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Avel Far North Vets

This is a contact list of known Avel Far North Vets.


Allen, Walter B. (SP/5)
263rd Maint. Co. (LEM), Red Beach & Marble Mtn.
ballen9178@sbcglobal.net
313 Jackson St.
Burlington, IA 46915
765-566-3874
263rd Light Equipment Co., 1st Plt., Red Beach and Marble Mtn.: Aug. 1971 - March 1972
Retired Army Sgt. First Class

Andes, John C. (SP/5)
Chu Lai, Da Nang and Nha Trang
wocknwollwjs@aol.com
3318 Wayfield Dr.
Johnson City, Tennessee 37601
423-282-8577 or 423-477-4523
Avel Far North, 3rd Plt. Chu Lai, 1st Plt. Da Nang & 1st Plt. Na Trang: Oct. 1967 - Sept. 1969
MOS: 35L20
Other units you were assigned to in Vietnam: Americal

Argenziano, Charles (SP5)
Avel Far North
cargen7@gmail.com
7 Lamington Drive
Succasunna, NJ 07876
201-317-7577
AVEL North & AVEL Far North, Dung Ba Tinh (2month) Chu Lai (10month): June 1967-June 1968
MOS: 35N20 (Flight Line Avionics Chief)
Also served in 608th Transportation Co.
AGENT ORANGE

Baisey, Tom (SP/5)
263rd Maint. Co. LEM (Avel Far North), Red Beach
tmbaisey@aol.com
547 Juniper Dr.
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
843-238-5275
263rd Maint. Co. LEM (Avel Far North), Red Beach, Danang: 26 June, 1969 to 22 June, 1970
MOS: 35L20

Baron, Pierre (SP/5)
263rd Maintenance Co. (LEM)
Died 12 February 2015

Baxter, Allen
Avel Far North
baxterconsulting@cox.net
1819 Alicant Way
Henderson, NV 89014
702-580-1456

Bedgood, Thomas W. (SP/5)
263rd Light Equipment Maintenance Co.
tgbedgood@aol.com
329 Windsong Dr.
Pittsboro, NC 27312
263rd Maintenance Company, 2nd PLT, Chu Lai: 4 November 1968 - 1 July 1970
MOS: 35M20, AVN NAV EQP REPMN

Brady, Mark (SP/5)
263rd Maint. Co. (LEM), Red Beach
bradymarka@yahoo.com
841 S. 315th St.
Federal Way WA 98003
263rd Maint. Co. (LEM), Red Beach: Jan. 1970-Nov. 1971
Also at EM Club HQ and lifeguard at Red Beach
AGENT ORANGE

Brown, Criss L. (SGT)
263rd Maint. Co. (LEM), Red Beach, Da Dang
263rd Maint. Co. (LEM), 1st Plt. Red Beach, Da Nang: 1969 – 1970
DIED: 30 Nov 2021

Buhay, Bayani (Ben) (SSG)
Avel Far North, Chu Lai
kawit2000@yahoo.com
411 Wrought Iron Dr,
Harker Heights, TX 76548
254-415-7767
Avel Far North, Chu Lai: 1970 - 1971
Ben also served in Avel North, Nha Trang and Pleiku from 1966 - 1969.
Retired Army Master Sergeant

Cameron, Bill (CPT)
Avel Far North, Chu Lai
bill@cityoflufkin.com
575 Fairview Dr.
Diboll, TX 75941
936-635-2219
Avel Far North, Chu Lai: July 1969 – July 1970
Army Retired: Colonel

Campdell, Don (SP/4)
263rd Maint. Co., Da Nang
doncam56@peoplepc.com
7865 W. Farm Rd 160
Republic, Missouri 65738
417-866-2030
MOS: 71H30
263rd Light Equipment Maintenance Co. (LEM): 1969 - 1970
AGENT ORANGE

Cancialosi, Bob (SP/5)
263rd Maint. Co., Red Beach
baczorro@yahoo.com
8226 Auburn lane
Frankfort, IL 60423
815-806-9808
263rd Maint. Co. (LEM), Red Beach, Da Nang: 1969 – 1970
MOS: 35L20, 35K20
Agent Orange

