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submitted on March 30, 2017 9:41 PM EST
Name: Ron Hamilton
Email Address: ronhamilton1400@gmail.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? September 1969 - February 1970 Animal 3 Team Leader SSG Ranger
Comments: Read the book "DRAFTED AND SERVED" BY STEVE BANKS if you haven't already. Tremendous amount of research on Warlords with daily After-Action reports and personal stories. He details missions of Skip Swain and other courageous Animals. Want to know how many rockets or rounds of ammunition the Cobras or the Animals fired each month? It's detailed in the book! Get one while he still has some copies. You won't be able to put it down! Find his address in this guestbook or Amazon

submitted on March 30, 2017 7:40 PM EST
Name: tom grommes
Email Address: trucknurse30@gmail.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? crew chief mar69--dec70
Comments: just changing the e mail address

submitted on March 25, 2017 9:16 AM EST
Name: Randy Mitchetree
Email Address: randymitcheltree@me.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? 69-70, Crewchief,
Comments:

submitted on March 20, 2017 8:45 AM EST
Name: Eileen Whitacre Perkins
Email Address: whitacre5060@comcast.net
Year of tour, Section, Position? I am Tom Perkins' widow. I am looking for any one that knew Tom. He severed in 69-70
Comments: Tom died as a result of Agent Orange.

submitted on February 17, 2017 5:56 PM EST
Name: Brent L. Saucerman/Unle Eddie Brendt
Email Address: brentsaucerman@hotmail.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? 1970 to 1971 Clp. Eddie Brendt 1984 to 1997 U.S. Navy Submarines
Comments: Looking for information on my uncle in Vietnam. He died from agent orange at 50.

submitted on February 5, 2017 8:16 AM EST
Name: Jim Brownridge
Email Address: emu0014@aol.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? 1971-1972 135th AHC EMU 14 class 71-05/07
Comments: "Get the Bloody Job Done"

submitted on February 2, 2017 8:02 PM EST
Name: Steve Banks
Email Address: Runner4evr@aol.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? Parts of 1968-1969 and 1970 deployed to Gulf of Tonkin aboard USS CARPENTER (DD-825). Gunnery Officer and ASW Officer.
Comments: There are still some print copies of "DRAFTED and SERVED: Edward "Skip" Swain - One Citizen Soldier's Experiences In Vietnam" available. Swain was an Animal with the Warlords from September 1968 until November 1969. The book tells his story and The Warlords' story during this time. To obtain a print copy, contact me at RUNNER4EVR@AOL.COM. It is also available from AMAZON.COM as a Kindle E-book. I'm proud to know some of you guys!

submitted on January 23, 2017 3:24 PM EST
Name: Jimmy D. Pace
Email Address: jimmydpace@bellsouth.net
Year of tour, Section, Position? April 71 to Sept. 71 Flew door gunner on slicks.
Comments: Still alive and well. Hope all r well. God bless.

submitted on December 26, 2016 11:38 AM EST
Name: wayne knight
Email Address: ducpho70@aol.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? oct 1969 to feb 70 crash rescue! then to LZ BRONCO 174TH AHC pol
Comments: Welcome home everyone nice site check out the 174th ahc site ...

submitted on December 24, 2016 5:39 PM EST
Name: Robert C Cook
Email Address: amcalbob70@verizon.net
Year of tour, Section, Position? Nov'69 - Nov'70 Avionics and Domestic Personnel Supervisor
Comments: Wishing all Warlords a Merry Christmas

submitted on December 23, 2016 5:56 PM EST
Name: Ed Cormany
Email Address: cormany.ed@gmail.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? 70 to 71 Warlord Maint/Crew chief 669
Comments: Marry Christmas to all!!! Have a blessed Year.

submitted on December 18, 2016 2:48 AM EST
Name: Preston Rogers
Email Address: Lemurzz@yahoo.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? Co B Feb68 to Mar70 Skeeter Crew Chief Mar69 to Mar70. OH-6A 800 was my first Skeeter.
Comments: Hi Tom. I was looking at the Skeeter History. OH-6A 800 was dumped in the Ocean. It was shot down with Capt. Shelton and WO Day (wanted to relive his crew chief time) and I were shot down in Ship 800 and then it was dumped. That was my first Ship and it came with 23 red Xs and that was my OJT since I was trained (as all of us were) on Hueys. 800 was an older model and its engine was one of the best. Just an update as to what happened to our Ships. I also have a photo of a Cobra that was shot down. You can see the 9 shots the NVA put in the canopy in about a 12" diameter. Not sure what Cobra Front Seater died that day.

