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|Name||Richard Lee Swiggett|
|Address||1226 South Madison Enid OK 73701-7387|
|Company Unit||1st Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Charlie Co.|
|Date||Jul 14, 2017 10:25:53 PM|
CommentI am writing this for my Brothers wife. My brother, Rick Swiggett, was in the Marines and sent from Camp Pendleton to help with the evacuation out of Saigon in 1974-75 time frame. The Operation was named "Frequent Wind". His DD-214 does not list any deployment info. He died this last May from issues relating to his service in Vietnam but the VA is asking his wife to prove that he was in Vietnam or on the USS Enterprise during this time, otherwise they will not allow her to receive any survivors benefits. Most of his records have been lost so I am asking for any information that anyone might have to help her. Did you know Rick? Any information about how we could obtain a listing of people involved with this operation.. Any help whatsoever would be greatly appreciated. My email and phone is listed. Ann Cummings
|Address||29218 Waltham St, Spring, TX 77386|
|Company Unit||Scout/Sniper Platoon, 1st Battalion/1st Marines|
|Years In Country||United States|
|Date||Jun 27, 2017 3:03:18 AM|
CommentHello All, I'm looking for anyone who knew my grandfather. His name was Frank Ross. He was a SSgt in the Sniper Platoon with 1/1. He was KIA 18MAR1968. Just looking for anyone that might remember him. If you're willing to talk about him, please feel free to contact me with the above information. Thanks
|Name||Gary C. Smith|
|Address||25297 Camelot Ln.|
|Company Unit||Bravo Company - 1st Battalion. 1st Marines|
|Years In Country||1967 - 1968|
|Date||Jun 24, 2017 8:38:45 PM|
CommentThanks to all my Brother Marines for your commitment & Service! I would like to connect with anyone from 1/1 Bravo Co. - This year will mark the 50th year since I served in Vietnam. After all this time I'll never forget the faces & people that I met or the horrific things that I saw & endured, but I've never been very good remembering dates & names. Since our unit was relocated approx every 30 days i only remember the worse places that I went - Quang Tri, Con Thien, Hue City after the TET Offensive, & Hill 950 overlooking Khe Sanh. Maybe these locations will help someone remember me and get in touch. I love all my fellow Marines! Semper FI Brothers
|Name||Dr. Robert Zerby|
|Company Unit||1st Marine Division, Hill 55, Vietnam 1971|
|Years In Country||1971|
|Date||Jun 6, 2017 4:09:07 AM|
CommentI'd love to hear from men I served with in Vietnam on Hill 55 in 1971. Semper Fi, Dr. Robert Zerby Mike Co. TBS 1970 1st Marine Division 1971.
|Company Unit||HQ Co., 7th Marines|
|Years In Country||66-68|
|Date||Jun 1, 2017 6:30:44 PM|
CommentI read an article recently that there are over 6,000 names on The Wall for which there are no accompanying pictures. On the website TWS on the May 31st "Lest We Forget" was the name Harry Truman Moore, listed as a member of Bravo 1/1, KIA May 31, 1968. There is no picture of him on The Virtual Wall. If anyone knew this Marine and has a picture of him you can send it to the administrator of the Virtual Wall. You can also look for any other names on The Wall you know to see if there are pictures to go with them.
|Company Unit||Bravo 1/1|
|Years In Country||67-68|
|Date||May 31, 2017 12:31:37 AM|
CommentOn 31 May, 1968, Bravo lost 13 Marines KIA and over 30 WIA. A day I will never forget.
|Address||6426 Central Ave. N|
|Company Unit||Charlie 1/1 3rd platton then CAC 67|
|Years In Country||United States|
|Date||May 28, 2017 11:58:37 PM|
CommentDoes anyone know of Delynyon Moss?- He lived in Huntsville Alabama. Is a disabled Vet from C 1/1
|Company Unit||Charlie Co. 1st. Plt 1/1|
|Years In Country||1968|
|Date||May 28, 2017 5:46:08 PM|
CommentI arrived in country in January '68', running supplies to Hue City with a buddy (Ron Hagey). Taken out of the field on 12/22/68 during operation I beleive was Meade River to Da Nang hospital then home in January '69'. Spent time on Hills 55,881S and Khe Sanh and also spent some time with Seabees during summer for support. I look at pictures that I have have and I wish I could remember names. If anyone recognizes my name drop me a email.
|Name||Scott Goudy (For his Father Norman E Goudy)|
|Years In Country||69-70|
|Date||May 27, 2017 5:52:34 PM|
CommentMy father served with the 1st marines 1st battalion 1st division ,1969-70 his name ,chief Norman E Goudy "doc" He passed away last week and has been laid to rest with his navy and marines brothers at fort Indian gap national cemetery in Pennsylvania .he loved the corps !! I added him on this site many years ago but don't know how to make a post ,many people only acknowledged him for his navy service but he always told me he was a fighting marine too.. Well sir.if you could please make a post in there for him it would be greatly appreciated .thank you so much .hoora
|Address||6827 Jayhawk, baldwinsville ny 13027|
|Years In Country||67-68|
|Date||May 26, 2017 9:25:57 PM|
Comment49 years ago today Delta walked off 558 on our way to 861.It turned out to be a terrible day. Arthur (Granny) Crowell detonated a bouncing betty as company readied to enter the wire. I had just switched radios with Corporal Hutchinson so Gunny Kahrer and I could find cp bunker. Hutch took company and I took battalion net and Gunny and I went through wire into trench line. Just as we did mine went off killing Granny and the skipper Captain Haley. Hutch and others were severely wounded it probalbly would have killed me. Another of my 9+lives in Nam. Had turned down Chaplains assistant job the night before---didn't want to leave my buddies some of us had been together for 11 months. Gunny offered job plus a second rr that night I took the offer as long as one of my buddies could get company radio(another story for later). May they all RIP and let us honor all of those who gave all.S/F Griff