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NEWS and SITE UPDATE:

REQUEST FROM VETERANS ADMINISTRATION
1968 VIETNAM
 
THE ASSOCIATION HAS BEEN CONTACTED BY A VA REPRESENTATIVE IN ALABAMA SEEKING DOCUMENTATION IN RECORDS, E.G. OPERATIONS LOGS OF THE 1ST BATTALION 14TH FIELD ARTILLERY, TO SUPPORT AN APPLICATION FOR A PURPLE HEART FOR A CLIENT VETERAN.
 
THE VA REPRESENTATIVE CURRENTLY HAS THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION FROM AN OPERATIONS LOG ENTRY BY S-3 OF THE 198TH LIGHT INFANTRY BRIGADE AT CHU LAI, RVN:
 
"0240h 30 Jan 1968. Incoming mortars. Coordinates
BT 548013. 1 WIA from C Battery 1/14FA"
 
THE VA REPRESENTATIVE IS SEEKING TO SUPPORT THE 198TH LIB DOCUMENTATION WITH MORE COMPLETE INFORMATION FROM 14TH FA RECORDS OR REFERRAL TO A SOURCE FOR SUCH RECORDS.
 
This notice is posted in the Forum. If you have information regarding the incident, please reply in the Forum or contact Association Secretary, Bob Sorensen by e-mail: himaltrekker@bresnan.net . 
 
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25 September 2014: David Laukat has a new e-mail address: americalvet@cox.net .

15 July 2014: Donnie Scarbough from Seminary, MS, served as a Recon Sergeant with A Battery 1st Battalion in Vietnam from October 1967 to January 1968. He is seeking information regarding a mission in which he was airlifted into 3 LZ (or LZ 3) while serving under 1LT Howard Snyder. Donnie needs the information for a PTSD claim with the VA. If you recall any details regarding the mission, please contact Lawrence Austin at laustin@netdoor.com.

3 July 2014: The Association welcomes Art Sipes as a Life Member.

15 June 2014: An article about 1-14 FA's recent certification field exercise has been posted to the Steel Warriors page.

6 June 2014: Clarence Marrs' new e-mail address is clarencemarrs1947@gmail.com .

30 May 2014: Clem Smiley's new e-mail address is clem.smiley@yahoo.com .

26 May 2014: See Aaron Foster's request for information regarding Larry Kesler, KIA 25 June 1966, on the Buddy Search page .

19 May 2014: Joe Blackwell has new contact information. See the Active Members page.

9 May 2014: Clyde Boykin has renewed his Annual Membership.

5 May 2014: See Gary Berry's request for information on the Buddy Search page .

15 April 2014: The Association welcomes Alex Reid and Steve ("Doc") Weishaar as Annual Members.

17 March 2014: John Carter provided a photo of Bob Hamilton's Retirement Ceremony in 1990. See the 6th Battalion Reflections page.

9 March 2014: The Association welcomes Anthony Ciociola as a new Annual Member.

6 - 9  March 2014: The Association conducted the 2014 Reunion at San Antonio, Texas.

27 February 2014: The Association welcomes Einar Tyvela as our newest Life Member.

21 January 2014: Dedication and Tribute to the Vietnam Veteran.
(Provided by Rex Weaver)

 


06 January 2014: Gary Patton is the Association's newest Life Member, upgrading his membership from Annual Member.