submitted on December 18, 2016 2:04 AM EST
Name: Preston Rogers
Email Address: lemurzz@yahoo.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? Co. B Feb68 to March70, assigned to 406 TC, then LOH Crew Chief March 69 to March 70.
Comments: I just wanted to Post about Larry Colburn's death. Colburn, along with Andreotta and Thompson, were responsible for stopping Lt. Calley at My Lai. http://www.militarytimes.com/articles/lawrence-colburn-dies-helped-end-vietnams-my-lai-massacre Rest in Peace

submitted on December 11, 2016 4:04 PM EST
Name: Tom Scott Jr
Email Address: scottytjr2@gmail.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? Raymond H. "Scotty" Scott Chu Lai 1970-1971
Comments: My Uncle Raymond "Scotty" Scott served in Chu Lai from 1970-1971. I am trying to find anyone whom may have served with him or may know someone who has. Thank You in Advance, LCPL Thomas C. Scott JR. (USMC)

submitted on November 18, 2016 7:11 PM EST
Name: Scott Burns
Email Address: scottburns8ball@gmail.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? My dad, Dan SP4 Burns, served in 1967-68.
Comments: Thanks for the pics and memories.

submitted on November 11, 2016 11:35 AM EST
Name: Steve Mangano
Email Address: mangano4@optonline.net
Year of tour, Section, Position? 1971-1972 Skeeters crew chief,door gunner
Comments: Today is Veterans Day,2016.Can hardly beleive I am still around.Seems like yesterday I was with some of the greatest pilots, bravest 11B's and humble but heroic skeeter gunners (sit in the back dooor of a little helo and bring down the hammers of hell on the bad guys,what were we thinking.)If your reading this we made it, but never forget those that didn't.Rest in Peace, Pettigrew, Whitlock. " I would tell people what we did and no one beleived me." God bless America.

submitted on November 6, 2016 5:41 PM EST
Name: Larry W Stoner
Email Address: cewarlord@yahoo.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? CE Warlord 69---70
Comments: I'm remembering the ALL the Warlords .

submitted on November 4, 2016 1:18 PM EST
Name: John McCullough
Email Address: mcculloughjohn65 @ Yahoo. com
Year of tour, Section, Position? 1969-70 Skeeters and Slicks gunner
Comments: Live IN China tex. phone 3174604538

submitted on October 19, 2016 3:45 PM EST
Name: Donald Isenberg
Email Address: isenber@hotmail.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? 1971 maint. slick and cobra
Comments:

submitted on September 22, 2016 9:30 PM EST
Name: LESLIE BECKTOLD
Email Address: lesbecktold@gmail.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? 1968-1969 crew chief on heuy
Comments: any reunions

submitted on September 21, 2016 11:01 AM EST
Name: Larry burkhardt
Email Address: Rholar84@aol.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? 69-70 Warlords Animal 6
Comments: Small infantry unit commander,honored to fly with some of the bravest men I have ever met.

submitted on September 21, 2016 11:01 AM EST
Name: Larry burkhardt
Email Address: Rholar84@aol.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? 69-70 Warlords Animal 6
Comments: Small infantry unit commander,honored to fly with some of the bravest men I have ever met.

submitted on September 20, 2016 11:06 AM EST
Name: John Brennan
Email Address: johnmailman@yahoo.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? 114 AHC, 1970-71, Flight Opns
Comments: Gentlemen, 4,000+ copter names recorded! Signed copies of, "Vietnam War, U.S. Army Helicopter Names, Vol 2, Second Edition" will be available from the author on October 2nd. Featuring 40 additional pages of text, 284 newly found copter Names, 3 new b+w photos and 2 new color pics. Email johnmailman@yahoo.com for ordering instructions. Rotors forever, John Brennan PS The Vol 3 helicopter photo-book is slated for a late 2017 publishing date

submitted on September 13, 2016 12:12 AM EST
Name: Jim O'Neil
Email Address: xciixlt@gmail.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? Jan 68 - Jan 69 I worked in Avionics 449th Signal Detachment and part-time Pelican door gunner
Comments: I'd like to hear from any of the guys in the shop.

submitted on August 29, 2016 12:28 PM EST
Name: Thomas Harold Curtis
Email Address: jbrooks9818@yahoo.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? 1969-1970
Comments: CE for #788 Picture pg 4

submitted on August 19, 2016 8:06 AM EST
Name: Leslie Hines
Email Address: AmericalHistory@gmail.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? Feb68-Apr70. Started out on OH-23G maint. team. Then worked on UH-1 helicopters. Became a Pelican in June 1968 after being to large to fit in Warlords OH-23 helicopters.
Comments: Tom. Email me at AmericalHistory@gmail.com. I like what you are doing here. I have a lot more articles and etc. on Warlords to share. I am interested in the OH-23s as I was on the team repairing them for you when I first arrived.

