In Memoriam

MGySgt Frederick A. Avery , 91, of Swansboro, N.C. He served in the Marine Corps from 1945-1968. Throughout his career he was assigned to 1stMarDiv, 2ndMarDiv, 1st MAW and 2nd MAW. He served in Korea in 1951 and Vietnam in 1965. After his retirement from the Marine Corps, he worked as a stockbroker...
DPAA Identifies Remains of Tarawa Marines The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) recently announced that the remains of several U.S. Marines, unaccounted for since World War II, have been identified. U.S. servicemembers who died in the Battle of Tarawa were buried in a number of battlefield...
DPAA Identifies Remains of WW II Marines The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) recently announced that the remains of several U.S. Marines, unaccounted for since World War II, have been identified. U.S. servicemembers who died in the Battle of Tarawa were buried in a number of battlefield...
DPAA Identifies Remains of WW II Marines The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) recently announced that the remains of several U.S. Marines, unaccounted for since World War II, have been identified. U.S. servicemembers who died in the Battle of Tarawa were buried in a number of battlefield...
MSgt Elsie M. Anderson , 94, of Kensington, Md. Her 20-year career in the Marine Corps began in 1953. Following her retirement, she worked as a CPA. She was a member of the Woman Marines Association, serving as treasurer of her chapter. Maj Mordecai “Mawk” R. Arnold , 94, of Fairhope, Ala. He began...
SgtMaj Robert E. Cleary Sergeant Major Robert E. Cleary, who was awarded the Silver Star for actions during the Vietnam War, and was the 10th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps, died in Norfolk, Va., at age 86. Born in Tewksbury, Mass., in 1931, he enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1951. After...
DPAA Identifies Remains of WW II Marines The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency recently announced that the remains of two U.S. Marines, unaccounted for since World War II, have been identified and returned to their families for burial. The Marines were killed in the fighting on Betio Island on the...
DPAA Identifies Remains of WW II Marines The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) recently announced that the remains of several U.S. Marines, unaccounted for since World War II, have been identified. U.S. servicemembers who died in the Battle of Tarawa were buried in a number of battlefield...
DPAA Identifies Remains of WW II Marines The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) recently announced that the remains of several U.S. Marines, unaccounted for since World War II, have been identified. U.S. servicemembers who died in the Battle of Tarawa were buried in a number of battlefield...
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