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This page was last updated: April 15, 2014


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Ainger, Dan

First I was on the USS Constelation for 2 yrs. Then 2/5 1 and a half yrs.

806 Grant St.
Beloit, WI 53511-5010
dainger@ticon.net

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Addesso, Pete

I served with the third Platoon under Lt. Lambert and Sgt. MacDonald and was one of their radiomen. I was wounded in Hue University during the "68 Tet Offensive. I am now lecturing on the Vietnam experience and about the battle of Hue City. I also lecture on the war in Iraq and Afghanistan and show the differences between them and Vietnam. I would love to hear from all of the warriors who fought in Hue City. I hold them near to my heart always!

11210 Hickory Trail Lane
Charlotte, NC 28277
704-910-3565
marine68@aol.com

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Alejandro, Rey

NAM 1967-68, YEAR OF THE MONKEY, USN CORP MAN, TET 1968 , HUE DO OR DIE, WENT MENTALLY BALLISTIC, ENDED UP DA NANG NAV. HOSP. PITCHING MAIL.
STILL WRAPPED A LITTLE TOO TIGHT, HOWEVER GOT MY DEGREE AND AM NOW AN INSURANCE ADJUSTER............................... TRYING TO FORGET TRYING TO COPE BUT WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER. I'M SO SORRY GRUNT'S - BIG AL 696-22-57

8718 Jack Bean
San Antonio, TX 78240
reykathy@aol.com

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Allin, Dale

Hospital Corpsman in the second platoon of Hotel 2/5 in 1967. Lt. Pendell was platoon leader, Staff Sergeant Beauqua was second in command in the platoon. The company commander (Captain), who has several gaping scrapnel wounds in his arms, was from Philadelphia, but ironically rang my doorbell in 1982 to announce he had moved here to Portland. However, I haven't seen nor heard from him since that time. Base camp was An Hoa, but our platoon spent most of its time along the Nong Song River at the North end of the A Shau Valley.

9251 SE Philips Place
Portland OR 97266-7077
jztxbikr@teleport.com

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Allsopp, Marty "Sloopy"

Member H-2/5, 1966-67 RVN. Nickname of "Sloopy."

216 Okinawa Dr.
New Castle, PA 16105
fourmoremarine@aol.com

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Aparicio, Oscar

I served with Hotel 2/5 in 2003

Bronx, NY 10456

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Armenta, Carlos D.

Carlos "paco" Armenta hotel 2-5 an hoa/arizona territory, second platoon, guns(have guns will travel), looking for blindman, yokum, stewart, and the rest of second platoon, would like to hear from anybody from platoon or company

8639 W. Jefferson St.
Peoria, AZ 85345
623-414-8297
jessiea854a@yahoo.com

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Armenta, Frank D.

I was a machine gunner with 3rd platoon in the battle of Hue. They called me paco. I served with Norman Estelle and Jim Campana under captain christmas. Wounded february 14th 68. Gaines was my squad leader. If you know me or remember any of this please contact me..

2920 N. 80th Lane
Phoenix, AZ 85033
602-579-3816
jessiea854a@yahoo.com

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Arriola, Vance

I joined H 2/5 in Feb 69 in the Ar bad lands. After 2nd heart was shiped to SCI. I have alot of blanks. Semper Fi to all who were there!

vga649@yahoo.com

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Atherton, Bob

I was a draftee in 1968 - finally after months of awol I decided to go against my beliefs in going to Nam being wrong and went. I got assigned to Hotel 2/5 1st. Mar. Div. in 1970 at An Hoa. I was just a grunt in Charley squad. and later in 60 motors.

6421 159th Ave., East
Sumner, WA 98390
253-632-1902
oldrufus1800@aol.com

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Ault, Jeffrey M.

PO Box 811
Odessa, FL 33556
(813) 926-9515
maxxbruno@aol.com

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Baldwin, Robert "Baldy"

I served with H 2/5 01/69 - 07/69; was in Guns Jan. 69 on "Taylor Common" then reassigned to HQ July '69, rotated Jan. '70. Known to everyone as "Baldy," with Hotel Guns. Semper Fi!!

3205 Salmon St.
Philadelphia, PA 19134
215-739-9938
bald34win@aol.com

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Ballantine, Richard

MILITARY DATA
Service: United States Marine Corps
Grade at loss: E2
Rank: Private First Class
ID No: 2353209
MOS: 0311: RIFLEMAN
Length Service: 00
Unit: H CO, 2ND BN, 5TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV, III MAF
CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: 12/22/1967
Casualty Date: 02/27/1968
Incident Date: 02/27/1968
Age at Loss: 20
Location: Thua Thien Province, South Vietnam
Remains: Body recovered
Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
ON THE WALL Panel 41E Line 047

Millard, NE 68137
dauinbeach@yahoo.com

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Balletta, Kenneth V.

Part of Platoon #3036 graduated P. I. 11/67. On to Lejune then to Pendelton, before i arrived in Nam. Served with the 27th Marines at Khe Sanh, durning the seige, transfered out to the fightin' 5th in the spring. Remained with the 5th until i rotated out. Semper Fi to all. Still proud of being a Marine.

New York, NY 11428
nyer4life@hotmail.com

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Banas, John

I served with Hotel 2/5 '68 - '69

19935 Via Del Rancho
Queen Creek, AZ 85142
480-529-0440
jbanas@vectorconstructors.com

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Banker, William "Bill"

Was with H 2/5 in 1968 - 1969 can't remember the exact month. I like to hear from anyone. I know Al Breser was from Florida but don't know what town. Like to hear from Terry Haggy, Carl Abernathy jr. I thank I have there names right.

PO Box 418
Nortonville, KS 66060
billbanker@earthlink.net

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Banister, Calvin

Served with Hotel Co. 1st platoon 10/1/68 to 3/7/69.Was known as Little Bit. If you served at this time with Hotel please contact me send photo.

9 Bittersweet
Chatham, IL 62629

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Barber, John

Looking for marines I served with H Co. 1966-1967. I was in second sq. radio man. Landed in Chu Lai April 66. Went to hill 69 for sometime. Then north to Con Tien and DMZ. Got ambushed on the way. First sq. was killed. Caught 2nd sq. in killing zone. Killed 3 in my sq. LT. got shot. Later H Co. got hit my motors and only 8-9 marines left. Put us in H&S Co. and then went to 3/9 or 1/26 marines. Was with 2/5 until Feb. 67. I'm back with all my body parts thank God. Going to Phl. in Aug. for reunion hope to see some of my old marines I served with.

barber215@access995.com

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Barkey, Ray

Hotel co. 2nd plt Oct 68 - June 69 0311
WIA march 07 / april 13 ,1969.

PO Box 215
Dania, FL
954-964-2276

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Bell, Nathan

H 2/5 0331 PLT2 NOV66 DEC67

nathanb312@aol.com

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Betsill, Sr., David "cracker"

Was with 2/5/H and E co in 67 and part of 68, KheSanh, Gloria, 881s, before being voluntered for Phoenix op, working with the little people and PRU's, and the PIC station at the end of 25 TuDo St in BeinHoa.
Worked with civilian contract employees before discharge in 69. Returned in country 71-2, returned to SEA,RVN as a contract employee myself and worked out of the Duc Hotel, on s. TuDo street.Left VN in sept.72 after most contract employees were replaced . Am now investigator for attorneys for last 25yrs.


Recently received a letter, and i'm sure some of you did also, from a melinda bell seeking information about her brother Larry Cross who was kia. she failed to give a time frame as to when Larry was in country. Have since learned that he was kia feb 6th 1967. Anyone that may remember Larry can reach her by e-mail at deliverus@msn.com
or write to p.o.box 2131
castalian springs,tn 37031.
she would appreciate any information or memories of larry.

Semper Fi
Bob Bissett
Hotel co 68/69

125 Bobolink Dr.
Griffin, GA 30224
678-457-8002
dab2257@bellsouth.net

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Bevans, Jim

WAS IN H-2-5 IN 1964-65

5230 Martin Rd.
Muskegon, MI 49441
231-798-1654
jimbobee43@aol.com

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Bez, Juan

Served with First Platoon (1969-70) Alpha and Bravo Squad Leader.  Platoon Right Guide.

PO Box 140699
Coral Gables, FL 33114-0669
305-441-9290
jbez@juanbez.com

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Birck, Bruce

I was in Nam early 1969 to early 1970 and was with 2nd platoon. I was pointman,radioman, and fireteam leader.I would like to here from any members who remember me. SEMPER-FI

114 Crossways Dr.
Leesburg, FL 34788
352-357-3367
b.birck@comcast.net

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Bissett, Bob

Was with hotel from Oct. 68/Feb69 moved to H&S as S1 until I got my second heart then I became Bn mail man until I rotated. Great web site. Hope to hear from anyone that may remember me.
Semper Fi

PO Box 235
Pleasant Hill, OH 45359
937-676-2473
lbissettii@hotmail.com

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Blaha, Thomas

I am a ghost. I died in the Battle of Hue City on Feb. 8th, 1968. I still see Captain Christmas and I still see the building I died in front of. I was the only one that died under Captain Christmas's command that day. I was too young and imature to join the Marines but I loved them so much I quite high school at 17 and Joined the Marines anyway. I may not have been the best Marine, but I gave the ultimate sacrifice. The ghost of Thomas James Blaha... I was from Madison, WI, I am on the Wall at Panel 38E Line 21...

weldexpert@yahoo.com

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Blue, Barry

Served with Hotel Company 2/5 in Vietnam between August 1968 and September 1969.Also a life member of the 1st Marine Division Association. Several of have been getting together and having a mini Hotel 2/5 reunion during the 1st Marine Division Association Reunion which is held every year on or about August 7th. This year (2001) it in Orlando,Fl July 4-8 2001.

1201 West Circle
Brenham, TX 77833
979-836-5800

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Bockbrader, Gary

Hi served with the horrible hog from mar 70 to mar 71.was several places from an-hoa to arizona to LZ baldy and que son mts. Was on the last chopper (53) to leave An-hoa. Was 81's FO, radio opp was Bill fron Ind. would like to hear from anyone that remembers, skipper was Capt. Moffett.

15673 Gorrill Rd.
Bowling Green OH 43402
419-354-2625
garydappb@hotmail.com

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Bond, Daniel

I got to Vietnam in August of 1968. I was assigned to Hotel Co 2/5 in the later part of August of 1968. I was wounded in Operation Henderson Hill on November 1st, 1968. I was hit 3 times by an AK-47 and choppered out to hospital. Ended up in The Great Lakes Naval Hospital, in Illinois, until I was discharged from USMC with medical discharge in May of 1969. I remember some buddies from Hotel Co 2/5 that I only knew as "Snake"," Maggot", & "Rat". I remember a Sgt Parker & kinda remember him getting hit the same day that I did. My nick name was "DeadEye". Have always thought of all those Marines that I served with in the Rice Paddies of Viet Nam in 1968, but never knew how to contact any of them until I recently found this websight.

Salute to my old company from Vietnam. When I was WIA 11-01-1968 & was air lifted back home to Great Lakes Naval Hospital for some recovery time. Any old H Co 2nd Bn 5th Marines from Sept 1968/ Oct 1968 out there??

Semper-Fi to my Marine Corps!

PO Box 898
Lapeer, MI 48446
901-493-0474
danandrosa@msn.com

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Bowling, Frederick "Rick"

Left Camp Pendleton with H/2/5 in 1966 and sailed aboard the USS Bexar from Long Beach for further training in Okinawa and then on to Chu Lai. Was with weapons platoon, guns. Was later transferred to H/2/7 and then a weapons instructor in ITR, then back to country with 3rd MP Bn, H&S Co.

106 Creekside Dr.
Moyock, NC 27958
252-435-1575
valandrickb@yahoo.com

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Bradfute, Bruce

PO Box 9053
San Rafael, CA 94912
415-892-4189
bbradfute@prodigy.net

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Braae, John

I served with Hotel 2/5 April 1969 - April 1970

683 Rusty Anchor Way
Henderson, NV 89002
702-558-6175
m51950@embarqmail.com

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Breen, David Thomas cross KIA 1/12/69

To whom it may concern, We have created a Memorial for David Thomas Breen KIA on 1/12/69. He served with Hotel, 2/5. Would you please post; If you remember him and would like to leave a remembrance of him please visit his Memorial at: http://eastonvietnammemorial.homestead.com/Home.html

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Bresser, Al

I served with H 2/5 1968 - 1969. Served with the best!

PO Box 1703
Andalusia, AL 36420
bresseral@gmail.com

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Brink, Terry

Served Feb. '59 to Apr. '63. Interested in contacting former members from same unit.

617 Malvern Hill
Madison, WI 53718
608-216-0490
tandp1965@aol.com

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Brock, Walter

Hello, I drove an Ontos in Hue City in February, 1968 and was on the rear Ontos in the convoy the went into Hue with Hotel 2/5 on February 2, 1968, I remember meeting the Blind Man and his wife and some of the others members of Hotel 2/5 in Jacksonville in 2009.

2414 7th Street
Ingleside, TX 78362
713-249-3061
walterfbrock@yahoo.com

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Broman, Barry

I served as a platoon commander and XO with H//2/5 between Feb-Aug l969

4325 105th Ave., SE
Kirkland, WA 98033
425-889-2180
broman0302@comcast.net

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Brooks, Robert P.

I was in 2/5 as the last transplacement battallion. We left the States in May,1965, arrived Okinawa and were redesignated 3/9.
I commanded Co H for almast 2 years, then went to S-3 during the "stateside" cycle.
I was a captain during my time with 2/5.
I would like to hear from Marines who served with me.

270 Brooks Road
DeRidder, LA 70634
337-462-1197
bat@beci.net

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Brooks, Steven

With 2/5 '87-91. Started out in sta plt then moved to armory, then on to Echo Co.

PO Box 642
Okmulgee, OK 74447
918-845-6376
brooksexmarine@yahoo.com

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Bukovac, Thomas

I joined Hotel 2/5 in March 68. Served as a machine gunner with both 2nd and 3rd plt.s 2 tours extended with John Ward.Tried to find his daughters but cant. Comming up on 40 years since I first had the pleasure of serving with some of you,and sharing with all of you the wonders the 5th marines had to offer.If anybody can help me I would like to know about Al Bresser, Dave Bishop, Merchent, Ledbetter. Al Gautschi who was also a gunner lives near me.

1741 Pointview
Youngstown, OH 44502
330-881-2392
ohiostatefan480@yahoo.com

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Burchfield, Herbert

Served early part of '69. Wounded in March along with several others. Attended 08 reunion in Ohio. Great Bunch of Guys.

42 Shannondoah Dr.
Canton, NC 28716
828-648-5679
herb.burchfield@everpack.com

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Camarota, Ron

Served w/ Hotel Nov 69 to May 70. Was company 81mm Forward Observer/radio op. Worked with all three platoons and Lt Greg Gingery, Arty FO.

PO Box 29
Kelton, PA 19390
215-840-3060
rcamarota@vislife.com

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Camp, Irvin (Eugene - Gene)

I am trying to locate some of the grunts I served with in the Nam from May '69 - March '70

2400 Fenwick Ct.
Riverside, OH 45431
937-938-9495
tgt132829@yahoo.com

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Campana, Jim

Oct. 67 to Feb. 68 An Hoa, Hue. I started in 3 rd plt, with Mayfield and holderman and o'flarherty. I was also with Lt. Lambert on radio and ended up with Capt. Christmas as one of his radio men in Hue City. I was wounded Feb.17 , ''68''

Hello to all. Semper Fi

20 Baldwin Rd.
Waltham, MA 02452
781-894-5484
campanajim@gmail.com

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Carr, Wayne D.

