unit history information
for 50 MED DET

For date 680531

50 MED DET was a US Army unit
67 MED GRP was a US Army unit
Primary service involved, US Army
South Vietnam
Location, Gia Le
Description: The 50th Med Det reported that on 1 May they were notified that they would relocate from Phu Hiep to Gia Le. They dispatched an advanced party of 4 while the rest of the detachment packed up and arrangement for the movement. On the 15th they became operational in I Corps. By the end of May they had their new home well on the way to completion. The heliport had been leveled with one coat of peneprime, six revetments with metal planking pads were constructed, and maintenance tent erected and operational. The personnel bunkers had been reconstructred with minor repairs being made on the sea huts, their living quarters.
Comments: MAJ Jones, Ronald C.; Det CO; ; SFC Ratliff, James T.; 1st SGT; ; LTC Cole, Norman J.; 67 MED GRP CO; ; CPT Hansen, Peter M.; ; ; CPT Lewis, Charles H.; award; ; CPT Porta, Ronny E.; AC, award; ; CPT Turner, Ottis G.; award; ; CW2 Patchett, Randy L.; award; ; WO1 Lama, John; award; ; WO1 Nesbitt, Woodrow M.; award; ; WO1 Skarie, Loren P.; award; ; SSG Williams, Allen C.; ; ; SP5 Clark, B. J.; award; ; Sp5 Dierdorff, Curtis L.; award; ; SP5 Sanchez, Amador G.; award; ; SP5 Watson, Levander; award; ; SP4 Agullana, Patriamor E.; award; ; SP4 Goodwin, Roger W.; award; ; SP4 Howell, Hugh L.; award; ; SP4 Martin, James W.; assigned; ; SP4 Riegel, Edward T.; award; ; SP4 Stanley, Neal A.; award; ; SP4 Woods, David; award; ; SP4 Wright, Russell L.; award; ;

The source for this information was 50th MED DET Monthly Newsletter 1 June 68

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