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Subject: Re: E Co. CC&S - 1970

Wayne G. Caudill
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Date Posted: 09:02:01 10/11/05 Tue
In reply to: Roger Bland 's message, "Re: E Co. CC&S - 1970" on 05:22:15 07/10/05 Sun

>I'm responding to a fairly old posing concerning John
>L Marchelli. I served with the 526th CC&S (Co E Troop
>Command) 5/69-4/70. I was on Sgt Miller's M88 crew and
>later volunteered for the Permanent Security Force I
>don't know if your still working on his claim but I
>remember that the Co Cpt Beegle had a M113 APC
>equipped with a light from a M60 Tank. It was Zeon
>Light. The APC also was equipped with a Mini Gun. A
>picture of SNOOPY was painted on the side and as I
>recall it was nicknamed the HEAD BEEGLE.
>If I can help in any way please let me know.
>If you have collected any information the 526thCC&S
>(Co E Troop Command)please let me know.
>I'm looking for informantion about the fire fight June
>7-8 1969. I'm trying to find the name of the guy who
>came into county with me. We were both Guard Tower
>Duty that night. He was hit with a B 40 Rocket. He was
>still alive when they medevaced him out.
>I'm also trying to find out inforation about an
>incident that happend during an alert. A new guy was
>trying to mount an M88. The crew member that was
>driving wasn't aware that (the new guy) was trying ot
>come aboard. As the 88 moved out the new guy slippped
>between the track and sprocket. He lost both his legs.
>Looking for information about the night that the
>Company Armor (69-70) was fooling around with a 45
>pistol he wasn't aware that a round was still in the
>chamber. He shot the guy next to me. He wasn't killed
>because he was wearing his flack jacket. We were
>preparing to go out on Guaard Duty.
>Looking for informantin about a Lt. new to the unit.
>He was inspecting the Towers. H&I was called in during
>his inspection. He was hit at the base of Tower 4
>during the H&I.
>Roger Bland SP/4
>526th CC&S 69-70

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