Bonevich, Arthur, SFC

Armor (Enlisted)
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Current Service Status
USA Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Sergeant First Class
Current/Last Service Branch
Current/Last Primary MOS
11D10-Armor Reconnaissance Specialist
Current/Last MOS Group
Armor (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1976-1979, 64C40, HQ Forces Command (FORSCOM)
Previously Held MOS
64C10-Motor Transport Operator
64C40-Motor Transport Operator
Service Years
1958 - 1979
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Presidential Certificate of Appreciation
Order of the Spur

Sergeant First Class

Seven Service Stripes

Five Overseas Service Bars

 Official Badges 

Drill Sergeant Badge Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007) French Fourragere

Schutzenschnur Gold German Military Proficiency Silver German Military Proficiency Bronze

 Unofficial Badges 

Recon Sniper Armor Shoulder Cord Jungle Expert Badge

Cold War Medal Order of The Spur Cold War Veteran Vietnam Veteran 50th Commemoration

Jungle Expert Vietnam 50th Anniversary

 Military Association Memberships
National Rifle Association (NRA)Military Order of the Purple HeartChapter 2Member-at-Large
American LegionHeli-VetsVietnam Helicopter Crew Members Association3/4 Cav Association
The Retired Enlisted Association (TREA)N/A25th Infantry Division Association
  1970, National Rifle Association (NRA) [Verified]
  1980, Military Order of the Purple Heart [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1980, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 2 (Member) (Newport News, Virginia) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1991, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Member-at-Large (National President) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2000, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2007, Heli-Vets
  2008, Vietnam Helicopter Crew Members Association [Verified]
  2008, 3/4 Cav Association [Verified]15
  2008, Heli-Vets
  2008, The Retired Enlisted Association (TREA)
  2009, Combat Infantrymen's Association, N/A (Member) [Verified]
  2010, 25th Infantry Division Association [Verified]6

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
My Wife Rosemarie tells everyone that I am retarded and disable.
But I stll Love Her.

Born Old Forge, Pa.   10/08/1939
Raised in New York City,  Lower East Side of Manhatten.

50's, 60's and some 70's is my time frame.

New York Yankees, New York Giants
Other Comments:
Vietnam  1965-1970.
SD to MACV Feb-June. Ban Me Thuot / Plieku AO's. 1965
Co A 1st Avn Bn (155th AHC) Ban Me Thout ,Sept-Dec 1965, 
(Stagecoach / Falcons Shot-Gun XI TDY). (The Original Door 
Gunners, 25th ID )
A-Trp 3/4 Cav,Cu Chi, Jan-Dec 1966  Scout (1963/66)(Hawaii/Cu Chi) (Sabre Alpha 24).
C & A Trp 3/17 Air Cav, Di An 1969-70 Scout,
(Charliehorse / Silverspur Scout's).
St Albans Naval Hosp.Queens,NY. VN Med-Vac 14 May 70 (70/71)
PSG E-7 Platoon Sergeant.   11D4F  Scout.

"Once You Have Flown Scout's, What Else Is There"

"I Have Flown Among The Trees And Seen The Faces Of The Enemy"

1958/79  Had the following MOS's.  113-3S, 133-3S, 11D4F, 64C40

Basic Tng. Second Eight Heavy Weapons, Ft.Dix 1958.  Sniper Tng.1958. M1C  w/M84 Sniper Scope.
3rd ARB 50th Inf, (7th Army Recon) Wildflecken,Ger. 1958/60.
CS Co. 1st BG 20th Inf,and the 193rd Inf Bde, Ft Kobbe. (JWTC Ft. Sherman).
Pamama Canal Zone, Jungle Expert 1960/63. (LRRP)
2/13 Armd Ft Hood,TX. Scout's.  1967/68.
Med-Vac out of Vietnam 14 May 1970,to St. Albans Naval Hospital,Queens, NY. Transfered to Ft.Hamilton,Brooklyn,NY (USACS) 1971/73 Reclassifed 64C40.
595th / 377th TC Comp.(HET) Mannheim Ger. 1973/76. 28th Trans. Bn.
Ft.Eustis,VA. NCOIC, Instructor, Tactical Wheel Vehicle Driver Instructor. 1977/79. 38th Trans. Bn.

Retired Aug 1979.     PSG E-7 11D4F     All Scout

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   1963-1966, 11D10, HHT, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry

Staff Sergeant
From Month/Year
June / 1963
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December / 1966
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11D10-Armor Reconnaissance Specialist
 HHT, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Details

HHT, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry
Cavalry Unit
Parent Unit
3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry
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Last Updated: Apr 1, 2020
Memories For This Unit

Other Memories
Feb-June,1965 MACV SD Assignment. Plieku / Ban Me Thout AO's LRRP's.
Sept-Dec 1965 Co A 1st Avn Bn (155th AHC) TDY
Ban Me Thout.
Jan-Dec 1966 Cu Chi A-24 Alcoholic.

