Name: Dr. Arthur Pitz Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Moline, IL Date: Thursday November 17, 2016 12:39:16 GMT Comments: I'm interested in being on your mailing list.
Name: Sonja Smith-Holybee Email: email@example.com Location: Forestville, CA Date: Monday August 22, 2016 14:00:34 GMT Comments: I grew up in Davenport and left in 1968 and have been in this area ever since. I am the Associate Rep for Chapter 223, in Santa Rosa, CA. Welcome Home.
Name: Jack Burrell Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Davenport, IA Date: Saturday August 6, 2016 19:47:48 GMT Comments: Interested in being aware of what is happening with our veterans in Scott County.
Name: Nick McQuistion Email: email@example.com Location: Fulton, IL Date: Monday May 23, 2016 15:26:47 GMT Comments: Drafted 1969 into the Army served in Plieku, VietNam till 1971. Came out a Spc 4
Name: Chuck Ramsey Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Nashville, NC Date: Sunday May 22, 2016 15:21:49 GMT Comments: I met one of your officers in NC at a convenient store and he gave me one of your coins. I wanted to check that he and his family made it home safe. Thanks for the short reunion. Chuck
Name: Lawrence Paul Email: email@example.com Location: Mason City IA Date: Monday February 22, 2016 21:02:36 GMT Comments: You have a beautiful website. Larry Paul, VVA Chapter 790 Mason City, IA.
Name: George Reischling Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Rutledge TN Date: Saturday January 30, 2016 16:50:18 GMT Comments: "TO THOSE WHO HAVE FOUGHT FOR IT, LIFE HAS A FLAVOR THAT THE PROTECTED WILL NEVER KNOW!" I came upon your site while surfing the net and knew that the above statement would have special meaning for you. I served with 3/22nd, 25th Infantry Division out of Tay Ninh as an infantryman. Fought the NVA on the slopes of Nui Ba Den twice with numerous firefights in and around the area bordering the Cambodian border. After 5 months in the field, I was pulled to the 93rd Evac at Long Binh to work with soldiers suffering.
Name: Curtis L. Igo Email: email@example.com Location: Iowa City IA Date: Sunday November 22, 2015 13:32:36 GMT Comments: I was Army Infantry from 19 June 1973 till 18 April 1979. I served most of my time in Schweinfurt, Germany at Ledward Barracks.
Name: Jerry Bennett Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Davenport IA Date: Sunday September 27, 2015 10:55:44 GMT Comments: Just browsing. Air Force Vietnam 71-72.
Name: Larry Ward Email: email@example.com Location: Azle TX Date: Saturday July 25, 2015 20:32:01 GMT Comments: Do you all have a Chapter 776 t-shirt, and how much? Thanks Vietnam Vet 1970 and 1971.
Name: Rod Kjersten Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Donahue IA Date: Thursday July 23, 2015 23:17:05 GMT Comments: Planning to join after 08/01/2015.
Name: Gail E. McCollum Email: email@example.com Location: Wapello IA Date: Wednesday July 8, 2015 17:15:09 GMT Comments: Served in Vietnam Aug 1966 to August 1967 Currently Quartermaster at VFW Post 5166 Wapello, Ia. I'm considering joining the VVA.
Name: Bruce Alan Cheek Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Eldridge IA Date: Tuesday June 2, 2015 23:42:14 GMT Comments: Life member of VVA776.
Name: John P. Lavelle Email: email@example.com Location: Bettendorf IA Date: Monday May 25, 2015 10:32:52 GMT Comments: Really nice calendar of events right there when the members enter the site. thank you RG.
Name: Rick Fredericksen Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Des Moines IA Date: Wednesday January 21, 2015 10:45:36 GMT Comments: I'm a reporter with Iowa Public Radio in Des Moines. Do you have any Iowa veterans who were in the Marine landing at Da Nang in March, 1965. The 50th anniversary of our combat involvement in Vietnam is approaching and I'm trying to identify a veteran who was there.
Name: Mark Braverman Email: Location: Davenport IA Date: Wednesday November 26, 2014 17:28:54 GMT Comments: I am a Vietnam veteran towards the very end of the war. I don't have real good vision so I can't drive but would have interest in events you do.
Name: Tom Cox Email: email@example.com Location: East Moline IL Date: Friday November 21, 2014 15:25:38 GMT Comments: KSTT sent show tapes to Vietnam in mid 60's. Do you know if any member still have those tapes. If so I would pay to have them duped onto CD's Let me know. Anyway, thanks for your consideration, but more important-thanks for your service Tom Cox.
