1963 ~ Battalion Roster
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This Page Last Updated     29 May 2016
4th Army
720th MP
Battalion
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Casualty
Photographs
Located
Lifetime Member
560th Those members of the Battalion who volunteered or were members of C Company when it was redesignated as the 560th MP Company for deployment to Vietnam.
 
Headquarters & Headquarters Detachment
Milburn, Earl B.
LTC
Battalion Commander
    SGM Battalion Sergeant Major
Kochenour, John A. "Jack" (LTC Ret.)
2LT
Commanding Officer. July-Transferred from A Company.
 
Thompson, George W., Jr.
SP/4
Wabakken, Daniel L.
SP/4
 
A Company
Company Commander
First Sergeant
 
  Watts, Pitt M. III 1LT Platoon Leader, Exercise TIDAL WAVE (Dharnarajata).
Bednarski, Fred
LT
  Platoon Leader
Kochenour, John A. "Jack" (LTC Ret.)
2LT
Platoon Leader. July-Transferred to HQ Detachment.
 
Boone, David L.
PVT
1963 Battalion .45 cal. Pistol Champion
Carter, Wayne R.
SP/4
Digrugilliers, Louis A.
SFC
Lewis Ralph C.
SP/4
Deployment-III to Oxford, Mississippi Civil Unrest.
Whittaker, Robert E. (CW3 Ret.)
SP/4
Reassigned from 560th MP Company in Vietnam to 720th.
Suiter, Donald W.
PFC
 
B Company
Company Commander
First Sergeant
 
Garcia, Louis "Louie"
PFC
Personnel Specialist
LaRuffa, Dominick
PFC
Lewis, George
SP/4
Deployment to Oxford, Mississiiipi Civil Unrest-II
Propes, Gordon S.
PFC
Deployment to Oxford, Mississiiipi Civil Unrest-II
Taylor, Robert B.
CPL
Exerxise Swift Strike-II, Deployment to Oxford, Mississippi Civil Unrest-II
Uebel, Otto H.  (MSG Ret.)
SGT
Exercise TIDAL WAVE
Wasiak, W. William
SGT
 
C Company
Company Commander
First Sergeant
 
Hackbarth, Gary L.
PFC