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" .... Security is our middle name! ...."

A story I wrote for the Fremont Tribune honoring a Hero, a survivor of the Pueblo Spy Ship. Read it here: My Pueblo Hero Story

My BELLER'S FELLARS VIDEO on YouTube - now in one piece rather than cut into 9 segments

A good place to interact with fellow ASA'ers - "LIKE" and "Follow Me" ......
(just not too close!)

"Vern, Is there a way to get out the word that we're trying to get a net going on 20M?"
The schedule is Sunday afternoon at 21:00 UTC on 14.272 MHz (14.ASA on an telephone keypad). It'll be a get together net. Not a traffic net.
I'm going to be net control for this first one this coming Sunday but I live in the extreme Northwest corner of the country and someone more toward the middle would probably be better.
Thanks, Bill Putney - WB6RFW (ASA '66-'69)
UPDATE! - Proposed ASA Memorial for Arlington National Cemetery
ASA Memorial for Arlington National Cemetery UPDATE: All necessary requirements were sent to our ANC representative on August 4. Recently we received a notice from ANC that we had not identified a source of funding. A request has been made to North Carlolina Senator Burr's aide, Brooks Tucker, to proceed with a petition to get said waiver from the Secretary of the Artmy for the Agency Monument. If you have contact with your specific Congress person or a supportive group, please have them contact Brooks Tucker and to copy Maddilyn Genovese who works with NC Senator Tillis and to voice your approval for the ASA monument. It is best to agree to proceed with the waiver.
If you do not have a contact in a politician and you want to voice your personal support as a former ASA'er, then do that is an email to Mr. Tucker. We are too close not to give it our best effort!
Thanks to all and we can get it done! also Maddilyn_Genovese@tillis.senate gov
If you can assist in any way please contact the originator of this memorial concept.

ASA ANTHEM! - A Tribute to the Members of the ARMY SECURITY AGENCY
NOW FREE DOWNLOAD as "FAIR WARE" - BUT - PLEASE Donate what you think it is worth ... (Donate Here)
Joel Warne wrote a song honoring all ASA Veterans. I would encourage anyone interested in hearing a song dedicated to US! ... to make a 99 cent donation to download and enjoy this song!
ALL download donations will be split between two Verified Charities.
ASA LIVES will not receive anything other than the satisfaction of distributing this song for you.
Please, as "Top 10 Percenters" download for yourself and let the others get the satisfaction of downloading it for themselves too.
Listen to a Sample, Download and Enjoy here: Keep The Faith! ( A phrase promoted by the late ASA Col. J.J. McFadden)
Actual song is four verses with choruses, running over 6 minutes long, with a bit of MORSE CODE (CW) in the background for you code takers to copy ....
Vinyl Sticker
3x5 inch
White Vinyl

(outside - weatherproof)
Easy peel & stick
for auto side windows,
rear windowS or
even those new
classy plastic bumpers


Pay Pal $5 to:
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or Snail Mail $5 to:
Vern Greunke
PO Box 124

Cedar Bluffs, NE 68015-0124
Now On CD-Rom Disk!
You asked for a
Hard Copy -
This one you can stick in your
truck CD player,
or share with friends.
$5 postage paid
All PROCEEDS will go to the two original
charities involved

Pay Pal to:
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or Snail Mail $5 to:
Vern Greunke
PO Box 124

Cedar Bluffs, NE 68015-0124
ASA ANTHEM $5 with
The Ballad of the ASA
included FREE!
NOW ON YOU-TUBE! ... WATCH THE "ASA ANTHEM" I'm FAMOUS! well I'm on YouTube ... well "sort of"

New Video for 301st ASA Battalion in Korea - ‘Addendum’ – or second edition as of July 3, '14 - 146 additional pictures HERE

ASAONLINE the original MEGA ASA Website designed by "Maddog", also a charter member of the NASAA
Enter the archives - however, please remember this website is "as is" --- yes, there are broken links, missing graphics, and some people referenced are now deceased.
Enjoy, use for reference, just
DON'T notify me of errors. I realize that, and will try to fix problems on a time available basis.
Right now the database is still my top priority, and I'm way behind on that! . ASAONLINE is for your reference, archival, and remembrances only.

Army Security Agency Veterans
FREE Locator Database

ASA LIVES! (TM) is a privately constructed, and closed database available
ONLY to former members of the Army Security Agency 1945-1976

You must have the "need to know" to access. This is a "me, myself and I" proposition.

