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Date Posted: 20:36:42 07/01/16 Fri
Author: Jerry Barbaree
Subject: Re: 511th Engineer Co
In reply to: Dennis Morton 's message, "Re: 511th Engineer Co" on 15:30:23 05/01/13 Wed

I was in the 511th from may to November in 1971 I was a crane operator was there when the typhoon hit chu Lai and went north to rebuild the road to the fire base upon the dmz we didn't take the cranes up there so I helped on the wrecker I live in Pine Bluff Arkansas I can't emberm names but there was 1 guy from stugart Arkansas The company clerk told me about the early outs, he had put in for one so I applied mine came thru before his I left after we moved to Danang to be deactivated >>I was with the 511th Engineer Co (Panel Bridge) in
>>1971.We assisted the 27th Engineers fixing roads in
>>the mountains. Later on we were attached to the 39th
>>Engineer Bn.out of Phu Bai at Camp Eagle.After the Div
>>stood down, some of us were transferred to the 501st
>>Engineer Co/ 1st Cav.Haven't been able to find anyone
>>these companies.
> I was with the 511th Engr Co. (PB) from Dec '70 to
>Sep '71. I was a crane operator. I spent a lot of
>time supportind D Co. 39th Engr Bn. they were
>detached from their Bn. the 511th mostly operated as
>dump truck company. hauling all up and down QL1. I
>spent much time on bridge projects and just general
>crane operations. Our Co, clerk was Roger McBride.
>He is living in Ia. We stay in touch. I remember guys
>named Jr. mills, San-julian, Taylor but not many more.
>Mightnremember if I heard them.

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  • Re: 511th Engineer Co -- Dale Samuel, 07:03:30 07/08/17 Sat

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