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Who's Who from Detachment A-352 (Hiep Hoa (New))/A-353/A-326 (Tra Cu) (Partial Draft)

The following is a listing of all personnel in our database, assigned to Detachment A-352 (Hiep Hoa (New)) and A-352/A-326 (Tra Cu). If you were assigned to A-352 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 A7/19 set up a staging/training area at Hiep Hoa o/a/04/05/66. It closed and the assets were used to establish a camp at Tra Cu. See Tra Cu below.

LAST NAME FIRST NAME SFX RNK FROM DATE TO DATE DUTIES REMARKS STAT
DETACHMENT COMMANDER
Phillips Billy J   CPT 04/05/66 11/14/66 DET CO A7/19 DEC
Perdew Eldon L   CPT 10/03/66 03/11/67 DET CO   DEC
DETACHMENT EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Miller Lawrence C   1LT 04/05/66 04/04/67 DET XO A7/19 Y.
CIVIL AFFAIRS/PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS
                 
TEAM SERGEANT
Carnagey Richard D   MSG 04/05/66 11/06/66 TM SGT A7/19 DEC
Eikstadt Dean   MSG 10/01/66 10/01/67   or A-35x DEC
INTELLIGENCE
Barnes James F   SSG 04/05/66 11/06/66 INTEL A7/19 DNH
WEAPONS
Anderson Boyd W 'Andy' SGT 04/05/66 06/20/66 LT WPNS A7/19 to B-56 KIA
Newnam Bobby W   SSG 04/05/66 06/01/66 HVY WPNS A7/19 DEC
Ovsak George W   SSG 04/05/66 01/06/66 LT WPNS A7/19 to MGF KIA
RADIO OP
Cawley Joseph J   SSG 04/05/66 08/01/66 RAD OP A7/19 to MGF Y,
Stockton George D   SP4 04/05/66 08/05/66 RAD OP A7/19-A7/20 YE.
Stockton George D   SP4 08/01/66 04/19/67 RAD OP Tra Cu? A-352 YE.
Taylor Francis X   SGT 01/01/67 05/25/67 RAD OP   YE.
DEMO
Povazsay Gerard D   SSG 04/05/66 04/04/67 DEMO A7/19 DEC
MEDIC
Browder Jimmie R   SP4 04/05/66 09/01/66 MEDIC A7/19 DEC
Ferguson Luke B   SSG 04/05/66 04/04/67 MEDIC A7/19  
Cox Danny B   SSG 02/01/67 03/01/67 MEDIC to A-326 YE,
ASSIGNMENT UNKNOWN
                 
MAP of A-352 Hiep Hoa

Tra Cu (A-352/A-326)

Narrative Information: A PCS team (A7/19) was relocated from the staging/training area at Hiep Hoa (see A-352) to establish a new camp in Tra Cu, o/a 3/1/67. This camp was redesignated A-326 when reassigned to B-32 o/a 10/68. It was converted to 64th Border Ranger o/a 08/31/70. Tra Cu was located in ?? District, Long An Province.

