52nd Military Intelligence Detachment

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The 52nd MID was formed at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii in the late summer and early fall of 1967. Attached to the 11th Infantry Brigade, the detachmentmilIntel52 deployed to Viet Nam with the Brigade on 6 December 1967. Most of the detachment shipped out aboard the USS Weigle arriving in Qui Nhon harbor on 22 December. First located at LZ Carentan then moving into LZ Bronco to replace elements of the 4th Infantry Division.

The detachment provided intelligence support to the Brigade and its Battalions in the form of local source recruitment, counter intelligence, prisoner interrogation and photo reconnaissance interpretation.

The detachment formed under the leadership of Major Robert G. Fetcher who later transferred command to Captain Albert Labriola.

The detachment’s sources of information proved instrumental in locating VC cashes of food and weapons.

Of those that served this unit, one casualty is recorded. 

NAME:       Omar David JONES                                             
HOR:        Bloomington, Illinois
DoB:        12/22/1943          AGE: 24         
BURIAL:     BRONSWOOD CEMETERY, OAKBROOK, IL
KNOWN AWARDS: Bronze Star (Merit). Purple Heart. Air Medal. Standard Service and Campaign medals. 
WALL LOCATION: 59E 006

 

LAST NAME

FIRST

MI

RANK

BIRCH

DOUGLAS

A

SP4

BITNER

GAROLD

B

SP5

BLOCK

DENNIS

R

SP5

BOGUCKI

TONY

J

SP5

CASTILLO

JOSEPH

SP5

CASTO

STEVEN

J

SP4

CAVE

DAVID

J

SP4

CRAWFORD

RAYMOND

E

PVT

CROOK

DAVID

SP4

DUNCAN

JOHN

L

SPL Agent

ELLIS

MICHAEL

C

SP5

FLETCHER

ROBERT

G

MAJ

FOSTER

LAWRENCE

E

WO

GARDNER

STACY

L

SSG

GAYE

ANTHONY

SSG

GREIME

THOMAS

C

LT

HAWKINS

WILLIAM

E

LT

JENSEN

THEODORE

W

LT

JOHNSON

DENNIS

H

LT

JONES

OMAR

D

LT

KLYM

NORMAN

J

LT

KUETHER

JOHN

F

SP5

LABRIOLA

ALBERT

C

CPT

LAULETTA

JOHN

F

LT

MARINACCIO

WILLIAM

J

SPL Agent

MARTINE

VICTOR

C

LT

MILANOVIC

STEVO

F

SP6

MORGAN

DAVID

W

SP4

PERRY

ROBERT

A

SPL Agent

RASMUSSEN

NORMAN

W

SP5

RAUTZHAN

MARLIN

L

SPL Agent

SHEEHAN

JAMES

SP5

SMITH

LYNN

R

SP5

STOKAN

JOHN

M

PVT

TAYLOR

DONALD

S

SP5

TOY

GORDON

L

SP5

WEBSTER

JAMES

N

LT

WHITE

HARVEY

W

CPT

WHITLEY

RICK

W

SP4

WYATT

LEWIS

SP7

YOUNG

ROBERT

J

SP4

(Information for this page supplied by: Norm Klym)

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POW * MIA Statistics

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