submitted on May 21, 2016 3:22 AM EST
Name: Leslie Hines
Email Address: AmericalHistory@gmail.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? Feb 68-Apr70; 406 T.C. OH-23G maint for warlords; A Co. crewchief for Pelicans; & maint with E 723d ; Supervisor of Turbine Engine shop.
Comments: Charles S. Kettles will be receiving the CMOH award this year. This was for actions on May 15, 1967. His unit was the 176th Aviation Company. What might be of interest is that there were also 161st Aviation Company helicopters on the mission with him on this heroic mission.

submitted on May 21, 2016 3:21 AM EST
Name: Leslie Hines
Email Address: AmericalHistory@gmail.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? Feb 68-Apr70; 406 T.C. OH-23G maint for warlords; A Co. crewchief for Pelicans; & maint with E 723d ; Supervisor of Turbine Engine shop.
Comments: Charles S. Kettles will be receiving the CMOH award this year. This was for actions on May 15, 1967. His unit was the 176th Aviation Company. What might be of interest is that there were also 161st Aviation Company helicopters on the mission with him on this heroic mission.

submitted on May 1, 2016 4:22 PM EST
Name: Ken Hagenbaumer
Email Address: k.hagenb@comcast.net
Year of tour, Section, Position? 1968 August-January 1969 In charge of your POL point 126th S & T Chu Lai
Comments: I don't know any of you wonderful heros but I filled almost all of your choppers, I wonder if any of you remember our Red and Yellow outhouse or me, I was Spc4 called up from NG group from Quincy, IL. I now live in Naperville and have always wondered what has happened to the pilots and gunners. Please respond if you would want a picture of this famous outhouse. I was later transferred to DucPho in January 1969 to setup and run this POL point, yes I was there during the TET offensive. Respectfully Yours Ken Hagenbaumer

submitted on April 22, 2016 1:06 PM EST
Name: Charlie Peterson
Email Address: esperic2001@gmail.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? This is for my Uncle Charlie. I know he was a Warlord from 69-70. I think he was a Squad leader as a cpl. Got busted.
Comments: Doing this for my Uncle Charlie. My Dad was in Americal Division in mid 68 and I was in the Navy from 86-98. Please email me and I will then tell him!

submitted on April 14, 2016 5:10 PM EST
Name: Chuck Shelton
Email Address: cfshelton@yahoo.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? 1968-1969 Scout Platoon Leader
Comments:

submitted on April 11, 2016 11:28 AM EST
Name: WB Carbaugh (L.Z.)
Email Address: carbaughbill@msn.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? 1967 - 1968 161 Avn Co. Scorpions The gun platoon.
Comments: We flew the old UH-1 B Gunships I do have some slides of 1967 and 1968. Some of the Khe Sahn base where we supported the SF.

submitted on April 6, 2016 10:48 PM EST
Name: Larry W Stoner
Email Address: cewarlord@yahoo.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? 1969
Comments: I'm thinking of going to the reunion in Reno,NV. July 5--9. Are any of you planning to be there???

submitted on March 14, 2016 1:24 AM EST
Name: SMSgt Mike McDermott (Ret)
Email Address: mcdaddy713@hotmail.com
Year of tour, Section, Position?
Comments: I'm a very good friend of of Joe Lopez (Spanky) for the last 42 years. I was in the Marines with him and I'm retired USAF. I'm helping Joe with his VA claims. I would like to help Joe make contact with you guys. Spanky doesn't like computers much but I'm working to change that. I also want to get Joe's 38th Air Medal for Valor (31 Dec 1968), shot down in a OH-6A, upgraded to a DFC. Any help from you guys would be great. 845 527 0327

submitted on March 4, 2016 10:51 PM EST
Name: Edward A. Spurgeon
Email Address: spurgeone@wowway.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? 71-72, was in slick maintenance section, mechanic..
Comments: was with Warlords from Jun 71 to Nov 71, there when the OH-6 was shot down and killed Pettigrew, and the typhoon that destroyed all those ships when the hangar came down, the bunker line duty, the flight line guard at night, hated that shit..Cormandy, Aslinger, Graham, Orebo the Technical Inspector...gosh the memories that come back...seems like 100 years ago...

submitted on February 17, 2016 11:25 PM EST
Name: Robert C. Cook
Email Address: amcalbob70@verizon.net
Year of tour, Section, Position? Nov '69 - Nov '70 Avionics Section Civilian Personnel Supervisor
Comments: That was a very bad day. They are not forgotten.

submitted on February 16, 2016 8:09 PM EST
Name: TOM GROMMES
Email Address: www.trucknurse35@yahoo.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? march '69--December '70 CREW CHIEF
Comments: it will be 46 years tomorrow Feb. 17 that a dark day came to the Warlords when 11 members of the company were called home "MAY THEY ALL R.I.P."