Was In Hotel Co 1st Platoon October '66 To Sept '67. Curious As To How My Friends From There Are. Hello Mansel And John Witt. Also Doc Noah. Hope All My Brothers Are Well Take Care. My Nickname Was Wolfman

Would like to know if anyonehas heard from John Witt.

Want to congratulate all my Marines in 2-5 for a job well done Semper Fi!

29 Haymarket Court
Cranbury, NJ 08512
609-915-3361
semperfi48@aol.com

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Carroll, Bob

147 Colby St.
Hartford, CT 06106-4536
860-956-2341

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Carter, Michael

HOTEL 2/5 JUNE62

8213 Crenshaw Drive
Inglewood, CA 90305
323-751-7727
gunny_sgt@msn.com

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Casey, Dennis

I SERVED WITH hOTEL COMPANY, NOV 68-APRIL 69. WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM ANYONE ELSE WHO DID. I WAS RADIO MAN FOR THE ARTY FO TEAM. THANKS.

231 Rolling Stone Lane
Morrison, TN 37357
931-635-3031
lcasey@blomand.net

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Caster, Eugene

Served in the Republic of Vietnam from July-September in 1968. I was with H2/5 2nd platoon 2nd squad AR-man. Wounded for the last time on September the 29, 1968 at about 9:20 in the morning, acting as a blocking force. Spent two months NSA hospital in D ngan then to Cam Rahn Bay for a month or so, then on to Travis Air Force Base CA, then to Oaknoll Naval hospital for one year, then to the VA hospital San Francisco, for two and a half years at which time I was retired from the Marine Corps as a Private First Class with a 55% disability and am a permanently and totally disabled veteran and have donated my life as a veterans advocate for some 30+ years, veterans helping veterans. For those who fought for it, 'Freedom' has a flavor the protected will never know, Semper Fidelis.

154 Hocker Ln.
Fort Bragg, CA 95437
707-964-6781
ehc555@comcast.net

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Chambers, John

WITH 2/5 DECEMBER 68-DECEMBER 69
HOTEL COMPANY IST PLATOON GUNS WITH SATTERFIELD,DELANDER,BAKER. LOOK FORWARD TO TALKING TO CORDISCO, COOPER, FINGLAND AND THE WHOLE GROUP.

4063 Powhatan Secondary
Williamsburg, VA 23188
757-259-9095
chmbrs_jhn@yahoo.com

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Christians, M. E. "Chris"

Went over with 3/5 in Mar 66. Transferred to 2/5 at Hill 69. Started with E co, then to H 2/5. Went on a couple hour Sparrowhawk and ended up opening Con Tien. (left all my pers possessions at Hill 69 and never saw them again) Came to An Hoa in Oct 66 and was put in the S4, H&S. Rotated back to CONUS apr 67, just before the **** hit the fan. Was commissioned 3 times, never could get it right I guess. Retired in Feb 81 and have enjoyed life as a retarded Marine ever since.
This web page made my day. Kudos to WEB MARINE. I've waited a long time to see something on the net about the greatest outfit in the Corps, 2/5!!! I've tried in the past to contact Marines that were closer than brothers to me back then and managed to locate a few.(Gary Deyak,Robert Crum,Chas Robinson,Mike Carey, Pat Blessing, just to name a few.) I have some pictures that I will forward, if anyone wants.
Anybody remember the Plt mascots we captured in Antenna Valley? (2d Plt H co 2/5)
I would love to hear from anybody that I knew.

Picture's from Chris

115 NE 112 Ave.
Old Town, FL 32680
chris4@svic.net

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Cobb, Tim "Doc"

Corpsman H 2/5 67-68. Served with H 2/5 7/67-7/68. 60mm, and all three platoons, one time or other. Hospital corpsman. An Hoa, Phu Bai, Hue(Tet 68'),2 purple hearts, 2nd tour USS America 72'. Swift, Essex, Hwy 1, Antenna Valley, Nong Son, Phu Locs/Phu Nons, Hue, etc. Graduated Duke University 77', Physician Assistant, completed 20 yrs military svc, retired as Major, USAF Specialize in Orthopaedic surgery. Now live in Corpus Christi, TX with wife, 2 children, and many memories (good & bad). Glad to see your web page. Will never forget "my Marines".

14034 River Rock Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78410
361-387-1989
tlcpac@aol.com

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Collins, Cedric

It was a real honor for me to be a part of the most decorated battalion in the Corp and I wish all Marines the best.

2029 See St.
Lake Charles, LA 70601
337-437-8312

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Collins, Jimme D.

Nice to you again!
It's been along time, I don't think you will remember me. In a way it was one of the most remembered times of my life, times I always remember.
Regards.
J.C. 2-6 Motomachi
Toyooka,Hyogo,Japan 668-0026
810796-24-8884
jcprojap@gold.ocn.ne.jp

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Connor, James

Served 66-67 1st Platoon, Chu Lai, Tam Quoc, Dong Hoi, Anton Valley... Looking for a few fellow Marines - McCoy, Case, Leninger, Horton, Heisek, "Whittey", and others. Semper Fi

336 Barrett Crk. Rd.
Republic, WA 99166
509-775-2261
jeannefcmh@hotmail.com

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Colton, James

I WAS ATTACHED WITH HOTEL 2/5 AT AN HOA IN OCTOBER-NOVEMBER 1967. GOT WOUNDED ON NOVEMBER 6, 1967 DURING OPERATION ESSEX. I WAS A COMBAT PHOTOGRAPHER WITH THE 1ST MARINE DIVISION.


520 Pinehurst Circle, Apt. T-4
Westminster, MD 21158
410-857-8387
colton_2@msn.com

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Cook, Dean

I WAS WITH H 2/5 JOINING FEB 66 IN OKI. WAS TRANSFERRED TO CHU LAI DEFENCE CMD ABOUT 1 JUL OR SO. WAS WITH H 2/4 1969.
Would like to hear from anyone from 2/5 - 66/67 9805 La Vonda St.
Riverview, FL 33569
813-671-4544
debcookin@aol.com

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Cooper, William (Bill)

I was in 1st Marine division Hotel 2/5. Anhoa '69-'70. Operations Muskogee Meadow , Forsy the Grove , and Pipestone Canyon . Arizona area. I worked in the rear in Supply after I was hit in the head. I'm looking for Chambers, Dasher, Baker, anyone who knew me.

7536 Wilderness Path Rd.
Corryton, TN 37721
865-688-6036
williamcooper07@comcast.net

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Cordisco, Anthony

I was with Hotel Co. 2/5 in Vietnam from Dec. 68 to Mar. 69. I arrived incountry in Dec. of 68, at the end Operation Mead River. I served with Hotel 2/5 2nd paltoon. I was a raidoman. WIA on March 7 1969 at the end of Operation Taylor Common

3485 Dartmouth Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18020
610-866-9305
acordisco49@gmail.com

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Corey, Terrance

I was with Hotel 2/5 August 1976 - October 1979

1701 121st St., SE, R101
Everett, WA 98208
253-353-5734
terrance.corey@kingcounty.gov

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Cross, Larry E. (sister of)

I am the sister of a fallen Marine, Larry Edward Cross

PO Box 2131
Castalian Springs, ??
deliverus@msn.com

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Crowson, Robert

I was with Hotel 2/5 '68 - '69

PO Box 417
Sopchoppy, FL 32358
850-962-1083
lindageorge@centurylink.net

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Crutchley, Michael

I was with 2nd Platoon, H-2/5 from April 1966 to January 1967.

12164 Sanibel Court
Reston, VA 20191-1210
703-476-9386
mike.crutchley@baesystems.com

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Csikortos, Raymond

I served with H Co. 2/5th Mar 1St MarDiv in August of 67 till Dec. 19 1967, was wounded in a mortor and gernade attack at Phau Bi, my name is PFC Raymond Csikortos.I dont remember too much about that night, was hopeing to find other Marines who served during that time.

3529 Hornby Road
Corning, NY 14830
607-936-0905
b08074@aol.com

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Culbertson, John J.

I would like to thank Jerry Doherty, John Lafley, Wadley, Jessmore, Hamilton, Woodruff, Ybarra, and all of the other Hotel Marines I have seen since the war. Our country may be in grave danger now, but you brave men and your memory is the inspiration that gives me hope. I think you all were heroes even if your fellow citizens were too stupid to recognize it. We have to follow Capt. Doherty's example and "Keep on keeping on". Diane's and our families' prayers are with all of you always. John Culbertson

1728 Dorchester Place
Oklahoma City, OK 73120
405-842-4549
d.d.culbertson@att.net

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Daoust, Gerald R. "Jerry"

I was with 2/5 Battalion Supply in Vietnam March 1968 thru June 1969. Located first in Phu Bai, An Hoa and DaNang! Question? Does anyone remember my friend Herman Hesselschwardt nickname "Alphabet"? He was killed out side of Hue City.

HERMAN ALO HESSELSCHWARDT
PFC - E2 - Marine Corps - Regular
18 year old Single, Caucasian, Male
Born on Jun 21, 1949
From DEFIANCE, OHIO
His tour of duty began on Feb 27, 1968
Casualty was on Apr 24, 1968
in THUA THIEN, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE
Body was recovered
Religion
ROMAN CATHOLIC
Panel 51E - - Line 43)

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We joined together and went to Nam together! I had to send his seabag home to his Mother.  If anyone knew him I would appreciate a reply.

2604 Hemmingway Circle
Thompson's Station, TN 37179-5101
615-791-9646
jerdoe@bellsouth.net

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Davis, Jim

I was a navy corpsman with Hotel 2/5 in Vietnam (my handle was "arbuckle"). I strongly support our Marines in the middle east. I would like to send something to a Hotel 2/5 corpsman to show my support, however I do not know "who" to send it to or a correct APO address.

17644 CR 1530
Ada, OK 74820
580-272-0080
dakimo2002@aol.com

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Day, Larry

I joined Hco at Margarita a few days before boarding the USS Bexar in Jan66. I was tranfered to I 3/1 in May 66 a few weeks after we arrived in country. I remained in the Corps and retired in 1988 after 23 years. I would like to hear from anyone that I was with in H Co and anyone who might know whatever happen to Allen Cherry, or C K Lightfoot.

121 Lone Star Ct.
Diamond Springs, ?? 95619
530-344-9332
top3@mindspring.com

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Deane, Daniel

I was with supply company. During Tet 1968 I and several others from our section were assigned to Hotel Co. I was there during the arrival into Hue city in Feb 1968 starting at the Medical School and going from house to house for the next 7-10 days until we reached the outskirts of the city. Then reinforcements replaced us. Michael Osuch kept me alive during the whole encounter. I went back to battalion supply and we moved back to An Hoa where I completed my tour.

I have recently been having problems since the invasion of Iraq and went to a VA consuelor for advise regarding post traumatic stress. She was very helpful however, she said we were in an area exposed to Agent Orange. Is this true?

ICQ: 2210551
ddeane@houston.rr.com

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Decker, Robert

I served proudly with Hotel 2/5 from 09/66-10/67. An Hoa, Quang Tri operations- prairie, union, Arizona, and Swift and many more. If any one remembers me please contact me. I try to remember everything but I have PTSD, I do remember Ken Johnson who was kia on 09/10/1967, we went on R&R together and I miss him dearly. I have also send an email to Doc Roger Ware, he has a roster that brought back some memories.-Thanks Semper Fi

110 Airport Road
Shippensburg, PA 17257
717-530-1683
rdads@comcast.net

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DeClerck, Larry

I arrived in country in 6/67. We spent time at the coal mine (mid level on this hill), Phu Loc, An Hoa & Arizona Territory and running ambushes,and patrols in all three. Went on Operations Swift,Shelbyville, and Essex. Served under Capt. Bowers,a Lt. Pinkerton I believe(One good Lt.), Sergeants Ski, and Gibson. Ski & Lt. Pinkerton wounded on Shelbyville, Gibson KIA on Essex Nov 67. I as well served with Clarence Jackson who taught me the ways. He also sadly was KIA on Essex. Although alot is hazy I never truly forgot any of these true Bud's.

5048 East Ruskin Lane
Canandaigua, NY 14424
585-905-0985
maryrose@rochester.rr.com

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Delto, Bob

I would like to get in touch with anyone who knew me in Nam.

1784 N. Fifth Street
Port Hueneme, CA 93041
805-487-9136
t.delto@verizon.net

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Desclos, Arthur D. (wife of)

tI'm the wife of Arthur ( skip) Desclos who served in Nam from 66-67. he was with Co"H",2ndBn,5th Mar,1stMarDiv. He was in the battle of Tuscaloosa in 67. I'd love to hear from anyone that served with him. He NEVER talked about NAM to his family. Skip died Jan.15,1999 from cancer do to agent orange. We have talked to James Kirschke about some of what Skip went threw in Nam but i know there must be much more. Skip and I were married for 31 yrs. We have 4 children.....3 of whom are boys and would love to know more about this part of there Dads life. Any info would be great.

Thank you and God Bless

Shirley Desclos

150 Vining Hill Rd
Southwick, MA 01077
413-569-3688
sdesclos@aol.com

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Deyak, Gary

WAS A MEMBER OF HOTEL 2/5 FROM AUGUST OF 66 UNTIL SEPTEMBER OF 67.THINK OFTEN OF SUCH GREAT GUYS I SERVED WITH SUCH AS LT. CHRISTIANS (CHRIS) WHO HAS CONTACTED ME.I WAS HIS RADIOMAN & WE HAD SOME VERY EXCITING MOMENTS TOGETHER. PEOPLE WHO ALSO COME TO MIND ARE SSGT.CHARLES ROBINSON,SGT.CRUM,CPL.DANNER,DOC WASHINGTON,CHARLES (LUCKY)BRITTON,SGT.SPENCER,CPL.FLEMMING & A VERY SPECIAL INDIVIDUAL NAMED DOC YOUNGMAN FROM COLORADO WHO WAS K.I.A. ON OPERATION TUSCALOOSA....A DAY I'LL NEVER FORGET.JUST WOULD LIKE TO SAY HELLO TO ANYONE WHO COMES ACROSS THIS SIGHT WHO MIGHT REMEMBER ME...GARY

13717 S.E. 173rd Place
Renton, Washington 98058
425-228-6204
garydeyak@comcast.net

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Diaz, Luis "Lou"

I wanted to submit a posting for a Vietnam veteran who was stationed at An-Hoa late 1968 through 1969. His name is Luis A Diaz, mortar man,2nd battalion, 5th marine regiment, Hotel Company. Operations - Taylor Common, Durham Peak. He would like to have his name posted in the hopes that he might hear from any who remember him from his time in Vietnam (He may be known as Lou rather than Luis.) (He mentioned a Steven Holly of Barttlesville OK., Casciano (NYC), and John Bore but was not 100% sure on spelling or hometowns. email is maloner@rockefeller.edu

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Disbrow, Dennis

Hospital Corpsman with 3rd Platoon Hotel Co from June 1969 to November 1969, then served BAS in An Hoa and transferred to 1st Med Batt in Danang until flight to world.
Now I am a Technical Expert in Military Retired Pay at DFAS Cleveland

dizzydismal@cs.com

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Dominguez, James

I was with Hotel 2/5 from Sept 1991 to Sept 1994. I was a Sergeant in the communications platoon.

