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Who's Who from Detachment B-52(Project DELTA) (Partial Draft)

The following is a listing of all personnel in our database, assigned to Detachment B-52 (Project DELTA). If you were assigned to B-52 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 "Assignments 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 have broken Project DELTA into the following groupings:
[Command Group & Attached Air Force][B-52 Staff][BDA/SRP/RR/Recon][Ranger Advisors][Assignments Unknown]

Narrative Information: The CD-Rom of B-52 (Delta) After Action Reports is available. For a list of B-52 Operations, Click Here. "The air crew members of the 281st Assault Helicopter Company served as members of the Delta Force as Delta Air, but have not been listed here because they have their own Web Site where their names are listed."  Please visit the 281st Assault Helicopter Company Web site at


Richardson William J Jr CPT   06/12/64 DET CO   Y
Mitchell Howard S   MAJ 06/12/64 08/01/64 DET CO B1/110 ret'd to Oki D
Richardson William J Jr CPT 08/01/64 01/15/65 DET CO   Y
Strange Arthur A 'Art' MAJ 01/01/65   DET CO   Y
Beckwith Charlie A 'Chargin' MAJ 07/17/65 02/01/66 DET CO   D
Baker A J 'Bo' CPT 02/01/66 03/01/66 ACTING CO?   D
Keefe John V   MAJ 03/01/66 04/01/66 DET CO DATES? D
Warren John S   LTC 04/01/66 09/01/66 DET CO   D
Luttrell Robert E   MAJ 09/01/66 10/11/66 DET CO   Y
Hayes John G   LTC 10/07/66 05/02/67 DET CO   Y
Asente James   MAJ 11/11/66 07/14/67 DET CO   D
Norman William C   LTC 06/01/67 09/07/67 DET CO   Y
Allen Charles A   MAJ 07/15/67 06/05/68 DET CO   Y
May Robert M   MAJ 06/06/68 01/30/69 DET CO   Y
Park Alan H   LTC 01/31/69 08/19/69 DET CO   Y
Moore Robert J   LTC 10/30/69 03/10/70 DET CO   Y?
Soldato Shane N   MAJ 01/09/70 05/23/70 DET CO   K
Aiken George F 'Gentle Ben'   MAJ 05/20/70 07/21/70 DET CO earlier date? Y?
Reish Richard D   LTC 04/01/66 08/01/66 DET DCO to B-56 D
Luttrell Robert E   MAJ 07/01/66 09/01/66 DET DCO   Y
Asente James   MAJ 10/01/66 11/10/66 DET DCO   D
Allen Charles A   MAJ 03/25/67 07/14/67 DET DCO/S-3   Y
Jones Willis D   MAJ 08/26/67 12/25/68 DET DCO & CO? Y?
Patton Frederick C   MAJ 06/08/64 08/01/64 DET XO to B-23 YE
Thompson Charles H Jr CPT 12/01/64 11/30/65 DET XO/S-3 B5/220 Y
Baker A J 'Bo' CPT 10/11/65 05/01/66 DET XO/S-3 to RECONDO D
Bynam Holland E   CPT 07/02/66 09/04/66 DET XO   YE
Keefe John V   MAJ 01/31/66 03/01/66 DET XO   D
Lunday Robert G   CPT 07/15/66 02/25/67 DET XO/S-3   D
Naumann Terrel K   MAJ 12/20/68 05/18/69 DET XO   Y?
Jones Willis D   MAJ 11/01/69 06/01/70 DET XO DEROS 10/23/70? Y?
Payne Paul C   SGM 06/12/64 12/14/64 DET SGM B-110 Y
McGuire Charles T   SGM 12/01/64 11/30/65 DET SGM B5/220 Y
?Callahan John R   MSG 09/01/65 01/01/66 TM SGT   Y?
Brandon Charles L   SGM 03/01/66 09/01/66 DET SGM   Y
Johanson John M   SGM 03/01/67 10/07/67 DET SGM   D
Fuller William Jr SGM 07/06/67 07/05/68 DET SGM    
Whalen Harry D Jr SSM 04/10/68 11/09/69 DET SGM   D
Whalen Harry D Jr SSM 11/10/69 06/16/70 DET SGM   D


+Kerr Kenneth L   CPT 01/01/66   ALO/FAC ATTD TDY  
+Flanagan     1LT 01/01/66   ALO/FAC ATTD TDY Y?
+Simpson     1LT 01/01/66   ALO/FAC ATTD TDY  
+Swope Charles F   CPT 01/01/66 11/09/66 ALO/FAC ATTD TDY KIA D
Miller Ralf M   MAJ 07/06/66 07/05/67 ALO/FAC ATTD YE
Groth Allan R   CPT 10/06/66 10/05/67 ALO/FAC ATTD YE
Shields David L   CPT 06/01/67 05/30/68 ALO/FAC ATTD  
Slaughter John T Jr CPT 06/01/67 05/31/68 ALO/FAC ATTD  
Fasick John C Jr CPT 12/16/67 12/15/68 ALO/FAC ATTD  
Roscoe Edward P   MAJ 02/19/68 02/19/69 ALO/FAC ATTD  
+Cockie? Robert   ? 01/01/68   ALO/FAC ATTD  
Locke William J   1LT 04/22/69 04/21/70 ALO/FAC ATTD AFA '67  
Hovde Robert J   CPT 06/04/69 06/03/70 ALO/FAC ATTD AFA '64  
Dahlen Bernard W   1LT 06/23/69 06/22/70 ALO/FAC ATTD Y
Fulaytar Gerald W   CPT 09/12/69 09/13/70 ALO/FAC ATTD to B Co YE
+Bishop     A1C 01/01/66   A/C CHIEF 21 TASS  
Jeane Robert A   A1C 07/03/66 07/02/67 A/C CHIEF 21 TASS Y
Cobb Frederick L   SGT 04/25/67 04/24/68 A/C CHIEF ATTD  
Montez Alfred   A1C 05/01/67 05/01/68 A/C CHIEF ATTD YE
Elrod Daniel R   SGT 12/29/67 12/28/68 A/C CHIEF ATTD  
Trunik Thomas   A1C 10/28/69 10/27/70 A/C CHIEF 21 TASS  
Hudson Johnnie L   SSG 11/22/69 11/21/70 A/C CHIEF 21 TASS  
Poling Harry P   SGT 07/11/67 07/10/68 TACP R/O ATTD  
Young John J   SGT 10/29/67 10/28/68 TACP R/O ATTD  
McKenzie James W Jr SGT 06/26/69 06/25/70 RAD OP 21 TASS  
Cornwell Monte M   A1C 09/29/69 09/28/70 RAD OP 21 TASS  
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