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submitted on January 8, 2007 1:59 PM EST
Name: Bill Flye
Email Address: billflye@att.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? SP5 Crew Chief - 1969
Comments: William (Bill) M. Flye 10726 Seascape Court Indianapolis, IN 46256-9500 Home No: 317-578-1834 E-Mail - billflye@att.net Units: 178 ASHC - Jan 69 only 123rd 'A' Company - Feb 69 to Sept 69 & Nov 69 to Jan 70 123rd 'B' Company - Oct 69 MOS = 67N20 Crew Chief I have ~300 color slides from January 5, 1969 to January 4, 1970

submitted on December 23, 2006 8:21 PM EST
Name: Jimmy D. Pace
Email Address: jimmydpace@bellsouth.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? April 71-sept. 71 Slick gunner
Comments: Like to wish all the Warlords and Animals a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Also to thank the Lord Jesus for bringing us home safe and sound. May Jesus be the Lord of your lives. He is King. Clear Right Up Sir.

submitted on December 16, 2006 10:39 AM EST
Name: Richard Brown
Email Address: rl-brown@cox.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 69-70 Slick Plt Ldr/ XO
Comments: Excellent website, Thanks!

submitted on December 15, 2006 6:41 PM EST
Name: CW2 Mel Shinholster, Co. A, 2nd Plt, 123rd Avn Bn
Email Address: melwbell@bellsouth.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? October 1968 thru October 1969
Comments: I flew with A Company, 2nd Platoon, (Pelicans), 123rd Avn BN during my time in Vietnam, I flew several flare missions with the Warlords and enjoyed my association with you guys. You have a great website and I have enjoyed looking at the photos collected by your group. Two of your unit members, Bob Redmond and Wes Moore, and I attended flight school together. Great job!!

submitted on December 15, 2006 5:53 PM EST
Name: Steve Rossiter
Email Address: SteveRossiterMT@aol.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 1970 HHC, 123rd Avn Bn
Comments: Nice Job

submitted on December 15, 2006 11:34 AM EST
Name: Wesley "Junior" Moore
Email Address: warlordskeeter@earthlink.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? CW2 1968-69
Comments: First....... great Kudo's to Tom what a great job you've done on the website. I didn't know it exsisted but I will forward the link to allthe Warlords in my address book; and add all the new emails to the Warlord data base we started several years back. It's great to read about some of the "old" gang. Hopefully I'll hear fromsomeof you and we'll have to get another reunion going.

submitted on November 23, 2006 9:15 PM EST
Name: Clyde Stanbery
Email Address: stdcrs12@netscape.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? with HHC 123d from 70-71
Comments:

submitted on November 11, 2006 8:57 AM EST
Name: Jimmy D. Pace
Email Address: jimmydpace@bellsouth.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? April to Sept. 1971 Slick Gunner
Comments: Thank both Animals and Warlords for your service you did for Our great Nations. Like to wish every Veteran a happy Veteran's Day. Proud to have served with the 123rd AVN. BN. May the Lord bless and keep you all safe. Clear Right Up

submitted on November 11, 2006 8:35 AM EST
Name: Larry W Stoner
Email Address: cewarlord840@yahoo.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 1969-1970 CE slick 076&840
Comments: WELCOME HOME!!!!

submitted on September 26, 2006 8:32 PM EST
Name: Thomas Leppert
Email Address: thomas.leppertv@us.army.mil
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? my father James Leppert
Comments: Howdy, i'm a brand new WO1 going thru flight school right now. I'm glad to know that these pictures which have inspired me and lots of other new aviators are finally being taken out of those old boxes and photo albums to be shared. My IP (instructor pilot) told me that this year he and the other's have had an unusually high percentages of students who's fathers were army aviators during the vietnam era. So keep on inspiring the future of the Army Air Corps.

submitted on September 18, 2006 10:30 PM EST
Name: SP-4 Steve Meadows
Email Address: sltysteve@sonnic.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 4/68 to 3/70 - E Co 123rd (723 Det)
Comments: I worked pirmarilly in maintenance, especially on the OH-6 "Loches". I remember many of the Warlords, had some very good friends there. I was happy to find this website and to see the posts and articles. So many need to be remembered.

submitted on September 13, 2006 7:00 PM EST
Name: Dennis O. Mitcham
Email Address: mitcham1@cougars-den.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? Nov 68 - Nov 69 -Co A (Pelicans) ??
Comments: How do you join so you can post? I was a member of CO A 123rd but I don't see anything about it on your pages.. I remember Maj Tanner but does anyone remember Major Chavis or Capt Kemp CO and XO of A Company respectively..?? I am beginning to think I was in a ghost unit. Thanks. Mitcham, Dennis O. SSG CO A 123d AVN BN. MSG, USA Ret

submitted on September 7, 2006 10:01 AM EST
Name: John Deuel
Email Address: buddsj2@msn.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 70 71 refueler with hhc 123rd
Comments: Came up from duc pho around aug of 70looking for anyone who might remember me . Cant remember squat any more send help. God bless all and welcome home

submitted on September 1, 2006 8:46 AM EST
Name: John
Email Address: Deuel
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 70-71 Refueler at the tank farm
Comments: I was hoping someone might remember me I refuled choppers and conved fuel to outer fire bases . God Bless and welcome home.

