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my name is terry holibaugh I live at coldwater,michigan,i was with the 33rd ipsd at pleiku,66-67,i would very much like to hear from any one that knows where or if deceased any member of the platoon may be,been looking for any of them for the last 45 years,thank you all for the service and the sacrifice that you and your family have given up at the time in your lifes.
Donnie Jones 44th IPSD Jan68-Aug.68 Infused to 47th IPSD Aug 68-May70. Instructor at Benning Scout Dog school & Tracker dog School I would be glad to hear from any of you I stayed at Benning live near Columbus Ga POC e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org H:7065051244 Cell: 7065775855 I'm hosting a reunion this year Oct25-27 2013 at Benning Please contact me if interested. A lot of us instructors and friends will be their.
I served with the 212th MP CO (SD) FROM MAY OF 67 THRU DEC 69 I WAS LOOKING AT THE ROSTER OF ALL THE NAMES AND I DIDN'T SEE MINE DOES ANONE NO WHY?
I was in long binh 67 tay ninh 67 vin long 68 and long thanh 69 was a sgt
Was a part of the 56th SPS K-( unit from 1973-1974> I want to thank my brother Dutch VanHatten for directing me to this website and I am now a life member. I am trying to locate Doug Perkins who was with me and Dutch in 73-74. He's from Arizona and the last base I know he was at was Wurtsmith AFB in Mi.
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Has taken me a lomg time to be able to try and reconnect. 35IPSD....DIAN..'67-'68.
Paul Castel please contact Bobby Sickinger I lost your address and email info
I was with co.a 1/2 1st inf div.most of the time we had a scout dog from the 35th assigned to our plt.the handler was t.t. matthews.his dog name was king.he is from north carolina as i am.i always felt safer with king with us on patrol.tt matthews still lives in north carolina.and is retired from the post office.i retired from rockingham police dept.
I'll be. Just all I can say. I just saw a pic of Carl Adams and Andy 314f. I brought (Big) Andy to Nam from Glasgow AFB in Montana to Camp Bullis and on to Phan Rang. Carl must have taken over Big Andy when I left. Brings back some memories. I'll hae to post some pics and join this outfit. Take care my friends. I always wondered what happened to some of the guys. Lee
Sgt Earl Mansberry
What an honor to reconise our dogs, that saved our butts and our bases,Thank God for the K-9 corp.
SSgt Conley Winston Ford
Was stationed at Wheelus 1963-64 assigned to the 7272nd USAFE Hospital..resided in barracks across the street from the Airmen's Club. In addition to my regular medical/veterinary duties I worked part time driving a base taxi cab working as a host at the Airmen's Club.
Have loads of war stories and a few photographs to share... Worked for Doctors (DVM) Howard Temple and Florian T.(Irish) Szatalowicz & SMgt Molsted performing health/sanitary inspections of all base dining halls, commissary and all contract food serving establishments including remote of base sites.
Assisted in the operation of the base small animal clinic along with providing medical/veterinary services for the Sentry Dog/Base Air Police and King Idris the royal family. Anyone that would like to share war stories. I can be reached at email@example.com
My name is Alice Renee Sonnen,I am still trying to locate anyone that knew my father: Donnie Kenneth Fetters. My father served in Vietnam and was a K9er. PLEASE contact me if you have any information,pics, etc on my father. I am also trying to locate his old dear friend...Tomas Ogden Stanley. You can reach me at 210-744-7731. Thank you and God Bless!
I was stationed at Phan Rang from May 66 to May 67, as a K9 Handler. My dogs name was Hasso 158F. I was about a month ago I discovered the VDHA web site and started looking it over. When i looked at the site for Phan Rang and saw the roster of Handlers and Dogs, I didn't see "me". I have come to find out if you don't join the Veitnam Dog Handlers Association, you don't get listed on any of the rosters. Well I just a couple of days ago sent in my application and dues for both the VDHA and the Vietnam Security Police Association. The last couple of months have been like a ole home week, I have been contacted by people I haven't seen or talked to in 4o+ years. I even talked on the phone to the person who handled my dog after I PCS back to the world.
I still remember a Francis Parchuke, if anyone knows where he is say hi for me. He and I helped finish building the kennels as our dogs came down with heartworms.
I even dug into my old pictures an slides and sent them out to folks who have contacted me.
Oh well if any of mut pushers remember me send me an email adios
Need information on rocket or other attacks Bein hoa 72-73.Also needsd to contact any sp's that served there. Have information that might help if you have filed a claim for exposure to AO while serving there.
I was a dog handler at Bien Hoa 67-68, dogs name was Hobo a floppy eared small dog that I trained in Shoa Japan.
love to hear from the old group.I have some pic,if interested
I served with the 35th IPSD in vietnam between 19677&1968.My dogs name was argo-ok52
joe white, scott burpee,steve,tarazon,fred guidry,bobby birch,ABEAR. 72-73 brothers. this is Quincy/Rusty firstname.lastname@example.org
I was a K-9 handler with the 3rd Security Police at Bien Hoa 8/69-8/70. My dog was Bruno (Super Bee). K-9 was a tight group. Many memories, many great friends and especially our protectors our Dogs. Feel free to contact me if you were at Bien Hoa in 69-70.
does anyone have any pictures of Max Spangler-kia-1968? He is my brother.