submitted on January 16, 2016 4:26 PM EST
Name: Steve Banks
Email Address: Runner4evr@aol.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? Twice: 1968-69 & part of 1970 Gulf of Tonkin USS CARPENTER (DD-825) ASW OFFICER
Comments: There are still some print copies of "DRAFTED and SERVED: Edward "Skip" Swain - One Citizen Soldier's Experiences In Vietnam" available. Swain was an Animal with the Warlords from September 1968 until November 1969. The book tells his story and The Warlords' story during this time. To obtain a print copy, contact me at RUNNER4EVR@AOL.COM. It is also available from AMAZON.COM as a Kindle E-book. I'm proud to know some of you guys!

submitted on December 28, 2015 8:06 PM EST
Name: Hap Goodrich
Email Address: Hapg99@earthlink.net
Year of tour, Section, Position? 4/69 - 4/70 Skeeters
Comments: SSG Crew Chief OH -6A 225

submitted on December 25, 2015 10:11 PM EST
Name: jerry griffith
Email Address: hdjerry55@yahoo.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? nov69-mar70 recon 1/6 198th inf. mar70-nov70 A co 123rd avn.door gunner
Comments: just dropped in welcome home brothers

submitted on December 24, 2015 11:19 PM EST
Name: Robert Cook
Email Address: amcalbob70@verizon.net
Year of tour, Section, Position? Nov'69 - Nov'70 Avionics shack and Civilian Personnel Supervisor
Comments: Wishing one and all, a Very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

submitted on December 23, 2015 12:39 PM EST
Name: Bill Herlihy
Email Address: Wfherlihy@yahoo.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? Was with the Warlords from 3/71 until stand down 11/71 (11/09 ?). Was with 1st Plt. Donavan was my 1st Platoon Leader, followed by Thomas. Later on became Topp's (1st Sgt. K. Funk's driver.
Comments: I read the book "Drafted and Served" by Steve Banks. Many, many thanks to Steve for getting me a copy of his book. It was fantastic, and I totally enjoyed. I now feel like I know some of people whose name I see on this Web Site. Like Okerlund and Stoner. All of you did an saw a lot of action and did an outstanding job, during a very dangerous time of the Vietnam war. Thanks again, Steve.

submitted on December 22, 2015 10:30 AM EST
Name: Butch Wilkinson
Email Address: cgunderwood@verizon.net
Year of tour, Section, Position? Oct 67- Oct 68 Gunship crew chief. scorpions and warlords. Welcome Home and the best to all on the Holidays Butch
Comments:

submitted on December 8, 2015 7:17 PM EST
Name: Bill Staffa
Email Address: daedalus67@verizon.net
Year of tour, Section, Position? Skeeter '68
Comments: Just checking in to see if everything was still running close to the green. Merry Christmas everybody.

submitted on November 29, 2015 10:14 AM EST
Name: Al Megrath
Email Address: yellow02@live.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? 1968 (Jan-Oct) 1969 (Jul-Dec) 1970 (Jan) skeeter door gunner
Comments:

submitted on November 26, 2015 12:46 AM EST
Name: Robert C. Cook
Email Address: amcalbob70@verizon.net
Year of tour, Section, Position? Nov '69 - Nov '70 Avionics Shop and Civilian Personnel Supervisor
Comments: Wishing all a Happy Thanksgiving

submitted on November 25, 2015 3:46 PM EST
Name: glenn avery wixom
Email Address: glennaverywixom@gmail.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? 1970-71 animal 4
Comments: we were the badest in the valley

submitted on November 11, 2015 5:42 PM EST
Name: Larry W Stoner
Email Address: cewarlord@yahoo.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? Jan '69 to Feb '70, CE Warlord840
Comments: THANKS for your hard work!!!! Keep the trees out of the SKIDS

submitted on November 11, 2015 1:43 PM EST
Name: Robert C. Cook
Email Address: amcalbob70@verizon.net
Year of tour, Section, Position? Late '69 - late '70 Avionics and Civilian Personell Supervisor
Comments: HAPPY VETERANS DAY TO ALL

submitted on November 7, 2015 9:38 PM EST
Name: Michael Shehorn
Email Address: mhshehorn@gmail.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? 1967-1968 HHC 198th LI Aviation Section Gunner---
Comments: Did any of you know Glen Andreotta-We were friends - I would sure like to find a picture or any information on Glen. Please see my writing---doorgunnervietnam.com

submitted on October 30, 2015 11:20 AM EST
Name: Bob Callos
Email Address: bvdoing@msn.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? '68 May- '69 May HHC Radio Teletype Operator SP4
Comments: seeing a few I remember here

