The 189th Assault Helicopter Company   

604th Transportation Detachment  

519th Medical Detachment     

6th Signal Detachment   

Memorial Page


This page is dedicated to those who served. 

They are our heroes. 

May they Rest in peace. 


 

Name

Date

 

Aircraft #

Home Town

Vietnam Memorial Wall Panel

WO 1 Herbert A. Ripka

27-May-67

 

66-16165

Jersey Shore, PA

21E-002

WO1 Arnold Nakkerud

31-Jul-67

 

66-16529

Seattle, WA

24E-055

WO 1 Glen E. Shropshire

31-Jul-67

 

66-16529

Sandpoint, ID

24E-055

Sp4 Donald W. Hart

31-Jul-67

 

66-16529

Walla Walla, WA

24E-057

SFC John R. Adams

 

8-Nov-67

 

66-00695

Chico, CA

29E-046

WO1 Jeremiah D. McGarry

20-Dec-67

 

66-16154

Stillwater, MN

32E-032

PFC David Antol

20-Dec-67

 

66-16154

Dearborn, MI

32E-029

CW2 Orrin Dyer

3-Feb-68

w/4th ID

Rummney, NH

37E-06

CW2 Elmer D. Lauck

11-Mar-68

 

66-00693

Torrington, WY

44E-018

PFC William A. Andrews

11-Mar-68

 

66-00693

Benedict, MD

44E-019

Sp4 David L. Groves

17-Mar-68

 

66-16628

Dupont City, WV

45E-011

Sgt Leveret R. Prosky

 

21-Sep-68

 

67-17370

Palm Springs, CA

43W-057

WO1 Bejamin W. Haire

 

20-May-69

 

66-00508

Jonesboro, GA

24W-059

Sp4 John M. Randall

 

20-May-69

 

66-00508

Phoenix, AZ

24W-061

WO1 Douglas F. Moore

 

22-May-69

 

 

Ayer, MA

24W-78

WO1 Larry G. Marsh

 

14-Sep-69

 

67-17316

Tallamage, OH

18W-083

WO1 Garry R. Mason

 

14-Sep-69

 

67-17316

Hendersonville, NC

18W-084

Sp5 Gale S. Pritchard

 

14-Sep-69

 

67-17316

Littleton. CO

18W-085

Sp4 Thomas E. Champagne

 

14-Sep-69

 

67-17316

Springfield, MA

18W-081

Sp4 John E. Cook

 

21-Oct-69

 

68-16094

Paragould, AR

17W-100

PFC Mark W. Burchard

 

17-Nov-69

 

66-15244

Carmont, CA

16W-086

CW2 Bernard E. Meister

 

14-Feb-70

 

W/334th

Memphis, TN

13W-010

Sp4 Charles Whatley

 

6-Mar-70

 

Ground Casualty

Cleveland, OH

13W-090

Sp4 Ralph E. Reed

 

4-Apr-70

 

Unknown

Lexington, OH

11W-015

CPT William R. McKibben,

 

25-Apr-70

 

66-15158

Marshalltown, IA

11W-051

WO1 Robert L Pierce

 

25-Apr-70

 

66-15158

Albuquerque, NM

11W-052

PFC Norman D. Adkins

 

25-Apr-70

 

66-15158

Bedford, OH

11W-048

Sp4 Gus Smith Jr.

 

25-Apr-70

 

66-15158

Oso, WA

11W-053

1Lt Colin P. Hurd

 

9-May-70

 

65-10079

Lovell. ME

10W-006

WO1 John D. McCluskey,

 

9-May-70

 

65-10079

Bernie, MO

10W-008

Sp4 Johnny L. Fulton

 

9-May-70

 

65-10079

Medford, OR

10W-005

PFC David J. Corpus

 

9-May-70

 

65-10079

Glendale, AZ

10W-004

WO1 Dale E. Greife

 

10-Jun-70

 

66-16409

Union, MO

09W-038

Sp5 Ronald W. Rash

 

10-Jun-70

 

66-16409

N. Little Rock, AK

09W-040

Lt Terry A. Mote

 

28-Jun-70

 

66-00657

Rockville, MD

09W-109

The blue names and aircraft are links. 

Just click on the the name or aircraft.

 The 189th was deactivated in Vietnam March 15, 1971

                          The following have died since leaving Vietnam.


Williams, Ezekiel, A.

6-Jun-68

Active Duty Hunter AAF/Ft. Stewart, GA
Albrecht, Stanley B.

1-Dec-69

Active Duty Hunter AAF/Ft. Stewart, GA
Shaw, Philip G.

15-Aug-70

Active Duty Hunter AAF/Ft. Stewart, GA
Hamilton, Kirby A.

25-May-71

Active Duty Ft. Bliss, TX
Stallworth, Stephen Q

30-Jun-73

Salinas, CA
Gray, Lester W.

30 December ,1982

Daleville, AL
Lowe, Jake

2-May-84

Roseburg, OR
Temple, Scott J.

25-Feb-88

Active Duty Ft. Sill, OK
Ratcliff, Ron

        6-Oct-1905

Vance, Carl E.

8 April , 1991

Thurston, WA
Yinst, Charles D.

4-Sep-91

Active Duty, Buckely AFB, CO
Lumpkins, Charles H.

