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    Do you remember a Marine by the name of Gary Douglas who was with 3/6 at Lejeune
  2. Doc...Not too much of a new year here eather, wife and I stayed up flipping channels. Thats about it on this end too!! Sorry for getting back to you too late. Went to Walter Reed with my son in law thursday,got back last night. His father is pretty bad!! Say a prayer for Him!! Retired A.F. 22 1/2 years. Was in Thailand during Nam. Hope you have a Great New ****ing Yeah too Bro.
    ....Semper Fi....Jim
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    JIM....what kind of New Year did you have? Mine sucked....fell asleep on my couch, about 23:30......missed the dam ball drop!! Got 3 calls, from some Bro's, wishing me a Happy F*****G, New Year!! WELL.....same to you, BRO!!....SEMPER FI.....Doc Greek
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    JIM.....HOW ARE YOU DOIN'!! My 38 year old son, and I, went to a Christmas/Family get together with friends of mine. 20 people! Lot's of food, and GOOD company. I hate the holidays, brings back memories of families, of the wounded, and dead Marines, I've treated. Being with friends, and having a fun time, HELPS.....A LOT!! Jim, Happy New Year to you......I'll be thinking of you on the 31st. SEMPER FI, BRO!.....Doc Greek
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    Jim....I'm always here for you, 24/7/365. I live one day at a time.....sometimes, one hour at a time, especially in crowded, public places. I try to prepare for it, but you never know!! At 62, I can't run, and won't....just take my lumps, and give back a few!!.....SEMPER FI.....Doc Greek
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    59....that's NOT OLD!! Sounds like we think alike, I'm making you a friend!.....SEMPER FI.....Dcc Greek
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About OldGruntNamVet
First Name:
Jim
Last Name:
Ridenour
Rank:
E-6
Do you own a business?:
No
Where did you attend bootcamp?:
MCRD Parris Island
What date did you graduate bootcamp?:
Sept. 1967
What was your bootcamp platoon number?:
396
Duty Stations:
Camp Geiger...Combat training
Camp Pendleton...Survival training
Vietnam...2nd.Btn/9th.Mar. Nov.67/Dec.68
Guantanimo Cuba (attached to navy base police)
Camp Lejeune..2/8
Camp Lejeune..3/6
Year Entered Marine corps:
1967
Year Exited Marine Corps:
1973
Favorite Duty Station:
Gitmo
Favorite Marine:
Chesty Puller & Oliver North
Wars and conflicts you were in involved in?:
Vietnam
Combat History:
Gio Linh,Con Thein,Charlie II,Cam Lo,Dong Ha,Camp Carroll,LZ Stud,RT 9, Hill 950, Hill 1015,
Current City:
Myrtle Beach
Current State:
South Carolina
Hometown:
Dawson
Home State:
Pennsylvania
High School:
Connellsville Area
Gender:
Male

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