570th Ordnance Medium Maintenance Company


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Entry: 95428
Subject: 570TH ORDNANCE CO (DAS)

Earl Franks wrote on March 29, 2018


City and State: LOGANVILLE GA

Unit: 570TH ORDNANCE COMPANY (DAS)

Service or Relationship: Army Veteran

Comments: The 570th Ordnance Company (Medium Automotive Maintenance) was activated on 15 March 1950 at Nishinomiya, Honshu, Japan under TOE 9-127 with 5 officers and 121 enlisted men and assigned to the 192nd Ordnance Battalion.

The 570th MAM Company, together with the 192 Ordnance Battalion arrived at Pusan, Korea on 8 July 1950 and the commander of of the 192nd Ordnance Battalion assumed the additional function of of Ordnance Officer of Pusan Base Command. Pusan Base Command subsequently became Pusan Logistical Command and was commanded by General Crump Garvis. The 570th Ordnance MAM Company was assigned to the Pusan Logistical Command on 12 July 1950 and operated maintenance facilities.

On 14 September 1950 an emergency mobile repair service began a patrol of the main roads within the area of the Command. The 570th Ordnance MAM Company provided the patrol which operated continuously during the daylight hours and was on call at night.

Pusan Logistical Command was deactivated on 19 September 1950 and was replaced by the 2nd Logistical Command, activated the same day.

On 28 March 1951 the 570th Ordnance MAM Company moved forward and its operations taken over by the 89th Field Maintenance Company. On 31 March the 570th Ordnance MAM Company was released from attachment to the 2nd Logistical Command and assigned to the Ordnance Field Group, 8046th Army Unit. On 15 September 1951 the 570th Ordnance MAM Comapny was assigned to the 60th Ordnance and attached to the 4th Ordnance Battalion (M&S). On 25 November 1951 the unit reverted to the control of the 60th Ordnance Group.

On25 January 1953 the 570th Ordnance MAM Company was redesignated the 570th Ordnance Company (Direct Automotive Support) (DAS).

By Eighth United States Army General Order 123, dated 15 March 1954 and Department of the Army General Order 32, dated 3 May 1954, the 570th Ordnance Comopany (DAS) was awarded the Meritorious Unit Citation.

The unit was awarded a total of 11 battle stars, as follows:

As the 570th Ordnance MAM Company

UN Defensive 8 Jul-15 September 50
UN Offensivee 16 Sep-2 Nov 50
CCF Intervention 3 Nov-24 Jan 51
First UN Counter Offensive 25 Jan-21 Apr 51
CCF Spring Offensive 22 Apr-8 Jul 51
UN Summer-Fall Offensive 9 Jul-27 Nov 51
Second Korea Winter 25 Nov-30 Apr 52
Korea summer-fall 1952 1 May -30 Nov 52
Third Korean Winter 1 Dec-24 Jan 53

As the 570th Ordnance Company (DAS)

Third Korean Winter 25 Jan-20 Apr 53
Korea Summer-Fall 1953 1 May-27 July 53

Effective 11 June 1956 the 570th Ordnance Company (DAS) was attached to the Eighth United States Army Support Command (Provisional) 5200th Army Unit without changes in the existing assignments or attachments and assigned to same effective 18 July 1956.

On 1 January (year not given) the 570th Ordnance Company (DAS) was releived from assignment to the 4th Ordnance Battalion (M&S) and was assigned to the U.S. Army Yongsan District Command to the date. (?)

Presently (?) (written in LAST yearbook the 570th Ordnance Co (DAS) was to ever have, dated 1965) the 570th Ordnance Company (DAS) performing the mission of Direct Automotive Support for approximately 85 units located in responsible supporting area, with the strength of 3 officers, 86 enlisted men, 31 Republic of Korea Army Personnel (KATUSA) and 106 Korean National Employees.

Above written in a military style taken more or less word for word from 1965 yearbook
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On 1 January 1966 the 570th Ordnance Co (DAS) was redesignated as Company B 335th Maintenance Bn. The unit had moved in August 1965 from Niblo Barracks to barracks on South Yongsan Post and a work area which became to be known as Camp Kim. NARA has reportedly no information on Company B, but it has on HHC, A and C. It may have gone to Germany????

