1st Bn 83rd Arty
1) Berkley Fogelsonger "Foggy"
Headquarters/ 1st/83rd - 2nd/94th FA
8/70 - 11/71
so what about 1st of 83rd in camp eagle?
2) Don Aird
FDC C btry 1/83
1/70 - 3/71
C btry moved 11 times while I was there. A & B sat on the same fire bases for a year! While on Veghel an ammo dump blew up, a cat skinner saved our lives.
Navy EA-6 clips FDC antenna flying low from a bombing run near Veghel
3) Gary ( Doc) Hill
1/83 Arty - B Btry 2/94 Arty
12/70 - 12/71
I was B Btry medic from about June 71 till Dec 71. Prior to that I served as medic on various firebases with 1/83 Arty.
4) Rick Ploetz
A Btry 1/83 FA
5/69 - 5/70
I was the mechanic for our 4 8"/175mm SP's. FSB Bastogne, Roy, raids to the A Shaw and DMZ.
5) Dan O'Brien
Dan's Pics & Operational Report 15 May 69
A Btry 1stBn 83rd ARTY 8in-175mm
Jan 69-Jan70 Afghanistan
Thank you brothers of the 8in and 175mm for putting up this great sight. At Bastogne,Blaze Cannon and Roy, Welcome home ALL On Time- On Target Dan
6) Richard Deschamps
I started with 1st 83rd then went to 2nd 94th. Spent time at FB Bastogne, Birmingham, Vandigrif? and DaNang.
7) Edward (Doc) Johnson
1/83rd and 2/94th
11/70 to 11/71
My last tour I started with the 1/83rd and it joined the 2/94th and the 1/83rd colors were sent home. I was a medic with HHB and various other batteries.
8) Angelo Giordano (Dittywop)
Glad to have found this site. Looking for all vets from this time in Nam-4/69-5/70 in C btry 1/83rd
9) Rich Peabody
A battery, 1F83FA
sept 1969 / nov 1970
I don't see much about the 1st of the 83rd FA? "On The Way" sprinkled up the Ashau..Blaze , Birmingham, Bastogne, Roy, etc.... Ah well
10) John (Pat) Davey
I sure would like to attend the Reunion at the end of April but my wife and I will be in Hawaii for our 30th wedding anniversary.Looking foreward to contacting some of the guys. Hope to be at the next reunion.
11) Bernard J. Downey (Barney \ Airborne)
A Btry., 1\83rd F.A. (FSB Bastogne)
8-70 To 8-71
Would like to hear from Johnny Araiza, Rubin Rodriquez, "Cootie" from South Carolina, Johnny Cleveland....these are just a few of the names I can remember and all other "On The Way" brothers that served during this period. God Bless all you guys!
83rd arty fort brag n c
1958 to 1961
Looking for anyone who served in the 83rd artillery at Fort Bragg N. C. Between the years 1958-1961 I am looking for some of my old buddies.
13) Sid Johnston (SP5-13E20)
HHB/C 1stBn/83rd; 108 Grp during Lam Son 719
April 70-April 71
Was originally at HHB 1/83 until Lam Son 719. Joined C Btry and went to Con Thien, then went to 108 Group to help fire in 2/94 and 8/4 batteries in/around Khe Sanh.
14) Tom Gardner
B Btry, 1/83 FA, FDC section
Oct 68 - Oct 69
It has been a long time, yet seems like it was just yesterday. Hope to hear from some of you.
15) James Harris
1/83 hhc survey platoon
looking for the medic's name who was killed at bastogne in 5/69..anyone have any names
16) Bill Taggart
1/83 HQ Btry Survey
Was with the 1/83 from Ft Sill in 4/66 through Viet Nam at Nui Dat with Australian Task Force until 11/67. Conatct me if you were part of that group.
17) Bruce Taiji
HHC 1st BN 83rd Arty
Feb 68 - Apr 69
Was a Commo SPC with HHC when it was in Nui Dat and then moved to Phu Bai (Camp Eagle). Interested in locating buddies from that time frame
18) Malcolm Decker
I was an FDO in C Btry from Nov. 69 to March 70. Then went to Battalion as an FDO until 10-70. Then 7 more months at the 7th Training Btn USATC at Ft Sill.
19) David Jackson
HQ Btry 1stBn/83rd FA
November 1967 - November 1968
Arrived in Nui Dat in November of '67 as an 82C surveyor. After Tet the Bn moved North. Later I was put in HQ FDC. Radio known as 'Delta Juliet'
20) JOHN PETERS
I WAS WITH BRAVO MAINTS MOTOR POOL!OUR DUTIES WERE TO KEEP ALL VEHICLES ON LINE. THIS INCLUDED THE 4 SP GUNS.I REMEMBER MOVING FROM LZ'S & FS BASES A NUMBER OF TIMES. I LEFT NAM FROM FSB ROY.I ALSO RECALL BURNING CRAP BACK AT BASE CAMP.WOULD LIKE TO HERE FROM ANYBODY THAT I SERVED WITH. IT HAS BEEN MANY YEARS & A WORLD APART BUT THE MEMORIES ARE STILL CLEAR.
21) Steve Freeman
Iam from Virginia.Served with a home bro.named Gary Spence.Were on Birmingham,Vandergrif And JJ Carol.Our 175 howitzer had "Birth Control" painted on tube.Ring any bells? Welcome home all.
22) Dennis P. Donati
I was the Signal Officer while I was there. Would like to here from some of the Commo guys. I still send Christmas cards to Ed Fegenbush and his family if his name rings a bell with anybody.
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