May the following rest in peace, as they rest forever within the hearts and minds of their comrades-in-arms.
C0L(ret) WILLIAM J. MONYHAN: N Charleston, SC Passed away 4-3-98 BN CO 4/60 67-68
CLARENCE 'CLYDE' WAITE: Passed away early in 1999 D- 1/44 66-67
HELP! DID YOU KNOW? HELP!
JIM MCLAUGHLIN, brother of John McLaughlin who was KIA on May II, 1969 at LZ OASIS while serving with D-4/60, would like to hear from anyone who knew or served with his brother. John was an Azimuth-Tracker with the Dusters. His brother, Jim, says that he has "so many questions" and that "it means so much to know that there are those out there who still remember, who still care!!!" Contact Jim at: 226 Aston Mt Road RR2 Avoca, PA
18641 Ph: (570)-457-4632 Let's help this man out!
JEFF NORMAN would like to hear from some of the soldiers that served in Vietnam with his dad. His dad,
Douglas Norman, was a Section Chief with the 4/60 in 69-70. He would appreciate any information- This was obtained off of the DQS WWWBOARD and we do not have an address or phone number at this time. You may contact Ed Allen at (812)-845-2303 or e-mail at DusterEd@Juno.com to offer information or for contact information for Jeff Help this son learn about his father!
Remember! All who make their DQS Dues Donation for 1999 will receive not only the newly re-instituted
DQS Membership Card, but also a copy of the DQS Roster! SEND YOUR DUES DONATION IN TODAY!
Send to: Clyde Larsen - 353 Dartmouth - Elgin, IL 60123
If you had sent a response to Ed Allen via e-mail on one of the inquiries in the last newsletter (Duc Lat Special Forces Camp or other), please re-send it. My (Ed) computer and I misplaced them. Thanks!
JUSTIN! PRICE BREAK!
Maury Drummond with the USS KIDD MEMORIAL has informed us that he has arranged with the BELLE OF BATON ROUGE for DQS Reunion and Candlelight Memorial Service attendees to eat at the Club Car Cafe, located in the Atrium near the Kidd, at a reduced price on Friday July 9, 1999! The Friday evening buffet is a Seafood Buffet that normally runs around $15 each-, however, we will be able to enjoy this fare for $10 (including tax and gratuity)! You must wear your reunion name tag to receive this special offer - Our thanks to Maury!! This will be a 'pay your own at that time' situation.
COLD WAR CERTIFICATE
Pursuant to Section 1084 of the 1998 National Defense Authorization Act, all who served in the Armed Forces or as Government Civilian personnel between September 2, 1945 and December 26, 1991 are eligible for the Cold War Certificate. You must apply for this certificate- you will not be contacted. Information on how to apply may be obtained at the following web address: http://www.sdcw.army.mil/coldwar . Request can only be made on-line. It is suggested that those without this capability contact a friend or on of the local veterans organizations for assistance. April 5,1999 was the first day that applications were accepted.
THE DQS (YOUR) STORY
Interest with backing has been expressed in a book on our (DQS's) stories of Vietnam. Not just battle stories, but any stories - anecdotes, funny or touching, you won't believe this or impressions - whatever. Start today!