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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 (sherman1@flash.net) 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.

LAST NAME FIRST NAME SFX RNK FROM DATE TO DATE DUTIES REMARKS STAT
DETACHMENT COMMANDER
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   YE,
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   DEC
Moroney John F III CPT 01/11/68 08/08/68 DET CO   DEC
Jones Roderick M   1LT 08/21/68 09/08/68 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.
DETACHMENT EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Fleming Richard T   1LT 10/02/66 08/02/67 DET XO   A0Y
Rodriguez Felix L   1LT 10/16/66 12/29/66 DET XO   DEC
                 
Reed Dwight E "Mick" 2LT 07/30/67 10/02/67 DET XO   YE.
Reed Dwight E "Mick" 1LT 10/03/67 06/21/68 DET XO   YE.
              medevaced  
Jones Roderick M   1LT 06/01/68 08/20/68 DET XO   YE.
Finstad Lee R   1LT 06/01/68 09/20/68 DET XO   YE,
Oleskiewicz Albert Jr 1LT 11/14/68 02/10/69 DET XO   DEC
Boynton Jeffrey A   1LT 02/12/69 04/01/69 DET XO   A0Y
Stroud Henry R   1LT 07/08/69 01/01/70 DET XO & CAPO YE.
CIVIL AFFAIRS/PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONS
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
TEAM SERGEANTS
Casey Dennis R   MSG 03/01/66 07/01/66 TM SGT FOB YE,
Shampine Ralph R   MSG 06/01/66 01/25/67 TM SGT or A-245 DEC
Henson Sam D   MSG     TM SGT tonsilitis DEC
Monson                
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   DEC
              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?  
INTELLIGENCE
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,
Rosalee Bobby C   MSG 11/01/67 05/01/68 INTEL   Y.
Wilborn Christopher A   PFC 01/01/69   INTEL/A or C-3? A0Y
WEAPONS
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   A0
Nystrom Gary E   SGT 09/01/66 02/19/67 LT WPNS   DEC
Dupre Harry J   SFC 01/01/67   HVY WPNS   DEC
Strong George W   SFC 06/01/67   LT WPNS to FOB2 DEC
Swank Wallace R   SFC 09/01/67 06/01/68 HVY WPNS medevaced DEC
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,
RADIO OP
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 DEC
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
DEMO
Lemos Asension   SP5 03/29/67 02/26/68 DEMO    
Gniffke Roger D   SGT 10/26/67 04/14/68 DEMO   DEC
Steen Donald H   SFC 09/01/68 01/11/69 DEMO   Y
Stamat Michael   SP5 01/01/69   DEMO    
Pekkala Eric A   SSG 08/17/69 12/01/69 DEMO   A0U
MEDIC
Graham Gene A   SFC 03/01/66 10/01/66 MEDIC FOB DEC
McClain Jerry   SSG 07/22/66 07/21/67 MEDIC   DEC
Ardleigh Carl D   SP4 10/01/66 02/01/67 MEDIC   YE,
Hill James G   SP5 01/01/67   MEDIC oldest sp5? DEC
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,
      SGT   04/17/68 MEDIC    
                 
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
ATTACHED PERSONNEL
403rd SOD (Radio Research) Augmentation
Williams Colin E   SP5 05/01/67 11/01/67 05D4S @ A-246 YE.
Herr William M   SP5 05/01/67 11/01/67 05H @ A-246 Y
31st Engineer Detachment KB Team #? (September 1967, Runway Repairs)
                 
                 
                 
                 
MAP of A-246 (Mang Buk)
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