1620 Deschutes Drive
Ventura, CA 93004-3536
operator007@military.com

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Domozick, Mike

I was with H2/5 from dec 1966-jan 1968 I was wounded jan 26 1967 on operation tuscaloosa [sp]. I was new incountry then and don't remember to many of the guys . I got out of hospital in danang feb.25,67 after a couple weeks light duty I was back in field in march.

160 Point Grove Rd.
Southwick, MA 01077
413-569-6835
dmoz@fiam.net

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Drez, Ronald

CO Compahy H 2/5 Oct 68 - Mar. 69

2329 Lark Street
New Orleans, LA 70122
504-284-3485
rdrez@aol.com

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Dulworth, James

I served with Hotel Co 2/5 in Vietnam Jan 66 to Feb 67 Would like to talk to any marines-- especialy hotel 2/5. E-mail or call or we an get together anytime.

In Aug 02 I found my plt comander Chris Christians on this web page and went to Pennsylvania at a Marine Corp League meeting and spent 4 days with him, you can't imagine how great it was to see him after 36 years. S/F Marines

6430 South Cabriolet Way
Pendleton, IN 46064
765-778-1438
dulworth6430@aol.com

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Dustin, Charles

1405 SE 72nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97215
503-254-8748
charlesdustin503@aol.com

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Dye, Dale

Attached Combat Correspondent to Hotel Co for Hue City fight and several other ops previous CO, Capt Christmas/CoGySgt Gy Thomas Fought with Hotel through south side WIA o/a 14Feb Great outfit Always close to my heart Was on the roof of the University when Maldonado (Radio Operator) was hit Helped evac him and several others Came into the city with Alpha 1/1 out of Phu Bai, then joined Hotel when they rolled in at Phu Cam Glad to be aboard.

Served with Capt. Christmas and Gunny Thomas as attached Combat Correspondent in south side fight, Hue Tet 68. Commissioned after VN and retired in 84 as Capt. Wrote a book about Hue titled "Run Between the Raindrops published in 1985. Currently operating WARRIORS, INC. in Hollywood, a group of Military Technical Advisors. Did Platoon and Saving Private Ryan. Anyone out there from Hotel remember me?

18208 Herbold St.
Northridge, CA 91325
818-349-6640
dkadye@aol.com

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Eddy, Charles R.

Just wanted to let my fellow marines know that I have found Doc Ware on this site and since then we have gotten together twice, and the stories we have told. He has also helped me get my purple heart from the injury I received on April 22, 1967, plus a lot of other medals I didn't even know I was intitled to get.He was like a brother in Vietnam and now he is also a great friend. I am still looking for Cpl. Thomas Glass, if anyone knows where he is or what has happen to him, please let me know. He also was in Vietnam in the time frame of Feb. 67 to Sept. 67. Sure would be greatful for any help in finding him.

123 Ted Wilson Drive
Core, W.VA 26529
304-879-5285
willard5@westco.net

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Eschberger, Jerry

Served in 1st. machine gun team, 3rd. sqd. weapons plt. h-2/5 Jan. 64 to about March of 65 under Capt. R.P. Brooks.

6401 South Meadows Blvd.
Austin, TX 78745
512-447-7495
eschbergerj1@yahoo.com

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Ellenwood, Alvin

My buddy, Alvin Ellenwood, was in Hotel, 1969 - '70, would like to hear from anyone that shared experience around that time. He's a great guy, has his shit together and is a nurse in the ICU where I work. He said it's cool to post his info, he's off line for awhile 'cause he just got a house and hasn't set up his computer yet. Jonathan T. Lazarus (cancundudley@netscape.net)

8418Goldome Dr.
Port Richey, FL 34668
727-862-4784

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Engelhardt, Dennis

I was a squad leader with Hotel Company 2/5 from 1/31/71 until I left in late March. I particapated in Operation Imperial Lake in the Que Son Mountains. I'd like to hear from anyone who was with the unit during that time. Thanks.

PO Box 133
Sagle, ID 83860
danden2@verizon.net

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Erins, John

750 Wild Horse Valley Road
Willwood, MO 63005
636-237-6319

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Evans, Roger

I WAS IN VIET NAM 2DAYS BEFORE CHRISTMAS, 1966. MY TOUR WAS ONLY 4 MONTHS WHEN I WAS SHOT IN THE NECK, C-4 SPINE. A YOUNG BLACK MARINE HELPED PUT ME ON A HELICOPTER. THANKS MARINE-SEMPER FI.....

460 Glen Mar Road A3
Glenburnie, MD 21061
410-540-6340 (work)
gizmo1@cablespeed.com

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Eyman, Stephen

I served with h/2/5 from feb 68 til apr 69 (my first tour). Looking for a Charles edwards,wia at claymore pass around mar 68. Also looking for a Richard Santos (radio operator with company cp). Anyone knowing these marines please e-mail me. I was a 81mm radio operator with 2/5 during above time period. Last time I saw Rich was at phu bai when I shipped out to the "world". ooo rah semper fi do or die. p.s. I remember Dale Dye.

Rt 1 Box 172
Bluford, IL 62814
618-755-4809
lawman07@aol.com

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Fender, George

served in 2/5 in an hoa from dec. 67 to feb.68. Does anyone remember Lt. Meyers?

242 South 5th Avenue
Manville, NJ 08835
908-526-1994
gfender@optonline.net

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Fingland, Ernest

I was in First platoon spent alittle over 3 months in the bush. Gun squad at first. Burton was my squad leader H. David Staterfield was the team leader and Elton Armstrong was our gunner. And don't pass my e-mail around either thank you.

424 Marsdale Ct.
Webster, NY 14580
ernieland@aol.com

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Fowler, Jerry Pat

I was a member of H-2-5 from 3/65-6/66, when we shipped out to Nam. We became M-3-9 and wasthe DaNang area toward ChuLai. I have organized reunions for personnel of the Weapons Platoon that I have been able to contact and who were interested. We have had 6 reunions now that take place every-other year. The last was June 13-16,1999 near Payson, Az. I work for Raytheon Systems Co, a Defense Contractor. 310 Jamie Way
Greenville, TX 75402
903-454-2399
jfowler@unicomp.net

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Fox, William

I served from January 1969 to March 24, 1969. Wounded on that day and flown to Da Nang then to Japan.

1807 Bloom Ave.
Scranton, PA 18508
570-961-0381
ykey7@verizon.net

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Freeman, John

I arrived in Viet Nam with the advance party for Hotel Company 2nd. Bn. 5th. marines in april of 1966. Due to memory loss I cannot remember my platoon #. I was a Sgt. E-5 Platoon guide. I would appreciate any former Marines who might remember me to please get in touch, as I am unable to remember a single name of the Marines I served with.

Does anyone who was with Hotel in Okinawa prior to going to Vietnam have any of the company and platoon pictures we took before leaving? If so I would love a copy.

2532 Tull Pl.
Muskogee, OK 74403-6049
918-687-7939
jonreb@sbcglobal.net

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Frye, William (Bill)

Need Buddy statement, my old records incomplete to prove Vietnam. But sure was put in there with those helicopters... (Rein) FMF

Topeka, KS
ifrye01@yahoo.com

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Gautschy, Al

Served in Hotel Co., 2nd Platoon, 68/69. Would like to hear from anyone who served with me.

2473 Lewis Seisert Rd.
Hubbard, OH 44425
330-568-0547|

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Gies, Larry

I am trying to locate a George Dietz who i believe was in "H" 2/5. I met him while i was in M. P. Co. Hdq. Bn. 1st. Mar. Div. from June'67-Oct.' 67. His last known address was Fort Lauderdale, Fl. in 1992. Any information would be appreciated, as i have some photos to return to him. Thank You! Semper Fi!

Bay City, MI 48706
989-686-9937
duck6cms@aol.com

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Gingery, Gregory W.

I served as Artillery 2nd Lt.Foward Observer assigned from Delta Battery, 2/11 from Nov 69/May70 with Hotel 2/5 in the Arizona, Liberty Bridge and general a/o around An Hoi. Would love to hear from members of the unit, and from Capts Taylor and Moffett, and Lts Erins and Walters. Am in touch with Lt. Bob Turner, and radioman Chas Mc Coy. Semper Fi!!!

Suite 503
1001Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20853 (near D.C.)
301-424-3600
ggingery@aol.com

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Glasscock, Dale

Was transferred from the Combined Action Program to Hotel 2/5 around August of 1970 before leaving An Hoa for LZ Baldy, and returning to Conus February of 1971. Can't remember which platoon, but Tuggle was squad leader. Many good times, some bad, but will always remember Horrible Hogs of Humpin' Hotel. Capt. Moffett was C.O. of Hotel 2/5 and I was assigned as the company driver before returning home February of 1971.

dalejean@comcast.net

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Glencross, Stephen

I served with Hotel 2/5 Feb 5, 1969

Orono, ME 04473
sjglencross@myfairpoint.net

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Gonzales Jr. ,Juan AKA John

RETIRED MSGT 61/83 0369/5831 VIET NAM 66/67 K/3/3/3,H/2/5/1 EMBASSY DUTY 73/76 KUALA LUMPUR MALAYSIA JAPANESE RED ARMY ATTACK ,DRILL INSTRUCTOR 78/80 2ND BN, PRESENTLY LIVING 40 MI. S/W DENVER,CO 9,000FT IN THE MOUNTAINS. WORKING WITH THE DEPT. OF CORRECTIONS. WENT TO THE 3RD BN 3RD MARINES REUNION IN WASH. DC AUG 98 GREAT TIME.CAPT. DALE DYE I REMEMBER YOU ,CAME OUT TO INTERVIEW OUR PLATOON WE WERE GETTING A LOT OF ENEMY KILLS . SEMPERFI DEVIL DOGS.

12 SUNWAY
BAILEY CO 80421
(303) 838-5603

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Gonzales, Paul

I served in the 1st platoon, Hotel company 2/5, 1st Marine division. Just found this site.. good to see names familiar with that time of my life and would like to hear from any of those still with us. Nickname, Speedy

7637 Kilrush Ave.
Dublin, CA 94568
janicegonzales@comcast.net

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Gorian, Mark

Served in support of 2/5 as a combat engr with B company, 1st Engr Bn. Spent most of my time in the field with Hotel, but also did some ops with Fox. From 8/69 to 10/69 was TA with 2/7 on 3 fire support bases. Then back to lovely An Hoa for rest of my tour. Our company area was at the end of the air strip by the mess hall and 155 guns. Met some great guys that I will never forget. Semper Fi.

22 Dana Rd.
Danbury, CT 06811
mgpg78@att.net

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Green, Melvin

I WOULD LIKE TO THANK TWO GOOD FELLOW Marines for contacting me.They are My fellowman Juan Bez & James Tochterman. It has been woundfull talking with them.I hope that I will hear from some more of My wounderfull brothers that I serve with in Vietnam with.So please answer me back.

SEMPER Fi!

14710 deaf Smith Blvd.
Austin, TX 78725
512-276-9334
mdg1217@aol.com

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Greguras, Fred

An Hoa, Liberty Bridge, LZ Baldy 1970

1274 Estate Dr.
Los Altos, CA 94024
650-248-4558
fgreguras@hotmail.com

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Hall, Danny

640 Maple St., Apt#B
West Sacramento, CA 95691
dadeda@gateway.net

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Haran, Bob

I served in 2nd Bn., 5th Marines April 1970-to 71

4201 West Union Hills
Phoenix, AZ 85308
602-442-6806
bobharan2003@aol.com

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Harbin, David "Barney"

I served with 3rd platoon under Lt's Pindel, and Lambert, among others, and with fellow grunts such as Armenta, Estelle, Ball, Cannon, Laudolff, McDonald, Woodruff, Campana, Addesso, Lafley, Kirby, Stebick, Niece, Holderman, Mayfield, Parker, and corpsmen such as Noah and Mueting. Did Operations Union, Swift, Essex, Hue City, among others. Spent lots of time at An Hoa, the coal mines, Phu Loc 6 and to and from liberty bridge. We were a special breed!

Had a great experience at the Hotel reunion 11/2011 in Phoenix. It was awesome to reunite with guys like Dennis Noah and Norman Estelle who were with me in Hotel in 67' on Swift, Essex, and Hue City. I was a 3rd platoon squad leader under Lt. Lambert during Hue City until I was WIA on 2/5/68. Guys in my squad were Lonnie Holderman, Frank Niece, Denny Stebick, Norman Mayfield and a great Corpsman-Michael Mueting-who was KIA in Hue with Tom Gaines as they went to the aid of a gun team wounded in action. I hope to reunite with more of you at future reunions. Semper Fi.

6145 Kachina NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120
505-720-4728
harbin_d@q.com

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Harbison, Ed

Served as massenger and fire team leader under (then) Lt J. J. Doherty. After brief illiness, transferred to H, 2,1. Was previously with M, 3,9 on okinawa and guard in Vietnam 1964.

PO Box 1292
Columbus, GA 31902
706-610-7120
echarbison@earthlink.net

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Hardrick, Robert

I served with Hotel 2/5 Sept. '68 - Oct. '69. Served with 2nd Platoon and Mortars. Was on Hedderson Hill, Mead River, Taylor Common I & II, Arizona Territory, Ga Noi Island, Dodge City, Phu Loc 6, Phu Nons & Cu Bons.

5000 El Parque Ave., # E-1
Las Vegas, NV 89146
702-778-0774
rhardrick@cox.net

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Harrell, Robert

Served as corpsman with Hotel 2/5, 1968, in and around An Hoa. Was the proudest time of my life. God bless you all.

PO Box 680053
Fort Payne, AL 35968
704-575-2114
usmcr1@gmail.com

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Harris, Stephen (Steve)

My nickname was "skinny Harry" and sometimes "Inc" (short for incoming). Got in-country just prior to Christmas "67". Was in 1st Platoon of "H" Co. stationed @ An Hoa firebase.

secha77@msn.com

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Harris, Stephen

I'm Tamara, Stephen Harris is my dad and he served in 2nd battalion 5th marines 1st division between 1967-1969. I am trying to find anyone who knew him so that he may be able to get in contact with them. Also he was in platoon 3032 in 1967 in San Diego, Ca. I am trying to find an extra copy of his boot camp year book or annual or what ever it is called, if anyone can help please email me. Thanks

Oregon 97838
punkingirl777@msn.com

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Hatton, Joseph

Hello out there.  I joined the 5th. when 3/27 went back to the world. That was Sept. 68  I stayed with the 5th. until July 69, extended and went to the Wing in DaNang. That was pretty rough compared to humpin through the Arizonas, QueSons, Phu Locs and all those other fine areas.  Does anyone out there have info. on Al Bresser, Rick Wackle, L.B. McDonald, Tabu, Don Lowe, Bobby Dash, 6 Woody.  Joe Pongetti, my memory is starting to fade if I had only known I was going to live this long I would have taken better care of myself.

8806 Oak Haven
LaPorte, TX 77571
281-476-5385
j_r_hatton@yahoo.com
ICQ: 42398983

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Hayden, James

I served as point man for Alpha Squad 1st Platoon between Mar. 69 through Mar. 70. I replaced Jim Parton as Squad Leader after he was killed.  I am presently the Director of Veterans' Rights NOW.  I have a wife of 16 years. 4 kids, 3 girls and one boy and 4 grandchildren.
You can check out our website at
http://www.geocities.com/southbeach/boardwalk/8295.

