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3d Motor Transport Battalion


CO Maj William H. Stewart, Jr. lJan-l4Jul68 Maj William O. Day 15.Jul-25.Jul 6 8 Maj Billy W. Adams 26Jul-18Oct68 Capt James E. Quill 19Oct-31Oct68 Maj Guy W. Ward lNov-31Dec68 3d Engineer Battalion


CO LtCol Jack W. Perrin !Jan-6Mar68 Maj Richard S. Krolak 7Mar-lSep68 LtCol Walter L. Persac 2Sep-31 Dec68 3d Shore Party Battalion


CO LtCol James W. Quinn lJan-10May68 LtCol Richard A. Sulik l lMay-5Oct68 Maj Edwin J. Godfrey 6Oct-31Dec68 1st Amphibian Tractor Battalion


CO LtCol Edward R. Toner lJan-17Mar68 LtCol George F. Meyers 18Mar-12Nov68 Maj Walter W. Damewood, Jr. 13Nov-3 lDec68 3d Medical Battalion


CO Cdr Robert A. Brown, MC, USN lJan-31Jul68 Cdr Barton K. Slemmons, MC, USN lAug-30Nov68 LCdr Billy C. Roberts, MC, USN lDec-3 lDec68 9th Motor Transport Battalion


CO Maj John R. Stanley lJan-27Jul68 Maj Raymond Kulak 28Jul-1Oct68 LtCol John R. Fox 2Oct-l 3Nov68 Maj LaurierJ. Tremblay 14Nov-31Dec68 11th Engineer Battalion


CO LtCol Victor A. Perry lJan-3Aug68 LtCol Robert C. Evans 4Aug-31Dec68 5th Marine Division Units in Vietnam 26th Marines*


CO Col David E. Lownds lJan-17Apr68 Col Bruce F. Meyers 18Apr-llAug68 LtCol Clyde W. Hunter 12Aug-31 Dec68


CO 1/26 LtCol James B. Wilkinson lJan-29Feb68 LtCol Frederick J. McEwan lMar-26Jul68 Maj Walter T. Cook 27Jul-17Oct68 Maj Charles H. Knowles 18Oct-31Dec68


CO 2/26 LtCol Francis J. Heath, Jr. lJan-18Jul68 LtCol Thurman Owens 19Jul-12Aug68 LtCol William F. Sparks 13Aug-31 Dec68


CO 3/26 LtCol Harry L. Alderman lJan-14Mar68 LtCol John C. Studt 15Mar-l 5Jul68 Maj Richard R. Blair l6Jul-2Aug68 LtCol John W. P. Robertson 3Aug-3 lDec68


* The 26th Marines transferred/row the operational control of the ^d Marine


Division to the 1st Marine Division on 18May68,


27th Marines* CO Col Adolph G. Schwenk, Jr. 17Feb-10Sep68 CO 1/27 LtCol John E. Greenwood 17Feb-l4Jul68


Maj Kenneth J. Skipper 15Jul-12Sep68 CO 2/27 LtCol Louis J. Bacher 17Feb-19Jun68


LtCol Albert W. Keller 20Jun-10Sep68


CO 3/27 LtCol Tullis J. Woodham, Jr. 17Feb-31Aug68


*T'he 27th Marines arrived in Vietnam on 17 Fob and departed 10Sep68. The regiment remained under the operational control of the 1st Marine Division during this entire period. Battalions of the 13th Marines*


*The 1st Battalion largely supported the 26th Marines and was under the operational control of the 12th Marines when that regiment was with the 3d Marine Division and under the operational control of the 11th Marines when the 26th Marines was attached to the 1st Marine Division. The 2d Battalion arrived and departed with the 27th Marines and was under the operational control of the 11th Marines during its entire tour in Vietnam.


CO 1/1 3 LtCol John A. Hennelly lJan-23May68 LtCol Anthony Novak 24May-l4Nov68 Maj John B. Cantieny 15Nov-31Dec68


CO 2/13 LtCol Rhys J. Phillips, Jr. 17Feb-6Aug68 Maj Walter F. Dunn 7Aug-12Sep68 Headquarters, 1st Force Service Regiment/Force Logistic Command (1st FSR/FLC)


CG BGen Harry C. Olson lJan-250cr68


BGen James A. Feeley, Jr. 26Oct-3 lDec68 C/S Col Roy I. Wood, Jr. lJan-31Jul68


Col Darwin B. Pond, Jr. lAug-31Dec68 G-l LtCol Minard P. Newton, Jr. lJan-30Jul68


Maj Donald A. Nilsen 3 lJul-31Oct68


LtCol Dennis K. Gray lNov-31Dec68 G-2 Maj Clarence E. Watson, Jr. lJan-30Jun68


Maj Billy J. Fowler lJul-31Dec68 G-3 Col George K. Reid lJan-12Apr68


Col James R. Jones 13Apr-4Sep68


Col Francis W. Vaughr 5Sep-3 lDec68 G-4 LtCol Robert W. Howland lJan-2Jul68


LtCol Stanley G. Tribe, Jr. 3Jul-24Jul68


LtCol Alvin W. Bowen 25Jul-31Dec68 G-5 Maj Thomas J. Smyth lJan-2Aug68


Maj John D. Crawford 3Aug-31 Dec68


Headquarters and Service Battalion, 1st Force Service Regiment CO LtCol William F. Koehnlein lJan-13Jul68 LtCol James G. McCormick 14Jul-18Sep68 Maj Edward Lukas 19Sep-31Dec68


Supply Battalion, 1st Force Service Regiment CO Col Julian G. Bass, Jr. lJan-20Mar68 LtCol Richard G. Eykyn 21Mar-l4Sep68 LtCol Edward G. Usher 15Sep-31 Dec68


Maintenance Battalion, 1st Force Service Regiment CO LtCol Jack M. Hermes lJan-3Aug68 LtCol Stanley G. Tribe, Jr. 4Aug-2Nov68 LtCol Edward W. Critchett 3Nov-31 Dec68


3d Service Battalion, Force Logistic Support Group Alpha CO ColNolanJ. Beat lJan-18May68 Col Francis W. Vaught 19May-4Sep68 Col Horron E. Roeder 5Sep-31Dec68


1st Service Battalion, Force Logistic Support Group Bravo CO Col James R. Jones lJan-31Mar68 Col Julian G. Bass, Jr. lApr-17Aug68 LtCol Raymond J. Weber 18Aug-16Sep68 Col Harold L. Parsons 17Sep-31Dec68



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