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NameHomeRankCompanyDateAdditional
Adams, Wendell BWinter Garden, FL*Fox 67-687-09-2018*
Alessandrine, Denis M.Philadelphia, PASergeantEcho 66-678-6-20202/1 Echo Raiders, Purple Heart
Allison, DanCrown Point, IN*Fox 68-691-31-2020Fox 1st Platoon Radioman (68-69)
Armstrong, Warren JSheridan, WY*Golf 69-701-17-2021*
Baker Sr, Andrew WallaceCadillac, MI*Hotel 67-6812-31-2019*
Barbour Jr, James LewisAlaxandria, VACorpsmanHotel 67-6811-09-2013Jim "Doc" Barbour, Combat Corpsman 8404
Barker, PatHaymarket, Va*Golf 2, 68-692-07-2001aka: The Bear. Buried Albuquerque, NM, Fair View Memorial Cemetery
Barrette, WayneValdosta, GARadiomanFox 19697-27-2018Bravo Co, than Fox 1st Platoon for most of his tour
Beakey, Thomas DavidBraintree, MA*Echo 68-695-06-2011M60 Machine Gunner
Bedford, DanaFolsom, CASgtHotel 675-18-2014Retired Dept of Corrections
Big Medicine Jr, JosephWatonga, OK*Golf 69-706-10-2020Alpha Squad, Cheyenne Name: Holy Bird, Headman Bowstring Society, Known as Father Bowstring
Boone, WillardTomball, TXGySgtFox 69-701-08-2012*
Bos, Michael HenryAppleton, WI*2/1 67-686-18-2019*
Boylson, Mike**Echo12-8-2018*
Brink, Thomas DaneWaco, TXSgtH&S 70-711-28-2013Radioman
Bussey, John AmosRocky Mount, VA*Hotel 67-687-27-2018*
Byars, SteveReno, NVCorpsmanEcho 65-665-08-2017Combat Corpsman 8404, Echo 2nd Plt, Credited saving over 16 Marines. Deliverd baby near Laos, village Chief named baby BAC short for DOC
Campbell, TomCatalina Island, CAPlt SgtH&S 67-704-19-2016Plt Sgt Weapons Section. Past 2/1 President
Chavez, Joe R.Houston, TX*Hotel 67-683-03-2020*
Cochran, Milton C.Scottsdale, AZCorpsman1st Plt Hotel 679-11-2015Combat Corpsman 8404, Purple Heart, Buried at Arlington National Cemetery
Cockrell, Ernest LeeDecatur, AL1stLtEcho11-15-2011Echo 1st Plt, known as Ernie
Cox, John L.Marion, ILCplH&S 66-672-15-2019Field Wireman
Clayton, Michael JosephNew Windsor, NYRadiomanH&S 69-7110-22-2016Mike′s nickname was CLAYMORE
Cleary, Robert EarlVirginia Beach, VASgtMajGolf 19662-11-2018Korean Vet, 3 Tours in Vietnam, Plt SGT for Gen Krulak, Silver Star, 10th SgtMaj of the USMC
Copeland, Randolph G.De Land, FL*Golf 19684-13-2014*
Corbin, Dennis DarrylStaunton, VA*Fox9-20-2019Fox Co Weapons Plt Machine Gunner
Daniello, RalphLetts, IACorpsmanHotel 67-689-14-2017Combat Corpsman 8404
Dear, James Winston Seminole, FLGySgt1969-19706-15-2019Served in Guadalcanal, Korea, and Vietnam. Retired in 1971 after 20 Years. Known as Buddy
DeBoer, Merton WayneEmporia, KSPlatoon SgtHotel 69-707-25-2018Weapons Platoon
Dennis, DonMilford, DE*Golf 68-693-23-2017Rifleman 0311
Didelot, Daniel EdwardLake Charles, LA*Hotel 67-685-06-2020Dan was in 4th CAG
Eichler, Wilbur LynnPembroke Pines, FLSenior CorpsmanFox 68-695-31-2020Doc Ike, Combat Corpsman 8404
Ellis, Robert MauriceMountain View, AR1stSgtFox 68-694-23-2020SgtMaj Robert Maurice Ellis USMC Ret
Esquibel, Perfeto BedaWhittier, CASergeantHotel 67-687-24-2020Discharged as a Sergeant
Folsom, Edward JohnZion, IL*Echo 68-6912-10-2020*
Foster, EarlBrooklyn, NY*Hotel 66-67January 2016Retired New York Detective
