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Entry: 92681
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
VETERAN NEEDS HELP

MARVIN RILEY wrote on February 9, 2016


City and State: HALLS TN

Unit: 304 SIGNAL BATALLION SEOUL KOREA

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: I was stationed in Yeonson in 1971 as a mechanic. I made several trips to Camp Casey at the DMZ and was exposed to Agent Orange. I also went to a military site east of Casey. It was Rock Army patrolled but cannot remember the name of the place. I also went to the live action field maneuvers next to Casey but have no pictures or buddy support for help in applying for benefits. I have had cancer and other medical problems. I need help with photos or buddy letters. I was called Riley. Thank you for any help.

Keywords: Gary Wayne Abney, friend


Entry: 92590
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
KOREA 1970-71 HQ CO 2ND ENGINEER BN

ROBERT WILLIAMS wrote on January 22, 2016


City and State: FAYETTEVILLE OH

Unit: HEADQUARTERS CO 2ND ENGINEER BATTALION 2ND INFANTR

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: Motor Pool and was in charge of 5 ton wrecker and M88 Recovery Tank

Keywords: Bobby and Eggy trained me before he left Korea to come home and was loaned out to
every Co. and compound up on DMZ to tow anything and everything and also my wrecker
was used to load trucks of what ever they needed



Entry: 92589
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
AGENT ORANGE

LESTER WADE wrote on January 22, 2016


City and State: QUINCY FL

Unit:

Service or Relationship: OTHER

Comments:

Keywords:


Entry: 92555
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
71-72 30TH ORD 227TH MAINT BT

RICHARD GRIFFIN wrote on January 15, 2016


City and State: HARPSWELL ME

Unit: 30TH ORD 227TH MAINT

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: Looking for motor pool buddies. or any one that can verify this unit traveled to
Nike and Hawk missile and radar sites on DMZ to tow or install parts on trucks


Keywords: Ronald Harper Oklahoma. V D Barnhart, D E Donavan, Ronald Slawson, Ralph Smith PA,
Ed Phillips Mich.



Entry: 92524
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
OSAN SAC 554 RED HORSE 1975-1976

WILLIAM REDMON JR wrote on January 9, 2016


City and State: BUENA VISSTA CO

Unit: 554 RED HORSE SAC

Service or Relationship: AIR FORCE VETERAN

Comments: Anyone serving in USAF Osan 1975-1976 have any information on Agent Orange exposure
please contact wredmonjr@gmail.com.


Keywords: Red Horse


Entry: 92511
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
VR21 LOADMASTER 1972-1975

SYLVESTER DERICO wrote on January 6, 2016


City and State:

Unit: VR 21

Service or Relationship: NAVY VETERAN

Comments:

Keywords:


Entry: 92463
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
CAMP LIBERTY BELL 1977/78

DAVID FIORENTINO wrote on December 29, 2015


City and State: HERNANDO FL

Unit: CO A 2/9TH INFANTRY

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: Just want to say hi to my fellow soldiers and friends of the 2/9 inf div. Camp Liberty Bell Korea 1977/1978.

Keywords: Company A 2/9th Infantry division Korea.Remember Hill 115 & 116 many days and nights during company rotation inside the DMZ. Couldn't get over that Freedom bridge without a pass.That one little make shift club on compound and they would bus girls in. When the guards would open the DMZ gates for us to go into no mans zone on a night ambush or day recon and lock us in. We would trade beer to the korean soldiers for martial arts training. Getting my orders from S2 then giving my operations order to my squad, checking their equipment,camouflage. one night on patrol I saw the back of the dmz sign hidden in the weeds, Oh crap we were on north korean side. High tailed it back to the right side lol. Always careful not to walk through those old mine fields at night. Mighty cold my patrol lying in the snow on a night patrol. Most enjoyable mission I volunteered to head up the support of the Sang Kwang Orphanage. Thanks to all my fellow soldiers for their support. We would have all the children come to the Camp for fire engine rides,games,coloring books ect. money donated out of my fellow soldiers pockets.All the time and work payed off to see the children's faces. The day I was leaving to go state side the children surprised me and came to the camp and sang me a fair well song and Mr. Yun Kwan Sik head of the Orphanage gave me a certificate of Appreciation. Tears rolled down my face that day.The certificate rendered me as Honorary Dad for the Orphanage children.