13-Oct-97

Baltimore, MD
Guthrie, Wilbern C.

13-Nov-97

Enterprise, AL
Acklen, Robert L. Jr.

31-Dec-97

Dallas, TX
Hanawalt, Brent

15-Jul-01

Five Points, OH
Sheoships, Orville J.

31-Aug-00

Pendleton, OR
Hedrick, Wayman M.

24-Jul-01

Powder Springs, GA
Scott, Nolan J.

13-May-02

Chauvin, LA
Cabigas, Gene S.

2-Nov-17

Phoenix, AZ
Bartlett, Leonard J.

13-Mar-03

Castle Rock, WA
Pugh, Jim 18-Dec-03
Villarreal, Jesse 16-Mar-04 Alvarado, TX
Winder, Jseph W. 2-Aug-04
Shinn, Edward 19-Oct-04 Slocomb, AL
Ochotsky, Roman 23-Nov-04 Oceanside, CA
Breedlove, Nick D. 29-Aug-05 Claypool Hill, VA
Burton, Robert 16-Sep-05 Homosassa, FL
Swingle, Roger Glenn 2-May-05   Bay Pines, FL
Wright, Raymond R. 15-May-06 Bolivar, MO
Beaumont, Eddie 5-Jun-06
McGarity, Kenneth 3-Jan-07 Columbus, GA
Powers, Terry D. 16-Mar-07 Kewanee, IL
Fontenot, Jerry 1-Apr-07 Dickinson, TX
Loken, Jack 20-Oct-07 Ocala, FL
Newbauer, Charles F. 10-Aug-07 Bradford, OH
Hout, John David 20-Oct-07 Cumberland, MD
King, Ronald C. 21-Dec-07 West Allis, WI
Brink, Thomas L. 12-May-08 Alexandria, VA
Wallace, Joe 8-Jul-17 Salt Lake City, UT
Whaley, Albert P. "AP" 28-Jul-08 Lanark Beach, FL
Howe, Mike P. 24-Aug-08 Austin, TX
Morigeau, Jacque 6-Nov-08 Missoula, MT
Mc Cormick, Robert (Bob) 24-Nov-08 Cocoa, FL
Fryer, George 29-Dec-08 Fayettville, NC
Kelly, Robert N. 16-Jan-09 Lansing, MI
McCrackin, Larry D. 23-Jan-09 Cape Canaveral, FL
Kreutz, James (Jim) 26-Apr-09 Spanaway, WA
Lutzow, Wayne H. 7-May-09 Kansas City, MO
Rhodes, David 4-Nov-09 Costa Mesa, CA
Caldwell, Richard (Dick) 10-Jul-10 Acampo, CA
Keister, C. Brett 5-Sep-10 East Berlin, PA
Lethgo, Oran "Lee" 6-Oct-10 Albuquerque, NM
Nelson, Darrell 31-Oct-10 Las Vegas, NV
Weiland, Gary 17-Feb-11 Lexington, KY
Johnson, Bobby Ray 28-May-11 Athens, TX
Aquinaga, Tom 30-Apr-11 Tucson, AZ
Riovo, Jim 9-Sep-11 San Antonia, TX
Whitehurst, Terry L. 16-May-12 Peoria, IL
Cox, Alfred E. 4-Aug-12 Fayetteville, PA
Karig, Martin Robert  2-Nov-12 San Antonia, TX
Martinak, Jay B. 29-Sep-13 Orangevale, CA
Torres, Don 25-Oct-13 Bay Pines, FL
Matlock, James D.   4-Feb-14 Somerville, TN
Hartley, Phil 16-Mar-14 Jacksonville, FL
Shipley, Timothy W. 3-Apr-14 Dunedin, FL
Mackie, Thomas Lynn 11-Apr-14 Marie, MI
Scroggins, Donald R. 18-May-15 Shreveport, LA
Berryhill, Charlie 30-Jun-14 Bonham, TX
Evans, Bill 15-Jul-14 Colardo Springs, CO
Nebergall, Kent 12-Aug-14 Burbank, CA
Hurt, James L. "Jim" 12-Sep-14 Pittsburg, KS
Cox, William L 10-Oct-14 Greenville, GA
Wheeler, Bart 20-Oct-14 Mount Enterprise, TX
Bradford, Don 24-Feb-15 Anchorage, AK
Bowling, Ernest Rupert 3-Aug-15 Elisbethtown, WV
Froehlich, Leo Patrick 13-Mar-15 Gringer, WY
Michael, Charles "Chuck" 23-May-16 Colorado Springs, CO
Felkel, Jopseph 6-Jun-17 Erwin, TN
Berning, Robert J. 23-Jun-16 Port Charlotte, FL
Jurgensen, Kenneth J. 9-Oct-16 Walla Walla, WA 
Tucker, Thomas 17-Oct-16 Tucson, AZ
Vanzandt, Howard R 11-Dec-16 Boulder Creek, CA
Ambrose, Frank 27-Dec-16 Norwalk, CT 
Cornell, Del 10-Feb-17 Newington, CT 
Opdahl, Terry G. Bio  16-Mar-17 Redondo Beach, CA

Updated March 23, 2017

189th AHC