Name: Rick Becker Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Cedar Falls IA Date: Wednesday September 10, 2014 04:49:52 GMT Comments: I want to thank the Veterans that voted for my 1982 Corvette as the Veterans Choice at the Vettes on The River Sept 6th in LeClaire. It means a lot, as I have had the car 27 years and rarely show it. Thanks Again, Rick in Cedar Falls, Navy Nam in 66.
Name: Richard A. Peck Email: email@example.com Location: Tipton IA Date: Wednesday June 25, 2014 12:51:22 GMT Comments: In country 1/68 to 5/69, Air Mobile Radar Ban Me Thuot, and Phan Rang/LZ Sherry.
Name: Darean Keith Witt Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Clinton IA Date: Wednesday March 19, 2014 07:42:20 GMT Comments: My grandfather Larry Witt served in Vietnam.
Name: Gary P. Jansen Email: email@example.com Location: Bettendorf IA Date: Monday February 24, 2014 18:40:04 GMT Comments: US Navy Reserve from Apr 64 - Apr 70. NAVCOMSTAPHIL - Philippines and VQ1 DET DELTA - Danang AFB, SVN.
Name: Steve Lowther Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Silvis IL Date: Saturday February 8, 2014 02:09:42 GMT Comments: Served from May 29 '65 to July 7 '66, infantry M-60 gunner. Has been a very good news letter, I have looked at many times and never been dissapointed.
Name: Ed Rumpza Email: Rumpzaej@juno.com Location: Princeton IA Date: Sunday September 1, 2013 11:08:41 GMT Comments: Cam Rahn Bay - 1968-69 - Naval Air Recon base.
Name: Terry Gilbert Email: email@example.com Location: Davenport IA Date: Tuesday August 27, 2013 19:02:06 GMT Comments: Served with Marine Squadron VMA 121 at Chu Lia from 1966 to 1967 and Marine Squadron VMA 211 at Bien Hoa Air Base from 1971 to 1972.
Name: Jerry Schrader Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Franklin TN Date: Tuesday August 27, 2013 09:25:06 GMT Comments: I'm still a Life Member Paid to VVAChapter 776, even though I no longer live in Iowa. I'm not very computer savvy and am trying to sign up for the chapter blog.
Name: Clarke Barnes Email: email@example.com Location: Geneseo IL Date: Saturday June 15, 2013 16:45:06 GMT Comments: Served in Vietnam from October 1968 to November 1969 - assigned to HqBn, OSJA, 3rd Marine Division.
Name: Albert H. Kirk Email: Location: Davenport IA Date: Monday March 30, 2013 11:30:09 GMT Comments: 4th Division, 1968.
Name: Bill Matthews Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Bettendorf IA Date: Monday March 28, 2013 13:34:26 GMT Comments: I was in Viet Nam from 1968 -1969 with 19th Bn. Combat Army Eng/18th Bde.
Name: Ed Gilmore (Sadly, Ed passed away on March 3rd 2015... rest in peace Brother!) Email: Location: Silvis IL Date: Monday March 28, 2013 12:53:14 GMT Comments: I am a Chapter Member.
Name: Steve Satre Email: email@example.com Location: Princeton IA Date: Monday March 11, 2013 17:23:46 GMT Comments: US Air Force June, 1964- May, 1970. B-52 bombardier and navigator. Over Vietnam Sept. 1967- March 1968 and Sept. 1968- March 1969. Flew 148 combat missions.
Name: Chuck Morel Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: DeWitt IA Date: Thursday February 28, 2013 12:08:32 GMT Comments: Vietnam 20 miles from Saigon.
Name: Jim Hixson Email: email@example.com Location: Silvis IL Date: Friday February 15, 2013 08:28:51 GMT Comments: Just wanting to check out your web site. - JH.
Name: Sean Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Urbandale IA Date: Friday February 15, 2013 08:15:20 GMT Comments: Enjoying the new site.
Name: John P. Lavelle Email: email@example.com Location: Bettendorf IA Date: Monday February 11, 2013 15:53:23 GMT Comments: Very nice and easy to navigate. Attractive and a great representation of our chapter. Thank you Roger.
Name: Bob Konrardy Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Davenport IA Date: Friday February 1, 2013 13:57:46 GMT Comments: Graduated Infantry OCS 15 April 1965, Ranger School 19 July 1965, and went straight to the 1st Cavalry (Airmobile) Division as an Infantry Platoon Leader. Island hopped to Vietnam via C-130 with the advance party while the division came over by ship. 1st plt, A Co, 1st Bn, 5th Cav joined the 7th Cav in the battle of Ia Drang in November 1965. I lasted 3 days before being hit by mortars and medivaced out.
