Sponsors Names


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Names and Messages




Vern Arndt

USMC - 6 years active duty- 1963-1969
Vietnam Service -19 months combat duty.
USS Independence Gulf of Tonkin- July - Nov 1965. Marine Sea Duty
Golf Co, 2nd. Bn. 5th Marines- May - Dec 1967. Infantry Platoon Commander
AO Unit 1st Mar Div- Jan - July 1968. Aerial Observer.
RIP Vietnam brothers!



Arnoldo Flores

Arnoldo Flores, Sergeant, enlisted in the Marine Corps in April 1965 and underwent recruit training at MCRD, San Diego, California. After graduation he reported to ITR at Camp Pendleton and was assigned to G-2-5. In 1966, he was deployed to Okinawa and Viet Nam with G-2-5. Returning to the States in 1967, he was assigned to MCAS El Toro where he received orders to attend Drill Instructor School at San Diego beginning July 1967. Upon graduation, he was promoted to his present rank. He completed a successful tour as a Drill Instructor and was Honorably Discharged in April 1969.


Robert (Mac) McDowell

Served with Delta 1/5 and was in The Nam 1968-69


James (Jim) Clark

Was CO I/3/9 VN 66-67

Diane Hollar

Thanks so much for providing this valuable, commemorative website. I know it has special personal meaning for you as it does for me.

John (Jack) M Drummond

John M. (Jack) Drummond
Corporal, USMC
HQ/A Company, 1/5, 1st Marine Division
Forward Observer, 81 mm mortars, Grunt
An Hoa, Viet Nam, March, 1969-February, 1970

Semper Fidelis: The Marine Corps Motto and a Philosophy for Life



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