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Who's Who from Detachment B-42 (Long Xuyen/Chao Doc) (Partial Draft)

The following is a listing of all personnel in our database, assigned to Detachment B-42 (Long Xuyen/Chao Doc). If you were assigned to B-42 or you can correct any errors or can add any names or [ESPECIALLY HELPFUL] identify the assignments for the names at the bottom of this page shown as "Assignments 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: The first PCS B Detachment B5/130 established a camp at Chao Doc? or took over Camp Dan Thanh at Long Xuyen from TDY Detachment B1/130, 1st SFGA o/a March ??, 1965.The Detachment was established as a CIDG Control Detachment with Sector (at Chau Doc) and Subsector responsibilities. Long Xuyen was closed either 03/??/65 or 12/22/65 and relocated to Chao Doc. Long Xuyen was located in ? District, Chao Doc Province and Cho Doc was located in Chao Phu District, Chao Doc Province. Chao Doc was closed o/a 07/??/68 and converted to RF/PF. Medical, Signal, Intelligence and Engineering augmentations are presently listed with the parent element at the SFOB.

LAST NAME FIRST NAME SFX RNK FROM DATE TO DATE DUTIES REMARKS STAT
DETACHMENT COMMANDER
Arnn John O   MAJ 02/20/65 12/26/65 DET CO   KIA
Neller Herbert F Jr MAJ 01/07/66 07/14/66 DET CO & PSA  
Brewer Donald   LTC 07/01/66 01/06/67 DET CO   DEC
Thieme Earl L   MAJ 01/21/67 06/28/67 DET CO    
Skiles Robert L   MAJ 06/01/67 10/01/67 DET CO    
Myers Claire G   MAJ 11/01/67 03/01/68 DET CO   Y
Sildam Are   MAJ 08/15/67 02/04/68 DET CO NOR to B-23  
Reid Robert L   MAJ 02/19/68 07/01/68 DET CO    
DETACHMENT EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Dixon Charles L   CPT 02/20/65 02/19/66 DET XO    
Brewer Donald   LTC 01/07/66 07/01/67 DET XO   DEC
Williford Donald E   MAJ 04/11/66 09/09/66 DET XO    
Poole George E Jr CPT 08/22/66 12/12/66 DET XO    
Campbell Donald F   MAJ 11/15/66 05/07/67 DET XO Fm 5/8/66- 11/15/66? NOR  
Doar James M   MAJ 04/28/67 06/13/67 DET XO    
Smith Daniel A   CPT 08/05/67 09/21/67 DET XO    
Smith William F   MAJ 08/05/67 03/01/68 DET XO/CO to FOB1  
Myers Clair G   MAJ 09/20/67   DET XO   Y
Hanlon James A   MAJ 10/18/67 09/29/68 DET XO    
LeBlanc Victor A   MAJ 11/15/67 06/30/68 DET XO DDUS 8/12/67-  
Frye Montgomery S   MAJ 04/01/68 08/04/68 DET XO   DEC
DETACHMENT SERGEANT MAJOR
                 
Lockhart John T   SGM     DET SGM    
Grisham Robert G   SSM 06/01/67 01/01/68 DET SGM    
Terbush George K   SGM 08/01/67 04/15/68 DET SGM &/OR C-3  
                 
