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Who's Who from 5th Mobile Strike Force Command (A-504/2nd Battalion) (Draft)

The following is a listing of all personnel in our database, who served in the 2nd Battalion, 5th Mobile Strike Force Command (A-504). If you can correct any errors or if you can add any names, particularly those whose specific assignment is 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.

Narrative Information: A-504, evolving out of the B-51 Camp Strike Force, A-551, conducted operations in support of beleaguered camps throughout RVN as directed. A-504 was organized sometime in 1969 and its subordinate companies were designated 521,522 and 523 Cos. After Action Reports from B-55 and its subordinate elements, including A-504, will be published on CD-ROM at a later date. How did 4th-7th MSF Cos relate to 521, 522, 523 Cos?

[B-55 Staff] [Special Weapons Platoon] [B-55 Assignments Unknown] [A-503] [A-504] [List of Known Operations]

BN STAFF
Sturm Henry B   CPT 11/19/68 11/15/69 BN CO 2 MSF BN  
Powe Prince Jr CPT 03/07/69 11/30/69 BN CO 2 MSF BN  
Randall Charles M   CPT 10/15/69 05/21/70 BN CO 2 MSF BN  
Fitzgerald Stephen E   CPT 01/12/70 01/30/70 BN CO or B-16?  
McNutt Frank E   CPT 05/22/70 07/16/70 BN CO 2 MSF BN KIA
Randall Charles M   CPT 07/16/70 12/04/70 BN CO 2 MSF BN  
Twining Stephen N   CPT 02/01/70 02/01/71 BN CO 2 MSF BN  
Sheets John W III 1LT 03/01/69 06/09/69 BN XO 2 MSF BN  
Barnett Thomas D   1LT 09/25/69 05/27/70 BN XO 2 MSF BN  
Jones Robert W Jr 1LT 05/05/70 09/01/70 BN XO 2 MSF BN  
Slattery Raymond D   SFC 08/27/68 10/07/69 BN NCOIC 2 MSF BN  
Samson Larry D   SFC 03/01/69 09/15/69 BN NCOIC 2 MSF BN  
Taylor William E   SFC 01/01/69   BN NCOIC 2 MSF BN  
Osborne James W   SFC 09/27/69 01/01/70 BN NCOIC 2 MSF BN  
Lindsay William A   MSG 11/21/69 11/14/70 BN NCOIC 2 MSF BN  
Samano Salvador   SSG 09/30/69 09/29/70 RAD SPVR 2 MSF BN/4th Co  
Jasper Lawrence M   SP5 01/01/70 01/01/71 BN A/OPS 2 MSF BN  
Hall Marion E   SFC 03/01/70 01/01/71 STAFF ENG 2 MSF BN  
2 & 3rd CRP’s
Karvelis John J   SFC 08/28/68 08/28/69 2 CRP ADV 2 MSF BN  
Barnett Thomas D   1LT 05/28/69 09/25/69 2 CRP ADV 2 MSF BN  
Fields Harry T   SSG 01/01/70 06/01/70 2 CRP ADV 2 MSF BN  
Huggins Samuel O 'Roadrunner Sam'   SFC 09/27/69 01/01/70 3 CRP ADV 2 MSF BN  
Kinsley Edward O   SSG 01/01/70 01/01/71 3 CRP ADV 2 MSF BN  
Batchelor Thomas D   SSG 08/18/69 03/01/70 3 CRP ADV 2 MSF BN Y
Wolfe Paul G   SGT 01/01/70   CRP ADV 2 MSF BN  
551/521 MSF CO