Name: Art Heyderman Email: email@example.com Location: Bettendorf IA Date: Thursday January 31, 2013 12:12:26 GMT Comments: What a fresh new look.
Name: Thomas W Gaskey JR. (Sadly, Tom passed away on August 15th 2012... rest in peace Brother!) Location: Davenport IA Date: Wednesday March 16, 2011 12:15:26 GMT Comments: 1st Batt. 1st Marines bravo Co. I just want to thank ED GAUDET for all the help he has done for me. I will never forget you my friend. Hope to start making meetings in April. See you all then. GOD BLESS YOU ALL
Name: Jon Woods Email: Woodseee@machlink.com Location: Muscatine IA Date: Friday February 25, 2011 08:51:26 GMT Comments: "None Provided"
Name: Nick DeBolt Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Davenport IA Date: Thursday December 03, 2009 08:23:26 GMT Comments: Nice Web Site. Viet Vet, 3/21st 196th Infantry, 71-72.
Name: Jack Hansen Email: email@example.com Location: Houma LA Date: Thursday September 24, 2009 12:23:26 GMT Comments: "Never again shall one generation of veterans abandon another."
Name: Ralph Daniello Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Letts IA Date: Friday July 31, 2009 08:23:26 GMT Comments: I am interested in membership to VVA. Do you know of a chapter in the Iowa City or Muscatine areas? Thank you.
Name: Patrick T. Berrie Email: email@example.com Location: San Diego CA Date: Thursday April 24, 2008 21:39:26 GMT Comments: I am a Vietnam Veteran born in Davenport but lived in both
Bettendorf and Davenport as a child. I was just recently elected a Vice President on the Board of Chapter 472 here in San Diego. I am comparing your website with ours - yours is better. Hoping to visit in a few months.
Name: clinton county veterans affairs Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: CLINTON IA Date: Monday August 13, 2007 15:39:13 GMT Comments: please include my email in your emails.my name is ed staszewski director. thanks
Name: joe reistroffer Email: email@example.com Location: bellevue IA Date: Friday April 13, 2007 14:56:08 GMT Comments: was in nam with the 173rd abn bde-b co/2nd batt-3rd platoon-from jan 71 till we got shipped home-was a rto the entire time
Name: Darrell Goeken Email: Dkoinut@aol.com Location: Davenport IA Date: Thursday January 25, 2007 15:19:34 GMT Comments: Hi.
I told you I'd be 11th hit. I served from August 1967 till august 1968
with the First Infantry Division as a platoon leader and later as X.O.
of Delta Co 1st Bn, 16th Infantry Rangers,We worked out of Likhe (sp) a
rubber plantation) and MACV on a Mobile Advisory team
Name: John F. Veal, Jr. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Chicago IL Date: Monday December 18, 2006 18:48:17 GMT Comments: I served with one of your Directors by the name of John Lavelle in Vietnam from 1968-1969. Great guy and just a stellar person.
Name: Larry Schaller Email: email@example.com Location: Elkader HI Date: Sunday December 03, 2006 00:30:15 GMT Comments: Looking for help with benefits.
Name: Billy Flippo Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgWeb Site: http://none Location: Moline IL Date: Tuesday November 14, 2006 15:52:57 GMT Comments: I
want to thank Cht. 776, and esp. Dave Woods for all of the help with my
claim, and helping me in the healing of the what I saw, and went
through in Viet Nam.
Bill Flippo, Lifetime Member, Cht. 776
Name: Al Mehlhouse Email: email@example.com Location: Davenport IA Date: Sunday November 12, 2006 20:54:55 GMT Comments: nice website
Name: Bob Pearson Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Rock Island IL Date: Wednesday September 13, 2006 17:55:39 GMT Comments: I served in VietNam, getting out in December 1969. Stationed in Cam Ranh Bay, sergeant E-5. Glad to have found this site.
Name: Heather Danielson Email: email@example.com Location: Carbon Cliff IL Date: Wednesday September 13, 2006 14:04:38 GMT Comments: My dad was a Vietnam Vet, his name was Maurice Quist.
Name: Stephen E Runge Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Clinton IA Date: Wednesday April 26, 2006 18:01:33 GMT Comments: Thinking about Joining
Name: CDR Bob Abel, USN (Ret) Email: email@example.com Location: Fort Madison IA Date: Saturday March 18, 2006 20:49:37 GMT Comments: Greetings Brother,
My name is Bob Abel, and I’m a member of VVA Chapter #947 in Fort
Madison, IA. I’ve been thinking about setting up a website for the
chapter and found myself on your website today. My question is, what if
anything may we borrow from your website for use on our new site? I
really like the layout and graphics. Thanks!