Pics from James

206 Alhambra Road
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
(423) 483-6133
ICQ# 15728206
vrn@bellsouth.net

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Helton, George

Mobile, AL 36695
heltonmb@cs.com

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Hickey, Dave

Hey Guy's, New to this listing. Don't remember a whole lot. Steped on mine on railroad tracks Arizona territory. Seeking John Fehrman, Baca, others from Hotel Co

413 Clinton PO Box 16
Vernon, MI 48476
810-265-4713
dvdhck@gmail.com

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Hinds, James

Reported in to 2/5 81mm platoon nov 65 at Camp Margarita. Embarked on USS Bexar Jan 66. Disembarked Okinawa Feb 66.Trained at Camp Schwab. Embarked on USS Klymer Apr 66. Arrived Chu Lai RVN Apr 66. While at Chu Lai, I made operations Wyoming, Apache and Colorado. Left Oct for DMZ operation Prairie. Came to An Hoa Nov 66 and back to the world in Feb 67. Attached out mostly to Echo and Golf Companies. Would be happy to hear from anybody.

James passed away November 8, 2006, suddenly. Anyone who would like to contact his wife Janet, her e-mail address is below. James was laid out in his own bed in his uniform and buried next to their house in the Texas desert. He was a proud member of this site.

Candelaria Rt. Box 14
Marfa, TX 79843
915-229-4437
janethowrey@yahoo.com

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Holdeman, Lonny

I served with H 2/5 1967 - 1968

706 W. McArthur
Madill, OK 73446
580-677-2350
grandude@sbcglobal.net

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Hollis, Steven

shollis@snet.com

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Holmes, Roger

I served with Hotel 2/5 1969

455 Paine Road
North Attleboro MA 02760
508-695-4851
rmbholmes@hotmail.com

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Hoose, Dennis

I was a replacement arriving the first part of May 65 and I was sent stateside in mid July 65.

dennishoose@aol.com

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Horn, James

I have to confess that I am not an official 5th Marines member. I was a radio operator for FO teams out of 2/11. We fired support for 2/5. I got hooked up with the Marines web page and got messages from guys in 2/5 who suggested I check the page for names I might recognize. Sorry I entered from the "back door."

419 Harvard
Clovis, Ca 93612
92090 297- 8351
jnh77@cvip.fresno.com James, if you get this please contact me Webmaster 2/5 your e-mail address isnt working.

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Hornbeck, Edward

Looking for members of Hotel 2/5, 70 - 71

28975 East Dye Road
Veston, Mo 64098
816-640-5550

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Howard, Billy

Hey my name is Calvin Howard, my dad was is Hotel 2/5 and i am pretty sure he was in charlie sqaud with guys named bruce campbell,"Doc"Davis, Chapman, Rice, Adcock, Jethro one photo I have and I have many is of them on Hill Farmer in July of 1970. If anyone might have known him then please contact me at caljenaem@aol.com I have many albums from his tour there and I am sure some of you guys would love to see them.

105 Meadowview Way
Georgetown, KY 40324
usmc0341cal2000@yahoo.com

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Howie, David

With H 2/5 1966-67

4904 Rosewood St.
Winter Haven, FL 33880
863-294-4615
judger48@aol.com

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Hoy, Lyle

170 S.W. Seminole Dr.
Aloha, Oregon 97006
ldhoy@aol.com

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Huckaba, Raymond

I Would like to locate Marines that served in H-2-5 in 1961-62 that went to Okinawa in 1962-1963 as D-1-3.

7234 N. Applegate Rd.
Grants Pass, OR 97527
541-862-2361
arthur@budget.net

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Hughes, Robert

Hotel 2\5 Capt. Moffett, Lt. Stafford, Gunny Ringer, GT Tuggle, Gene Stang, Frank K, Ed Schappard,
Rick Jaskson, Gibson; cant remenber all the names. I was from New Jersey carried the radio secondary mos would like to hear from any of my fellow Marines. Someone call!

3735 Aristocrat Ct.
Loganville, GA 30052
770841-0173
rmarks12@comcast.net

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Hunt, Larry

AKA Leechnuts, Papa Golf 2nd. Plt. H 2/5 67/68. Retired Letter Carrier

15 Arion St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15211-2205
412-431-0467
ltbh150@verizon.net

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Hunter, Jim

I served with Hotel co. 60 mm mortars 2/5 from Nov 67 to Dec 68. Married for 35 yrs. with two married daughters and one granddaughter. Love you all,
Semper Fi

2516 Cannonero Loop
Owensboro, KY 42301
(502) 683-5679
jph2516@adelphia.net

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Hutchison, Cyrus

With H 2/5 1966-1967

arlenency510@aol.com

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Iannone, John

Served with 106's recoils rifle. I also was in the battle of Hue City.

14 Woodbine Lane
East Moriches, NY 11940
516-526-0920
iannone46@aol.com

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Inman, Gerald

I served as 1st platoon commander H/2/5 from July1968 to 30September1968.

inma0302@verizon.net

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Ireland, Robert (from his sister)

I am the sister of Robert Ireland. He was known as HIPPIE. Does anyone recognize his name or knew him? He died 12 Mar 08 of lung cancer. As many Nam vets are, he was haunted by the memories of Nam. He was the only one of 97 men to survive an ambush.

slp637@cox.net

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Jackson, Wayne (TABU)

In the field with Hardrick, Maggott, Wroten, Wackel, Hatton, Bresser, Lt. Mckay, Dash, Jay "250" Petersen, Peanut, Bobby Green, Tex, Blackston. I was in the 3rd Platoon. And proud of it.. Had the pleasure of being on some of the biggies, like Mead River, Taylor Common, Muskogee Meadow, Phu Loc 6, An-Hoa, over 50 combat patrols as both a fire team leader and a Squad Leader. Cleared Liberty road many a morning outside of Phu-Loc 6. Remember in great detail I lost my friend Donald Blackston, and I did make a trip to Washington to trace his name on the wall.. Feel free to contact me fellas.

Cumberland Road
Lansing, MI 48906
517-886-7868
wayjay9@yahoo.com

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Jacobs, Sammy "Jake"

I was with H 2/5 68-69. I was in the first platoon, I was a squad leader, Barry Blue took over my squad when I was medevaced out in Jan. 1969. I know that a few weeks later the company was in a fierce firefight and alot of the guys were wounded or killed. I would like to hear from anyone that was in the unit.

11200N. Ave H
LaPorte, TX 77571
281-471-4948
thejacobs@ev1.net

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Janiak, Dennis

Served with 2/5 during Tet '68 in Hue city med evac to Da Nang Feb '68.

2564 Marysville Rd.
Altavista, VA 24517
dennis.janiak@abbott.com

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Kaczmarek, Walter

I was in H-2-5, 1st platoon from early December, 1967 until I was Medavaced from Hue City, February 11th. I was known as chief. I have( Gunny) Thomas' latest address if you want it. 787 Chalet Drive


Woodbridge, New Jersey 07095
edkaczmarek@yahoo.com

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Kanik, Tom

Assigned to Hotel 2/5 2nd Platoon Guns 4/69 - 3/70. Would be pleased to hear from other members of 2nd Platoon. I have not contacted anyone since 1970, except for PJ Miller recently. I served with John "Rose" Kratzel, Don Schnitker, Tom Dickson, Bob "Spooky" Devine, Virgil Steward, Bob Woody, Nato, Woodfin T. Harry, Tom Slotkowski, Yokum, Mitch Mahoney, Sgt. Sonny Edwards, Ledbetter, and many other great MARINES.
SEMPER FI

RR#1 Box 256
Jerico Springs, MO 64756
indera@tri-lakes.net

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Kasube, Kenneth

I served with Hotell 2/5 4/66 to 5/67. Talked to Garry Woodruf and Lt. Pendel 12-2012. Brought back a lot of memories. Semper Fi.

328 Duckpond Ln.
Elizabeth, AZ 72531
870-421-1855
kenkasube@yahoo.com

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Keating, Keith

1968 HUE CITY

55 Kashmir Trail
Palm Coast, FL 32164
386-437-4779
keith.keating@med.va.gov

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Keelin, John

I arrive in Viet Nam early Dec. 1967. I was station at An Hoa. I was in Hotel Co. I was wounded January 8, 1968. I was sent back to the state. I was in the hospital around 6 months. I wound like to hear from any one who was in H Company the same time I was in country. I do not remember what platoon I was in.

7747 Greenback Ln.
Citrus Height, CA
270-339-8869
john.keelin2@gmail.com

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Kelly, Martin E. "Doc"

I remember Capt Moffett, Gunny? (sorry), Ssgt Covington-WIA (good friend), Sgt Brown-WIA twice (saved my life from walking into a boobie trap), Cpl "Hound Dog"-WIA (Pointman), Cpl "Peppy"-WIA (Pointman), & "Sonny"-KIA. I would appreciate anyone who remembers "Doc Kelly" to contact me. A few years ago the VA Docs diagnosed my bookoo years of medical conditions due to TBI, from that big boobie trap in the Que Son Mountains. I know you that were there that terrible day, remember. I thank God for the good times I had with my Marines in Viet Nam, and I have always been proud I served with the Marines.

36528 Sierra Hwy
Palmdale, CA 93350
805-607-6393
meckc2121@yahoo.com

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Kellum, Paul

I joined Hotel in California, went to "Owkie" and trained. I the radio operator of 1st platoon and then the CO. I was on Hastings, Prairie, wounded at Tam Ky. I was with Cpl Lawson and Crowder when we got hit on the parade field. My picture is in Larry Burrow's Vietnam Book. I'm the one sitting on the water can. I would love to hear from others who were there.

5889 Northcliff Blvd.
Dublin, OH 43016|
614-846-7616
manateau@aol.com

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Kent, Roland "Jim"

2400 Harvard Way #217
Reno, NV 89502
775-825-1716
zebra58@webtv.net

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Kessler, Ed

I served with 81s from Jan to about June then went to Hotel Co 1st Platoon Charlie squad. I also did demo work when our engineer Paul Barger was gone. I was shot in Dec 69 and sent home. Am OK. Would like to here from some of you.

3922 SW Morton Dr.
Arcadia, FL 34269
863-491-7230
dkarcadia@aol.com

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Key, Randy

Like to talk to anyone from 2/5 1970&1971. Was on LZ Baldy, with 1/7 before they went home and 2/5 took over the hill. Have quite a memory of que son mountains and mon soon season.Played around in the arizona for awhile. Last part of my tour, spent time in alpha 1/1 in cap unit, quang tri province.

7012 West Beloit Rd.
West Allis, WI
keytime@peoplepc.com

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Kildahl, Thomas

January 67 To April 67 , An Hoa

E16970, CTH AF
Augusta, WI 54722-7571
bullfrogtki@earthlink.net

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Kirschke, James

I joined Hotel Company 2/5 from 3/5, just before the Company went north on PRAIRIE, in early Fall,1966. I served mainly as 3rd Platoon Commander with Hotel throughout PRAIRIE. Then down to the AN HOA region, where we subsequently made MISSISSIPPI in antenna valley; and numerous patrols of all kinds.
On the first day of LINCOLN, my eleventh operation, on the last of my many combat patrols, I was severely wounded, and almost died, on January 9. My radio operaotr, Bob Meyer, was mortally wounded next to me. And our Platoon Corpsman, Jerry Holub, was seriously wounded at the same time, as well.
For the only time I even know of, the helicopter pilot, after trying to land in the hot zone, lost his nerve and took off rapidly toward An Hoa. The men I served with then more or less spontaneously stood up, called the helo pilot and said, in effect, "Whoaa! Where are you going? It's not bad down here; look, we're all standing up." Our Company Gunnery Sergeant, Gunny Husak, even removed his flak jacket and skivvy shirt, and said, "Try to land the helicopter on top og the guy with his shirt off, where it's safe"[!]. Our Company Commander, Captain Jerry Doherty, told some of the men nearby that they'd have to stand up, but they did this mostly voluntarily, and there was a quick ripple effect thereafter. Had the men not done this,then I would surely have perished. SEMPER FIDELIS.
Jim Kirschke

James.kirschke@villanova.edu

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Kiser, David

With H 2/5 Nov. 68 - Nov 69. I was 0311, later a Scout Sniper - 8541

PO Box 334
Woodland Hills, CA 91365
818-406-0689
davidvkiserr@yahoo.com

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Kleinot, "Doc" Hank

I served with Hotel company as a navy corpsman from Sept. '69 till maybe Aug.70

2551 Tulip Lane
Langhorne, PA 19053
215-750-7722
osogoofy@verizon.net

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Koerber, Frank

SERVED IN COUNTRY WITH HOTEL 3RD. PLT.70-71 AN-HOA TO LZ BALDY. WE GAVE AN- HOA TO THE ARVNS. YOU KNOW WHAT THEY DID WITH IT; ALSO HAVE PICTURES. I HAVE BEEN COLLECTING NAM MEMORABILIA FOR 20 YEARS AND HAVE A LARGE COLLECTION. I DO DISPLAYS AT SCHOOLS MAYBE I CAN DO SOME GOOD SO THEY DONT FORGET. ALSO WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM LOU ORTIZ ' JESSE MEHIA. HAVE MY OWN PERSONAL MUSEUM ON VIETNAM. GUESS I JUST CANT LOSE IT. WOULD LIKE TO LOCATE GUYS FROM H2/5 3RD. PLT 70-71. WELCOME HOME HORRIBLE HOGS. 78 Gabrielle Dr.
Cheektowaga, NY 14227
716-675-8121
horriblehog@cs.com

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Kohl, Anthony

I served with Hotel 2/5 in 1967. Wounded Sept. 22 1967. Was in rockets

5533 Desertgold Dr.
Cincinnati, OH 45247
513-706-1390
akohl@cinci.rr.com

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Kraljev, Greg

I was a scout/sniper with Hdqts Co. 5th Marines in An Hoa 1969-1970.  I was attached to Hotel Co. for a couple of months in 1969
and would like to be in touch with anyone who might remember me or someone who just wants to talk about the good/bad times in
the Arizona Valley.  I am 6'5" and went by the nickname of "The beak".
Semper Fi

34561 S. Elliott Rd.
Woodburn
503-634-2768
TKraljev@aol.com

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Kratzel, John

I was with 2/5 at An Hoa. Looking for all all my buddies who serverd with me in 67-68 (toengs). love to here from you just talk to tom kanck

tom kanik terry Toengens where in an hoa together my nick name whose ROSE tom got us togher so know I would like to fing you to see if your o.k. friend john kratzel

31 Netcong Hghts #9
07857
973-691-5884
john0273_53@msn.com

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Kratzer, Richard

Hi I was with H 2/5 2nd plt Jan 69 to July 69, nickname "rockape." I would like to here from any one who remembers me. I would like to know if any one remembers Moore and Ledbetter. After July 69. Please let me know. Would like to find them. Great Site.

281 Whitney Creek Rd.
Coudersport, PA 16915
8145-698-2330
richardk69@frontiernet.net

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Kromer, Ken

2nd Plt. 67-68; (1st Lt.);Hue City, Auburn, Essex, Shelbyville. Good to hear from everybody, again. I have been the REUNION CONTACT since 1983 for "H" Co. We have had a good time since. SADDLE UP! Get in touch if you haven't ever or just in awhile. For you that have been in touch previously but not recently, your old address, etc. has long since been reported by the Post Office as "Forwarding Order Expired". I need more current info. SEMPER FI !

