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assigned to the 219th Headhunters in Vietnam by notifying

 us of any persons that need to be added to this list.

We know this list is incomplete and need to add all names to make it complete.

Please contact Bob@219headhunters.com with any additional

 information that can help us accomplish this. Photos requested.

 

 
  LEO ALLEN BAUER

CAPT - O3 - Army - Reserve

Length of service 16 years
His tour began on Nov 3, 1964
Casualty was on Sep 10, 1965
In , SOUTH VIETNAM
NON-HOSTILE, FIXED WING - PILOT
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered
 
Vietnam Wall Panel 02E - Line 80

Virtual Wall

 
 JAMES DANIEL OLSEN 

CWO - W2 - Army - Reserve

Length of service 6 years
His tour began on Mar 26, 1966
Casualty was on Apr 25, 1966
In , SOUTH VIETNAM
NON-HOSTILE, FIXED WING - PILOT
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered
 
Vietnam Wall Panel 06E - Line 134

 Virtual Wall

 
 JOHNNIE PAUL SAWYER 

CAPT - 3 - Army - Reserve



 

Length of service 10 years
His tour began on May 29, 1966
Casualty was on Jun 10, 1966
In , SOUTH VIETNAM
NON-HOSTILE, FIXED WING - PILOT
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered
 
Panel 08E - Line 31

 

Virtual Wall 

 

  PETER DANIEL GEOGHEGAN

Observer 


PFC - E3 - Army - Selective Service
101st Airborne Division
Length of service 1 years
His tour began on May 7, 1966
Casualty was on Jun 10, 1966
In , SOUTH VIETNAM
Non-Hostile, died missing, FIXED WING - NONCREW
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered


Panel 08E - Line 30

 

Virtual Wall 

 

 
 CHARLES LESTER GETMAN

 CAPT - 3 - Army - Regular

Length of service 3 years
His tour began on May 26, 1966
Casualty was on Jul 19, 1966
In , SOUTH VIETNAM
Non-Hostile, died missing, FIXED WING - PILOT
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered
 
Panel 09E - Line 38

 

Virtual Wall

 

 
 JAMES EDWARD WATSON

Chief Warrant Officer (CW3)

Length of service 12 years
His tour began on Dec 12, 1966
Casualty was on Feb 25, 1967
In KONTUM, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, FIXED WING - PILOT
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered
 
Vietnam Panel 15E - Line 92

 Virtual Wall

 

 
 STEPHEN RENIER TUBRE

1LT - O2 - Army - Regular

Length of service 3 years
His tour began on Jun 28, 1968
Casualty was on Aug 31, 1968
In PLEIKU, SOUTH VIETNAM
NON-HOSTILE, FIXED WING - PILOT
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered
 
Vietnam Panel 45W - Line 17

 Virtual Wall

 
 DONALD WAYNE JACOBS  

1LT - O2 - Army - Reserve

 

(Picture of Donald Jacobs Courtesy Bill Beckwith)

Length of service 2 years
His tour began on Nov 4, 1967
Casualty was on Jun 11, 1968
In KONTUM , SOUTH VIETNAM
NON-HOSTILE, FIXED WING - PILOT
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered
 
Panel 58W - Line 26


 Virtual Wall

 

 
 LYNNFORD H. HIGLEY 

 1LT - O2 - Army - Reserve

1st Avn Bde
Length of service 2 years
His tour began on Jul 28, 1968
Casualty was on Jan 9, 1969
In , SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, FIXED WING - PILOT
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered
 
Panel 35W - Line 60

Virtual Wall

 

  FLOYD IRA GRANGER JR

Observer

 

1LT - O2 - Army - Reserve- Age - 25


1st Avn Bde
Length of service 2 years
His tour began on Jul 28, 1968
Casualty was on Jan 9, 1969
In , SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, FIXED WING - PILOT
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered
 
Panel 35W - Line 60
 

 
 THOMAS SHAFER 

 CPT - O3 - Army - Reserve - Age - 26

1st Avn Bde
Length of service 8 years
His tour began on June 30, 1968
Casualty was on Jan 9, 1969
In , SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, FIXED WING - PILOT
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered

 
Panel 35W - Line 62

 Virtual Wall

 

 

  DANNY RAY MACK 

 

SPECIALIST FOUR Age 20


1st Avn Bde
Length of service 2 years
His tour began on Nov 23, 1968
Casualty was on Mar 18, 1969
In KONTUM , SOUTH VIETNAM
NON-HOSTILE GROUND CASUALTY
Body was recovered
 
Panel 29W - Line 70
 

 

Virtual Wall

 

 
 BRUCE CARLTON BESSOR* 

CAPT - O3 - Army - Reserve - Age 28

1st AVN BDE
His tour began on Jan 15, 1969

MIA May 13, 1969

Declared Deceased on Nov 10, 1976
In LZ, LAOS
Hostile, died while missing, FIXED WING - PILOT
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was not recovered

CAPT - O3 - Army - Reserve
1st AVN BDE

Vietnam Wall Panel 25W - Line 94

 