submitted on August 30, 2006 9:54 PM EST
Name: Don Schieber
Email Address: donschieber@hoymail.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? '70-'71 Maintenance
Comments: FYI For those that don't have medical or poor medical insurance. If you were incountry, when Agent Orange was used, you may qualify for treatment through the VA. You may qualify for disability that you don't know about. It's a good deal. You may or maynot have to pay a copay for your treatment and medication. Copays for medication are $8/month and is mailed to you. You have nothing to loose to check it out. Good luck.. I hope this helps some of you. I go to the VA and dropped my private retirement coverage, becaused it had cost tomuch to pay the premiums.

submitted on August 23, 2006 3:16 PM EST
Name: robertadavis
Email Address: radavis@hotmail.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 69and70
Comments: i have pictures

submitted on August 4, 2006 10:33 AM EST
Name: Dee Dee Commons
Email Address:
Year(s) and position with the Warlords?
Comments: My brother, Arlen D. Richardson is one of the DEPARTED. I had no idea this web site was here, but have learned a great deal from it. It has been 36 years since we lost him. Thanks to all who contributed and God Bless each and every one of you. And to those 11 men I borrow a quote from the poem High Flight, "Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth...Put out my hand and touched the face of God."

submitted on July 24, 2006 9:09 PM EST
Name: Joe Gualtier
Email Address: gualtiem@comcast.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 1968 - Skeeter Pilot
Comments: After reading that Buck Thompson died earlier this year, I started thinking again about the AeroScout Company. We both came from DivArty to fly "skeeters" with Barry Loyd when the Company was first being organized. I can't believe how long ago that was. While doing some internet surfing, I was surprised to find this Warlord site. It's told me a lot about the Warlords after I left. Although I do remember some of the names I've seen on it. The pictures have been great too. They brought back a lot of memories. Keep up the good work. By the way, I only flew the OH-23 while with the Warlords. I was qualified in the OH-6A but they were just beginning to get them when I left in August 1968.

submitted on July 14, 2006 8:22 PM EST
Name: clark rukavina
Email Address: rukaman@yahoo.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 1970
Comments: i was looking for scott cliford

submitted on July 11, 2006 10:02 PM EST
Name: Buddy Houston
Email Address: buddyhouston1@yahoo.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? April 1971-Nov. 1971,Animal gunner 4th squad.
Comments: Was in Chu Lai when typhoon hit during oct. Base was nearly destroyed. Have pictures of storm damage and of other warlords. Also have pictures of vietnamese employed to work at Chu Lai facilities

submitted on June 21, 2006 7:35 PM EST
Name: Animal 4 Chuck Farrell
Email Address: caboym@hotmail.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 1971 Animal 4
Comments: Came over from the 5/46 198th when they went home. Great bunch of guys, only with the Warlords a short time. Looking for Ira Pait, any help. Not very good on any other names. Write or mail anytime.

submitted on June 6, 2006 9:29 PM EST
Name: Jimmy D. Pace
Email Address: jimmydpace@bellsouth.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? Slick gunner April to Sept. 71
Comments: It was good to hear from you Greg Mccarthy, Godfrey Mahler, and you Sheldon Akana. It has been a long time now. Hope one day we all can get to see one another again. Hope all you other Animals and Warlords are doing well and in good health. Call or write any time. Home phone 601-854-5348 Cell phone 601-594-7266 Clear Right Up Sir.

submitted on May 29, 2006 5:25 PM EST
Name: Steve mangano
Email Address: mangano4@optonline.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 71, Skeeter crew chief, gunner
Comments: Men of honor Warlords by trade All had respect for what God had made Men create wars And so they must pay God please forgive us For what we brought forth on those days Baptized by fire, loyal and true Dear God what happened To the young men I knew? Regards, Stevie

submitted on May 29, 2006 5:07 PM EST
Name: robert (bob) delong
Email Address: saguy53@aol.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 68-69 HHC medic
Comments: its memorial day. almost 40 years later, but still as vivid in my mind. i was with HHC as medic in disp and flew regularly with several units. have a lot of pics from that time where can i send to? God Bless all.

submitted on May 29, 2006 9:28 AM EST
Name: Larry W Stoner
Email Address:
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? '69&'70 CE Warlord 840 Slick
Comments: For those who returned with the LIVING; For those who returned with the DEAD; For those who never returned at ALL. We remember this DAY!!!!!!M.G.W. I remember the stories of Su perman,Hajiman,Bateman,and others on this day. To all the WARLORDS!!! Stand Proud this day!!!!!

submitted on May 24, 2006 8:32 PM EST
Name: Reynaldo Najera Perez
Email Address: jews4jesus@cableone.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 1968/Rifleman
Comments: I served with the 1st and 2nd Squad,Rifle Platoon (Animals) from March, 1968 thru Nov. 1968. It was an honor being part of the Aero Scout Co., 123rd. Avn. Bn.. Anyone who knew me at that time period, e-mail me. I hope to hear from Joe (Spanky) Lopez, it's been a long time.

