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    SSGT John R. Weyl

    I need some help. I served with SSGT John R. Weyl who was killed in the Beirut Bombing. He is listed as a casualty but they do not say where he is buried. The VA does not list his name anywhere.
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    Platoon 1229 looking for you

    I just had all of the photos from Platoon 1229s boot camp book posted on *********************. I also found my drill instructor after almost 40 years. Sgt Dickerson. I need to hear from Platoon 1229...
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    Marine Corps oriented toys

    Does anyone else collect old toys? I have collected lead toy soldiers for over 30 years and there are many great looking toy Marines. Also Marine toys like Marx Toys Marine Beachead set or Marx Iwo...
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    That episode of Law and Order was a rerun. I...

    That episode of Law and Order was a rerun. I remember watching movie about a Marine years back and he not only had the wrong ribbons for the war he was in but they kept swapping them around from...
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    Jim Grimes PLT 1229 looking for member

    I am trying to put together a reunion of platoon 1229 which started bootcamp of 12/29/69. There were about 15 of us from the Kansas City area. I would also like to hear from anyone who served with...
  6. Help find out which issue of Leatherneck

    I have a pretty good collection of old Leathernecks going back to the early 1950s. In one is a picture of a very young Lee Marving in uniform.He is marching in a Veterans day parade as the right...
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    Lee Marvin Photo in an old Leatherneck

    I need some help find out which issue of Leatherneck ran a photo of Lee Marvin in uniform marching with the Marine Corps League as the right guide in a Veterans Day Parade. I have the issue but...
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    Comm Suport Company Kaneohe, Hi

    Love to hear from anyone who was with Comm Support Company from August of 1971 to December of 1972. Captain Godsil, Gunny King, WO Wionowski where are you?
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    40th reunion coming up quick

    On December 29, 1969 I an about 15 other recruits left Kansas City for bootcamp in San Diego. I have neither seen or heard from any of my fellow platoon members since we graduated in March of 1970....
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    Sgt Grimes

    Would love to hear from any of the Marines I went through boot camp with. About a dozen of us left Kansas City, Missouri on Dec. 29th, 1969 and were in ironically platoon 1229. Have not heard from...
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    Platoon books available.

    I have the following available but only if you can prove you were in that platoon or had a family member in that platoon. They are $15 each plus shipping which is exactly what I paid for them.
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    There is only one favorite song were mentioning

    The only song were mentioning is the HYMN. Nuff said.:evilgrin:
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    Hollywood Marine and proud of it

    Platoon 1229. Started boot camp on December 29, 1969. Got discharged December 7,1972. DIs were SSgt Frederich, Sgt Wynn, Sgt Dickerson. Never saw them after bootcamp and have often wondered what...
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    List of Books

    Sorry I do not have a copy of 189. If I did this right a list of what I do have is attached.

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    Did you have to order 2. One for yourself and one...

    Did you have to order 2. One for yourself and one for your mother. Don't know about slow. After boot camp I did not make it home for about an year. By then I had forgotten about it.
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    Sorry but know. Keep looking you never know what...

    Sorry but know. Keep looking you never know what will show up on Ebay.
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    Recruit Graduation Books

    For those of you looking for a copy of your Recruit Training Book try Ebay. I have purchased and sold several there in the past few years. They generally run from $10-20 each. I recently purchased...
  18. Comm Support Company

    I served with Com Support Company from August of 71 until December of 72. I should have also added Gunny King.
  19. Sgt Jim Grimes 69-72 looking for guys he served with.

    Sgt. Jim Grmes 69-72 looking for Marines he served with. Would like to find Captain Godsil, Gunny Cook,Sgt Mulvaney, PVT Ed Hensley. Anyone knowing the where abouts of any of these Marines please...
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    The Marine Who lived 100 years

    Okay one more time. Anyone ever come across a copy of this short film? It was broadcast in 1952 on Cavalcade of America and starred Ward Bond as Lou Diamond. I remember seeing this film in bootcamp...
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    Fat guy uniforms

    anyone know where you can get Marine Corps Greens in sizes larger than what they sell at the PX?
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    Sgt Jim Grimes looking for old buddies

    I would truly love to hear from anyone I served with. I was in Platoon 1229 that started on 12/29/69 and graduated in March of 1970. I would like to hear from anyone who went through Communications...
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    Drill Instructor Roster Needed

    Like many former Marines I owe a lot to my drill instructors. It would be nice if there were someway to contact them or just leave them a message. I went through boot from December of 69 to March of...
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    Try Ebay

    Try searching on Ebay. I have several I purchased. Lots of listings on there now.
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    Comm Spt at Kanehoe in the early 70s.

    Love to hear from anyone who was there from August 71 through December 72. Captain Godsil, Gunny King, or Sgt Hires.
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