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Oct-Dec 99 Guestbook Entries

Date:31 Dec 99
Rank:E4
Name:Gary Brouillette
Call Sign:
Unit:498th Med. Co. (Qui Nhon)
Time Frame:1966-1967
E-mail: GARYB@IDSMAIL.COM
Message:Looking for guys that were at that time. Also David Meyer, I keep sending e-mail but it comes back.

Date:27 Dec 99
Rank:SSG
Name:Bob Wormell
Call Sign:
Unit:841st Medical Detachment
Time Frame:1975-1990
E-mail: yalikeme@hotmail.com
Message:I crewed "C" model gunships in Vietnam from Jan 69 to July 70 with the 116th AHC. The 841st Med. Det was a Washington National Guard unit formed in Spokane. We were the first National Guard unit to be designated a MAST unit, and as such we performed numerous airlifts of civilian casualties as well as inter-hospital transfers of premie babies, heart attack patients, and much more. The unit was also responsible for the real life mission of supporting the 81st Inf Bde when someone got hurt or as sometimes the case we would get a casualty. While flying guns was fun, the real joy was in flying the medevac slicks.

Date:21 Dec 99
Rank:SP/5
Name:John Heinz
Call Sign:
Unit:
Time Frame:6/65 - 5/66
E-mail: jheinz@staffing.net
Message:I came ashore with the 46th EBC at Vung Tau. After two weeks there, training ARVN medics, set up our base camp where the Bien Hoa road meets Highway 1. Was assigned to MACV and began several positions; 1st with the 173rd Airborne, then back to the delta with the 1st ARVN Airborne Division, then back to the 46th & 173rd. I then started flying DUSTOFF out of the 91st Evac Hospital.

I am trying to find any of the pilots and crew chiefs I flew with. I can't remember any names. I think the Huey unit was the 254th or 452nd.

I need your help. My PTSD is back. I thought I had it licked with valium and alcohol but it isn't working anymore. I need to find someone who will verify my situation there. I flew over 30 missions, picking up wounded from the 173rd, 1st Division, 25th division & ARVN. The only operations I remember the names of were Phoenix and Silver City. Silver City was a real Mother. It was in March of '66 ( I remember because I turned 21 two days after it was over). The crew chief had an Italian name; about my age. The LZ's were all near the Song Be river and they were all hot. There were 3 days when it got real serious and a couple of medics with the 1 & 2/503rd went down. I went in as an extra medic on the DUSTOFF and stayed at the 2nd Bn aid station, taking the place of the senior aid man, so he could replace one of the wounded medics. I stayed 2 days, doing triage, supervising and stabilizing wounded grunts ( and even a few officers so you KNOW it was bad!) for DUSTOFF.

I'm 55 years old and I don't know how I'm going to get through this and I can't work anymore. The flash-backs and panic are back and I'm a basket case again. I'm in deep dung. Is there anyone out there who remembers the SP/5 MACV doc that stood 5'8", 130 lbs, light brown hair, blue eyes, Vietnamese airborne wings. I carried a grease gun and 2 shirt pockets full of hemostats. I would always leave the hemostats on the large bleeders, sometimes leaving 4 or 5 of them hanging out of a wound (rather than tying them off) so the docs at the evac hospital could determine which ones they wanted to re-attach. I was known for my ability to cut down to the femoral artery and fire a bag of fluid into a grunt in under 3 minutes while keeping them out of deep shock from such rapid inducement. I was a good medic... but I'm not good for anything now.

I know there must be someone out there who remembers me. I need your help. All you need to do is write a statement that you worked with me or that I saved your ass or something like that.

John Heinz

Phone or email. 858-481-8320, jheinz@staffing.net

Date:21 Dec 99
Rank:CPT
Name:Diana Dwan
Call Sign:DUSTOFF 19-A
Unit:67th Evac
Time Frame:69-70, 70-71
E-mail: RNNamVet@aol.com
Message:I was Nurse  in Qui Nhon. Proud to work with 498th out of Lane Field !! ---An Son. I was called "Dust-Off 19-A" as I dated and married Dust-Off 19--Steve Toomoth.