Franchot, Charles J.Williamson, NY*Echo 68-695-30-2014*
Freitag, JackLaCrosse, WI*Fox 66-6712-1992*
Garrett Sr, Harold JamesMullins, SCGySgtFox1-04-2004USMC Retired, Korea, Vietnam, Purple Heart
Gaspar, Antonio H.Laughlin, NV*Golf 66-677-10-2020*
Gatlin, Elbert LebronLookout Valley, TNSgt MaddogGolf 668-26-2011Navy Comm. Medal w/Valor
Gatlin, Elbert LebronLookout Valley, TNSgt MaddogGolf 668-26-2011Navy Comm. Medal w/Valor
Gaylord, TerryGreen, OHHM1 CorpsmanH&S 19667-19-2003Combat Corpsman 8404, Purple Heart with 100% disability
Gray Jr, Edwin VincentLusby, MD*H&S 65-669-02-2020*
Green, Clifford (Kip)**Echo 69-701-2012*
Gustavson, John A.New Kensington, PAPFCFox 67-688-29-2009*
Hake, Mark C.Kansas City, MO*Fox 69-708-09-2013Awarded 2 Purple Hearts and was in Op Pipestone Canyon
Hample, Larry *CplEcho 66-675-25-2015Echo 3rd Plt 66/67, Cpl Gun Team Leader
Harris, Bobby DwainCorpus Christi, TX*Hotel 68-6910-23-2018Radioman 3rd Platoon
Harrison, George EdwardTahlequah, AK*2/11-17-2015Retired 1st Sergeant
Hickethier, Robert A.Carlsbad, CALtCol Ret2/17-12-20133 Tours in Nam, Bronze Star w/Combat "V", Served 20 Yrs
Hill, Dwain E.Philadelphia, PA*Echo 65-663-31-2013Served 1964-1968
Hilton Jr, Charles H.Tucson, AZSGTHotel 678-04-2013Known as Chuck, Purple Heart, Operation Medina
Hochschild, Thomas RichardTampa, FL*Echo 65-6611-24-2020*
Hoernis, Gerry F.Leesburg, FLMSgtH&S 68-691-19-2018*
Hollon, DonaldLoveland, OR*2/1 67-684-07-2020Purple Heart
Hoover, Richard E.Gulf Breeze, FL*Hotel 69-702002Known as Rick. Served with Mortars
Jaynes, Joseph**H&S FAC 68-692017Awarded Bronze Star, Forward Air Controller
Jones, Phillip W.Bluffton, SC*Hotel 68-694-04-2019*
Jordan, JohnWarminster, PA*Golf 21-16-2021Called Jack, Sgt Major USMC Ret
Kendrick Jr, DavidRancho Cordova, CASgtMajGolf 65-667-02-2012*
Kennedy, Terry LeeMacomb, MOSSgtFox 684-27-2017*
Krasovich, John J.San Diego, CA*2/1 Echo3-01-2013Brigadier General John (Jack) J. Krasovich, USMC, Ret., Korea and Vietnam with 2/1 Echo Company
Lange, Arthur Richard*GySgt2/112-29-1998Korea-2 Tours Vietnam
LaVan, Ray E.Fredericksburg, VACaptainFox CO 655-12-2020LtCol Ret., Commander of Foxtrot 2/1 1965
Leeper, Merton D.Lakewood, COHM3Golf 66-671-07-2011Combat Corpsman 8404
Little, HermanBoerne, TXLieutenantHotel 67-683-03-20123rd Platoon
Little, James J.Kennet, MOPlatoon SgtEcho 65-667-15-2007Korea, 2 Tours Nam, PH, Silver Star, Ret 1st Sgt
Lyles, SamuelBirmingham, ALCorpsmanEcho 1st, 3rd Plt, 69-709-19-2015Combat Corpsman 8404
Makofski, JamesOceanside, CA*H&S 67-682-22-2010*
Marshall, Thomas HenryThomasville, GA*Echo 66-672-24-2015*
Matey Jr., Michael P.Willow Grove, PA*Golf 68-693-03-2020Nickname: Skip, Radio Operator 68-69
Mathias, Gary YogiGroveport, OHCorpsmanFox 2nd Plt 68-6910-20-2017Combat Corpsman 8404
Maurer, Dennis WQuakertown, PA*Golf 68-709-03-2016Machine Gunner assigned to 2nd Plt
Menendez, Jorge FarinasCharlotte, NCCplFox 68-6910-21-20183rd Platoon
Meyer, BillBig Cabin, OK*FOX Guns 69-703-20-2018Known by his Marines as Gerber Baby
Milligan, Otis DominicAustin, TXGySgt RetGolf 66-679-26-2012*
