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Who's Who from B-51 (Dong Ba Thin VNSF Training Center) (Partial Draft)

The following is a listing of all personnel in our database, assigned to B-51 (Dong Ba Thin) prior to 12/04/70 after which time it became part of UITG/FANK. If you were assigned to B-51 or you can correct any errors 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.

DET CO
Guenther Hartmuth D 1LT 01/01/64   A1/112A Y
Skamser Harold P CPT 08/01/64   VNSF Y
Lewis Richard S MAJ 09/01/64 02/01/65   D
Terry Curtis D MAJ 11/05/64 6/01/65 Det CO Y
Vela Abel MAJ 06/01/65 12/24/65    
Gruene Ernest K MAJ 11/05/65 11/04/66    
Boyd Freddie H MAJ 11/01/66 03/12/67    
Buttermore Charles W MAJ 02/10/67 09/04/67    
Hradecky Vaclav MAJ 06/01/67 08/25/67 XO/ACTING CO Y
Frye Montgomery S MAJ 06/01/67 09/21/67 XO/ACTING CO Y
Borgman John E MAJ 09/22/67 07/23/68   Y
Brown Robert E LTC 06/15/68 03/23/69    
White Jerry W MAJ 11/27/68 01/31/69 ACTING CO?  
Brown Robert E LTC 03/24/69 10/23/69    
Rickman Jay D CPT 10/24/69 12/15/69 ?S-1/ACTING CO  
Hoyt Charles J LTC 12/16/69 07/15/70    
Collins Franklin W LTC 07/04/70 09/01/70    
Dubiel Stanley R CPT 09/01/70 10/01/70 S-3/ACTING CO  
Angus Jack E MAJ 09/01/70 02/01/71 DET CO Y
DET XO
Ecklund Simon C CPT 09/01/64 08/31/65   Y
Johnson Harold E CPT 12/01/64 06/01/65 No Orders  
Vela Abel MAJ 03/01/65 06/01/65 ASSIGN?  
Liles Michael S CPT 06/01/65 01/01/66    
Short Kenneth E CPT 01/01/66 04/15/66    
Boyd Freddie H CPT 03/13/66 11/01/66    
Lewis William T CPT 09/01/66 11/24/66    
McCoy Ronald D CPT 12/10/66 01/30/67 DET XO  
Frye Montgomery S MAJ 06/01/67 09/21/67 XO/ACTING CO  
Hradecky Vaclav MAJ 06/01/67 08/25/67 XO/ACTING CO  
Wheaton Kenneth H CPT 08/08/67 08/07/68    
Shick Roland M MAJ 07/18/68 01/06/69    
McKenzie George R MAJ 10/09/68 03/19/69    
Pierce Niles CPT 03/20/69 11/17/69    
Rickman Jay D CPT 11/13/69 04/15/70 & ACTING CO  
DET NCOIC/SGM  
Powell Jesse D SGM 09/01/64 08/31/65    
?Boggia Antonio   11/01/65      
Sandul Clyde N MSG 05/01/66 01/01/67    
Benbenek Francis J SSM 01/01/67 04/27/67    
Brown Larry SGM 04/03/67 10/11/67    
More Ramon SGM 06/01/67   ?  
Donnelly Edward T SSM 10/12/67 04/01/69    
Rodriguez Pedro J SGM 03/23/69 03/22/70    
Coleman Reuben SGM 04/21/70 11/14/70    
S-1  
Braa Emery W CPT 09/01/64 09/01/64 Dropped/Werbiski  
Werbiski Phillip M CPT 09/01/64 8/31/65    
?            
Gabriel Henmar R CPT 02/23/66 01/17/67 S-1/S-4  
Thompson Joseph E CPT 02/06/67 08/01/67    
Stanley Gerald I CPT 08/04/67 02/05/68    
Chirichigno Luis G CPT 08/31/67 05/02/68    
Strait William H 1LT 07/06/68 06/20/69    
             
Rickman Jay D CPT 08/06/69 11/12/69 & CSF Advisor  
Read Raymond K 1LT 11/15/69 11/14/70    
Bekke Douglas P 1LT 11/04/70 01/13/71 DBTTC  
S-1 NCOIC  
Gillaspy Kenneth R SGT 09/01/64 08/31/65    
Clayton Charles V SSG 05/01/65 12/01/65    
             
Menard Edmond G SFC 01/16/68 01/15/69    
Garcia George Z SSG 04/06/69 06/25/70    
S-1 STAFF  
Kortokrax Robert A SP5 05/01/70 09/07/70    
Chesnut Larry E SP4 06/25/70 12/04/70    
Tohe David E PFC 06/01/70 01/01/71 Clerk Typist  
S-2  
Toothaker Thomas R CPT 09/01/64 03/01/65 S-2  
             