I was a K-9 handler at Bien Hoa AFB RVN 8/66-8/67. My dog was Rinnie 681F. I just found out his fate after all these years. He was put to sleep December 20, 1970. I have never after all these years forgotten that war hero. Wish I could have adopted him. These "best friends" had a way of getting to your heart! I am greatful for this site,
My Father is John Snellenberger ssgt in the USAF 366 stationed in Da, Nang, Vietnam 1970-1971. His dogs was Duke, and Spartacus in that order. Please contact me if you remember him and was stationed with him. his nick name was "SNELL"
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THIS SITE IS THE GREATEST SITE I'VE SEEN !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
IN SEPT.1967 I WAS ASSIGNED TO "UNITED STATES ARMY DOG TRAINING DETACHMENT VIETNAM"
WE WERE AT A ARVN DOG CAMP ON A SMALL ISLAND AND HAD TO TAKE A FERRY TO GET THERE.
THE FERRY WAS BY THE 199th. IN A SMALL VILLAGE (DON'T REMEMBER THE NAME)
AROUND CHRISTMAS TIME WE MOVED TO BIEN HOA BY THE 101st JUMP TOWER.EARLY IN 1968
I WENT TO THE 35th SCOUT DOG PLT. AT DIAN. AND ON TO B CO. 1/18
WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM ANYONE THAT WAS WITH SAME ....................
I DON'T REMEMBER MANY PEOPLE EXCEPT RICHARD WINKLER VET.TECH.U.S.A.D.T.D.
AND BRUCE WOLFHEART .
BILL HAMLIN OHNOMRBILLYBOB@AOL.COM
great site, great tribute to all the dogs and handlers. they deserve to be in everyones thanks for the great work they did.
watched the film "rain" and thought it was ace.
My name is Renee Fetters. My father was a K9er in Nam, his name was Donnie Kenneth Fetters. My father went into the hospital for a broken shoulder and died for no reason at all. Please contact me if you can share any info on him or have any pictures of him or his buddy Tomas Ogden Stanley. I really need to locate Mr. Stanley. My Email address is SAREALTOR@sbcglobal.net and my cell number is 210-744-7731. God Bless you all and keep up the good work.
I think you're on a whole different level than a lot other people.
Your photos have kept me glued to the computer screen for hours.
good to see that we are not forgotten. i served at da nang in 72-73. my dog was spartacus. closed the gates. went to u-tapoa. thunder was my dog there. k-9 rules
Leonard Woods Jr
I was at the marble mountain transmitter sight from nov,67 until nov,68. I stood lots of watches in the bunkers there. the last few months i stayed in the cp bunker and walked the lines at night. I was the one with the real loud music that the dogs used to alert on.
Jan Van Patten
My dog Stillman and I recently presented a workshop at a conference in Oklahoma on animal assisted therapy. A man came up after the session and presented Stillman with a wardog bandanna. It was very interesting and moving to hear a little about him and his experiences, though there wasn't long to talk. I appreciate him directing me to this site! I would like to thank him and all of you who have done so much for all of us.
JUST CHECKING IN FOR THE FIRST TIME, PLEASED TO SEE SO MANY OTHER 46 IPSD ALUMNIS HAVE DONE THE SAME.CLASS OF 1970,ALIVE TODAY THANKS TO FRITZ, 7A247.
My father was Richard A Bowman he was a Kennel Master in Phan Rang in 1967-68. My father sadly passed away this passed New Years Eve, and we have been trying to find people that served with him at that time, because his records are not correct. We need this information for his footstone. If you can help please email me firstname.lastname@example.org
What a great site
I have the picture of my uncle Luis Antonio Hilerioif you want to postedin yourweb let me know..
I have the utmost respect for the dog handlers and dogs of the Marine Scout Dog Platoons. We worked with dog teams a great deal in early 1968 on the DMZ . Smart , tough loyal and very brave .
my uncle was a dog handler in vietnam and i was just wondering if you had any photos of him that you could email me. my uncles name was mike payne. thank you for any help.
Very nice photo arrangement. Am a little suprised that of all the pics, there was not one of your mascot, Cecil the phython. We caught a lot of rats for him to eat while I was Alpha Sector Supervisor, Charlie Flight from Sep 67 to Sep 68.
merry christmas,just read A SOLDIERS BEST FRIEND, i was with the 44th ipsd cu chi jan 70 to sept 70. my dogs name was buddy. the book brought back a lot of memories good and bad.i wish now i had stayed in touch with the guys i met there ,but we were all sent different places when the div. pulled out. so if any body reads this that was there then please send me an email. steve shatto email@example.com
WELCOME HOME !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
This is a wonderful site. Our most loyal friends should have the honor they deserve. there is nothing better than a dog to be there for you. I have read and seen pictures about the many lives they saved in Vietnam. And God knows they were also a comfort for you. I think there should be a memorial site in D. C. for them......................
Cynthia Morgan Blades
Hey, Cindy Corvin! I have a wondreful photo of Bo -1A76, it was sent to me with aletter from his trainer. Bo was one of the 204 that returned to CONUS! Bo was my dog! Sincerly,Dianne Hendrickson