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  1. ray parker

    Great!
    Does anyone remember Pam White from Rossville Ga?
    Was in Cam Rahn Bay in 69.

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    • Holley Watts

      Hi Ray,

      I was in-country ’66-’67 so Pam and I never worked together. I knew her more because I was a friend of her former brother-in-law, Bill, and it was he who told me that she died of CA in 2010.

      Holley

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      • ray parker

        Linda,

        I got your message a couple weeks back and have gotten another response today from Holley Watts. Thanks Linda for your message. I am very sorry to say that Holley told me that Pam passed away in 2010.
        She and I grew up about 40 miles apart and we talked about how we might meet up back home some day. Over the last 10 years I have called every White in Catoosa county and never found any of her relatives (epark1@att.net).

        Ray

      • ray parker

        Holley,

        Very sad news but I really appreciate your message. I got another message from Linda a few weeks back, and they had been in class together.(epark1@att.net)

        Ray

  2. Linda

    Pam was in my training class. We were in VietNam from April 1969 until April 1970. I will never forget her Southern drawl and “ya’ll.”
    I used the term “you guys” instead.

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  3. david king

    I would like to know if anyone knows the whereabouts of Barbara Dylan,from Minnesota.She was at Phu Bai in 1971.Would appreciate any info.

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  4. ray parker

    I was in contact with two other Dollies and a Nurse that was not a Dollie. My computer crashed and I lost the addresses. If you recognize Ray Parker, please get back in touch. I have some info on articles one of you asked about.

    Ray

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  5. Hardy Bryan

    I commanded a company and the Donut Dollies came to us once a week for about 1/2 hour. Trouble was that only the night shift troops were in the company area when they came, so they saw only about 10% of the men. I asked the girls if they coould come for a longer time and they replied that they did not feel they were well received by so few men. But they agreed to come longer, so I secured extra ice cream, had the cooks serve up portions, keep them frozen in mermite cans, and have them ready for me to pick up. Then hitched a trailer to my jeep, put the girls in back of the jeep, and off we went to the many operational ares of my unit. The troops loved it, appreciated the ice cream and seeing the girls. The watched their language and always got red faced when on of the Dollies asked the name of the dog they adopted and kept in the area (the names were usually not words for a proper young lady to hear!) If I could not make the weekly run, then the XO or 1st SGT filled in. The girls loved it and told me they really felt great at my unit and encouraged other units to do the same. In fact, I started dating one of the Dollies (Marcia), we got engaged, but never married. I forgot her last name, but she was in Vietnam in 1968, 1969, and was from Minnesota. Another Dollie sent me a watercolor she did on Vietnam and it proudly is displayed near the front door on my home.

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  6. DOUG COSTER

    My Wife, Maryd Coon was a Donut Dollie from September 1969 – September 1970 at Quin Nhon and Ben Hoa. I met her when she was putting on programs for the MACV Team in Binh Dinh Province.

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    • Lane Stallings

      I served with her there. My name is Elaine “Lane” Query Stallings.

      Susan Titsworth and I arrived together. Carter Taylor, Terri, Sally, etc. were all there at the same time

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  7. Tim Seloover

    Many thanks for all you did for us in ’70 and ’71 out of Chu Lai in the I Corp sector. You all were wonderful for us!
    Having a reunion outside of La Crosse, WI the 15th of September, if anyone of you lives close, 25 grunts would be honored by your presence. Again, thank you for your service.

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  8. Christopher Boles

    Anyone know the whereabouts of any of the women that were at Phan Rang AB in 1969?
    I was a photographer for the 600th Photo Sqdn Det 5 and was wondering if I could find one of the girls that was there. I have a photo buried in a box that I took of her that maybe soon I can get it scanned.
    Thank you.

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  9. Jim Spelic

    God is great , Thanx so much to all those great young ladies they too have been forgotton by our country how sad AGENT ORANGE has taken its tool on us vets .I remember 2 great gals who visited our D Co 709th maint unit in Ben Luc 3 or 4 times during my tour sept 68 aug 69 9 inf div How many of them have given all may god bless every one of them here on earth , and above Jim still thinking of all who served.

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  10. RICK GLOVER

    WOULD ANYONE HAVE ANY INFO ON A PAM PEAVERSON ? LAST NAME SPELLING? SHE WAS FROM ATHENS GA. I HAD JUST TURNED 19 AND MET HER ON FB BETTY OR AUDI OUT OF SONG BE. I WAS WITH THE B/BTRY 1-30 CAV. HAVE PICTURES THAT WOULD LIKE TO GIVE HER. FOR 1 DAY IN THAT DIRTY, A PIECE OF HEAVEN STEPPED INTO MY LIFE. EMAIL ADD IS RICKG16@GMAIL.COM TY PAM SERVED 1970-1971

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  11. cathy knutson

    I was a Donut Dolly @ PhanRang, 35th Tac Fighter Wing from November ’68 to April ’69

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    • Christopher Boles

      Cathy,
      You might have been the young woman that I photographed at the photo lab one evening. My email is alfadoctor@yahoo.com I will have to open that box of photographs that has been sealed since 1969 to find the photo.

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