Calling all Veterans who were with HHSB of the 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery, Vietnam, 1967-68-69, Phuoc Vinh, Quan Loi, and Lai Khe, as well as some of you who might have spent time in Dian, the First Infantry Division Headquarters.
HHSB 1st/5th Arty, Quan Loi Boys, is now on facebook. Check it out !!
We are asking you to leave a message here on this blog or sign in at military.com in the 1st/5th Artillery section of "Unit Homepages".
We've been in touch with these people so far:
Mike Atkinson, OR
Will Bankert, MD
Mike Bazala, NJ
Alan Belz, IA
Aristide (Harry) Borelli, PA
Gary Dorn, IN
Clyde (Doug) Franklin, OH
Andy Halupa, PA
Vince Horn, IL
Fred Johnson, IA
Wayne McKinney, CT
Al McVetty, VT
Kevin Murray, NY
Ken Patria, NH
Tom Pfalzer, CA
Paul Rebholz, NY
Joe Severino, NJ
Richard Zavala, TX
Phil Sebek, unfortunately, passed away in 2000. We are in touch with his widow Martie.
Dave Ziemke also has passed in 1995. We have talked with his widow Sharon, and will stay in touch with her.
We were sorry to hear of Ron Maddalozzo's passing a few years ago. We are staying in touch with his widow Amy.
And here are some of the people we want to hear from:
''Davie" Davis, Sgt. Shadoan (Commo Chief) (maybe KS), Mat Cunningham, Larry Kavanaugh (medic), Bob Stagg (RTT) (maybe NJ), Gary Maynard, First Sgt. Murray Peden (maybe Thailand or CA), George Hoffman (RTT), Joe Sanchez (RTT), Bob Miller (RTT), SFC Ernest Hopson (S-1), SGM John Hall, Lt. Ray Derrick (S-1), Capt. Harvey Losasso (S-4), Charles ("Pete") Caldwell, MSgt. Jim Pyles, Major Meeker (maybe S-2), Major Robert Durham, Phil Shook, Paul Abbott, Jeremy Baskin, Bob Burton, Capt. Stephen Cork, Richard Easler, Ed Novack, Tim Rittmiller, Jerry Dempsey, Calvin Keating, John Simmons, Alfred Womack, Glenn Price.
If your name is on the list, please contact us if you were in-country with the 1st/5th Arty during the time listed above. And even if your name is not on the list, please feel free to contact us.
Let's hear from you !! You can leave a message on military.com, leave a message on this blog, or contact us through: firstname.lastname@example.org
Good Luck and Welcome Home, Everyone !!