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
crissbrownemail@gmail.com
2864 N. Greenbrier Rd.
Long Beach, CA 90815
562-421-2186
263rd Maint. Co. (LEM), 1st Plt. Red Beach, Da Nang: 1969 – 1970

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
normfx@gmail.com
P.O. Box 15068
Phoenix, AZ 85060
602-476-3036
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

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.)

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