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Wayne L Anderson

Born July 31,1947, Alexandria, MN
Gender Male
Parents Donald and Irene Anderson
Schools Attended

Brooten High School Graduated 1965

Branch of Service Army
Additional Identifiers Non-commissioned Officer
Service Timeframe April 1965 - November 1969
War/Conflict Vietnam War 1964-1975
Principal Units and Locations

258th and 172nd Transportation Detachments (Movement Control) Thailand; HQ & HQ Company, 6th Army HQ, Presidio of San Francisco, CA; DLIWC, Presidio of Monterey, CA; Basic E-4-2, Ft Leonard Wood, MO.

Military Awards and Decorations

National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal.


Basic at Ft Leonard Wood, MO, E-4-2, April-June 1966. Studied Arabic (Iraqi) at Presidio Of Monterey, DLIWC, July 1966, voluntary drop December 1966. Trained as Clerk-typist under TRAPP program Presidio of San Francisco 1967. Clerk at Special Services later 1977. Transferred to Thailand Nov 1967 and had orders changed on arrival to become 71N20 Transportation Movement Control Specialist with 172nd Transportation Detachment, monitoring Project 972/Igloo White convoys and Blue Star shipments, eventually with the 25th Transportation Detachment, a 5 man unit. Became NCOIC of the 258th in 1969. Stationed at Camp Friendship, Korat, Thailand Nov 67-Jan 69; Camp Samae San, Sattahip, Thailand Jan 69-Nov 69. Got 150 day early out on return to the USA Nov 69.