59th LAND CLEARING COMPANY

WELCOME 

This is the first guestbook and will be updated as the old one gets full.


 


 

Name:

R T Wood

E-mail address:

bigwood4sale@yahoo.com

Unit:

CoC 1-108thAvn.

Home:

Hutchinson Kansas

Comments:

My brother served with 59th in 1969 he has passed a way few years a go.To all of you who served I say welcome home

Thursday, August 23rd 2007 - 03:27:44 PM




 

Name:

jimmy collinsallie@

E-mail address:

allie@twinlaks.com

Unit:

20bg46eng

Home:

allons tn

Wednesday, August 8th 2007 - 11:09:21 PM




 

Name:

Phil 'Mac' McGuire

E-mail address:

coorsair@rnetinc.net

Unit:

62nd Eng. LC - A co.

Home:

Nashville, Indiana

Comments:

I was a 10 ton driver with the 62nd LC from it's beginning.
Some of us had been with the 573rd Engineer Float Bridge
Battalion. When I got in country in October 68 the 573rd
was deactivating. I was assigned a 5 ton bridge truck and
made some runs to Newport docks and brought supplies back
to Long Binh. In late 68 the word came down that there was
going to be a new land clearing battalion formed and they
needed 10 ton drivers. Volunteering was a no brainer for me. We were a motley bunch but fit in well with the plow
companies and the 'Gypsy' lifestyle suited me just fine.
I enjoyed this site immensely. It is by far the best that I've seen.

Saturday, August 4th 2007 - 01:48:01 AM




 

Name:

sells, carl

E-mail address:

lccutter3@hotmail.com

Unit:

501st

Home:

fairfax, va

Monday, July 30th 2007 - 06:02:38 PM




 

Name:

glen kemp

E-mail address:

gkemp@cfl.rr.com

Unit:

DCAT 70 MACV/ 196th Lt. Inf. Bde

Home:

St. Cloud, Fl

Comments:

In the Nam 71-72 first served with Advisory team 70 in Lai Khe then with 196th in Da Nang and came home when the "Burning Worm" stood down and was the last Inf. Bde to leave Nam

Screwed up from Agent Orange had my prostrate removed due to cancer Jan 07. Totaly Dissabled.

God Bless all that served and to all that ran to canada
Screw ya and Jane Fonda too.

Wednesday, July 25th 2007 - 04:08:43 PM




 

Name:

Les

E-mail address:

Wherestheace@aol.com

Homepage URL:

http://687thlandclearing.com

Unit:

687th LCC

Home:

NM

Comments:

Sounds like everybody had a great time at reunion. Ours was great in Pontoon Beach also. Strong brotherhood among
Land Clearing Brothers.
Great site Tim!!

Tuesday, July 10th 2007 - 11:11:28 AM




 

Name:

Roger Smith

E-mail address:

bushwacker59@comcast.nte

Unit:

59th 70/71

Home:

Murray utah

Comments:

I was on the 59th index page and saw a couple of names missing myself and Matt Pyeatt. hope they dont think we are dead or something seeing that we were at the last reunion in nashville just kidding about being dead hope everyone is ok and doing well.

Sunday, July 8th 2007 - 06:06:30 PM




 

Name:

roger smith

Unit:

59th eng 70/71

Home:

murray utah

Comments:

Thanks for a great time at the reunion this year it was great time seeing you guys again after all this time and I hope to see you again at the next one.

Wednesday, July 4th 2007 - 10:13:33 PM



 

Name:

MICKEY BLANCHFORD

E-mail address:

mickey@bigsky.net

Homepage URL:

http://www.fortirwin2vietnam36theng.org/HOME.html

Comments:

Great site! I served in Vietnam 5 SEP to 15 OCT 68. Our web site is http:// We would like to add you to our links and you link us to your site. I am damn proud to say I served in Viet nam. Welcom home

Wednesday, June 27th 2007 - 12:42:25 AM




 

Name:

Stephanie Hendrickson

E-mail address:

shendrickson_16@hotmail.com

Home:

Harmony MN

Comments:

Im the granddaughter of Jack R. Ranslow from Faribault MN and i just heard about ur awsome reunion in Nashville Tennessee!!!! my Grandpa, and Grandma had a great time and Grandpa was glad to see all his old buddies again...HI Tim!!! They cant wait until the next one...but until then cya!!! Keep in touch :) =)

Tuesday, June 26th 2007 - 07:53:01 PM




 

Name:

Annette Martens

E-mail address:

tamartens@alliancecom.net

Comments:

Just got home today from the reunion in Nashville. Words can not express how wonderful it was to see all the 59'ers I had met before and seeing them again. It was also great meeting all the new guys that came to the reunion. All of those that worked so hard at setting it up - good job. It is a real honor to be able to say that I know you guys and a priveledge to have you as friends.

Tuesday, June 26th 2007 - 07:18:02 PM




 

Name:

JOSEPH MILLER

E-mail address:

JOSEPHMILLER803@AOL.COM

Comments:

1/68 TO 1/69 CO C 18TH ENG BDG (CBT)14TH BATT.WAS CALL LITTIL JOE FROM BALTIMORE.

Sunday, June 17th 2007 - 08:42:05 PM




 

Name:

Walter A. Lester

E-mail address:

walterlester@bellsouth.net

Unit:

39th.Engr.Bn.(CBT)

Home:

Mt.Sterling, Ky.

Comments:

You guys were the best I know. For some of you that were in Chu Lai from Aug.70-71,I was in C.Company and was commo chief for the last 5 months I was in country.Many of you watched the movies I showed in the C.company area. Welcome home to all of you in the 59th.and 137th.

Tuesday, June 5th 2007 - 06:51:01 PM




 

Name:

Duane Pyeatt

E-mail address:

duane.pyeatt@cox.net

Comments:

I just wanted to send a quick note to say, "Thank you for serving"! My dad Mat Pyeatt served with your unit and I am very proud of him and all of you who gave so much for our country. I am going to retire out of the Navy after 20 years. It will be on Oct 19th, 2007 in Chesapeake VA. If any of you would like to join me and my family and my father, Mat Pyeatt, you are cordially invited to attend. Let me know, my email is terriepyeatt@cox.net and my number is 757-204-4994.
Thank you all so much for a wonderful website and I would love to join you all in Tennessee. God Bless!

Duane Pyeatt
1908 Benefit Rd
Chesapeake, VA 23322.

Wednesday, May 23rd 2007 - 09:32:04 AM




 

Name:

Ron Quezada

E-mail address:

blackknight@defuniak.com

Homepage URL:

http://www.3-5cav-blackknights.org

Unit:

HHT & B-troop

Home:

Ponce De Leon, Fl

Comments:

Welcome home. Nice website but it failed to mention the unit that pulled security for the engineers when building route 547 to the A-Shau Valley which was the 3/5 Armored Cavalry, "THE BASTARD CAV". Shared a few meals and bowls with you guys from May 1969 to September 1969.

Keeping us together, together,
Ron Quezada, Founder & Past Pres.
June 1987 - June 2003
BLACK KNIGHTS
BROTHER IN ARMS

Thursday, May 17th 2007 - 11:03:13 AM




 

Name:

Rick Beach

E-mail address:

scudrunr5275@yahoo.com

Unit:

B Trp 3/5 Cav

Comments:

Welcome Home.
I am looking for a Rome Plow Operator named Sonny Burns
From L.A, He was with us in the Ashau. email me at scudrunr5275@yahoo.com

Best Regards
Rick

Monday, May 14th 2007 - 04:04:36 AM




 

Name:

phyllip pacheco

E-mail address:

steelmusicman@yahoo.com

Unit:

59thlc

Home:

bacliff texas

Comments:

hi tim just a line to let you know that I'm fine and playing 6 nights a week o hope i can make the renuon this year.i will let you know ok

Friday, May 11th 2007 - 03:49:34 PM




 

Name:

CLARENCE JUDKINS

E-mail address:

clarjudkins@yahoo.com

Unit:

59th eng lc

Home:

birmingham,alabama

Comments:

THIS SITE HAS BROUGHT BACK MANY HAPPY AND SAD MEM0RIES. THANKS FOR A JOB WELL DONE

Thursday, May 10th 2007 - 07:22:51 PM




 

Name:

Shannon Marquardt

E-mail address:

RichardShimek@msn.com

Comments:

I am the sister of Gordon Swacina, who served in your company. He survived Vietnam only to serve in area 51 in Nevada as a civilian resulting in his exposure to radiation. He died of radiation induced leukemia on December 10, 1996. He was born November 18, 1944. He was on active duty in Panama when diagnosed with leukemia. The Army took SEVEN months to approve his bone marrow transplant and approved it only after a letter writing campaign to Congress. By that time, his leukemia had advanced to the point where it would be much more difficult to cure. He was one of the victrms of POOR HEALTH CARE FOR SOLDIERS. I encourage those in his unit to write letters to Congress and inform them that soldiers DESERVE THE VERY BEST HEALTH CARE, NOT THE WORSE. Criminals receive better care then our soldiers!

Sincerely,
Shannon Marquardt
sister of Gordon Swacina

Wednesday, April 25th 2007 - 02:06:21 AM




 

Name:

edward crane

E-mail address:

e_crane3@hotmail.com

Unit:

59th company

Home:

trevose pa 19053

Comments:

hi everybody,
I did not know you guys where out their.
Someone contacted my son on e-mail and asked about me.
It was good to see some of the old pictures.
ed crane

Thursday, March 15th 2007 - 03:56:59 PM




 

Name:

MICHAEL PHELIX

E-mail address:

UNCLEMIKEY07

Comments:

I WOULD LIKE THE THANK THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO FOUGHT IN THE VIET NAM WAR, AS WELL AS THE ALL THE FELLOW VETS AND FRIENDS WHO HAVE KEPT MY UNCLE STEVES MEMORIES ALIVE FOR THE LAST36 YEARS. THANKS AND GOD BLESS

Tuesday, March 13th 2007 - 10:54:54 PM




 

Name:

MICHAEL PHELIX

E-mail address:

UNCLEMIKEY07@PEOPLEPC.COM

Comments:

JUST TRYING TO GET SOME INFORMATION ON MY UNCLE, STEPHEN RAY PHELIX. HE WAS KILLED ON MARCH 14 1971. ANY INFORMATION WOULD BE APPRICIATED.

Thursday, March 8th 2007 - 09:40:24 PM




 

Name:

Les

E-mail address:

wherestheace@aol.com

Unit:

687th LandClearing

Home:

NM

Comments:

Great site!! I served with the 687th LCC, searching for brothers of the 687th 1968-1971. Have located 150 comrades, still searching for others. Next reunion is in Pontoon Beach, Ill June 9-10, 2007
Webpage 687thlandclearing.homestead.com Enter
WELCOME HOME BROTHERS

Wednesday, March 7th 2007 - 10:59:52 AM




 

Name:

Larry M. Campbell

E-mail address:

lc76063@yahoo.com

Unit:

137th L.E.& 59th L.C.

Comments:

Ever time i look at the guestbook i see new more members are have check us out. One member lives here in Mansfield Tx. his home town he was with the 59th in 69/70 we have talk on the phone but have'nt ment yet his name is Vic Masters.He did'nt know about the web site but he does now. Thanks Tim for finding Terry Deitz for me. Larry

Tuesday, February 27th 2007 - 05:56:51 AM




 

Name:

Larry M. Campbell

E-mail address:

lc76063@yahoo.com

Unit:

137th L.E.& 59th L.C.

Comments:

Ever time i look at the guestbook i see new more members are have check us out. One member lives here in Mansfield Tx. his home town he was with the 59th in 69/70 we have talk on the phone but have'nt ment yet his name is Vic Masters.He did'nt know about the web site but he does now. Thanks Tim for finding Terry Deitz for me. Larry

Tuesday, February 27th 2007 - 05:47:34 AM




 

Name:

Reuben Martin Garcia

E-mail address:

fallenangel_20007@yahoo.com

Unit:

59th L.C. 68-69

Home:

Ca.

Comments:


Thank You Sonny,Butch,and Tim for your concern about me when you don't hear from me for a while.
There is a Brother Hood for those of us who served in Viet Nam with the 59th Land Clearing that will last beyond this Lifetime Itself.

Love You Guys As I love The 59th.

Brother Reuben

Thursday, February 1st 2007 - 02:17:22 PM




 

Name:

ERNIE PLACE

E-mail address:

assemblere@msn.comms

Homepage URL:

http://msn.com

Unit:

hhc 45th engineers formely co d 87th engineers

Home:

boston

Comments:

was at phu nbai came up from cam rhan bay around august 68 to evans was operations clerk for HHC spent a lot of time at nancy, sally and dong ha my op sgt liked to go where the action wAS DOES ANYONE REMEMBER SGT SHURLLING OR LT WALKER DOES ANYONE REMEBER FIREBASE TOMAHAWK WE HAD TO CLEAN UP AFTER IT WAS OVERRUN DEC 68 YA THAT WAS DURING THE TRUCE NOT MANY OF US LEFT HAVE CLAIM IN FOR PTSD LOST MY RECORDS GOT EVIDENCE FROM REBUILT FOLDER TYPICAL GOVERMENT HUH WELL I DON,NT CARE IF IT TAKES FOREVER I,M NOT GOING AWAY OH WELL NICE HEARING FROM SOME BROTHERS LIKE PHU BAI IS ALRIGHT HAVE THIS ON MY BIKE

Thursday, January 25th 2007 - 08:23:14 PM




 

Name:

Bartholomew Maher

E-mail address:

BMaher1@TampaBayRR.com

Unit:

59LCC

Home:

St. Petersburg, Fla.

Comments:

Does anyone remember Charles Folsom from Valdosta, Ga.? He was called "Gomer". How about Brzezinski? He was called "Zoom-zoom". If I'm correct he was from somewhere in Michigan. Any ideas?

Saturday, January 20th 2007 - 11:12:22 AM




 

Name:

ernest place

E-mail address:

assemblere@msn.comms

Homepage URL:

http://msn.com

Unit:

co d 87th engineer

Home:

phu bai

Comments:

was operations clerk 68-69 spent a lot of time on Ql1 and Ql9 my operations sgt shurlling liked the action was in nam for 3 years married to vietnam girl vollentered for every crazy mission does anyone remember lz tomahawk near hai van pass spent two weeks at lz sally clearing the tree line does anyone remember this unit

Wednesday, January 17th 2007 - 05:37:22 PM




 

Name:

Vern VanCurler

E-mail address:

jeepster@oreognfast.net

Unit:

595th LE

Home:

Mapleton Oregon

Comments:

I was in the 86th headquarters company. We were tdy to the 595th LE. I drove a lowboy hauling the plow's, have many photo's of the rome plows.
Was in country from sept 1 1967 to sept 1 1968.
Still alive and kicking,
The Oregon Kid

Tuesday, January 16th 2007 - 04:53:55 PM




 

Name:

RANDY HARDEN

Comments:

MY FATHER WAS THERE.I WANT TO SAY THANK YOU.

