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Pastimes : The United States Marine Corps

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To: goldworldnet who wrote (6070)1/1/2017 12:06:38 AM
From: goldworldnet7 Recommendations   of 6203
 
ROLLCALL 2017 Silicon Investor Patriots

New contributions from:
  • Carolyn
  • Gottfried
  • Ken Adams
  • LindyBill
  • Peter van Steennis
  • relewis
  • robert a belfer
  • Vendit™
  • vireya
  • Neeka
ROLLCALL 2017 Silicon Investor Patriots

  • CONTINENTAL ARMY
Neeka — 5th Great Grandfather — Capt. Increase Graham Child (1740-1810) Connecticut Soldiers, French and Indian War, 1755-62, later the Continental Army during numerous battles of the American Revolution 1775-83 Biography-1 & Biography-2
  • US SPECIAL FORCES
Alan Smithee (Brother-in-Law, Lieutenant, US Special Forces Green Beret, Viet Nam appx. 1967-1968)
ManyMoose (cousin - Special Forces Medic, Vietnam era and Central America)
unclewest (Army 1962/1982 - SFTG, 5th SFGA, 3rd SFGA, Berlin Detachment "A", Instructor Jump School)
  • USMC
Alan Smithee (Father, Lt. Col. USMC (Ret.). Served in Korea, Haiti, Okinawa and Vietnam)
Carolyn (Friend - Cy Meyers WWII on Iwo Jima. Currently a PCO in WA - Veterans Tribute)
cjac (Son: USMC, 1989/2001 active, Gulf War, crew chief on C-20)
D. Austin (Father WWII Marine at Iwo Jima - Marine 3rd Division)
DMaA (Uncle - Marine Ranger WWII (recon work on Jap held islands prior to invasion)
Gina Verner (cousin, Marine in Vietnam and Reserve)
Glenn Petersen (Uncle - U.S. Marines, 1941-1945, survivor of Iwo Jima)
Glenn Petersen (two cousins - U.S. Marines, served in Vietnam)
goldworldnet (Dad also) Myself: MOS 2911-Telephone Switchboard Repair (Active 1yr - Reserve 5yr)
greenspirit (nephew-soon to return from Afghanistan)
GROUND ZERO (Wife's Dad - USMC)
jallen (Great grandfather namesake John was with 1ST Maine at Gettysburg, father in Korea and Vietnam)
JDN (USMC as Forward Observer (F.O.) radio operator in Vietnam)
JDN (Brother #3 - Battlefield commission for capturing a Japanese General on Okinawa)
Ken Adams (1955-59, reserve 4 more years. 7th Engineer Battalion, Construction Surveyor & Construction Draftsman)
KLP (great uncle US Marines WWI - killed in action)
LindyBill (Current active duty Marine friend of LindyBill)
ManyMoose (Father, USMC 1938-1946, Staff Sergeant, Recruiter, Navigator-Bombardier PBJ - Mitchell B-25)
ManyMoose (Brother, USMC Vietnam, Aircraft Maintenance and door gunner)
Rick Slemmer (USMC 1972-1979)
RinConRon (Dad is a WWII Marine 1942-45, Guadalcanal and Saipan)
Roebear (Son and Daughter in law serving as Marines in Iraq)
simplicity (other brother-in-law: USMC, 1965-1969)
SULLY (Father WWII Marine at Iwo Jima - 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division)
TideGlider
unclewest (Niece - with the MEU on the East flank from Kuwait to Baghdad)
  • US NAVY
cjac (Dad, Army WWI transfered to Navy)
DMaA (Father - Navy radio man WWII)
Don Rhodes (east coast sailor, precluded V.N. duties)
Don Rhodes (4 cousins Vietnam era)
Geoff Altman, USN, Avionics Technician First Class, 1982-2002 Retired)
Geoff Altman (Dad, Pilot, LCDR USNR)
Geoff Altman (Mother, Aircraft Mechanic, AD2 USN)
Geoff Altman (Brother, LT. Instructor Pilot USN, same brother: USAR Veternary Doctor, Major.)
