Barkey FACs & armored cav support near the DMZ
- 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
----- Original Message -----
From: James E. Good <jimgood@...>
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