Entry: 92421
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
ALPHA CO. COMMUNICATIONS CHIEF, 4/7 CAV. 76/77

IRA WOOLERY wrote on December 19, 2015


City and State:

Unit: ALPHA CO 4/7 CAV

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: Looking for any one that was with me during that time

Keywords:


Entry: 92395
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
2ND/23RD CAMP GREAVES 1ST/17TH CAMP MACKENZIE

R. ECHOLS wrote on December 14, 2015


City and State: TAMPA BAY AREA FL

Unit: CHARLIE CO 2ND/23RD-CHARLIE CO 1ST/17TH 2ND DIV

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: Searching for members of Charlie Co 2nd/23rd 2nd Inf Div 1971 Camp Greaves
and Charlie Co 1st/17th 2nd Inf Div Camp Mackenzie 1971-1972 and Camp Howze. Unfortunately do not remember my platoon.

I have found 2 guys that I know, we exchange emails & pictures and one other not from our unit but delivered some of those bad drums to Camp Greaves


Keywords: Murdough,Spears,Fisher,Ricke,Wainwright(squirrel),Janish,Mack


Entry: 92344
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
30TH ORD 227TH MAINT MOTOR POOL 71 72

RICHARD GRIFFIN wrote on December 5, 2015


City and State: HARPSWELL ME

Unit: 30TH ORD 227MAINT

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: Looking for R. Harper Oklahoma. I helped your yobo get to the US. V D Barnhart D E
Donavon. Ronald Slawson Ralph Smith PA. ED Phillips Mich


Keywords:


Entry: 92329
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
1970-1972 30THORDINCE MOTOR POOL

RICHARD GRIFFIN wrote on December 2, 2015


City and State: HARPSWELL ME

Unit: 30TH ORD 227TH MAINT BN

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: Looking for guys from motor pool who may have accompanied me to radar sites on or near Dmz to pick up or repair trucks. Also nike missle sites. R E Harper. V D Barnhart. D E Donovan. Ronald Slawson. Morgan Remember when the 5 ton wrecker was driven off the post one night, never to be seen again!!

Keywords:


Entry: 92311
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
IMJIN 1970 2/38 2ID

FRED BRICENO wrote on November 29, 2015


City and State: YAKIMA WA

Unit: 2/38 2ID

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments:

Keywords:


Entry: 92255
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
2/61ADA VULCAN

DAVE BECKEY wrote on November 21, 2015


City and State: NORTHERN CAMBRIA PA

Unit: B BATRY 2/61 ADA

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: Looking for anyone who was there 72-73 Camp Casey

Keywords:


Entry: 92245
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
SEARCHING FOR SGT SUSAN COUSINS

DIANA ELLIS wrote on November 19, 2015


City and State: SPOKANE WA

Unit: B COMPANY 51ST SIGNAL BN, CAMP RED CLOUD KOREA

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: REMEMBER 51ST sIGNAL BN, CAMP RED CLOUD KOREA.........site concord........how
could we forget the winter of 1975.........cold as hell..........email me a belated
veterans day message November 19, 2015............best wishes.....for the holiday
season. the military uses computors now...........and not that old junk we had to
put together and run,,,,,,LOL


Keywords:


Entry: 92238
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
DMZ VETERANS

JOHN MAYER wrote on November 18, 2015


City and State: LAS VEGAS NV

Unit: B 1/23 INF 2ND DIV

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: If anybody is looking for a Korean DMZ Hat or Imjin Scout Patch you can find it at www.militaryhats.us

Keywords:


Entry: 92211
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
CAMP CASEY 1/31 MECH CS 76-77

ANDRES STEWART wrote on November 14, 2015


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: Looking for anyone with 1/31 Mech Inf. from 1976-1977. I was with the Scout Plt. in Combat Support Company, Camp Casey Korea.