Hugs to all--and Welcome Home !

Date:20 Dec 99
Rank:
Name:Erskine Robinson
Call Sign:
Unit:247th DUSTOFF
Time Frame:72'-73
E-mail: DRobi85447@aol.com
Message:Is there anyone out there from my era?  205-923-0722.

Date:20 Dec 99
Rank:CPT
Name:George Matassarin
Call Sign:
Unit:254th Med. Det. HA
Time Frame:68-69
E-mail: matassarin@dellnet.com
Message:No message left.

Date:17 Dec 99
Rank:
Name:Hugh (Buck) Thompson
Call Sign:
Unit:
Time Frame:
E-mail: Mylaipilot@aol.com
Message:Looking forward to Feb 2000 in San Antonia. If the good Lord is willing I will see you all there.

Date:17 Dec 99
Rank:MAJ
Name:Moon Mullins
Call Sign:Boomer Six
Unit:82nd Med., 571st, 421st Med. BN
Time Frame:
E-mail: boomr6@yahoo.com
Message:Commander 82nd Medical Company Jan 95-Jun 98, Ops Officer 571st (91) and currently XO of 421st Med Battalion (Evac). Just wanted to say hello to any Boomers (82nd Med) out there. God Bless all you DUSTOFFers.

Date:17 Dec 99
Rank:SGT
Name:David J. Molina
Call Sign:
Unit:377th, 68th, HHC 25th av, 247th, 832nd 
Time Frame:86-87, 87-88, 88-90, 91-94, 99-present
E-mail: dustoff_1@email.msn.com
Message:Flew with several units during my stay on active duty and now in the Guard (Badger DUSTOFF). I tried to win the war but the recruiter said I was too young and sent me home after I filled out all the paperwork and took the physical...great site.

DUSTOFF !!!!!!

Date:14 Dec 99
Rank:SPC (P)
Name:Dan Bird 
Call Sign:Big Bird
Unit:2/507 Med. Co.
Time Frame:86-89
E-mail: Daniel.P.Bird@cpmx.saic.com
Message:No message sent.

Date:13 Dec 99
Rank:2.LT
Name:Murberg
Call Sign:MS-7
Unit:Normedcoy / SFOR
Time Frame:1998
E-mail: ingemurberg@hotmail.com
Message:Just want to say hello to all DUSTOFF pilots , crewmembers and ground personnel who were in Bosnia / Blue Factory.

Date:8 Dec 99
Rank:CW3 retired
Name:Richard Johnson
Call Sign:
Unit:421st Med Evac
Time Frame:1962-65
E-mail: ici1608@icomnet.com
Message:Assigned as Tech Inspector at Nellingen, Germany with the 421st. Would like to hear from anyone stationed at Nellingen from 1955-57, 1967-69.

Date:7 Dec 99
Rank:COL
Name:Gene Dewulf
Call Sign:
Unit:82nd Med Det and 57th Med Det
Time Frame:70-71
E-mail: DewulfG@benning.army.mil
Message:Looking to make contact from 82nd or 57th Dustoff guys 70-71. Was a medic (then) -- now a full Colonel (Engineer) on active duty commanding the 36th Engineer Group at Fort Benning -- have the 498th AA company attached to my command. Knew Gil Hinz, Pete Petersen, MacIntosh, Drake, Hudson, Gordie Gaskin, and many more. Have not made contact with Dustoff since 1971. 498th Cdr told me about this web site. Hope to hear from you guys. I can never forget.

Date:7 Dec 99
Rank:SGT
Name:Robert McHaney
Call Sign:
Unit:571 Med Det. MFO Sinai
Time Frame:92-94
E-mail: rmchaney@wilco.org
Message: No message included.

Date:7 Dec 99
Rank:SFC E-7 1SG RET
Name:Bobbie N. Fravell
Call Sign:
Unit:82d Med Det 326 Med Bn (Eagle Dustoff)
Time Frame:Jan - Jun 68 Jan - Jul 70
E-mail: bnfravell@pcola.gulf.net
Message:In 1968, I flew with the 82d Med Det out of Soc Trang. In 1970, I flew with the 326 Eagle Dustoff out of Phu Bai.