S-1 (PERSONNEL)
McCracken John B or R   CPT 02/20/65   S-1 B5/130  
Luketina Robert M   CPT 11/10/65 11/09/66 S-1    
Lacey William J Jr CPT 12/06/66 11/30/67 S-1    
Auburn Parker K   1LT 10/01/67 09/14/68 S-1 S-2?  
McKoy Samuel L   SSG 05/26/67 05/25/68 S-1 NCOIC    
S-2 (INTELLIGENCE)
Nollner Ralph E Jr CPT 02/20/65 06/01/65 S-2 B5/130 DEC
Chaplinski Charles W Jr CPT 06/01/65 01/23/65 S-2    
Rangel Ynes Jr CPT 09/01/65 03/25/66 S-2    
Blesse James S   CPT 05/15/66 12/12/66 S-2   Y
Houlihan John C   CPT 10/24/66 03/31/67 S-2    
Fink Kenneth L   CPT 02/14/67 01/31/68 S-2    
Whittington Richard F   1LT 01/20/68 04/25/69 S-2 9/26/66-1/19/68 NOR  
Wallace James L   SFC 12/04/66 12/04/67 S-2 NCOIC PMTD MSG  
Critzburg Lloyd C   SP6 06/01/67 12/27/67 S-2 ANAL 96B3S  
Tarr Robert C   SGT 06/30/67 06/08/68 S-2 CI MI AUG  
S-3 (OPERATIONS)
Williford Donald E   CPT 09/08/65 04/10/66 S-3    
Hoskin Donald L   MAJ 05/12/66 09/01/66 S-3   Y
Knight Roger P   MAJ 09/01/66 01/25/67 S-3    
Klys Adam J   MAJ 01/19/67 08/02/67 S-3    
Morris Alvin B   CPT 06/01/67 09/05/67 S-3    
Rees Steven J   CPT 08/12/67 01/12/68 S-3    
Henrich William B   CPT 10/22/67 05/23/68 S-3   Y
Louk Thomas N   SFC 01/01/66 12/05/66 S-3 TRNG    
Povich Sam   MSG 02/20/65 02/19/66 S-3 NCOIC B5/130 Y
Johnson Evans H Sr MSG 04/01/66 08/17/68 S-3 NCOIC    
Evans J T Jr SSG 02/20/65 02/19/65 HVY WPNS B5/130  
Thompson Hugh C   SSG 02/20/65   HVY WPNS B5/130  
Erwin Leroy E   SFC 06/04/67 06/02/68 LT WPNS    
S-4 (LOGISTICS)
Bryant Walter R   CPT 09/08/65 09/07/66 S-4    
Marvin Daniel   CPT 08/08/66 12/15/66 S-4    
Gibson James L   CPT 03/08/67 07/30/67 S-4    
Taylor Clyde R   CPT 07/29/67 09/21/67 S-4    
Taylor Clyde R   CPT 09/22/67 07/11/68 S-4    
Connelly John R   1LT 12/16/67 11/27/68 S-4/ASST    
Brown Allen R   SFC 02/20/65 02/19/66 S-4 NCOIC B5/130  
Davis Eugene T   SSG 09/20/66 09/20/67 S-4 NCO 76K4S  
S-5 (CIVIL AFFAIRS/PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS)
Gorrell Otmer R   CPT 11/07/65 05/15/66 S-5    
George Graham W Jr CPT 07/01/66 01/04/67 S-5    
Young John F   CPT 08/08/67 12/12/67 S-5    
Haake Ronald M   1LT 12/19/67 12/18/68 S-5    
Knowlton William F X   CPT 12/06/66 05/18/67 S-5 CA    
Thacker James F   CPT 09/16/65 01/07/66 RF/PF ADV    
Smith Burton G   CPT 12/03/65 06/01/66 RF/PF ADV    
Neilson Robert S   CPT 08/01/66 12/11/66 RF/PF ADV    
Klys Adam J   CPT 10/01/66 01/18/67 RF/PF ADV    
Shubert Edwin L Jr 1LT 01/14/67 05/01/67 RF/PF ADV   KIA
McCarver James M   CPT 08/05/67   RF/PF ADV    
Dowd Thomas M   1LT 04/13/68 09/01/68 RF/PF ADV    
Kaffenberger Alan G   SP4 06/01/67 09/01/67 S-5 NCO    
SIGNAL SECTION
Kimball Lyle L   SFC 09/04/66 09/04/67 RAD SPVR    
Hinson Wess   SFC 07/05/67 01/01/68 31Z4S    
Walker Jan L   SGT 06/12/64 06/04/65 RAD OP    
Macek Alvin J Jr SP4 11/01/64 10/31/65 RTT OP SIGCO  
Jasper Joe E   SFC 02/20/65 02/19/65 RAD OP B5/130  
Torello Carl H   SFC 02/20/65 12/26/65 RAD OP B5/130 KIA
Cannon Ralph   SSG 02/13/66 08/03/67 RAD OP   KIA
Hasselius Robert H   SP4 03/18/67 03/18/68 RAD OP SPEC LEAVE  
Hagen David L   PFC 04/07/67 12/08/67 RAD OP CIB CK DATES  
Chase Michael F   SP4 09/24/67 11/21/68 RAD OP @A-149  
White Steven M   SGT 01/25/68 04/01/68 RAD OP   YE
Mygan Thomas M Jr SSG 03/01/69 01/01/70 RAD OP    
ENGINEERING SECTION
Robbins Frank A Jr SFC 01/01/67 09/04/67 DEMO    
MEDICAL SECTION
Futch Keith   SFC 02/20/65 02/19/66 MEDIC B5/130  
Pierce Melvin L   SFC 09/01/65 03/01/66 MEDIC    
Darce Lionel A Jr SFC 01/05/66 06/30/68 MEDIC   DEC
ATTACHED PERSONNEL
Burkhardt William J   SP4   10/12/67 31M20 52 SIG BN ATTD KIA
ASSIGNMENTS UNKNOWN
Taylor John E   CPT 01/01/65     PCS?  
Alexander Joseph E Jr CPT 02/20/65 02/20/65 DROPPED B5/130 Y
McGovern George W   CPT 02/20/65 06/01/65   B5/130  
Bell William C   SSG 02/20/65     B5/130  
Carter James A   MSG 02/20/65     B5/130  
Kaluakini Kenneth   SSG 02/20/65     B5/130  
Willoughby William R   SP4 02/20/65     B5/130  
Farmer Thomas D   SGT 01/01/66        
Edwards Robert T   CPT 07/13/67        
Dix Drew D   SSG 01/01/68        
Hagadorn William J   SFC 03/01/69 05/07/69   ASSIGN?  

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