Keywords: Captain   John R. Adams III
2 LT   Richard G. Noble
2 LT    Charles R. Wall
1 SGT   Patrick H. Elsberry Jr
MSGT    Kenneth E. Scothorn
SFC7   Calvin R. Wells
SSG6   William G. Nance
SSG6   Eugene Mondak
SSG6    Bernard L. Cook
SSG6   Billie L. Hicks
SSG6    Patrick R. Essary
SSG6   Calvin C. Cox
SSG6   James S. Cropp
SSG6   Dale W. Jones
SP5    Charles C. Underwood
SP5    Maurice L. Campbell
SGT5   Carl R. Stuckey
SGT5    Melvis G. Lee
SGT5   Juan L. Tober
SP5    Jose L. Colon
SP5    Thomas T. McGuire
SP5    Robert H. Ingram
SP5    Gerald B. Collins
SGT5   Walter T.Kubojiri
SGT5   Alexander P. Supik
SP5    Louis Williams
SP4   William V. Ronlund
SP4   David H. Blake
SP4   Norman F. Price
SP4   Rex A. Jones
SP4   Michael J. Jaeger
SP4   Kenneth Hollifield
SP4   Kenneth J. Marti
SP4   Ivan J. Veach
SP4   James H. Moran
SP4   John M. Gorel
SP4   Oscar F. Huffman
SP4   Clifford Marcum
SP4   John T. Smith
SP4   Ernest P. Templey
SP4   Garyson B. Hunt
SP4   Gilbert J. Pehl
SP4   Reuben E. White
SP4   James A. Kloiber
SP4   Raymond Greynolds Jr.
SP4   Roger D. Merriman
SP4   Silvio David
SP4   Roger W. Flesher
SP4   Thomas A. Bradsell
SP4   Roger H.C. Ching
SP4   Gary Lynn Combs
SP4   William B. Doyle
SP4   Deith G. Flatness
SP4   James R. Smith
SP4   Thomas M. Bemis
SP4   Earnest Caluya
SP4   Arthur E. Renfro
SP4   Eugene Bedard
SP4   Harold w. Cahall
PFC Reynaldo Palma (not in Yearbook)
PFC   John L. Bailey
PFC   Larry E. Hafer
PFC   Juan R. Carrasquillo
PFC   Tom J. Hinch
PFC   Frank Covin Jr.
PFC   William A. Bryan
PFC   James Ross
PFC   Harold W. Rapley
PFC   David R. Bays
PFC   Ernesto Ortiz
PFC   Manuel R. Gutierrez
PFC   Leonard O. Kreig Jr.
PFC   Cornelius M. Mahoney
PFC   Harold E. Wolfe
PFC   George B. Rochester
PFC   George M. Pearce
PFC   George F. Pulford
PFC   Robert L. Taylor
PFC   Lloyd W. Knotts
PFC   Charles H. Fletcher
PFC   Earl B. Franks
PFC   Mechele F. Inskeep
PFC   Benny Wagers
PFC   James L. Paye
PFC   Judd R. Haynes
PFC   Benjamin Van Winkle
PFC   Gene R. Parker
PFC   Timothy F. Wilcox
PFC   Fred L. Mishler
PFC   James E. Deschene
PFC   Thomas D. Montoya
PFC   Robert L. Dewitt
PVT   Daniel E. Buis
PVT   Harvard R. Aycox
PVT   Robert W. Peterson
PVT   Gary E. Kitchen
PVT   Melvin H. Persikette
PVT   Howard E. Watson
PVT   Lewis L. Colman
PVT   Martin D. Smith
PVT   Stephen J. Gondai
   



Entry: 95196
Subject: LOOKING FOR DANIEL TRUSCOTT SERVED IN 1956-57

Bill Thompson wrote on December 23, 2017


City and State: MELBOURNE FL

Unit: 570TH ORDNANCE MEDIUM MAINTENANCE COMPANY

Service or Relationship: Army Veteran

Comments: Looking for friends who served in 570th Ordnance Medium Maintenance Co. In 1956-57. We were stationed near the village of Han Am Dong. Captain Mick was our Company Commander. Would like to reconnect with Daniel Truscott if he is around.

Keywords: Daniel Truscott; USNS Frederick Fungston; stationed near the village of Han Am Dong; company Commander was Captain Mick;



Entry: 90724
Subject: KOREAN SEARCH

George Breen wrote on March 4, 2015


City and State: FL

Unit: 570TH ORD. CO.DAS

Service or Relationship: Army Veteran

Comments: Would like to hear from Korean Civilians that worked at the 570th ord co during the 1950s and 1960s. George Breen

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Entry: 90571
Subject: ANYONE THAT SEARVED IN THE 570TH ORD. CO. (DAS)

George Breen SR. wrote on February 8, 2015


City and State: FL

Unit: 570TH ORD CO DAS

Service or Relationship: Other

Comments: I am searching for a South Korean family that I came to know while serving with the 570th ord co. during 1958 and 1959. Would like to talk with anyone that served in the 570th from 1956 into the 1960's. Thanks George Breen

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Entry: 90453
Subject: LOOKING FOR ANYONE-1960-62

Mike Fries wrote on January 24, 2015


City and State: ROANOKE VA

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Army Veteran

Comments:

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Entry: 82202
Subject: LOOKING FOR ANY ONE WHO KNOWS ME

Bernard Abrahamson wrote on February 21, 2012


City and State: ANAHEIM CA

Unit: 570TH ORD. 8TH ARMY

Service or Relationship: Army Veteran

Comments: I'd like to have any one who remembers me , contac me
at Email a, I'm 85years old
and alone,who knows how much time is left.

Keywords: I left Koby Japan July 4th arrived in Pusan July 8th
went from Puson to suwan had wrecker ser.all over
Korea up toand near the 38th per,and over to Mason
aera and over and around Wonju,you name it ,been
there done that. My time there was July 4th 1950 to
Nov. 1951 Then went back Japan then to The U.S.A.