373 Dominion Cr.
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-966-6905
icemanhue68@yahoo.com

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Laas, Sherman

With Hotel from Oct. 66 - Oct. 67. Was with Weapons - Rockets nickname "Total"- would like to hear from anyone who serrved with Hotel at the same time, lost track with Mohen (Steve), heard from SGT Mac but lost his number. If anyone has some pictures An Hoa or anyplace else I would really like to see them. GOD Bless all those who served.

PO Box 442
Noel, MI 64854
417-456-1608
lafleyjd@netins.net

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Lafley, John (Cowboy)

I was married shortly after I got back from Nam, I got 3 lovely children . Two boy and a daughter . 31.29 and 25 I have been a firefighter for 28 years. I have like all other firefighters have had other jobs I spent 15 years building swimming pools. I have had my own custom hays service,and have done alot of cement thru out the years.

My wife of almost 30 years divorced me and I am currently single . I am seeing a lovely woman who I met on the internet . She is from Missouri and when I retire next year. She and I are planning to be Married.

Where they got the Cowboy from is that I am originally from Montana I used to Rodeo alot before and after I was in the Marines I plan to move back to Montana after retirement

1325 Claus Rd., Apt#A
Modesto, CA 95355
209-527-9999
lafley@ainet.com

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Lambert, Michael

Plt Leader H 1 with Robert "Rice Paddy Daddy" Pinkerd until Feb 13, 1968 when I was hit with the same round as Capt. Christmas and Lt. Kromer. After 5 days in the Navy Hospital in Phu Bai I returned to Hue' and took over H 2 with Johnnie I. Miller. Stayed H 2 until transferred out of 2/5 at the end of July 1968.

1617 Tappahannock Trail
Marietta, GA 30062
404-731-2662
papalambeer@gmail.com

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Laudolff, John

I Was In 3rd Platoon, Cpl David "barney" Harbin Was My Squad Leader. I Was At An Hoa Until About The Beginning Of Jan 68. We Were Then Moved To Phu Bia. By That Time I Was Radioman For Lt Micheal Lambert. I Was Wounded In The First Night Of The Tet Offensive Near A Railroad Bridge Along Highway One. PFC Paul Carter Jr. Was Killed By The First Incoming Round. Sgt Guy Mcdonald Was Also Wounded That Night. I Am Proud To Have Served In H-2/5 And Thank God I Was Fortunate To Live Through It. Semper Fi.

N3438 Maple Lane
Fond Du Lac, WI 54937
john@laudolff.com

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Lewis, Mark

I was in 2nd Battalion 5th Marines Hotel company in 1968 from Mar to Dec. I was wounded on Dec 8 on operation Mead river. I am curious of the were abouts of the men that I served with. Hoping they are doing OK. Please e-mail any info. on the men.

1809 Cloverdale
Chillicothe, IL 61523
309-274-4905
mslewis70@hotmail.com

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Ligutom, Ray

I served with H 2/5 10/67 - 2/15/68

2653 Whitney Dr.
Alhambra, CA 91803
626-319-4602
ligutom48@yahoo.com

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Loftin, Terry

I served with Hotel 2/5 May '70 - March '71

146 Ptysock Rd.
Doyline, LA 71023
318-745-2539
tloftin8774@yahoo.com

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Logan, Gary

I was with H 2/5 1969-70

322 Butternut Court
Millersville, MD 21108
410-729-7708
glogan@jhmi.edu

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Logue, Pete

54 Wimbledon Lakes Dr.
Plantation, FL 3332
954-424-4406
log50@rocketmail.com

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Lundy, William

1959-1961 During my four tour. Okinawa Camp Schwab was one duty station, stand-by in the Philippines prior to Viet. Floating Battalion Landing team in the southeast Asia area. Semper Fi, the Corp was a great experience.

556 Onondaga
Ypsilanti, MI 48198
734-482-6488
lunwilli@aol.com

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Lunney, William

I WAS WITH HOTEL 4/69-3/70 3RDPLT. LT ERINSWASP.C.IWOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM ANYONE IT'S BEEN TO LONG

5 Normandy Road
So. Hadley Mass 01075
413-533-2349
l8658h25@yahoo.com

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Maahs, James

I served with Hotel 2/5 '70 - '71, 3rd Platoon "Guns" Squad Leader.

35450 Glen St.
Westland, MI 48186
734-721-1628
jmaahs@sbcglobal.net

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Madlem, Ron

Well, I served with Weapons Company 2/5 from 1987 until about 1990 at which point I made a transfer to the air wing. I beleive at one time the Weapons Company was called Hotel Company. I was in the 81mm's Platoon. It was some great times, both overseas, and in the States. Semper Fi!

1426 Beech Tree Drive
Greenbay, WI 54304
920-429-0293
madog23546@aol.com

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Maggitt, Clark

I served with 2/5 June or July 1968 Hotel 2nd Plt

cla_mag@msn.com

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Mahoney, Michael

I served with Hotel 2/5 5/14/69 - 5/3/70

mdm1950@att.net

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Maldonado, Robert (Bob)

Wounded three times at Hue City, I was a radioman under Corporal Bob Meadows. My Lt. was Leo Myers. I'm looking forward to a reunion with both of them in October in Jacksonville, Fla. Hope more people Hotel Company guys get in touch so they can attend.

7791 W. Rusty Nail Lane #1
Tucson, AZ 85735
520-578-0109
valnbob@theriver.com

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Maloney, John

Please add Capt Maloney to the roster. He was killed in action while serving this great country and more importantly, the United States Marine Corps. He served in 2/5 two different times ('91, '99 - '00) and I knew him as 81's platoon commander.

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Mangilit, Ron

I was with Hotel 2/5 from Oct 67 thru Sept 68. Spent most of my time with the 2nd squad of the 2nd Platoon. I remember Tom Zangrilli, Mike Osuch, Jeff Wright, John Henry. We had some good as well as bad times. Would love to hear from any of these guys.

Served with Hotel 2/5 from 10/67 Thru 9/68
Met up with my people in Mayport 2002. Hope to meet up with more of you. I am the Blindman from the " Horrible, Hungry, Horny hog "

70 West Street
Harrison, NY 10528
347-203-9434
ronhonest@excite.com

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Marrocco, Thomas

I served with Hotel Company from July 1970 until H 2/5 left Vietnam around March or April 1971. At that time I was transfered to H&S 1/1 outside DaNang. I was part of "little whiskey" 60mm when with Hotel Company. My company commander's name was Captain Moffett(not sure of the spelling).

32 Snowy Owl Ridge
Rochester, NY 14612-2970
t_marrocco@hotmail.com

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Marcy, Dan

I served in H&S 2/5 '98 - '01. Looking for some of my old buddies down at the Comm shop. Give me a ring (leave a message)!

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McAnally, Dan

I served with E 2/5 1970 - 1971. I'm looking for a few buddies to contact.

41 Heathercroft
Egg Harbor Twp, NJ 08234-4605
609-484-8558
daniel.mcanally@aol.com

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McCoy, Charles

69/70.... Arizona Territory area

tonne_m@hotmail.com

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McDonald, Guy

I SERVED WITH HOTEL 2/5 IN VIET NAM FROM JAN 1967-FEB1968. I WAS AWARDED THE SILVER STAR AND PURPLE HEART FOR ACTIONS ON FIRST NIGHT OF TET. I WAS THE PLT SGT 3RD PLT. I RETIRED FROM THE CORPS IN AUG 1983. I WAS CALLED INTO THE MINISTRY ABOUT 3 YEARS AGO. WE HAVE A STORE FRONT CHURCH AT THIS TIME, BUT HAVE BOUGHT AND PAID FOR LAND AND ALSO A 100 x 50 FOOT METAL BUILDING. WE HAD OUR OFFICIAL GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY LAST WEEK, I WISH TO ASK THAT ALL MEMBERS OF 2/5 TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE COST OF ERECTING THIS CHURCH BLDG. I BELIEVE THAT GOD HAS SOME MARINES OUT THERE THAT CAN MAKE A SMALL AND SOME THAT CAN MAKE A LARGE CONTRIBUTION TO THIS ENDEVOR. GOD LAID IT ON MY HEART TO ASK MY BROTHERS TO HELP IN ANY WAY THAT THEY COULD AND WOULD. I KNOW THAT IT SEEMS ODD FOR A MARINE TO BE A MINISTER OF THE GOSPEL BUT IT SHOW YOU THE WONDER WORKING POWER OF GOD WHO WOULD TAKE AN OLD RETIRED JARHEAD AND USE ME IN THE MINISTERING HIS WORD. GOD WILL BLESS EACH ONE OF YOU. ANYONE THAT FEELS LED TO MAKE A CONTRIBUTION CAN MAIL TO THE CHURCH OF UNITY 112 TURNER AVE FITZGERALD, GA 31750. GOD BLESS ALL OF MY BROTHERS AND THANKS FOR ANY AND ALL HELP!!!

112 Turner Ave.,
Fitzgerald, GA 31750
912-423-5522
gtbsm@mchsi.com

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McFarlane, John W. (from a childhood friend)

I am sorry I was not a member of 2/5, but couldn't figure how else to post a message. My childhood best friend PFC John W. McFarlane 1st Plt. H Co. 2d Bn.5th Mar Div.was a member. John and I were best friends and grew up together from the 7th grade. We experienced Boy Scouts, discovered girls and just enjoyed our innocent lives as kids do. He was killed April 11, 1968. I arrived in Country 1 year later and continued to serve 33 years with the Army & Army reserve. Today is Nov 11, 2003 Veterans Day and I thought it appropriate to reflect upon my friend. I am trying to locate the Combat After Action Report for his unit for April 11, 1968. I understand the unit was engaged in operations outside of Hue. I would be interested in corresponding with anyone that could help me in this endevor. Thanks to you all for your service "Welcome Home Brothers".
CW5 John A. Griffith, USAR (Ret).

johngriffith2@aol.com

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McGovern, Jerry

Just like to say high to all the guys that stareted it all. I was among the men of H 2/5 that left Okinawa in April 1966 and boarded the USS George C. Clymer for an ocean cruise to Chu Lai. Anyone remember our first night, on the beach. Then being sent to Hill 10, only to be greated by S/Sgt Guiterrez the next morning (after our first firefight). I still remember him climing the hill and yelling "Good Morning Veterans." I remained with H 2/5 until March 1967, 14 Operations later WIA Opeation Tuscaloosa.

9928 So. Talman
Chicago, IL
773-881-8255
jerrymcg20365@msn.com

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McKay, Harry

I got to vietnam in Feb. 1968. Left as a WIA on Dec.8 1968 while on operation Meade River. I remember the Arizonas, QueSons, Phu Locs plus all the other op,s we were on . Like any infomation on Danny Seay if i can get it . I was with W. Bill Morrison and L. Holderman , he was my squad leader then he left and B. Morrison became the squad leader. He was KIA on Nov. 1, 1968 and i took over as squad leader till i became WIA on DEC.8 1968.

h-mckay@sbcglobal.net

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McMahon, Charles G.

H 2/5 Nov. 67 thru Aug. 68. 69-3rd CAC, H-5, H-6

Recently attended the 2001 Hue City weekend put together by the crew of the USS Hue City. Recommend this event highly for those of you who have not attended this moving ceremony. The young sailor warriors truly enjoy meeting veterans of the Battle.

32 Brittany Lane
Glenmoore, PA 19343-1153
610-942-9758
lonesomeman@verizon.net

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McNulty, Jon

I served with Hotel 2/5 '63 - '64

1128 Roscoe St.
Green Bay, WI 54304
920-499-0888
jmcnultyl@new.rr.com

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Meadows, Robert

My nickname was sugarbear. I was in the 1st plt. H2/5 67 to 68. I was a squad leader in the 2nd squad 1st plt. I was wounded (3) times while in the nam. Last operation is most Hue City. Still looking for Marines who served with me. I have been to some reunions and to the USS Hue City. Would love to hear from anyone. I have a list of men and dates kia or wia.

1129 BreezePort Court
Henderson, KY 42420
270-827-9449
rbmeadows@insightbb.com

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Meiners, Eugene

Joined HS May '67 joined Hotel around Sept. '67 transferred to, recon Bn Dec. 15th '67. AM trying to locate Maj. Robert Layer who was COCO Hotel then Bn S3
Anyone out there know where he is?

1342 Branch Circle
Upland, CA
909-931-0605
eugenemeiners@yahoo.com

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Miller, M.

I served with Hotel 2/5 '67 - '68. Anyone knowthe where abouts of Capt. Jerry Doherty?

PO Box 33471
Northglenn, CO 80233
mooozart7@yahoo.com

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Miller, P. J.

Assigned to hotel co. 2/5 1969-1970 i was assigned to 2nd platoon, I became Charlie squad leader.  I would like to hear from other members of charlie squad and 2nd platoon and other members of hotel co. Who remembers me. Looking for my bros Lt.Turner, SSgt Green, Carl, Steward(Stewwy), Devine(Spooky)Gunners

Lost contact: Mannix, Nato, Woody, Glick, Tsosie, Toledo, Lewis, Oldham, Bogan, Carter, Carroll, Wade, Kendrix, Doc, Garcia, Rice, Moeller, Kanik

I've got alot of pictures. 

Proud and honored to have served with the best men in the world,

Gods speed,
Respectfully,
P.J.
Semper fi hotel 2\charlie

16471 Mayfield Rd.
Huntsburg,Ohio 44046
(440) 636-5283
bo5sox@hotmail.com

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Miller, Richard (Mike)

Proud to have served with Hotel 2/5 December 68/May 69. WIA, 11 May 69 with Armstrong, C. D. Armenta known as Paco and 2 or 3 others. Have one photo of Gill washing my hair on Hill 55? - where the sniper would shoot at us. Would like to hear from anyone who remembers me.

Semper Fi
Mike Miller

20 Flamingo Dr.
Newark, OH 43055
740-745-2024
cheri.miller@adelphia.net

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Moeller, Bob

Served with A squad 1969 - 1970. WIA 5/70. I would like to hear from anyone I served with during that period.

42 Deerfield Drive
Manchester, CT 06040
860-649-4642
rmoeller@snet.net

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Montgomery, James crossRIP 06/04/2013

H Co 2/5 1967 Op Essex casualty. 30 year PTSD veteran with attitude. Been there: done that...survived and still have sense of humor. Semper Fi is life motto. Seeking answers to questions not yet formulated.

From his Daughter: Part of my father died all those years ago in Vietnam. The part that remained went on to have 3 kids and 6 grandchildren. He was loved very much, although part of him was always a mystery to us. It was only in the waning years of his life that we kids began to learn the details of Operation Essex and what he (and you all) went through. Anyone who wants to share their memories of him or their time in Vietnam can email me at smozan@icloud.com. Thank you all for your service to our country. Your sacrifices will always be remembered. Susan (Jim's daughter).

Braddock St - Box 373
Armour, SD 57313

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Moore, Jackie Lee crossRIP 03/01/2011

Was in Hotel 2/5 1968 - 1969. Does anyone Remember Ledbetters?? - Real Name... If so e-mail me (see below). Also would like to hear from Micheal Hughes, Burton, Woody and any other old buddies I served with.

Hey, You Guy's Just Wanted To Let You Know, Am Doing O. K. Thanks To You All For Help After Hurricane Ike. We Would Never Have Made It With Out Your Help, God Bless Each One Of You. We are back in our home!