Zachgo Durl D CPT 02/01/66 08/23/66 S-2/S-5  
Lewis William T CPT 07/12/66 09/01/66 S-2/S-5  
Keim David W CPT 10/12/66 03/02/67 ?  
Andree Martin E CPT 11/01/66 04/26/67 S-2/S-5  
Ihli Amandus M "Cap" 1LT 05/01/67 9/18/67 S-2/S-5  
?Leiva Raymond J 1LT ? 02/19/68 reported, No docs  
Harry Robert E CPT 10/20/67 10/13/68    
Sollogub George E 1LT 09/13/68 02/19/69    
Lewis David A CPT 02/12/69 12/28/69    
Youngclaus Ronald D CPT 11/17/69 11/16/70 ?  
S-2 NCOIC  
Faulkenberry Lewis H MSG 09/01/64 08/31/65 S-2 NCOIC  
Smith Bucky N MSG 08/16/65 01/23/65 S-2 NCOIC Y
Plato Robert D MSG 10/01/66 04/01/67 S-2 NCOIC  
             
Alvirez Ricardo R SFC 08/01/68 07/31/69    
Adair Morris N MSG 12/-1/69 06/01/70 S-2 NCOIC Y
Pahel Thomas D SFC 11/15/70 12/15/70    
S-2 STAFF  
Stagers Harold C SFC 09/01/64 08/31/65 S-2 NCO  
McLaughlin Peter J SP4 06/01/67 06/01/70 NOR?  
S-3  
Johnson Richard B CPT 09/01/64 03/01/65 S-3  
Toothaker Thomas R CPT 03/01/65 08/31/65 S-3  
Short Kenneth E CPT 09/01/65 01/01/66    
Reeves Delano C CPT 01/03/66 05/03/66    
Graham Leonard T CPT 05/04/66 10/21/66    
Hradecky Vaclav CPT 10/08/66 06/01/67    
Vondruska George B CPT 08/14/67 08/13/68    
Massey Zenas A CPT 07/01/68 11/01/68    
Baxter William A CPT 10/08/68 10/10/69    
Wilson Warren J CPT 10/12/69 10/11/70    
Dubiel Stanley R CPT 10/01/70 02/01/71 & ACTING CO  
S-3 ASSTS  
Austin Jerry J 2LT 09/15/66 01/01/67 S-3 ASST  
Harper Timothy F 1LT 02/16/69 09/02/69 TRNG CTR ADV  
Knadler James D 2LT 03/02/69 06/24/69 VN LINGUIST  
Yacapin Honorato CPT 11/07/69 04/25/70 S-3 MSFTC  
RF/PF Advisors (Designation for CSF Advisors)  
Blatherwick Robert 2LT 01/10/68 08/01/68    
Pierce Niles CPT 11/18/68 03/19/69    
S-3 NCOIC  
Cockburn Edward MSG 09/01/64 08/31/65 S-3 NCOIC  
             
Snowden Ben D MSG 01/01/67 03/01/67    
Barbeau Donald V SFC 06/01/67 09/01/68    
Barbeau Donald V SFC 09/01/68 04/01/69    
Barbeau Donald V MSG 04/01/69 06/06/70    
             
Keating Robert F MSG 11/20/70 01/31/71 DBTTC  
Sieg John R MSG 12/01/70 03/01/71 DBTTC  
S-3 STAFF  
Carrier William D SFC 09/01/64 08/31/65 DEMO  
Picklesimer Billy A SFC 09/01/64 08/31/65 WPNS  
Phillippi Ralph W SP4 09/10/65 01/23/66 WPNS  
Martin Sherman L SSG 11/01/65 05/01/66 N/O DEMO  
Holmstock Stephen P SSG 01/01/66      
Carpenter Kenneth J SSG 12/02/66 06/01/67 WPNS DEC
Shreck Raymond D SFC 06/01/67 09/01/67    
Steere John R SFC 10/17/67 10/11/68 ABN NCIOC  
Williams William J H SFC 11/04/67 11/03/68 ABN NCOIC  
Zumbahlen Thomas H SSG 05/14/68 05/13/69    
Lane Gordon J SFC 05/25/68 07/25/69    
Brydon Loy B MSG 09/10/68 04/25/69 TRNG CTR ADV  
Zacher George A MSG 10/03/68 09/20/69 ADV  
Patterson James M SFC 10/04/68 10/03/69    
Palacat Paul K SFC 01/01/69 10/23/69    
Meade Mitchell SFC 01/27/69 12/01/69 S-3 NCO  
Belcher Jack R SFC 07/05/69 07/13/70 MSFTC  
Montoya Joseph L SFC 08/14/69 08/13/70 MSFTC  
Lodge Glenn H SGT 09/18/69 12/03/70    
Chappell Willie T SFC 09/29/69 09/28/70    
Canales Roberto MSG 07/16/70 11/13/70 ABN NCOIC Y
Hammond Thomas R MSG 09/01/70 12/15/70    
S-4  
Barbee Woodrow W 1LT 09/01/64 08/31/65 S-4  
Durand Ernest R 1LT 09/01/65 04/04/66    
             