Keywords:


Entry: 92191
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
DMZ RADAR SITE 8, CAMP CASEY KOREA

RONALD HILL wrote on November 12, 2015


City and State:

Unit: HHC 1/72 ARMOR CAMP CASEY KORE

Service or Relationship: OTHER

Comments: is there anyone that remember the fire on radar site 8 like to hear from anyone station at camp casey 1972/73 and 1982/83 love some feed back life is short

Keywords:


Entry: 92158
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
LOOKING FOR POSSIBLE FATHER

JASON MUELLER wrote on November 10, 2015


City and State: WILLITS CA

Unit: N/A

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: Hello,
My name is Jason. I was born in South Korea in July of 1976. I have a birth record of my father and it states his name is Bobby Edwards. I have been looking for a way to contact him for over 20 years and have had no luck so far. I do not know what branch or division he served in but I do know he was in South Korea some time in the end of 1975 and the beginning of 1976. I am trying to get information on family history and would like to meet him if he is still alive.

If anyone served in South Korea with him please contact me and let me know if he is still alive.


Keywords:


Entry: 92122
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
2/23 2 DIV 70-71 DMZ

LARRY FITE wrote on November 4, 2015


City and State: KINGSTON OK

Unit: 2/23 2DIV

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: looking for Vets from My Unit 70-71 dmz Camp dodge

Keywords:


Entry: 92101
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
LOOKING FOR PEOPLE WHO SERVED THERE IN THE FIRST HAWK BTRY TO GO AIR MOBILE

BRADLEY LOVELL wrote on October 31, 2015


City and State: MILFORD MA

Unit: B BTRY 2/71 ADA 1974-1975

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: 198 Purchase Street

Keywords: 198 Purchase Street


Entry: 92099
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
CAMP CASEY YEARBOOK 1970-1971

DENNIS MCCARTHY wrote on October 31, 2015


City and State: VIERA FL

Unit: 122 SIGNAL DIVISION COMPANY B

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: I am looking for the yearbook at Camp Casey for the year of 1970-1971 . I cannot locate my yearbook and would really like a copy.

Keywords:


Entry: 92077
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
ANYONE KNOW WHAT HAPPENED TO FAMILY THAT RAN 7TH TAYLOR OUTSIDE CAMP CASEY

DAVID ALBAN wrote on October 26, 2015


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: Trying to find out what happened to Kim family that ran the clothing store across from Camp Casey in the 70's.
They wanted to come to U.S. In a big way. Chung Hee and her brother ran the store.
Did they make it?


Keywords: 7th Taylor
Kim family



Entry: 92058
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
LOOKING FOR MOTOR POOL BUDDIES

RICHARD GRIFFIN wrote on October 23, 2015


City and State: HARPSWELL ME

Unit: 30TH ORDNANCE GM GS 227TH MAINT BN

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: looking for Ed Phillips Ralph Smith Ronald harper or any one who new me from the motor poll korea 71-72

Keywords:


Entry: 92034
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
COMPANY A 2ND ENGINEERS

WILLIAM BAILEY wrote on October 19, 2015


City and State:

Unit: CO A 2ND COMBAT ENGINEERS

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: looking for any member of co A 2nd Engineers Camp Casey Korea 1971-1972

Keywords:


Entry: 92032
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
FRIENDS

JOSEPH BIGGS wrote on October 19, 2015


City and State: BURNSVILLE NC

Unit: 28TH TRANS. CO.

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: I am looking for anyone that served with me in 1970/1971 in 28th Trans. Co. We were with 702 ROKA unit. I was a heavy truck driver and was all over Korea during this time. I was at Camp Graves and Camp Kitty Hawk now Bonifas in early June 1971 while they were spraying the fences. I hauled a load of drums with what they say was an additive for fuel but it had a orange band and said Republic of Vietnam on it. You can guess the rest I am sure. I had a heart attack and open heart surgery in 2013. I died in the OR but they got me back. I have Emphysema and I' m also on oxygen.

Keywords:


Entry: 91953
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
45TH TRANS CO.CAMP HUMPHREYS 79/80

CHARLES MCDOWELL JR wrote on October 1, 2015


City and State: LACEY WA

Unit: 45TH TRANS.CO

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: I am looking for anyone that my have been w/the 45th Trans.co at camp Humphreys in 1979-1980. I was a cobra mech. but spent my first 7 or so months working in the supply room. I would also like to get a copy of the yearbook I lost mine in a fire. hope there is someone out there that that can help me ...Thanks .Charles McDowell....PFC at the time.

