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392ND BOMB GROUP GROUND ECHELON PERSONNEL

Listed are the names of over 2,500 men and women who served in the ground echelon of the 392nd Bomb Group. The names come from military orders, the books Liberators from Wendling and 20th Century Crusaders, issues of the 392nd Bomb Group Memorial Association NEWS, squadron rosters, diaries, personal recollections, and names written next to photographs in the 392nd archives. Ranks are as they appear on the source document and do not reflect subsequent promotions. If you have corrections or additions, please contact the 392nd Bomb Group at by Clicking Here.



THE FOLLOWING IS OUR CURRENT LIST OF GROUND ECHELON'S PHOTOS WITH LAST NAMES STARTING WITH "V"
Additional selections can be found at the bottom of this page.


Name Rank Unit Source Comments Photo Location
Vacker, Lester Pfc 577th SO#22, 21Apr43 MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer  
Vaderhye, George Cpl 10thStaCompSq LFW    
Vaeth, Herbert Pvt 10thStaCompSq LFW    
Valadoz, Arthur Pvt 578th SO#6, 23Mar43    
Valasquez, R. Sgt       Football Team
Valles Pvt 576th Capt Levell's roster 576th Refueling Unit  
Valles, Martin J. Pvt 578th SO#6, 23Mar43 MOS 931 = Heavy Automotive Equipment Operator  
Van Buhler, Donald J. Pfc 577th SO#21, 20Apr43 MOS 911 = Airplane Armorer  
VanHuss, Walter J. Sgt 465th Sub-Depot SO#51, 1Oct43 MOS 502 = Administsrative NonCommissioned Officer 465th SubDepot Personnel   Cletracs Basketball Team 1944
Van Seoyk, David S. Cpl 579th 392, 17Mar44    
Van Sickle, Harry E. Pvt 1825th Ord S&M Co LFW    
Van Sickle, Herschel P. Cpl 576th SO#225, 28Oct44 assigned; MOS 867 = Radar Mechanic.Per SO#239, 13Nov44, TD for a course of instruction in SCR 584.  
Vargo, Albert F. Pvt Gp Hq SO#27, 29Apr43 MOS 521 = Airman Basic  
Vasko, Edward P. Pvt 577th SO#9, 29Mar43 MOS 747 = Airplane & Engine Mechanic  
Veenstra, Lambert Pvt Gp Hq, 576th and 578th 392, 24Mar44 Airman Basic.Per 578 roster 5Aug44, Ordnance Worker  
Veesaert, Marlin J. Sgt Gp Hq LFW Gp Awards Chief and Statistician  
Velazquez, Rudolph V. Pvt 577th SO#24, 25Apr43 MOS 014 = Automotive Mechanic (2nd Echelon)  
Vendetti, Frank J. S/Sgt 1287th MP Co Det A LFW    
Vernon, James R. Pvt 577th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic  
Verrier Jr, Arthur J. Pvt 579th SO#3, 19Mar43 MOS 747 = Airplane and Engine Mechanic  
Viau, Raymond J. Pvt 579th SO#6, 23Mar43 MOS 929 = Automotive Equipment Operator  
Vickers Ben L. Jr. M/Sgt 10thStaCompSq LFW Per LFW, placed on Detached Service in Mar45 to North Pickenham to help set up their runway lighting system Individual Photo
Vidra, Richard H. Sgt 578th 578 roster 5Aug44 578th RUO Baird, Vidra & Jones
Viera, Donald C. Sgt 576th SO#263, 13Dec44 assigned; MOS 853.Per OO#1, 25May45, flew back to Bradley Field o/a 28May45 aboard 42-50647.  
Villanueva, Paul W. Pvt 578th 578 roster 5Aug44 578th KP  
Villareal, Jesus Pfc 10thStaCompSq LFW    
Villareal, Filemon C. Pfc 579th SO#27, 29Apr43 MOS 754 = Radio Mechanic, AAF  
Vincent, Custer L. Sgt 465th Sub-Depot LFW Original member of the 465th. MOS 501 = Administrative & Technical Clerk. In September 1944, won a 2-day pass in the 8thAF Victory Sqdn War bond drive 465th SubDepot Personnel
Vinton, Creighton E. Pvt 576th 392, 3Mar44 Airman Basic  
Vitale, Chester S. Pvt Gp Hq and 576th 392, 24Mar44 Airman Basic  
Vivian, Sammy Sgt 579th LFW 579th Sq Operations Clerk. Per LFW, won the 2AD Skeet Shooting Champtionship with a perfect score, 50-50. Vivian, Ross, Geary, Holloman
Vlach, Emil Pvt 577th SO#4, 21Mar43 MOS 861 = Surgical Technician  
Voelkel, Finney D. T/4 1825th Ord S&M Co LFW Awarded the Soldier's Medal for heroic actions 5Dec43  
Vogel, Blase A. Cpl 10thStaCompSq LFW    
Volkman, Zelo K. Cpl 10thStaCompSq LFW    
Volos, Edward S. Pfc 10thStaCompSq LFW    
Volpe, Paul J. Sgt 576th SO#249, 24Nov44 TD to Sta 123 for 10 days for duty at 1080th Signal Co.Per SO#277, 29Dec44, MOS change from 860 to 853.Returned to Bradley Field CT aboard 42-95299 per OO#1, 25May45; MOS 853.  



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