Date:2 Dec 99
Rank:SGT
Name:Albert C. G. Bowman
Call Sign:Dustoff ALSE
Unit:236th Med Co (Air Ambulance)
Time Frame:Aug 96 - present
E-mail: glenbowman@hotmail.com
Message:Great site, folks! I've been in Air Cav, Air Assault, and AVIM units before coming to a MEDEVAC unit in Germany. I have found a home in the Dustoff. Every time one of our crews goes out and pulls an injured person out of a minefield, or delivers a complicated pregnancy to LRMC, or does a blood run, I feel a sense of pride knowing that I have contributed to the team's effort. I have served with some outstanding individuals since coming to the 421st Med Bn. Fly safe. Dustoff!

Date:2 Dec 99
Rank:SP4
Name:Arden Riggle
Call Sign:
Unit:498th Med. Co.
Time Frame:1968
E-mail: wlstanley@prodigy.net
Message:I flew on 3 different Hueys. My first crew chief name was Tally. That chopper was shot up and he didn't reenlist; went home. #2 crew chief was Higgens that one was shot up and replaced; he rotated home. # 3 was a new style Huey about SEP 68 and I forget that crew chief's name. Maybe I eased suffering. MAJ Retzlof was in command of a mission when we picked up some cornered, shot up SEALs and luckily lived to tell about it. The chopper was stuck in some ground wire and the Congs were shooting at us. Those SEALs were hurting and suffering. Somehow MAJ Retzloff got them to a hospital. Arden Riggle Tulsa OK. PS, I got more of them Congs than they got me.

Date:2 Dec 99
Rank:WO1/CW4
Name:Michael D. Rominger
Call Sign:Dust Off 30, Dust Off 100
Unit:45 Med Co. , 3rd Plt/343 Med Det
Time Frame:RVN 68/69 - Kuwait 91
E-mail:aarmmr@jps.net
Message:Dust Off 30: July 68-July 69, 45th Med Co, 3rd Platoon primarily supporting the Aussies at Nui Dat.

Dust Off 100: Nov 90-April 91, 343rd Med Det at KKMC, Saudi Arabia. Section Leader for three acft section to set up medevac ops at Kuwait Intl Airport--"The Dust Off Dudes" from Hamilton AAF, Marin Co. CA

Date:1 Dec 99
Rank:
Name:Ty Chamberlain
Call Sign:Medevac 25 (15th Med Bn.) Dustoff 25 (45th Med Brigade Long Binh)
Unit:15th Med. BN
Time Frame:
E-mail: tycham@premier1.net
Message:I just found the site. Will be joining shortly.

One of the things I looked at was the patches. Imagine my surprise when I saw the patch that I helped design for the 15th Med Battalion right after we had moved from up north to Phouc Vinh. That was many years ago but I can still remember being under the canvas, discussing the design and motto and then going downtown and having the patches made. It was amazing to watch the lady put them together using a regular sewing machine for everything (including the wings).

Thanks for the memories

Date:1 Dec 99
Rank:CW2
Name:Mike Rinehart 
Call Sign:Dustoff 37
Unit:283rd Med. Det. Air Amb. 
Time Frame:May 68 - June 69
E-mail: rineham@doacs.state.fl.us
Message:Still best site going for best bunch of people. Flew 283rd Dustoff after\ 9th Inf. Div., Mobile Riverine flying OH-23 off an LST, that is until Col. Scott pulled my ass out of air-conditioned comfort being served by Navy ward boys. Most proud of having the privilege to fly Dustoff.

Date:1 Dec 99
Rank:SP5
Name:Raymond J Deyo Jr.
Call Sign:
Unit:247th Med. Det.
Time Frame:1968-1970
E-mail: RAJOOYO@AOL.COM
Message:My medic was SP5 Gaskin, CO was CPT White, LT Bull, COL Roller BN Commander. Built 247th DUSTOFF up in states and moved with it to Dong Tam in 1968.