submitted on May 10, 2006 8:06 PM EST
Name: Steve Mangano
Email Address: mangano4@optonline.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 1971,Skeeter crewchief ,door gunner.
Comments: Great web site, great memories.How about Skeeters,Schroder,Ronnie Cordell,Ernie Simpson,Hansen,Shimoko Pat Holland,Animals Charlie Brown,Mooring,Weasal,Shane,Pate."Lead Magnet."Capt Holcomb,Mr.Rice,Harry Stevenson. J.P.Pettigrew,Dave Whitlock,R.I.P.I would tell them what happened and nobody believed me. Regards, Stevie.

submitted on May 4, 2006 12:01 PM EST
Name: Jerid Maskovich
Email Address: jerid.maskovich@state.sd.us
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? Crew Chief/gunner 123 Avn BN, AeroScout Co. Chu-Lai
Comments: Greetings! i am the son of Mike Maskovich junior. My father is still around, but trying to find more info on what all he did over there. I am 30 years old and thanks to Jack Drye, ( he went up for my dad since dad got the day off for his birthday)he is the reason why i am here today. Dad will not talk much about the war, so i am seeking information on him. we are having a South Dakota Vietnam Memorial here in Pierre. please check out their website at www.sdvietnamwarmemorial.com it is very interesting! gonna be a very special day for my father and I! I have a couple of pictures that i would like to share with you if someone can give me the email address on where to send them! hopefully, i can find someone who will remember my father. Thank You for everything you have done over there for us!!! Jerid Maskovich Pierre, South Dakota

submitted on April 23, 2006 6:40 PM EST
Name: MARK "BJ" BJURSTROM
Email Address: hook619107@yahoo.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 123rd bn.-68/69
Comments: I WAS A FLIGHT ENGINEER ON A CHINOOK WITH THE 132ND A.S.H.C., 123RD AVN BN. OUR CALL SIGN WAS "HERCULES". I CREWED 619099, THE ONLY OLD "A" MODEL HOOK IN THE UNIT.-THE 178TH "BOXCARS" WERE DOWN THE FLIGHT LINE A BIT FROM US. FLEW MANY MISSIONS TO BALDY, DOT, WEST, TAM KY, PROFFESIONAL, DUC PHO, ETC. HOPE SOME OLD "HOOKERS" OUT THERE SEE THIS.- WARLORDS, COWBOYS, ETC. PEACE BE WITH.- "BJ" BJURSTROM

submitted on April 21, 2006 2:30 PM EST
Name: John Lukrich
Email Address: idaholuke@yahoo.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? Warlord 90, 1970-71 67N-20 & 67A1F
Comments: Looking for the Location of Don Boynton, Sorry if thr spelling is wrong it's been a long time

submitted on April 20, 2006 10:08 PM EST
Name: lee swartz
Email Address: leesw@verizon.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? may70-may 71 maintenance platoon
Comments: Great site. It brought a lot of memories back.

submitted on April 20, 2006 3:27 PM EST
Name: Jenny (Gordon) Dykes
Email Address: jenny.dykes@tdytsi.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords?
Comments: Occasionally I will do an internet search on my Dad's name to see if there's anything more that I can find. I happen to stumble upon your site with the UH-1H 67-17175 accident report with my dad's name "James B Gordon Jr.". He was one of the Animals on that mission. I never new much about what he did -- your site provided much information. Thank you. I have pictures and information if you're interested.

submitted on April 14, 2006 5:15 PM EST
Name: Bill Burts
Email Address: doclau@netzero.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 1968-1969 crewchief
Comments: Hi all. I came across some old service records, that have Tuttles, Chapin, Burchfields, Lelfer, Bressler, Halterman, Brown, and a few more names mentioned. These are orders for flight status. army accommodation medal unit orders, dates and other things, anybody needs any copys, let me know. also have citation for sept 26, 68 Gunship Down Tam Ky. WO Gray was correct on date, Thank you...... Great Site

submitted on April 8, 2006 1:20 PM EST
Name: Joe Whisenhunt
Email Address: azhp2612@allegiance.tv
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? July 1971-Sept. 1971 Pilot / Slicks
Comments: Great to see a Warlord site, I didn't know it existed. I loved flying with you guys the short time I had with you. A GREAT group !

submitted on March 19, 2006 5:13 PM EST
Name: Spec-5 Jimmy D. Pace
Email Address: jimmydpace@bellsouth.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? doorgunner
Comments: Nice hearing from you Sheldon Akana. It's been a long time. How about you other guys I flew with. Let's talk sometime. What about you Godfrey Mahler? Proud to have serve with the Warlords. God bless and keep you safe.