Tuesday, January 16th 2007 - 09:30:20 AM




 

Name:

Richard Dropik

E-mail address:

ramsdropik@cox.net

Unit:

697th LCC

Comments:

Comment: Looking for those that may have been with the 697th LCC in 1971 when it was deactiveated.Please contact me at my e-mail address. Thanks,

Tuesday, January 16th 2007 - 09:29:03 AM




 

Name:

bobby frost

E-mail address:

boyours@comcast.net

Unit:

59LC

Home:

loganville,Georgia

Comments:

I am going to be in Nashville.

Saturday, December 16th 2006 - 10:43:10 AM




 

Name:

Robert Steele

E-mail address:

hikerrobert@sbcglobal.net

Unit:

59th/ 507th

Home:

Modesto, Ca.

Comments:

I would like to say Thank You to all the people who put this web site together. I also would like to say Thank You to Butch Bowman for taking the time to write me. This an awesome web page. I hope to contribute some pictures of
Camp Haskins. I was there from Sept.1971 to Dec 1971. I would like to post my address and and phone number.I was there during rabies out break and the typhoon. I hope to hear from anybody.

Robert Steele
If you would like to contact me, please send an email to the webmaster.

Monday, December 4th 2006 - 06:07:13 AM




 

Name:

bob snyder

E-mail address:

stupidlittleman@peoplepc.com

Comments:

my new e-mail stupidlittleman@peoplepc.com and new phone #740-622-1909

Thursday, November 23rd 2006 - 06:58:33 PM




 

Name:

ClaudeTerryDeitz

E-mail address:

thebear50@verizon.net

Unit:

59th LC, 39th Eng,

Home:

Apple VAlley, CA

Comments:

I experience memory loss as a result of my injuries, and was absolutely blown away when I received a letter in the mail from Butch Bowman 35 years after I left the War. I am so grateful to be remembered as a member of the greatest unit ever to serve in the Nam. I still have my "Professional Land Clearers" watch fob from CAT. Serving in the 59th was a life changing event for me, that I cherish. Thank you so much for remembering me. I am truly honored. I woould love to attend a reunion to make new friends of old ones. Please forgive me if I don't recall your names.

Thursday, November 23rd 2006 - 10:46:15 AM




 

Name:

Danny Tolley

E-mail address:

tolleyd@earthlink.net

Comments:

was in 59th early1969

Friday, November 17th 2006 - 12:10:30 PM




 

Name:

garry ted jones

E-mail address:

hopper2@twlakes.net

Unit:

59th 12/69-11/70

Home:

cookeville tn

Comments:

plan on attending the 2007 reunion down the road in nashville and looking foward to seeing old frinds. looking at the pics from the past reunions everyone sure have goten ugly like myself. great bunch of men i served with. the very best to everyone. jonesy

Thursday, November 9th 2006 - 08:56:17 AM




 

Name:

Frank Shiffer

E-mail address:

frankshiffer@bellsouth.net

Unit:

59th LC

Home:

Jefferson City, TN

Comments:

Served with the 59th from 1971 to 1972, known as the dufflebag baby cuz of my young looks. Remember, Tiny, John Fellerman, Dave Slonaker, Kent Yoder, saw Ken this year, Frank Pendergrass, Sgt Iggy or Itchy, Boston Bob, George of the Jungle, and I have a bunch of pic's of the Dozers. I operated #93. Got the rabies, the big fight at the motor pool with all the Korean dancers, and so on. Just got a letter from Merrill Bowman and will give him a call and Kent's contact info. Thanks for setting up the site. Frank

Thursday, November 2nd 2006 - 09:19:19 AM




 

Name:

Chris Leusink

E-mail address:

chris_leusink@hotmail.com

Home:

Hull, IA

Comments:

I'm the son of stanley Leusink. I would like to thank you for the link for my father, it is greatly appreciated. I have attended a few of the reunions and me and my mom still do and we have a great time. God bless you all...

Tuesday, October 24th 2006 - 12:46:59 AM




 

Name:

Harold Pendergrass

E-mail address:

frapendergra@alltel.net

Unit:

59th

Home:

Winder, Ga.

Comments:

Tim, this is my new email address. seems like the days get harder the older I get, is it just me or is it going around any way I hope all you brave brothers are doing OK. or is SNAFU.

Harold
AKA
Giant

Monday, October 9th 2006 - 12:58:35 PM




 

Name:

Joe Walsh

E-mail address:

wabush49@aol.com

Unit:

1/6th, 198th,charlie co

Home:

Pa.

Comments:

I was with 1/6th 198th,charli co. and we supplied security while you did the clearing around Mai Lai. I can't recall month but one of your mine sweepers hit a booby trap and I gave him first aid until medivac arrived. I never heard who he was or how he made out. Does anyone recall any such incidents. This has always haunted me for all these years and I would appreciate any response. Thank You

Monday, September 25th 2006 - 01:00:41 PM




 

Name:

Raymond Daniels

E-mail address:

raymonddaniels@bellsouth.net

Unit:

84 th eng.

Comments:

Was in phu bai march of 1971 to nov. 1971

Thursday, September 14th 2006 - 02:56:41 AM




 

Name:

kenneth leon coleman

E-mail address:

coleman1464@sbcglobal.net

Unit:

D Co.87th 45grp 18thbde

Home:

okc,ok

Comments:

GReat site,and brought alot of memories back.First part of 1969 at phu-bai,then boyd,and last besides a river on rte 547.Driving a dump hauling rock or whatever.Their is none equal to work that was done by the 59th in the ashua.i was with 1st plt.co d,87bn,but so many engineers it was hard to tell one from another.Thanks for your site. kenneth.

Wednesday, September 6th 2006 - 02:42:04 AM




 

Name:

KEN COFFEE

E-mail address:

BONESCOFFEE5@AOL.COM

Unit:

59TH

Home:

OSTRANDER,OH

Comments:

TIM THIS SITE GETS BETTER EVERY TIME I'AM ON IT.TALK TO YOU LATER.

Sunday, September 3rd 2006 - 07:44:58 PM




 

Name:

BOB SNYDER

E-mail address:

STUPIDLITTLEMAN50@HOTMAIL.COM

Unit:

59TH

Home:

COSHOCTON OHIO

Comments:

CHANGE E-MAIL ADDRESS NEW STREET ADDRESS 349 S 9TH

Thursday, August 31st 2006 - 06:34:13 PM




 

Name:

michael hill

E-mail address:

michaelhill@rr.com

Unit:

59th LC

Monday, August 28th 2006 - 03:13:34 PM




 

Name:

Tim Botts

Homepage URL:

http://You're lookin at it!

Unit:

59th

Home:

Indiana

Comments:

Everytime I look at this guestbook I get big tears in my eyes, you guys are the greatest, you are what keeps the memory alive. God Bless each and every one of you. I'm sure there is a place in Heaven for you because you spent your time in Hell.

Lest we forget!

Wednesday, July 19th 2006 - 02:36:48 PM




 

Name:

Sharon Orr

E-mail address:

smorr64@aol.com

Comments:

My brother, 1st Lt Larry Martin served with Company B, 26th Engineers. He was killed in action On June 17, 1969 on the Batangan Peninsula.

Wednesday, July 12th 2006 - 07:20:12 PM




 

Name:

Hugh Silvernale

E-mail address:

snale4315@yahoo.com

Unit:

39th Engr Bn

Home:

Kansas

Comments:

Excellent site. PltLdr 3/B/39EB '66-67 TuyHoa to ChuLai.
S3 HQ/39EB '70 ChuLai to DaNang. Very happy to have worked with the 59th.

Sunday, July 9th 2006 - 02:59:12 PM




 

Name:

MERRILL R. ALLRED

E-mail address:

rallred@woh.rr.com

Unit:

59th eng LC

Home:

troy oh

Comments:

very good site thanks of the memories. been a long time since 70-71

Tuesday, July 4th 2006 - 11:34:08 AM




 

Name:

john Doc Kelley

E-mail address:

snakeriver@kon-x.com

Homepage URL:

http://netscape

Unit:

27th land clearing team

Comments:

new e-mail address: snakeriver@kon-x.com

Tuesday, June 13th 2006 - 03:43:58 PM




 

Name:

Arthur "R.C." Casto, Sr.

E-mail address:

Acastosr@aol.com

Unit:

2nd Plt, B, 1/6th, 198th LIB

Home:

Culloden, WV 25510

Comments:

I helped pull security for the 59th, from July thru September 1970. I never did get use to riding on the APC's. I also helped clear out the tunnels that you uncovered. We used smoke with fans and the smoke would shoot up all over the place.......God Bless Each and Everyone of You All.

Sunday, June 4th 2006 - 09:19:17 PM




 

Name:

TEd Rice

E-mail address:

Namvet15msmylin2@aol.com

Unit:

Co A 1st Bn 5th Inf (M) 2nd Bde 25ID

Home:

KC MO right now

Comments:

I met one of youre heros from and have been blessed as he has become my best friend. Giant is one tough Dude. My hat is off to all of you and I salute you

Ted Rice
Three Tour Nam vet
65-66-67-68

Wednesday, May 24th 2006 - 07:45:02 PM




 

Name:

Danny Idom

E-mail address:

wannago@wirelessbeehive.com

Unit:

687th & 59th

Home:

Erda Utah

Comments:

I rememebered a time when we were on our way to a new location I think it was on the way to Dewey Canyon, anyways we were having our sharks moved by 10 tons, the driver of the 10 ton let me drive, it was great and all was well until our convoy stopped and I didn't. I ran his truck and my dozer up onto the back end of the unit in front of me, messed everything up, I dont remember who it was but sorry, HA HA

Saturday, May 20th 2006 - 12:16:41 AM




 

Name:

bob snyder

E-mail address:

stupidlittleman1@aol.com

Unit:

59th

Home:

coshocton ohio

Comments:

wellcome back red

Wednesday, May 17th 2006 - 04:45:17 PM




 

Name:

bob snyder

E-mail address:

stupidlittleman1@aol.com

Homepage URL:

http://59thwebsite

Unit:

59th

Home:

coshocton ohio

Comments:

see you at next reunion be there red wellcome home guys

Monday, May 15th 2006 - 07:00:33 PM




 

Name:

Larry M. Campbell

E-mail address:

lc76063@yahoo.com

Unit:

137thLE.-59THLC.

Home:

Mansfield TX.76063

Comments:

Every time i check the guestbook i see just how well and the time that Tim has put in to this and ever thing that has to do with the 59thLC. Thank you for all you have done for us and the 59th.

Friday, April 21st 2006 - 04:32:03 AM




 

Name:

John "Doc" Kelley

E-mail address:

jlk@inreach.com

Unit:

27thlct/168th engineers

Comments:

My name is John "Doc" Kelley I was a senior medic with the original 27th lct from March-1967 to March-1968. I would like to hear from any jungle eaters or bushwackers. Welcome home guys. Doc "We where winning when I left"

Monday, April 10th 2006 - 01:57:15 PM




 

Name:

John "Doc" Kelley

E-mail address:

jlk@inreach.com

Unit:

27thlct/168th engineers

Comments:

My name is John "Doc" Kelley I was a senior medic with the original 27th lct from March-1967 to March-1968. I would like to hear from any jungle eaters or bushwackers. Welcome hume guys. Doc "We where winning when I left"

Monday, April 10th 2006 - 01:54:16 PM




 

Name:

Fred O. Brinkman

E-mail address:

fbrinkman@cebridge.net

Unit:

59th LC

Home:

Houston, TX

Comments:

I was with the 59th from July 1969 until January 1970. I was then transferred to the 45th Group (heavy junk section) in Chulai.

Thursday, March 16th 2006 - 08:40:11 PM




 

Name:

Ron Madlem

E-mail address:

rmadlem@charter.net

Unit:

59th L.C.

Home:

Washington, IN

Comments:

Served In Nam with a great bunch of guys. Served from December, 1970 to December 1971. I am very interested in attending the 59th L. C. reunions. Please let me know when the next one is.

Sunday, March 12th 2006 - 07:38:24 AM

 




 

Name:

Danny Idom

E-mail address:

wannago@wireless beehive.com

Unit:

59th Land Clearing Co.

Home:

Erda, Utah

Comments:

I am just now trying to deal with the feelings of giult and shame for not having been with you when the mortars came in and took the lives of my friends and maimed so many others, I miss all of you and I am so glad that I found this site, after we were de-activated I became so disalusioned with my country and myself that I gave up.
But now as I look back and reflect on the service that we gave and the conditiones we served in that I can hold my head up and have respect for myself as I always have for all of you.

Wednesday, March 8th 2006 - 06:52:18 PM




 

Name:

Larry M Campbell

E-mail address:

rawbone@sbcglobal.net

Unit:

59th LC

Home:

Mansfield Tx.

Comments:

was listed under another e-mail address but the bill did not get payed on time while i was in the VA hospital in Dallas.I have type 2 diabetes mellitus and neuropathy in both legs feet.The VA saids it is presumably caused by exposure to Agent Orange. If your bloodsugar is higher than 110 and climbing get a grip on it, They want tell you that your on you way to being a diabetic your bloodsugar goes over 200,thats what i told mine was 687 and now iam on insulin shots twice a day.If your not on the Agent Orange Roster get on it!!! Larry Campbell

Sunday, February 26th 2006 - 07:58:37 AM




 

Name:

Larry E. Bolstad "Dagwood"

E-mail address:

mlbolstad@aol.com

Unit:

59thLC 70-71

Home:

LaCrosse,WI

Wednesday, February 15th 2006 - 12:11:48 AM




 

Name:

R.T. Wood

E-mail address:

bigwood4sale@yahoo.com

Unit:

257 sig, 65

Home:

Hutchinson, Ks.

Comments:

I enjoyed the website, I enjoyed see the pictures of my brother. Terry passed away at the age of 38 of heart attack. Terry spoke highly of the men he served in Vietnam with.

