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Do you have any unit information who you served with in Vietnam 1969-1970. OMPFs or Military personnel records do not contain photos of individuals the army did not make them permanent to our records. However, units may have some photos that might have some pictures during your time while serving overseas.
Thank you for responding.
I was not sent to Vietnam. After I was graduated boot camp in 1/1969 at Ft. Knox, KY, I was then stationed at Ft. Myer, VA where I was a dog handler and MP until I was discharged. I was with the US Army 561st division. Because I had a job secured with a police force, upon discharge 8/12/1970 I was not required to serve as a reservist.
I am trying to find out where I could get any pictures that include me and my dog Baron while I was stationed at Ft. Myer during that time period and any pictures available from my boot camp class. These are for personal use only, as all of my personal photographs have been lost.
Any suggestions you can provide will be helpful. I am also reaching out to my 561st unit.
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Here is some additional information. You might want to look at some associations and different Military Police Corps groups as well.
Dear Mr. Renkawitz,
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Photographs of various U.S. Army activities dating from 1940 to 2007 are in the custody of the National Archives at College Park - Still Picture (RDSS). Please contact RDSS via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The collection may include photos of the 561st Military Police Company.
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