COMBAT ARTIST JAMES POLLOCK LETTER ORDERS 7-76

US Army Combat Art Team IV

15 August-15 October, 1967, Vietnam
16 October-31 December 1967, Hawaii

Team IV members:
Sp/4 James Pollock from South Dakota
Sp/4 Daniel Lopez from California
Sp/4 Samuel Alexander from Mississippi
Sp/5 Burdell Moody from Arizona
Sgt. Ronald Wilson from Utah
Technical Supervisor Lt. Frank M. Thomas

James Pollock's home state was and still is South Dakota. At the time of his selection to US Army Combat Artist Team IV he was serving as a Sp/4 postal clerk with First Base Post Office, 8th US Army, and was stationed at Camp Ames near Taejon, South Korea. All artwork completed as a soldier artist are in the Military History War Art Collection in Washington D.C.

After being selected through army-wide competition, the following letter orders were issued 27 July 1967 authorizing James Pollock to participate as a member of US Army Combat Artist Team IV in Vienam as well as Category Z Air Travel and Military Air Travel. All team members had similar orders. Multiple copies of these orders were distributed and carried with team members at all times. All in-country travel in Vietnam was accomplished using these orders. Pollock's orders were issued from Headquarters, 20th General Support Group, US Army ASCOM District, APO San Francisco 96220.
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HEADQUARTERS
20TH GENERAL SUPPORT GROUP
US ARMY ASCOM DISTRICT
APO SAN FRANCISCO 96220

PSC-3M
LETTER ORDER 7-76

27 July 1967

SUBJECT: Temporary Duty

TO:
SP4 E4 POLLOCK, JAMES X XXXXXXXXXX
1st Base Post Office
APO 96571

TC 200. Indiv this sta placed on TDY as indic. RPSCTDY. TDN.

TDY TO: Office, Chief of Mil History, Hq USARV, APO 96307
WP date: 15 Aug 67
Pd: Indef
Scty clnc: None
Purpose: To participate as member of Combat Artist Team
Auth: DA Msg 823854 from AGMS-C dtd 18 Jul 67
Tvl data: Catagory Z Air Travel and Military Air Travel is authorized.
Acct class: 2182020 13-8538 P2510.0000 2140 S49092

Sp instr: Upon completion of TDY in Vietnam EM is placed on 75 days dy w/SSO, Hq USARHAW, APO SF 96557. EM is atch for rats, qtrs, and admin to Hq Co USAC, Spt Trps, USARV while in Vietnam and to Hq USAG Schofield Barracks while in Hawaii. Indiv must havein poss basic req summer unif, work unif & cbt boots. Plague immun req but tvl WNB delayed except for 1st vaccine dose. Bording pass DA Form 1472 will be reequ for MAC flight overseas. Indiv WB equip w/m17 protective mask & corr lenses if nec prior to dprt this comd. ID tags WB worn while tvl by mil acft. Indiv w/have cy of immun rec & valid ID card in poss at all times. Bag alw 66 lbs; personal eff, and an ex bag alw of 30 lbs for art supplies and technical equip. Combat pay of $65.00 per month will be auth while on duty in Vienam. Per diem will be in accord with JTR.

FOR THE COMMANDER;

(signed)

H. C. SIMPERS
CW4, USA
Asst Adjutant

DISTRIBUTION;
50-Ea indiv conc 5-Ea indiv conc 199th PSC-3m
5-Admin Svc Files 5-21st Fin (Disb) Sec APO 96220
5-CO, 1st BPO APO 96571 3-FAOUSA, ATT : FINFA, Wash DC 20315
3-OCMH, ATTN: HSD, Wash DC 20315 3-CINCPAC, ATTN: GPE-SV APO SF 96558
3-CG, USARHAW, ATTN: HCSS, APO SF 96557
3-CG, USARV, ATTN: AVHQC-MH, APO SF 96307

(end of letter orders)

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