Jackie passed away on March 1st, 2011, we all miss him very much, he was a kind and loving, husband, father and papa ,whom loved us all dearly, and will be missed for all eternity. He was my soulmate,and still is .Your loving wife

216 E. Oregon St.
Orange, TX 77630
409-886-5257
moore9404@att.net

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Moore, Winfred (Fred)

Was with H 2/5 4/68 to 1/69, was known as "Doc Moore." HM3...

311 Twelve Oaks Ct.
Kennesaw, GA 30144
678-231-9242
fredyatl@yahoo.com

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Mosher, Arthur

JOINED H CO1ST PLT OCT 196. RAN ROAD SWEEPS, TO PHU-LOC BRIDGENIGHT AMBUSHES,PARTICAPATED IN OPERATION ESSEX NOV1967; SPENT TIME IN THE HOSPITAL 1ST MEDBN DANANG. RETURNED TO AN HOA DEC JUST BEFORE CHRISTMAS WAS TRANSFERRED TO 3/5WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM SURVIVERS OF ESSEX. I AM HAPPILY MARRIED AND HAVE HELD SAME JOB FOR 28 YRS SEMPER FI TO ALL MY BROTHERS

5 Holiday Ave.,
Derry, NH 03038
603-432-5647
art@wbstockwood.com

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Murray, Peter

hi i served in 2nd platoon hotel company from oct 1967 to june 1968 at an hoa and phu bi nick named medivac.

120 Union Street
Franklin, MA 02038
markus6768@aol.com

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Nault, Ron

Arrived May '69, 0311 MOS, 0341 Kingfisher Op Liberty Bridge. Assigned to H&S Bn., Supply. Back to World on the USS New Orleans late '70.

5183 NW 1st Way
Pomano, FL 33064
ronnault@comcast.net

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Neas, Stephen (sister of)

Lonnie, Stephen's sister, would like to hear from anyone who knew Stephen. Call or e-mail.

509-325-5008
srdragon2@yahoo.com

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Nee, Peter M. (from a fellow Marine)

Though not a member of 2/5, I am a retired Marine, writing on behalf of another Marine friend, Cottrell Fox, who is looking for anyone who knew an Irish-born Marine, Peter Mary Nee, who was KIA with Hotel 2 / 5 in the Arizona Territory on March 31, 1969.

He is currently corresponding with Nee's sister Imelda in Cashel, Ireland with the intention of erecting a proper headstone at his burial site on a hill high above the town of Cashel.

The purpose is to recognize his USMC service and sacrifice. All he currently knows about Peter is listed on the Virtual Wall website. His sister really knows nothing of his time in 2/5.

They would appreciate any info about his time in 2/5 and particularly about the circumstances of his death.

BTW, My friend was a CAP Marine commander at CAP Hotel 8, 3rd Combined Action Group on 1/31/68 when his unit was overrun as a diversion for the attack on Hue.

Hotel 2/5 had been working their area for a month before Tet and a platoon of 2/5 Marines was located about a mile south of their compound when they were overrun and watched as they fought off the NVA by calling arty and in on their own position.

2 / 5 was later ordered to move into Hue from Phu Bai which was about 10 miles north of H-8. Cot was in the hospital with many grunts at Clark and Tripler in Honolulu so his relationship was forged in blood. He would also appreciate any comments from the 2/5 guys who were on that bridge south of his unit that night.

If anyone has any pertinent info, please contact Cottrell Fox by E at cfox@jwterrill.com or call him at: 314 542 2494 (St. Louis MO)

Semper Fidelis,

F. J. Taylor USMC (Ret.)

http://sites.google.com/site/usmccaposcar

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Neff, Randolph

I was with Hotel 2/5 11/68 - 09/69. Was TACP radio man probably called in your med-a-vac. Like to here from anyone from that time. Enjoy everyday.

PO Box 2117
Lynnwood, WA 98036
206-793-1409
dandkelectric@comcast.net

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Nesbitt, James

Served with C 1/26 at Cobb bridge until they went home in early 1970. Then served with Bravo squad 2nd Plattoon Hotel company 2/5 till going home in January 1971.

49 Horseshoe Lane,
Sulphur, LA 70663-3905
337-626-1523
jenesbitt@bellsouth.net
ICQ: 15728206

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Nickel, Larry

Was with Hotel 2/5 2nd plt. 10/67 to 3/68 spent many days & nights on ambushes mine sweeps An HOA TO PHU LOK. Major Operations Essix,Hue City TET Stand out vivedley.Co's were Captain Bowers,Captain Christmas.Tje finest of leaders I'm proud to have searved under there command.Because of there lesder ship and the men around me I made back to the states.

Just a note to the fellas Larry "triple Nickle" served with. He lost his fight with liver and pancreas problems last summer. I believe he is resting in the Veterans Cemetary in Jacksonville NC. One of the finest friends I ever had. A very proud Marine Viet Nam Vet and a very proud part of Hotel 2/5. Larry always told the story of Hue City and how hard the battle was. He talked of raising a small American flag and how much everyone hated seeing the North Viet Nam flag flying. I worked with Larry for 15 years and miss him a lot. As a former Marine, I just want to say Semper Fi to all the Viet Vets, brothers forever. Steve Tracy 74/78

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Nickleberry, Robert

Served with Hotel 2/5, 67-68 2nd platoon, MOS 0311, wounded in Hue city 68.

6925 Haskell Ave.
Van Nuys, CA 91406
818-464-6625

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Noah, Dennis "Doc"

I served as a Corpsman with Hotel (mainly 3rd platoon) from May 1967 to December 1967. After my tour with Hotel I was with BAS 2/5 in An Hoa and Phu Bai until May 1968. There is never a day in my life that I do not think about the Marines I could not save. May God hold them close-Semper Fi.

1614 Sailaway Circle
Essex, MD 21221-2226
410-409-4241
dnoah2001@verizon.net

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Noble, Johnathon

8908 Beattyville Rd.
Jackson, KY 41339
606-666-7057
bnoble@setel.com

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Norton, Lawrence

8 Howe St.
Quincy, MA 02169
617-472-1846

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Nowak, John Thomas

I am trying to find anyone who knew PFC John Nowak who was KIA on March 16, 1970. Anyone who has any pictures or has info about what he was like, I would appreciate it very much. I am not a family member. He was from my home town. I am putting together a memorial profile of him on togetherweserved.com. Semper Fi, Kevin Sadaj, USMC 89 - 93

Ferndale, MI 48220
ksadaj@bcbsm.com

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O'Brien, Harvey

I'm adding my uncle's name to the member list. He went on to guard Heaven's streets in 2000. He was part of the Transplacement Battalion in June 1961 to 2/9 in Okinawa. I would love to hear from anyone that knew him back then.

Semper Fi Mike Winnie Cpl USMCR 1983-1988

Belleville, MI 48111
mwinnie@att.net

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O'Connor, Dan (Okie)

I was on this site for several years. Asked to be taken off this site when I was going through some tough times with the devils of Nam. The phone calls did not help handling the demonds. I can now accept the fact I made it and so many of my brother Marines did not on Essex. Would like to hear from the men of Hotel 3rd Platoon. I just finished reading " Road of 10,000 Pains " by Otto J. Lehrack. This is the best book anyone could raed about the Marines in 1967 in the Que Son Valley. The cover is of Essex. Every operation in the valley in 1967 is in the book.

2 Tenth Ave.
Saint Albans, WV 25177
304-546-2571
onelegdan@suddenlink.net

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Oliver, Mark "Ollie"

I was with Hotel Co. from Jan. 69 until my med-evac on Oct. 30 69. I was riding in the jeep that "Kelly" was driving. I was on my way back to the bush after my R&R. If anyone out there knows the names of the other two Marines that were in the jeep with us, or how to contact them, I would be forever in your debt. This has to do with long forgotten awards that were to be given. Now that we're getting on in age, my grandchildren are after me to see whatever happened to them. Who knows, it may even help me to finally "come home"

822 Longview Ave.
Green Bay, WI. 54301
(920) 337-4732
olleemg@aol.com

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Pack, Robert

Hospital Corpsman with Hotel Co. and BAS 2/5 from May 67 until Jan. 68. Stationed at An Hoa and the coal mines at Nong Song.

2336 Hickory Ridge Rd.
Lebanon, TN 37087
615-449-3821
rfpack@aol.com

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Padilla, Enrique

Served in Viet Nam at An Hoa 1966 - 1967, when transfered from India 3/9.

3708 St. Andrews Dr. SE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124-2139
505-250-2854
ejpadilla45@cableone.net

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Parker, James

Served 22 Nov 67 to Oct 68. Machine gunner usually with 3rd Platoon, Hotel Company..

5700 Sunflower Ave.
Milton, FL 32570
rtd2phish@yahoo.com

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Parker, Roy

I AM ROY PARKER I WAS WITH H 2/5 FROM SEPT 68 TO JAN 69 .I WAS ON MAMELUKE THRUST SUSSEX BAY ,HENDERSON HILL,MEADE RIVER,I GOT HIT ON TAYLOR COMMON. WE WERE UP IN THE MOUNTAINS BUT I DONT KNOW WHERE .ANY HELP SURE WOULD HELP. ON 28 AUG 68 WAS WOUNDED. 13 JAN 69 RETIRED 1 MAY 69 . I NOW VOLENTEER AT THE RALEIGH N C VET CENTER . I AM THERE ON THURSDAYS . WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM ANYONE WHO WAS THERE WITH ME. THANKS, ROY

1109 Pine Drop Loop SE,
Olympia, WA 98513-6651
roylin1@mindspring.com

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Parton, James

I WAS WITH H 2/5 FIRST PLATOON FROM 1968 THRU 1969. I GOT OUT OF THE MILITARY IN '70 AND ENLISTED IN THE ARMY IN '79. I HAVE JUST RETIRED FROM THE ARMY.

James W. Parton, who served with Hotel company in '68 and '69 passed away on June 18th, 2006.  He had a history of heart problems.  I know he had talked to several of the men he served with through this site.  In his heart, he was always a Marine.  He will be greatly missed by all.          Barbara Parton  

1814 Berriedale Dr
Fayetteville, NC 28304
910-423-2408

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Pederson, Allan

I was with 1st Platoon, Hotel 2/5 from February 1970 until April 22, 1970 when I stepped on a land mine and had my left leg blown off at the knee. My right leg was amputated below the knee later that day in the DaNang Naval Hospital. I was transferred to the Philadelphia Naval Hospital where both legs were later shortened to allow for skin to cover the stumps. I walk with artificial limbs..

46439 E Bighorn Way
Salome, AZ 85348-3620
605-484-4476
allanp@isp.com

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Pena, Jr., Abe

Was with Hotel 2/5 October '68 to April '69. Point man and later squad leader, called "Peanut." Three Purple Hearts & Bronze Star.

2335 Wood Pointe Dr.
Holiday, FL 34691
502-594-7668
lalipena@yahoo.com

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Pennell, Edward

I was rifleman with Alpha squad in Vietnam - 1970, and took over as squad leader after about four months of walkin' point.

Today, I'm an accredited/certifed Veteran Service Officer - so if you need any free assistance with veterans benefits or claims, I've still got the point. - Eddie

129 Kletha Trl.
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
928-773-0084
ejmp3@aol.com

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Perno, Bruce

17 Cornwell Rd.,
Wallingford, CT 06492
203-265-3520
bperno@snet.net

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Perry, L. M. (Mike)

10642 S. 76th St.
Franklin, WI 53132

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Peterson, Jay

Jan. 69 through Jan. 70. I started as radio operator for 1st squad, 1st Plt. With Hotel for most of 69 as a radio operator either at the squad, platoon, or company level depending upon the luck of others. Spent some time at the end of my tour at Battalion with Major Driver. Jim Hayden has loaded some of my photos onto his page and done a great job. He has more so contact him if you think you are in any of them. Semper fi.

1141 Pacific St., Suite I
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 546-9666
jayapeterson@hotmail.com

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Pongetti, Joe

I with H 2/5 Aug '68 - Sept '69. I'd like to hear from anyone who knew me back when - - - -

879 Breeze Dr.
Lake Villa, IL 60046
847-265-0676
joe.pongetti@comcast.net

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Potter, Darrell

Was with Hotel 2/5 '70 - '71. 7th Marines pulled out to H 2/5

4314 Hearthside
Traverse City, MI 49684
darrell_potter@yahoo.com

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Prater, James

I served in Vietnam with Hotel Co. 2/5 in 1966. I was injured in the Chu Lai/Red Hill area on July 17, 1966 and transported back to the states. At that time, a fellow Marine beside me was also injured. I would like to hear from Marines who served with me.

vietnamvet123@yahoo.com

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Prims, Phil

April-Nov.69. Marble Mountain and An Hoa. Would love to hear from other 2/5ers. Looking for Bruce Perno who I haven't seen in 35 years.

Welcome Home, God Bless and Semper Fi

205 Ardmore Ave.
Runnemede, NJ 08078
856-312-0696
usmc68_70@webtv.net

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Pritt, Loren

I served with H 2/5 Oct. '68 - Sept. '69, 3rd Platoo, 4th Squad, 4th Fireteam. Looked forward to going to the H 2/5 reunion in August '08!

5289 Maddison Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95819
916-456-6869
lp@surewest.net

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Quick, Edward

437 Sunset Hill Dr.
Copwell, AL 35054
205-525-4140
eequick@msn.com

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Rader, Steve

3645 Main St.
Slaughter, LA 70777
225-658-0344
ICQ: 2259083
surader@aol.com

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Ralls, Ted "Doc"

Late 1969 to early 1970. An Hoa, Arizona, Bridge on the Perfume River. Lt Stafford,SSgt. Bell, Hotel 2/5 3rd Plt. Don't remember much. Would like to hear from anyone who remembers me, went by the name "Doc Ralls".

545 North Birch Creek Rd.
Corvallis, MT 59828
406-961-3686
diamondt@cybernet1.com

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Rawlinson, Danny

L.Z. BALDY SOUTH VIET NAM

2120 Ave. D
Nederland, TX 77627
mgunner@aol.com

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Reed, Joe

1970-1971 AN HOA AND BALDY H & S CO

7331 Glencliff Dr.
Downey, CA 90240
562-927-4910
drjoereed@msn.com

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Reid, Paul (from a friend)

Greetings H 2-5. My name is Ed Kirby and was In the 3rd 155/175mm gun btry (SP) in Vietnam ,Aug 68 to Aug 69.One of my best friends was in "Hotel 2-5" in late 67 and was KIA on November 6,1967 .His name is PFC Paul Reid.I think he died in a firefight at an area called Duc Duc.If anyone served with him or knows what happened that day I would like to hear from you.He was a great kid and a great loss to his family.He died with 2 months in country and 5 days away from his 19th. birthday.He was born on the Marine Corps Birthday 11/11/48

SEMPER FI...L/Cpl Ed Kirby

ed-kirby@comcast.net

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Rios, Edwin

CANT REMEMBER WHAT TIME FRAME WITH H/CO DO REMEMBER CAPT POOLAW PEE WEE JOHN BUTLER IF I REMEMBER RIGHT CAPT POO GOT HIT ON HILL 29 SLIM LOST HIS PINKY ON THE 60MM WE HAD ALOT OF KIA THAT DAY.DOES ANYONE REMEMBER ME S***BIRD, L/CPL E RIOS USED TO SING ALOT. GOD BLESS

erios63348@aol.com

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Roberts, Oliver "Ben"

I was a PFC "TAD" from "Delta 2/11" to Hotel 2/5 (Horrible Hog) the later part of 1970 and spring of 1971. I was on the "Arty" FO team in the headquarters platoon. My handle was "Twiggy". We operated in the hills between "An Hoa" and "Mt. Baldy" in the "Quang Nam" Province. I think the "CO" was Capt. Black. I am looking for a friend who was "TAD" with us also, who I think called in AIR Support, his name escapes me tho I have his photo, he was an Italian from New York. Also one of the Forward Observers at the time Sgt. Ron Hellie. I would correspond with anyone else who might remember me or either of the men I refered to. Thanks everyone

PO Box 55294
North Pole, AK 99705
907-479-8500
akderelict@aol.com

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Robles, Juan Martin

560 Nash Rd.
Hollister, CA 95023
831-638-4984
robles831@yahoo.com

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Rood, Rod

I was with Hotel from May '69 - Sept '69 as a medic - Doc Rod. LZ Pony stands out in my memory as the "Lt." and I captured a gook along with 1st Platoon!