goldworldnet (Uncle Bill - Navy SEAL UD specialist, multiple Vietnam tours, Commander)
Hawkmoon (Father, US Navy veteran)
JDN (Brother #2 WWII veteran)
Jorj X Mckie (Dad served in the Navy during WWII)
KLP (Son Navy Pilot - "Top Gun"- his CO said...P-3)
KLP (Father's cousin killed in the Battle of Java Sea on the USS Houston)
ManyMoose (Uncle, Navy Seabees, Dutch Harbor, Alaska)
Oral Roberts (Submariner - Shellback & Bluenose - Medically retired)
quehubo (USN Veteran of cold war serving during the great years of the Reagan presidency)
relewis (Father was in the Navy in WWI)
robert a belfer (USN, STGC - retired - "Sonar Technician - Surface" "Chief Petty Officer")
Ron M (USN Civil Engr Corps Viet Nam 69/70)
Tech Master (Field Corpsman)
PROLIFE (Son, Navy communications on Saratoga Carrier in Gulf War 1)
Ruffian (Dad - US Marines in WW2 - Tulagi and Guadalcanal)
Ruffian (Eight Uncles in WW2 - multiple branches of service)
simplicity (Dad: Navy Radioman First Class in World War II )
Still Believing (Both Grandfathers in US Navy, WWII)
Triffin (Uncle: US Navy WWII & Korea)
Triffin (Grandfather: US Navy WWI & WWII)
Vendit™ (Son currently US Navy on the GHW Bush aircraft carrier. (CVN 77) Two Mid East deployments.
vireya (Son) US Navy pilot now deceased in mission 21 Mar 1991
  • US ARMY
aladin (Father: WW2 North Africa, Sicily & Italy - transfered Army Air Corp in England 1944 - served on B-17's over Germany - served Korean War; 32 years retired 1969)
aladin (Paternal Grandfather: US Army, Spanish American War, WW1 - seriously wounded in France)
aladin (Maternal Grandfather: honorable mention Canadian Army - WW1 - France and Belgium)
cjac (Granddad: Spanish-American War, Calvary)
D. Long (Father: US Army, Vietnam)
D. Long (Uncle 1: US Army, Airborn, Korea)
D. Long (Uncle 2: US Army, Korea)
D. Long (Uncle 3: US Army, Vietnam)
D. Long (Grandfather: US Army, mechanized infantry, WWII France, Italy, Austria)
D. Long (Great Grandfather: US Army, infantry, WWI France)
D. Long (Great Great Grandfather: Civil War)
D. Long (Great, etc. Granduncle: US Army, infantry, Civil War)
DMaA (Uncle - Army MP - Present at Japanese surrender and guarded numerous high ranking jap Generals and Admirals)
DanDerr (West Point)
Farmboy (1972-1992, Ret. Master Sgt. - 3 yrs Korea, 6 years Africa/Mid East W/DIA on Embassy and other duties)
Gina Vener (mother, Tec5 US Army, WWII)
Glenn Petersen (Father - U.S. Army 1941-1946, stationed in India)
goldworldnet (Wife's Dad WWII Vet)
goldworldnet (Step Dad stationed in Alaska)
GROUND ZERO (Army 313th ASA Group, 101st Airborne)
Hawkmoon (Army 14 years active/reserve CavScout/Humint'r, 2 years DOD contractor in Iraq)
Hawkmoon (Uncle, Army, Vietnam veteran)
ISH (Germany - 581st ambulance company - Army Medic - 2nd Gen at Landstuhl)
ISH (fishin buddy Owen-enlisted at 16, Pacific theater WWII and Korea / 1st brother killed in WWII, 2nd brother killed in Korea)
JDN (Brother #1 Navy WWII tranfered to Army-Korea)
jlallen
Jorj X Mckie (Uncle) Sgt. Francis Joseph Dietz - Purple Heart - 101st Infantry Regiment, 26th Infantry Division, Died March 18, 1945 in the Battle of the Bulge Buried at the American Military Cemetery in Luxembourg
