Warren J Heater, entered service as a private and station in Lai Khe. Promoted to Sargent by the end of 12 month service in country. Left the Army after returning home and completing 2 years of service. I started as a 11H40 fire crew chief but after two months was moved to the weapons platoon as a mortorman (81mm) supporting patrols, then reassigned to radioman and forward observer. Assigned to 1st infantry division, 2nd battalion, 2nd infantry, A company. First commander was transferred, Second commander was wounded, Third commander (Francis James Thompson) was killed, left Vietnam two weeks later.