Keywords: 45th Trans. co......YOU CALL WE HAUL....


Entry: 91816
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
CAMP CASEY 1970-71

CHARLES BURKETT wrote on September 1, 2015


City and State: SENECA SC

Unit: 2ND INFANTRY 2ND ADMIN CO. POST OFFICE

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: Looking for friends that were stationed with me at Camp Casey from 1970-1971. We worked at the 2nd Admin Co. Army Post Office. If you were there please send me a note. I would love to hear from you.You may contact me by Email:( elkyman79@gmail.com ) or Phone : ( 864-280-2045 )

Keywords:


Entry: 91814
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
QUICK REACTION FORCE

LEE RIVAS SR wrote on September 1, 2015


City and State: SAN ANTONIO TX

Unit: CAMP CARROLL ARMY DEPOT/19TH SPT BDE

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: I served in the Quick Reaction Force while assigned to Camp Carroll Army Deport and the 19th Support Brigade (P) from Oct 1972 through Oct 1976 as a SPC and SP5. I remember Bobby Johnson, Haffizool Mohammed and Volpe serving with me. Johnson, Haffizool and Volpe please contact me. If others served on the Quick Reaction Force please let me know who you are.

Thank you.

CSM(R) Lee Rivas


Keywords: Camp Carroll Army Depot and 19th Support Brigade (P)
Quick Reaction Force



Entry: 91801
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
LOOKING FOR OLD FRIENDS.

DOMINGO MARTINEZ wrote on August 31, 2015


City and State: LOVELAND OH

Unit: CO C 1/38TH INF, 2ND INF DIV.

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: I was initially assigned to C Co. 1/38th Inf in '70-'71 which was located at Camp Custer right at the base of Charley Block. Poju-ri was just outside the front gate and the main village was Youn-gu-gol where all the activities were, was around a 1/2 of a mile from the Camp. I remember I frequented the the Moulin Rouge, the Paradise Club, the House of the Rising Sun, I believe if it was on the strip I went there. I had a lot of fun on my first tour and really enjoyed the local food. I often ate at the KATUSA Snack Bar because I came to like their food more than the Mess Hall's.

I also had two subsequent tours, '74-'75 and '84-'85. My first tour, our unit rotated on the DMZ with the 9th. My second tour I was stationed at Camp Liberty Bell (DMZ) for the 13 months and my third tour I was assigned to Camp Casey. I am an Imjin Scout, did more than my share of patrols out in the DMZ, did GP Ollette and fence duty. If you were one of my friends, on my first tour, then you might have participated in borrowing the Bn Duty Vehicle after our club at the Camp closed up and tried to cross Freedom Bridge to go party some more at the ville. We didn't make it and made a u-turn and went back to the company. I was the one who got caught because I dropped my hat in the vehicle and it had my name on it. If so shoot me an e-mail. That year we had a member who fired into the ambush site and we had to take the QRF Force in before dawn to medivac a wounded by deuce and a half back to the fence and then taken by chopper. We also had one of our platoon members who went souvenir hunting after we set up an admin bivouac site for reverse cycle training (which was supposed to be clear) and stepped on a anti-personnel mine from the Korean Conflict.


Keywords:


Entry: 91799
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
CAMP CASEY 1970-71

CHARLES BURKETT wrote on August 30, 2015


City and State: SENECA SC

Unit: 2ND INFANTRY 2ND ADMIN CO. POST OFFICE

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: Looking for friends that where stationed at Camp Casey from 1970-71 that worked with me in the 2nd Admin Company Army post office. If you were there please drop me a note. Would love to hear from you.

