Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Stephen Forcade Collection
Collection Number
2285
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.2 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Individual Collection F; Cold Storage Vault
Processed by
K. Conness, Feb. 2010[Updated: Oct. 2010 by M. Barnard]
Digitization Status
Items from this collection have been digitized and are available in the Virtual Vietnam Archive.

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Scope and Content

Original photocopy and word document copy of Senior Officer Debriefing Report: LTC Gerald R. Bartlett, Province Senior Advisor, Hau Nghia Province, 19 May - 14 November 1972.

Biographical Note

Stephen Forcade was born in 1949 in Beloit, Kansas. He volunteered for the United States Army in 1967. Forcade did a total of six and half years of active duty service with two tours in Southeast Asia. While in Southeast Asia he was assigned to Company B, 4th BN, 39th Infantry, 9th Infantry Division from October 1967 through October 1968 and Mobile Advisory Team 20, Hau Nghia Province 1971 to 1972. During the Vietnam War Forcade held different positions including Infantryman, Heavy Weapon Specialist, and Infantry and Intelligence Advisor. He was stationed at Bear Cat, Dong Tam, Tan Tru, Hau Nghia Province, and Bao Trai. Forcade participated in TeT 1968 and Easter Offensive 1972 campaigns. He was awarded the Purple Heart, Bronze Star with ^D<"V^D>" device, Air Medal, and Combat Infantry Badge. He left the army in 1973 at the rank of E-6, Staff Sergeant. Currently he is an active member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart and Disable American Veterans. After the military, Forcade worked for the U.S. Postal Inspection Service until his retirement.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
Copy of Report from LTC Gerald R. Bartlett, Province Senior Advisor, Hau Nghia Province, 19 May - 14 November
1
1
Individual - F
Nature Article, "The extent and patterns of usage of Agent Orange and other herbicides in Vietnam," 17 April 2003
2
"Regional and Popular Forces Checklist from MACV," 2 January 1970
Rick Miller's perspective of the Tet Offensive of 1968 titiled "Tet at Widows' Village"
3

Separated Materials

Electronic Media
2285EM0476: CD-R: Hamlet Evaluation System.

Digitized Materials

Items from this collection have been digitized and are available in the Virtual Vietnam Archive.

To search for items within this collection, or within all of the holdings of the Vietnam Archive, go to the Virtual Vietnam Archive