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Triangle in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Basic School Class 3-69

Charlie Company

— September 13, 1968 - February 5, 1969 —

 
 
The Basic School Class 3-69 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), March 12, 2021
1. The Basic School Class 3-69 Marker
Inscription.  
"Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends." John 15:13 KJV

In memory of our classmates & friends who gave their all for the cause of freedom in the Republic of Vietnam

2ndLt Anthony E. Kupka, E/1st Recon, April 16, 1969 • 2ndLt Theodore R. Vivilacqua, H/2/5, May 13, 1969 • 2ndLt Albert O. Nelson, Jr., I/3/5, May 21, 1969 • 2ndLt John H. Lakin, E/1st Recon, May 24, 1969 • 2ndLt William G. Schanck, Jr., D/1st Recon, June 21, 1969 • 2ndLt Albert D. Benson, F/2/5, July 6, 1969 • 2ndLt Philip N. Huth II, G/2/5, July 12, 1969 • 1stLt Cleveland R. Harvey, B/1st Recon, November 18, 1970 • 1stLt John I Lassitter, HML-357/MAG-16, December 4, 1970

"They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them."
From "For the Fallen" by Laurence Binyon – 1914

 
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Location. 38° 32.494′ N, 77° 20.558′ W. Marker is in Triangle, Virginia, in Prince William County. Memorial can be reached from Jefferson Davis Highway (U.S. 1) 0.1 miles south of Joplin Road (Virginia Route 619), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18900 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Quantico VA 22134, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 2d Recon Bn (here, next to this marker); The Basic School, Class 5-69 (here, next to this marker); 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion (here, next to this marker); Marine Corps Mustang Association (here, next to this marker); CO - Major John Antonelli (here, next to this marker); Bravo Company (here, next to this marker); Marine Corps Musicians Association (here, next to this marker); "Freedoms Flying Memorial" (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Triangle.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 75 times since then and 3 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 14, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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