Date:1 Dec 99
Rank:CW2
Name:Grant Bobbitt
Call Sign:DUSTOFF 102
Unit:254th Medical Detachment (HA)
Time Frame:June 1967 - June 1968
E-mail: gbobbitt@bhsinc.com
Message:I know I am lucky to have made it through a year as a DUSTOFF pilot. And, I know that I owe more credit to the crewmembers that I served with than to my pilot skills. I went back for a second shot at it with C/159th ASSH 101st ABN, Chinooks, and was involved in the Fire Base Rip Cord overrun.

Date:28 Nov 99
Rank:now Dr.
Name:Steven L. Vaughn
Call Sign:doc
Unit:283 MAST
Time Frame:79-81
E-mail: gyrodoc@earthlink.net
Message:I was the first medical NCOIC of the 283rd upon its activation in Alaska at Ft. Wainwright, when it became a MAST unit under the command of Major Ronald Hemby. I have also flown with the 4/507th and the 54th. Subsequently assigned to fly medical support for the Apache during its test and evaluation at Yuma Proving Grounds.

Date:24 Nov 99
Rank:
Name:Frank Ecker
Call Sign:
Unit:
Time Frame:
E-mail: USAUK84@aol.com
Message:I was with the 45th DUSTOFF from June 68 to May 69 at long Binh and Vung Tau as a flying crew chief. The bad part is I can not remember anyone's name. But, when I was at Vung Tau it was the time that we redid the barracks from open bay to rooms.

Date:24 Nov 99
Rank:SGT
Name:Patrick A. Daniels
Call Sign:
Unit:377th Air Ambulance Company (Dustoff)
Time Frame:1968-1970
E-mail: lehara@clearsail.net
Message:I was a Huey crew chief, who flew a desk, in airfield operations; at Ascom Field, Korea.

Date:24 Nov 99
Rank:SP5
Name:Danny E. Burger
Call Sign:Medic
Unit:57th Med. Det.
Time Frame:Nov 68-Jun 70
E-mail: dan.burger@mindspring.com
Message:MAJ Ed Preston, MAJ Belcher, CPT Jacoby WO Tom Hall, PHIL PORTER, BOB EATON JOHN GREGORY, FRIEDMAN SCHRIMSCHER STALHUTH STOVALL JOHNSON WRIGHT FONNESBECK COVINGTON CPT LANGHORN WILLIS CREW CHIEF WAS MARK A CASTEEL OF SOUTH PASADENA.

Date:24 Nov 99
Rank:E-5/6
Name:Manley "doc" Williams
Call Sign:
Unit:54th Med Det
Time Frame:78-81
E-mail: kota@worldnet.att.net
Message:I am proud to say I was the first operator of the high performance hoist. 54th Med at Ft Lewis was first to receive hph and me and a group of terrific crews got to pioneer the hph. Wow, the memories. Donald Priest was first live body to ride and I was first operator. Many firsts were done by 54th crews and I'm happy to have been a part of it.

Date:20 Nov 99
Rank:SPC
Name:Jason C. Johnson
Call Sign:
Unit:1042nd Med Co (AA)
Time Frame:now
E-mail: medairrescue@juno.com
Message:I am a Flight Medic for the Army National Guard 1042nd Med Co (AA) Medevac unit based out of Salem, Oregon. I have been a medic for just over 8 years now. Our unit has 15 UH-60L Blackhawk helicopters. During peace time we provide medevac/rescue support to civilian agencies as requested. Most peace time missions for us are search & rescue and hoist rescues. We are being deployed to Bosnia in March/April of 2000 for 9 months. We will be replacing the 112th Med Co when their tour is over.