submitted on March 10, 2006 10:58 PM EST
Name: Spec-5 Jimmy D. Pace
Email Address: jimmydpace@bellsouth.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? Sept-70 to Sept-71 Doorgunner on huey
Comments:

submitted on March 2, 2006 3:54 AM EST
Name: mugu
Email Address: mugu@yahoo.fr
Year(s) and position with the Warlords?
Comments: fine site

submitted on February 17, 2006 8:44 PM EST
Name: michael theis
Email Address: longrifle70@earthlink.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 1970 b.co animals warlords
Comments: i remember willy,pate an mead. that i flew with. i came over from the 4th div,when they went home. hope that some one remembers me. mike

submitted on February 17, 2006 12:02 PM EST
Name: John "Doc" Anderson
Email Address: blugstdoc@mac.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords?
Comments: Hi Guys Flew with the Animals for about two weeks as Medic don't know if anyone remembers me. When you got your permanent replacement medic transferred to Blu Ghosts for rest of tour

submitted on February 16, 2006 12:00 PM EST
Name: spec 5 Jack Halterman
Email Address: madjaxauto@aol.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 68-69 crew chief/door gunner
Comments: Spanky, Hill, Chapman, Colburn, Wennergren, Mr. Clark, Stamos, Major Tanner, Cpt. Moe, Mjr Saber, are you out there. Hugh thompson, R.I.P., Chapin, If any of you are out there, I need some help verifying my tour of duty thanks jack

submitted on February 16, 2006 11:15 AM EST
Name: Jack Halterman
Email Address: madjaxauto@aol.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? feb 68-feb -69
Comments: Looking for Larry Colburn or Les Hines. Sad to hear about Hugh Thompson's passing, R.I.P.

submitted on February 10, 2006 7:08 PM EST
Name: Gail H. Hale
Email Address: ghale@troycable.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords?
Comments: Childhood friend of Larry H. Johnson, Warlord from March-July, '68. Thanks for your service to our country and God Bless.

submitted on January 11, 2006 7:50 PM EST
Name: Art Reese (Buff)
Email Address: Naomi_kelsey@msn.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords?
Comments: Probably only known to many as "B.U.F.F."

submitted on January 11, 2006 4:47 PM EST
Name: tom stoner
Email Address: tstoner@dusd.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? brother of larry stoner
Comments: I was checking out the photos great web site

submitted on January 9, 2006 12:34 PM EST
Name: larry burkhardt
Email Address: rholar84@aol.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 1970 animal 6
Comments:

submitted on January 8, 2006 9:44 PM EST
Name: CW2 David Spahr, "Shark-2",174th AHC.1969
Email Address:
Year(s) and position with the Warlords?
Comments: Rest in Peace Mr. Thompson. You are truely a hero for your courage at My Lai in 1968. You remind us of our responsibilities as Human Beings.

submitted on January 8, 2006 1:48 AM EST
Name: james p. powell IV
Email Address: rollinthunder46@yahoo.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? none
Comments: i am james p. powell III's son. in war, men put thier lives in the hands of those around them. i'd like to thank you all for delivering my father back to the mainland so he could make me. all of you have my deepest respect.

submitted on January 2, 2006 7:31 AM EST
Name: Larry Miller
Email Address: Larrymil947@aol.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? Feb 69-Feb 70
Comments: Crewchiefed C&C UH-1D 867 in duc pho (Primo Aviation Head & Head Co 11th Lt Inf Brgd) then transfered to E comp with Jim Carr and others. we were in the first graduating class of Cobra mechanics out of Ft eustis,VA. Came to E Co shortly after you guys got your new gunships. Carr became Sgt and I joined Tech inspectors office. worked with a short(not tall) TI named Byrd. Remember the white-haired guy in Supply.My cousin was CWO Rick "Mr" Morton. I have pictures (slides) of wrecks and some maintenance action. I think one of you guys wrecked my beloved 867 and I believe Huey076 was delivered new to HHC 11th LIB in Duc Pho before it came north with us transferees. I quickly read all the previous postings and am throwing out snippets as they come to me. Recognized Hesse in the year book and a few of the others. Was good friends with the guy who was the unofficial Bn photographer, went to Japan on R&R with him. I'll have to check my "facts" and refresh the names and faces. More later

submitted on December 30, 2005 7:47 PM EST
Name: Robert Hogg
Email Address: roseandrobert@sbcglobal.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? Sept. 1970 to May 1971 crewchief on slicks
Comments: Looking for fellow warlords.

submitted on December 30, 2005 2:47 PM EST
Name: Harry Haines
Email Address: airborne1012005@yahoo.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords?
Comments: Any info on Gunsmoke Recovery Team, was in Chu-Lia 70&71,also have pictures of typhoon in Chu-Lai

submitted on December 22, 2005 2:47 AM EST
Name: Lt Col (ret) Tim Flynn
Email Address: timflynn2@comcast.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? Feb 68 to May 68 then Pelicans until Feb69
Comments: I have been in touch with Wes Moore thru e-mail, but was unaware of your excellent web site. Now that I have high speed internet, and have retired again, I have time to catch up with the past. I served as the Operations Officer when we initially scrounged the OH-23s from the Arty folks to go along with our UH-1B gunships and put together the short training program for aero scout operations. After running operations at TF Barker, and the unit on its way I traded with Bill Staffa to come to B Co and I went to A Co around May68. I was a platoon leader for a short time and then took over as the XO under Maj Ed Harris. Have met up with a few of the old warriors over the years as I stayed in army aviation for over 25 years. Any friends or acquaintances wanting to email me can do so at the above address. Best regards and a happy holiday season.

submitted on December 21, 2005 11:12 AM EST
Name: Robyn Lubinski
Email Address: lubrm@cs.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords?
Comments: I attended a memorial service for Peter Oscar Hajman killed in action Wed. November 12, 1969 in QuangTin. I would like to visit his gravesite, but can't find any record of burial. Can you help? Thank you so much.