Name: doug wood Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: manson IA Date: Monday February 27, 2006 16:17:07 GMT Comments: 1968-1989, marine and air force. Nice website, just looking around.
Name: Billy D. Flippo Email: email@example.com Location: Moline IL Date: Tuesday February 07, 2006 17:24:24 GMT Comments: I recently had the pleasure of meeting and assisted by
Dave Woods. It was one of the many life changing experiences
of my life. Thank you VVA, and thank you DAVE WOODS!!
Name: Mark Thorud Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Sherrard IL Date: Tuesday November 29, 2005 23:50:19 GMT Comments: served
in Vietnam 1970-1971 in the 199th Infantry, 25th Infantry and Air Cav.
- all in various parts of III corp. Am a disabled vet, formally
administrator of Orthopaedic & Rheumatology Associates.
Name: Arlen Beck Email: email@example.com Location: Davenport IA Date: Wednesday October 05, 2005 11:44:42 GMT Comments: Roger
- This site gets better every time I come here - more information or
something new, and easier to use. I love it. Thanks again for all your
time and effort. It certainly is worth it. Arlen
Name: Thomas J. Nissen Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Clinton IA Date: Sunday August 28, 2005 13:00:02 GMT Comments: We of Chapter 106 of Star Touring & Riding enjoyed particapating in the Poker Run on Aug 27th.
Thomas J. Nissen
Vet Rep, Chapter 106
Semper FI, 67-71
Name: Bill Allen Email: email@example.com Date: Saturday August 27, 2005 14:08:45 GMT Comments: Good
Morning Friends! Just wanted to say "Hi", and that you sure have put
together a nice web-site! Take care and God Bless, Bill Allen, Past
President, IL State Council, VVA, Inc.
Name: copatric dartis Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: indianapolis IN Date: Monday August 15, 2005 23:59:57 GMT Comments: YOU ALL HAVE A GREAT WEB SITE-APPEAR TO HAVE ACTIVE INVOLVEMENT FROM MEMBERS AND FAMILY.
I HAD THE HONOR OF SERVING MY TOUR IN VIETNAM WITH JOHN LAVELLE.I ENJOYED HIS FRIENDSHIP,ESPECIALLY HIS HUMOR. WHAT A GREAT GUY.
Name: William E Reid Email: email@example.com Location: Davenport IA Date: Tuesday July 05, 2005 21:22:05 GMT Comments: Naval Support Activtity DaNang May 69-70
Name: JETT BORK ECHO-CHARLIE Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: IA Date: Thursday June 23, 2005 12:54:24 GMT Comments: 1/502 inf 101abn 68-69
Name: John Luers Email: Luers851@netzero.com Location: Tuscumbia AL Date: Wednesday May 25, 2005 03:30:37 GMT Comments: I'm
a chapter 776 member who has relocated to Alabama. I still receive your
news letter although it has to be forwarded from my old address in
Could you please make the address correction for me. I'd transfer
to a local chapter here but there isn't one, besides I really enjoy
keeping up with whats going on with your group.
851 Lime Rock Rd.
Tuscumbia, AL. 35674
Thanks alot and hi to my old neighbor Greg Pauline.
Name: Steve Mulcahy Email: email@example.com Location: Ottumwa IA Date: Wednesday February 16, 2005 00:51:11 GMT Comments: Good site, I will check monthly for your newsletter.
Name: Russ Schumann Email: Rschumann50@aol.com Location: Union NJ Date: Tuesday February 15, 2005 19:19:21 GMT Comments: Was
on cruiser customizing web site saw your site listed by Roger Granbois.
Welcome home brothers. VVA chapter 510 in New Jersey. USN 1968-1974
Name: harald bierke Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgWeb Site: http://7thcomm.com Location: anacortes WA Date: Sunday January 23, 2005 05:28:47 GMT Comments: served
in chulai, nam 66-67. 1stmardiv. 7thcomm. bn. still stay in touch with
a couple of them. semper fi to all my brothers out there
Name: Arlen Beck Email: email@example.com Date: Saturday January 15, 2005 00:51:08 GMT Comments: Roger
- this site just keeps getting better. Everytime I log on I notice
something different or an addition that makes it even more useful or
entertaining. Thanks for all your effort.
