Bio: Gall, SFC Melvin C. (Military Notes - 1970)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Surnames: Gall, Ayers
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 3/05/1970
Gall, SFC Melvin C. (Military Notes -1970)
SFC Melvin C. Gall, 32, a former resident of Neillsville, Wisconsin, is being transferred to Vietnam to serve his third tour of duty there. SFC Gall is the son of Carol Ayers, R. 11 Olympia, Wash., and the late Archie Gall, Neillsville. He is a 1956 graduate of Neillsville High School. SFC Gall will be on a 30-day leave prior to attending six weeks of special warfare school at Fort Bragg, N. C. He will also attend nine weeks of Vietnamese language school at Fort Bliss, Tex., before reporting to Vietnam in August. He will be an advisor to a South Vietnamese airborne unit. In 1962-1963 he served in RVN as a battalion light weapons advisor and he returned to Vietnam in 1965 with the 5th Special Forces for 18 months of duty. His last assignment was as the chief instructor of non-military subjects in the operations division of the U. S. Army correctional training facility, Fort Riley, Kans.
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