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Quantico Marine Corps Base in Stafford County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Special Basic Class

 
 
First Special Basic Class Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 8, 2007
1. First Special Basic Class Marker
Inscription.
We honor the memory of our classmates
of the First Special Basic Class who trained here
October – December 1950 and who gave their lives
for Corps and Country.

     Felix W. Goudelock                       Feb. 2, 1951
     William P. Finch                            Mar. 2, 1951
     Cary S. Cowart, Jr.                        Mar. 22, 1951
     James L Ables                               Apr. 29, 1951
     Robert E. Buchmann                    May 29, 1951
     Robert T. Munday                        May 29, 1951
     Robert J. Baumgart                       June 10, 1951
     Thomas L. McVeigh                    Sept. 11, 1951
     Elmore C. Smith                          Sept. 16, 1951
     Victor Ohanesian                           Mar. 1, 1967

May They Rest in Peace
Dedicated October 20, 2000 by your classmates who will always remember your sacrifice.

 
Erected 2000 by First Special Basic Class.
 
Location. 38° 29.934′ N, 77° 26.378′ W. Marker is in Quantico Marine Corps Base, Virginia, in Stafford County. Click for map. Marker is located between O'Bannon Hall and Heywood Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Quantico VA 22134, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
First Special Basic Class and other markers image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 8, 2007
2. First Special Basic Class and other markers
Marker was moved from its original location here. The First Special Basic Class marker is the middle of these five markers.
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Quantico Marine Athletes of the Sixties (here, next to this marker); 13th Special Basic Course (1952) (here, next to this marker); 5th Special Basic Class (a few steps from this marker); 6th Marine Division Medal of Honor Recipients (a few steps from this marker); 10th Special Basic Class (a few steps from this marker); 9th Special Basic Class (a few steps from this marker); Gonzalez Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Basic School Class of 2-1965 (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Quantico Marine Corps Base.
 
Also see . . .  First Special Basic Class, USMC, 1950. (Submitted on October 9, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyMilitaryWar, KoreanWar, Vietnam
 
First Special Basic Class and other markers image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W.
3. First Special Basic Class and other markers
Marker, fourth from left, at its new location.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,074 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   3. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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