The SOLE PURPOSE of this website is devoted to REUNITING OLD LIVING FRIENDS of the
Army Security Agency, active years 1945-1976
+ (more or less)

Remember ... if you DON'T hear from me within 24 hours of registering, If you don't include an email address
in the Form Itself I CANNOT contact you! Also if you include ANY COMMAS your email address drops off the spreadsheet!!!
MANY of my replies to you have been BOUNCING!and I have no way to contact you to tell you that! Thanks - VERN
If you see anything needing correcting let me know.

If you don't see your listing AT ALL, please Fill Out a Registration Form Again. Thanks
Sorry but other affairs in my life have taken preference, but working on the correctable data daily. Retired and widowed, some of my priorties in life have changed.
Major update 3/10/2015 47,406 RECORDS!
All caught up! If your record is missing or not corrected as you supplied to me previously, email me with changes. After 'hacks", crashes, and other events, your data to me may have disappeared.

Prd-1 Rotating Antenna
Prd-1 Jeep Bottom

The ORIGINAL "Survivors"

Pictures of our PRD-1 Team
in Vietnam & the Following
TEN Reunions!


Guestbook Style Postings
for REUNIONS Only!

PRD-1 Hall of Fame
Updated January 5, 2014
If your name is missing let me know

ASA Merchandise

ASA Book Club
5 New Entries 2/11/2014

Am I current?


Ballad of the ASA
Performed by the nationaly known DJ,
Norm Roberts

New Song! Keep The Faith!
Performed by
Joel Warne

what your smile is worth!


Post - A - Picture
Upload Your ASA Pictures Here

ASA Challenge Coin

ASA HAM Operators
Updated Jan. 12, 2014

In Memory

ASA Unit Insignia
- mostly updated now

ASA Chat/Talk Sites

My Vietnam Oral History
Listen to MY Story
or READ IT Here

Beller's Fellars
-The Book
Free Download
All the letters I sent home to
my folks while in Vietnam.
Rated "G)

509th RR Group
Orientation Brochure

ASA Obituaries
Post an obit of your ASA friend

Christmas In Vietnam

My Jeep Story

ASA Newsletters
(.doc and .pdf - secured)

ASA at the MOVIES!

ASA Recruitment (pdf)

Ft. Devens

Ft. Ord

Vint Hill Farms
All Courtesy of Alan Hemenway

Beller's Fellar's - Part 1

(My Vietnam Video - available
for purchase in it's entirety
elsewhere on this website)

Part 2
(Turn down the sound and hum "Soldier Boy to Yourself")
Part 3
Part 4
Part 5
Part 6
Part 7
Part 8
Part 9
(The ASA Ballad)

Frank Ford's EXCELLENT
Adventures (Vietnam)

Crazy Cats Cam Rahn Bay

New Video - 3/10/10
Phu Bai 8thRRFS
8 mm movies
from Steve Morgan

Posted on You Tube
Leave a Comment for
Steve for these Great Videos!

New Video - 12/4/11
Trick One
Animal Movie

Posted on You Tube
by Dennis Mosley

New Book!
Free Download - DOC file
7th Rock and Roll Freak Show

by Richard "Buck" Buchanan

Looking for your old (and getting older!) ASA Friends?

NO Dues, NO Fees, NO Memberships, Nothing To Join -
BUT doing the 99 cent download donation is GREATLY APPRECIATED!!!!!!!
All proceeds to charity.

To Search the Database You Must Be IN IT Yourself or
Volunteer Enough Data To Verify Your Own ASA Duty


If you should ever experience any problem with registering or viewing the database,
please contact me at: Thanks!

Upon receipt & verification, the password scheme will be e-mailed to you.
Your data may take some time before showing up in the database. (I'm slow)
PLEASE use a valid e-mail address, many bounce & I have NO way to contact you!

Some ASA Insignia, and ASA Unit Merchandise is Available For Purchase,
(great for those shadow-box displays you are working on ...)
Your Support is Greatly Appreciated!!
If you see any reference to my former email:
Change to:

ASA Challenge Coin - Get Yours TODAY!
$10 Ea. Postage Paid -
Vern Greunke 209 West Oak B#124, Cedar Bluffs, Nebraska 68015

or Pay Pal to:
CAUTION! ... Attending an ASA Reunion without one could be hazardous to your wallet!
Ask Me About My REUNION SPECIAL! "Bakers Dozen" A flat $100 for 13 coins
Charge It!

