Khe Sanh - Hill 861 FIFTY YEARS AGO

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Khe Sanh - Hill 861 FIFTY YEARS AGO

Postby Doug Goodin » Thu Mar 16, 2017 10:48 am

March 16, 1967
In memory of our brothers we lost at Khe Sanh on Hill 861 fifty years ago today - we will NEVER FORGET YOU!

First Platoon Echo 2/9
Andrew Albert Alderman, HM3
Francis Arthur Benoit, HM3 (Navy Cross)
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
Joe Lawrence Schroeder, PFC
Richard Jerome Vedder, SGT

Second Platoon Bravo 1/9
John Herbert Cheeks, CPL - (Died of Wounds) on 4/28/67)
Michael James Daley, PFC
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
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Re: Khe Sanh - Hill 861 FIFTY YEARS AGO

Postby Fasst1 » Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:43 pm

Hard to believe it's been so long Doug. Seems like just yesterday and my heart aches continuously for our Marine brothers lost that day. Semper Fidelis my friends. A very sad day.
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Re: Khe Sanh - Hill 861 FIFTY YEARS AGO

Postby Doug Goodin » Fri Mar 16, 2018 1:03 pm

Another year gone by since that terrible day.
My thoughts and prayers to those we lost and to the survivors - God Bless You!
Semper Fidelis.
Doug
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Re: Khe Sanh - Hill 861 FIFTY YEARS AGO

Postby Fasst1 » Fri Mar 16, 2018 4:59 pm

Semper Fi, Doug, and to all those young men gone. I think of them every day of my life.

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