Keywords:


Entry: 91730
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
DUTY ON OP'S, FENCE, FREEDOM BRIDGE, DMZ 71/72

RONALD ECHOLS wrote on August 17, 2015


City and State: FL

Unit: C CO 2ND/23RD AND C CO 1ST/17TH 2ND INF DIV

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: Bob got your mail through this system seems it took a while I have responded but that may take a while possibly
1 Jan 71 to Sept or later in 71 not Jun at C Co 2nd/23rd Inf 2nd Div Camp Greaves. Worked OPs, DMZ, fence and Freedom Bridge. We moved to Camp McKenzie later in 71 became C Co 1st/17th 2nd Inf Div still working up north across river. In I think spring 72 moved to
Camp Houze. Left Korea Aug 72. I had a good time in Korea enjoyed and learned. (I did sink a M113 and almost drowned they go down like a rock)
I have managed to communicate with one of the guys and trade some pictures, possibly two if Bob gets my email.

Some names Spears, Wainwright, Murdough, Fisher, Ricke, Sandberg, Dykes, Mack


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Entry: 91714
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
OINK! ONLY IN KOREA!

DAVID OSTERHOUT wrote on August 14, 2015


City and State:

Unit: 1ST BN 9TH INF

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: I served in Korea during 1980 at Camp Greaves north of the Imjin River right on the DMZ. I had a tough tour and had to spend 8 months in an army hospital recuperating. While in the hospital I penned a manuscript and finally got it published this year.
Please check out the website: www.davidosterhouttx.com
There a few pictures from the DMZ and some rare news articles from the era.
The name of the book is OinK! Only in Korea!


Keywords:


Entry: 91697
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
CAMP CASEY

BRUCE AMOS wrote on August 11, 2015


City and State: ORANGE VA

Unit: C BTRY 8TH BN 61ST ADA

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: When we left Casey heading north on alerts/exercises, What was the name of the valley/corridor/riverbed or Mountain range we took. Was it the upper part of the Uijongbu Corridor?
mar 71-jan 72


Keywords: casey, dmz, mountain range, valley, river, c btry 8th bn 61st ada 1971-72


Entry: 91647
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
OH MY GOODNESS

LAWRENCE LASHER wrote on August 2, 2015


City and State: POPLAR BLUFF MO

Unit: COMPANY D 2ND MED 2ND INF

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: Oh My goodness. Just saw a video done in 2014 that Camp Edward West is totally gone. Im in total shock. It appears that they did away with all the tank walls? and the large Korean School that was behind the compound??

Never realized how much I missed korea. Was there 1972 -1973 and 1975-1076.

Shoot, even my house that was off to the right is gone. Well, it has been what 43 years. Guess its true you can never go home. And I wanted to retire in Korea. Too old to do it now.



Keywords:


Entry: 91643
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
1971-1973 JIM KELLY, 7TH TAYLOR, CHUNG HEE KIM

DAVID ALBAN wrote on August 1, 2015


City and State:

Unit: 1/72 ARMOR CAMP CASEY

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: Looking for Jim Kelly. Also Chung Hee Kim who he dated. Her family ran clothing shop 7th Taylor outside main gate at Camp Casey. I had a lot of clothes made there and had some shipped to the states in 71-72. Wondering where they are now.
Also Bob Reeder.


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Entry: 91632
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
DMZ, JSA

STEVEN BREITO wrote on July 28, 2015


City and State:

Unit: USASG-JSA

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: Thought I would put a post on the site to see if I get a hit back from any of the soldiers I served with November 1976 to November 1977.

Keywords:


Entry: 91628
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
LOOKING FOR MEMBERS OF WALKING PATRO; TDC 1971-1972

GEORGE MEADOWS wrote on July 28, 2015


City and State: HINTON WV

Unit: 2ND MP CO 2ND INF DIV NORH CAMP CUSTER AND CAMP CA

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: to members of tdc walking patrol at camp casey

Keywords: would like to locate phil rider and other members of walking patrol i n 1971-1972
for info on incident that happened in village



Entry: 91508
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
ITO 7TH INF DIV 1970 TO 1971

DAVID PAOLUCCI wrote on July 7, 2015


City and State:

Unit: ITO 7TH INF DIV

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: ANYONE FROM ITO 7TH INF DIV 1970 TO 1972. CO CAPT KRATZENBERG 1SG TOP YARBERRY.