submitted on September 26, 2015 11:55 AM EST
Name: James M Dillow
Email Address: 330097jmd@gmail.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? 5 Jan 69 to 4 Jan 70 E Co 723rd Maint Bn
Comments: My Father was SFC Dale M Dillow I am trying to find out info on his tour in ChuLai. 60-70 was his second of three tours in RVN,he retired in 1980 with 24yrs service Regrettably he past away 04/01/14 and is buried in ANC sect 70 I found a copy of the '69 year book that he had. Thank you for any info,God Bless our Vets Thank you. James M Dillow

submitted on September 8, 2015 11:55 AM EST
Name: Tim Taulu
Email Address: Tntaulu@msn.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? 1968 - 1968 123 avn bn Americal Div ATC KyHa Tower
Comments:

submitted on September 1, 2015 5:47 PM EST
Name: Tom O'Hara
Email Address: afausa1n@gmail.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? 9/68 - 6/70, 7/71 - 9/71
Comments: Anybody know where Charlie Dinkens is - Cobra pilot.

submitted on August 24, 2015 3:05 PM EST
Name: John Brennan
Email Address: johnmailman@yahoo.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? 114 AHC, 70-71, Flight Opns
Comments: Did you name your helicopter in Vietnam? Searching for individualized "names" (e.g. Iron Butterfly, Cheap Thrills, etc) that were painted on in-country Army copters, 1962-73. Help me document this often overlooked chapter of our aviation history. Search your in-country photo/slide collections for personalized copter nose art & names. Search your memory & memoirs or query a buddy for his. Thank you gentlemen. Respectfully yours, John Brennan, former SP5, 114 AHC, 1970-71, Vinh Long AAF, Mekong Delta

submitted on August 22, 2015 4:42 PM EST
Name: Steve Banks
Email Address: Runner4evr@aol.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? 1968-1970 USS CARPENTER (DD-825) Several months Yankee Station, Tonkin Gulf
Comments: For info. There are still a few print copies available of "DRAFTED and SERVED: Edward "Skip" Swain - One Citizen Soldier's Experiences In Vietnam." Swain was an Animal with the Warlords from September 1968 until November 1969. The book tells his story and The Warlords' story during this time. To obtain a print copy, contact me at RUNNER4EVR@AOL.COM. It is also available from AMAZON.COM as a Kindle E-book. I'm proud to know some of you guys!

submitted on August 15, 2015 6:19 PM EST
Name: John J. Nash
Email Address: johnjnash@comcast.net
Year of tour, Section, Position? 1969 to 1971 Operations Specialist
Comments: 45 years ago today Harry Chesser died. Rest in peace. You are remembered.

submitted on August 11, 2015 12:47 PM EST
Name: Bill Herlihy
Email Address: wfherlihy@yahoo.co
Year of tour, Section, Position? Served from 3/71 to 11/71 Was with B Co, Aero Scouts Was a Rifleman with the Animals, 1st Platoon
Comments: Would love to hear from any of the Warlords that I served with. Served with a lot of great guys who had learned & served under Scotty. I learned a lot serving with these guys, as they taught me well.

submitted on August 9, 2015 12:36 PM EST
Name: Jack Woginrich
Email Address: jackwog@ptd.net
Year of tour, Section, Position? June 69-May 70 Started as Cobra pilot but went to Skeeters in September and happily stayed there for the rest of tour.
Comments: Very sorry to hear about Ralph Burchfield. We flew many missions together as he was a crew chief of skeeter ship. Really great guy that was dependable and always there. I was proud to have flown with him.

submitted on July 28, 2015 4:58 AM EST
Name: bill burts
Email Address:
Year of tour, Section, Position?
Comments: If this was the same op. ?? Very bad day.after Staffa. Brown.we're hit.Animals were inserted..gunship shot down. Fast mover shot down. Bressler and Gilbert went in to extract the gunshipcrew they received fire. Bressler was shot. They headed to medical. We flew in and extracted the gunship crew. We headed to chu lai bad weather almost had midair collision.with another slick.that was to replace us.we landed dropped the gunship crew off. Red X the chopper for main rotor hub and blade bullet holes and tail rotor blades bullet holes.holes above ce. And doorgunners head.damage to cyclic and collective controls in hellhole. Anyway.found out later that we lost 4??Animals. Wehad dropped them into the middle of a nva reg. Never found out. About the fast mover.

submitted on July 28, 2015 3:41 AM EST
Name: bill burts
Email Address:
Year of tour, Section, Position?
Comments: Was Burchfield and Spanky in the B model gunship that was shotdown 26 sept 68 tam ky?? Still trying to figure events

submitted on July 27, 2015 3:42 PM EST
Name: bill burts
Email Address:
Year of tour, Section, Position?
Comments: RIP Burchfield

submitted on July 27, 2015 3:22 PM EST
Name: William E Burts
Email Address: warlord.BB90@gmail.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? 68-69 ce guns-slicks warlords
Comments: Hi all.need a 68 yearbook airmedal with V. Sept 26.1968 crewchief! for Lord and Kellenbenz

submitted on July 26, 2015 3:53 PM EST
Name: J.D. (LEP)
Email Address: leppertjd@earthlink.net
Year of tour, Section, Position? 67-68-C Co., 1/506th INF, 101st 69-71-Warlords/Skeeter Gunner
Comments: "...just dropped in to see what condition my condition was in."