Davan Benedict M   SSG 03/22/68 03/17/69 CO CDR 521 MSF CO 4th Co (Cham) KIA
Dubiel Stanley R   CPT 06/01/68 12/18/68 CO CDR 521 MSF CO Y
Wright Richard A   1LT 06/06/68 03/05/69 CO CDR 551 MSF CO  
Gonzalez Manuel Jr SFC 06/01/68 07/12/70 CO CDR 4th MSF CO  
Talley John M   SSG 03/01/70 09/04/70 CO CDR 521 MSF CO & Recon Plt  
Clark George E   SSG 11/21/68 01/01/70 PLT LDR CRP 521 1 PLT Y
Allen Ronald L   SP5 07/05/68 06/10/69 2 PLT LDR 521 MSF CO  
Allen Ronald L   SSG 06/11/69 02/04/70 XO 521 MSF CO  
Smith Henry K   SFC 01/01/70 09/22/70 PLT LDR/MD 4th MSF CO  
Schultz Paul E   SFC 06/01/68   4 PLT LDR 521 MSF CO  
Presley Eulis A   SSG 01/01/68   PLT LDR 521 MSF CO  
Stevens Forestal A   SP5 01/01/68 08/25/68 PLT LDR 551 MSF CO KIA
Scruggs William T   SFC 07/03/68 06/21/69 3 PLT/MED 521 MSF CO  
522 MSF CO
Maketa John L   SFC 07/11/68 05/10/69 CO CDR 522 MSF CO  
Medrano Oscar   SFC 09/01/69 02/25/70 CO CDR 5th MSF CO  
Martin David A   SFC 01/01/70 07/06/70 CO ADV 5th MSF CO  
Turner Roosevelt Jr SFC 11/30/68 11/29/69 CO XO 522 MSF CO  
Fields Harry T   SSG 03/01/69 06/01/70 CO XO 522 MSF CO & 2 CRP  
Tobin John N   SGT 01/01/70 05/18/70 CO XO/RO 5th MSF CO  
Edison James F   SP5 09/02/69 01/11/70 PLT LDR 5th MSF CO  
Green Jeffery S   SP4 09/16/69 09/15/70 PLT LDR 5th MSF CO  
Halligan Joseph M   SSG 04/22/69 04/21/70 3 PLT LDR/MED 522 MSF CO  
523 MSF CO
Blanchard Charles W "Doc" SFC 10/07/68 09/03/69 CO CDR 523 MSF CO  
Mayer John J Jr SSG 08/01/69 10/03/69 CO CDR 523 MSF CO Y
Mayer John J Jr SSG 10/06/68 08/01/69 CO XO 523 MSF CO Y
Pease Larry L   SFC 04/15/69 01/01/70 CO XO/CO 6 MSF CO  
Huggins Samuel O 'Roadrunner Sam'   SFC 09/27/69 09/26/70 CO ADV 523 MSF CO  
Clark George E   SSG 01/01/70 03/22/70 CO XO 6 MSF CO Y
Johnson Jerry L   SSG 03/01/70 10/16/70 CO XO 6 MSF CO  
Osborne James W   SFC 03/01/70 09/26/70 1 PLT ADV 523 MSF CO  
Hetzler Walter M   SSG 06/01/68 06/01/69 MEDIC 523 MSF CO  
Higgens James L   SP4 01/01/69   PLT ADV 523 MSF CO  
Jackson Freeman D   SP5 09/01/69 04/23/70 PLT ADV 6 MSF CO  
Thompson Tom H   SSG 01/01/70 05/21/70 PLT LDR/MED CRP/6 MSF CO  
ASSIGNMENT UNKNOWN
Wampler Gary O   SGT 10/17/68 09/22/69 PLT ADV    
Locke John W   SFC 08/19/69 08/19/70 HQ CO SCTY SEC  
Harvey Francis L   SFC 05/27/69 09/01/69 PLT ADV    
Brown Mansel L Jr SFC 09/08/69 09/07/70 CO ADV    
Drake Timothy C   SSG 01/01/70 05/10/70 PLT XO RECON KIA
Maxwell Patrick G   SFC 03/01/70 09/22/70 CO CDR/MED 2 MSF BN  
Brakeman Maurice L   SFC 07/01/70 02/01/71   C CO?  
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