Tag: KIA

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Bringing Home LCpl Barfield

Lance Corporal Jason Nicholas Barfield, 22, of Ashford, Alabama, was killed in action October 24, 2011 in Helmand Province Afghanistan while serving in the war…

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LUMINOUS BASE

A couple months ago, I was contacted by Bruce Williams-Burden, a former Navy Corpsman. Bruce was wrapping up his book “LUMINOUS BASE”, which is a…

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Purple Foxes – February 7, 1969 and 2007

On February 7, 1969, a Marine helicopter crashed in Vietnam, killing six of the seven on board. On February 7, 2007, a Marine helicopter was…

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LCPL Jordan Haerter and CPL Jonathan Yale

Excerpt from a CMC speaking engagement: I would share with you a story that took place back in the spring in Iraq. I say that…

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Paul Melvin Beddoe, KIA Vietnam

PFC Paul Melvin Beddoe was a member of Company B, 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion. PFC Beddoe died Jan. 21, 1968 in a Da Nang hospital, one…