LAST NAME FIRST NAME SFX RNK FROM DATE TO DATE DUTIES REMARKS STAT
DETACHMENT COMMANDER
Hurst Curtis C   CPT 03/12/67 09/20/67 DET CO A-352 YE.
Williams Arthur T   CPT 07/31/67 12/14/67 DET CO A-352  
Trent Alexander B   CPT 12/15/67 05/11/68 DET CO A-352 YE,
Keener Allan W   CPT 04/01/68 10/16/68 DET CO A-352 YE,
Pharaoh Johnnie L   CPT 10/05/68 04/08/69 DET CO A-326 A0Y
Hyatt Robert P   CPT 02/03/69 07/07/69 DET CO   YE.
Shannon Jackie H   CPT 02/01/69 07/26/69 DET CO A-326 DEC
Amendola James J   CPT 07/01/69 07/29/69 DET CO   KIA
O'Shea John M 'Mike' CPT 08/01/69 03/01/70 DET CO   YE.
Cox Walter B   CPT 12/27/69 05/30/70 DET CO   DEC
Valentine Edmundo L M   CPT 06/01/70 08/30/70 DET CO   YE,
DETACHMENT EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Schiller Arthur A Jr 2LT 12/27/66 06/01/67 DET XO    
Ryan William O   1LT 02/28/67 01/13/68 DET XO    
Mayer Peter M   1LT 12/31/67 10/07/68 DET XO/A   DEC
Keplinger Robert B   1LT 01/29/68 04/05/68 DET XO medevaced DEC
Davis Charles E   1LT 03/16/68 09/16/68 DET XO   DEC
Krier Andrew M   1LT 07/16/68 02/17/69 A/BOAT OPS   DEC
Siciliano David F   1LT 03/01/69 08/01/69 DET XO   YE,
Rickwood Richard C   1LT 12/10/69 02/26/70 DET XO    
Erickson Joseph A   1LT 01/23/70 10/22/70 DET XO   Y,
CIVIL AFFAIRS/PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS
Schram John L   1LT 10/15/67 03/28/68 CAPO to 09/27/68? YE,
Spencer Gary L   CPT 04/10/68 03/27/69 CAPO   YE.
Amendola James J   CPT 12/02/68 07/01/69 CAPO   KIA
Caldwell Robert E   1LT 12/23/69 01/17/70 DET XO   Y,
TEAM SERGEANT
Preece Cyrus S   MSG 01/19/67   TM SGT A-353 DEC
Honer John H   MSG 08/15/67 05/02/68 TM SGT A-326?
RTO 351?
DEC
Berry Bobby W   SFC 11/01/67 10/30/68 TM SGT A-326 DEC
Miller Charles L   MSG 05/01/68 02/23/69 TM SGT medevaced YE.
Parker Robert L   SFC 03/01/69 07/29/69 TM SGT   DEC
Furnish Robert L   MSG 08/17/69 09/19/70 TM SGT/INTEL?   DEC
Spivey Gene   MSG 01/01/70   TM SGT   DEC
Woods Gilbert E   SSG 07/01/70 08/18/70 TM SGT   YE.
INTELLIGENCE
Halback Dan E   SSG 03/01/67   INTEL   YE.
Richter Rodney F "Red" SGT 01/01/68 08/01/68 INTEL A-326 YE,
Gee Archie G   SFC 10/01/68 09/30/69 INTEL A-326 DEC
Childress Carl R   SP4 01/06/69 06/30/69 INTEL/A A-326 YE.
Sontag Charles E   SFC 07/05/69 07/04/70 INTEL Tra Cu-Duc Hue DEC
WEAPONS
Waggy Clarence L   SFC 01/01/67   WPNS   A0U
Sparkman James L   SFC 01/01/67   WPNS   DEC
Sey Raymond   SFC 03/28/67   HVY WPNS to A-351 DEC
Dudek Kenneth L   SP4 07/01/67 02/01/68 LT WPNS or RAD OP A0
Graves Leon E   SSG 01/01/68 04/06/68 WPNS A-353? DEC
Wieland Gary M   SSG 11/12/68 07/29/69 LT WPNS medevaced YE.
Young Larry L   SSG 04/30/68 04/29/69 HVY WPNS   DEC
Simpkins Ellis H   SFC 06/15/69 06/14/70 HVY WPNS A-326 Y.
Troller Gerald R   SGT 09/15/69 09/17/70 LT WPNS A-326 YE.
Teel Carl W   SGT 06/15/70 09/17/70   A-326 YE.
RADIO OP
Reeves George B   SSG 01/01/67 08/01/68 RAD OP   DEC
Silvers Harold H   SFC 03/28/67   RAD OP   DEC
Ray Ronald E   SP5 04/01/67 12/01/67 RAD OP   MIA
McCord Donald F   SSG 01/01/68   RAD OP   DEC
Gilliam Ronald S   SP4 12/17/68 06/03/68 RAD OP   KIA
Frazer Steven A   SP4 04/01/68 10/11/68 RAD OP & B-35 YE.
Murphy John F   SFC 01/01/69 07/29/69 RAD OP A-326 KIA
Ruff Roy M   SP4 01/01/69 02/23/69 RAD OP medevaced DEC
Keefe David C   PFC 01/01/69 08/01/69 RAD OP A-326 YE.
Carlisle Charles C   SFC 05/12/69 05//11/70 RAD OP   DEC
Towle Ray L   SSG 09/11/69 07/21/70 RAD OP   YE.
DEMO
Adair Everett G   SFC 03/29/67 03/28/68 DEMO & B-35 DEC
Turner Roosevelt Jr SSG 03/29/67 03/28/68 DEMO   Y,
Preiss Robert F   SP5 04/01/67   DEMO   MIA
Hilton Jeffery R   SGT 08/26/69 08/19/70 DEMO A-326 DEC?
MEDIC
Gibson Rowland E   SGT 09/01/66 01/22/67 MEDIC   KIA
Hammond Virgil T   SFC 09/01/66 04/01/67 MEDIC   DEC
Cox Danny B   SSG 03/01/67 04/01/67 MEDIC   YE,
Jimenez Pedro   SP5 03/26/67 06/20/67 MEDIC to Dong Xoai YE.
Clark Patrick C   SGT 04/01/67 03/31/67 MEDIC   YE.
Peterson Brian R   SGT 05/30/67 02/01/68 MEDIC   YE.
Barrows Howard G   SGT 11/01/67 02/01/68 MEDIC medevaced YE,
Funderburk James O   SP4 01/01/68   MEDIC   DEC
Watrous Donald R   SGT 03/01/68 01/01/69 MEDIC to B-35 YE,
Lacey Michael A   SGT 03/01/68 04/08/68 MEDIC   YE.
Whisenant John W   SGT 01/18/69 07/29/69 MEDIC   KIA
Smith Halwin K   SGT 08/01/69 01/05/70 MEDIC A-326 YE.
                 
ASSIGNMENT UNKNOWN
Miller Roy W Jr SP5 01/01/68 11/02/68 64B20 A-321B DNH
Markham Marshall Thomas   SFC 08/25/69 10/15/69   MSF KIA
Morrow William J   MSG 08/14/69 03/05/70   MSF DEC
Teel Carl W   SGT 10/15/69 06/17/70   MSF YE.
Hanna Cecil R   SFC 10/17/69 10/06/70   MSF DEC
512 Swift Boat                
                 
Book of interest: Blood on the Risers by Michael O'Shea
                 
MAP of A-326 (Tra Cu)

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