Name: Patrick T. Berrie Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Long Beach CA Date: Wednesday December 08, 2004 06:11:11 GMT Comments: I
am a VVA Life Member - At Large, and currently in Long Beach, CA. I was
born and spent the first years of my life in Bettendorf Iowa. My
grandparents lived at 836 28th Street. I'm coming home some day for a
Name: Arlen Beck Email: email@example.com Date: Wednesday December 01, 2004 21:12:46 GMT Comments: Many thanks to everyone who showed up to help sort and fill orders for the Toys for Tots on Tues. evening 11/30.
SSgt Huddleston figured we filled over 100 bags w/ toys. He also
said he could use our help again before distribution on the 12th or
13th of December.
The evening seemed to work fine - I'll get ahold of Lyle and see if we can't set something up and we'll let everyone know.
Thanks again - what a great group!
Name: Patrick Berrie Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Long Beach DE Date: Wednesday November 24, 2004 09:16:13 GMT Comments: I
am Life Member and served in 3 different branches. I was born in
Davenport but my Grandparents lives in Bettendorf. Their name was Doyle
they had a house on 28th Street. I'm coming home within a year for a
visit and am happy to see the there is a Chapter there. I am currently
a member at large but will soon hook up with the Long Beach Chapterl
Name: James J. Schriver Email: JSch_river44@hotmail.com Location: Illinois City IL Date: Monday September 13, 2004 20:52:03 GMT Comments: Know Ed Gaudet
USAF F-105 Weapons Crew member 65-66
35th TAC Fighter Squadron, Takhli, Thailand
Name: William Stoney Battles Email: email@example.com Location: Gadsden AL Date: Thursday September 02, 2004 23:59:01 GMT Comments: I
am looking to remember the name of a friend that served with me in
country. He was from Iowa and was KIA between March-June 1970. His
first name was David and I believe he was from Des Moines. We were
together that day and I need to remember his name...........thanks so
Name: THOMAS J. NISSEN Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: CLINTON IA Date: Wednesday September 01, 2004 12:20:19 GMT Comments: when
is the 2004 Ride with Pride Poker Run, I'm the VetRep for Star Touring
& Riding and want to inform Chapter 106 IA-QUAD CITIES-IL OF THE
Name: James L Gish Email: email@example.com Location: Henderson KY Date: Tuesday May 04, 2004 19:23:38 GMT Comments: Was stationed at Bein Hoa & Pleiku AB's in 65/66 Air Police Sq.
Name: Sally Velthoff Email: Smvamericorp@aol.com Location: Davenport IA Date: Wednesday April 14, 2004 15:40:32 GMT Comments: I
was once what was called an associate member of the VVA and was hoping
to get reinvolved with the Vietnam Veterans. The Chapter 199 is the
chapter I had been involved with. The meeting were every other month
held in Bettendorf. Chuck Schantag is the one who got me involved
origanally. It has been to long for me. I owe the Vietnam Veteran my
life. Any time I have needed a friend one or more of you have shown up.
I also would like to find if possible a couple of veterans I use to
write. I would like to find if possible someone who served with my
brother Henry George Velthoff, he was artillery in Dec. of 1969 - Feb.
1970. The Black horse had something to do with his unit.
Thank you for any help you could give me.
Name: Robert A. Judd Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Clinton IA Date: Monday March 29, 2004 22:25:38 GMT Comments: I will try to come to your April meeting
Name: Carolyn Beck Email: email@example.com Location: Davenport IA Date: Monday March 08, 2004 00:13:28 GMT Comments: Thanks Roger for a great web-site. This is a good way for all of us to keep intouch & informed. Good Job!
Name: Arlen Beck Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Davenport IA Date: Sunday March 07, 2004 23:55:59 GMT Comments: Roger
- Thanks for the great looking website. It's one more reason I'm proud
to be a member of Chapter 776. You've provided another way our chapter
can live the motto "In Service to America".
Semper Fi, Marine
Name: Greg Paulline Email: email@example.com Location: Davenport IA Date: Friday February 27, 2004 05:29:30 GMT Comments: This looks great, Roger. How do I set it as my home page?
Name: Ed Gaudet Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Dewitt IA Date: Thursday February 26, 2004 22:36:51 GMT Comments: Webmaster;
You have done a great job. It makes me proud to be part of the same
group as you. I am sure this will help many veterans and the people
Name: Linda Granbois Email: Linsubak@aol.com Location: Bettendorf IA Date: Tuesday February 10, 2004 19:48:25 GMT Comments: This is a very informative site, thank you Roger