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Others Who are No Longer with Us

American Forces Vietnam Network - AFVN

 TAPS -- A to M

"The Old Guard" - 3rd Infantry

​US Army

  • SP5 Barry Abrams, USA, died of leukemia in August 2009.   BIO
  • LTC James E.  Adams  LTC, USA  died on July 30, 2016  
  • MSG James L. Akin, USA, died in the early 70's from a heart attack.   BIO    Photo
  • SP4 Richard C. Akins, USA, died of cancer on March 31, 2009.    BIO
  • SP4 John D.Allgood, USA, died on 15 June 2006 at the age of 58.   BIO
  • MSgt Lewis N. "Joe" Allison, USAF, died of cancer on July 14, 2002.
  • SP5 James C. "Jim" Amross, USA, died on April 9, 2014 of a heart attack at age 68.
  • MSG  John Thomas Anderson, USA died in April 1988.   BIO   TET  POW
  • JOC Bryant J. Arbuckle, USN, died in 1976 of lung cancer.   BIO   Photo
  • SP4 Barry Armstrong, USA, died from exposure to Agent Orange in 2006.
  • SGT Roger Ashworth, USA, died pf cancer on January 15, 2011.   BIO
  • SP4 John Aubuchon, USA, died in 2003 of lung cancer.   BIO   TET   Photo

                 John was past president of the National Press Club.

  • SP5 David Austin, USA, died at age 42 in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • LTC DeForest Ballou III, USA, Network OIC, died of cancer on August 1, 1997. 

                  BIO   Photo

  • Sp4Steven F. Banks, USA, Network Supply, died of cancer on January 8, 2016 .
  • SP4 Ronald C. Bartlett, USA  TV Director, Saigon passed away on March 4, 2017.
  • William  Blessington, died in 2002.
  • CW3 Paul J. Blum, USA, died on September 11, 2014, cause unknown.
  • ​SFC Erich S. "Shelley" Blunt, died in early 2015, cause unknown.
  • RM1 Arthur K. Borland, USN  Saigon / Qui Nhon (Pleiku?) died on October 24,

                  2014     BIO

  • ETR-2 Barry Lee Brehm, USN  Saigon  died of cancer on May 21, 2017.   BIO  
  • SSgt. Dan Brereton, USMC, died in 1982 in a car accident.
  • SFC (LTC) Rutherford "Jack" Brice II, died on April 18, 2014.    BIO    Photo
  • SSgt William E. Buck, USMC, died at Fort Myers, FL on April 25, 2012, cause unknown.
  • SP5 Don Busser, USA, died early 1970's while at AFN Stuttgardt.   BIO  Photo
  • MSgt Ama B. Canada, USAF, died on August 22. 2011.
  • MajorJohn J. Canty,  USAF  Radio OIC, died on April 29, 2017.     BIO
  • Sgt. Ronald C. Carita, USMC, died  January 23,1998 of cancer [attributed to

                 Agent Orange].         BIO   Photo

  • COL Felix Casipit, USA, died in 1990 or so from a heart attack.   BIO   Photo
  • SP5 Robert J. "Bob" Casey, USA, died on October 18, 2016 at the age of 73   BIO
  • SFC John T. Cheeley, USA, died on November 16, 2014 at the age of 75.   
  • TSgt Donald Cotterell, USAF, died on January 16, 2016.
  • SSgt Adrian J. Cronauer, USAF, died on July 18, 2018 at age 79.   BIO
  • SSGT James A. Cross, USAF, died in November 2002 at age 65 of inoperable brain tumors.
  • Major Homer "Hal" S.Cutlip, USMC, passed away on September 25, 2015.
  • PH1  Kenneth E. Couch, USN, died on February 16th, 2015 at the age of 74.    BIO
  • SP5 Bruce E. Dadd, USA ,died on October 29, 1999 at the age of 55.
  • SSG Patrick Daigle, USA, died on September 19. 2010 at the age of 74.
  • Gabe Dalmath died in 2006 from kidney cancer.     Photo
  • MSG Donald F. "Dizzy" Dalton, USA, died June 20, 1991 in Utah.      BIO
  • TSgt Howard L. Davis, USAF, died May 16, 1995 in North Carolina.
  • SP5 Thomas Deaner, USA, died of cancer on May 12, 2007.   Photo
  • GySgt John A. Deering, USMC died of a heart attack on October 8, 2007 in

                Tennessee.     BIO   POW

  • SFC Acy O. Delaughter, Jr.USA, died of heart failure on May 26, 2006.   BIO
  • 1st Lt James V. DiBernardo, USMC, died in November 2009.   BIO   POW
  • John Doremus, AFRTS. died July 6, 1995.
  • CDR James D. "Jim" Eaves, USN, Network OIC, died of cancer on September 4, 

                1994.