Date:18 Nov 99
Rank:SGT   
Name:Becky L. Morse
Call Sign:
Unit:HHT, 6th Cavalry Brigade 753-3940
Time Frame:
E-mail: MorseB@usfk.korea.army.mil
Message:I have to admit, I wasn't a crewmember, pilot, firefighter, or medic. I worked in the Flight Operations of the (then) 283rd Arctic Dustoff, stationed at Ft. Wainwright, Alaska. I was one of the Radio Telephone Operators (RTO). I just wanted to let all DUSTOFF members know how proud I was to be in that unit. I've never since found that sense of purpose, of pride in one's job, of camaraderie, that I had found in that unit. Most everyone enjoyed being there, even with some strange hours and a lot of hard work. I also wanted to thank all of them, past and present, who worked so hard to keep as many of their patients alive that they could. I still love to see the DUSTOFF doing what they do best (even if they have that weird yellow banding around their UH-60s!).

Date:16 Nov 99
Rank:CW3
Name:Keith D. Genter
Call Sign:Evac 29 & Nomad 29
Unit:571st Med Det/Co & MFO Sinai
Time Frame:92-95 / 96-97
E-mail: kgenter@snowhill.com
Message:ASO for both units. MEDEVAC is the best job/profession in the military. Let's hear it for CW4 (ret) Mike Novosel. Can I get an Amen?

Date:13 Nov 99
Rank:SP5
Name:Mihael Jlio
Call Sign:
Unit:68 Med, 498 Med AA
Time Frame:1968-69
E-mail: MJTribe@webtv.net
Message:Unit formed at Ft Bragg. Went to Nam as a unit. Landed Tuy Hoa. AIl infused to the 498th so we all wouldn't have same DEROS. Left country in Sep 68. ETS backed to Ohio. Returned to Army in 75. Retired in 93, Fort Sam. Now working and living in FL.

Date:10 Nov 99
Rank:COL USA (Ret)
Name:Jerry Rodgers
Call Sign:Dustoff 94
Unit:Eagle Dustoff, 326th Med. Bn., 101st Abn. Div.
Time Frame:1970-71
E-mail: Jerry.Rodgers@hqda.army.mil
Message:It's been almost 30 years!! Would like to pull together and distribute a contact's list of members of the unit from late 1960s until unit's return to the States. Looking for contacts such as: Larry Blackwood, Jerry Collins, Pete Weber, Carlos Fonseca, Roy Leatherberry, Allen Schwartz, Al Avina, Ed DeFreitas, Dan Smith, Gary Mercer, John Schey, Louie Lewis, Scott Powers, Larry Rosen, Bill Bush, Austin Johnson, Fred Harker and other Dustoff heroes of that unit and era. In recent years, I have been in contact with some such as Mace Kendrick, Mike Bruce, Bob Pascoe, Dave Leutkenhaus, Fred Behrens, Dennis Story and others. If interested, contact me via return email (jerry.rodgers@hqda.army.mil or rodgersjd@earthlink.net) or call me at 703-764-0569 or 703-617-5023. Warm regards.

Date:9 Nov 99
Rank:E-5
Name:Johnny Jameson
Call Sign:
Unit:283rd Med Det (HA)
Time Frame:71-74
E-mail: jjameson@lanl.gov
Message:I was with the 283rd Med Det. at Long Binh in 71-72. We brought the colors to Ft. Bliss and set up a MAST (Military Assistance to Safety and Traffic) Unit. I ETSed from the 283rd in July of 1974. How did I win the war? Still trying to figure that out. This is a great site!!!!

Date:8 Nov 99
Rank:SP/5-Ret-CPT
Name:Richard Cunnare
Call Sign:
Unit:45th Med Co 4th Flt Plt Lai Khe
Time Frame:July 1967-June 1968
E-mail: attack76@yahoo.com
Message:Looking for any members of 4th Platoon from 67-68 time period. Does anyone know anything about Maj. Nelson Luce? Dennis Telischak and I have stayed in touch all these years and is God Father of my sons-David 19 and John 17. Please get in touch.

