Suicide Charley

My first sight of Suicide Charley's skull and cross bones in front of the Co. C.OC. December 14, 1967 [Al Granados]

Christmas 1967

CO Capt Karl Ripplemeier, December 24th or 25th handing out Red Cross and Christmas packages to Charley Marines in front of the COC. Anyone recognize themselves ?

"Party Time"

[left to right] Al Granados, not yet of legal drinking age, Cpl. Bob Angle, and unknown Marine. Christmas 1967.

"Christmas 1967"

[front row] Ernie Salgado (retired as a SgtMaj.), Richard Kardinal (we arrived in Nam on the same flight), unknown Marine, [in the rear] Al Granados, Cpl. Bob Angle, and "Doc" Liekweg.

Photograph's on this page were donated by Alfred Granados who was with Charley Co. 1st Bn 7th Marines in 1967 - 1968.

Victor Vilionis

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