Carnley, Randy F. (SP/5)
263rd Maint. Co., Chu Lai
randyfcarnley47@comsouth.net
106 N. 3rd Street
Cochran, GA 31014
AvelFar North, Chu Lai: 1968 – 1969
MOS: 35L20

Cennamo, Thomas G. (SP/5)
Avel Far North, Red Beach
tandj@columbus.rr.com
9975 Springwater Dr.
Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
740-393-0759
Avel Far North, Red Beach, Da Nang: October 1968-October 1969
MOS: 26N20

Clark, Ron (SP/4)
263rd LEM
rgclark2@juno.com
8618 12th PL. NE
Lake Stevens, WA 98258
263rd Light Equipment Maintenance Co. (Viking Compound, Red Beach, Da Nang): May 1970 – February 1971

Cornish, Bill (SP/5)
Avel Far North, Da Nang
cornish@cableone.net
507 Virginia Ave.
Ponca City, OK 74601
580-762-5520
Avel Far North, Da Nang: July 1969 - July 1970
35L20

Cox, James (SP/5)
263rd Maint. Co. (LEM), Da Nang
GRIZ1948@ymail.com
430 E. Okeefe Street #115
East Palo Alto, CA 94303
650-384-6131
263rd Maint. Co. (LEM), Da Nang: Jan.1970-Dec. 1970
MOS: 35L20/Avionics Repair
Questions / Comments: Seeking date of rocket attack during that period for proof in my PTSD
AGENT ORANGE

Doherty, John (SP/5)
Avel Far North
mjmdoherty2@juno.com
61 Border Rd.
Holbrook, MA 02343
339-987-0171
Avel Far North, Camp Viking: July 1969 – December 1969

Duncan, Gary L. (SP/5)
263rd LEM, Red Beach
garylduncan@comcast.net
4101 Brush Hill Rd
Nashville, TN 37216
615-347-2980
263rd Maint.Co. (LEM), Red Beach: Sept. 1970-June 1971
MOS: 35N20

Elias, Ricky (SP/5)
Avel Far North, Red Beach
ricke5005@gmail.com
9516 Grandview Drive
Denton, TX 76207
cell# / (214) 404-3117
Retired 2018
Dates you served in Avel: Feb.1968 - Jan.1969
AVEL Far North (Prov.), Red Beach
MOS: 35M20 Avionics Nav. Eguip. Repair

Eng, Victor (SP/5)
263rd Maint. Co., Chu Lai
inertdusty@yahoo.com
409 Haddon Rd.
Oakland, CA 94606
263rd Maintenance Co. (LEM), Chu Lai: October 1968 – April 1969

Farkas, George (SP/5)
Avel Far North
gwfrks@yahoo.com
321 Big Oak Ln.
Madison, Al 35758
Avel Far North, Chu Lai: 1971
George also served in Avel Central at Phu loi from December 1971 – April 1972
Retired Army Sergeant First Class

Floyd, Gene (SSG)
Avel Far North/263rd LEM, DaNang & Phu Bai
gfloyd66300@hotmail.com
370 Scarborough Rd
Newton, Al 36352
334-692-5007
Avel Far North/263rd Maint. Co. (LEM), DaNang and Phu Bai: Oct. 1969 – Oct. 1970
MOS: 35M and 35P30
Retired Army Master Sergeant

Flynn, Dennis (SP/5)
263rd Maint. Co. (LEM), 1st Plt. Red Beach
Oxford, MA
263rd Maint. Co. (LEM), 1st Plt. Red Beach, Da Nang: 1969 – 1970
Died on 5 February 2011 of Cancer

Folds, Albert
Avel Far North
al_pixie@yahoo.com
13350 NE 60th St
Williston, FL 32696
352-538-9283

Forrest, Alga L. (SP/5)
263rd Maint. Co. LEM, Chu Lai
opmtiamo@yahoo.com
16525 McKenzie Drive
Pioneer, CA 95666
209-295-1543
263rd Maint. Co. LEM, Chu Lai: Jan. 1970 – Dec. 1970
MOS: 35L20
AGENT ORANGE