Thursday, February 2nd 2006 - 10:16:46 PM




 

Name:

paul morris

E-mail address:

mandmgunandtackle@verizon.net

Unit:

59th lc

Home:

west union wva

Saturday, January 28th 2006 - 03:47:50 PM




 

Name:

Diane Hughes

E-mail address:

dhughes@fumc-clw.com

Unit:

59th

Home:

Clearwater, Fl

Comments:

My husband, 1st Lt.Ron Hughes, served 1968-69 in the Au-shaw Valley. He passed March, 2003 after a 3 year battle with squamous cell cancer in his neck. Of course the VA denies any connection to Agent Orange. Do any of you know any others with type cancer and if they rec'd benefits? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Diane


Monday, January 9th 2006 - 01:05:24 PM




 

Name:

Reuben Martin Garcia

E-mail address:

fallenangel_20007@yahoo.com

Unit:

59th 68-69

Comments:

Merry Christmas to all who were in the 59th especially
to Stoney,Butch,And Tim.(Thanks for the Help)
God Bless You.


Brother Reuben

Saturday, December 24th 2005 - 08:39:03 PM




 

Name:

Larry Campbell

E-mail address:

lc76063@sbcglobal.net

Unit:

59th LC

Home:

Mansfield TX.

Comments:

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all you 59nrs and the best of all to you Tim.

Saturday, December 24th 2005 - 09:28:28 AM




 

Name:

BOB EVANS

E-mail address:

REVANS4071@AOL

Unit:

59 TH LC

Home:

RED BANK,NJ

Comments:

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A GREAT NEW YEAR TO ALL OF YOU.

Friday, December 23rd 2005 - 06:31:07 PM




 

Name:

jackie pounds

E-mail address:

jegoltry@cfl.rr.com

Unit:

59th lcc

Comments:

wishing you all a merry christmas and happy new year and god bless you guys

Thursday, December 22nd 2005 - 10:18:12 AM




 

Name:

Larry m. Campbell Spc.5

E-mail address:

lc76063@sbcglobal.net

Unit:

59th LC.

Home:

Mansfield TX.

Comments:

I came over from the 137th when they stould down i was in the same hooch with David Courty Larry Durry Frank BELL AND Jamie he was called Yoygie. THANKS Farnk for takeing up forthe new guy in the pt. it might of been bad for me! When the 59th stood down me and Crouty went to the 557th LE in Phu Loi Are any of you guys have any medical problems from duty in Vietnam, Ive got Neuropathy,very high blood pressure,ears that dont hear very well,andi have type 11 diabetes.

Friday, December 9th 2005 - 07:22:02 AM




 

Name:

Elmer L. Sinnett

E-mail address:

jrsinnett@sigecom.net

Unit:

59th

Home:

Evansville In

Wednesday, December 7th 2005 - 08:15:19 PM




 

Name:

EARL YAUGER

E-mail address:

brutus312@sbcglobal.net

Unit:

" D "Co. 14th Eng's

Home:

Uniontown,Pa.

Comments:

Hello to all!! I was at Camp Evans from 4/68 to 4/69. I was in the motor pool. Would love to hear from anyone from the 14th or any where in Nam. I have many names & phone #'s of guy's from the 14th if anyone is trying to find somebody. You can e-mail me or call me at 614-870-9403.

Your Friend,Earl Yauger

Wednesday, December 7th 2005 - 01:08:16 AM




 

 

Name:

Tina Wood Swyers

E-mail address:

susetteswyers@yahoo.com

Comments:

The moving Viet Nam Memorial wall came through Independence, Kansas last month (October) and I was finally able to see the names of those killed in my husband's (Terry Lee Wood) unit. I remember the day he received the letter telling him they were killed and how terrible hard it was for him. Terry died of a heart attack on June 23, 1985. They will never be forgotten.

Wednesday, November 9th 2005 - 09:06:53 AM




 

Name:

David E Hayes

E-mail address:

davidehayes@fuse.net

Unit:

VA75 [Naval air]

Comments:

First A6 squad in combat 1965.

Sunday, November 6th 2005 - 10:51:10 AM




 

Name:

Bartholomew Maher

E-mail address:

BMaher1@Tampabay.rr.com

Unit:

59LC

Home:

St, Petersburg Fla.

Comments:

Was in the third platoon, drove a 10 ton.....either blew them up or wrecked. Welcome home brothers! Thank you Tim!

Friday, October 21st 2005 - 10:07:10 PM




 

Name:

Roger Smith "Smitty"

E-mail address:

roger_janette@highstream.net

Unit:

59th 1970,71

Home:

murray utah

Comments:

To Red Caine here is my e mail add. keep in touch tell Mat to do the same and any one else. roger_janette@highstream.net Let me know if anything is going on ok.

Saturday, October 15th 2005 - 10:54:19 AM




 

Name:

Pauley

E-mail address:

Pauley68@gmail.com

Homepage URL:

http://home.comcast.net/~paulbylin/index.html

Unit:

84th Engineers

Home:

New Hampshire

Comments:

Great site with a lot of memories!
Welcome Home!
Pauley
The Other Casualty Of War
http://home.comcast.net/~paulbylin/index.html

Wednesday, September 14th 2005 - 08:06:05 AM




 

Name:

Ken Widmer (Windy)

E-mail address:

Kenchas2@yahoo.com

Unit:

59th Engineers

Home:

Garden City, Michigan

Wednesday, August 24th 2005 - 07:58:53 PM




 

Name:

samuel gary murphy

E-mail address:

flintlock1752@yahoo.com

Unit:

hhc 27th eng. battilion

Home:

kearney mo.

Comments:

hi brothers for ever ,i was there sept 70 to sept 71. camp eagle ; a shua ; camp evens; kue shun. kue shun was the dewey canyon 2 op.am trying to find out when we got hit at camp eagle. so i can complete my cliam at the v.a. on p.t.s.d.they ask for some more infor on the attack on our side of the camp

Monday, August 22nd 2005 - 06:31:24 PM




 

Name:

joy goltry

E-mail address:

jegoltry@cfl.rr.com

Comments:

i remember my dad talking about carl cain big red and all you guys i feel such proudness to have spoke to some of you guys and each forth of july i stand tall and thank god for angels like you all my dads still alive and lives with us. if you wish to call him his home number is 407-380-0021
and thanks again guys for our fredem to live and to honour you all everyday
sincerly joy goltry jacks girl you may have known him as papa san pounds in the war he would love to here from you all.

Sunday, August 21st 2005 - 09:47:08 AM




 

Name:

AL Walker, RVN 66-68

E-mail address:

colcmsr@earthlink.net

Unit:

610th Trans Co. AM&S GS

Home:

An Khe

Comments:

Very nice site. Good Job.

Friday, July 22nd 2005 - 11:54:18 AM




 

Name:

Neil and Elizabeth Nowack

E-mail address:

psuqb5@hotmail.com

Comments:

Thank you, Ron Evans, for sharing your pictures of my husband's father (Herb Nowack) with us, and also for your kind words. My husband, and his family appreciate it greatly. I am saddened that I never got to meet my father-in-law, but I know he was a great man.
Peace to all of you, and God Bless You everyday.

Thursday, July 21st 2005 - 08:27:16 AM




 

Name:

Reuben Martin Garcia

E-mail address:

Fallenangel_20007@yahoo.com

Unit:

59th LC.

Home:

CA.

Comments:

Thank you Tim for this Website,it has been a true Blessing for me.
I served with the 59th from 0ct.68-Sept.69.To this day,I have never met a tougher group of Guys.

Recently butch Bowman(another Brother)Contacted me to tell me he had located another long lost brother who we both thought maybe was no longer with us,Sonny Byrne.Butch and Sonny and I served with the 59th at the same time.I do not have the words but I do have the Gratitude to Thank You for doing this Service for all of us.

Before this it was just Silent Memories for me.

God Bless you Tim......And Butch.

Tuesday, July 19th 2005 - 05:00:58 PM




 

Name:

Debbie Nowack

E-mail address:

ncc1@fidnet.com

Home:

Missouri

Comments:

Thanks to Mr. Evans for sending the info on this site. My brother-in-law, Herb Nowack, served with the 59th. Unfortunately, Herb passed away 8 years ago. After seeing these pictures, I wish I had a chance to tell him how proud I am of what he and all of you did over there. My husband, Gib, especially enjoyed the pictures that brought back memories of Herb's stories about him time in Viet Nam. God bless all of you.

Sunday, July 17th 2005 - 07:50:24 PM




 

Name:

Jerry Norvell

E-mail address:

g.norvell@insightbb.com

Unit:

59th Land Clearing

Comments:

I am so proud to have known the brave men that served with the 59th,especially the operators.What a special group of men!
How you did everyday I'll never know.
And the guys that did what I did.
God bless you all.

Jerry Norvell

Saturday, July 2nd 2005 - 10:12:36 PM




 

Name:

daniel p patterson

E-mail address:

trevatdd@aol.com

Unit:

59 lc

Home:

corbin ky

Comments:

I LOVE YOU ALL

Tuesday, June 14th 2005 - 06:18:32 PM

 

 

 

 

Name:

Frank Bell

E-mail address:

fjbell85@yahoo.com

Unit:

59th Land Clearing

Home:

505-633-2050

Comments:

Got a phone message regarding the reunion. I may not make it there this year but I will plan for next year. Great website. Tell everyone "Hello" from New Mexico and have a great time.

Saturday, June 11th 2005 - 09:28:34 AM




 

Name:

James Goins

E-mail address:

peg1@hotmail.com

Unit:

HQ

Home:

West Virginia

Comments:

I was in Vietnam in 70-71.. Anyone remember me? Would like to hear from other HQ veterans..

Friday, June 10th 2005 - 07:07:11 AM




 

Name:

William Van De Walle

E-mail address:

bill_van_de_walle@hotmail.com

Unit:

59th Land Clearing Co.

Monday, June 6th 2005 - 06:25:00 PM




 

Name:

Neal F. Sparrow (Mudduck)

E-mail address:

barbelkln@wmconnect.com

Unit:

59th LC

Home:

Greenfield In

Comments:

Tim
It was a pleasure meeting you today and spending time talking. Tim you have done a wonderful job on this web site. It sure is a small world we live in today with all these modern gizmos. Looking forward to talking or communicating with anyone who feels like it. Sorry I can't make this reunion but will reserve next June. God bless and keep everyone safe. Let's keep our fellow soldiers that are in harms way in our prayers.

Sunday, June 5th 2005 - 11:56:05 PM




 

Name:

Calvin Ray "Red" Porter

E-mail address:

ananda50@aol.com

Unit:

59th

Home:

Lee's Summit, MO

Comments:

To Bob Snyder: Yes, and No. Welcome Back.
"Red" Porter

Saturday, June 4th 2005 - 04:28:16 PM




 

Name:

Robert C. Snyder BOB

E-mail address:

judithlindsey@sbcglobal.net

Unit:

59th LC

Home:

Coshocton ,Ohio

Comments:

Calvin Porter, Red
Do you still carry that picture in your wallet?
Can I see it now?


BOB

Saturday, June 4th 2005 - 02:35:30 PM




 

Name:

Robert C. Snyder BOB

E-mail address:

judithlindsey@sbcglobal.net

Unit:

C/Company

Home:

Coshocton ,Ohio

Comments:

Calvin Porter, Red
Do you still carry that picture in your wallet?
Can I see it now?


BOB

Saturday, June 4th 2005 - 02:29:25 PM




 

Name:

Bobby Frost

E-mail address:

boyours@aol.com

Unit:

59th lc

Home:

georgia

Wednesday, June 1st 2005 - 09:42:49 AM




 

Name:

Rick Czerwan

E-mail address:

www.kczerwan@aol.com

Unit:

59th, maint

Home:

Mukwonago WI

Comments:

such a small time frame, such a big part.
such a loose attituded, such a tight memory

Sunday, May 22nd 2005 - 12:22:22 PM




 

Name:

Jerry C. White

E-mail address:

kuellshack@adelphia.net

Unit:

59th LC 68/69

Home:

Martinsburg , Wv 25401

Comments:

I'm so very proud to be a member of the 59th L/C !!!!

Thanks for finding me !!!!!


Jerry White


Thursday, May 19th 2005 - 08:23:39 PM




 

Name:

Ronnie Detty

E-mail address:

c130jump@hotmail.com

Unit:

C. Co 1st/61st. Inf. 5th Mech.

Comments:

WELCOME HOME GREAT SITE; WILL BE BACK AGAIN AND HOPE TO SEE YOU IN BRANSON. LATER RONNIE (BUFFY)

Thursday, May 19th 2005 - 05:07:23 PM




 

Name:

Paul Devlin

E-mail address:

pdev55@earthlink.net

Unit:

59th Eng. LC

Home:

Pa.

Comments:

I was in the 3rd Plt. drove a low boy hauling the dozers around so i got to travel some. I do remember some good trips to Da nang to pick up new D7's and most importantly Pallets of Beer and Soda. Those Navy guys ate good down there. Also spent some time as an operator. in country july 69 June 70.

Wednesday, May 18th 2005 - 05:04:56 AM




 

Name:

David G Spoolstra

E-mail address:

dgspoolstra@yahoo.com

Unit:

59th LC 1970

Home:

Deerfield, MA

Comments:

Great trip down memory lane. It reminds me of what the guys in the Middle East are enduring right now - and makes me even more upset about the way the politiciains and media are treating them.

I was suprised to get the reunion postcard in the mail - how did yhey find me??

Thanks for all the work done on this site! In the roster you can add 1LT and 1970 to my name when you get a chance. If I find any good pix, I'll scan and send for the albums.

Tuesday, May 17th 2005 - 10:03:20 PM




 

Name:

1st Sgt. Joel Batts Jr

Unit:

59th Land Clearing

Home:

Georgia

Comments:

6282 Braswell-Godby Rd Brinson, GA 39825
daughter's email addy: privateldy43@yahoo.com

229-774-2317 (home)

Saturday, May 14th 2005 - 08:45:22 AM




 

Name:

JOHN A. QUERIO

E-mail address:

DIRIO@VERIZON.NET

Unit:

59TH LC

Home:

NEW KENSINGTON,PA

Comments:

FALL OF 71 DANANG. TYPHOON, AIRPORT CUTS. RABIES SHOTS,
NEXT TO DUSTOFF. BROKE LEG WHEN MORTOR HIT BLADE. 34 YEARS
AND IT SEEMS LIKE YESTERDAY. WILL BE BACK LATER. GOD BLESS
ALL.

Thursday, May 12th 2005 - 10:05:13 PM




 

Name:

Richard L Amann

E-mail address:

ramann1@wi.rr.com

Unit:

59th Engr.Co (LC)

Home:

Burlington, WI

Comments:

Just found this website, thanks to "Butch" Merrill Bowman. Looking forward to veiwing all the information on this great site.