submitted on December 20, 2005 6:32 PM EST
Name: J.D. Leppert
Email Address: leppertjd@earthlink.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? JUL 69-FEB 71
Comments: Skeeter Gunner

submitted on December 18, 2005 3:02 PM EST
Name: Brian A. Temperino
Email Address: fencepostbtnbt@AOL.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords?
Comments: I was only 2 years old in 1969.Thanks to Larry Stoner, I have had the priviledge of viewing this website. Thanks for sharing these personal photos of your experience. Well done Warlords!

submitted on December 15, 2005 5:25 PM EST
Name: Bill Burts
Email Address: doclau@earthlink.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 68 69 Crewchief
Comments: Getting to be a great site... Any chance of getting a 1968 Yearbook? Thanks...

submitted on December 7, 2005 9:08 AM EST
Name: Larry Hamre
Email Address: larryhamre@hotmail.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 2/69 - 2/70 Slicks and Scouts
Comments: Thanks Tom. Where are the Tiger pictures? LHH

submitted on December 2, 2005 12:40 AM EST
Name: Mike Kashirsky
Email Address: mikek@csufresno.edu
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? My uncle Alex Kashirsky
Comments: my uncles told me that his tail number on his skeeter was 172, he flew with Cpt. Ohara, and his crew chief was preston rogers. Drop me an e-mail if any of you guys have any stories or pics he would like to know. He is still alive and lives in Whittier Ca, my uncle uses me to get in contact with his buddies.

submitted on November 28, 2005 8:42 PM EST
Name: Naomi
Email Address: Naomi_kelsey@msn.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 69
Comments: Just checking things out. My dad was in the 123rd. Art Reese from Minneapolis MN.

submitted on November 22, 2005 6:29 PM EST
Name: Mike Kashirsky
Email Address: Mikek@csufresno.edu
Year(s) and position with the Warlords?
Comments: Does anybody have any pictures of my uncle Alex Kashirsky (russian) skeeter.

submitted on November 21, 2005 10:03 PM EST
Name: james.w.moore
Email Address: ivyhouse_802@msn.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 68-69-70
Comments: james.m.moore son of James.William.Moore god bess harry chesser

submitted on November 7, 2005 11:57 PM EST
Name: Winston G. Wells...daughter Missey
Email Address: missey.f@sbcglobal.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 1968-69
Comments: I made a mistake. Actually, the photo, I mentioned in my previous entry here...was located in the YEARBOOK...NOT THE PHOTO ALBUM!!!... Sorry about that. Missey

submitted on November 7, 2005 11:51 PM EST
Name: Winston G. Wells...daughter Missey
Email Address: missey.f@sbcglobal. net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 1968-69
Comments: Hi again everyone! I just found a photo exactly like the one located on this site, without any names associated with it. It's located in the photo album...on the Infantry Platoon # 2 page. Some time ago, I have listed names of these very men, that served with my father. If anyone recognizes anyone in this photo please let me know! My father is the fourth one from the left to the right...standing on the steps. I also have other photos of my father's buddies, with their signa-tures. Plus several other photos and documents. For most, of the names, of these men I've mentioned before, just check my previous entries. If anyone recognizes anyone, I would be extra greatful. By the way Tom, where did you come across this photo? Hope to hear from you guys! Sincerely, Missey

submitted on October 20, 2005 11:04 AM EST
Name: Gary Chapman
Email Address: gechapman@yahoo.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 1967-1968 Door Gunner UH-1B
Comments: First of all, Tom this is a great site, Thank you. Second, there is a big parade going on in Las Vegas next month to honor all Vietnam Vets if any of you guys and gals would like to attend here is the website: http://welcomehome.aviationnation.org/ I will be there as the Ambassador of Palmdale California, staying at Treasure Island. I flew cover during the Mi Lai and was at Khe Sanh when it was getting overrun. My crewchief was Clarence Wilkinson (sp)great guy. Welcome Home!!!

submitted on October 15, 2005 12:25 PM EST
Name: Larry W. Stoner
Email Address: cewarlord840
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 69&70 CE 076/840
Comments: Has anyone hear from John Drozds? Great job Tom, This site is awesome!!! Keep the trees out of the skids!!! Stoner

submitted on September 26, 2005 8:46 PM EST
Name: Randy Somers
Email Address: somersil@earthlink.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 70 - 71/ infantry
Comments: Was in the platoon of infantry, Dec 70 - Oct 71. Was 1st squad leader/OJT medic.

submitted on September 14, 2005 2:41 PM EST
Name: Bob Johnson
Email Address: johnsonb@trimet.org
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? March 71 till standdown
Comments: Looking for Dan Hallowman from West Virgina..... Dan you out there?

submitted on September 9, 2005 4:38 PM EST
Name: Michael Darr
Email Address: m.darr@cox.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? February 1971- October 1971 Avionics Section
Comments: I have looking for years on the internet for info on the Warlords. Even though my time was short spent, what a great unit and made some great friends.