Fowden, James G. (CWO3)
Avel Far North, Chu Lai
Johns Island, SC
Retired Army CWO4
AGENT ORANGE
Died 26 December 2011

Fox, Norman (SP/5)
Avel Far North
He DIED on 2 May 2019 of cancer
Phoenix, AZ 85060
Avel Far North (Da Nang, Red Beach) 1969 - 1970

Fritz, David Lee (SP/5)
263rd Maintenance Co. (LEM)
Indiana
263rd Maintenance Co. (LEM): 1969-1970
Died on 1 March 2008

Gardner, George (SP/5)
263rd LEM, Red Beach
geog@frontiernet.net
75 Baxter Drive
Rochester, NY. 14626
263rd Maintenance Co. (LEM), Red Beach, Camp Viking: May 1970-Jan. 1972
MOS: 35L20

Gill, Norman R. (MAJ)
Avel Far North
Montgomery, AL
Avel Far North (263rd LEM): Aug. 1969 – Aug. 1970
Retired Army Lieutenant Colonel
DIED 15 January 2014

Goulet, Richard L (SGT)
263rd Maint. Co. (LEM), Red Beach
richardgoulet@msn.com
14 Lincoln Ave
Nashua, NH 03060
603-578-9550
263 Maint Co. (LEM), DaNang/Red Beach: May 1969 – Nov. 1970
MOS: 26D20

Griffin, Dennis (SP/5)
Avel Far North, Chu Lai & Da Nang
dennyg@optonline.net
21 Pineview Ln.
Coram, NY 11727
516-382-0281
Avel Far North, 2 months Chu Lai, 10 months Da Nang: Feb. 17, 1968 – Feb. 14, 1969
dennyg@optonline.net
MOS: .26D20 Radar Maint/Communications Tech
Questions / Comments: I see my picture and those of some of my fellow comrades in the Avel Far North photo gallery.

Hamman, Jack (SSG)
263rd Maintenance Co., Da Nang
jgdb90@gmail.com
4170 N. Sullivan Rd.
Leesburg, IN 46538
Home: 574-834-7955
Cell: 574-305-0190
263rd Maintenance Co. (LEM), Da Nang: 1971 – 1972
18th Engineer Brigade: 1968 – 1969
MOS: 51B/51H/62N/51Z
Retired Army 1st Sergeant

Harlan, William (Bill) (SP/5)
Avel Far North, Red Beach
DIED 18 DECEMBER 2014. CANCER
Ohio
Avel Far North, Red Beach: 1968-1969
MOS: 35M20
AGENT ORANGE

Haven, Dean
Avel Far North
deanandnancyhvn@tds.net

Hayes, John Maxwell (SP/5)
Avel Far North, Ch Lai
bonsaibydori@embarqmail.com
3089 Main St.
Cottondale, FL 32431
850-276-3592
Avel Far North, Chu Lai: January 1970 -December 1970
MOS: 35L20
Questions / Comments: I ETS'd the same rank I went in - E1. FTA.
AGENT ORANGE

Hays, Ron (SP/4)
263rd Maintenance Company
ronnie159@centurytel.net
1258 Missile Base Rd.
Judsonia, AR 72081
501-729-5389
263rd Maint. Co. (1st Platoon) Red Beach Da Nang: March 1970 - December 1970
263rd Maint. Co. (3rd Platoon) Phu Bai: December 1970 - January 1971

Herzberger, Robert D. (SGT)
Avel Far North, Red Beach: 1968-1969
robert.herzberger@yahoo.com
1419 W. Main St.
Collinsville, IL 62234
618-344-8761
Avel North & Avel Far North: Nha Trang & Red Beach: August 1967 – June 1969
MOS: 35K20

Ista, Steven A. (SGT)
263rd Maint. Co. (LEM): Chu Lai
linda.ista76@gmail.com
Ista, Steven A. (Sgt)
10829 N. Princeville-Jubilee Rd.
Brimfield, Illinois 61517
309-643-0839
263rd Maintenance Co. (LEM), Chu Lai: 1970-1971
MOS: 35K20

