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Links

A majority of websites listed below are sub-units of the 25th Infantry Division.
I am staggered by how creative and varied they are. All are well worth a visit.

The memorials to unit members that died in Vietnam are heart breaking.
The loss of our humanity, suffering, injury and death is the continuing human cost of the war.

Dennis Lowdens “Wake Island 1975” is about the Vietnamese migration.

Web Sites That Help Veterans

Sites such as VA offices, Social Security, Disease Specific Organizations and others groups that help veterans.

Veterans Administration Website

Website that provide information on Veterans benefits and how to file/ask for them. Accordingly, there are many sites that explain how to obtain books, military/medical records, information and how to appeal a denied claim with the VA. This is great information for all Veterans.

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Vietnam Veterans of America

A national organization of local chapters. Many types of help for Veterans are available at local chapters and those can be located on this site.

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Web Sites for & by Veterans

1/14 Infantry “Golden Dragons”

Terry Bender and his mates designed a fine website. Their home page indicates they need a new web master so additions to the site may have slowed. The “Dragon Art” gallery was my favorite part of a well done web site.

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187th Assault Helicopter Company

Trial by Fire, Thomas Pienta. The best part of this site is the story “Trial by Fire”. The site is easy to navigate, the pictures are good.

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1st Bn 5th Reg 25th Div “Class of 1966”

Butch Petit’s site is creative in format, and full of imformation. Stacked with information! The scope of the site is amazing.

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2/12 Infantry “Warriors”

Arnold Krause created this deep and wide site. The photo collection is overwhelmng. The “locator” is a place to search for lost friends. It has attracted a large number of posts so if you are looking for someone, leave a message here or look over the coll

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2/14 Infantry “Golden Dragons”

Kirk Ramsey covers in detail, post Vietnam service, Vietnam and 2/12 history before. Massive amounts of information are well organized and simple to navigate. Not to be found elsewhere information. Good Site!

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2/77 Artillery

Mikie Pectol. The home page is filled with goodies that got me interested in surfing the site. My artillery mates did a fine job. The 25th Division universe is bright with creative web sites. This is one of them.

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22nd Infantry Vietnam Triple Deuce

Mario Salizar. The locator is unique to Vietnam sites I have visited. The audio/video TV report on the Battle at FSB Gold is a must. A damn good site just as their work in Vietnam was. Visit it!

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25th Aviation Battalion – Vietnam

Helicopter pilots and door gunners must be crazy to do their jobs. I did find interesting content and recommend you visit. I was not able to read the site links because of the blue text so I did not surf as long as I have done with other sites reviewed.

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25th Infantry Division Shotgun Program

Door Gunner Training. A large gallery of pictures with comments on them. This site is loaded but the home page is very electric and and a darting helicopter that followed my cursor made the home page difficult for me.

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27th Infantry “Wolfhounds”

The “Wolfhounds” have been superior fighters throughout their history. We operated with one company for a few days and they were agressive and the superior officers worked on the ground not in a helicopter. Their site covers both the 1st and 2nd Battalion

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359th Transportation Company

Complex and colorfull the design of the site is a winner. The graphics show humor and talent. They were not in Vietnam long but have an interesting story.

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4/23 (Mechanized) Infantry “Tomahawks”

An interesting website that covers the long history of the “Tomahawks”. The design seems “Official” and surfing felt like it. The work done on this site delivers. A 7/11 operated with and for them during my tour and they were tough warriors.

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65th Engineer Bn, Company E.

Bob Guersch shows pictures of their deployment to Vietnam, April 1965, and many pictures taken during his tour. Those guys had so many big fun toys to use. Mainly black and white pictures, I learned how the 25th got to Vietnam and started building.

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75th Rangers LRRP

The site is well done. “Something new” and “Here is another” are very good writings and are accessed from the home page. Surf the Vietnam war with the Rangers. Brave men do Ranger work.

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9th Infantry Regiment The “Manchu’s

4th/9th The design and content make it feel like an official site. You can learn in detail about 9th Infantry history. The “Sounds of Vietnam” is a must listen section. Willy created a site you must visit.

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A Battery, 7/11 Artillery

John Clarks Vietnam pictures. His guestbook attracts a steady flow of “lost A Battery soldiers.”

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A Troop, 3ed Squadron. 4th Cavalry

Assigned to the 25th Division in Vietnam, 1966-1970. This site has details in many categories of information and is well organized. You can understand the unit, A 3/4, and its history after a tour of their site.

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B Battery, 3/13 Artillery

Bob Offerdahl in 1969 and 1970. The unit fired 155mm howitzers, self-propelled, and this site tells their story. The “Soldier’s Journal” was my favorite part of it.

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Battle of Kontum: Easter Offensive 1972

LTC John G. “Jack” Heslin’s site is in-depth coverage of the last major military involvement of the United States in Vietnam: The Battle of Kontum. News coverage by The Stars and Stripes on this battle, stories written by soldiers involved (even Vietnamese)

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C Battery, 7/11 Artillery

Bill Wood has loads of interesting pictures. I just learned about the site in May 2012 and will explore it so I can give a more detailed description.

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Cacti35th

This site is full of good things to read and see.

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Charlie Company 2/22 66′ – 67′

The “original boat people”. The “Video Files” were a trip, literaly. The “Photo Gallery” has numerous individual photographers galleries. The design is clean and the site is very easy to navigate.

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Combat Tracker Teams

An overwhelming amount of pictures. A site targeted to members as is the Scout Dogs site below. That said the pictures are worth the visit.

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Dau Tieng Base Camp

Bill Comeau. The site is easy to navigate and most if not all parts are linked to the home page. It covers the units service with the 4th Division as well as the 25th. Dau Tieng was unique and a very dangerous base camp. Good job.

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Dave’s Scrapbook

Dave Stafford’s site is unique and funny.

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Dennis Lowden’s “Wake Island 1975”

Pictures taken of Vietnamese Refugees on Wake Island in 1975.

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Dusters, Quad 50’s, Searchlights, Vulcans and HAWK’s

These are the boys with very big toys. The overwhelming firepower of a Duster or Quad 50 can break up any enemy formation or blow up most bunkers. The home page is long but the links lead to interesting stuff.

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Ho Chi Minh Trail Today

Pictures of left-over equipment used on the Hoi Chi Minh Trail during the Vietnam war. Very interesting!

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Images of the 25th Division, Vietnam

in 1966. 48 pictures taken by his father Colonel Frank S. Farmer are the basis of the site.

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Scout Dogs

They have been sniffing our Dog Handlers starting with 6 in 1993 and now have over 2,000 members. The site is built for men that served in the unit but has interesting history parts. I remember their unit sign in my short visits to Cu Chi.

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Seabee Web Site

Terry Lucanic has a very fun site to browse. I knew little about the Seabee’s time in Vietnam until I spent a couple of hours surfing this site.

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The Might 9th Artillery

Dennis Dauphin’s site covers his artillery Battalion. Creative design and unique information had my attention and kept it. The content organization is unique and I like it. “War Stories” and “Tour of Duty” were my favorite parts of this site.

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Vietnam Soldiers Stories

A large collection of video stories told by veterans of the Vietnam War. Stories cover before going to Vietnam, service in Vietnam, after military service and reflectios.

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Tropic Lightning News

Copies of the 25th Division Newsletter, beginning January 7, 1966 and ending March 22, 1971. This is a link to the 25th Division web site. You can read 25th Division printed news during your tour or tours of duty and take a trip down memory lane.

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