440 W. Main St.
Pullman, WA
509-334-9525
rrood@wsu.edu

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Romans, Bert

I served with Hotel 2/5 3/66 - 3/67

PO Box 899
Mulimo, OR 97042
classfab@bctonline.com

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Ronald, Miller

I'm trying to find people who served with my brother, he was killed while serving in vietnam of oct. 1966

2143 Co. Rd. 41-So
Pedro, OH 45659
740-533-9103
depriest9@aol.com

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Russell, Steve

I served with Hotel 2/5 Nov. '68 to Nov. '69

1133 Victoria Drive
McCalla, AL 35111
205-426-8216
sleyedwinkie@aol.com

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Sampica, Steven

I was with H 2/5 late April '69 to Dec. '69, 1st Platoon, 1st Squad, 1st Fireteam.

200 Hays E.
Hazleton, IA 50641
391-939-8646
sammarine1969@yahoo.com

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Sanches, Salvador

MY UNCLE SAL SANCHES SERVED WITH H2/5 IN PHUE BIA.VIETNAM.I'M NOT SURE IF THAT'S HOW SPELL IT. BUT ANYWAY HE WAS CALLED OUT TO GO HOME AND BURY HIS BROTHER SSG.RAYMOND I.GARCIA WHO WAS KIA IN QUANG TRI.PROV.SOUTH VIETNAM ON 5/26/68 AFTER THAT HE ASKED TO GO BACK TO VIETNAM. BUT THEY SENT HIM TO HAWAII.HE DOES NOT OWN A COMPUTER SO HE ASKED ME TO SEE IF I COULD LOCATE BUDDIES FROM HIS UNIT H2/5 SO MARINES CAN YOU HELP ME?THANX LOUIE VILLASANA PH#423-332-3652

San Leandro, CA
ezwayz13@aol.com

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Sanchez, Sal

HEY THIS SAL SANCHEZ DON'T CONFUSE ME WITH THE OTHER SANCHES. I WAS WITH 1ST.PLATOON H/2/5/1 MOS 0311 BUT WAS LATER CHANGED.WE WERE @ PHU BAI WHEN I WAS CALLED OUT TO GO HOME AND BURY MY BROTHER SSG.RAYMOND GARCIA WHO WAS KIA IN QUANG TRI ON 5/26/68 IF ANY YOU GUYS REMEMBER ME PLEASE E-MAIL ME.SEMPER FI BROS

San Leandro, CA
ezwayz13@aol.com

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Schappert, Ed

Served with 3rd Platoon Hotel 2/5 in Vietnam in 1970 thru 1971.

22 Mansion Dr.
Swedesboro, NJ 08085
856-467-5377
els11@msn.com

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Schmitt, Richard

Hello to all my Marine Brothers who served in Fox company 2/5. I served in weapons platoon as A 0331 from Aug 78 to April 81...

20150 Linden Ln.
Brookfield, WI
262-782-3358
richrich572@aol.com

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Schofield, Gary

I served in Hotel 2/5 1967 - 1969

dochoops@gmail.com

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Schrimpf, Mark

Transfered from the 7th Marines to H 2/5 1st platoon towards the end of Hue city, Feb. 1968, Medivacted off of train tracks near Hiway 1 in Aug. 1968. Served with Earnest Zipeda, "doc" Gary Seabaugh, Monty, Kirk, Smitty (radio op.), R.G. Miller and others. Hey ya'll, hope your well. Git in touch..

PO Box 1025
Krum, TX 76249
940-368-2117
barsqurtrhorses@aol.com

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Selman, David

I served with Hotel 2/5 1st platoon from March 1970 to June 1970. I was wounded on a mission in the Arizona territory and Medivaced to the states. An Hoa was our rear area I spent time with the platoon on road watch and ran patrols in the Fonons,I think thats how you spell it, and football island. We walked back toAn Hoa from our roadside camp and then went on in country R&R and then went on the mission to Arizona territory where I was wounded by a booby tray on a burial mound.

324 South 600 West
Payson, UT 84651
801-465-9795
drselman333@msn.com

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Serrano, Julio

Hi, everybody. Served with Hotel from August '68 to January '69. Medicvacd back to the states; had a bad case of the crud and my feet got rotted. Does anybody remember me out there? Does anybody remember LB McDonald or heard from him? Would like to hear from someone. Please contact me.

8480 Taft Street
Pembroke Pines, FL 33024
954-432-9567

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Sheppard, Brian

13317 Denver Circle South
Sterling Hights, MI 48312
810-939-6516
sheppard@state.mi.us
Interests: Internet, Sports

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Shirey, Dave

66-67 An Hoa, Hue, Con Tien. I was in weapons platoon, SGT. Looking to reconnect with some of my old bros just to find out how everyone is doing. Anyone heard what ever happened to "maffery" i think that is his spelling...or garcia? both m-60 guns... Semper Fi always!
--Dave

St. Clair Shores, MI
jushirey@gmail.com

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Shockley, Raymond

Service in Viet Nam. Located Chu Lai and Danang areas. Was Corpsman attached to the Marine Corp.

PO Box 1862
Morristown, TN 37816
423-581-0867
rayathome@lcs.net

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Siwicki, Bernie

I was with H 2/5 May '69 - March '70

9706 Turnbuckle Dr.
Burke, WA 22015
703-912-9706
saiwcki@verizon.net

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Slayton, Chester

I served with Hotel 2/5 April 1968 to May 1969. Looking for men who served during the time I served who were in Weapons Platoon.

169 Old Huntsville Road
Fayetteville, TN 37334
931-438-8684
cslaton@fpunet.com

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Smeltzer, Wade

I was with H 2/5 1967-1969. They called me "Hillbilly" (because I was from W. VA). Some called me "Smedley Butler." If we were buddies call or e-mail me. I salute you!

15799 Saint Peters Church Rd.
Montpelier, VA 23192
804-677-5258
wade@basicisp.net

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Smith, Dan "Black Hawk"

My name is Dan Smith and i was the radio operator for the first platoon from late January 68 till mid March 69. these are some names i remember Doc Seabough, Terry Haggy, Mark Schrimpf, Pennycook, Lt. Inman, Jimmy Burton(KIA), Zip short for Zippada. Melvin Johnson. does anyone remember the Lt. with the big handel bar stash. i would enjoy hearing from any one who can help me put more names on my list.

My call sign was Black Hawk I served as 1st platoon radio operator and CO. radio when needed. i have found a few people that made it but as a radio man you put them on a choper and never new who made it. I have found Lt. Inmen and Mark Schrimpf; any one else out there Email me if you would like. Thanks and God bless.

Smitty

44810 Robson
Belleville, MI 48111
734-223-9260
dagsmith@umich.edu

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Smith, Del

I served with Hotel 2/5 1967 - 1968

7311 So. 42 St.
Bellevue, NE 68147
402-733-3834
dellois2@cox.net

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Snell, Donald

Served with company during Tet '68 in Hue.
Wounded outside the Phunan's village complex the same year after moving into Attena Valley. Hospitalized in Great Lakes and returned to 'Nam the following year.
Some might remember me as "Snake".  I was the company scout.

- - - -

I received word from Donald Snell's wife that Don passed away June 4, 2013.

His obituary can be found at: http://retzmemorials.com/obituaries/donald-r-snell-age-65-of-choteau/

Don served with Hotel Company during Hue. Can you please update his info on the Hotel members page.

Semper Fi.

Jay A. Peterson

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Snyder, Rick

This feels a little spooky.  Smedley D Blooper reporting back from civilian life.  Curiosity has a hold on me and I am hoping you guys are still out there and doing good.  Drop me a line.   Let me know.

Rick... Welcome Home!!  Webmaster 2/5

22March99
I was with Hotel 2/5 one bravo from May of 70 to March of 71. Being gung ho and packing the M79 earned me the title, Smedley D. Blooper . Sure would like to hear from the guys I spent the most intense year of my life with.

58783 Hiway 97
Toppenish, Washington 98948
(509) 865-3516
denby9@aol.com

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Sobczak, Chester Jr.

I was with Hotel 2/4 from July 69 until Nov 69,up in the D until they went home then I went to B1/26 from Nov.69 until March of 70, went to H2/5 from that point until I left country in July 70. I have some pictures of liberty bridge alpha squad.  I would like to find Douglas W. Honneycut, (Doug) last known address Corpus Christi, Texas.

I started out with the Fourth Marines in the D it was H2/4, after they went home I went down to the 26th Marines I was in B 1/26, and when they went home I went to the 5th Marines, there I was with H 2/5, I came in country July of 69 was with H2/4 from that time until Nov 69, was with 1/26 from then until March of 70 then went to H2/5 from March until July of 70 when I went home.

James Taco has passed on, he left us two years ago. God Bless him and all before him. Semper Fi!

7013 Monmouth Drive
Joliet, IL 60431
815-436-3722
csobczak@prodigy.net

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Sonderman, Joe

I served with H 2/5 from Oct '68 thru May of '69 at which time I rotated to the BAS. Was a corpsman with the 3rd platoon. Nickname was Doc 250.

The H2/5 reunion was be held in Philadelphia November 8-11 2013. For information please email Joe Sonderman exdoc69@gmail.com or phone him at 614-294-2328

1182 Virginia Ave.
Columbus, OH 43212
614-294-2328
exdoc69@gmail.com

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Sorrentino, Robert

I was at LZ Baldy with Charley 1/7 from 3/70 until 10/70 and then went to Hotel 2/5 until 2/71.

1455 Dallas Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92804
714-809-2625
sorrentinorp@direcway.com

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Spady, Richard

Sept 67-68 Ah Hoa Phu bai Hue City

rlenigma@att.net

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Sparling, James

I served with H 2/5 1957 - 1958

610 E. Bell Rd. #2-165
Phoenix, AZ 85022
480-720-1732
lomarealty@aol.com

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Spring, Donald

Willie Popcorn, Nam, 1968-1969

314 Lawrence Ave.
Columbus, OH 43228
614-446-1372
papaspring1@aol.com

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Stang, Gene

633 S.E. 23rd St.
Vero Beach, FL 32962
772-216-1123
stang@hboi.edu

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Stapleton, James

I served in Weapons 2/5 '97 - '00. We will never forget Capt Maloney.

6471 W. Montebello Ct.
Florence, AZ 85132
480-772-3174
jtstapleton76@gmail.com

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Stefanski, Edward

I served in 2d plt. H Co. 2 Bn, 9 Mar., redesignated H Co., 2 Bn., 5th Mar. on 14 July 16. On return to States from Okinawa, transferred 25 May 62.

3628 W 123 Pl.
Alsip, IL 60803
708-385-4242
ednik3@comcast.net

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Straunch, Chip

I served with Hotel 2/5 May '69 - June '70. Part of "Buckling Bravo" Squad, then took over the Company radio for my last couple of months in-country.

9801 N. Carefree Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46256
chips9801@comcast.net

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Stroupe, Charles "Bo"

I am proud to have a member of horrible, hungry, horny, Hotel 2/5. Hue was 35 years ago this year. I would love to hear from my fellow Hotelers from 1968.

8054 Fairfield Forest Rd.
Denver, NC 28037
704-483-7174
jbstro@earthlink.net

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Sutton, Raymond

70-71 Member of horiable hog company under Capt.Moffett. Med evac for malaria in 70 returned later and left Vietnam with the Bn. on the USS Dever to Camp Pendleton.

5894 Poetry Ln.
N. Ft. Myers, FL 33903
941-997-3702
raykate@mindspring.com

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Swap, Chuck

Hotel Co 3rd Plt Guns 1970/71 Semper Fi 15 years Sober AA Retired Minnesota Air National Guard,I was a a Flying Medic on a C-130 during the Gulf War. I Ride a 2001 Harley-Davidson Road King, Ride with a Christian Motorcycle Club the Bond-Slaves we share the Good News of JESUS CHRIST to all we met on the road of life!!! GOD COUNTRY CORPS SEMPER FI means All Ways Faithful that is just what GOD is! Yes JESUS Loves YOU Really look at the Cross, that is. Semper Fi.

4840 179th Lane NW
Ramsey, MN 55303-3351
763-753-1057
thegoodoctor@comcast.net

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Tahan, Richard

Assigned to H 2/5 at Camp Eagle, Hue Phu Bai. An Hoa. Was a 0331 Machine Gunner and was in Operations: Houston IV, Marmeluke Thrust, Henderson Hill, Meade River and Taylor Common. In and around Horeshoe, Dodge City, Arizona Territory, Cu Ban, Phu Nan, My Loc and The Alamo. It's hard to say who would remember me. So many wounded and KIA that I hardly made friends. The only friends I do remember were Cpl. Dale Keller and LCPL Will Perdue both KIA.

1103-A W. Francis St.
Ontario, CA 91762
909-732-2051
moland4@yahoo.com

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Taylor, Michael (Mike)

I was with Hotel 2/5 Sept. '68 - Oct. '69. Spent most of my time as company clerk & some in the bush. Worked with Carl Abernathy (Abe), Mobray, Sgt. Banker, etc.

1600 Timber Rail Dr.
Washington, IL 61571
309-645-7156
mt71648@aol.com

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Taylor, Milton

I served in 1965, 1966, and 1967 at Camp Pendleton (Camp Margarita), Okinawa (Camp Swab)and in Viet Nam. I was in chu lai and later up north with Hotel 2/5. I would like to hear from anyone who was with the 5th during those years. Anytime really!

745 Paseo Tierra
San Marcos, CA 92078
mctaylor50@aol.com

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Taylor, Robert

PO Box 201
Laguna Beach, CA 92652
949-496-3027
robt451f@home.com

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Terwilliger, Joe

I served with Weapons 2/5 2004 - 2005, Whiskey 3 under Lt. Callahan

10758 Deaner Rd.
Riverdale, MI 48877
989-763-4347
hatetheinjustice@hotmail.com

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Thomas, Frank

I am a snowbird in Florida from Nov thru May and live in Sea Isle City NJ from May thru Oct. Retired as Sgt Major in 1988 after serving 30 plus years in the Corps. Served as Co Gunny Hotel 2/5 Dec 67 thru April 68 then served at Bn S-3 and Regt.as asst. Op chief thru Dec 68.
Many fond memories Usually attend the USS Hue City reunions on the anniversary of Tet.Looking forward to hearing from anyone.

