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Barkey FACs & armored cav support near the DMZ

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  • Mike Whaley
    Can anyone help Jim out? (Please respond to Jim directly at jimgood@compuserve.com as he s not a member of this list.) Mike Whaley merlin@ov-10bronco.net
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 4, 2002
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      Can anyone help Jim out? (Please respond to Jim directly at
      jimgood@... as he's not a member of this list.)

      Mike Whaley merlin@...
      Webmaster, OV-10 Bronco Association
      http://www.ov-10bronco.net/
      http://www.ov-10bronco.net/users/merlin/


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: James E. Good <jimgood@...>
      To: <merlin@...>
      Sent: Sunday, June 02, 2002 3:34 PM
      Subject: OV-10 Website Inquiry


      > The U.S. Army unit that I served with in Viet Nam, A Troop, 4th Sqdn,
      > 12th Cav, has located many of our members, and we are planning a
      > reunion, and creating a web site to remind us of our time in Viet Nam,
      > and to provide an educational resource for others. While in Viet Nam,
      > we operated out of, and around Quang Tri, covering the area from the
      > Gulf of Tonkin to the Laotian border along the DMZ. When we needed
      > close air support, an OV-10 with the callsign "Barkey" would respond.
      > Unfortunately, we don't know the actual designation for the squadron or
      > detachment that operated with the Barkey callsign.
      > Do you or your members recall what unit Barkey was?
      > Are any of the former Barkey pilots in your group?
      > If so, it might be interesting to get in contact with them to see if
      > they have any memories of supporting the armored cav troop along the DMZ
      > between 1968 and 1971.
      >
      > Thanks for any help or information. Also, with your permission, we
      > might put a web link on our site to point people to your web site.
      >
      > Jim Good
      >
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