1st, 14th PsyOp/PsyWar Battalions and The 7th PsyOp Group
USAB&VAPAC and VUNC
LAST UPDATED: 8/22/20
Crest Worn by 14th RB&L
Torii Patch 14th PsyOp Bn Crest 7th PsyOp Group Crest
View of East China Sea From Headquarters Company at Machinato Service Area (Presently Camp Kinser) Okinawa 1961
Above Composite Aerial View Machinato Service Area 1977: Search For Agent Orange
Specific Unit Personal Accounts and History Historical Profile Of The 14th PsyOp Battalions And The 7th PsyOp Group
Roster of Known Unit Members 1950-1974 1,352 Listed as of 4/13/20
Status Of Former Members Queries and Guestbook Other PsyOp Information PsyOp Links
LATEST ADDITIONS/UPDATES AND INFORMATION
John Friedson From PFC in 18th (1974) to Retired LTC After Career in Army 8/22/20
7th PsyOp Group on Facebook. 6/8/19
Special Operations Media Complex Named For LT Merkel 7th PsyOps KIA Vietnam 1968 Page Contacts: Individuals with questions about the Unit. Latest: 12/29/2016 Understanding The "Geography" Along Machinato's Perimeter Road from the 14Th Bn HQ. Email From Warren Rucker 6/19/16 March 4, 2016 Passing of Michael Johnson 7th PsyOps 1969-1971 Obit Of Col. Harold F. Bentz Plans Officer 14th PsyOps Hawaii/Okinawa and Commanding Officer 7th PsyOps Group. April 10th 2015 Death of Dick Himes, who as member of Air Force, helped build the Deragawa Compound used by the 16th PsyWar/PsyOps Company.4/22/15 Attention Earl "Joe" Walsh (15th Det 7th Group): Earl or Anyone Who Knows Him Please Contact Editor (Tim Yoho) 4/9/15 Death of Jack Kellner (VUNC Korea 1960-62) Noted Radio and TV Personality in Hawaii. 3/6/13 Recollections Of The 7th Group 1972-73 by Jim Wilks. Contains names of many who served and some photos. 11/10/12 Mail From Bill Boyle Who is Experiencing PTSD From His Vietnam Tour 11/9/12 7th PsyOp Group On Facebook 11/9/12 Obit of John S. Gantt, Maj 7th Group S-3 (1969-1971) 10/19/12 Disney Movie "Operation Dumbo Drop" based on mission of Green Beret John Gantt. 10/19/12
Okinawa: Bastion Of The Pacific. Film Showing Battle of Okinawa and life after until the late 1950's early 60's. 5/4/12
Account of Stephen Catlin, 7th Group, 15th Company 1966-69 8/11/11 Account of Nicolas Kariouk 14th RB&L 1955-1956. Includes Pictures and Three Stories about his Tour and Bio. 4/15/11
"A General Knows a Frontal Assault When He Sees One"
"Sometimes Price of Procrastination Cannot Be Paid"
"Receiving My Citizenship"
The 14th RB&L Bn and Formation of the 14th and 1st Special Forces. 2/2/11 Mapping of Okinawa and Life in 1955-57. A Non PsyOps Account. 3/15/10 60 Pages of Pictures and Commentary About Okinawa From 1945 Through The 1970's 3/15/10 List of all 7th POG Commanders to Present (See Organization & Roster) 11/14/09 Tribute To COL W.M. Lundelius, Commander 7th POG 1966-1968 11/14/09 Korean & WWII PsyWar Documents and Leaflets 11/14/09 E-Mail From LTC Eric Udouj: 7th POG Documents/Photos From Moffett Field Display Case Updated with New Photos 11/16/09 E-Mail From Then Sp5 Ronald L. Waters 7th Group, 18th Co. 1967-69 8/1/09 E-Mail From Then Captain Peter Robertson 14th PsyWar 1961-64 6/23/09 E-Mail From Then Sp4 Manny Kagan, 7th Group 1972-73 6/23/09 UPDATE On Deragawa As USAF Transmitter Site Before The 16th PsyWar 3/19/09
PSYOPS in Korea 1968-1975. Submitted by Chris Battis 2/20/09
Covers highlights of major changes up to the deactivation of the 24th PSYOP Detachment, which replaced the Korea Detachment on 4 December 1968. The 24th PSYOP provided all audio and visual, strategic-psychological operations support to the United Nations Command/United States Forces Korea. See "Unit Histories Origin of 24th PsyOp"
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