Mims, Robert LeonMurfeesboro, TN*Golf 70-716-27-20190311 Rifleman
Moore, EdgarLago Vista, TX*BN 65-668-27-2013*
Moore, Michael ElwoodQuantico, VA*Golf 68-695-15-2017*
Moyer, Danny M.Kennewick, WACorpsmanHotel 3rd Plt 196712-08-2017Combat Corpsman 8404
Muir III, John CruickshankLas Cruces, NM*Echo 6612-09-2014Book writer / Film Maker / Sergeant of Marines 1965-1971
Nordyke, CraigFt Lauderdale, FL*Fox 6812-11-20143rd Plt May-August 68 than transferred to CAP Unit when he went to DaNang
Norton, Frank J.Lexington, VAColonelBN CO 67-682-02-2015USNA Grad Class of 1952 ,Korea, 2 Tours Vietnam, Purple Heart, buried Arlington National Cemetery
Nowlin, Gary A.Scarbro, WVSgt60mm 68-691-01-201760mm Fox Weapons Plt assigned to 2nd Plt 68-69
Orientale, Ciro J.Hernando, FL*Fox 66-672-16-2017Squad leader for Lt Abel Parades Fox 1st and 2nd Plt 66-67
Page, JamesLady Lake, FLLtColFox 19656-27-2020LtCol Jim Page, Fox Company CO, 2/1 CO 1965
Paredes Jr, AbelSan Antonio, TXCaptainFox 675-05-2017Captain, Fox Co. 1967, 2nd Plt Commander
Parker Jr, Evan LesterHayesville, NC*Echo 65-661-24-2014*
Phillips, Bobby RayWest Monroe, LA*Echo-Hotel 65-661-19-2012*
Phillips Sr., Larry FrankLucedale, MS*Golf 69-701-17-2021Alpha Squad Golf 2/1 1969-1970
Pickersgill, DougChino Hills, CALt Plt CmdrFox-Echo 65-663-11-20112nd Platoon
Pirtle, Donald EdwardWalls, TN*Fox 69-707-21-2016Called DON
Pratt III, Thomas MerrittDewey, AZCaptainEcho 66-676-10-2018Company Commander
Puterbaugh, Dale*CplH&S 19682008Con Thien-Khe Sanh-TACP
Ramberg, Dale HowardEnglewood, FL*1967-19712-21-2019*
Ramos, ErnestEl Monte, CA*Golf 65-661-01-2016Funniest man in aquad. Visited all our KIA graves when home from Nam
Rawls, James A.Swansboro, NCMajorH&S 67-6812-10-2009USMC Retired
Rizzo, David AnthonyCarpentersville, IL*Fox 66-672-26-2013Machine Gun Squad Leader
Roberts, Raymond CarrollOcilla, GASgtEcho 66-679-16-2013Rifleman, Purple Heart, Navy Commendation Medal
Routh, Eugene CopassRuidosa, NM*Hotel 681-07-20111st Squad, 2nd Plt
Sampson Sr., RonaldPiscataway, NJ*Golf 699-20-20122/1 Trustee 2006 - Retired to Texas
Schmitz, Tom*LCplEcho12-4-2015*
Siegel, Leroy JohnN Fort Meyers, FLCorpsmanH&S 65-6612-29-1998Nickname: Mick, HMC Combat Corpsman 8404, Korea, Vietnam, Retired Master Chief, passed age 62
Skelton, Daniel J.Delavan, WISSgtFox 65-661-08-2020*
Smith, RonEveleth, MN*H&SSept 2000*
Stevens, Jerry DeanSan Diego, CACorpsmanFox 68-6910-20-2018Combat Corpsman 8404, 2nd Plt, Worked with Doc Silva
Steward, PatrickCharles City, IACorpsmanHotel 66-67November 2017Combat Corpsman 8404
Stromire, DaveVancouver, WALCplEcho 68-705-26-2015Purple Heart. Operation PipeStone Canyon May 25th, 1969
Sullivan, David F.Brewster, OH*Fox 68-6912-12-2018*
Touchet, Carroll*LCplEcho 66-675-25-2015*
Viloria, Sonny G.Fresno, CASSgtEcho 66-6711-28-2017Echo Co., 1st Plt. (SSgt Vee Viloria) Retired Major
Wellman, Vaughn MorayColumbus, OH*Echo 66-672-05-2017Called RAY, Rifleman 0311
Wrench, RaymondSan Diego, CAGySgtHdq2-13-1997*
Youmans, DonColumbia, SCCplEcho 69-703-1-2015Rifleman 0311


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