LIMITED QUANTITY! - NEW ISSUE - PRD-1 Hall of Fame Challenge Coin/Medallion
Created to Honor all PRD-1 Operations doing Short Range Direction Finding (SRDF)
You do not need to have been a PRD-1 Operator to own or purchase this coin.
PRD-1 HOF Coin / Medallian!
$10 Ea. Postage Paid -
Vern Greunke 209 West Oak B#124, Cedar Bluffs, Nebraska 68015

or Pay Pal to: (Be Sure to mention PRD-1 Medallion/Coin)

--- Ft. Devens USASATC&S Shoulder / Cap Brass ---
Ft. Devens USASATC&S Shoulder / Cap Brass Insignia
$12 Postage Paid
Hard to Find! Ft. Devens School Brass. Pay Pal to:
Charge It!
Vern Greunke PO Box 124 - 209 West Oak, Cedar Bluffs, NE 68015

Army Security Agency Vietnam Veteran
Get it at Bumper Sticker (10x3)

Notice: ASA Vets that were stationed at the 7th RRFS or Ramasun Station in Thailand are urged to contact Steve at:
if they have filed a VA claim or are getting ready to. A group of us have put together a file that covers our service from 1967 through 1974.

Vigilant Always

"VIGILANT ALWAYS" - Hat Pin - Lapel Pins - New - Double Clutch Back
$12 PAIR Postage Paid - Pay Pal to:
Charge It!
or Snail Mail $12 to: Vern Greunke PO Box 124, Cedar Bluffs, NE 68015-0124



1 1/4" Tall
- Formerly worn UNDER the lapel by ASA personnel in Korea, it's now available for YOU to wear proudly ... in the open!
Also available WITHOUT the Clutch Pin Back (Please specifiy if you want it that way) or easily remove it yourself. Then epoxy or super glue it onto your favorite old Zippo lighter, belt buckle or inside your wallet as I did
(Limited Supply).
$12 Pair Postage Paid
Pay Pal to:
Charge It!
or Snail Mail $12 to:
Vern Greunke
PO Box 124

Cedar Bluffs, NE 68015

Pin is much sharper than the picture allows!

NEW ASA Pin (True Teal) background NEW ASA Pin (True Teal) background

(true teal background)
Hat Pin - Lapel Pin
$12 Pair Postage Paid
Pay Pal to:
Charge It!
or Snail Mail $12 to:
Vern Greunke
PO Box 124
Cedar Bluffs, NE 68015

White is For The Flag We Fly ...
from the "Ballad of the ASA"
Take a listen at the link on the
left side of the page

Drunken Soldiers, Always High
Dropouts from old Sigma Phi
Men who bullshit all the way,
These are the men from the ASA

Plastic cans upon our ears,
We've been cleared and
we're not Queers

One Hundred Men will test today,
But only three make the ASA

Trained to go from bar to bar,
That's the life thats best by far
Men who drink will seldom fight,
And the ASA drinks through
the night

On a Mid, a Trick Chief waits,
Four of his men are coming late
Men who drink among the best
Another drink, their last request

A teal blue scarf 'round
my son's neck

Makes my son a nervous wreck
One hundred men re-upped today,
But not a one from the ASA

Black is for the night we fear,
Blue the water we don't go near.
Yellow is the reason why.

Red is for the blood we've shed.
As you see, there is no red!
One hundred men reupped today.
Not a one for the A-S-A!

17th ASA Field Station -
Rothwesten, Germany

17th ASA Field Station Rothwesten, Germany
$10 / pr. Postage Paid
Hard to Find! 17th ASA Field Station
Rothwesten, Germany - REPROS.

Pal to:

Charge It!
Vern Greunke PO Box 124 - 209 West Oak, Cedar Bluffs, NE 68015

Mesothelioma Trust Fund
Many veterans of World War II and Vietnam were exposed to asbestos during their service and are now being diagnosed with asbestos diseases such as mesothelioma cancer.
These veterans and their families are now eligible
for significant financial compensation.

Visit Mesothelioma Lawyer Center
to see what you're owed

-- All FOUR Authorized Styles Available! --
Original COLOR, OD Green SUBDUED, Desert CAMO and New ACU with Velcro Backing
(the only authorized ASA patch for current wear)
4 Patch Types
Still Only $5 each (Postage Paid) You MUST state Color Preference on Order!
Style Choice
Charge It!
Wood ASA Emblem
Laser-Cut, Baltic Birch
ASA Emblem

12 Inches In Diameter
1/2 Inch Thick

Hangs or sets on display mount
Contact Larry Directly at:
Larry Wapelhorst USA/RET

$20 ea. +$5 ship/handling
Customized with name, reunion, dates, etc, for $5 additional

Quality Workmanship!!