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112 Members Also There at Same Time

Morales, Victor, SSG, (1966-1968) AR 11D10 Staff Sergeant
Goins, Marshall, SGT, (1964-1967) AR 11D10 Sergeant
Gross, Jim, SGT, (1965-1968) AR 11D10 Sergeant
Cox, David, SP 4, (1964-1967) AR 11D10 Specialist 4
Cox, David, SP 4, (1964-1967) AR 11D10 Specialist 4
Stetten, G. Lyle, SP 4, (1966-1967) AR 11D10 Specialist 4
Coronado, Tommie, CSM, (1963-1989) AR 11E10 Staff Sergeant
Conley, Charles, SP 5, (1965-1972) AR 133.1 Specialist 5
Howe, John, SP 4, (1966-1968) AR 11E10 Specialist 4
Troy, Guy, COL, (1942-1976) AR 1204 Lieutenant Colonel
Webb, Jr., George, COL, (1943-1976) AR 1210 Lieutenant Colonel
Jones, Skip, 1LT, (1962-1970) AR 19B First Lieutenant
Page, Richard, LTC, (1962-1982) AR 1204 First Lieutenant
Blessman, William David, SGT, (1966-1967) TC 64B10 Sergeant
Mills, James, SGT, (1966-1974) IN 11B10 Sergeant
Stephens, Robert, SFC, (1962-1982) IN 11B10 Sergeant
Taber, Jerry Dean, SP 5, (1958-1966) MD 91B10 Specialist 5
Vargas, John, SP 5, (1965-1967) IN 11B10 Specialist 5
Beasley, Herbert, SP 4, (1964-1967) IN 11B10 Specialist 4
Blackman, Larry Paul, SP 4, (1966-1967) MD 91B10 Specialist 4
Byrd, Dwight, SP 4, (1965-1967) AV 67M10 Specialist 4
Cox, David, SP 4, (1964-1967) IN 11B10 Specialist 4
Fleming, Richard, SP 4, (1964-1966) SC 05B10 Specialist 4
Lowe, Phillip, SP 4, (1963-1965) EN 00B10 Specialist 4
Quintana, Larry, SP 4, (1963-1966) CV 12C Specialist 4
Vera, Jose, SP 4, (1966-1968) IN 11B10 Specialist 4
O'Kelley, James, PFC, (1965-1969) IN 111.07 Private First Class
Cox, David, SP 4, (1964-1967) IN 11B10 Private First Class
Cox, David, SP 4, (1964-1967) IN 11B10 Private First Class
Walker, Hollis Allen, PFC, (1965-1966) MD 91B10 Private First Class
Brown, William, PFC, (1964-1967) AR Private (E-2)
Lancaster, William, SGT, (1965-1972) Sergeant
Phillips, Howard, SSG, (1961-1968) Sergeant
McGill, Roger, SP 4, (1964-1966) Specialist 4
A Troop

Monroe, Richard, SSG, (1964-1967) AR 11D10 Staff Sergeant
Hanlin, Ronald Gary, SGT, (1964-1966) AR 11D10 Sergeant
McIlravy, Ronald Dean, SSG, (1965-1967) AR 11D10 Sergeant
Roland, Charles Edward, SSG, (1965-1967) AR 11D10 Sergeant
Webb, John, SSG, (1965-1974) AR 11D10 Sergeant
Shrum, Kenneth Edward, SP 4, (1965-1966) AR 11D10 Specialist 4
Webb, John, SSG, (1965-1974) AR 11D10 Specialist 4
Vanover, Charles Lindon, MSG, (1949-1967) AR 11E40 Sergeant First Class
Bender, Gernot, SSG, (1957-1969) AR 11D40 Staff Sergeant
Merrill, Hugh Wallace, SP 4, (1964-1966) AR 11E10 Private First Class
Bradshaw, Theodore Jackson, PFC, (1965-1966) AR 11E10 Private First Class
Barovetto, John Lawrence, CPT, (1964-1968) AR 1620 First Lieutenant
Ryan, Arthur, MAJ, (1959-1984) CV 1620 First Lieutenant
Appler, Donald, COL, (1961-1984) AR 1620 Second Lieutenant
Ryan, Arthur, MAJ, (1959-1984) CV 1620 Second Lieutenant
Trifiletti, Anthony, BG AR 1620 Second Lieutenant
Joslyn, James Eugene, SSG, (1954-1966) IN 11C20 Staff Sergeant
Blalock, Walter Rogers, SGT, (1961-1967) IN 111.6 Sergeant
Torres-Rivera, Rafael, SGT, (1961-1965) IN 11C20 Sergeant
Clemmons, Joseph, CPL, (1966-1969) IN 11B20 Corporal
Bradley, Richard, SP 4, (1963-1970) IN 605 Specialist 4
Bradley, Richard, SP 4, (1963-1970) IN 11B10 Specialist 4
Huff, Steve, SP 4, (1965-1967) IN 11B10 Specialist 4
McElroy, Chalmers, SGT, (1965-1968) IN 11B10 Private First Class
Rivard, Dave, SGT, (1965-1968) IN 11B10 Private First Class

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