL   DEC
Miller Richard L   SFC 10/01/68 03/01/69 INTEL/A   YE.
Miller Richard L   SFC 03/01/69 06/01/69 INTEL   YE.
Reeves Jimmie P   SP5 01/05/69 11/05/69 INTEL/A   A0Y
Flynn John T   SFC 09/15/69 12/15/69 INTEL to HHC DEC
Hughes Robert G   SFC 01/01/67   HVY WPNS SSN? DEC
Sullivan Merlon B   SFC 04/17/67 04/16/68 WPNS   DEC
Rottman Gordon L   SGT 04/08/69 11/01/69 HVY WPNS   YE.
Koneski Theodore P   SGT 06/14/69 10/01/69 LT WPNS   DEC
McFadden Jerome J Jr 'Bo' SGT 09/01/69 12/15/69 LT WPNS CAPO NCO YE.
Bush? Williams?                
Skavland Kenneth J   SGT 01/01/67   RAD OP   YE.
Frazer Steven A   SP4 10/12/67 02/01/68 RAD OP Medevaced YE.
Lamb Dennis W   SGT 03/01/68 11/01/68 RAD OP   A0
Thomas Randal L   SSG 12/16/68 12/15/69 RAD OP   DEC
Salazar Richard F   SFC 01/12/69 03/22/69 RAD OP   KIA
D'Autremont William   SGT 05/01/69 07/01/69 RAD OP   Y,
Larson John C   SGT 08/05/69 12/15/69 RAD OP   DEC
Jarrett Hubert A   SFC 09/23/69 12/15/69 RAD OP to ? Y,
Lawler Daniel H   SP5 01/01/67 05/14/67 DEMO   KIA
Porter Stephen H   SP4 06/01/67   DEMO   YE.
Tussey Samuel Z   SSG 11/20/67 03/15/68 DEMO   DEC
Marlow John D   SSG 01/18/68 11/01/68 DEMO   DEC
Kurtowicz James D   SP5 07/20/68 06/10/69 DEMO   KIA
West Leonard G   SSG 01/01/67   MEDIC   YE.
Gallagher William J   SGT 01/01/67 05/14/67 MEDIC Hospitalized  
Dopp James D   SP5 02/01/67 09/01/67 MEDIC   A0Y
Hutchins Leonard R "Rex" SGT 08/07/67 08/06/68 MEDIC   YE,
Piper Donald J Jr SP4 06/01/68 05/01/69 MEDIC   DEC
Curry Joe W Jr SGT 02/10/69 02/10/70 MEDIC   DEC
Rodriguez-Larrazabal Julio R   SFC 06/01/69   MEDIC   DEC
Whitten David G   SGT 09/15/69 12/15/69 MEDIC to B-36 YE.
Shekter Joel C   SGT 07/10/69 12/15/69 MEDIC to A-334 DEC
Article of Interest: Anatomy of a Special Forces Camp by Gordon Rottman
MAP of A-325A/A-333A Chon Thon
MAP of A-333 Chi Linh [Cau Song Be]

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