Jackson, Vernon (CPT)
Avel Far North, Red Beach
longcuts@msn.com
AVEL Central Nov. '70 - Jun. '71. Phu Loi
AVEL Far No. (Red Beach Danang) Jun. '71 - Oct. '71.
Prior tour - 1st Sig Bd, ICTZ, Phu Bai Dec. '68 - Dec. '69

Johnson, Horace B. (SFC)
Avel Far, North Red Beach: 1968-1969
jjjohnson1934@troycable.net
26 Richardson Dr.
Daleville, AL 36322
334-598-3684
Avel Far North, Red Beach: April 1968 – April 1969
Also served with the 131st Aviation Co., 212th Combat Avn. Bn.
MOS: 31Q/35P4H
Retired Army Command Sergeant Major
Agent Orange

Kammerer, Norb (SGT)
263rd Maintenance Co. (LEM), Red Beach
nkam48041@yahoo.com
11480 Gilbert rd.
Riley, MI 48041
263rd Maintenance Co. (LEM), Red Beach: Dec. 1970 to Jan. 1972
MOS: 52B30
AGENT ORANGE

Kamody, Dennis
263rd Maint Co. (LEM), Avel Far North
dkamody@comcast.net
8 Whitney Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-606-8780
263 LEM, Avel Far North, Vung.Tau, Nha Trang, Da Nang, Phu Bai: May 1969 to August 1970

Kavalesky, Ed
Avel far North
ewkav2005-online@yahoo.com
2824 Decamp Rd.
Youngstown, OH 44511
He also served in Avel South

Kelly, James (SP4)
263rd Maint Co. (LEM) Chu Lai
jwkelly49@gmail.com
3071 Hazy Park Drive
Houston, TX
713-301-8159
jwkelly49@gmail.com
Avel Far North/263rd Maint. Co. (LEM), Chu Lai 1969 – 1970
MOS: 35M20
Also served in the 335th Maintenance
Served for 10 years - SP6

King, Daniel A. (SP/4)
Avel Far North, Red Beach
breeze@btc-bci.com
6899 44th St.
Bloomingdale, Michigan 49026
269-521-3880
Avel Far North, Red Beach: Oct. 1968 – July 1969
MOS: 35K20

Larson, Tom (SP/5)
263rd Maint Co. (LEM), Red Beach
109 Cascade Creek Rd.
Sitka, AK 99835
263rd Maint. Co. (LEM), Phu Bai, Red Beach: Aug. 1970-Sept. 1971
MOS 35k20

Lehman, Kenneth (SP/5)
263rd Maintenance Co. (LEM), Chu Lai
kdlbsl777@gmail.com
1402 Hartzell Rd.
New Haven, IN 46774
260-433-4317
263rd Maintenance Co. (LEM), Chu Lai: Sept. 1970 – Sept. 1971
kdlbsl777@gmail.com
MOS: 35K20
Comments: Found your site by accident, was amazed to find pictures of myself at Chu Lai

LHeureux, Raymond E. (SP/4)
Avel Far North, 1st Plt. Red Beach
lheureux_raymond@yahoo.com
138 Liberty St.
New Bedford, MA 02740
508-994-9893
Avel Far North, 1st Plt. Red Beach: 12 June 1968 to 5 June 1969
MOS: 35M20 Avn Nav Repair
AGENT ORANGE

Longcrier, Randy (SP/4)
263rd Maintenance Co. (LEM)
Randylongcrier@aol.com
1141 Waterbrooke Lane
Johnson City, TN 37604
263rd Maintenance Company, 2nd Plt., Chu Lai and Red Beach: 1971-1972
MOS: 35M20

Mangibin, Edmando (Sgt)
Avel Far North/263rd Maint. Co. (LEM), Red Beach
ed2munding@yahoo.com
2535 Kinoole St.
Hilo, HI 96720
808-937-7029
Avel Far North/263rd Maint. Co. (LEM), Red Beach: October 1969 – July 1971
MOS: 35M20
Army retired Sgt. Major