Monday, May 9th 2005 - 05:08:29 PM




 

Name:

Glenn (Bear) Brietzke

E-mail address:

ggjkbrie@nbtx.com

Unit:

59th LC

Home:

New Braunfels, TX

Sunday, May 8th 2005 - 09:35:17 PM




 

Name:

Merrill (Butch) Bowman

E-mail address:

Rabroz57@msn.com

Unit:

59th LCC

Home:

Council Bluffs Ia.

Comments:

Welcome Home.
Rose and I will be in Branson for the reunion. Hope to see all of you there. A great time was had by all the last reunion in Branson.
If you know of anyone that has not been found or not on the to be found list let Carl Cain, Tim Botts or me know. I recomend all to sign the guest book so all the rest of us can contact you. Brother Butch

Wednesday, May 4th 2005 - 07:02:14 PM




 

Name:

Paul H. Duquette

E-mail address:

phduquette@mindspring.com

Unit:

A Co. 14th Engr Bn (CBT)

Home:

Colchester, VT

Comments:

Great website. Glad you 59th boys have someone to document your time in I Corps. I was with the A Co., 14th Engr from April 69 to April 70. Mostly in LZ Nancy, Phu Bai, and Quang Tri. Wish we had re-unions.

Wednesday, May 4th 2005 - 11:16:31 AM




 

Name:

John Proffit

E-mail address:

skysoldier696@yahoo.com

Home:

AMERICA

Comments:

hey,....im only 14 but my dad was in the 687th LCC in Vietnam in 1970....he doesnt like to think about it that much but I think he is a hero and the bravest man I know. I hope to follow in his footsteps one day.....thanks to all u guys..if u have anything new about the 687th just email me about it...thanks again...

Saturday, April 30th 2005 - 09:29:06 AM




 

Name:

John Bowers

Homepage URL:

http://ourworld.cs.com/charlie54fa/default.htm?f=fs

Unit:

C/5/4 Field Artillery

Comments:

The 59th LC did a great job for us at Check Point Charlie on Operation Dewey Canyon II by spending an evening or two with us, clearing trees blocking our howitzers zones of fire and digging us in as shown on our web site. We'll never forget that service.

Friday, April 29th 2005 - 11:03:33 PM




 

Name:

roger smith

Unit:

59th LC 70-71

Home:

Murray Utah

Comments:

Thanks Matt for getting in touch with me on April 16 2005

Saturday, April 16th 2005 - 12:11:21 PM




 

Name:

George V. Arrieta

E-mail address:

gva3m@netbeam.net

Unit:

59th Land Clearing Company

Home:

Hereford Az.

Monday, April 11th 2005 - 11:46:41 PM




 

Name:

David lynn cade

E-mail address:

lynn122458@yahoo.com

Home:

america

Comments:

very good site thanks coz from the info

Monday, April 4th 2005 - 06:02:13 PM




 

Name:

Richard Calmes

E-mail address:

rcalmes@webbizcorp.com

Unit:

HHC 45th Eng Group

Home:

Hiawassee, GA

Comments:

Your photos brought back a lot of memories. of Aug 68 to Aug 69

Saturday, April 2nd 2005 - 07:48:57 AM




 

Name:

Carol Marcantel

E-mail address:

c_marcantel@bellsouth.net

Comments:

Thank you

Tuesday, March 15th 2005 - 10:58:16 AM

 




 

Name:

T.A.(Stoney)Byrne

E-mail address:

insage2001@yahoo.com

Unit:

59th L.C.

Home:

Rolla,Mo.

Comments:

I got a phone call a couple of weeks ago from Butch Bowman(blew me away).Anyway you guys new me as Sonny if anybody cares or remembers.Tim, I don't know you but this is a magnificent site and I look forward to the reunion this year in Branson, I'll be there.
God bless all you guys and I pray eveyone is healthy and well.
Thanks again for this wonderful site,Tim
Stoney (sonny)Byrne Timothy A.Byrne

Monday, March 14th 2005 - 12:33:22 PM




 

Name:

William DeAtley

E-mail address:

p.deatley@bresnan.net

Unit:

59th Land Clearing

Home:

532 Hamilton St. Sterling Colorado 80751

Comments:

Hello this is "D" from the 59th LC 9-10-1969 thru 2-12-1970 and again 10-8-1970 thru 12-9-1971. I looked at the photo album it brought back lots of memories. I served in Co. B 577th Eng. Bn. (const) 8-9-1967 to 7-1-1968 then the 59th then 137th Eng.Co.(LE) 2-15-1970 to 10-6-1970 then to the 59th again then 1st Cav Div. (am) S&T Co. 3rd Bd. 1st AV Div. 12-10-1971 to 5-30-1972. On your websight I didn't see any mention about the rocks that moved that were really big giant lizards. Another memory I had was when a bunch went to a swimming hole to get clean and came up with ringworm, I didn't get it because I was putting a pan up on the dozer. I hope to hear from some of you. Write or email. If you don't hear back from me through email then a virus or worm got this computer. We have had 2 in a year that fryed the mother board and ate the hard drive. "D" Bill DeAtley

Thursday, March 10th 2005 - 11:03:04 AM




 

Name:

JAMES RICHEY

Unit:

59th ENGR (LC)

Comments:

l014 KICKAPOO STREET Hiawatha,KS 66434

Tuesday, March 8th 2005 - 06:38:13 PM




 

Name:

James (Jim) V Scronce

E-mail address:

jimscronce@earthlink.net

Unit:

59th Land Clearing

Home:

Frankford W V

Sunday, March 6th 2005 - 09:52:31 PM




 

Name:

William DeAtley

E-mail address:

p.deatley@bresnan.net

Unit:

59th Land Clearing

Home:

Colorado

Comments:

Bill is on the road right now. He is a OTR driver. I called Bill on his cell phone after Carl Cain called today. Bill or D as you all called him just couldn't believe it. In a few days Bill will be home for a few days off and he will look at this site. I really enjoyed looking over all your pages. Pat, Mrs. William DeAtley

Sunday, March 6th 2005 - 07:04:08 PM




 

Name:

Terry Braid

E-mail address:

Trailsendtrucker@earthlink.net

Unit:

59th L.C.

Home:

Rathdrum,Idaho

Comments:

Just an update on my E address Hope to see you this summer.

Friday, March 4th 2005 - 10:34:58 PM




 

Name:

Jerry Pipkin

E-mail address:

jpipkin12003@msn.com

Comments:

I viewed this site after I received a message today on my answering machine looking for my Uncle Lowell T Renshaw which served in the Unit. Sad to say he passed away June 22, 2003 of cancer from agen orange. He left a wife, 2 sons amd 3 grandchildren at the time. I guess the war will never end for some out there. I spent 11 years in the Army myself and know the need to connect with old friends. And to get the bad news that one has fallen brings it all back again. Bless you all and hope you have many more years to enjoy.

Saturday, February 26th 2005 - 12:28:33 PM




 

Name:

Curtis E. Massengill

E-mail address:

CMassy1200@aol.com

Unit:

59th L C

Home:

Lake City, TN

Comments:

I just wanted to think Tim for putting all the time and hard work it must have taken to put this site up. I was with the 59th in 69 and 70. Their were some great and brave men in that company. I'll never forget that time of my life. Phu Bai's Alright then on past Dong ha to bad Khe Sanh
C-2 and Alpha 1. I love all you guys, and especially those who as they say today (had my back) Thanks to all that helped me make it back to the land of the big PX.. You'll never know how much you all mean to me.

Saturday, February 26th 2005 - 03:19:23 AM




 

Name:

William Harmon

E-mail address:

harmon_will@yahoo.com

Unit:

59 lcc

Home:

Prichard, WV

Comments:

Was in 59th in 68 to Oct of 69. Was in Ryder's 3rd herd. Ran Shark 99 when it was running and ran Shark 96 some of the time. Was in Ashau Valley most of my time there. Was with Woodman when we found the first big gun.

Great job with web site.

Thursday, February 24th 2005 - 06:42:58 PM




 

Name:

wayne zack

E-mail address:

incombat@optonline.net

Unit:

59th LC

Home:

centereach, ny

Comments:

landed in dec 68 and assigned to the 591st light equipment co.
transfered to the 59th in the spring of 69 till aug 70. happy to come aboard. I will be sending in some new pics for the website. MOS 71H20 Company Clerk

Wednesday, February 23rd 2005 - 05:46:17 PM




 

Name:

Joseph Short

E-mail address:

josephshort@comcast.net

Unit:

595th Engineer Company (LE)

Home:

Savannah,GA

Comments:

Some of our guys were TDY with you with our dozers. I was Company Clerk from March 68 to Apr 69 at bearcat and Camp Viking,near Dong Tam.

Tuesday, February 22nd 2005 - 03:38:13 PM




 

Name:

JIMMY R. ALLIGOOD

E-mail address:

palligood@hotmail.com

Unit:

59TH ENGR. LC

Home:

MILAN, GEORGIA

Comments:

I SERVED IN VIET NAM 69-70

Thursday, February 17th 2005 - 09:58:33 PM




 

Name:

Mike Sagehorn

E-mail address:

susan.mike@verizon.net

Unit:

59th LC

Home:

Lakewood, CA

Comments:

I was in the 59th from Feb. to Dec. 1970. I was in the motorpool. For the first 6 mo., I drove a fuel truck along with Martin Rowe. The rest of my time I operated the wrecker/tow truck. Thanks for this web site. It is great to hear about my old company. If anyone knows about Martin Rowe or Terry Roberts, please let them know I'd love to hear from them.

Monday, February 7th 2005 - 09:34:52 PM




 

Name:

Charles "Chuck" Driver

E-mail address:

ccdriver@sbcglobal.net

Unit:

27th Engr Btln

Home:

Springdale, AR

Comments:

Served with 27th Engr from Sept 68 til Nov 69.

Friday, January 28th 2005 - 07:14:09 PM




 

Name:

jack wilson

E-mail address:

jackgeorgeanna@aol.com

Unit:

630th engr le 1965-1966

Saturday, January 22nd 2005 - 05:13:10 PM




 

Name:

bill kimbrell

E-mail address:

plowmaster71@bellsouth.net

Unit:

60th engr

Home:

gainesville ga

Comments:

very good site.

Monday, January 10th 2005 - 09:10:41 AM




 

Name:

Dave Nelson

E-mail address:

dnelson50677@yahoo.com

Comments:

I was with the 501st Land Clearing (formerly 86th LCT) from March 68-April 69

Sunday, January 9th 2005 - 06:02:05 PM




 

Name:

Kim Merida

E-mail address:

kimbones73@hotmail.com

Unit:

ARMY

Home:

Idaho

Comments:

My father, Lester Merida was in the Army during the Vietnam War. He was with the 517th Engineer Company 35th Engineer Batallion 529th Ordiance. I have been searching for members of his batallion and I have found Rodney Smith. Rodney knows my father and that is very exciting for us. I can't tell you how "THANKFUL" for all the soldiers that has and are serving this country..
All I can say is "THANK YOU".
Love
Kim Merida

Friday, January 7th 2005 - 01:25:38 AM




 

Name:

Rodney M. Smith

Homepage URL:

http://www.geocities.com/ramblerky

Unit:

59th LC 3rd.Plt.68-69

Home:

Merritt Island Fl.

Comments:

To all our brothers lost and found. May all of you have a Merry Christmas and a happy new year.Hoping the new year will enable us to find our lost brothers and bring us together again.The best of the holidays to all the brothers and their families and may we meet up again.
Love to all of you.

Friday, December 24th 2004 - 08:32:55 AM

 

 

Name:

denny dedert

E-mail address:

dedert@insightbb.com

Unit:

Comments:

I was just young enough that I did not have to serve in the military, although my age group was one of the last to register for the draft.
To all those that did serve: THANK YOU and WELCOME HOME some 30 years late!

Name:

David Hume

E-mail address:

metamorfus1@yahoo.com

Unit:

D.Co. 14th Engr.Bn Camp Evans 68-69

Comments:

Tim: 
I don't believe that I signed this new GB.So here I am.Glad you had a good time at the reunion.Roger Heaton spoke to me of you.I see that the Co. from Delta had signed you GB.I have been thinking about him for years.You have done a great job on this site..

Brother..Dave
Together Then,
Together Now...Peace

Name:

Gary William Slattery

E-mail address:

gslatt@chartermi.net

Unit:

Comments:

Name:

Angie Botts-Cundiff

E-mail address:

lilcundiff@hotmail.com

Unit:

Comments:

I'm so glad that cousin Tim sent me this link. There are so many interesting facts and photos.
Great site, and everyone take care.

Name:

Harry Avant

E-mail address:

havant@centurytel.net

Unit:

Americal

Comments:

Great Site.

Name:

John King

E-mail address:

jking3@tampabay.rr.com

Unit:

Comments:

You guys did good work. You must have been heavily exposed to Agent Orange. 

Name:

jeff adams

E-mail address:

sappermigra@hotmail.com

Unit:

59th Eng Co Combat Airborne

Comments:

I served with the 59th En in Panama from 90-94. If I am not mistaken the same unit desiganate as yours. I was there when Panama's Flag was cased again in 94. This was one of the best times of my life.

The 59th ( part of the 193rd Inf Bde) was a SAPPER company split with one platoon Airborne and one Air Assault. The only land we cleared was small LZ/PZ and objectives. We were a light unit so it was hand tools or demo.

Regardless I am proud to have served under the number 59th which has such a great legacy.

If I am correct pls drop a line.

AIRBORNE

Name:

Jerry Barrett

E-mail address:

JerryABrtt@aol.com

Unit:

USNavy 72-83

Comments:

NICE Home Page,I'm in Voc-Rehab,IDL services,THE VA just got
ME A New DELL 4600 Dimension,2.8 Ghz,256MB, XP-Pro,Loaded,
Computer,Corner Workstation Desk,Big Mans Leather Chair,&
DELL on line Training-1 year Courses,NOW I Can Prepare for
MY DRO Properly! I Want to learn WEB-Design,CAD,&Small...
Buisness Ops.
I'm 30% DAV, LOVE{Hadit.com},They Helped Me Get My NSC-
Pension,& are Helping Me Prepare MY DRO case coming Up...
at VARO St.Pete,FLa. Jerry Barrett, JerryABrtt@aol.com

Name:

Phyllip A Pacheco

E-mail address:

jackgeorgeanna@aol.com

Unit:

59th L.C

Comments:

tim just got this thing and having some troble with it but I will get it right.I hope I will see you at the next reuion just call me or send me email. love you all and miss you hope to see you soon?

