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Who's Who from Detachment A-246 (Mang Buk) (Partial Draft)

The following is a listing of all personnel in our database, assigned to Detachment A-246 (Mang Buk). If you were assigned to A-246 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.

Narrative Information: Mang Buk was originally opened in 1962 by a split team from A1/122 (the other half of which was at Hoa Cam). The logistics support for this team came through Danang. The camp was occupied successively by teams from the 1st, 5th and 7th SFGA's and was closed in o/a August 29, 1963. For information on the earlier TDY teams at Mang Buk see the previously published monographs on 1st SFGA, 5th SFGA and 7th SFGA TDY teams. Mang Buk was re-opened about July 1965 as an FOB of A-243 and later was given the status of and redesignated A-246 o/a 6/01/66. It was converted to RF/PF o/a 1/31/70. Mang Buk was located in Dak To District, Kontum Province.

Berry Robert H   1LT 01/01/66 05/01/66 FOB CO   YE
Reed Donald J   1LT 05/01/66 06/01/66 FOB CO    
Werner David R   CPT 06/01/66 01/02/67 DET CO   DEC
Rodriguez Felix L   CPT 12/30/66 10/15/67 DET CO   DEC
Hartley Charles R   CPT 09/03/67 01/10/68 DET CO    
Moroney John F III CPT 01/11/68 08/08/68 DET CO   DEC
Finstad Lee R   1LT 06/01/68 09/20/68 DET CO   YE
McClure Christopher E   1LT 08/26/68 03/05/69 DET CO   YE
Rodriguez Felix L   CPT 02/11/69 06/03/69 DET CO ? DEC
Teachey William M   CPT 02/21/69 11/10/69 DET CO ? A0U
Latta Jerry B Jr CPT 05/19/69 09/13/69 DET CO & XO YE
Burgardt Charles H   CPT 07/14/69 01/06/70 DET CO   DEC
Stroud Henry R   1LT 01/02/70 01/31/70 DET CO   YE
Fleming Richard T   1LT 10/02/66 08/02/67 DET XO    
Rodriguez Felix L   1LT 10/16/66 12/29/66 DET XO   DEC
Reed Dwight E   2LT 07/30/67 10/02/67 DET XO   A0U
Reed Dwight E   1LT 10/03/67 06/21/68 DET XO   A0U
Oleskiewicz Albert Jr 1LT 11/14/68 02/10/69 DET XO   Y
Boynton Jeffrey A   1LT 02/12/69 04/01/69 DET XO   YE
Stroud Henry R   1LT 07/08/69 01/01/70 DET XO & CAPO YE
Finstad Lee R   1LT 12/01/67 06/01/68 CAPO   YE
Yocum Michael S   1LT 08/01/68 11/02/68 CAPO   YE
Clark William D   1LT 09/01/68 08/09/69 CAPO    
Yocum Michael S   1LT 02/24/69 07/11/69 CAPO   YE
Gallaway David M   1LT 06/01/69 09/01/69 CAPO   YE
Casey Dennis R   MSG 03/01/66 07/01/66 TM SGT FOB Y
Shampine Ralph R   MSG 06/01/66 01/25/67 TM SGT or A-245 DEC
Henson Sam D   MSG     TM SGT tonsilitis DEC
Hoth Robert J   MSG 07/11/67 07/03/68 TM SGT   DEC
Williams Robert F   MSG 12/21/67 12/20/68 TM SGT    
              broke leg?  
Bunch David O   SFC 01/01/69 03/01/69 TM SGT   DEC
Locke Nelson   MSG 02/27/69 01/31/70 TM SGT second tour at Mang Buk?  
Bacher Joseph C   SSG 12/01/66 12/01/67 INTEL   YE
Tucker Arthur C   SSG 10/01/67 10/01/68 OPS/INTEL   YE
Wilborn Christopher A   PFC 01/01/69   INTEL/A or C-3?  
Drummond Emanuel P   SSG 03/01/66 08/01/66 LT WPNS   KIA
Hacker Odell   SGT 05/26/66 09/01/66 LT WPNS FOB YE
Marcou Charles A   SSG 08/01/66 04/24/67 HVY WPNS    
Nystrom Gary E   SGT 09/01/66 02/19/67 LT WPNS   Y
Dupre Harry J   SFC 01/01/67   HVY WPNS   DEC
Strong George W   SFC 06/01/67   LT WPNS    
Madison William S   SFC 12/10/67 12/17/68 HVY WPNS    
Walker Stephen J   SSG 09/01/68 12/23/68 HVY WPNS   YE
Quezada Noe   SFC 01/20/69 01/19/70 HVY WPNS   YE
Hostak Lary M   SP4 05/01/66 01/01/67 RAD OP FOB YE
Deleon Jose D   SSG 03/16/66 03/15/67 RAD OP FOB  
Monson Charles M   SFC 02/02/67 01/23/68 RAD OP   YE
Warner Hal L   SP5 04/01/67 12/01/67 RAD OP   YE
Bunch David O   SFC 07/27/68 07/26/69 RAD OP & Tm Sgt DEC
Burkett William W   SFC     RAD OP    
Batiste Bobbie   SFC 02/23/69 01/31/70 RAD OP   A0U
Stamat Michael   SP5 01/01/68   DEMO    
Lemos Asension   SP5 03/29/67 02/26/68 DEMO   Y
Steen Donald H   SFC 09/01/68 01/11/69 DEMO   Y
Pekkala Eric A   SSG 08/17/69 12/01/69 DEMO   A0U
Graham Gene A   SFC 03/01/66 10/01/66 MEDIC FOB A0Y
McClain Jerry   SSG 07/22/66 07/21/67 MEDIC    
Ardleigh Carl D   SP4 10/01/66 02/01/67 MEDIC   YE
Hill James G   SP5 01/01/67   MEDIC    
Golden Mervin D   SP5 01/03/67 09/01/67 MEDIC to MSF KIA
Haigh Harvey H   SGT 04/01/67 09/01/67 MEDIC   YE
Herholz William J   SGT 09/01/68 01/01/69 MEDIC   YE
Brown James W   SGT 01/01/69 06/01/69 MEDIC   YE
McFarland Richard S   SGT 04/12/69 06/01/69 MEDIC to MSF KIA
Mathis James E   SSG 07/01/69 12/16/69 MEDIC broken leg DEC
Wittstock James P   SP5 12/01/69 01/31/70 MEDIC   YE
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