Marston, Keith (SP/5)
263rd Maint. Co., Da Nang
kem241a@verizon.net
23 Beech Cliff Dr.
Carlisle, PA 17015
717-697-4120
263rd Light Equipment Maintenance Co. (1st Platoon), Red Beach, Da Nang: March 1969 - April 1970

Martin, Steve (SGT)
Avel Far North (253rd LEM)
mountaineer456@comcast.net
4376 E. Snow Rd.
Berrien Springs, MI 49103
269-471-2376
Avel Far North: September 1969 - August 1971
263rd Light Equipment Maintenance Co.
AGENT ORANGE

McDonough, Mike (SP/5)
Avel Far North/263rd Maint. Co. (LEM): Red Beach
mmcdonough1@comcast.net
139 Pleasant St.
Woburn, MA 01801
781-589-0359
Avel Far North/263rd Maint. Co. (LEM): Red Beach: 1969 – 1970
MOS: 35L20
Agent Orange

McKinney, Mark S. (SP/4)
263rd LEM
msmckiny@sbcglobal.net
2360 S. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46225
317-373-5995
263rd Light Equipment Maintenance Co. (Red Beach, Da Nang): July 1971 – March 1972
MOS: 35N20
AGENT ORANGE

McClure, Don (SP/4)
263rd Maintenance Co. (LEM)
donandkaren@hughes.net
20822 W. Arlington Rd.
Buckeye, AZ 85326
263rd Maintenance Co. (LEM), Red Beach: Sept. 1970 / 1971
MOS: 35M20

Osgood, Gerald J. (SFC)
263rd Maint. Co.: Red Beach, Da Nang & Marble Mtn.
gnosgood@yahoo.com
207 Mallard Dr.
Lynchburg, VA 24503
434-386-5722
263rd Light Equipment Maintenance Co. (1st Platoon), Red Beach, Da Nang & Marble Mt.: 1972 – 1973

Parr, Russell (SP/5)
263rd Maint., Red Beach
RUSS.PARR@FRONTIER.COM
4608 168th Court NE
Redmond, WA 98052
425-652-9178
263rd Maint., Red Beach: Aug. 1970-Dec. 1971
RUSS.PARR@FRONTIER.COM
MOS: 35M20
Comments: I was surprised to find a picture of myself on the page for Marble Mountain GCA. (I transferred to GCA platoon after ~10 months @ Red Beach.)

Pearson, Ron (SP5)
263rd Maint. Co., Chu Lai
DIED 22 January 2021
Fulton, CA 95439
263rd Maint. Co. (LEM) 2nd Platoon, Chu Lai: Jan '70 to July '71
OS: 35M20
Assigned to 335th Trans., but worked for Avel

Pocklington, Curtis (SP/5)
Avel Far North, Chu Lai
capkap@gmail.com
1069 West Corriente Dr.
San TanValley, Az 85143
320-761-1232
Avel Far North, Chu Lai: Jan. 1968-Feb. 1969
MOS: 26d

Poirier, Peter C. (SGT)
Avel Far North, Chu Lai and Red Beach
peterc.poirier@gmail.com
908 Kings Cross
Virginia Beach VA 23452
757-498-3191
Avel Far North, Chu Lai and Red Beach: 1968
Also served on the USNS Corpus Christi Bay
MOS: 35M20
Comments: Original member of AFN from the 143rd Sig Det at Chu Lai

Reed, Oscar (SP/5)
263rd Maint Co. (LEM), Phu Bai
1121 Buttonwood Ct.
Lexington, KY 40515
859-272-0773
263rd Light Equipment Maintenance Co. (3rd Platoon), Phu Bai: 1969 - 1970

Reid, Ivey (SFC)
263rd Maintenance Co. (LEM)
263rd Maintenance Co. (LEM): 1969-1970
Died on 29 August 1999

Riffle, Dave (SP/5)
Avel far North/263rd Maint.: Da Nang & Phu Bai
ddtmrif@fuse.net
3217 Trailwood Ct.
Edgewood, KY 41017
859-750-8939
Avel Far North/263rd Maintenance Co. (LEM), Da Nang & Phu Bai: October 1969 – October 1970
MOS: 35M20

