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Updated May 20, 2018 - Report updates, discrepancies or suggestions toJim Daniels
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WE REMEMBER OUR 60 RW BROTHERS KILLED DURING MAY 1966-70
MAY WAS THE WORST MONTH FOR CASUALTIES
Thomas Bonderer 5/1/68, Bravo Co.; Bernard Mazursky 5/4/68, Alpha Co.; Thomas McCormick Jr 5/4/68, Alpha Co; Douglas Smith 5/4/68, Alpha Co.; Richard Barber 5/7/70, Alpha Co.; Wayne Bebo 5/7/70, Alpha Co.; Arthur Kangas 5/7/70, Alpha Co.; John McCarthy 5/7/70, Alpha Co.; Richard Noble 5/9/68, Charlie Co.; John Vernon 5/11/70, HHC; James Olson 5/11/70 Charlie Co.; Troy Flint 5/12/70, Bravo Co.; Robert Thompson 5/12/70, Bravo Co.; Thomas Sherry 5/12/70, Bravo Co.; Keith Franklin 5/12/70, HHC; Philip Bennett 5/13/70, HHC; Thomas Petela 5/14/70, Alpha Co.; Silvestre Rivera 5/14/70, Alpha Co.; Leroy Wallace 5/14/70, Alpha Co.; George Heatherly 5/14/69, 4th Engineers; James Ames 5/16/68, Echo Co.; David Hendle 5/16/68, Echo Co.; Anund Roark 5/16/68, Charlie Co.; Albert Romine 5/16/68, Charlie Co.; John Rotonneli 5/16/68, HHC; William Jones 5/21/68, Charlie Co.; Clyde Himes 5/26/68, Echo Co.; Sterling Hill 5/26/68, 4th Engineers; Larry Caravetta 5/27/68 43nd Arty; Tom Galvez 5/27/68 43nd Arty; Frank Garapolo 5/27/68 43nd Arty; John Lindel 5/27/68 43nd Arty; James McKelvey 5/27/68 43nd Arty; Gary Fassel 5/27/69, Charlie Co.; James Francis 5/27/69, Charlie Co.; Keith Gibson 5/27/69, Charlie Co.; Garey Grubbs 5/27/69, Charlie Co.; Robert Carter 5/27/69, HHC; Kenneth Seward 5/27/69, HHC; Byron Calkins 5/27/69, HHC; Matthew Lozano Jr. 5/27/69, Charlie Co.; Harold Warmsley 5/27/69, Charlie Co.; George Carr 5/29/67, 42nf Arty; Richmond Luce 5/29/67, 42nf Arty; Ananias Boyd 5/29/68, Echo Co.; Milton Flowers 5/29/68, Echo Co.; Van Norris 5/29/68, Echo Co.; Joaquin Tello 5/31/69, Alpha Co.; Ralph Zeringue 5/31/69, Alpha Co.; Byron Calkins 5/31/69, HHC; Jimmie Jones 5/30/67, Charlie Co.; Alfred Ellis 5/30/67, HHC; Partick Hagerty 5/31/69, Bravo Co.; Prentiss Harris 5/31/69, Bravo Co.; Michael Heath 5/31/69, Bravo Co.; James Leonard 5/31/69, Bravo Co.; Kenneth Scurr 5/31/69, Bravo Co.; William Sewell 5/31/69, Bravo Co.; Stephen Turzilli 5/31/69, Bravo Co.; Philip Weir 5/31/69, Bravo Co.
HELICOPTER PILOT AND CREW MEMBER MONUMENT DEDICATED
Nearly 50 years ago, Col. Carl McNair was in South Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, a new Army aviator piloting the service’s iconic Bell UH-1 Huey helicopter. Decades and thousands of flight hours later, the now-retired Maj. Gen. McNair recalled his harrowing baptism under fire flying the unfriendly skies above Vietnam.
Read more of McNair's words which were spoken at the dedication of the Helicopter and Crew Member Monument, and learn the story of the monuments long journey to Arlington. CLICK HERE FOR STORYn
LATEST MAY 3 REUNION MESSAGE FROM RW ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT HERB TAYLOR - CLICK HERE
130 now signed up to attend September Reunion - Register NOW!
Several Valuable and Interesting Items Will be Raffled During the Reunion - Bring $
The Red Warriors 2018 Reunion final plans are well underway. The event will be held at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Milwaukee Brookfield. The Milwaukee, Wisconsin event has been planned with the maximum amount of time to socialize with your buddies. If you wish, there's also ample time to venture out to enjoy the sights and sounds of the "Beer Capitol of the World."The hotel, however, is a destination in itself and one that you are sure to enjoy.
Need financial help to attend? See our "Help a Buddy" application on our Registration Page
Arriving early? Sign up for Brewers & Cubs game - Visit Registration Page
Visit our REGISTRATION PAGE for all the details of the reunion, the Milwaukee area, hotel features, transportation, optional Brewers Brewers/Cubs game, and more. Plus download the Registration Form, fill it out and send it ASAP. Early registration is encouraged in order to meet our early financial obligations with the hotel. See who has signed up. CLICK HERE
ARMY DESIGNATES 12th REGIMENT AS THE "WARRIOR REGIMENT"
The Department of the Army has official given a Certificate for the 12th Infantry Regiment. The document certifies the selection of "WARRIOR REGIMENT" as the Distinctive Designation for the unit.
What started unofficially during the Vietnam Era (our own Red Warriors) has existed so long that the name is now synonymous with the entire regiment. Congratulations to the 12th, now known as WARRIORS.
AFGHANISTAN WARRIORS NEWS LETTERS
Here's the latest news from our 12th Regiment activities in Afghanistan from both the Red Warriors (1st battalion) and the Lethal Warriors (2nd battalion). . Follow our brothers who carry on the Warrior tradition and create new ones of their own. CLICK HERE: Warhorse Newsletter May 2018 - 2nd Battalion Newsletter
THIS WEEK'S QUESTION
In Vietnam, MPC Referred to? A. Military Police Command; B. Meals Per Crate; C. Multi Personnel Carrier;D. Military Payment Certificate. Answer on bottom of the is page. Scroll down.