Khe Sanh - Hill 861

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Khe Sanh - Hill 861

Postby Doug Goodin » Wed Mar 16, 2016 2:25 pm

Never Forget - March 16, 1967

In memory of our brothers killed-in-action at Khe Sanh on Hill 861 forty-nine years ago. First platoon, Echo 2/9 suffered 12 KIAs and 29 WIAs. Second platoon, Bravo 1/9 suffered 9 KIAs and 34 WIAs when they came to our assistance.

Echo 2/9
Andrew Albert Alderman, HM3
Francis Arthur Benoit, HM3
Norman Richard Catlin, PVT
James Gorman Goetz, LCPL
Charley Edward Gunn, LCPL
Ronald Joseph Imperiale, LCPL
George Dennis Johnson, PFC
Lloyd Nelson Kurtz, PFC
William Charles Lamon Jr., LCPL
Julian Allan McKee, LCPL
Joseph Lawrence Schroeder, PFC
Richard Jerome Vedder, SGT

Bravo 1/9
John Herbert Cheeks, CPL (DOW on 4/28/67)
Michael James Daley
Donald Eugene Harper Jr., SGT
Sylvester Land, SGT
Danny Eugene Nicklow, PFC
James Earl Perry, PFC
Alfred Pino, LCPL
David Rhoades, PVT
Ted Williams, LCPL

Rest in Peace - We will never forget!
Doug \"Goodie\" Goodin, E/2/9, Dec '66 to Jan '68
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Re: Khe Sanh - Hill 861

Postby Fasst1 » Wed Mar 16, 2016 9:42 pm

Doug,
I got a call from Lou Damiano today, an email from Bill Lamon's cousin, a note on Facebook from Joe Schroeder's brother Fred, and a couple of notes from Tom Crites. All of us in 2/9 know what it is like to miss lost brothers, but this day is a day for those of us who survived that day to remember and honor those who didn't make it. I miss them every day!

Semper Fi,
Danny
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2/9 12/66-6/67; Philly Naval Hospital; 3/2 8/67-4/68; MAG-24/H&MS-24 4/68-6/69

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