Schuknecht, Van (SP/5)
Avel Far North, Read Beach
Avel Far North, Read Beach: Feb. 1968-Aug. 1969
Died on 19 October 1986

Selleck, Michael J. (SP/5)
Avel Far North, Chu lai: 1969-1970
mikesav61@gmail.com
10608 Dorchester Road
Savannah, Ga 31406
912-659-1102
Avel Far North, 2nd Plt., Chu Lai: Aug 69 to Aug 70
MOS: 35M, but only worked as a 35L on night crew
Army Retired: 1st Sergeant

Skirpan, Steven (SP/5)
Avel Far North, Phu Bai
Steven was murdered in his home in Gary, Indiana on 4 December 1977.

Sozanski, Steven (Ski), (SP/5)
Avel Far North/263rd LEM, Da Nang & Phu Bai
stevesoz@comcast.net
61 Whites Path
S. Yarmouth, MA 02664
508-364-6179
Avel Far North/263rd LEM, 3rd Plt., Da Nang & Phu Bai: 11/23/68 – 6/30/70
MOS: 26M20

Staten, Carl S. (SP/5)
Avel Far North
Avel Far North: 1968-1969
Died in January 1912

Studt, Joseph (Sam)(SP/5)
263rd Maintenance Co. (LEM), Red Beach
samstudt@yahoo.com
302 9th Avenue
Hiawatha, IA 52233
319-378-9788
263rd Maintenance Co. (LEM), Red Beach: 1969-1970

Tavilla, Tony (SP/5)
263rd Maint. Co., Red Beach
ttavilla@juno.com
54 Pondside Dr.
Bolton. MA. 01740
978-505-9132
263rd Maintenance Co. (LEM), Red Beach, Da Nang: April 1970-April 1971
MOS: 35B20

Timberlake, Gary L. (SP/5)
263rd Maint. Co. (LEM), Chu Lai
gtimbe1970@aol.com
1200 Cedar Grove Rd.
Buckhead, GA 30625
404-915-0692
263rd Maint. Co. (LEM), 2nd Plt., Chu Lai: Oct 1969 – June 1971

Ward, Gary Ray (SP/5)
Avel Far North, Red Beach
honey02@comcast.net
122 South Forest Road
Chickamauga Georgia 30707
706-375-2391, Cell: 423-413-4316
Avel Far North, Red Beach: Sept. 1969-Sept. 1970
G.R.WARD@comcast.net
MOS: 35L20
AGENT ORANGE

Wells, Jim (SP/5)
Avel Far North 1969-1970
wellsjim@bellsouth.net
225 Friendship UMC Rd
Cochran, Georgia 31014
478-290-8767
Avel Far North, Da Nang & Phu Bai: Dec. 1969-Nov. 1970
MOS: 35L20
AGENT ORANGE

Wieland, Graham H. (SP/5)
263rd Maint. Co. (LEM), Red Beach
graham.wieland@va.gov
412 Orchard Spring Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
412-279-2261
263rd Maint. Co. (LEM), Red Beach: Nov. 1969 – Oct. 1971
MOS: 35L20

Wilkerson, Elvin L. (PFC)
263rd LEM, Red Beach
leewilkerson77@gmail.com
5905 Mayfair
Taylor, MI 48180
1-734-757-0579
263rd Maintenance Co. (LEM), Avel Far North, Red Beach: April 1971-February 1972
MOS: 35L20
Questions / Comments: I remember the names of some of the people in the pictures.
AGENT ORANGE

Williams, John (SSG)
263rd LEM, Red Beach
jowiiv@gmail.com
P.O. Box 4294
Incline Village, NV 89450
775-338-4031
263rd Maint. Co. (LEM), Red Beach: Dec. 1969-Dec. 1970
MOS: 35P
AGENT ORANGE

York, Marvin (SP/5)
Avel Far North, Red Beach
marvinyorkga@yahoo.com
88 Holly Dr.
Dawsonville, GA 30534
678-773-6331
Avel Far North, 1st Plt., Red Beach: 8 February 1968 – 8 February 1969
MOS: 26D20