submitted on July 7, 2015 1:37 AM EST
Name: George Aslinger
Email Address: gaslinger7555
Year of tour, Section, Position?
Comments:

submitted on July 2, 2015 11:10 PM EST
Name: Michael Shehorn
Email Address: mhshehorn@gmail.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? 1967-1968 198th HCC Aviation Section door gunner--we had 2-Slicks-and 5-23's I flew scout in the 23's
Comments: I was a friend of Glenn Andreotta--I can't remember what he looked like, if any of you have a picture I sure would like to see it.--Thanks

submitted on May 22, 2015 11:51 AM EST
Name: Steve Mangano
Email Address: mangano4@optonline.net
Year of tour, Section, Position? 71-72 Skeeters crew chief door gunner
Comments: So long ago but seems like yesterday. Enjoy this Memorial Day and remember those who gave their all. RIP Pettigrew and Whitlock. Hey Sanders I remember you, me and Schroeder hung out and flew together, ever hear from him? Stevie

submitted on March 7, 2015 6:38 PM EST
Name: Larry Kenney
Email Address: l.ckenney@verizon.net
Year of tour, Section, Position? 67/68 161st and 123rd A co until April
Comments: I was a crewchief on the slicks in the 1st flt plt of the 161st and than the 123rd.

submitted on March 5, 2015 4:47 PM EST
Name: SP5 Donald De Gezelle
Email Address: dondegezelle@gmail.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? Armament 1970
Comments: Was proud to be a warlord. Spent 40 years as a field surveyor, a little bit like an animal, got shot at, dodged traffic on I 95, the Pa turnpike, had a building collapse on me, carried 40 -60 pounds of equipment up and down hills every day, hacked through brier patches with a machete, but those guy's will always have my respect and nothing I have ever done in my life could ever equel what they did.I would also like to thank the pilots who brought me a bottle of Jim Beam @ midnight when I was still working on their cobras.

submitted on March 5, 2015 4:23 PM EST
Name: SP
Email Address:
Year of tour, Section, Position?
Comments:

submitted on February 17, 2015 1:09 AM EST
Name: Robert Sanders
Email Address: sanders8130@yahoo.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? 70-71 Animal-2 team Slack M-60 Gunner
Comments: I was with Blane Gough (Charlie Brown) on the 198 Brigade's sniper team. when the 198th stood down Charlie Brown went to the Warlords as a LOCH door gunner. I went to the Special Services beach as a Lifeguard after a month or so I couldn't take the bordem so I went over to the Warlords also. When my new squad leader (Pete Mooring) meet me he said "you're a big guy you can carry the M-60" (I was 6'2" and 175lbs.)Pete walked point and I walked 3 steps behind him with the M-60. The guys I worked with in the Warlords are to this day the best bunch of guys that I have ever been with.When I was with the Warlords we were in Chu Lai.

submitted on February 16, 2015 12:59 PM EST
Name: Diana Christine
Email Address: dchristine21371@hotmail.com
Year of tour, Section, Position?
Comments: My Godfather was Ralph Burchfield. I am sorry to say that he did pass away on January 20th, 2015. He was found on his front porch about to go for a bike ride. I am so fortunate to have had my dad, John T. Christine, choose Ralph to be my God Father. He watched over and protected me and my boys from the day I was born. Military honors will be done at the Barrancas National Cemetary on March 27th. (time is still pending) After I will have his home open for a few hours so that friends and family may come by to pay their respects. It was an honor to have had Ralph in my life. I am blessed. I will post again his memorial information as soon as finalized. Please email me if you have any questions or pictures of Ralph. GOD BLESS!!!

submitted on February 5, 2015 9:07 PM EST
Name: Steve Banks
Email Address: RUNNER4EVR@AOL.COM
Year of tour, Section, Position? November 1968 - August 1970. Destroyer: USS CARPENTER (DD-825). ASW Officer.
Comments: For info. There are still a few print copies available of "DRAFTED and SERVED: Edward "Skip" Swain - One Citizen Soldier's Experiences In Vietnam." Swain was an Animal with the Warlords from September 1968 until November 1969. The book tells his story. To obtain a print copy, contact me at RUNNER4EVR@AOL.COM. It is also available from AMAZON.COM as a Kindle E-book.

