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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   1965-1965, 11D10, 155th Aviation Company (AHC)

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August / 1965
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December / 1965
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Ban Me Thout
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 155th Aviation Company (AHC) Details

155th Aviation Company (AHC)
Aviation Unit
Parent Unit
Aviation Units
Created/Owned By
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Last Updated: Jun 11, 2019
Memories For This Unit

Best Moment
Sept-Dec 1965. TDY to Ban-Me-Thout.
Shot-Gun XI. Last of the 25th ID original
Co A 1st Avn Bn / 52nd Avn Bn. (155th AHC)
1st Avn Bde

Other Memories
Was Co A 1st Avn Bn / 1st ID.

My Photos For This Unit
11 Members Also There at Same Time
155th Aviation Company (AHC)

Blanchette, Arthur J, CW3, (1963-1966) AV 062B Chief Warrant Officer 3
Helton, David, CW5, (1959-1995) AV 100B Warrant Officer 1
Smith, Philip Cory, WO1, (1966-1966) AV 062B Warrant Officer 1
BRYANT, ERNEST, SFC, (1951-1976) AV 67N10 Staff Sergeant
DELGADO, RAUL R, SSG, (1957-1979) AV 67Z50 Staff Sergeant
Bowen, George, SGT, (1962-1967) AV 67N20 Sergeant
Austin, Stephen Bruce, SP 5, (1965-1968) AV 67N20 Specialist 5
Johnson, Lee, SSG, (1964-1991) QM 94B10 Specialist 4
Coryell, Michael Noble, WO1, (1964-1966) Warrant Officer 1
Ford, Raymond, WO1, (1960-1966) Warrant Officer 1
DALY, ED, SP 5, (1964-1967) Specialist 5

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