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HMM-362 Ugly Angels Vietnam Memorial “Wing”

 
 
HMM-362 Ugly Angels Vietnam 1962-1969 Memorial "Wing" image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 19, 2007
1. HMM-362 Ugly Angels Vietnam 1962-1969 Memorial "Wing"
Inscription.
United States Marine Corps
HMM-362 Ugly Angels
Vietnam 1962-1969
In memory of those who paid the ultimate price for freedom.
God Bless - Semper Fi

Lance Corporal Philip R. Anderson – Sunday, November 17, 1968 • Corporal George A. Bird III – Thursday, November 30, 1967 • Corporal Thomas. M Boyd III – Monday, May 13, 1968 • Corporal Joseph H. Brubaker Jr. – Tuesday, February 4, 1969 • 1st Lieutenant Michael J. Carley – Monday, February 27, 1967 • Captain Denver D. Colburn Jr. – Monday, January 8, 1968 • Major Robert M. Cramer – Monday, January 8, 1968 • Lance Corporal Jeffrey C. Crouse – Tuesday, July 25, 1967 • Captain Donnie L. Darrow – Thursday, November 30, 1967 • Corporal Thomas Douglas – Monday, November 22, 1965 • Corporal William E. Franklin Jr. – Monday, February 6, 1967 • Lance Corporal Otis Green – Tuesday, February 4, 1969 • 1st Lieutenant Andrew M. Haglage – Tuesday, February 4, 1969 • Lance Corporal Lantie L. Harris Jr. – Friday, October 11, 1968 • Lance Corporal John D. Harrington – Tuesday, February 4, 1969 • Corporal William B. Hays – Thursday, November 30, 1967 • 1st Lieutenant Lawrence E. Houck II – Tuesday, February 4, 1969 • 2nd Lieutenant Anthony E. Kisucky – Thursday, November 30, 1967 • Lance Corporal Lawrence C. Kleinhans – Friday, October 11, 1968 •
HMM-362 Ugly Angels Vietnam Memorial “Wing” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., April 20, 2008
2. HMM-362 Ugly Angels Vietnam Memorial “Wing” Marker
This picture is taken in its new location, overlooking the parking lot at the National Museum of the Marine Corps.
1st Lieutenant Roger D. Knudtson – Tuesday, February 4, 1969 • Corporal Kenneth N. Mac Beth – Wednesday, June 8, 1966 • Captain Steven W. Martin – Friday, October 11, 1968 • 1st Lieutenant Richard A. Miller – Monday, November 22, 1965 • Corporal John H. Mooney Jr. – Saturday, January 7, 1967
 
Erected 2000 by the Ugly Angels Memorial Foundation.
 
Location. 38° 32.622′ N, 77° 20.467′ W. Marker is near Triangle, Virginia, in Prince William County. Touch for map. Marker is located east, and on the grounds of, the National Museum of the Marine Corps. Marker is in this post office area: Triangle VA 22172, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Second Battalion, 4th Marines (a few steps from this marker); Soldiers of the Sea (a few steps from this marker); Iron Mike (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Once a Marine .... Always a Marine (about 400 feet away); Lieutenant General John Archer Lejeune (about 500 feet away); Alfred Lerner (about 600 feet away); The King's Highway ~ The Potomac Path (about 600 feet away); The Kings Highway ~ Road to Yorktown (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Triangle.
 
More about this marker. This marker was originally located at 38° 30′ 48.32″ N, 77° 18′
HMM-362 Ugly Angels Vietnam 1962-1969 Memorial "Wing" image. Click for full size.
By Http://www.hmm-362.us
3. HMM-362 Ugly Angels Vietnam 1962-1969 Memorial "Wing"
The Helicopter in this picture is the Sikorsky UH-34D Seahorse, which Ugly Angels squadron pilots flew througout their service in Vietnam.
43.01″ W, a site across Kelton Avenue from the base headquarters. It was removed from that location on 13 November 2007 and relocated to the Marine Corps Memorial Gardens, a site near the National Museum of the Marine Corps. Most pictures here on this page were taken at its original location. This correspondent was fortunate to be passing the original site during preparation for moving and contributed to the effort.
 
Also see . . .
1. The YL-37 Group Foundation, Inc. The YL-37 Group Foundation restored and flies the UH-34D seen in picture 2. This link provides a brief history of this UH-34D, its service with the Ugly Angels, and why they keep it flying. (Submitted on October 25, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 

2. HMM-362 Vietnam Veterans Website. (Submitted on October 26, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
 
Additional comments.
1. Dedication Quote
In Vietnam, we went where the fighting took place, and entered the fray, and tried to keep each other alive. Thirty and more years later, we try to help each other make sense of life, and we support our brothers out of an allegiance and loyalty that can only be forged in fire.
      - Rusty Sachs, Quantico Dedication, July 8, 2000
    — Submitted October 26, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
Close up of the Ugly Angels Logo image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 19, 2007
4. Close up of the Ugly Angels Logo

 
Categories. 20th CenturyWar, Vietnam
 
Close up of Air Crew Insignia image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 19, 2007
5. Close up of Air Crew Insignia
HMM-362 Ugly Angels Vietnam 1962-1969 Memorial "Wing" image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 19, 2007
6. HMM-362 Ugly Angels Vietnam 1962-1969 Memorial "Wing"
Picture taken when the monument was in its original location, near the Marine Corps Base Headquarters. The base chapel is in the background of this picture. Its new location is near the new Semper Fidelis Memorial Park Chapel, scheduled for construction in late 2008.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,669 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on October 25, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   2. submitted on April 23, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   3, 4. submitted on October 25, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   5. submitted on October 26, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   6. submitted on October 25, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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