submitted on January 25, 2015 10:17 PM EST
Name: Robert Cook
Email Address: amcalbob70@verizon.net
Year of tour, Section, Position? 11/69-11/70 Avionics and Hootchmaid Honcho
Comments: Ralph Burchfield is gone? Larry, what happened? Ralph, RIP

submitted on January 22, 2015 5:37 PM EST
Name: Larry W Stoner
Email Address: cewarlord@yahoo.com
Year of tour, Section, Position?
Comments: I'm sorry but I misspelled BURCHFIELD name!! Ralph did have a nickname in Nam!! By his own calling (Ralph Rotten The Bast-- Rat) GOD BLESS

submitted on January 21, 2015 8:57 PM EST
Name: Preston Rogers
Email Address: lemurzz@yahoo.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? Feb 1968 to March 1970. Skeeter crewchief March 69 to March 70.
Comments:

submitted on January 20, 2015 11:22 PM EST
Name: Larry W Stoner
Email Address: cewarlord@yahoo.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? '69 --'70
Comments: I just got the word. Ralph Birchflied passed away today. GOD BLESS

submitted on January 8, 2015 11:44 AM EST
Name: Lt. Timothy M. Price
Email Address: jsprice1948@gmail.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? 1st Lt. 123 Aviation Battalion Lz Stinson Chu Lai Vietnam 1970
Comments:

submitted on January 1, 2015 9:17 AM EST
Name: Jimmy D. Pace
Email Address: jimmydpace@bellsouth.net
Year of tour, Section, Position? April 71 to September 71 Door gunner on slicks.
Comments: Like to wish everyone a Happy New Year. Proud to have served with the "Warlords." May God bless and keep You-all safe this year.

submitted on January 1, 2015 1:23 AM EST
Name: Robert C. Cook
Email Address: amcalbob70@verizon.net
Year of tour, Section, Position? Nov '69 - Nov '70 Avionics and Hootch Maid Honcho
Comments: Happy New Year to all my fellow Warlords

submitted on December 29, 2014 1:44 AM EST
Name: john brennan
Email Address: johnmailman@yahoo.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? SP-5, 114 AHC, 1970-71, Flight Operations
Comments: Just to let everyone know I have submitted my latest book project to Hellgate Press who will be publishing "VOL 2, U.S. Army Helicopter Names In Vietnam". Should be ready for the VHCMA reunion in June. Features 600 new helicopter names. However, new NAMES can still be added right up until the final edit. Quality in-country nose art photos are welcomed as always. Happy New Year everyone.

submitted on December 25, 2014 11:00 PM EST
Name: Larry W Stoner
Email Address: cewarlord@yahoo.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? Jan 69-----Feb70
Comments: Happy Holidays !!!!

submitted on November 7, 2014 11:06 PM EST
Name: Edmond M. Boutte'
Email Address: rockytop219@aol.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? 1968-69 123co B gunner OH23 and LOH6 over 100kias
Comments: Its been many years, but its still with me!!!! My door was opened this JUly with the help of a JLittle. Thank you pal.

submitted on November 6, 2014 5:07 PM EST
Name: Harold Jones
Email Address: jones.harold46@yahoo.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? Bother to PSG Ernie Jones, 1968-69 tour with the Animals
Comments: Does anyone have any contact information for SSG Carlos Ramirez?

submitted on November 5, 2014 11:35 PM EST
Name: Harold Jones
Email Address: jones.harold46@yahoo.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? Brother of PSG Ernest Jones, 1968-1969
Comments: I am trying to reach Mike Mysak via e-mail, but my message delivery failed. If Mike, or anyone who knows his current contact info would please contact me via e-mail, I would be very appreciative. I am trying to reach Mike in regards to my older Brother, PSG Ernie Jones, who served with the Animals in 1968-1969. Thank you.

submitted on September 30, 2014 9:23 PM EST
Name: Larry W Stoner
Email Address: cewarlord@yahoo.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? Jan 69---Feb70 Slicks 076--840 CE/DG
Comments: Still looking for John Drozd?????

submitted on August 21, 2014 1:08 PM EST
Name: WES MARTIN
Email Address: awm@triwest.net
Year of tour, Section, Position? 1968 - 1970 ---
Comments: Looking for Bob Wilson

submitted on August 20, 2014 7:59 PM EST
Name: CW4 Steven B. McKnight
Email Address: Mcknightavn@gmail.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? May 12 - Nov 13, Company SP, OEF 12-13
Comments: I will always hold the Warlords close to my heart! A pleasure to serve with a great group of soldiers!

submitted on August 6, 2014 6:13 PM EST
Name: STEVEN'DOC'MILES
Email Address: STEVENMILES19@GMAIL.COM
Year of tour, Section, Position? 69-70 RECON PLT.AND B, C, CO. MEDIC
Comments: THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT IN DUC PHO MY TEAM HELPED A SNAKE THAT WENT DOWN OFF OF FB LIZ IN OCT 69 UNTIL 123RD CAME IN LOADED FOR BEAR!!