Name:

Ruth Fairlamb

E-mail address:

ruthfairlamb@aol.com

Unit:

Comments:

Very expressive, emotional and unforgetable. I feel as if I know those brave men who where involved.
THANK YOU Vinny for bring this to me. 

Name:

Neva

E-mail address:

NevaK@BellSouth.net

Unit:

Comments:

What an informative and impressive site, Tim. Thanks for letting me know about it.

Neva

From the Botts Family site.

Name:

Ron Hoyt

E-mail address:

rovihoyt@npacc.net

Unit:

Charlie company 14th Combat Engineers

Comments:

Vietnam 67-68- What a great pleasure to meet you at our Louisville Reunion TIM. I heard nothing but great things about you from the men you served with in Nam. You have put together a great website. Continue the good work on it. Hope to see you at future 14th Combat Engineer Reunions. Reunions are a great place to visit with fellow vets that understand what we all went through and survived. Welcome home Brother!! 

Name:

James L. Wasson

E-mail address:

wasson1929@aol.com

Unit:

H&S 14th Combat Engineers

Comments:

Was in Korea 1953&54 served in what I thought was one of the best units in the Army. Just returned from reunion that was held in Louisville, Ky, where I met some of the men that have signed the 59th LCC guest book. I have great admiration for all the vietnam veterans, they were serving in a harsh country where no one knew friend from enemy. It has taken many years for the American people to honor not only the Korean Vets, but also the Vietnam Vets. We answered the call of our country, what more can a man do for his country than to serve when called upon. 

Name:

Frank Reyes

E-mail address:

Rebromeo@aol.com

Unit:

Charlie Co. 14th Combat Engineers

Comments:

Having had the pleasure and Honor of knowing and serving with THE MAN, Tim Botts. I without question consider him my friend. Tim and I met more years ago than either one of us cares to mention.To this day,he is a great friend to have.
Thanks my Brother. Welcome Home.

Name:

Terry Braid

E-mail address:

Trailsendtrucker@earthlink.net

Unit:

59th L.C.

Comments:

Just an update on my E address Hope to see you this summer.

Name:

Jerry Pipkin

E-mail address:

jpipkin12003@msn.com

Unit:

Comments:

I viewed this site after I received a message today on my answering machine looking for my Uncle Lowell T Renshaw which served in the Unit. Sad to say he passed away June 22, 2003 of cancer from agen orange. He left a wife, 2 sons amd 3 grandchildren at the time. I guess the war will never end for some out there. I spent 11 years in the Army myself and know the need to connect with old friends. And to get the bad news that one has fallen brings it all back again. Bless you all and hope you have many more years to enjoy. 

Name:

Curtis E. Massengill

E-mail address:

CMassy1200@aol.com

Unit:

59th Land Clearing Company

Comments:

I just wanted to think Tim for putting all the time and hard work it must have taken to put this site up. I was with the 59th in 69 and 70. Their were some great and brave men in that company. I'll never forget that time of my life. Phu Bai's Alright then on past Dong ha to bad Khe Sanh
C-2 and Alpha 1. I love all you guys, and especially those who as they say today (had my back) Thanks to all that helped me make it back to the land of the big PX.. You'll never know how much you all mean to me.

Name:

William Harmon

E-mail address:

harmon_will@yahoo.com

Unit:

59th Land Clearing Company

Comments:

Was in 59th in 68 to Oct of 69. Was in Ryder's 3rd herd. Ran Shark 99 when it was running and ran Shark 96 some of the time. Was in Ashau Valley most of my time there. Was with Woodman when we found the first big gun.

Great job with web site.

Name:

wayne zack

E-mail address:

incombat@optonline.net

Unit:

59th LC

Comments:

landed in dec 68 and assigned to the 591st light equipment co. 
transfered to the 59th in the spring of 69 till aug 70. happy to come aboard. I will be sending in some new pics for the website. MOS 71H20 Company Clerk

Name:

jack wilson

E-mail address:

jackgeorgeanna@aol.com

Unit:

630th engr le 1965-1966

Comments:

Name:

bill kimbrell

E-mail address:

plowmaster71@bellsouth.net

Unit:

60th engr

Comments:

very good site.

Name:

Dave Nelson

E-mail address:

dnelson50677@yahoo.com

Unit:

501st Land Clearing

Comments:

I was with the 501st Land Clearing (formerly 86th LCT) from March 68-April 69

Name:

Kim Merida

E-mail address:

kimbones73@hotmail.com

Unit:

ARMY

Comments:

My father, Lester Merida was in the Army during the Vietnam War. He was with the 517th Engineer Company 35th Engineer Batallion 529th Ordiance. I have been searching for members of his batallion and I have found Rodney Smith. Rodney knows my father and that is very exciting for us. I can't tell you how "THANKFUL" for all the soldiers that has and are serving this country..
All I can say is "THANK YOU".
Love
Kim Merida 

Name:

Rodney M. Smith

E-mail address:

palligood@hotmail.com

Unit:

59th LC 3rd.Plt.68-69

Comments:

To all our brothers lost and found. May all of you have a Merry Christmas and a happy new year.Hoping the new year will enable us to find our lost brothers and bring us together again.The best of the holidays to all the brothers and their families and may we meet up again.
Love to all of you
.

Name:

Joseph Short

E-mail address:

josephshort@comcast.net

Unit:

595th Engineer Company (LE)

Comments:

Some of our guys were TDY with you with our dozers. I was Company Clerk from March 68 to Apr 69 at bearcat and Camp Viking,near Dong Tam.

Name:

roger smith

E-mail address:

Unit:

59th LC 70-71

Comments:

Thanks Matt for getting in touch with me on April 16 2005

Name:

JIMMY R. ALLIGOOD

E-mail address:

palligood@hotmail.com

Unit:

59th Land Clearing Company

Comments:

I SERVED IN VIET NAM 69-70

Name:

Mike Sagehorn

E-mail address:

susan.mike@verizon.net

Unit:

59th Land Clearing Company

Comments:

I was in the 59th from Feb. to Dec. 1970. I was in the motorpool. For the first 6 mo., I drove a fuel truck along with Martin Rowe. The rest of my time I operated the wrecker/tow truck. Thanks for this web site. It is great to hear about my old company. If anyone knows about Martin Rowe or Terry Roberts, please let them know I'd love to hear from them.

Name:

Charles "Chuck" Driver

E-mail address:

ccdriver@sbcglobal.net

Unit:

27th Engr Btln

Comments:

Served with 27th Engr from Sept 68 til Nov 69.

 

Name:

George V. Arrieta

E-mail address:

gva3m@netbeam.net

Unit:

59th Land Clearing Company

Comments:

Monday, April 11th 2005 - 11:46:41 PM

 

Name:

David lynn cade

E-mail address:

lynn122458@yahoo.com

Unit:

Comments:

very good site thanks coz from the info

Monday, April 4th 2005 - 06:02:13 PM

 

Name:

Richard Calmes

E-mail address:

rcalmes@webbizcorp.com

Unit:

HHC 45th Eng Group

Comments:

Your photos brought back a lot of memories. of Aug 68 to Aug 69

Saturday, April 2nd 2005 - 07:48:57 AM

 

Name:

Harry Avant

E-mail address:

havant@centurytel.net

Unit:

Americal

Comments:

Great Site.

Thursday, October 28th 2004 - 01:43:22 PM

 

Name:

Carol Marcantel

E-mail address:

c_marcantel@bellsouth.net

Unit:

Comments:

Thank you

Tuesday, March 15th 2005 - 10:58:16 AM

 

Name:

T.A.(Stoney)Byrne

E-mail address:

insage2001@yahoo.com

Unit:

59th L.C.

Comments:

I got a phone call a couple of weeks ago from Butch Bowman(blew me away).Anyway you guys new me as Sonny if anybody cares or remembers.Tim, I don't know you but this is a magnificent site and I look forward to the reunion this year in Branson, I'll be there.
God bless all you guys and I pray eveyone is healthy and well.
Thanks again for this wonderful site,Tim
Stoney (sonny)Byrne Timothy A.Byrne

Monday, March 14th 2005 - 12:33:22 PM

 

Name:

William DeAtley

E-mail address:

p.deatley@bresnan.net

Unit:

59th Land Clearing

Comments:

Hello this is "D" from the 59th LC 9-10-1969 thru 2-12-1970 and again 10-8-1970 thru 12-9-1971. I looked at the photo album it brought back lots of memories. I served in Co. B 577th Eng. Bn. (const) 8-9-1967 to 7-1-1968 then the 59th then 137th Eng.Co.(LE) 2-15-1970 to 10-6-1970 then to the 59th again then 1st Cav Div. (am) S&T Co. 3rd Bd. 1st AV Div. 12-10-1971 to 5-30-1972. On your websight I didn't see any mention about the rocks that moved that were really big giant lizards. Another memory I had was when a bunch went to a swimming hole to get clean and came up with ringworm, I didn't get it because I was putting a pan up on the dozer. I hope to hear from some of you. Write or email. If you don't hear back from me through email then a virus or worm got this computer. We have had 2 in a year that fryed the mother board and ate the hard drive. "D" Bill DeAtley

Thursday, March 10th 2005 - 11:03:04 AM

 

Name:

JAMES RICHEY

E-mail address:

Unit:

59th ENGR (LC)

Comments:

l014 KICKAPOO STREET Hiawatha,KS 66434

Tuesday, March 8th 2005 - 06:38:13 PM

 

Name:

James (Jim) V Scronce

E-mail address:

jimscronce@earthlink.net

Unit:

59th Land Clearing

Comments:

Sunday, March 6th 2005 - 09:52:31 PM

 

Name:

William DeAtley

E-mail address:

p.deatley@bresnan.net

Unit:

59th Land Clearing

Comments:

Bill is on the road right now. He is a OTR driver. I called Bill on his cell phone after Carl Cain called today. Bill or D as you all called him just couldn't believe it. In a few days Bill will be home for a few days off and he will look at this site. I really enjoyed looking over all your pages. Pat, Mrs. William DeAtley

Sunday, March 6th 2005 - 07:04:08 PM

 

 

 

 

Name:

Harry Avant

E-mail address:

havant@centurytel.net

Unit:

Americal

Comments:

Great Site.

Thursday, October 28th 2004 - 01:43:22 PM


Name:

John King

E-mail address:

jking3@tampabay.rr.com

Comments:

You guys did good work. You must have been heavily exposed to Agent Orange.

Thursday, October 28th 2004 - 11:43:33 AM



Name:

Neva

E-mail address:

NevaK@BellSouth.net

Homepage URL:

http://www.southernscripts.ourfamily.com

Home:

Ohio/Florida

Comments:

What an informative and impressive site, Tim. Thanks for letting me know about it.

Neva

From the Botts Family site.

Monday, October 11th 2004 - 02:37:02 PM


Name:

Ron Hoyt

E-mail address:

rovihoyt@npacc.net

Unit:

Charlie company 14th Combat Engineers

Home:

Millerton, Pa

Comments:

Vietnam 67-68- What a great pleasure to meet you at our Louisville Reunion TIM. I heard nothing but great things about you from the men you served with in Nam. You have put together a great website. Continue the good work on it. Hope to see you at future 14th Combat Engineer Reunions. Reunions are a great place to visit with fellow vets that understand what we all went through and survived. Welcome home Brother!!

Monday, October 4th 2004 - 12:52:23 AM

Name:

James L. Wasson

E-mail address:

wasson1929@aol.com

Homepage URL:

http://hometown.aol.com/wasson1929/index.html

Unit:

H&S 14th Combat Engineers

Home:

Longview, Texas

Comments:

Was in Korea 1953&54 served in what I thought was one of the best units in the Army. Just returned from reunion that was held in Louisville, Ky, where I met some of the men that have signed the 59th LCC guest book. I have great admiration for all the vietnam veterans, they were serving in a harsh country where no one knew friend from enemy. It has taken many years for the American people to honor not only the Korean Vets, but also the Vietnam Vets. We answered the call of our country, what more can a man do for his country than to serve when called upon.

Sunday, September 26th 2004 - 06:56:16 PM

Name:

Frank Reyes

E-mail address:

Rebromeo@aol.com

Unit:

Charlie Co. 14th Combat Engineers

Home:

West Covina, Cal.

Comments:

Having had the pleasure and Honor of knowing and serving with THE MAN, Tim Botts. I without question consider him my friend. Tim and I met more years ago than either one of us cares to mention.To this day,he is a great friend to have.
Thanks my Brother. Welcome Home.

Thursday, September 23rd 2004 - 10:17:09 PM


Name:

jeff adams

E-mail address:

sappermigra@hotmail.com

Unit:

59th Eng Co Combat Airborne

Comments:

I served with the 59th En in Panama from 90-94. If I am not mistaken the same unit desiganate as yours. I was there when Panama's Flag was cased again in 94. This was one of the best times of my life.

The 59th ( part of the 193rd Inf Bde) was a SAPPER company split with one platoon Airborne and one Air Assault. The only land we cleared was small LZ/PZ and objectives. We were a light unit so it was hand tools or demo.

Regardless I am proud to have served under the number 59th which has such a great legacy.

If I am correct pls drop a line.

AIRBORNE

Monday, September 6th 2004 - 12:58:06 AM



Name:

Jerry Barrett

E-mail address:

JerryABrtt@aol.com

Homepage URL:

http://Holidays Ceramic@aol.com

Unit:

USNavy 72-83

Home:

904-381-1305

Comments:

NICE Home Page,I'm in Voc-Rehab,IDL services,THE VA just got
ME A New DELL 4600 Dimension,2.8 Ghz,256MB, XP-Pro,Loaded,
Computer,Corner Workstation Desk,Big Mans Leather Chair,&
DELL on line Training-1 year Courses,NOW I Can Prepare for
MY DRO Properly! I Want to learn WEB-Design,CAD,&Small...
Buisness Ops.
I'm 30% DAV, LOVE{Hadit.com},They Helped Me Get My NSC-
Pension,& are Helping Me Prepare MY DRO case coming Up...
at VARO St.Pete,FLa. Jerry Barrett, JerryABrtt@aol.com

Sunday, August 22nd 2004 - 05:31:08 PM


Name:

Phyllip A Pacheco

E-mail address:

steelmusicman@yahoo.com

Unit:

59th L.C

Home:

Bacliff tx

Comments:

t6im just got this thing and having some troble with it but I will get it right.I hope I will see you at the next reuion just call me or send me email. love you all and miss you hope to see you soon?