Date:78Nov 99
Rank:1lt
Name:John J. McGowan (Jay)
Call Sign:DUSTOFF 78
Unit:57th Med. Det.
Time Frame:Oct 64 - Oct 65
E-mail: jmcgowandustoff78@home.com
Message:Simmons, Brady, Moore, Christie, Huntsman, Jackson Shaw, Taylor, Dryden, Truscott Trader, Ortolano, Dean, Harris and others. Also with the 50th at Ft. Polk, La. 65 -66, 587th in Japan 66-68 and 377th in Korea 68 -69. I now fly for the Port Authority of NY & NJ out of TEB in an S-76A+. I will celebrate 29 years in the cockpit with them Dec. 99. I am now also the chief pilot and Manager of the Downtown Manhattan Heliport (Wall Street) and Helicopter Operations. Still have a few more years to go. A great life so far!

Date:7 Nov 99
Rank:SP4
Name:Linda Napieracz 
Call Sign:
Unit:
Time Frame:
E-mail: lindalou_44@yahoo.com
Message:I was in flight ops in Germany for 5 years. Thanks for the wonderful site. It brings back memories. 

Date:1 Nov 99
Rank:CW2
Name:Jay Brannon
Call Sign:Dustoff 57
Unit:247th Med Det
Time Frame:1969 to 1970
E-mail: brannon@shabakah.net.sa
Message:No message left.

Date:31 Oct 99
Rank:SGT
Name:William E. Poquette
Call Sign:
Unit:377th Med CO (AA) Dustoff North
Time Frame:Korea,10/91-10/92
E-mail: poqu99@vci.net
Message:After one year as a medic in 2ID (DMZ) Korea 87'-88', three years in the ER FT. Knox KY, the advanced school for medics B30 and then the School of Aviation Medicine FT. Rucker Al. In 91\10 sent for second tour in Korea; assigned to then 52nd Med BN, 377th Med Co (AA) Dustoff North. Crewed missions from DMZ to Seoul, E-coast to W-coast. When flying missions with CW2 Latin (former 2ID 11B) we took all missions called in accept for the one where the MAJ threatened to have us arrested on arrival in Seoul, if we made it.

Date:27 Oct 99
Rank:E5
Name:Johnny Jameson
Call Sign:
Unit:283rd Dustoff
Time Frame:1971-72 
E-mail: jjameson@lanl.gov
Message:Long Bihn Dustoff (283rd & 159th HA) APO SF96491

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Date:18 Oct 99
Rank:SSG
Name:Crader
Call Sign:
Unit:USAAAD
Time Frame:98-present
E-mail: redarctlna@gateway.net
Message:No message left.

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Date:18 Oct 99
Rank:SP4
Name:McKee William E.
Call Sign:H-19 553214
Unit:47 Med. Det .Hel. Amb.
Time Frame:Nov 59 to Apr 62
E-mail: billmckee_2000@yahoo.com
Message:Haven't you heard only officers and Vietnam vets won any war. Us old cold war DUSTOFFers just toured Europe and had fun. The only decoration we could get was the winged S and then only if an officer on the crew didn't have one. We covered all the training areas in Europe a week at a time and were on 24 hr. call when we were at home base at Illesheim. The 47th also turned into the 2nd Plt. 421 Med Det. Air Amb. in 1961. We had one claim to fame; our company clerk was Craig Martin, Deno's oldest son. We also sent crews to Lebanon in 57, Somalia in 61, and were on alert for Turkey in 59, and Vietnam when I came home in 62. We hauled out car wrecks, training wounded shot, blown up from short rounds, Gen. Abram's driver when he and a buddy ran into an APC at Graf, knife fights, and pregnant dependant wives. We even had a baby in the air. We lost people too, which is always the rough flight an anybody's book. I will never feel my three plus years in the Army was wasted. We did an essential job; we were not just there to play soldier.

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Date:18 Oct 99
Rank:SGT
Name:Charles Francis
Call Sign:
Unit:2/507th Medical Company
Time Frame:1982-1985
E-mail: bigbronc@bright.net
Message:None sent.