Keywords: I REPLACED LARRY DOHERTY, WHO WAS FROM KANSAS, ILT JAMES I. RICHARDSON WAS UNIT BOSS.CLOSED CAMP KAISER AND USS PUEBLO WAS TAKEN.


Entry: 91489
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
KOREAN VETS EXPOSED TO AGENT ORANGE IN KOREA

HEATHER HALEY wrote on July 1, 2015


City and State: SAN MARCOS TE

Unit:

Service or Relationship: FRIEND OF VETERAN

Comments: Good Morning Everyone,

I am writing today to inquire if there are veterans in the central Texas area that would be willing to allow me to conduct an oral history on their experiences in Korea, specifically related to their exposure to Agent Orange (direct exposure, working with the chemical agent, or burying it). Again, I am in the central Texas region and can travel to Austin, San Antonio, Houston, or Dallas areas. The oral history will be recorded and pertinent information will be published in my Master's Thesis.

I look forward to hearing from some of you and can offer further details at that time.

Regards,
Heather M. Haley


Keywords: Agent Orange, Korea, DMZ, Camp Carroll


Entry: 91481
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
DMZ 76-77 1/9 INF

LARRY ENGLAND wrote on June 29, 2015


City and State: WESTPORT IN

Unit:

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: I served with the 2/9th Inf on the DMZ in B company at Camp Greaves from December 76 to December 77; looking for others from my unit. I am having problems with the VA over disability benefits form my time on the Zone!

Keywords: 2nd Div, DMZ, 1976, 2/9, Manchu


Entry: 91455
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
CAMP GREAVES A CO 31ST INF RGT

BRAD ALLEN SR. wrote on June 25, 2015


City and State: THEODORE AL

Unit: CAMP GREAVES A CO. DMZ

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: I need to hear from troops of camp greaves A company 31st infantry 1974 to 1975
that remember the river crossing exercise were the driver of a anti personal
carrier drowned during a river crossing when it went down in the river with other
troops inside.

I helped to save one guy that sad day. I need to know the name of the troop that
drown call me at 251 653-0356 or 251-554-3411 I miss you guys


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Entry: 91401
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
OBERVATION POST OUELLETTE

HORACE SMITH wrote on June 16, 2015


City and State: NORTH LITTLE ROCK AR

Unit: 6TH BN 37TH FA, 2ND INFANTRY DIVISION

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: Need information for PTSD claim from someone that was on DMZ, Observation Post Ouellette on or about the 15th and 16th of April, 1972. I was with the 6th Battalion 37th Field Artillery and was the RTO for the Artillery Forward Observer. I cannot remember the Infantry Unit that was on the post at the time. There was an incident involving three (3) infiltrators from North Korea trying to get over the perimeter of the Obervation Post. This happened the night after the North celebrated Dictator Kim Il Sung's birthday. The day of the celebration, I was taken off RTO duties and assigned bunker with two (2) soldiers with the Infantry Unit. VA states there was no incident the night the infiltrators were trying to get into the perimeter and I know there indeed was an incident. I even got hostile fire pay during this time that I was assigned to the DMZ and was only 17 at the time as well. Thank you for your assistance.

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Entry: 91272
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
MR

JAMES DENTON JR wrote on May 28, 2015


City and State: COLORADO SPRINGS CO

Unit: C 1/23

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: Was in C 1/23 from April 1978 to April 1979 did the hovey ville nighty loved it I'm in korea now and working for contractor went to camp casey to check out Hovey ville its gone all of it to bad it was a great place

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Entry: 91212
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
DMZ 77 TO 79 AGENT ORANGE EXPOSURE

EDDIE MAFNAS wrote on May 20, 2015


City and State: JEFFERSON CITY TN

Unit: A CO 1ST 17TH MECH INF

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: Looking for advise was told by dva rep in johnson city tn that i may qualify for help since i was on the Z during 77 to 79 also looking for squad members that were involved in apc accident that went off rd during exercises into the Imjin river please e mail still alive lol.

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Entry: 91161
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
B BTRY2/71 ADA 38 BDE. 73-74

EDWARD TESSMANN wrote on May 9, 2015


City and State: LAURINBURG NC

Unit: B BTRY 2/71 ADA

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: Looking for anyone with B BTRY 2/71ADA from 1973-1974.