Monday, August 16th 2004 - 11:53:39 PM



Name:

Ruth Fairlamb

E-mail address:

ruthfairlamb@aol.com

Comments:

Very expressive, emotional and unforgetable. I feel as if I know those brave men who where involved.
THANK YOU Vinny for bring this to me.

Friday, August 13th 2004 - 07:35:03 PM


Name:

Leslie Lee

E-mail address:

landshark5570@aol.com

Friday, August 6th 2004 - 11:01:30 AM


Name:

C.P. Dunnigan

E-mail address:

cpdunnigan@cfl.rr.com

Unit:

687th Engr. L.C.C. 18th Engr.Bde.

Home:

Fl.

Comments:

I was in the cut with the 687th from 3/1/70 to the end in 12/71 stand down in camron bay. Rode a plow, loved to yoyo hell of a ride and rode the 50 after I lost my plow.

Would love to here from any of the plow jockeys from the 687th I guess we don't have a web site. Glade to have been a part of the show.

Thursday, July 29th 2004 - 03:31:07 AM



Name:

Chris Meixelsperger

E-mail address:

csmeixelsperger@hotmail.com

Unit:

HHC 14th Eng.

Home:

Monterey

Comments:

Great web site Tim. Frank Reyes turned me onto it, he also sends his greetings. I was in the 14th Eng. at Fort Ord, Ca. from 85-87 as a heavy equipment operator. I ran a road grader mostly. After that I went to the 78th Eng. in Ettlingen, Germany for 2 years. I really enjoyed the pictures on this site as they remind me of when I was in the service. There's a certain look of Engineer and I recognize that look in these photo's.
Thank you and Welcome Home !
Chris

Friday, May 28th 2004 - 09:05:42 AM




 

Name:

Greg Burgess

Unit:

59th LC

Home:

Singer La.

Comments:

Well there it is! Found all this good stuff by accident, was in 2nd plt. 69-70. Glad you had a roster, i,ve got oldtimers diease and wouldn,t remember a lot of the guys,but I do remember Tim , BILLY Driver, MOON DOGGIE , RED HINERMAN and a bunch of the other guys you too Mr. MULE. I will have to get back to you guys about all this www.com stuff when one of the kids get in tonight. BEST WISHES TO ALL......THEREW IT IS1

Monday, May 24th 2004 - 08:15:26 PM




Name:

jackie pounds

E-mail address:

jegoltry@bellsouth.net

Unit:

59th

Home:

orlando florida

Comments:

keep up the great work you all knew me as papa san pounds hope to here from you guys soon if you want write to me at email or call me at 407-380-0021

Sunday, May 23rd 2004 - 02:20:38 PM




Name:

Patrick Meyer

E-mail address:

pmeyer81501@bresnan.net

Unit:

59th. L.C.

Comments:

59th. L.C. 1969-1970

Tuesday, May 11th 2004 - 02:13:05 AM




Name:

Ponciano Hernandez Jr.

E-mail address:

lionponce@sbcglobal.net

Unit:

577th engineers

Home:

California

Comments:

I was with the 577th engineers a co. construction near the village of Don Duong worked in the quarry from 1970 to 71 left October24-71 ( nickname taco ) sp4 Hernandez leave highway 1 from phan rang to highway 11 it's about hour drive lots of rice paddys and banana groves along road before you get to the foot of the mountains then you travel up the mountain it winds all the way up until you reach the top and there was my base camp

Friday, April 30th 2004 - 03:44:52 AM




Name:

Mike "Ski" Brozowski

E-mail address:

brazz@epix.net

Unit:

59th Engr. Co. (LC)

Home:

Wilkes-Barre, PA

Comments:

Served in the 59th from 12/68 to 12/69. I was the CO's driver (Capt. Baker) and company mailman, was there for the formation of the unit in Cam Rahn Bay, went to Dong Ha, Quang Tri, Phu Bai, and the A Shau Valley.
Keep up the good work, Tim. You're the glue that keeps everything together. Hoping to hear from some of my old pals.
Ski

Monday, April 19th 2004 - 08:54:28 PM




Name:

phyllip pacheco

E-mail address:

steelmusicman@yahoo.com

Unit:

59th

Comments:

will see you all at the reunion in Ga this year hay tim you looking for a gig. sure can use you to play the mandolin for this one song.will tell you at the reunion.

Monday, April 12th 2004 - 07:45:57 PM




Name:

gary ted jones

E-mail address:

hopper2@twlakes.net

Unit:

59th land clearing

Home:

cookeville tn

Comments:

Tim-- great job on this web site. stumbled on it yesterday... i ran dozier 70 in the 2nd platoon. wish red hinnerman from W V was on here.. anyone remember roger barkley from harlin co ky-- 10 ton driver-- good bunch of men in the 59, we all looked out for each other..all of you get in touch with me if you want to, would be great to hear from you... may GOD bless all of you and your families. LOOK TO THE EAST.. ted jones hopper.

Monday, April 12th 2004 - 10:49:13 AM




Name:

Jim Fitzgerald

E-mail address:

Pproacc@aol.com

Unit:

630th Engineer Co. (LE)

Home:

Lapine, Or.

Comments:

Tim and all the 59th Land Clearing,

I would like to thank all of you for doing what you had the guts to do in a very complex envirnoment. It was not an easy tour of duty by anybody's standard (as we know some didn't have the guts to go when called on). I would remove my hat for anyone of you, Thanks.

Jim/Sandra

Friday, April 9th 2004 - 08:51:35 PM




Name:

RAMIRO SALINAS

E-mail address:

RAMIROSALINAS169@HOTMAIL.COM

Unit:

14TH ENGINEERS C CO.

Comments:

IT BRINGS LOTS OF MEMORIES OF THE FINE JOB YOU ALL DID THERE, I USED TO MINE SWEEP THE ROADS AND WE YOU SOME YOU YOUR DOZER DRIVERS WITH US. THANK YOU AND WELCOME HOME BRO. RAMIRO SALINAS

Monday, April 5th 2004 - 02:45:36 PM




Name:

CARL D. (RED) CAIN

E-mail address:

CRAISINCAIN@AOL.COM

Unit:

59TH

Home:

FAIRMONT-W.VA.

Comments:

THANKS TIM FOR ALL YOUR CONTINUED WORK ON OUR WONDERFUL SITE--------YOU AND ONLY YOU KEEP US ALL IN TOUCH AND INFORMED-----CARL

Monday, April 5th 2004 - 10:51:31 AM




Name:

Bob Giles

E-mail address:

divco100b@charter.net

Unit:

14th Eng.Bn.

Home:

Pa.

Comments:

I remember what you guys did, day in and day out. Took alot of guts.

Thursday, March 25th 2004 - 05:19:45 PM




Name:

Bill Mathews

E-mail address:

wmathews@cfl.rr.com

Unit:

59th

Home:

Apopka, FL

Monday, March 22nd 2004 - 09:35:31 PM




Name:

Geoff "tiny" Denight

E-mail address:

gdenight@yahoo.com

Comments:

I think it's great that we are all able to stay in touch thanks to Tim and all of his hard work on our site.

Monday, March 22nd 2004 - 10:47:12 AM




Name:

David Clark

E-mail address:

drclark46@aol.com

Unit:

59th Engr Co (LC)

Home:

Lanesville, IN

Comments:

Served in the 59th from July 69 - May 70.
I was the company clerk from Sep 69-May 70.

Friday, March 19th 2004 - 06:21:37 PM




Name:

james neal casey

E-mail address:

jcasey@earthlink.net

Unit:

59th mechanic

Home:

north carolina

Friday, March 19th 2004 - 07:59:59 AM




Name:

Lionel Roach

E-mail address:

ljr@281.com

Unit:

59th Engr. (LC)

Home:

Bluffton, Texas

Comments:

Commanding Officer, 1969-1970. Retired LTC.

Thursday, March 18th 2004 - 09:27:20 PM




Name:

Larry E Roberts

E-mail address:

robertslarry@webtv.net

Unit:

59th engineers lc

Home:

South Shore, Ky

Comments:

I served in phubai. quang tri dong ha, then to chu lai with Capt Roach and Lt Korn. I was in headquarters platoon 1970 with the radio operators and medics.

Thursday, March 18th 2004 - 08:18:44 PM






Name:

Luke Shook

E-mail address:

ldshook1@comcast.net

Home:

Jobstown, NJ

Comments:

My uncle was Boyd Shook.

Thursday, March 18th 2004 - 06:53:03 PM




Name:

Harold F. Pendergrass

E-mail address:

frapendergra@aol.com

Unit:

59th LC

Comments:

never thought I would make it this long or far. Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming WOW! WHAT A RIDE!!!

Thursday, March 18th 2004 - 05:42:55 PM




Name:

rick folino

E-mail address:

rvfolino@msn.com

Unit:

59th eng.

Comments:

was in the 59th fall of 71 worked in the maint.
pool in da nang b4 i went to 1st cav- f.b. mace.
i remmember that dog that caused us all to gett those #@^%&
rabies shots! i remember a few names chavez?from new mex.--funderburk from n/s carolina--swindol from il.we had some pretty good card games in the Q hut cet when that storm took out the power station! i knew i stole that generator for SOMETHING!
maybe a couple of others might come to me at a later date
but for now a big hello me.

Thursday, March 18th 2004 - 05:33:22 PM




Name:

Lori Shook-Reed

E-mail address:

CRAZYWOMAN10@JUNO.COM

Unit:

NA

Home:

New Jersey

Comments:

My Brother, Boyd Shook, lost his life in 'Nam - July 1970. My daughter found your site during a school project on Veteran's Day. It re-opened a whole new chapter in my life and at the same time..healing a lot of the pain. I know that it had to have helped many others. Tim...your site is just awesome. BOYD IS MY HERO...and I thank all of you that have served for my freedom. May God Bless You All.

Thursday, March 18th 2004 - 05:23:37 PM




Name:

Leslie Lee

E-mail address:

basscastle@hotmail.com

Unit:

59th landing

Home:

Ketchum,OK

Thursday, March 18th 2004 - 05:21:21 PM




Name:

James "Neal" Casey

E-mail address:

motorboy48@hotmail.com

Unit:

59th mechanic

Home:

Dudley ,N.C.

Comments:

E-5, 69 to 70, took over for motor daddy when he got short. Tim has created a tremendous site and has put me in touch with people I thought I would never talk to . Thanks. you may also reach me at jcasey5@earthlink.net,

Thursday, March 18th 2004 - 04:02:18 PM




Name:

Frank Reyes

E-mail address:

rebromeo@aol.com

Unit:

Charlie Co.14th Combat Engineers

Home:

West Covina

Comments:

I served in Vietnam in Charlie Co 14th Combat Engineers on FSB Nancy, just off Hwy 1 about 10 miles south of the DMZ as part of my 1st tour,I did 3 tours in Nam. I knew Tim Botts when he was TDY with us on Nancy.He was a friend then as he is now. It was one heck of a ride. I like to think in my Hart that we did our jobs with pride.I am vey proud to say that I am a Vietnam Veteran.Welcome home to all our Brothers and Sisters.

Thursday, March 18th 2004 - 03:50:14 PM




Name:

Frank Reyes SSG Ret.

E-mail address:

Rebromeo@aol.com

Unit:

Charlie Co 14th Combat Engineers

Home:

West Covina, Cal.

Comments:

I served in Charlie Co,14th Combat Engineers In Vietnam as Part of my 1st Tour, I originally came from the 2/7th Ranger Detactment Air/Cav in 69/71 I did 3 tours In Nam, I know Tim Botts from when he was TDY with Charlie Co. On FSB Nancy just off Hwy 1 about 10 miles south of the DMZ. It was one heck of a time, and I like to think in my hart we did our jobs with a grat deal of pride. I am without question very proud to say I am a Vietnam Veteran. Welcome Home to all our Brothers and sisters. Great site Tim.
I can say with a big smile on my face, Tim is a great friend to have.

Thursday, March 18th 2004 - 03:40:29 PM




Name:

Dennis Lanyon

E-mail address:

dlanyonepi@yahoo.com

Unit:

59th LC

Home:

Batangan Pen.

Comments:

I was stationed with the 59th from about Sept,70 thru mid May,71. Cpt. Korn was the commander & I spent all my time in the field with a bunch of great guys. They worked from sunup till at least 1700 hours, took a supper break, and then often dropped belly pans until dark.

Thursday, March 18th 2004 - 12:48:00 PM




Name:

Merrill Bowman

E-mail address:

rabroz57@msn.com

Unit:

59th LC

Home:

Council Bluffs Ia.

Comments:

We will see all of you in Ga.

Thursday, March 18th 2004 - 10:07:00 AM




Name:

VINNY ALESTRA

E-mail address:

ACO27THCOMBATENG@AOL.COM

Homepage URL:

http://www.geocities.com/rt547/

Unit:

A.CO27TH COMBAT ENGS

Home:

PALM HARBOR FL. NOW WAS FROM NY

Comments:

WAS GLEAD TO FIND THE 59THS WEB REAL GOOD UNIT I WAS WITHA CO 27TH CBT ENGS GOT THERE IN AUG 68 CPT BACKER WAS WITH UT THEN THEN WENT TO THE 59TH WE GOT A S.F CPT COCCHEE GREAT CO GOT SAY THANKS TO ALL YOU MEN OF THE 59TH YOU DAD A GREAT JOB ON RT,547 ALL THE UNITES DID AND WELL THE 101ST THEY DID THE BEST THEY COULD DO TO KEEP THE NVA OFF OUR ASS GREAT WEB BRINGS BACK GOOD AND BAD MEMRYS BUT STILL ONE OF THE BEST WEBS I SEEN
SP/5 VINNY ALESTRA
3RD PT 3 SQD 68 69

Thursday, March 18th 2004 - 09:32:14 AM




Name:

Ray "Red" Porter

E-mail address:

ananda50@aol.com

Unit:

59th LC

Home:

Lee's Summit, MO

Comments:

Tim,
Thanks for all your work for the men of the 59th and Vietnam Vets.

Thursday, March 18th 2004 - 09:31:30 AM




Name:

jackie pounds

E-mail address:

jegoltry@bellsouth.net

Unit:

59th

Comments:

served with you all years back hope to here from you all soon again .
i was nick named papa san pounds so if you know me then give me a yell and keep in touch.

Thursday, March 18th 2004 - 09:26:31 AM




Name:

James Dertinger

E-mail address:

dertinger.1@osu.edu

Unit:

HHC 27th Engr (Cbt)

Comments:

A flood of memories. I'm proud to have served with first a class outfit. In country April 68 - April 69.

