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Near Stafford in Stafford County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

5th Special Basic Class

 
 
5th Special Basic Class Marker - Obverse image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 8, 2007
1. 5th Special Basic Class Marker - Obverse
Inscription.  (obverse)
This monument is dedicated to the 5th Special Basic Class comprised entirely of Marines from the ranks and the first to be based at Camp Barrett
26 May 1951 – 8 September 1951

(reverse)
Buried under this monument are samples of soil representing countries in which members of the 5th SBC served

Designed by
CDR Nelson C. Longnecker, CHC, USNR (Ret.),
a member of Company F of the 5th SBC

Erected by Kline Memorials, Manassas, VA
Dedicated May 30, 2003

 
Erected by 5th Special Basic Class.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Korean.
 
Location. 38° 29.937′ N, 77° 26.383′ W. Marker is near Stafford, Virginia, in Stafford County. Memorial can be reached from Tripoli Avenue.
5th Special Basic Class Marker - Reverse image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 8, 2007
2. 5th Special Basic Class Marker - Reverse
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Marker is located between O'Bannon Hall and Heywood Hall. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stafford VA 22556, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 10th Special Basic Class (here, next to this marker); Quantico Marine Athletes of the Sixties (here, next to this marker); First Special Basic Class (a few steps from this marker); 9th Special Basic Class (a few steps from this marker); 13th Special Basic Course (1952) (a few steps from this marker); 6th Marine Division Medal of Honor Recipients (a few steps from this marker); Basic School Class of 2-1965 (within shouting distance of this marker); Marine Officers Basic Class 6-67 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stafford.
 
5th Special Basic Class Marker - Company E image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 8, 2007
3. 5th Special Basic Class Marker - Company E
5th Special Basic Class Marker - Company F image. Click for full size.
By Robert Lindholm, October 18, 2008
4. 5th Special Basic Class Marker - Company F
5th Special Basic Class and other markers image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 8, 2007
5. 5th Special Basic Class and other markers
5th Special Basic Class Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert Lindholm, October 18, 2008
6. 5th Special Basic Class Marker
Robert Lindholm, Sr. with Robert Lindholm III (Grandson) and Brenda (daughter in law) pointing out his name listed in Company F
5th Special Basic Class and other markers image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., July 22, 2014
7. 5th Special Basic Class and other markers
Marker, sixth from left, at its new location.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 9, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,606 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 9, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   4. submitted on March 18, 2009, by Robert Lindholm of Herndon, Virginia.   5. submitted on October 9, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   6. submitted on March 18, 2009, by Robert Lindholm of Herndon, Virginia.   7. submitted on July 29, 2014, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.

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