Davis Station Patch

Davis Station Embroidered Patch
postage paid
Directly available from: Jerry Laird
email to:

Contact Jerry directly for ordering details, pricing, quantities, etc.

The Trilogy Is Complete:
My Newest Songs: #1 "It's Hard To Drive With Tears In Your Eyes"
"It's Hard To Drive" - Video on Youtube
#2: "Lord, Show Me The Way!"
"You Don't Have A Clue, My Friend!"

Now performed by a professional singer.
#4 "Walking With My Tunes"
sung by Zoe Fitch - it's absolutly beautiful!

#5 "Thumbs Up! Thumbs Out"
sung by Jim Harm -
Feel free to clap along, it's a fun little ditty!

#6 A Talk at Trinity Lutheran
A 10 min. "Sermonette" by myself at Trinity Lutheran Fremont, NE
explaining how I dealt with the grief and healing
after the death of my wife of 39 years.

ASA Vietnam Bumper Sticker Available on my Drop Ship Store.
ASA Vietnam
ASA Vietnam Bumper Sticker
$4.50 from ... not from me
Click link above to order
Cruise Flyer Info
ASA Members Cruise Line Appreciation! - Click image or link for more info

Augsburg Coin
Field Station Augsburg Challenge Coin
available at their website:
FSA Challenge Coin
$15 Check or Pay Pal accepted
Interested in various ASA Unit Emblazoned Wear or Ware?
Check It Out!
and follow the links

Your support is greatly appreciated!

About the ASA Patch
Approved 15 Jun 1962
Teal blue within a 1/8 inch yellow border, a shield 2 inches wide and 3 inches in depth,and issuant from the viewer's upper left the leg of an eagle in black with yellow talons grasping two crossed white lightning flashes issuant from upper right points to base.

The flashes across the blue field suggest world-wide electrical communications. The eagle's claw grasping the flashes alludes to the Agency's general mission, that of insuring the smooth functioning of the Army's communication facilities.

The big question I have: who took one look at the new patch and uttered the infamous phrase: "L.F.C.F."??

ASA Marching Song
ASA is always, all the way
While in the States and far abroad
Guarding, guarding our country's freedom,
Were the men that get the job all done.

The vigilant sentry never ever sleeps,
He's always right there on the job,
The hidden enemy, always lurking,
He will not escape the vigilant sentry's eye

So as we're marching proudly down the way,
We fly our standards high.
The proud men of our unit also hold their heads up high.

So here we go we're always all the way
Soldiers first and second to none
We're marching, guarding, fighting.
For our Country. --

From a Banner Hung at
Arlington Hall Station

Thanks to Robert Dowdall - his other claim to fame - "ALL THE WAY!"
Coined for use with the ASA Salute at the time Lt. Col. Louis Millett was School commander in the '60's He also helped with the design of TTC.

New Veteran
Website Created

by Byron McDaniel

Lots of resources
for Veterans.
Check it out!

Got Your Shadow Box Made Up Yet?
ASA Patches, Pins, and The Coin available
from me, the rest ... you are on your own!

(No, sorry I don't carry the shadow boxes shown)

Herzo Base Gate Pin
Herzo Base Hat - Lapel Pin

Pin is gold with white inset and black lettering.
About 1 inch tall w/two pins and rubber clasps

For info ordering contact the distributor:
Pat Waters
Order form at:

Pat's Herzo-base Gate website:

Buy directly from Pat with PP or CC using buttons below

Use this button for Purchasing One or Two Pins
at $10.00 each postage paid

Discount Order Three Pins for $25
with this BUY NOW button

Available From Richard Richard A. Ciarrocca
Richard has created an ASA Sticker.
If you are interested, contact him directly.

$4 Postage Paid
ASA Decal
Richard A. Ciarrocca
P.O. Box 1832 Elkton, MD 21922-1832

ASA Logo - Stained Glass
Wall Hangings

Custom Made

Larry Vrooman at:

Currents sizes; 15x9 inches
or 10x6 inches
Custom sizes and items
upon request.

Made to order - order yours now!

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