submitted on August 15, 2005 10:21 PM EST
Name: Steve Foster
Email Address: prideofok@earthlink.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords?
Comments: Just browsed in. I was a member of the 123d Avn Bn (Avionics) from Jan 68 to Jan 69. In viewing your aircraft history I noticed that OH-6A (67-16176) was listed as unknown for its disposition. I have a picture of this aircraft after it crashed and will email it to anyone interested. Great site and many memories of working on the OH 23's and 6's. I installed the first UHF radio in a 23 and the next flight it crashed into the water close to shore just North of Ky Ha. I think the pilot swam to shore and was OK. I have always wondered why it came down. Also wanted to welcome home all. Best Wishes to your organization and members.

submitted on August 14, 2005 11:06 PM EST
Name: Winston G. Wells...daughter Missey Forsgren
Email Address: missey.f@sbcglobal.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 1968-1969 ?
Comments: I am new to this great site, second visit. Needed to say, I've searched for a long time online(a needle in a haystack),for info on the 123rd Aviation Batt. Co. B, then found this site. If only I had it before my father's death. He went on and on about his buddies. Lovingly, I searched with much anticipation with no avail. And now I have! Love you,DAD! So, now I'm wanting to find more info of my father's buddies...Orin Wiggins, John C. Mills, Soupe Delsantos, James Fugate, Brian R. Baer, and R. Daughtery. I have a lot of photos to provide, as well as Nam newsletters, R&R papers with names and contact addresses, and letters to home from my father, some with pertainent info. I also have large photos of several buddies and him with all their names signed to the back. Once I can get them all scanned, I will submit them. I would love to hear from anyone that knew my father, the Professor. Anxtiously waiting...Missey

submitted on August 14, 2005 10:11 PM EST
Name: Missey Forsgren daughter of sp4 Winston G. Wells
Email Address: missey.f@sbcglobal.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? sp4 1969
Comments: I am looking for information regarding my father as well as close buddies he had while in Vietnam in through 1969. I recently lost my father to a tragic accident when a semi collided with his semi, killing both my stepmother as well as my beloved father. Some of my father's buddies were: Orin Wiggins-machine gunner from Newport News, VA, James M. Fugate Blooperman R#3 from Albion, Michigan 49224, Brian R. Baer, from Carpentersville, Ill., Daughtry, Ricky, I think? from Austin, Texas, and Soupe Delsantos from Saginaw, Michigan. My father was from Wichita Falls,Texas. His alis was Professor. I had several photos, but I am concerned about sending them out. Surely, understandable. If anyone has any information please contact me. I will be eagerly waiting.

submitted on August 12, 2005 9:36 AM EST
Name: Ken Cole
Email Address: ken.j.cole@adelphia.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? '68, A Co, 123rd Bn.; Supply
Comments: Hello, Great website. I was a REMF with the 161 AHC, '67-'68; was assigned to A Co. 123rd in Jan or Feb of '68, rotated home in Mar. 68 after passing supply room over to Sgt. Wax; WO Phil Found was Supply officer. I served with Pelicans J.Hastings & L.Hines from the 161; I seem to recall some of the names here but a lot of time has passed. Good site, Well Done!

submitted on August 8, 2005 12:05 PM EST
Name: Rose Owens
Email Address: rmowens@alltel.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? none
Comments: I love your website. I wish the photos were linked to larger ones that I can actually make out those guys faces but its not your fault I am visually impaired. lol. Anyway, what about the guys who kept those copters running and in the air? Where do I find them? Thanks. Again, a great site.

submitted on July 27, 2005 5:32 PM EST
Name: William D. Cash
Email Address: cdaviation1@hotmail.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 1971-72 Warlord34 CW2 UH-1 Pilot
Comments:

submitted on July 18, 2005 4:51 PM EST
Name: L.Goldston III
Email Address: lgoldstoniii_at_studioimirage.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? NA
Comments: Just came across your website after obtaining a pocket patch from the unit. I collect Vietnam helo unit patches and all other related memorabilia. I am compiling a visual reference for publication. Thank you for your site, both in respect for it just being there for those folks who were in the 'Nam and for those of us still get that dazed look when we see our heroes.

submitted on July 13, 2005 8:03 PM EST
Name: bobby davis
Email Address:
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? apr 70 to nov 70 mech
Comments: great site

submitted on July 8, 2005 10:12 AM EST
Name: David Hipskind
Email Address:
Year(s) and position with the Warlords?
Comments: Son-in-law of Ed Cormany (Warlord). Thank you to all of you Warlords and all willing soldiers.

submitted on July 6, 2005 4:43 PM EST
Name: Don Schieber
Email Address: donschieber@hotmail.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? Mar '70 - about Sept '70
Comments: Thanks to David Witkowski and his recount of Mi Lai. We were still getting fire from there in '70,even that it appeared that nothing was there. I was the driver for Col. Henderson, when he was on trial for Mi Lai massacure charges. He was in charge ao our brigade when it all went down. He was only in charge 2 weeks then. He called an end to operations when he realized what was happening,on the ground, with Lt. Callie and Capt. Medina's troops. There were records missing by the time Henderson's chopper got on the ground, proven in court. Col. henderson was found not responsable for what happened, but his promotion to General ended as did his carrier in the Army. He became a victem of the action,that took place in Mi Lai, by the officers under him. I drove for him during the whole trial and I met Medina and others that were witness at the trial. I was supposed to have high security clearance to drive for him, I didn't, But he said it was OK with him, because I was in the Americal Division when I was in Viet Nam. I was asked by his defence team where it was possible to land choppers, in Mi Lai, from the maps that they used in the trial. It was cool, because it allowed me to see what happened at the trial and in Mi Lai. It was special duty, so I had to answer only to Col. Henderson, that was sweet duty. My C.O. and company staff had to go throgh Henderson to get to me . Col. Henderson was a real nice guy and I was glad to see him get off. Sorry if I took so long.