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Date:18 Oct 99
Rank:SP5 1sg Ret.
Name:John Ronkartz
Call Sign:DUSTOFF 638
Unit:377th medical Company (AA)
Time Frame:76-77
E-mail: z2869@mediaone.net
Message:I had a very interesting year in the bango state. Half way through my tour we had some troops out trimming trees in the Z when the North decided to ax two officers to death. Of course, we retaliated by bringing in enough air support to take on anybody that stepped out of line and cut the trees down. Other than that, I had a very rewarding tour, answering the call of the sick, injured and dying. I had always been in (AH) or (ATK) units before going to DUSTOFF in Korea and enjoyed that year as flight line team leader and crewchief. I would enjoy hearing from anybody that I served with in DUSTOFF Korea or any other unit.

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Date:18 Oct 99
Rank:SP5
Name:Bill Toy
Call Sign:SUPER MEDIC
Unit:254 th DUSTOFF
Time Frame:67-68
E-mail: tinker@bpsinet.com
Message:Where are all you guys from the 254th 67-68? I know we were there, weren't we???

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Date:13 Oct 99
Rank:SSgt
Name:Jeff Zimmerman
Call Sign:
Unit:1085th Med. Co. Det 1 Air Rescue
Time Frame:1982-1997
E-mail: rtrhd@yahoo.com
Message:542nd Special Ops. Det. 1 Holloman AFB, NM 18th ARS, Eilson AFB, AK 1214th Med Co. Det 1 1085th Med. Co. Det. 1 Air Rescue. Served 7 months in Honduras in 1984.

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Date:11 Oct 99
Rank:
Name:Rich Pecoraro
Call Sign:
Unit:
Time Frame:
E-mail: txpec@earthlink.net
Message:Change of address: 4018 Downing Street, Annandale VA 22003, (703) 941-9785. Moved from San Antonio to VA.

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Date:11 Oct 99
Rank:
Name:JIM SHINE
Call Sign:
Unit:212 MP S.D. PLATOON
Time Frame:SOC TRANG 67
E-mail: Johannk9@aol.com
Message:JUST FOUND YOUR WEB AND THOUGHT I WOULD JUST SAY HELLO, I WAS ASSIGNED TO SOC TRANG AIRFIELD 1967 WORKING WITH THE 212TH MILITARY POLICE DET L SENTRY DOG PLATOON. WORKED RUNWAY DUTIES WITH MY K9 JOHANN FROM JAN 67 TO DEC 67. WORKED ALONG THE RUNWAY WATCHING THE 82 MED DUSTOFF CHOPPERS.  WANT TO SAY WELCOME HOME.   

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Date:11 Oct 99
Rank:SP5
Name:GARY JOSTANDT
Call Sign:
Unit:498TH MED. CO. LANE FIELD
Time Frame:1967-1969
E-mail: GARYDARYL@email.msn.com
Message:SERVED AS MEDIC AND AID TO COL. SCOTT AS WELL AS MANY OTHER GREAT PILOTS AND CREWMEN// SHOT DOWN ON DMZ AND LIVED TO TELL ABOUT IT// DELIVERED 13 BABIES IN FLIGHT, ETC..// VISITED 498TH AT FORT BENNING THIS YEAR AND GOT VIP TOUR-ONCE A BROTHER, ALWAYS A BROTHER. THANKS

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Date:7 Oct 99
Rank:MAJ
Name:Andrew
Call Sign:
Unit:Liebeknecht
Time Frame:9/99-Present
E-mail: liebmoal@ipa.net
Message:None sent.

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Date:3 Oct 99
Rank:CW2
Name:Becki Battleson
Call Sign:
Unit:50th Med Co (AA) "Eagle Dustoff"
Time Frame:currently
E-mail: batgirl4@hotmail.com
Message:What a wonderful site! I really enjoy reading all the stories. Thank you to everyone for sharing your experiences.

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Date:3 Oct 99
Rank:SP4
Name:Elden Adkins, Jr.
Call Sign:
Unit:236th Med. Det.
Time Frame:1971-72
E-mail:Eadkinsjr.@webtv.net
Message:

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Date:3 Oct 99
Rank:SGT
Name:Jim Stevens
Call Sign:
Unit:
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E-mail: RangerJimS@AOL.COM
Message:Is there a listing of Medevac units in the Army reserve or National guard? In particular the PA, NJ and DE National Guard.