Entry: 50475
Subject: 570TH ORDINANCE CO.

John J. Shanahan JR. wrote on April 27, 2005


City and State: OLD TAPPAN NJ

Unit: 570TH ORDINANCE CO. D.A.S.

Service or Relationship: Army Veteran

Comments: LOOKING FOR ANY GUYS SERVING IN THE 570TH ORDINANCE UNIT. D.A.S.(DIRECT AUTOMOTIVE SUPPORT) BASED IN SEOUL FROM 1957 TO 1958. AND ANY OF THE GUYS IN THE 500 ORDINANCE DETACHMENT BASED IN CHUNCHON DURING THE SAME TIME FRAME, WE WERE BILLETED WITH THE 30 SIGNAL CORE IN CHUNCHON......SPEC.3RD CLASS JOHN J SHANAHAN

Keywords: LOOKING FOR ANY GUYS SERVING IN THE 570TH ORDINANCE UNIT IN SEOUL FROM 1956 AND 57 SERVING UNDER CAPT. MICK, IT WAS A DIRECT AUTOMOTIVE UNIT FOR ALL WHEELED VEHICLES IN THE SEOUL AREA



Entry: 48152
Subject: LOOKING FOR ANY THERE 2/53 - 8/54

Herbert Siegel wrote on January 14, 2005

Email Update Needed



City and State: ENFIELD CT

Unit: 570TH ORDNANCE DAS

Service or Relationship: Army Veteran - Korea

Comments: Served as co clk w/ Sgt James Barge or SGT CaudellCO Gunne or James Bailey

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Entry: 38462
Subject: 570TH ORDNANCE CO.

Oliver (Jack) Van Horn wrote on November 17, 2003

Email Update Needed



City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: In addition to the people Norm Zeller named.
Let's add Duane Scott, Tygleski, Sgt Jones (from
Kentucky), Lotspiech, Balsamo, Bass, Heller,
George Campbell and anyone else who served there.

Keywords: 570th Ord MAM Co., part of the 60th Ord group



Entry: 38380
Subject: RESERVE COY. S.V.C. 1909

Peter McDonald wrote on November 15, 2003


City and State:

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Interested Person

Comments: Hi,
Can anybody help ?. I live in the UK, I have aquired a Silver box which is inscribed, RESERVE COY. S.V.C. 1909 "THE BANKERS PRIZE" 2ND. PRIZE. Any information would be appreciated.
Thanks,
Peter

Keywords: Reserve Coy. S.V.C. "BankersPrize" 1909



Entry: 38353
Subject: LOOKING FOR ANYONE

Norman Zeller wrote on November 13, 2003


City and State: PORTLAND OR

Unit: 570TH ORD

Service or Relationship: Army Veteran - Korea

Comments: I would to like to make contact with anyone who was with the 570th at anytime during the Korean War enlisted men or officers. How about you Italian guys from NY, Limoncelli, Bello, Masculusco or you guys from CA. Bernelli, Satterly, Campbell. Lt. Lyman are you around?

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Entry: 33776
Subject: 937TH ORDNANCE HAM CO.

Eugene O'Connell wrote on April 22, 2003

Email Update Needed



City and State: DES PLAINES IL

Unit: 937 ORDNANCE

Service or Relationship: Army Veteran - Korea

Comments: I WAS IN THE 937TH ORDNANCE HEAVY MAINTENANCE COMPANY FROM SEPTEMBER OF 1951 TO JANUARY OF 1953.WE WERE AT TWO DIFFERANT LOCATIONS, WONJU AND THEN CHUNCHON. I WAS AN MOS 3912, AUTOMOTIVE FUEL AND ELECTRIC REPAIRMAN.

THE OUTFIT WAS A RESERVE COMPANY FROM ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, AND MY BUNCH WERE REPLACEMENTS FOR THE RESERVISTS. ALL PROMOTIONS WENT TO ST. LOUIS PEOPLE.

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Entry: 14830
Subject: 570TH ORD. CO. BILLETED

Robert Ford wrote on February 5, 2001

Email Update Needed



City and State: FAIRFAX VA

Unit: 8TH ARMY COMMAND ORDNANCE INSPECTIONH # 1.

Service or Relationship: -

Comments: I was billeted with the 570th Ord. Co. from Feb. to Nov. 1953. I have the silver box acquired as a part of the 3rd year in Korea celebration.

Keywords: Billeted with 570th Ord. Co.



Entry: 4740
Subject: LOOKING FOR INSPECTION TEAM

William (Bill) Orman wrote on November 11, 1999

Email Update Needed



City and State: ROCHESTER NY

Unit: 570TH ORD CO 60TH ORD GRP

Service or Relationship: Army Veteran - Korea

Comments: I was on DS to the 60th Ord Grp stationed at the 507th Ord Co. Feb 1953 to July 54 If anyone remembers the team let me know. Looking for Ed Sellers

Keywords: 8th Army Ordance Inspection #1 and #2







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