submitted on July 6, 2005 11:58 AM EST
Name: Edward O Cormany
Email Address: ecormany@edsengines.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? Sept 9-1970 to Oct 15-1971
Comments: Maintenance on all choppers and skitter crew chief under Capt. Kimmel (sp) Painted a couple choppers too.

submitted on July 3, 2005 7:39 PM EST
Name: Kenneth Thornton
Email Address: kdt@brazosnet.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? Aug. - Oct. Pilot
Comments: I left War Lords just before the Typhoon washed evry thing away I was a 1Lt. Let me know what I need to do. I would like to have 5 This is a great site!

submitted on July 1, 2005 12:46 PM EST
Name: David Witkowski
Email Address: dewitkowski@earthlink.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords?
Comments: OK, I'm sorry. I just found the article on the shootdown of Barry Loyds H23 and think it is excellant. Thank you for including it. David

submitted on July 1, 2005 12:40 PM EST
Name: David Witkowski
Email Address: dewitkowski@earthlink.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 68, Scorpian AC
Comments: Thank you, very nice site, but you need to add the early history of the company as it was changed from the 161 AHC to the Warlords. Please add the loss of Lt Barry Loyd's (SP?) H23 west of Tam Ky (the mission where Dutton & Andreotta were killed) and give some mention to Hugh Thompson (Skeeter), Danny Millian's & Lt Livingston (Scorpian) to stopping the My Lai Massacre. Yes, it was a Skeeter from the Warlords that landed in the middle of that mess and stopped Lt. Calley & Catain Media from finishing the slaughter.

submitted on June 8, 2005 3:27 AM EST
Name: Linda Pahia
Email Address: lindalee462003@yahoo.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords?
Comments: What a great website! Retired Army ATC, here. Did any of you guys know O.Kirby Walls (he was a LTC when I knew him...at USAREUR Hdqs in Heidelberg, Germany...oh about 1984-5 or so? And James O'Toole? Same rank, same place, same time. Just wondering...you've got some great pictures...and your reunions must be a blast! I wasn't in VietNam but I am on with some folks who were controllers there...some of us have visited and commented on how cool your site is! Welcome Home, ya'll! Linda

submitted on June 7, 2005 12:09 PM EST
Name: Wayne Mutza
Email Address: wmutza@wi.rr.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords?
Comments: Seeking Scout people who are willing to contribute stories for a book devoted to them. Great site, a real tribute to the Warlords.

submitted on June 5, 2005 2:26 PM EST
Name: Harold Jones
Email Address: hjones46@mikrotec.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? N/A
Comments: My older brother, PSG Ernest W. Jones, served with the Infantry platoon nicknamed the "Animals" of the 123rd in Viet Nam, under Major Tanner. It is with sadness that I inform any former 123rd ABN members who knew him that he passed away in Monterey, CA on 5/22/05. If anyone out there knew of or served with PSG Jones, I would appreciate it if you would take a moment and send me an e-mail. Thanks and God Bless.

submitted on May 29, 2005 10:19 PM EST
Name: Larry W Stoner
Email Address: lstoner@attg.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? Jan 69 to Feb 70 CE slicks 076 and 840
Comments: On June 17,18,&19 ,the Americal Div. reunion is going to be in KC. If your going look me up. It's my first Americal reunion. Clear Left!!!!

submitted on May 25, 2005 5:20 PM EST
Name: Bill Burts
Email Address: doclau@earthlink.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 68 69 crewchief slicks, gunships
Comments: Like to hear from, Rae Jackson, Rick Coleman, Bob Bressler, Lord, Kellenbenz,

submitted on May 24, 2005 12:35 PM EST
Name: Burkie
Email Address: teeburkee@aol.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords?
Comments: Perhaps you could list our website for F Troop 8th Cav - the BLUEGHOSTS. www.blueghosts.com We were at KyHa also. Thanks.

submitted on May 23, 2005 11:57 AM EST
Name: John "Doc" Anderson
Email Address: blugstdoc@aol.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 1969 Medic
Comments: Hi Guys I don't know if any of you remember me I only flew with you guys for about two weeks after the Australian Medic "Tiny" left.I took over until the permanent replacement got there then went to F Troop for the rest of my tour. My last mission with the Animals was going in after an Unmanned machine Gun.

