About Us

VIETNAM Battlefield Tours is a 501 (c) (3) Non Profit Corporation.

VIETNAM Battlefield Tours was founded by a group of Vietnam Veterans dedicated to providing reasonably priced, quality, and professionally staffed tours to the battlefields of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia for veterans, their family members, historians, educators, active duty military and those interested in visiting the battlefields of Southeast Asia.

Since their combat tours in Vietnam, our guides have been back to Vietnam a combined 142 times.  They know the battlefields.  They know the terrain.  They know the people.  The network they have painstakingly built and their vast experience on-the-ground ensures you the best possible tour.  They will be proud to walk beside you to the most important places of your youth.

Ed Stiteler - President, Treasure and Tour Guide

"Tex" served in the Marine Corps from 1966 to 1968.  In Vietnam he served in the 1st MarDiv with India Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment from September 1966 to September 1967.  His tour started in Chu Lai, transitioned to the DMZ, back to Hills 65 & 37, south to Duc Pho and finally Liberty Bridge.  His MOS was 0311 (Infantrymen).  Covered a lot of country then and now.
Gene Miller - Exective Vice President, Webmaster and Tour Guide

Gene served in the Marine Corps from 1966 to 1969.  In Vietnam he served in the 3rd MarDiv with Alpha Company, 1st. Amphibious Tractor Battalion from November 1967 to November 1968.  His tour was spent in the flat sandy terrain of the northern I-Corps at Cua Viet.  His MOS was 2142/0311 (Amphibian Tractor Infantrymen "AmGrunt").
Bill Stilwagen - Vice President and Tour Guide

Bill served in Vietnam in 1969 along the DMZ with the 12th Marines as a field radio operator.  In 1970, he served as door gunner on CH-46's with HMM-364 (Purple Fox Squadron) out of Marble Mountain near Da Nang.  He is our Logistics Officer and Vice-President of the Non-Profit Corporation.
Bob Burke - Director and Tour Guide

Bob served in the Marine Corps from 1959-1979 retiring as a 1stSgt.  In Vietnam he served as a Plt. Cmdr & Plt. Sgt. (0369) with India Company, Battalion Landing Team 3/1 at Cua Viet, Cam Lo, Camp Carroll, LZ Stud and along Rte 9 to Khe Sanh from February-June 1968.  From June 1968 to April 1969, Bob operated with India Company and as the Chief Scout for 3/1 in the Da Nang TAOR.
Dave Macedonia - Director and Tour Guide

Dave served with the Army's 101st Airborne Division from 1970-1971 in I-Corps.  He first served with D 1/501 Infantry, and then was attached to L Company, 75th Rangers.  His MOS's were 11B and 11F.  He took part in Lam Son 719 patrolling the Rockpile and Razorback areas while serving as a rifleman with Delta 1/501st Infantry.  He was also with Ranger and Recon Teams that operated in I-Corps in late 1971.
Dave Lytle - Director and Tour Guide

Dave served in the USMC from 1968 until 1999, with 8 years on active duty, retiring as a Major, and listed MOS; of 0311, 0302, 5801 and 0210.   In Vietnam he served in the 1st Mar Div, MP Company, dealing with major police chores, traffic control, POW camps and bridge security throughout the I-Corps area.  He also visited Chu Lai to see his Air Wing brother.  He arrived one week prior to the ammo bunker fire in 1969 and also worked security for the Bob Hope Show at Freedom Hill.
VIETNAM Battlefield Tours   -    5150 Broadway St. #473   -    San Antonio, TX 78209-5710   -    Phone: 1-210-568-9500   -   Toll Free: 1-877-231-9277
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