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September Vietnam GI reports that the stockade at Fort Leonard Wood is so overcrowded that there’s a waiting list! Same story as elsewhere — GIs are going AWOL in ever-increasing numbers. There are 135 men awaiting trial who live in regular barracks, pulling soft duty — and they’re even getting passes.
September 21 Fort Hood – five of the Ft Hood 43 found guilty of failure to report for reveille. Four [Pfc. Reginald Thompson, Pvt. Donald Bias, Spec/5 Rudolph Bell, Pfc. Charles Arline] were sentenced to six months confinement, forfeiture of $63 a month and reduction to the lowest rank. One [Pvt. Steve Suswell] was sentenced to three months confinement, forfeiture of $63 a month for six months and reduction to the lowest rank.
September 28 Two of the Fort hood 43 [Plc. Dwayne Wilcoxson, Sgt. Thomas Dominick] are found guilty of breaking restriction and sentenced to one month at hard labor, forfeiture of two thirds of their pay and reduction in rank; not guilty of failure to obey the order of a superior officer; one [Pvt. Carl Bynum] is found guilty of failure to obey an order and sentenced to six months at hard labor, forfeiture of two thirds of their pay for six months and reduction in rank; one [Specialist Alfred Delone] was found not guilty and one [Plc. Leroy Beauchamp] does not appear for his court martial and is listed as AWOL. See previous entry and entry for August 23-34.
September 30 The 900th U.S. aircraft is shot down over North Vietnam.