Atomic_Veterans

NAMES OF MEN IN COMPANY "A" PRESENT IN ATOMIC TESTS IN 1951

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SOLDIERS OF COMPANY "A" WATCHING ATOMIC BLAST ~ 11-1-1951 ~


Listed below are the names of soldiers of Company "A" First Battalion, 188th Airborne Infantry Regiment stationed at Ft. Campbell, Kentucky. These soldiers were sent to the Nevada Test Site to participate in nuclear tests on October 12, 1951. These tests were code named "Buster Jangle". There were 7 atomic detonations in this series of tests, some larger than the atomic bombs dropped on Japan in 1945. Some of the detonations broke window panes in Las Vegas 75 miles away. All the names below also guarded the atomic bomb storage facility at Fort Campbell, Kentucky known by soldiers and locals as "The Bird Cage". If you know where any of these men are now, we would appreciate it if you would contact this Web Site and share the information with us.
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This list of names was taken from the "Form For Recording Film Badge Issue And Processing Results" -- Headquarters III Corps, Camp Desert Rock, Nevada -- October, 1951. Participant Soldier's Rank, Serial Number, or Amount of Radiation Received during the Atomic Bomb Tests will not be posted on this page as a matter of privacy.
1. Hamilton, Milton H
2. Sherard, Robert S
3. Cavano, Arthur T
4. Flynn, William L
5. Allen, Henry G
6. Ayers, Charles J
7. Babcock, Benjamin Jr
8. Berrigar, Fredrick
9. Bailey, Charles C
10. Bodell, George S
11. Borg, Emill L Jr
12. Bove, John W
13. Bradley, Richard W
14. Brinkman, Robert E
15. Bunyan, Everett
16. Berutti, Louis F
17. Chabot, Bernard L
18. Charno, George F
19. Cloud, Charles H
20. Clish, John B
21. Crow, George R
22. Coulter, Danial H
23. Coker, Cleo G
24. Combs, Raymond K
25. Cook, Chris C
26. Cusson, Theodore J
27. Davis, Roger L
28. DeBusk, John J
29. Dealey, Robert E
30. Drummond, Jack F
31. Doering, Alvin R
32. Doty, Donald
33. Doyle, William R
34. Duran, Candido R
35. Duran, Robert
36. Dumas, Oliver D
37. Eastman, Walter J
38. Fagot, Melvin M
39. Farfan, Jose A
40. Fernandez, Lucio M
41. Flaherty, Frances L
42. Frahm, Delmar S
43. Fugate, Raymond L
44. Gallagher, John K
45. Gard, Warren W
46. Garcia, Herbert
47. Grigg, Robert S
48. Griffin, William J
49. Gruidl, James F
50. Guitierrez, Felix V
51. Grandstaff, Eldon E
52. Harrison, Edward
53. Hartwick, Richard R
54. Hill, Jerome E
55. Howard, Lester
56. Humphries, Richard F
57. Horton, Donald
58. Ingram, Thomas E
59. Ironshell, Calvin R
60. Iserman, Ronald B
61. Jacobson, Jeul L
62. Jessop, Howard C
63. Johnson, Frank
64. Johnson, Edward A
65. Kasell, Frank
66. Kalianov, Michael
67. Kepner, Alva W
68. Koch, Ignatius
69. Koehnen Mark D
70. Latta, Niles G
71. Leistikow, Elroy
72. Lendo, Ledisleus E
73. Lockett, John J
74. Link, Samuel F
75. Lord, Robert
76. Lunceford, Edwin Y
77. Martin, Roby
78. Marty, Robert L
79. Martain, Floyd
80. Maginn William F
81. Marshall, Alvin L
82. Melander, Kenneth
83. Milroy, Carl W
84. Moore, Eugene D
85. Mcbride, Donald
86. Milligan, Marvin
87. O'Brien, Kennith
88. Owens, James E.
89. Patchen, Jack V
90. Parham, James E
91. Pires, Julius B Jr
92. Parrott, Edwin A
93. Preston, Theodore
94. Rendell, William L
95. Riggins, Roland H
96. Rice, Sidney R
97. Rue, Victor W
98. Ruse, Richard D
99. Rutherford, James M
100. Rutkowski Joseph F
101. Roth, Thomas J
102. Sanchez, Miguel
103. Sanchez, Eloy M
104. Sarver, Russell W
105. Schnirder, Ronald C
106. Saung, Robinson
107. Slack, George K
108. Sosebee, William W
109. Stanley, Charles W
110. Schlueter, Patrick V
111. Schmidt, Henry T
112. Sensabaugh, Thomas
113, Simmons, Thomas
114. Smallwood, Kenneth
115. Scott, Stanley E
116. Swanke, Martin J
117. Schuttenberg, Albert
118. Soderlund, Arthur W
119. Starnick, George B
120. Stringham, Walter B
121. Sullivan, John T
122. Scarberry, David H
123. Simms, James R
124. Sprague, Herman
125. Tavares, Thomas
126. Timmer, Gerald
127. Todd, Billy A
128. Venegas, Benjamin
129. Vondenkamp, Gerald
130. Wagner, Oscar
131. Warburton, Dale R
132. Wiest, Lawrence
133. Williams, Carl
134. Wilson, Harry J
135. Woolery, Donald L
136. Wright, Donald
137. Wilkins, Melvon H
138. Young, Ewell L
139. Younts, Norman E
140. Zerfas, Charles M


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