submitted on July 2, 2014 12:29 AM EST
Name: Tresa Allen Courte
Email Address: Halfcourte@sbcglobal.net
Year of tour, Section, Position? 1968-70 Chu Lai
Comments: My father CW4 Buck Allen was in the 123rd as a pilot. I have pictures of an OH-6A tail #67-16176 that I believe he was shot down in but don't have much more information. "Kid" is on the nose. Daddy passed away Friday, June 27th. If anyone has any memories of him I would love to hear from you. God Bless you all.

submitted on June 16, 2014 12:31 PM EST
Name: Terry White
Email Address: roadrunner_95@yahoo.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? 15Jan-7Dec 70 OH-6 direct support repair (E-co roadrunners)team leader from April-Dec.
Comments: Hello to all. Wish I could put names and faces together--too many years. I'm sure I have met some you--if anyone might remember me--get in touch.

submitted on June 11, 2014 8:58 PM EST
Name: Edmond M. Boutte'
Email Address: rockytop219@aol.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? I was with the 123avn from '68 until 1-1-69
Comments: after extending my tour, I was shot down again, and for the finial time on 1-1-196 I started flying on 23's, and then we got the LOH's "the best!!!!!"

submitted on May 31, 2014 8:52 PM EST
Name: JAMES M TUTTLE
Email Address: kingtut3@bellsouth.net
Year of tour, Section, Position? 1968 123rd Avn Bn Crewchief/doorgunner on LOH
Comments: Where the heck is Boutte'?

submitted on May 27, 2014 9:46 PM EST
Name: Gilberto bustamante
Email Address: apache504@hotmail.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? feb22,1968 to feb23,1969 doorgunner sorry forgot to put my company
Comments: Aero Scout B Company , 123rd Aviation Battalion

submitted on May 27, 2014 9:37 PM EST
Name: Gilberto G. BUSTAMANTE
Email Address: apache504@hotmail.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? february,22,1968 to feb,23,1969 DOORGUNER SLICKS UH-1B Helicopter And 17788, UH-1H
Comments: I was there in 26 September 1968 – Vietnam--Tam Ky

submitted on May 25, 2014 7:04 AM EST
Name: CW5 Gilbert Wright
Email Address: Gfwright47@gmail.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? Pelican 29, A company, 123 rd AVN May 70-71
Comments:

submitted on May 21, 2014 9:40 AM EST
Name: LARRY FORD
Email Address: LFNL304@YAHOO.COM
Year of tour, Section, Position? FRIEND OF WAYNE MUTZA '70-'71
Comments: ANY ONE INTERESTED IN REPLACING "SILENT CHAIN" BRACELET $225 AUTHENTIC BELL PART..LARRY FORD/VHCMA LFNL304@YAHOO.COM

submitted on April 14, 2014 1:50 PM EST
Name: Jimmy D. Pace
Email Address: jimmydpace@bellsouth.net
Year of tour, Section, Position? April 71 to Sept 71 Door gunner on slicks.
Comments: While flying with the Warlords for 4 1/2 months I was awarded crewmen wings. Was this the only awards that gunners were awarded? Did any get awarded a air medal? Just like to know.

submitted on March 13, 2014 10:27 AM EST
Name: John Brennan
Email Address: johnmailman@yahoo.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? 114 AHC, 1970-71, 71P20
Comments: Did you name your helicopter in Vietnam? I'm collecting Army helicopter names for VOL 2 of "U.S. Army Helicopter Names In Vietnam" to be published in 2015. Search your in-country photo/slide collections for personalized copter nose art & names. Search your memory & memoirs or query a buddy for his. Thank you gentlemen. John Brennan, former SP5, 114 AHC, 1970-71, Vinh Long AAF

submitted on February 26, 2014 8:42 PM EST
Name: Steve Banks
Email Address: Runner4evr@aol.com
Year of tour, Section, Position? Parts of 1968, '69, and '70; USS CARPENTER (DD-825); Gunnery Officer, ASW Officer. (More important: Friend of Warlords' Animal Edward "Skip" Swain.)
Comments: For info: Copies of the book I wrote about Skip Swain, who was one of The Warlords' Animals from SEP 1968 to NOV 1969, are still available. The title is "DRAFTED and SERVED: Edward "Skip" Swain - One Citizen Soldier's Experiences In Vietnam." It is available as a Kindle E-Book from Amazon.com for $4.95. Print copies are also still available from me for $20.00 including postage. If interested, please contact me at RUNNER4EVR@AOL.COM. P.S. Thanks very much to Tom Okerlund for this outstanding Web site. It was of immense help as I was researching and writing the book!