Battles Fred C 1LT 10/01/66 02/01/67    
Gole Henry G CPT 12/15/66 06/14/67 S-4/S-3  
Frye Montgomery S CPT 02/05/67 06/01/67 S-4/S-1  
             
Martinez Segundo C CPT 09/11/67 06/17/68    
Brinsley Norman S 1LT 04/24/68 04/23/69    
Brinsley Norman S CPT 04/24/69 11/19/69    
Martindale John N 1LT 06/18/69 05/28/70    
Hallen Dale W 1LT 05/20/70 01/07/71    
S-4 NCOIC  
Mitchell William D SFC 09/01/64 08/31/65    
Griffith Elbert P SGT 09/01/64 08/31/65    
             
Keith Ralph L SSG 01/01/66 01/01/67    
             
Brodie John E SSG 02/05/69 01/15/70    
S-4 STAFF  
Rittenhouse Thomas E SSG 06/23/69 06/22/70    
Anderton James E SP5 08/06/68 07/14/69 S-4 CLERK  
Bartley Teddy W SGT 07/01/70 02/01/71 S-4 CLERK Y
Martin Thomas B SGT 10/25/70 04/01/71 S-4 MP NCO  
S-5  
Thomas Robert E 1LT 11/28/67 11/25/68    
Disser Michael A CPT 11/20/68 11/19/69    
Powe Prince CPT 12/01/69 03/06/70    
Dubiel Stanley R CPT 02/01/70 10/01/70 S-5  
S-5 NCOIC  
Harrison Marion E SSG 12/01/68 07/11/69    
Kuckkahn James R SFC 08/18/69 08/17/70    
S-5 STAFF  
Donahue Robert L SFC 01/04/69 09/05/69 RF/PF  
Donahue Robert L SFC 01/20/70 03/20/70 RF/PF  
RADIO SUPERVISOR  
Eichvalds Viktors E SFC 09/01/64 08/31/65    
Niffenegger John H SSG 10/01/65 06/01/67 RAD SPVR  
Walker Joseph R SFC 08/23/67 08/22/68 or C-4?SPVR?  
King Joseph C SFC 05/26/68 05/25/69    
Hale D J SFC 02/07/69 01/16/70    
Morrone Terrence L SFC 05/25/69 01/01/70    
Reid Jonathan SFC 06/05/69 12/03/70    
RADIO OPERATORS  
Brennan Francis P SGT 09/01/64 08/31/65    
Adami Harold J SGT 09/01/64 08/31/65    
Billingsley Christopher S SP4 09/01/64 08/31/65    
Seabury Richard F SP4 09/01/64 08/31/65    
Vescogni Albert G SP4 09/01/64 08/31/65 Rad Op  
Shoemaker Robert L SP4 09/01/64 06/01/65    
             
Telles Serafin SGT 01/01/66      
Jones Johnny J SSG 11/08/66 01/27/68    
Empson Marion M SGT 12/17/66 07/15/68    
Riley Ernest M SGT 09/26/67 07/22/68    
Loyd Donald L SGT 12/13/67 12/12/68    
Butler Benjamin W SSG 06/25/68 06/02/69    
Freeman Clenon E SSG 07/23/68 07/22/69    
Deerman Curtis L SGT 01/16/69 08/20/70    
Robertson Ronald L SFC 07/02/69 07/21/70    
Rice Homer L SFC 08/30/69 08/29/70    
Denney Frank W SP4 01/01/70 04/01/71    
Coleman William F SGT 06/01/70 01/01/71    
Brock Norman S SGT 06/01/70 03/01/71    
Williams James C SGT 07/01/70 01/01/71    
Suarez Felipe F SSG 11/14/70 12/04/70 RTT OP  
DET ENGINEER  
Barnett Harvey N SFC 06/01/67 05/29/68 Staff Eng  
MED SPVR  
Funk Frederick G SFC 09/01/64 08/31/65    
Kudlinski Joseph S SFC 08/01/65 08/01/66    
             