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Entry: 91041
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
"DOES ANYONE KNOW THIS PERSON"

JOSEPH OLIN PEARSON wrote on April 24, 2015


City and State: BENNETTSVILLE SC

Unit: ARMY

Service or Relationship: FAMILY MEMBER

Comments: I'm his wife and I'm looking for anyone that server with him during this time. I know that he was in Korean at this time and that he was on the DMZ zone, because I receive a letter from the army, during his time over there thanking me for his serve and being away from his family.
We felt at the time because he was going to Korean, that my son and I could join him over there. But the army sent me a letter stating the reason that I couldn't , and the reason that I wasn't able to join him in Korean because he was on the DMZ zone, letting me know that he was fighting over there.
He is now deceased. And I would like to know more about his serve over there. He told me some stories about his time over there, but now I want to know more because his son's want to know more about there father serve in the army.
Please contact me by email, at the email address that is listed. He was from a small town in SC.


Keywords: I don't know what he was called, but we called him Joe. I don't have any information about what unit that he was in, all I know is that afterward having our first son, he was suppose to be going to Vietnam, but because he didn't return in time, after he did return they sent him to Korean instead. I received the letter from uncle sam , letting me know where he was, but I miss place it. but his stay was from 1970-1971 or 1972.


Entry: 90962
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
76-77

JON BELANGER wrote on April 12, 2015


City and State: ST AMANT LA

Unit: 55TH MP COMPANY

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: Hi, I know you guys are out there somewhere. Please contact me 225-402-6610 or jbelanger57@yahoo.com. Would like to know how everyone is doing and if anyone has any photos of the compound.

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Entry: 90904
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
LOOKING FOR ANY ONE WHO SERVED WITH 1ST OF THE 17TH A CO. ALFA GATORS

INEZ GUTIERREZ SENIOR wrote on March 31, 2015


City and State: SAN ANTONIO TX

Unit: 1ST/17TH INF. 2ND INF DIVISION

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: Im looking for anyone who served between1975/1976 I need help concerningan incident that happened on the way to g.p collier.I was with A company 1st/17th 2nd platoon our platoon sgt was sgt first claas cruse or something like that other names I remember are first sgt coates our co was capt. Hickok I also had a good frend named Robert bray from one of the Carolinas.I need help with a va claim

Keywords: alfa gators second to none camp howez


Entry: 90763
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
CIB DMZ 1969-1994

JERRY EMORY wrote on March 11, 2015


City and State:

Unit: 2/9 INF CAMP GREAVES 1976-77

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: GO ON THE NET TYPE IN AR-600-8-22 DECEMBER 2006. IT TELLS YOU JUST HOW TO APPLY. I AM IN THE PROCESS NOW. GOOD LUCK

Keywords:


Entry: 90705
DMZ 1970 TO 1979
LOOKING FOR OTHERS FROM C CO 2/23 & C CO 1/17TH ON THE Z JAN71 TO JUL72

RONALD ECHOLS wrote on March 1, 2015


City and State: FL

Unit: CO C 2/23INF & CO C 1/17THINF 2ND DIV

Service or Relationship: ARMY VETERAN

Comments: I am looking for persons that were in Co C 2/23rd Inf, 2nd Div Jan 71 to Jun 71 at
Camp Greaves. Also on GP Oulett, plus other GP's, barrier fence and bridge duty.
Plus Co C 1/17th Inf, 2 Div July 71 forward also on GP Oulett, plus other GP's,
barrier fence and bridge duty.

I want to find some pictures of these places and even the Camps name in some
pictures or possibly find myself in one. I took very few pictures while there. If
it jogs any memories I did sink a fully loaded M113 in a big mud hole by Freedom
Bridge while there.

I can remember a Spears , Wainwright, Murdough, Fisher, Ricke, Sandberg, Shipp and
one guy who had a 35mm camera and took lots of pictures.


Keywords: Camp Greaves, GP Oulett, Barrier Fence, Freedom Bridge, DMZ Patrols, Camp
Mackenzie,
Co C 2nd/23rd Infantry 2 Division, Co C 1st/17th Infantry 2 Division




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