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Association of the 1st Battalion, 50th Infantry (Mechanized) Site Updates - 2017

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This page is designed to be a "quick reference" page of work done on our Web Site. Visit this page often to check on the latest additions and corrections to the site. Please visit the Members Email page and check your email and unit  affiliation information. If changes, additions or deletions are warranted, please use the links provided there to request updates. Historian Jim Sheppard is handling updates.  Feel free to contact him with comments and/or suggestions.

December 7, 2017

Added photo of Leroy B. Aiken to his memorial page. We now have photos for all but 6 of the 216 men KIA while assigned or attached to 50th Infantry designations in Vietnam.

December 6, 2017

Updated email address for Pete Tovar on the Members email page.

November 20, 2017

Updated my mailing address (Jim Sheppard) on the Contact Officers page.

October 18, 2017

Updated email address for Bill Bontemps on the Members email page.

August 30, 2017

Added Arthur Borr, Charlie Company (1969/1970) and Anthony Juliano, former Battalion XO, to the "Taps" page. We were notified by his son that he had passed away on October 19th, 2016. Also added account of "Stitt's Woods" submitted by Bob Camors on the War Stories page

August 23, 2017

Added Randy Smith, Delta Company Medic (1967/1968) and Past Association President, to the "Taps" page. He passed Monday, August 21st, 2017.

August 16, 2017

Added August Newsletter to the Newsletters page.

July 24, 2017

Updated email address for James Huffman on the Members email page.

June 25, 2017

Added Donald Schmidt, HHC 9/67-7/68 and Earl Johnson, Co A 12/67-11/68 to the Life Members page.

June 23, 2017

Finally finished posting 321 photos of our reunion on the Reunions page.

May 28, 2017

Added photo of Alfred "Flip" Filippelli to his memorial page. We now have photos for all but 7 of the 216 men KIA while assigned or attached to 50th Infantry designations in Vietnam.

May 24, 2017

Added James Bustin, Charlie Company, 69-70 to the Life Members page.

May 18, 2017

Added photo of Charles E "Charlie" Thomas to his memorial page. Also added a new photo for Dennis W. Moore to his memorial page. We now have photos for all but 8 of the 216 men KIA while assigned or attached to 50th Infantry designations in Vietnam.

April 10, 2017

Added Max L Guymon, Bravo Company, 67-68 on the "Taps" page. He passed in January of, 1986.

April 7, 2017

Added photo of William A. "Billy" Sims to his memorial page. We now have photos for all but 11 men KIA while assigned or attached to 50th Infantry designations in Vietnam. We will be getting one more at this coming reunion...as former Platoon Leader Thomas Jones will attend and has informed me that he has a photo of Charles E. Thomas!

April 3, 2017

Added April Newsletter to the Newsletters page.

March 11, 2017

Added James L. Mausser, 3rd Platoon, Alpha Company, 4/68 to 1/70 on the "Taps" page. Hope to obtain an obituary from his daughter soon. He passed on March 4th, 2017. By my "unofficial" count, this makes 14 former 50th Infantry soldiers who have passed since our last reunion. I will be posting my list of names on the message board before the reunion so we may "network" and find more names.

March 8, 2017

Added new map of the An Khe Area of Operations in 1968-69 on the Points of Interest Maps page.

March 1, 2017

Updated email addresses for Fred Maida and Joe Conti on the Members email page.

February 26, 2017

Updated email address for Larry Shipp on the Members email page.

February 11, 2017

Updated email address for Stan Walulek on the Members email page.

February 9, 2017

Added obituary for Wilber Breseman, SSG, 1st Platoon, Bravo Company, 8/68 to 5/69 on the "Taps" page.

January 29, 2017

Added email address for Joe Conti on the Members email page. Also added video of Edward Sternin...taken at home before his deployment to Vietnam...on both his memorial page and the website message board.

January 17, 2017

Added a copy of the 2017 Reunion Itinerary on the Reunions page.

January 16, 2017

Added a copy of the KIA family and friends invitation to our reunion memorial services on the Reunions page.

January 14, 2017

Updated email address for Russ Roth on the Members email page.

January 1, 2017

Happy New Year to all! I have loaded this new "site updates" page for 2017 and archived the 2016 updates to the "Site Map" page. Today marks the beginning of my 12th year maintaining our website... and I am into my 18th year as Association Historian. I look forward to seeing many of you in May at our next reunion.

2016 Archive

Archive of the "Site Updates" from the year 2016

2015 Archive

Archive of the "Site Updates" from the year 2015

2014 Archive

Archive of the "Site Updates" from the year 2014

2013 Archive

Archive of the "Site Updates" from the year 2013

2012 Archive

Archive of the "Site Updates" from the year 2012

2011 Archive

Archive of the "Site Updates" from the year 2011

2010 Archive

Archive of the "Site Updates" from the year 2010

2009 Archive

Archive of the "Site Updates" from the year 2009

2008 Archive

Archive of the "Site Updates" from the year 2008

2007 Archive

Archive of the "Site Updates" from the year 2007

2006 Archive

Archive of the "Site Updates" from the year 2006