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NameHomeRankCompanyDateAdditional
Barbour Jr, James LewisAlaxandria, VACorpsmanHotel 67-6811-09-2013Jim "Doc" Barbour
Barker, PatHaymarket, Va*Golf 2, 68-692-07-2001aka: The Bear. Buried Albuquerque, NM, Fair View Memorial Cemetery
Beakey, Thomas DavidBraintree, MA*Echo 68-695-06-2011M60 Machine Gunner
Bedford, DanaFolsom, CASgtHotel 675-18-2014Retired Dept of Corrections
Boone, WillardTomball, TXGySgtFox 69-701-08-2012*
Brink, Thomas DaneWaco, TXSgtH&S 70-711-28-2013Radioman
Byars, SteveReno, NVCorpsmanEcho 2nd Plt 65-665-08-2017Credited 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
Cochran, Milton C.Scottsdale, AZCorpsman1st Plt Hotel 679-11-2015Purple Heart, Buried at Arlington National Cemetery
Clayton, Michael JosephNew Windsor, NYRadiomanH&S 69-71Mike′s nickname was CLAYMORE
Copeland, Randolph G.De Land, FL*Golf 19684-13-2014*
Daniello, RalphLetts, IACorpsmanHotel 67-689-14-2017Navy Corpsman 8404
Dennis, DonMilford, DE*Golf 68-693-23-2017Rifleman 0311
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
Gatlin, Elbert LebronLookout Valley, TNSgt MaddogGolf 668-26-2011Navy Comm. Medal w/Valor
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
Harrison, George EdwardTahlequah, AK*2/11-17-2015Retired 1st Sergeant
Hickethier, Robert A.Carlsbad, CALtCol Ret Served 20 Yrs2/17-12-20133 Tours in Nam, Bronze Star w/Combat "V"
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
Hoernis, Gerry F.Leesburg, FLMSgtH&S 68-691-19-2018*
Kendrick Jr, DavidRancho Cordova, CASgtMajGolf 65-667-02-2012*
Kennedy, Terry LeeMacomb, MOSSgtFox 684-27-2017*
Lange, Arthur Richard*GySgt2/112-29-1998Korea-2 Tours Vietnam
Leeper, Merton D.Lakewood, COHM3Golf 66-671-07-2011Corpsman
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, 69-709-19-2015Navy Corpsman 8404
Makofski, JamesOceanside, CA*H&S 67-682-22-2010*
Marshall, Thomas HenryThomasville, GA*Echo 66-672-24-2015*
Mathias, Gary YogiGroveport, OHCorpsmanFox 2nd Plt 68-6910-20-2017Navy Corpsman 8404
Maurer, Dennis W.Quakertown, PAMachine GunnerGolf 68-709-03-2016Machine Gunner assigned to 2nd Plt
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*
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 196712-08-2017Navy 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
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*
Pickersgill, DougChino Hills, CALt Plt CmdrFox-Echo 65-663-11-20112nd Platoon
Pirtle, Donald EdwardWalls, TN*Fox 69-707-21-2016Called DON
Puterbaugh, Dale*CplH&S 19682008Con Thien-Khe Sanh-TACP
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
Siegel, Leroy JohnN Fort Meyers, FLCorpsmanH&S 65-6612-29-1998Nickname: Mick, NAVY HMC, Korea, Vietnam, Retired Master Chief, passed age 62
Steward, PatrickCharles City, IACorpsmanHotel 66-67November 2017Navy Corpsman 8404
Stromire, DaveVancouver, WA*Echo 68-705-26-2015Purple Heart. Operation PipeStone Canyon May 25th, 1969
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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