Thursday, March 18th 2004 - 08:48:59 AM




Name:

Zarichnak, Mike

E-mail address:

mlzarich@southernco.com

Unit:

59th LC

Thursday, March 18th 2004 - 08:20:08 AM




Name:

Dann Glenn

E-mail address:

composer@dannglenn.com

Homepage URL:

http://www.dannglenn.com/

Unit:

101st/14th CbtEng

Home:

St. Louis

Comments:

Tim,

It was an honor to go into battle with you my brother.It's hard to believe we are still walking the earth after these many decades have passed. You are one of the characters in my novel,(Harley)"Almost A Proverb," that is the 'real deal'.

Brothers,
Dann

Thursday, March 18th 2004 - 07:02:46 AM




Name:

ED Brookman

E-mail address:

erb@smart.net

Unit:

59th Engr. LCC, 14thEngr. C&D Co.

Comments:

These guys never broke the faith. We had some of the dirtiest work to do and we got it done! I would walk through the gates of Hell for any of these guys... They were there for me and I owe my life to some true heros!

A fellow by the name of Tim Botts is at the top of the list! And for those who did not come home... let us always remember the sacrafice they made!!!!

Lest we forget!

Thursday, March 18th 2004 - 04:48:40 AM




Name:

Dwight Peters

E-mail address:

hogyld@bellsouth.net

Unit:

59th eng lc

Comments:

viet nam 1970-1971

Thursday, March 18th 2004 - 12:52:34 AM




Name:

Dain Warton

E-mail address:

dewneck@comcast.net

Unit:

59th LC 1968

Home:

California

Comments:

Hey I have no pictures of Nam from 68, but maybe someone else has. It would be interesting to see some of the guys and myself look. I see that most of the pictures are from the 70s. Where is the Base Camp in the pictures. My whole time was spent in the Valley and all we did was cut down trees and grass.

Thursday, March 18th 2004 - 12:02:26 AM




Name:

Allen"DOC"Bunn

E-mail address:

cabunn@bellsouth.net

Unit:

59th Land Clearing

Home:

Memphis,Tn.

Comments:

Everyone that remembers me please get in touch.I was with 5the 59th in 69-70.

Doc Bunn

Wednesday, March 17th 2004 - 10:52:42 PM




Name:

Rodney M. Smith

E-mail address:

mailto:smaurod2@cfl.rr.com

Unit:

59th LC

Home:

FL

Comments:

Was 3rd plt. from Oct 68-15Mar69. Looking forward to seeing all that can make the reunion. Was at Peoria and Branson. Hope to see all that can be there. If you know the where abouts of any members of the 59th,ask them to show up and have a good showing of the 59th.Have them get in touch with any of us to let us know where they are. Still missing some of the names of the guys that started the unit before we went to Dong Ha in Jan '69.Still looking for all members.Bushwackers forever!

Wednesday, March 17th 2004 - 07:59:37 PM




Name:

jackie pounds

E-mail address:

mailto:jegoltry@bellsouth.net

Unit:

59th LC

Home:

FL

Comments:

served with you all and was wanting to keep in touch.nick name was papa san pounds on account of me being the oldest of you guys. hope to here from you all soon.
sincerly jackie pounds

Wednesday, March 17th 2004 - 07:58:08 PM




Name:

Melvin Rowe

E-mail address:

mailto:melvin.rowe@mostlo.ang.af.mil

Unit:

59th LC

Home:

MO

Comments:

I served with the 59 ENG (lc) 70-71. is there going to be another reunion?

Wednesday, March 17th 2004 - 07:56:30 PM




Name:

Tim Botts

E-mail address:

mailto:

Homepage URL:

http://www.geocities.com/ramblerky

Unit:

59th LC

Home:

IN

Comments:

Looks like our old guestbook has bit the dust. I hate to lose all the entries so let's hope the server gets it back up. In the meantime we can get by with this one.
Tim Botts

Wednesday, March 17th 2004 - 02:52:12 PM





First Name: JD 
Last Name: Poss 
Email: jd-poss@email.msn.com 
URL: http://members.aol.com/ebc84th/home/index.html 
Unit: 84th engineer Vietnam 
Comment: We of the 84th Engineer Association, Vietnam are very porud to list on our web site that the 59th L C was attached to the 84th at Da Nang, Vietnam. Col. Lycan spoke very highly of your unit. You are to be PROUD of your service to your country. 



First Name: David 
Last Name: Clark 
Email: drclark46@aol.com 
URL: 
Unit: 59th Engr Co (LC) 
Comment: I served in the 59th from July 69 thru May 70. For more than half that time I was the company clerk. None of us who were there have ever forgotten the 59th. Thank you for doing such a fine job constructing this web site.. 



First Name: Bill
Last Name: Gibbs
Email: 
URL: WWW.geocities.com/billy_g_elk 
Unit: 3rd/ 5th Cav. 9th Inf
Comment: My platoon and Troop secured Rome Plows from the 59LCC in Northern I Corp for about a month in June 1970. I have pictures on my web site, WWW.geocities.com/billy_g_elk. On 19 June, 1970 just southeast of My Loc on Hwy 558 running south off QL9 at Cam Lo we were securing a Plow Platoon. The day before, the plows had uncovered an NVA camp along a river bank. My track & one other were flying NVA flags that we picked up and it must have pissed the NVA off. The next morning just after daylight as we were moving out in column the leading Plow hit a mine at YD165530. We were taken under fire by small arms from all around the leading few tracks. I had a Sheridan M551 following the first Rome plow , then another plow, then my 26 APC. We engaged and then followed blood trails for awhile & found 2 NVA KIA. None of the engineers were hurt that day. When I say "secured" the plows, I am streching it a bit. You boys were a strange breed. The lead plow would just start off through where most men would fear to tread and the rest of you would follow. We talked about your unit then and still talk about you now. You were either fearless, brave, clueless, or just plain stupid. Five of the men from my Platoon have been meeting for several years and we still salute your bravery. I salute you now. Thank you. Lt Bill Gibbs 3rd/ 5th Cav. 9th Inf attached to 1st/5th Mech RVN 1970.

Bill Gibbs
430 E Main St
Springport, MI 49284-9774 
(517) 857-4191 




First Name: FREDRICK 
Last Name: HUTCHISON 
Email: mailto:HUTCHISF@AOL
URL: 
Unit: 59TH LC 
Comment: IT'S BEEN A FEW YEARS, WHAT HAPPENED TO THE MAINT PLT, ONLY ONE I SEE IS "RED CAIN. 




First Name: Larry 
Last Name: Campbell 
Email:mailto:lrcok@swbell.net
URL: 
Unit: 59th Engr. Landclearing Co. 
Comment: I was with the 137th LE Co. from 9/1/70 to 9/1/71 I extened and went to the 59th in Danang remember when the whole co. had to take all those rabies shots. Sp 5 Larry Campbell 



First Name: Bob 
Last Name: Hosch 
Email: mailto:shark91@saukherald.com
URL: 
Unit: 59th land clearing 
Comment: dozzer operator 3rd platoon 



First Name: paul 
Last Name: farrell 
Email: mailto:pfarrell@mpinet.net
URL: 
Unit: 329th eng det & 59th 
Comment: I went from the 329th eng det to the 59th in phu bai for about 8 months and then back to the 329th when I extended and stayed with them till 1972. My tour was from February 1968 to June 1972, but I made it! 




First Name: Lawrence 
Last Name: Kimmel 
Email: lzkimmel@cableone.net
URL: 
Unit: 59th LC Co. 
Comment: I served with the 59th from 10-68 to 3-70. Welcome home Brothers. What citations did the 59th recieve if any. HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OF YOU!! 




First Name: Roger 
Last Name: White 
Email: mailto:jer_3133@hotmail.com
URL: 
Unit: 59th LC 
Comment: I served with the 59th LC maintenance platoon from 11/70 to 12/71 



First Name: FREDRICK 
Last Name: HUTCHISON 
Email: mailto:HUTCHISF@AOL.COM
URL: 
Unit: 59TH LC MAINT PLT 
Comment: EVERYTIME I REVIEW THIS WEBSITE I FIND SOMETHING NEW. PHOTO ALBUM5 2ND PICTURE DOWN ON LEFT SIDE, 1ST GUY ON LEFT SIDE OF ROPE IS ME. I SEE RED CAIN ,ERNIE WEEKS AND JACKIE POUNDS AND OTHERS IN THIS PHOTO. I WAS WITH 59TH LC FROM AUG 70 TO AUG 71. MEMORIE 



First Name: Bob 
Last Name: Baker 
Email: bandgbaker@comcast.net
URL: 
Unit: 59th Engr Co (LC) 
Comment: I was the first CO of the 59th LC. We formed at 18th Bde HQ in Oct 68, spent the next couple of months getting fully equipped. We trained by clearing a rocket belt around Cam Rahn Bay. We deployed on Jan 1, 69 by LST to northern I Corps 



First Name: Dave 
Last Name: Kitchen 
Email: Kshovelhead@aol.com 
URL: 
Unit: 59th Eng. LC 
I was an operator in the 3rd platoon from I believe mid 69 to mid 70. Those were very foggy days for me but have recaputured bits and pieces since talking to Carl and Tim who I might add has done an excellent job on this web-site. I would love to hear from anyone I may have served with over there that may help me remember a few things. Good luck to all in the New Year and welcome home Brothers.......... 



First Name: Terry 
Last Name: Braid 
Email: mailto:T_M_Braid@msm.com
URL: 
Unit: 59th LC 
Comment: It was great to find this page on land clearing. After looking at the reunion photos some of you are getting old.SP-5 Braid (SFC Ret.) 



First Name: James 
Last Name: Hartley 
Email: mailto:h100475@eastky.net
URL: 
Unit: D Co.14th Combat Engineers 18th Brigade 45th Group 
Comment: Great job with the web site. I was with the 18th Brigade, 14th Combat Engineers during 70-71. Moved up to Quang Tri afer a couple of months with the 4th Engineers at An Khe. We were first at Camp Evans with the 101st Airborne, then moved to Quang Tri 



First Name: woody 
Last Name: tyson 
Email: mailto:wtysonlove@aol.com
URL: http://www.woodytyson.com 
Unit: 1bn 18th inf 1st inf div 
Comment: nice site you have. visit my pow/mia page at: http://www.woodytyson.com/woody53/adopt.html 



First Name: Paul 
Last Name: Farley 
Email: mailto:EBC84th@aol.com
URL: 
Unit: 84th engineers 
Comment: We of the 84th EBC, would like to say WELCOME HOME!!!!!!!! Paul 



First Name: JD 
Last Name: Poss 
Email: mailto:jd-poss@email.msn.com
URL: http://members.aol.com/ebc84th/home/index.html 
Unit: 84th engineer Vietnam 
Comment: We of the 84th Engineer Association, Vietnam are very porud to list on our web site that the 59th L C was attached to the 84th at Da Nang, Vietnam. Col. Lycan spoke very highly of your unit. You are to be PROUD of your service to your country. 



First Name: Jim 
Last Name: Bouchard 
Email: mailto:27lct@mail2.gis.net
URL: 
Unit: 27th Land Clearing Team 
Comment: Just found your web site. Very interesting pictures. I have seen the same many times before. I was one of the original 27th Land Clearing Team members, the first to go to "Nam", May 67 from Ft. Lewis, Washington. 



First Name: Cecil W. 
Last Name: Brown 
Email: mailto:brownlincec@aol.com
URL: 
Unit: 630th. Engineers (L.E.) 
Comment: What an awesome website! I especially liked the memorial page. The 59th. was clearing for the 630th. when we build road 591, west of Phu Bai, in '69. Once again, excellent website. Keep up the great work. 



First Name: Kevin M. 
Last Name: Langford 
Email:mailto:klang35@hotmail.com
URL: 
Unit: 
Comment: Was never in the service. But sure glad to know you guys were out there fighting for us thank you so much. I know you all got the shaft but I am sure glad you guy's were there to protect us.. thanks again Kevin.............................. 



First Name: Woodrow 
Last Name: Lyon 
Email: mailto:woodrow.lyon@ms.ngb.army.mil
URL: 
Unit: 27th Combat Engineer Bn 
Comment: The men and equipment of the 27th En Bn and the attached 591st Light Equip Co were organized into one or two land clearing platoons by adding rome plows to our standard D7Es and picking up M548 Cargo Carriers with ring mount for 50 Cals. 



First Name: donna 
Last Name: call 
Email: mailto:tnkr1bell@aol.com
URL: 
Unit: 
Comment: in loving memory of my brother cliffrord osterhoudt 



First Name: Pinckney 
Last Name: Lynch 
Email: mailto:Slynch@aol.com
URL: 
Unit: 59th LC 9/70-9/71 
Comment: I was in the 3rd platoon and ran 73 till we went to KheSan then came back and ran New 50. Left while the company was in Danang. Had a great time at the reunion last year and looking forward to the next one. Good to see so many new faces on here. 



First Name: Nancy 
Last Name: Burns 
Email: mailto:leeann45@aol.com
URL: 
Unit: 
Comment: In loving memory of my Nephew Clifford Osterhoudt. 



First Name: KATHY 
Last Name: DUEMIG 
Email: mailto:KATRINAJEA@AOL.COM
URL: 
Unit: 
Comment: MY NEPHEW IS CLIFFORD ROY OSTERHOUDT 



First Name: penny 
Last Name: fox 
Email: 
URL: 
Unit: 59th 
Comment: in memory of my uncle clifford roy OSTERHOUDT 



First Name: Philip S. 
Last Name: Nowalk 
Email: mailto:pnowalk@twcny.rr.com
URL: 
Unit: 39th Engineers Batallion 
Comment: I would like some information on whether or not I could find a sight where my unit would be located. 18th Brigade, 39th Engineers Batallion, LZ Baldy, TamKee, LZGoldie,Chu Li Any help at all would be appreciated Thank You 



First Name: David 
Last Name: Clark 
Email: mailto:drclark46@aol.com
URL: 
Unit: 59th Engr Co (LC) 
Comment: I served in the 59th from July 69 thru May 70. For more than half that time I was the company clerk. None of us who were there have ever forgotten the 59th. Thank you for doing such a fine job constructing this web site.. 