  • SP5 John L. Egan, Jr. USA, Saigon,  died of cancer on November 11, 2009.   BIO
  • MSG George Elliot, USA,  Saigon, NCOIC, Engineering, is most likely deceased.
  • SP4 Ron Engelman, USA, died of lung cancer [attributed to Agent Orange] on August

                  29, 2007.

  • SP5 David Esch, USA,  Saigon, passed away due to prostate cancer on April 2,  

               2015      BIO  

  • SMG Lloyd Eyre, USA, died on September 25, 2004.
  • SP5 Thomas W. Firchow, USA, passsed away on April 26, 2015
  • MSgt Robert E. French, USMC, died on January 28, 2007
  • SP5 Gary W. Gears, USA, died February 1991 from a heart attack. 
  • CMSgt Edward Gleisberg, USAF, died on April 6, 2007 of an infection.   Photo
  • JOCS Winfield James "Jim" Gordon, USN died on March 1, 2002.
  • SFC Donat J."Don" Gouin, USA, Hue died in 2009 from complications of cancer

               surgery.    BIO   POW

  • SP4 Cramer Haas, USA, 66-67, died of a heart attack in January 1990.   BIO   Photo
  • SSgt Fred Haber, USA, 68-69 and 71-72, died on March 24, 1996 at the age of 56. 

                  BIO

  • SGM Emanuel F. "Manny" Harper, Jr. USA, died of complications of a stroke on

                   May 16, 2006.  BIO   Also AFRTS Archive

  • SP5 Jeffrey O. Hassell, USA,  68-69 died in a car wreck around 1977.
  • CPT Hugh W. Hastings, USA, 70-71, died on November 21, 2012 at the age of 73.
  • SSgt Everett Hemnes, USAF,  69-69, died on June 1, 2011.
  • SP5 Phillip W. Henry, USA, 70, died prior to 2014.
  • SFC John G. Hernandez, USA, died in September 1983 in Texas.
  • S1C Frank Holler, USN,  died in October 2015.   Photo
  • SSgt Donna Hollowell (Nee Murray), USMC, died in 1998.   Photo
  • SP4 Stephen A. Hundt, USA, 71-72, died on July 7, 2005 at age 57.
  • GySgt Arles R. "Jack" Ingram, USMC, 69, died on January 28, 2011.
  • CW2 Leamon C. Jarmon, USA, 69-70
  • LTC Arthur Jones, USA, Network Deputy OIC, 68, died on February 8, 2006.
  • MGySgt James G. Kyser, III, USMC   69-70  Died of cardiac problems on February          9, 2014   BIO
  • TSgt Calvin M. "Cal" LaMartainiere, USAF, 66-67 and 69, died December 9, 2010. 

               BIO   Photo

  • SSgt Ken Lamerand, USAF, 66-67
  • MSG Louis P. LaMonica, USA, died around 1995 from natural causes.
  • Capt John C. Lamson, USMC, died in 1989 after a heart attack.  BIO    Photo
  • MSgt Charles "Chuck" Lanford, USAF, died on November 14, 2003 from cancer.
  • JOC John Joseph "Jack" Leigh, USN, died in 2003 from cancer.
  • Ms. Rosalie R. Lenahan, Special Services, 63-64. date and cause unknown.
  • Capt. Joseph A. Leonski. ISMC, died of  pancreatic cancer on February 14, 2007.
  • Jamie Cook Lewis, Volunteer Weather Girl, died in an auto accident on September 12, 2016
  • CW4 William Lilley, USA, died approx 1975 from natural causes.
  • SP5 Terence J. "Terry" Loughery, USA, 69-70, died on July 13, 2007 from

                 cancer.    Photo

  • SP5 Joel R. Lyons, USA  News, Saigon  67-68  
  • SFC Robrt E. "Bob" MacAthur, USA  69-70, died in 2010.
  • SFC Donald "Joe" Maggart, USA,  69-70  Died in 1997 from complications of

                 diabetes.

  • MSgt Herbert Manchester, USAF,  66   Photo
  • SSgt Robert "Bob" Mandler, USMC, 68-69  Died in late July 2018.
  • MGySgt Wayne M. "Matt" Matheson, USMC  Died November 1, 1998.    Photo
  • SP4 Roger "Roger Ramjet" / "Rocket Rog" Marcotte, USA  Died in July 2014.  His

                 wife  passed away in October 2014.

  • Sgt Thomas F. McCune, USMC, died in the 1980's after a heart attack.
  • GySgt John McKay, USMC, died around 1996 from a heart attack.   Photo
  • MSG Chester C. McNeese, USA, 69 / 70-71, died in 1997 of kidney failure.  Photo
  • SP6 Tom Minor, USA, died at age 65 in Kokomo, IN, on August 25, 2014.
  • MSgt Walter C. Mohnsen, Jr., USAF, 67-68, died on May 7, 2002. 


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