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There's a Marine sitting inside the bumker also
Cpl. Tom Steinhardt
Bravo 1/26 2nd Platoon Mar. '67 - Mar. '68
Me returning fire at a sniper that had just missed my head by about 1 in. I imediately took evasive action and ran down to 3rd. platoon to get a 14. This took place in Bravo 1/26 2nd. platoon area sometime in Feb. 68. I do not remember the other Marine's name
The Marine on the left is Lt. Colonel Archie Van Winkle both Medal Of Honor recipients
the late General Raymond G. Davis—Medal of Honor @ the Chosen Reservoir in December of 1950, Navy Cross @ Peleliu during World War II. In 1968 he was a Major General and CG of 3rd Marine Division, but was a full General (four (4) stars) and the Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps when he retired in 1972.
26-D COTTINGHAM, Duane Roger E3 0311 227739? 6801,03,04 WIA 04Mar68, KIA 13Jun68
The B&W pic of the crash crew truck, is MSCU base Crash Crew putting out the fire of the 152 C-130 that was shot down on Feb 10 68. 152 KS Ops packed up and closed Jun 68.
The Marine with Tom is Jim Convery
He was the M/G in the third squad area of second plt Bravo. He took over the gun after Cpl Ron Ryan was KIA on 6 March on the C123 that was shot down. He eventually was wounded and evacuated during a rocket attack one afternoon there in our area. He wound up on the evening news in a clip while lying on his stomach on a stretcher while being carried to the BAS. He got schrapnil all over his backside.
26-B2CONVERY, James JE203312337449WIA 20Feb,21Mar68