765th Security Platoon


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Yes - There really was a 765th Security Platoon and we have our first Reunion scheduled for May 2014.  More info to come........

 It's going to happen!!!  

The first reunion of the

765th Security Platoon

is scheduled:

May 12th and 13th, 2014

at the

Hilton Garden Inn

1801 Greyhound Park Drive

Dubuque, Iowa  52001

Special Room Rate: $89.00 per night (20 rooms blocked)

Reservations: 563-585-5200 (tell them Veteran Reunion)

Cut-off date is April 21, 2014 for these rates

Take a "Jump-Jet from Chicago to Dubuque or Drive

Complimentary rides from Dubuque AP to the Hilton

If you have questions or you just need to talk to someone - Please call.

Art Simmons 248-652-1378 or email campmaster1@att.net

Steve Bowman  at 916-715-6571 or email stevebowman@surewest.net:

 Program Director and Leg Work by:  Art Simmons  (12/1965-1966)

Assistant Director:  Ellis "Matt" Mattingly  (2/1966-5/1968)

Watching Progress from CA: Steve Bowman (10/1966-10/1967)

Supporting Director Moriah Rhame, Daughter of Robert Rhame 1966-67

Other Members involved:

Alan Abraham 9/1965-9/1966

George Peterson  12/1965 - 1966

This 765th Security Platoon Reunion is Dedicated to:

Robert Lowry Rhame Jr.

12/21/1943 - 12/7/2012 


Moriah Rhame, Standing in for her Father Robert Rhame, a Unit Brother of the 765th Security Platoon who moved on in life in December 7, 2012.  Moriah is a combat Veteran of the Afganistan War and is blessed with her ability to keeps the Brothers Banded.


We have many photos to share with other Unit members that passed through this little unknown Vung Tau Infantry Platoon.   Check the photo section of this web site.  If you have photos our Unit or you are a Member of our Unit - please use this web site and give us a quick email.  If you have photos and/or stories, please share them with us. 

My name is Steve Bowman at stevebowman@surewest.net and I hope to hear from a few of my old VN Vet buddies.