KLP (Great-great... Grandfather was killed as Army Union/Civil War)
KLP (Great-great... Uncle 24 y/o, joined an Union Iowa Regiment - injured at Pleasant Hill, LA...died as POW)
KLP (more family - War of 1812, Rev War, French and Indian War, Civil War both sides, and at least 2 in King Phillips War)
LindyBill (US ARMY: Shop Clerk, 48th Ordnance co, DS, 54/56 Germany. Grandfather, Major, Philippines, Doctor, Med Corps. 1901)
Many Moose (Father-in-law, US Army Air Corps, 8th Air Force, 306th Bomb Group (First over Germany), First Pilot, B-17, Shot down on 13th mission, POW 2 years, Stalag 3)
ManyMoose (Son-in-law, US Army in service, Major, MD, forensic pathologist - Ft. Lewis Washington)
ManyMoose (Brother-in-law, 1st Lt. US Army, Vietnam era)
Murrey Walker (1966-1968 1st Lt, Army Air Defense - Korea (67-68), last 7 months as Battery Commander, Battery B, 2 Bn, 7th Artillery, 39th Artillery Brigade)
Neeka (Great Uncle U.S. Army WW2)
Neeka (Great Grandfathers in both the Union Army Civil War and Revolutionary War)
PartyTime (Honorably discharged non-combatant conscientious objector)
PatiBob (Father- Army, WWII, demolitions expert. Spent 3 years in a German POW camp)
Peter van Steennis (Army Reserve 1964-70)
PROLIFE (Dad in Germany in WWII)
relewis (active duty U.S.Army at Ft Benning, Ga 1958-60 and active USAR 1960-62)
robert a belfer (Father - Ben Belfer US Army in Europe during WWII, enlisted at age 37)
Robet A. Miller (E-5 computer analyst discharged in 1968)
sandintoes (Father was in the Army Air Corps)
sandintoes (Son was in the Army Engineering division)
sandintoes (Nephew Roger, helicopter pilot, and has already served three tours)
simplicity (Great-Great Grandfather: General Joseph Kershaw, Confederate Civil War General who fought at Bull Run, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, and Sayler's Creek)
stillholding (father served as foot soldier in WWII...lost all his teeth in North Africa)
Still Believing (Grandfather's cousin, was 4 star General in US Army)
Tech Master (Dad was U.S. Army Chemical Corps)
Tech Master (Great Uncle "Georgie" ... purple hearts in WWII (Italy and France) and in Korea)
Triffin (Father: WWII & Korea [3 purple hearts-2 bronze stars-2 silver stars-1 Legion of merit]
Triffin (Grandfather: US Army Medic WWI)
unclewest (step-brother, SFC(P) Billy S, is a Bradley Platoon Sgt., just back from 2nd Bde, 4th ID. Medical returnee due to wounds)
vireya (US Army Security Agency 1955-58)
William Brotherson
  • US AIR FORCE
cjak (USAF ADC, 1961-1965)
Bridge Player (brother - WWII bombardier flew 34 missions over Germany)
D. Long (Cousin: US Air Force, MP, Britain)
Don Rhodes (cousin career officer Vietnam era)
MrLucky "aka Elwood Blues" (4 years USAF with 1 year overseas - also Arctic Bluenose)
Geoff Altman (Sister, USAF Captain Nurse.)
greg s (Strategic Air Command, Titan II intercontinental ballistic missile launch officer, '70's)
lightshipsailor (Son "Jim" ret. LCOL 2009) Last assignment was as a manager in the A-10 Warthog modernization program where he remains as a civilian employee of the USAF.