Coleman Howard W SFC 01/15/67 12/15/67    
Weichold Donald R SFC 07/19/68 03/17/69 Med Spvr  
Stoll James K SFC 10/05/68 10/04/69    
Lindkvist Olov M SFC 01/01/70 04/02/70    
Gregg Thomas L SFC 02/01/70 12/01/70    
Mathis James E SFC 06/01/70      
Bergstrom Eugene J SFC 07/01/70 10/24/70    
MEDICS  
DeFazio Michael F SP4 09/01/64 08/31/65    
Appleton Anthony B SSG 06/01/66   medic  
Caesar Henry SFC 08/26/67 03/05/68    
West Jacques D SSG 06/01/68 06/01/69 Prev Med  
Wells Howard L SSG 10/28/68 06/01/69    
Buehler John W SGT 01/01/70 04/01/71    
Rourke Daniel J SP5 01/01/70 12/01/70    
Diaz Robert R SGT 04/01/70 12/04/70    
Wittstock James P SP5 09/15/70 04/01/71    
DBTTC (UITG/FANK) (To be removed from B-51 Listing)  
Risner Arthur C SGT 10/20/70 02/14/71    
Jackson William A SFC 11/28/70 01/31/71 Food Service  
Sieg John R MSG 12/01/70 03/01/71    
Pahel Thomas D SFC 12/16/70 01/29/71 DBTTC  
Pirtle Dickie D SFC 01/01/71 02/01/71 DBTTC  
Lovell Atlas A SFC 01/01/71 03/01/71 DBTTC medic  
Suarez Felipe F SSG 11/14/70 12/04/70 DBTTC Rad Op  
Stephens William C SSG 11/01/70 04/01/71 DBTTC medic  
Mathieson William F SGT 11/18/70 04/01/71 DBTTC medic  
Jimenez Enrique SFC 12/04/70 12/04/71 DBTTC  
Wylie Ralph J SSG 10/01/70 03/01/71 DBTTC  
Hendrix Roger T 1LT 12/01/70 02/01/71 DBTTC S-2  
Runstrom John N SGT 11/15/70 03/01/71 DBTTC  
Race Joseph A SGT 12/01/70 02/28/71 DBTTC  
B-51 ASSIGNMENTS UNKNOWN
DeMartini Frank J CPT 01/01/66   NOR 53rd Spt Co
Davis Robert SP4 01/01/66   JUMP SCHOOL
Pirone John D SFC 06/01/66    
Marten Donald A SGT 10/08/66 05/07/68  
Halliwell Thomas A SP4 01/01/67   RECONDO?
Barnett Roy T SP5 01/01/67   RECONDO?
Haines Cecil E SGT 01/17/67 02/16/69  
Rowland Charles G SFC 02/03/67 12/15/67  
Davis Bobby G SFC 03/17/67 03/16/68  
Glancy Timothy J SP5 06/01/67    
Welch Stephen L SGT 06/16/67 06/17/68  
Riley Ernest M SGT 09/26/67 07/22/68 many?
Williams Robert N SFC 09/27/67 04/20/69 [257-40]orHHC
Harbin George W SFC 10/05/67 10/04/68  
McHargue Murl G SFC 11/18/67 11/17/68  
Walker J P SFC 01/01/68   or James F
O'Donnell Thomas B SFC 01/01/68    
Woods Donald A SGT 01/01/68    
Lenar George SP5 01/01/68    
Wood Donald A SSG 01/01/68    
Schwebach James J CPT 01/25/68 08/08/68  
Olivera Humberto F CPT 03/01/68 10/13/68  
Britt Edgar C MSG 01/01/69    
Gutierrez Luis J SSG 01/01/69 09/07/69  
Thompson Arthur W SSG 01/01/69   OR B-31
Kenney Daniel J SSG 02/10/69 08/18/70 or Kenny
Rice James F SGT 03/01/69 06/01/69 or C&C
Fletcher Joseph M SGT 04/06/68 04/05/69  
Richardson Walter H SFC 05/07/69 03/31/70  
Markham Marshall T SFC 05/13/69 08/24/69  
Fry James R CPT 06/03/69 06/02/70  
Hover Charles A SSG 06/04/69 05/12/70  
Dundon Joseph Q SSG 06/16/69 11/16/69  
Foster Richard SSG 07/01/69 06/11/70  
Abraham Anthony G SP4 08/01/69 07/16/70  
Warrick James R SFC 08/18/69 08/17/70  
White Gilmer D SFC 08/18/69 08/17/70  
Jaramillo Joseph A SFC 08/18/69 09/21/70  
Matthews Harry M MSG 09/11/69    
Dawley Eugene G SSG 10/17/69 07/09/70  
Smith Harry F 1LT 01/03/70 12/27/70  
Potter David W SGT 02/01/70 02/01/71  
Matthews Michael J SSG 02/01/70 02/01/71  
Rusidoff Paul A MSG 03/01/70 08/14/70  
Risinger Van B SP4 03/01/70 03/01/71 Accting
Dillard William H SSG 05/06/70 11/05/70  
Ward Bernard L SFC 06/01/70 02/01/71  
Devlin Philip F D SFC 06/01/70 01/07/71  
Leckey Louis H SGT 07/01/70 11/01/70  
Adams Ronald W 1LT 08/26/70 11/30/70  
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