submitted on May 11, 2005 12:55 PM EST
Name: William Bezanson, (Bonanza)
Email Address: williambezanson@yahoo.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? Mar 1,68 to Oct 68
Comments: I joined 123rd with Richard Larrick (Lurch) on Mar 1. There were only eight of us (Infantry) at the time. Our first mission was support for the Mei Lai fiasco. We were on a hill to protect the rear of the infantry. Our pilots saved a lot of civilians that day. I searved with "JB" (John C Black), Bill Lupton, Tom Rowe, Mike Hardesty, Perez, Ed Towerly, and so many more that first year. I remember our naming the unit and the voting on the best ideas for the patch. We did a LOT more than snatches that first year. I was the tunnel rat ttat entire first 9 mo. (And without a radio)! Those were some days!

submitted on May 10, 2005 4:50 PM EST
Name: RICK RAPSON
Email Address: FTMR@AOL.COM
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 1968, 1969 ATTACHED TO HHC.
Comments: WAS IT ALL A DREAM? CAN'T FIND MENTION OF ANY OF THE HHC.OR COMMO. PERSONNEL. I WAS DRIVER FOR BN. X.O. MAJ. POLASKI (sp) THE C.O. WAS LT. COL. BRANDENBERG, BUT MY REAL BOSS WAS COMMAND SGT. MAJOR O.C. HENDRIX. RUMOR HAD IT THAT HE WAS THE ARMY"S FIRST COMMAND SGT. MAJOR (E-9).HIS FAVORITE LINE WAS "ITS NOT HOW YOU F--- UP IT'S HOW YOU RECOVER". MY MOST IMPORTANT DUTY OF THE DAY WAS LIGHTING THE HEATERS IN THE 55 GAL. SHOWER DRUMSFOR THEM, AT LEAST ACCORDING TO THEM. ALSO WORKED THE SWITCHBOARD "FULL HOUSE"

submitted on May 8, 2005 11:49 PM EST
Name: Ron Kellenbenz
Email Address: kellenbenz@cox.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 1968- Skeeter Pilot
Comments: Great job, thanks for the memories!

submitted on May 2, 2005 4:57 PM EST
Name: vaughn perkins
Email Address: von2perkins@earthlink.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 1969-1970, Warlord 28,
Comments:

submitted on April 30, 2005 6:37 PM EST
Name: Clifton Osborne
Email Address: Warlord_52@hotmail.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? Armament 1970 -- 1971
Comments: It took me a long time to locate this outfit again and I finally made it. Welcome Home To All

submitted on April 29, 2005 10:52 PM EST
Name: chuck shaw
Email Address: lohdriver@hotmail.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? 70' loh pilot wo class of 69-31
Comments: how can i get a patch

submitted on April 26, 2005 8:56 AM EST
Name: JOHN FLEIG
Email Address: J_FLEIG@YAHOO.COM
Year(s) and position with the Warlords?
Comments: A CO. 123 AVN.BN. DEC 68 - DEC 68 I REMEMBER A LOT OF NAMES AND FACES. SOME REAL MEMORIES!!

submitted on April 19, 2005 2:53 PM EST
Name: Robert L Johnson
Email Address: johnsonb@tri-met.org
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? March 1971 till standown sp/4
Comments: I was the crewchief on cobra tail number 644 it went down due to a rocket hang fire and was destroyed. I then crewed huey's after that. I still have a lot of pictures of the guys from that era crewchiefs / gunners and animals even picture of 644 after the crash.

submitted on April 14, 2005 9:39 AM EST
Name: Gilbert Wright
Email Address: GW153DE@hotmail.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? A Company 123rd UH-1 Pelican May 70-71
Comments: Like your site and don't have one for A company. I've got todid out that picture that I have of one of the Warlords departing Ky Ha. It had dark paint with the emblem and was on a level acceleration departure through the 'oil drum' revetments. One of my best photos.

submitted on April 12, 2005 12:53 AM EST
Name: Daniel J. Dale
Email Address: Aeroscouts@hotmail.com
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? Animal 1,1970
Comments: My mos was 67a1f but worked as 11bush during the summer 70. Then Iwas transfered to 174th at Duc Pho ,my spelling is probably wrong,General was tranfered to Primo co. at Duc Phuo? He was a loh crewchief who also flew oh13with the Warlords Animal 1 was the team I worked with Icarried a m14 doc carried the m79 a man by the name of Koza carried m60 If Dennis is still alive Isure wished He'd call(719)784-3889,Dennis Westmorland.nicknamed,general.Hall was our piont man.Also hardcore was our other piont man,he came up from the big red 1 animal1 out.

submitted on April 8, 2005 4:40 PM EST
Name: mike kashirsky
Email Address: mikek@csufresno.edu
Year(s) and position with the Warlords?
Comments: my uncle told me that he was part of this group in vietnam. his name is alex kashirsky "crazy russian" i was wondering if this name rings a bell. he talks highly about the warlords. e mail me back when convenient. thank you.

submitted on March 27, 2005 11:39 PM EST
Name: Robert C Cook
Email Address: amcalbob70@earthlink.net
Year(s) and position with the Warlords? Nov 69 - Nov 70
Comments: I was one of the REMF's. Worked out of the avionics shack, until the 'First Shirt' had me turned into the "Hootchmaid Honcho". Reading the other comments, brings back a lot of memories, some good, some not so good. Still looking for Ken Rieck. He and I went through AIT together at Ft Gordon. He then OJT'd as a slick crewchief.