10506 Walnut St. NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33716
727-577-5791
smajtom@aol.com

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Thompson, Arnie

Just checking in found your site was with H 2/5 67

PO Box 3313
Show Low, AZ 85902
bluesilver@cybertrails.com
Interests: Internet

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Tochterman, James (Taco)

Came to Hotel Company in March of 1970. I came from bravo company 1/26 1st mar div. before that I was with lima company 3/4 3rd mar div. I was assigned to 2nd platoon. I became alpha squad leader. I still an in touch with JAUN BEZ 1ST PLT. PJ MILLER 2ND PLT, CHARLIE SQ LEADER, CHESTER SOBCZAK 2ND PLT ALPHA SQ. AND FRANK KOERBER 3RD PALTOON.

Webmaster note: Chester Sobczak (see his info above) notified us that James has died. May he rest in peace - Semper Fi!

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Toenges, Terry

I was in 1 Bravo. 4/69 - 3/70. At An Hoa. Some called me "Terrible T". Seems like I spent most of my time walking point. Carried an M-79 for a couple weeks and humped a Prick-25 on Op. Durham Peak for a couple weeks.  Back then I had blonde hair and 6'4" tall from St. Louis MO.

My Hotel Page

305 Crane St.
Park Hills MO 63601-1903
(573) 518-1262
SargeT@i1.net

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Tompkins, Walter

Served as 2533 radio/telegraph operator with battalion until sent down to Hotel on or about June of 1967. Was radio operator for Capt. Christmas until rotated. Was awaiting transportation when Capt. Christmas was brought in wounded.

16 Shingle Brook Road
Orange, MA 01364
978-544-2930
richarddsmith2@comcast.net

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Treska, Van A. "Al"

I arrived at An Hoa in Dec 67 on the same C123 Provider with 2nd Lt. Mike Lambert and GySgt Frank Thomas. I was assigned to 3rd platoon where I became friends with Joe Flaherty from South Boston who died about a year ago. After moving up to Phu Bai with the battalion in Jan 68 I was wounded two weeks before the Tet offensive broke out and medivaced to Guam. After returning to Vietnam in Apr 68 I was assigned to 1st platoon. In Apr and Jun 68 1st platoon operated along Highway One near the Troi River Bridge. The only designated operation that I took part in was Operation Baxter Garden in Apr 68, a seven day sweep of villages and sand dune terrain in the Hue-Phu Bai area. In May 68 I volunteered to attend Vietnamese language school and was send to Camp Butler on Okinawa for four weeks. What a break/skate that was! In Jun 68 I volunteered for the Combined Action Program and was sent to the CAP school at My Khe (aka China) Beach in DaNang in Jul. I finished the last five months of my tour with a CAP unit south of Chu Lai. In Apr 94 I returned to Vietnam with a group of CAP veterans. I have made six trips back to Vietnam since then. I was married to a Vietnamese woman in Saigon in Jul 96 and ironically enough, we honeymooned in Hue. I have been with the Detroit Fire Department for 21 years. Currently serve as a lieutenant in the fire marshal division.

4508 3rd St., Apt. 19
La Mesa, CA 91941
alexisdetroit@yahoo.com

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Turner, Robert

I served as 2nd Platoon Cmdr in Hotel Co. 2/5 from September 1969 through February 1970. Would love to hear from anyone who served in Hotel Company during this period.

3989 Farrcroft Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
roturner@caci.com

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Truesdale, James

I was with H 2/5 Feb 1968 - Aug 1968. Served as M-60, M-79, 50 Cal. & Rockets (L.A.W.L.S.), Squad Leader.

5525 Doverstone Ct.
Charlotte, NC 28208-2472
704-905-4571
jamestruesda@aol.com

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Tyler, Larry

I was with H 2/5 1/14/69 to 05/19/69. Served as point man and radio operator in the Arizona Territory.

17242 Sierra Sunrise Lane
Canyon Country, CA 91387
661-296-2822
larry@trisysconsulting.com

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Tyner, Frank

I was in 3rd platoon Hotel 2/5 charlie squad in 1970/71. I served with a great bunch of guys, many of whom I see on your members list. It is nice to see this website and I look forward to visitng it regularly.

I recently visited with Dave Crittenden in Portland Oregon. It has been 35 years since we last met and we picked up right where we left off. I look forward to future get togethers.
Frank Tyner

11211 Country Rd.
Dunkirk, MD 20754
301-855-3113
ftyner@ftdata.com

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Valdez, Armondo

Hey Guys my name is Armando Valdez "Hotel Company,2nd Battalion,5th Marines i served from 66-67 mission:secure hill 881. Anyone out there part of my outfit or wanna talk "nam"?

3368 Ave A
Whitecity, OR
541-826-1530
spiritwalker1969@hotmail.com

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Van Leeuwen "Dutch"

I served with Hotel 2/5 '66 - '67

951 Brittany Rd.
Encinitas, CA 92024
760-753-1958
laurenanvanleeuwen@yahoo.com

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Vallentine, Steve

1970-An Hoa. Was a Navy Corpsman with Hotel 2/5. Arizona Territory, Liberty Road, etc.

steve.vallentine@us.army.mil

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Vargas, Antonio

I was with H 2/5 Dec. 1967 to Feb. 1968. MOS 0331, Weapons Platoon. I was wounded on Feb. 14 outside of Hue City, shrapnel in my right eye. Doc and Radioman wounded by the same mortar round.

1326 S. Manhattan Pl.
Los Angeles, CA 90019
323-737-8236
vargas_a@yahoo.com

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Wade, John (from his daughter)

My father John Wade was in Hotel 2/5 in Vietnam from 1968-1970 and was from Massachusetts. I've met another man in his division years ago named Pete Labbe. I have a magazine that had some other names of men he served with and I have a picture of a H/2/5 reunion in November of 1983. Also inherited some pictures from Vietnam that were taken there of my dad's. I was wondering if anyone remembered my father? I am trying to piece together his life. My dad passed away in August 1992 but he is memory lives on still. He had 2 children (my and my younger sister). Any info you can provide is very helpful. Please email me at: bonniewade@hargray.com. Thank you. Bonnie Wade Rogers

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Walley, John Richard (Dick)

Served September 56 to September 58, in 1/5/2/Hotel from Feb 57 to Sep 58; I'm now retired from 35 yrs in Local and Federal Law Enforcement.

6741 Wooster Pike
Cincinnatti, OH 45227
jrwalley@aol.com

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Ware, Roger

I was a corpsman assigned to Hotel in 1967. Spent lots of grunt time at An Hoa, Phu Loc 6, Liberty Bridge area, coal mine at Non Son, and My Loc 2. I also have an old Hotel company roster from 1967. Only there are lots of names on that list who are also on the wall. Remember Sgt Butler, SSgt Stutes(KIA), Irvin(KIA)Braswell(KIA) Baxter(KIA) Ed Nelson(KIA). Anyone remember the night that Cross got KIA near Red Road near My Loc 2.Does anyone remember when Gary Morris, Mansil Hurlburt, John Witt, and I captured that pig. Lots of stories. Drop me a line. Semper Fi. Doc Ware.

(added 23 May 2002)
Since joining this site I have contacted several Hotel 2/5 members from RVN days. I visited with Wayne Carr, Mansil Hurlburt, Hunton Witt in Orlean, VA June 2001. I also saw Charlie Eddy at the VA hospital, Clarksburg, WV and I am helping him with his Purple heart documentation from a combat wound in RVN of 22 April 67. He got hit by a sniper bullet in the helmet and never got counted as a wound. I was there beside him so I am helping him get his award. This was when Hotel was on a search and destroy mission out past the coal mine area near Nong Son. This same day, Cpl Hyziak, Lcpl Evans, and Doc Goodman got shot as I took care of all. PFC Dennis Baxter KIA on "Tuscaloosa" January 67 is buried here in my hometown as he was a personal friend. He was attached to 3rd plt. John Culbertson has written several books about 2/5 in RVN and they are great. I have some nice pictures when Hotel was at China Beach in 67. I would suggest that if anyone has any pictures of guys in Hotel, please send them to the webmaster so they can be posted. SGT Bud Stutes's (KIA) on Swift 9/10/67) daughter and sister have also contacted me through this web site.

181 Weese St.
Elkins, WV 26241-3721
304-636-4365
rrware@yahoo.com

April 1967 H Co. Roster; 1967 Memorial Program; Letter from Doc Ware

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Weddleton, Edward

Hotel Co. 2nd Battalion 5th Marine Regiment. Viet Nam 6/67 through 7/68. Know Ken Kromer, Frank Thomas, Charlie McMahon, and more. Was at AnHoa, Phu Bai, An Lok, tet 1968 in Hue City (WIA ), Highway One, etc. I'm doing OK . The last time I saw anyone was at a reunion in D.C., the one that was after the USS Hue City was commissioned at Biloxi.

Hello to anyone who remembers me!

172 Park Avenue
Worcester, MA 01609
508-797-9198
edusmc1968@hotmail.com

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Weir, Edward

I was with H 2/5 1966 - 1967

72 Killiney Woods
Millville, MA 01529
508-883-3074
mikeyboldy@msn.com

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White, Ronnie "Doc"

I served with Hotel 2/5 may 68-dec 68, with Lt. Lambert, SSgt. J. Miller, rice paddy daddy, doc broadfoot, bleacher, labbe, wilson, zang, stroupe, stevens, Lt. White, smitty, keating(jim bowie), mcmahon, minnix, doc harrell, prada, wade, jimmy west, keller and a bunch of other good marines. Would like to hear from anyone with knowledge of members or just want to connect. I have been to several reunions in D.C./Chicago

616 E. Finch St.
Siler City, NC 27344
919-663-3585
ronniewhite55@hotmail.com

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White, William

I was with 'H' Co, 2/5 in '70-'71 at LZ Baldy, Quang Nam province...I'd like to hear from other vets who were at Baldy at the same time.

124 Unicorn Lane
Huger, SC 29450
843-566-2786
billyw2009@hotmail.com

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Wicks, Carlos

Somtimes called "Sugarbear" - One Bravo Squad Leader, Platoon Sergeant.

128 Edding Lane
Fairview Heights, IL 62208
618-806-5831
wicksone2002@yahoo.com

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Williams, Jr., Charlie

Pendelton, and Okinawa 65-66, Vietnam 66&67

470 Henderson Rd.
Jackson, TN 38305
731-394-1566
wc387@aol.com

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Wilson, Lyndol

Served with H 2/5 2nd platoon as a Rocket Man and later as a squad leader from Nov. 67 to July 68. Have attended a few reunions and the Hue City Memorial. Always a pleasure to reunite with those who care and understand.

I now have 3 grandsons and a grandaugter on the way. I am now retired and enjoy riding my cycle and playing golf. Also enjoy the reunions.

708 N. 5th Street
Okemah, OK 74859
918-623-2504
lyndol.wilson@tinker.af.mil

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Wimbish, Marvin D.

I served with Hotel 2/5 from 68-69 with Sgt A. Bresser, Anthony Garrison, and Lt. McDonald.

Walnut, CA 91789
marvinw@netzero.net

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Wirgau, Rudy

Corpsman for Hotel Company, 2nd Battalion 5th Marines, 2nd platoon from March 1969 to September 1969 looking for Marines I served with, remember Kratzer, Kanik, Budda, Ledbetter, Moore and Devine. Give me a call if you remember "Doc Rudy"

Semper Fi!

3835 Erin Brook Dr.
NewPort Richey, FL 34655
727-375-9084
rfwirgau@msn.com

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Wood, Lester

I was with Hotel 2/5 12/01/65 - 02/24/67

153 Choptank Road
Stafford, VA 22556-1821
540-220-4044
sgtmaj.ret@verizon.net

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Woodruff, Alan

I would like to contact Doc Ware i served with Hotel Co. Oct. 66 Nov. 67 i just found this site today, noticed he had shown an april 67 roster. A\lso theres a picture of a Marine sitting against a wall at Hue City which is of L/Cpl Crum the Corpmen in front of him is Doc Howe I'm sure Doc Ware remembers him. Semper Fi. Gary Woodruff (Woody) H 2/5 3rd Herd

17890 SE 92nd Amory Ave.
The Villages, FL 32162
alanwdrff8@gmail.com

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Wrenn, Bob

I served with Hotel 2/5 4/1977 - 7/1979. Has it REALLY been that long ago?? Ouch! Anybody else on here from that era?

PO Box 38983
Greensboro, NC 27438
336-509-8913
rcbobwrenn@yahoo.com

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Wright, Stanley

I was with Hotal Co. Nov.69-Jan. 70 Then I with to H&S Co. until Oct.70 Would like to talk to anyone that may know me or just want to talk to me. Stanley

89 Shaddow Ave.
Flintstone, GA 30725
706-820-1681
srw81mm@yahoo.com

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Yates, Loyde

Machine Gunner, Weapons Platoon, Hotel Co, 2/5. Served in the Battle for Hue City Feb-Mar, 1968, and was later wounded outside Phu Bai, taken to Da Nang, and 106th General, Japan, and finally Oak Knoll Naval Hospital, in Oakland, CA.

844 N Holliston Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91104
626-781-1905
loydeyates@mac.com

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Yeiter, Steve Utah

Served with H-2/5 2nd platoon 2/68 as 79-man until 9/68, became squad leader until 5/69. Have been to many reunions since 83, when Lt. Kromer took initiative to get us all together. Welcome home Hotel! Enjoy reunions and hearing from any I served with. Semper Fi 2/5 ohhhhhhh RAW!

419 Springhill Circle
NSL, Utah 84054
801-936-8024
syeiter1@msn.com

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Yocum, Francis

I served in May of 69, Hotel 2/5, looking for my old buddies who started in An Hoa, Phoenix etc. Would love to hear from all of you. I have so many photos. Carlos "Paco" Armenta, Woody, Spooky! I really want to reconnect!

Feasterville, PA 19053
215-421-0486
beccapa97@gmail.com

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Zangrilli, Tom

Hotel 2/5, Feb. - July 1968. Rifle Platoon squad leader. Live in Chicago.

Tom Zangrilli of Hotel Co passed away Dec. 2012

219-369-6458
LaPorte, IN
turfmantommyz@yahoo.com

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Zidlicky, Jim

I was with H 2/5 '69 - '70. I transferred from Hotel 2/3, 3rd Marines to Hotel 2/5 in August or September '69, until June '70. We were on Liberty Bridge security and an engineer who was making up tnt charges to toss over the side of the bridge fell off the bridge. I was on guard duty on the bridge when he fell. I thought he was clowning at first, but when I realized he couldn't swim I jumped in and brought him to shore. One of the Doc's came down the shore and took him but I never found out who the engineer was. Anybody remember him? the Doc I believe was the head Doc at the time but names are cloudy after 40 years.

251 Branscomb Rd.
Green Cove Springs, FL 32043
904-294-7795
jimmzidd@aol.com

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Zimmerman, Gregory

My Brother Gregory Neal Zimmerman served in 2/4 and 2/5 Hotel Company Quang Tri from 1969-1970 on his second tour and was wounded in 1970 ending his time in Vietnam. His first tour 1967-1968 was with 1/3, 1/1 and 1/9 Marines in Quang Tri before being wounded with 1/9 in June 1968. If anyone knew him please contact me. I have numerous pictures I inherited from him of Vietnam and would like to forward to anyone who knew him. Sadly to say he survived Vietnam to be killed by a head on crash by a driver crossing the road in 2005. I know he never forgot his time in Vietnam and the individuals he served with.

21520 Betty Ann Court
Los Gatos, CA 95033
408-497-4451
gaelzimmerman@aol.com

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