First Name: William 
Last Name: Brown 
Email: 
URL: 
Unit: 59th LC 
Comment: 



First Name: kenny 
Last Name: baldwin 
Email: mailto:skinny_kenny_b@yahoo.com
URL: 
Unit: 
Comment: 



First Name: Gerald 
Last Name: Wing 
Email: mailto:jrrwng@netscape.net
URL: 
Unit: 59thLC 
Comment: The most memorable time of my life was spent with the 59th 



First Name: donnie 
Last Name: baldwin 
Email: mailto:joba@peoplepc.com
URL: 
Unit: 
Comment: 



First Name: Tom 
Last Name: Marshall 
Email: mailto:wtmjr@attglobal.net
URL: 
Unit: 
Comment: I would appreciate some one writing me the stories of the action on March 14, 1971, during Dewey Canyon/Lam Son 719. That was a very bad day for your company. I am working on another book about Lam Son 719. Check out "The Price Of Exit" if you want 



First Name: JIM 
Last Name: MCCARTHY 
Email: mailto:jfm000@hotmail.com
URL: 
Unit: 
Comment: 



First Name: Theresa 
Last Name: Alcorn 
Email: mailto:theresaalcorn@hotmail.com
URL: 
Unit: 
Comment: This is a great web site. You did a great job on it Mr. Tim!!!!! I like that Ky mule plate. 



First Name: Donn 
Last Name: Lee 
Email: mailto:Gpadonn@aol.com
URL: 
Unit: 59th Engr. LC 
Comment: I really like the site, I have some info. that you can maybe use, pictures, articles. 



First Name: Dave 
Last Name: Ellis 
Email: mailto:cellis1128@aol.com
URL: 
Unit: 27th LCT 
Comment: Just found out one of my Brothers wears a 59th LCT patch. Name of Ron Davis, Medic. Anyone remember him contact me I'll pass on the word 



First Name: John 
Last Name: Taylor 
Email: mailto:jtay232@aol.com
URL: 
Unit: A Co. 84th EBC 
Comment: 



First Name: jack 
Last Name: 
Email: mailto:wmmjack@aol.com
URL: http://members.aol.com/wmm161/preface.htm 
Unit: 1st Bn 61st Inf 5th Div 
Comment: Great sight. Have been trying to find info on you guys and here it all is. Keep up the good work. 



First Name: BEVERLY 
Last Name: OSTERHOUDT 
Email: mailto:bosterh1@twcny.rr.com
URL: 
Unit: 
Comment: 



First Name: DAVID 
Last Name: GEONANGA 
Email: mailto:ACCORD1@GTE.NET
URL: 
Unit: 
Comment: PROUD TO HAVE SERVED WITH THE 59TH 



First Name: beverly 
Last Name: osterhoudt 
Email: mailto:oster3026@yahoo.com
URL: 
Unit: 59thlc 
Comment: 



First Name: Ed 
Last Name: Brookman 
Email: mailto:erb@smart.net
URL: excite.com 
Unit: 59thlc 
Comment: looking good!!!!!! 



First Name: larry 
Last Name: osborn 
Email: mailto:chosb@.aol.com
URL: 
Unit: 196thcombatengrdet 
Comment: very nice trying to find info on our connection was with you guys for two weeks before laos invaison 



First Name: Rodney M.. 
Last Name: Smith 
Email: mailto:Smaurod@aol.com
URL: 
Unit: 59thLCC 68-69 
Comment: Was one of the originals from 10/68 til 3/69.Tim, I have a few pics and some old orders with some of the missing names for the roster.Looking to see all in Peoria. 



MIKE GOMER PYLE - 12/12/00 02:41:52
My URL:http://www.blueridge.net/mpyle
My Email:mpyle@blueridge.net
Comments:
LEAST WE FORGET 





T. Kavinsky - 12/05/00 18:57:13
My Email:skandog@ak.net
Comments:
It is great to find another site devoted to Veterans.. Thank you. T.Kavinsky 18th Bde 39th Bn LCT 





michael w black sr - 12/01/00 21:58:30
My Email:michael2ezy@prodigy.net
Comments:
nice suite tim i am a former member of the 86th combat engr's land clearing plt was in country sept 1 67 to sept 1 68 i spent over 11 month's in the bush alway's looked forword to a stand down at bearcat and when we went in i couldent wait to get back to he bush i guess i am just a sucker for mud and bug's and tent's that dident keep you dry i still do a lot of camping but it's a lot more fun when you are not getting shot at and dont have to heat your chow with C 4 and are not limited to ham n egg's chope or bennie wennies 7 day's a week or rice and bean's but i must admit i do miss the good ole C"s from time to time but i dont think ill go back to nam to get some .and welcome home to all my fellow vietnam vet's 





JOHN BARDEN - 11/29/00 17:51:11
My URL:http://http://communities.msn.com/JBS39THPHOTOS&naventryid=100
My Email:jbflaco@yahoo.com
Comments:
TIM, I AM BACK AND FINISHED LOOKING AROUND THIS SITE YOU ALL HAVE HERE. I SEE YOU DO KNOW WAYNE JOHNSTON, I LIKE THE WAY YOU HAVE THE SITES LINKED. WAYNE HAS SOME GOOD STORIES ABOUT THE AREA AROUND HILL 43 AND QUANG NAI CONCERNING THE 39TH AND 59TH. YOUR MEMORIAL PAGE IS BEAUTIFULLY DONE. KEEP ADDING TO YOUR SITE AS YOU GET MORE INFO., WE WANT TO KNOW MORE. IT IS AN HONOR TO KNOW THAT THE 39TH HAD A UNIT LIKE THE 59TH ATTACHED TO IT. TODAY YOU WOULD BE CONSIDERED AND ENVIRMENTLIST WORST NIGHT MARE! YOUR BROTHER,JOHN BARDEN HHC 39TH EN.BN.CBT JAN. 68 TO JAN. 69 





Bill Stutler - 11/29/00 01:43:10
My Email:Buf4611359@aol.com
Comments:
I'm Impressed, Will be back when I have more time. Think I heard a buddy of mine say he had been in the 59th Will check and tell him where you are. 





Darrell Botts - 11/26/00 23:12:11
My Email:mdbotts@ckt.net
Comments:
We visited the wall when it came to Kansas.I lost some friends in that political mess.When I was discharged in NY City we had to stay in small groups for our on protection,seems we were baby killers even though we had spent the last two years in Europe.I till hate draft dodgers. 





Dennis Linn - 11/26/00 17:17:55
My Email:bigdlinn@juno.com
Comments:
I was a squad leader in B Co. 1/6th and did one stent pulling security with you guys in '70. I was impressed and thought the job was tough and done with great abandon and skill. 





GEORGE W. THOMAS (G.W.) - 11/26/00 17:11:00
My Email:PS23D30@CAROLINA.NET
Comments:
MY HAT IS OFF TO ALL YOUR GUYS AND MAY GOD BLESS ALL YOU HAVE DONE. SALUTE!!!! I WAS B CO. 39TH ENGR. 18TH BD. 45TH GP. I HELPED SWEEP SOME OF THE ROADS YOU GUYS CLEARED. GOD HELP ME I WAS GLAD THEY WERE CLEAR TOO. YOU CAN FIND ME ON THE 39TH BATTALION MESSAGE BOARD MOST OF THE TIME OR GLAD TO HAVE A E-MAIL FROM YOU ALSO. THANKS FOR BEING THERE MEN. BROTHERS THEN AND NOW, G.W. (GRUB WORM) 





John Barden - 11/24/00 23:01:35
My Email:jbflaco@yahoo.com
Comments:
WELL DONE, I REALLY LIKED THE PHOTOS. YOU GUYS TELL IT LIKE IT IS. I WAS WITH HHC 39TH EN. BN. AT CHULAI 1-68 TO 1-69. I'LL BE BACK, SINCE YOU ARE ALWAYS UNDER CONSTRUCTION,AND SEE WHAT IS NEW. 





Leslie lee - 11/24/00 04:36:15
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Tim Botts - 11/24/00 01:54:58
My Email:mailto:
Comments:
Thanks to all of you guys. You made the 59th the very best company in the U S Army. I'm very proud to be a part of it. Everytime I visit another website, I leave this URL in hopes that other bushwackers may find us. We are now being displayed on some of t e search engines as The 59th Land Clearing Company. God bless you all. 





woody woods - 11/24/00 01:03:32
My Email:redman7mmstw@yahoo.com
Comments:
thanks tim for reminding us of our comrades who paid the supreme price,that we can have this day of thanks in the best country the world has ever known 





Larry Kimmel - 11/23/00 20:58:54
My Email:larrykimmel@earthlink.net
Comments:
I miss you guys very much. I will never forget you. I'll see all of you someday. Rest in peace. 





Mark Whitt - 11/18/00 00:10:00
My Email:mwhitt4190@aol.com
Comments:
Great site, takes me back a few years when I looked through the photos. From a helicopter crewchief, we all had a job to do and we did it. 





Bill Mathews - 10/31/00 00:55:27
My Email:wmathews@cfl.rr.com
Comments:
Tim, Your continued hard work is making this page one to make all of us really proud. Please keep up the good work. 





sp/4 woody l woods - 10/25/00 17:18:08 

My Email:redman7mmstw@yahoo.com
Comments:
hello little joe,brooks,paul,gary and all the rest who remember woody lamar woods 





Roger White - 10/25/00 13:57:24
My Email:jer_3133@hotmail.com
Comments:
truly fine pictures. They brought back many memories of a time of commaraderie. 







paul farrell - 10/25/00 01:47:33
My Email:pfarrell@mpinet.net
Comments:
I'm one of those that got there in 68 and left in 69 and went to another unit called the 329th engineers if you hear of any of them please forward them to me thanks paul 





Tom Mauritz - 10/22/00 17:27:04
My URL:http://gruntlife.freeservers.com/
My Email:tmauritz@nctc.com
Comments:
You have put together an excellent web site Tim. It has been a pleasure to visit and there are many memories with in your pages. I will definitely come back to check out what is new. Welcome Home! Tom Mauritz 





Donald Almendares - 10/20/00 23:21:15
My Email:dalmendares
Comments:
Good Job Tim 





scott j. and nina r. - 10/05/00 01:17:22
My Email:nmuccill@seidata.com
Comments:
what a wonderful spirit you've captured here Tim. i'm proud to be your friend and neighbor. love and peace. scott j. and nina r. 





Michael Shaw - 10/04/00 01:34:40
My Email:mshaw03@sprynet.com
Comments:
Tim and the gang...I guess I am an honorary member of the 59th Land Clearing Company. I was in C Company next door to you folks (my, but you were a roudy bunch). As most of you know, Harry Prince was a friend of mine, and on occassion I spent the night n the field with you guys, sharing Harry's tent, and some of his thoughts. What a great guy he was and a tragic loss! I really enjoyed the re-union and look forward to the next one. Thanks for having me. Mike Shaw 





"Red" Ray Porter - 09/30/00 18:28:21
My Email:ananda50@aol.com
Comments:
Thanks for the website. I haven't yet explored it, but I thought I would go ahead and register. I was a welder/repairman with the 59th from Sept. '70 to Sept. '71. Our rear area was Chu Lai for most of that time. I'd be glad to hear from anybody from hose times. Later Brother, Red for K.C., MO 





Sonny Lynch - 09/27/00 04:37:10
My Email:Slynch96@aol.com
Comments:
Hey Tim this gets better each time I stop in. I am proud to have been with the 59th Aug. 70-Aug71 Hello to all the rest of your "Bushwackers". Look forward to seeing all again soon. My son and I both had a great time with all in Aug 2000 





Jackie Pounds - 09/25/00 16:49:04
My Email:jgoltry@bellsouth.net
Comments:
Thanks Tim Great Job Our strength comes from God. Through Him all things are possiable. 





Lionel Roach - 09/23/00 12:14:04
My Email:ljr@281.com
Comments:
CO, 59th LC the last quarter of 1969 to May 1970. Retired from the Army Reserve in 1991 as a LTC. 





jackie l. pounds - 09/22/00 21:50:54
My Email:jgoltry@bellsouth.net
Comments:
thanks for this for all my friends that served with me in war and would love to see everyone again please call me at 407-380-9963 name is ssg jackie l. pounds known as papa san if you now me please call me sincerly jackie pounds. 





Bill Mathews - 09/22/00 00:48:55
My Email:wmathews@cfl.rr.com
Comments:
Tim, You've done a great job on this page, it's nice to see the photo album, I sure don't know who all those young guys are. Keep up the good work, I'll send some more photo's soon. 





Geoff "tiny" Denight - 09/19/00 14:30:34
My Email:gdenight@cwnetdg.io
Comments:
Even after all these years it's still hard to imagine them gone. We were such a close group that I still have a tough time with accepting it. But this is such a good thing to do for them. 





Ryan Leusink - 09/18/00 23:04:00
My Email:ryan42@mailcity.com
Comments:
Thanks for all your work Dad,and all the rest of you. God bless all of you. 





Israel McIntosh - 09/18/00 22:37:34
My Email:IEMcIntosh@prdigy.net
Comments:
I'm glad to know such an honorable man. keep up the good work. 





Mike Fox - 09/07/00 03:38:52
My Email:bluegrassrocks@cs.com
Comments:
God bless all 





Hazel Kimbrell - 09/06/00 11:08:16
My URL:http://www.geocities.com/hjk49/index.html
My Email:playground@carol.net
Comments:
Tim, this is Hazel, no not the plow, the person {{{SMILE}}}, You have done a great job with this site, keep up the good work. The world should know what you Landclearing men had to endure in Vietnam. My husband is a PROUD LANDCLEARER from the 60th LCC, ak the "Jungle Eaters" from 1970-71. God Love You Engineers! ! ! To be added to the Landclearers Association mailing list for upcoming reunions for "ALL" of the Landclearing Units of Vietnam "ALL" years, contact me at: playground@carol.net or: Landclearers' Association, P.O. Box 503, Westminster, SC 29693. 





Gary " Mule " Phelps - 09/05/00 00:25:40
My Email:GTKG70@aol.com
Comments:
Tim this is a Great job, these guys gave it all they were friends of mine and I think about them every day. Thank You Tim for honoring our fallen commrades Your a true Friend MULE 





Carl RED Cain-Maint. Plt. - 09/04/00 21:40:47
My Email:craisincain@aol.com
Comments:
WOW--GREAT JOB TIM--we had 18 guys at our last reunion and hope for more in 2002. If anyone needs more info ph-304-366-6365 





John Rebman - 09/04/00 21:38:12
My Email:JRebman417@aol.com
Comments:
Great web site. Proud to know Tim Botts as a friend of mine. A gallant solider who fought and cleared the way for others as a member of the 59th Land Clearing Company in Vietnam........ John Rebman Hamilton, Ohio 





Von Murray - 09/03/00 01:48:21
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Debbie - 09/03/00 00:59:54
My Email:
Comments:
Good job Tim, I knew you could do it.




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