When MACV-SOG was deactivated, Yu-B was sent to Saigon and worked for the Special Mission Force.
With the fall of Saigon he was resettled to Bellevue, Washington, under the auspices of the International Rescue Committee on .
William was born in Evansville, Indiana to Raymond and Kathren Shelton. He married his wife Sangchan and they enjoyed 41 years together. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at PM at Palm Northwest Mortuary, 6701 N Jones Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89131.
COL, USA (Ret), 70, died on 28 April, 2015, after a long struggle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease, at a hospice in Savannah, GA. Honorary pallbearers will be Art Garcia, Wendell Green, Gerald Nix, Ron Davidson, Tony Rucci, Judd Haverkost, Joe Carr and Steve Stone.
(Mary) Petty, II, sisters Tommy Lu Conlogue and Sandra (Dale) Kile.
Earle has six grandchildren, Brock, Bailey, Kaytlin, Wyatt, Garrett, and Chelsea, and two great grandchildren, Kirra and Tristan.
He is survived by his loving family: his wife Shirley, his daughter Suzanne, his granddaughter Erin, his brother Samuel S.
He was respected and admired by all that he came in contact with.
Others have taken up where you fell, the line has held. The 10 most recent deceased SOA members are shown at the top of the page. Earle also was deployed to Cuba during the Cuban Crisis.
He retired from military service in 1972 and attended Rollins College, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. During his career, he went to Germany, as well as served three tours of duty in Vietnam and Laos. Earle was awarded the Army Commendation Medal, three Purple Hearts due to injuries in Vietnam, three Bronze stars with oak leaf clusters for valor and was also awarded the Vietnamese Cross of Gallentry. In 1996, he was contacted by the United Nations to head the International Police Task Force in Bosnia.
Sergeant Newman served with B-36, Project Rapid Fire and as the Team Sergeant on A- 361. Only 12 Special Forces members were chosen to attend the elite Seal training. Bragg, NC, and graduated in the 82nd Airborne Division. Entering the military at such a young age, he later pursued his education and obtained his Bachelors degree. Upon early retirement, he went to work for the Melbourne Police Department under Chief Croton. Earle left the Sheriff’s Department in 1994 to take the Police Chief position in Sebastian, FL.
Non-Members who have passed are listed below these. Born in Massachusetts on December 15, 1932, MSG Newman attended school in New Haven, Connecticut and entered Military service in 1950. He wore his Green Beret (motto of Special Forces) proudly, his love for his country was beyond first and foremost in his life. he went to work for the Brevard County Sheriff’s Department under Sheriff Jake Miller, as Jail Commander.