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

Basic School Class of 2-1965

 
 
Basic School Class of 2-1965 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., July 22, 2014
1. Basic School Class of 2-1965 Marker
Front of the Marker
Inscription.  
In memory of these brave instructors and Lieutenants of C company, TBS 2-65 who served here from August 1964 to February 1965 and entered the Vietnam conflict as one of the first Basic School classes to do so. They Gallantly gave their lives for Corps and Country and their precious lives ended far too soon. We will never forget them and their sacrifices.

Richard J. Sasek, Instructor • Ralph Hines, Instructor
Carson L. Culler • James T. Egan, Jr.
David A. Frederick • Philip B. Hines
John C. Hurst • Glenn E. Insprucker
William F. Mullins, Jr. • Douglas W. O'Donnell
David J. Richtsteig • John S. Sayer
Moyers S. Shore, II • Adam E. Simpson, Jr.
Francis Zavacki

Dedicated to our fallen comrades this 21st day of May 2014

We shall always remember.

 
Erected 2014.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam.
 
Location. 38° 29.962′ N, 77° 26.388′ W. Marker is near Stafford, Virginia, in Stafford County. Memorial can
Basic School Class of 2-1965 Marker</b> (on left) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., July 22, 2014
2. Basic School Class of 2-1965 Marker (on left)
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be reached from the intersection of Gilbert Road and Okinawa Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24164 Belleau Ave, 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. Marine Officers Basic Class 6-67 (a few steps from this marker); 9th Special Basic Class (within shouting distance of this marker); 10th Special Basic Class (within shouting distance of this marker); 5th Special Basic Class (within shouting distance of this marker); Quantico Marine Athletes of the Sixties (within shouting distance of this marker); First Special Basic Class (within shouting distance of this marker); Heywood Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); 13th Special Basic Course (1952) (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stafford.
 
Also see . . .  Basic School Class of 2-1965 Reunion web site. (Submitted on July 29, 2014, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
 
Basic School Class of 2-1965 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, March 12, 2021
3. Basic School Class of 2-1965 Marker
An identical plaque is on the grounds of the National Museum of the Marine Corps not far away near Triangle.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 29, 2014, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 455 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 29, 2014, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   3. submitted on March 12, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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May. 20, 2022