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    in nam 69-70 in cap at cam le bridge was also assigned several med calls at nui kim san near marble mountain looking for any marines out there that may have served with me i cannot remember our cag unit but some reason 2-4 comes to mind we were in the ville east of the bridge. my name is william hodges i was a corp anyone there would remember me because i had a puppy and pet snake. i can only remember one name that was a black marine named sgt. donnolly i am also black from detroit.
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    Gunny, your post about your first time on Baldy is very well said, I was with Hotel 2/7 and remember when we first took over Baldy from the Army in 69.
    Semper Fi,
    Jersey.
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    hello Rodger, read your piece thats wild,i speant some time at dong ha,quang tri , an hoa;plus all around them ,you realy brought back some flashes ,i have big sleeping problems, goin to go ptsd inpatient at va hosp in wym, seem older i got more of the nasty came back,seven week program.heard from other vets its works, be safe bro
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    HAPPY BIRTHDAY ROGER,I HOPE YOU HAVE MANY,MANY MORE.......
    SEMPER FI MY BROTHER and GOD BLESS..........Ed
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    HAPPY NEW YEAR.......ED
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    Happy Thanksgiving from the Quinn family!
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    SEMPER-FI
    Gunny I would like to joint up with your
    Marine I Corp Group.......
    HQ, Mag 12/13, Chu Lai 1960
    Please get back with me. Thank you
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    Hey Gunny,offer still stands,if you needour help just give us a yell....
    SEMPER FI MY BROTHER....
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    Hey Gunny havent heard from you for a long time...
    I sure hope everything is okay...Do you need any help...Let us know..
    SEMPER FI BROTHER...God Bless
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    .....GUNNY...see that you belong to TWS, like me. Are Doc's allowed into that Viet Nam group you belong to? Hope you're OK, "ECFREE" is really a Brother!....SEMPER FI....DOC
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About Gy7ras

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About Gy7ras
First Name:
Roger
Last Name:
Sanchez
Rank:
E-7
Do you own a business?:
No
Where did you attend bootcamp?:
MCRD San Diego
What date did you graduate bootcamp?:
May 1969
What was your bootcamp platoon number?:
1042
Duty Stations:
Camp Pendelton, Twenty-Nine Palms, Camp Lejuene, MCRD San Diego, Okinawa, Vietnam
Year Entered Marine corps:
1969
Year Exited Marine Corps:
1991
Favorite Duty Station:
Okinawa Japan
Favorite Marine:
Chesty Puller
Wars and conflicts you were in involved in?:
Vietnam
Combat History:
Delta 1/7 LZ Baldy Squad Leader, Lima 3/5 hill 34 Squad Leader, Golf 2/1 Marble Mountain Squad Leader, WIA X 2.
Military Biography:
Retired Marine Gunny, 1969-1991
Current City:
Oklahoma
Current State:
Oklahoma
Hometown:
Chicago, ILL
Home State:
Illinois
High School:
Chicago Vocational High
Gender:
Male
Occupation:
Retired, Couch Potato!
Interests:
Everything!
Favorite Quote:
Motivated to the Corps
Favorite Color:
Marine Corps Green
Favorite Movie:
Sands of Iwo Jima
Favorite Book:
Christian Bible

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Vietnam I Corps Marines 1965-1975

by Gy7ras on 10-27-10 at 10:13 AM


Growing up on the south side of Chicago was my whole world as a kid. I came from a poor Mexican American family so going to school and hanging around the neighborhood was pretty much the extent of my life experience.

Marine Corps Boot Camp was my first real experience outside of mommy and daddy's house. When I look back at it now I think to myself, what a way to get started in life. Talk about a rude awakening and culture shock. Nothing like a Marine

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Vietnam I Corps Marines 1965-1975

by Gy7ras on 10-25-10 at 12:52 PM
Vietnam I Corps Marines 1965-1975
Posted Today at 09:40 AM by Gy7ras





I decided that the best place to write about I Corps and my experiences will be on this blog. It gives the members of Leather.com a choice as to whether they want to read it or not!

I Corps in Vietnam for those of us that served there left a deep impression in our minds and that's an understatement! It's with me everyday of my life since I came back

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