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  MIKE JOHN SCOTT  cib.gif

 

Observer

MSGT - E8 - Army - Regular  - Age 45
Special Forces

His tour began on April 15, 1969

MIA May 13, 1969
Declared Deceased on Aug 24, 1978
In LZ, LAOS
Hostile, died while missing, FIXED WING - NONCREW
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was not recovered
 
Panel 25W - Line 110

 

Virtual Wall

 

 
 STEVEN GEORGE SCHIMMEL 

 1LT - O2 - Army - Reserve

Length of service 2 years
His tour began on Mar 31, 1969
Casualty was on Jun 19, 1969
In PLEIKU, SOUTH VIETNAM
NON-HOSTILE, FIXED WING - CREW
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered
 
Vietnam Wall Panel 23W - Line 58

  Virtual Wall

 

 CPT GEORGE L. AIKIN

CAPT - O3 - Army - Reserve - Age - 22

Length of service 2 years
His tour began on Jan 16, 1969
Casualty was on Oct 9 1969
In KONTUM, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, Died while missing,  FIXED WING - PILOT
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered
 
Vietnam Wall Panel 17W - Line 53

 Virtual Wall

 

 JOHN EDWARD LOPEZ, JR

Observer

 

SFC - E7 - Army - Regular - Age - 28
Special Forces

Length of service 10 years
His tour began on May 18, 1968
Casualty was on Oct 9, 1969
In KONTUM, SOUTH VIETNAM
Hostile, died while missing, FIXED WING - NONCREW
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered
 
Panel 17W - Line 57

 
 FRANKLIN LEE WEISNER*

MAJ - O4 - Army - Reserve

1st AVN BDE
MIA Oct 10, 1969
In KONTUM, SOUTH VIETNAM
Hostile, died while missing, FIXED WING - PILOT
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was not recovered
 
Vietnam Wall Panel 17W - Line 61

 Virtual Wall

 

 CALVIN MAXWELL*

 

Observer

 

MAJ - O4 - Army - Regular
1st Field Force
His tour began on Oct 10, 1969
Casualty was on Sep 5, 1978
In KONTUM, SOUTH VIETNAM
Hostile, died while missing, FIXED WING- NONCREW
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was not recovered
 
Vietnam Wall Panel 17W - Line 63

 
 WILLIE JAMES RIDGEWAY

CAPT - O3 - Army - Reserve

Length of service 14 years
His tour began on Dec 31, 1969
Casualty was on Apr 3, 1970
In KONTUM, SOUTH VIETNAM
NON-HOSTILE, FIXED WING - PILOT
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered
 
Vietnam Wall Panel 12W - Line 84  

 Virtual Wall

 

 DONALD G. ARMSTRONG

Observer

SFC - E7 - Army - Regular
Special Forces
His tour began on Oct 5, 1969
Casualty was on Apr 2, 1970
In , CAMBODIA
HOSTILE, FIXED WING - NONCREW
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered
 
Vietnam Wall Panel 12W - Line 78

 

 AUBREY WILLIAMS

Food Service Specialist

 

 E5 - Army - Regular  Age 38

His tour began on Nov 29, 1969
Casualty was on May 16, 1970
In KONTUM , SOUTH VIETNAM
NON-HOSTILE - GROUND CASUALTY
HEART ATTACK
Body was recovered
 
Vietnam Wall Panel 10W - Line 55

 

Virtual Wall

 
 ROGER MELVIN PISACRETA 

CWO - W2 - Army - Reserve - Canadian Citizen

1st AVN BDE
His tour began on Jun 16, 1970
Casualty was on Mar 10, 1971
In BINH DINH, SOUTH VIETNAM
Non-Hostile, died missing, FIXED WING - PILOT
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered
 
Vietnam Wall Panel 04W - Line 35

 Virtual Wall

 
 DAVID EDWARD CINKOSKY 

CAPT - O3 - Army - Reserve

His tour began on May 30, 1970
Casualty was on Aug 5, 1971
In , CAMBODIA
HOSTILE, FIXED WING - PILOT
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered
 
Vietnam Wall Panel 03W - Line 123

 Virtual Wall

Photo #1

 Courtesy John Estill

1970  

Photo #2

Courtesy Lee Malambri,

 Dave's sister Mabelle Hays

& The Cinkosky Family

Taken in Idaho

July 1971  just

before his 2nd tour

 

Photo #3

Courtesy Tom Kahlert

 1971 

 

 UNKNOWN MONTAGNARD

Observer

CCS TEAM

Personal Details Unknown

Casualty was on Aug 5, 1971

In , CAMBODIA
HOSTILE, FIXED WING - NON CREW
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
Body was recovered

 
 CHARLES VICTOR WOOD 

CWO - W2 - Army - Regular

Casualty was on June 13, 1970
Declared dead Dec 1, 1982
In , SOUTH VIETNAM
Hostile, died of wounds, FIXED WING - CREW
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
 Rescued

Panel 8W - Line 9
 

* Still Missing at the time of this list 12/19/2011

There may be more names to be added

 
 

 

 

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