ManyMoose (Father-in-law, USAAF 1941, Flight Officer, B-17 pilot 12 1/5 missions, POW Stalag 3 two years)
ManyMoose (Brother-in-Law, USAF, Lt. Col.(ret), B-52 pilot, Combat missions during Vietnam War, Instructor Pilot SAC)
Ron M (Father---WWII-Carpetbaggers USAAC-OSS)
sandintoes (Brother was in Air Force)
Stan (Tactical Air Command. Imagery Interpreter Specialist - Vietnam Era)
simplicity (brother-in-law: Lt. Col. USAF, Vietnam, Pentagon)
Tech Master (Brother USAF)
Tom Clarke (Father 25 years USAF)
Tom Clarke (Brother USAF and Air Force Reserve)
Tom Clarke (Brother USAF and Air National Guard)
unclewest (Nephew, USAF CPT, headed to Iraq (2x) in a few weeks. His sister, a USAF LT, is in flight training now.)
Vendit™ (Father was USAF during WWII)
William H Hueb
  • US NATIONAL GUARD
haqihana (49th Armored Division 8 years - activated for the Berlin Wall Crisis)
PROLIFE (NG 1972-1978)
Still Believing (Cousin National Guard)
  • US COAST GUARD
lightshipsailor (USCG) active duty from January 1955 until January 1959 - discharged in 1963 as radioman 2nd class (E-5)
vireya (Father - WWII Coast Guard)
  • MERCHANT MARINES
Neeka (Dad WWII Pacific theater, German POW transport, Korean War)
SULLY (Father WWII Merchant Marine)
  • AMERICAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCES
jallen (Grandfather was with AEF in WWI)
RinConRon (Grandfather was WWI AEF in France, 1917-1918)
  • PEACE CORPS
kodiak_bull
kumar rangan (Ms Lilian Carter - friend of family)
  • FIREFIGHTERS AND POLICE AND OTHER MEDICAL CARE
D. Long (was a volunteer fireman in PA )
ManyMoose (forester for 38 years starting 1962 as a fire lookout. Last year of service 2003 as Regional Inventory Specialist)
TideGlider (Police - State Special Investigations Supervisor)
Wharf Rat (Director of Respiratory Therapy at the Palo Alto VA 10 years)
William Brotherson (Fire Marshall)
  • FRIENDS SUPPORTING OUR AMERICAN HEROES
ManyMoose (draft designation 1Y, turned down by USMC, Vietnam era)
aladin
alanrs
Alan Smithee
albert kovalyov
Augustus Gloop
Bearcatbob
Big Black Swan
Bill
bob
BobP
Brian Sullivan
Bridge Player (4F)
briskit
Brumar89
Carolyn
CF Rebel
CobaltBlue
Copeland
country bob
D. Austin
D. Long
DewDiligence_on_SI
Elroy
Follies
FUBHO
garrettjax
Gina Vener
Glenn Petersen
gotober
Gottfried
greatplains_guy
Hannoverian
Hoa Hao
Honey_bee
Honor First
i-node
ig
J.B.C.
JEB
Joe Btfsplk
Joe NYC
John Carragher
Jorj X Mckie
Justin C
Katelew
KLP
kumar rangan
Lazarus_Long
Little Joe
locogringo
longnshort
MichaelSkyy
miraje
mistermj
MKTBUZZ
mph
Nadine Carroll
Naomi
Neeka
Neil H
Neocon
Oblivious
PatiBob
Patrick Slevin
Paul Smith
Peter Dierks
PlayItDown™
Ponokee
prometheus1976
richard surckla
RinConRon
rudi
Ruffian
sandintoes
Sdgla
SecularBull
SI Ron (Hall Monitor)
simplicity
SirWalterRalegh
skinowski
sm1th
SmoothSail
Stevefoder
steve harris
SteveinTX
Still Believing
stillholding
sullie6
SULLY
t4texas
Tim Fowler
Tim Lamb
Tom Clarke
tonto
Triffin
Victor Lazlo

...and Thanks and Gratitude To All Others This List Has Missed !

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