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Melvin Fisher
Gunner/ OJT Crew Chief  

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Arrived in unit:  Aug. 1967 - Sp-4 

Departed unit:   Mar. 1968 - Sp-4  

Duties in unit:  Gunner & OJT Crew Chief

Other Assignments:  Basic at Ft Knox 1965, AIT- Ft Belvoir 1965, Parachute-school-Ft Benning 1965/66, 101st-Airborne Ft Campbell 1966, 173rd-Airborne-Vietnam-1966, 68th (Duties with 173rd- perimeter patrol, d-16th armor/courier/various especially miles and miles patrolling through rubber and pineapple plantations. near Minh Tham, suffered minor wounds at Dakto),  AHC Bien Hoa - 1966-67, Special Forces Tng. Brig. 1968 -  6th Special Forces 1968, 8th Infantry - Germany - 1969, 12th Special Forces 1970-72, Berlin Brigade - Germany 1981-83

Training:   Basic at Ft Knox 1965, AIT- Ft Belvoir 1965, Parachute-school-Ft Benning 1965/66,

DOS Army:  

  Now

Current Residence:   San Antonio, Texas

Occupation:  Retired/disabled/artist/screenwriter

Family:  wife 6 kids 8grandkids.2 great-grandkids

Hobbies: 

Remarks:  I served 19 months with the 173rd and 9 months with the 68th AHC.

Email:   mchester5216@att.net    last update Aug. 2008
 

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