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JAMES(DOC) KIRKPATRICK20:56:04 - September 6 2010
RE: Reunion info and fathers info (Thomas Crawford)docusmcrvn@msn.com
I WAS A NAVY, CORPSMAN,WITH BRAVO CO.,1/7,FROM JULY 05,68-12-04-68. I WENT TO THE BAS,HILL 37. ON 12-08-68. ME AND 2 OTHER DOC'S, WERE CHOPPERED TO MEADE RIVER, TO REPLACE 3 DOC'S, THAT WERE HIT ON 12-07-68. I WENT TO, ALPHAH, CO.1/7,1ST PLT..
THE 3 DOC'S AND A MARINE SGT.(UNKNOWN NAME), LOADED, 35-40, KIA'S, ONTO AN ARVN,APC.
THE! SGT. WAS RERUSED, BY AN ARVN, SGT. TO LOAD THE KIA'S. THE MARINE, SGT. OPENED, THE BACK HATCH AND TOSSED THE ARVN SGT., UP THRU THE TOP HATCH! IT! WAS! GREAT!WE! LOADED, ALL OF THE KIA'S.
THE DEVASATION WAS BAD! I! CAN SEE, ALL OF THE KIA'S, EVEN, AFTER 42 YRS..
WE! REACHED THE RIVER AND THE OP.,MEADE RIVER WAS OVER,BUT! THAT! NIGHT, THE NVA, TRIED, TO BREAK OUT, OF THEIR AREA. THE MARINES KILLED AT LEAST 260 OF THEM! IT WAS GREAT!THE FIRE FIGHT DID NOT LAST LONG! THE NVA, TRIED, TO CROSS THE RIVER,BUT THE BLOCKING FORCE, KILLED, THEM! AS THEY TRIED TO CROSS THE RIVER! IT WAS! GREAT!A! MARINE, SSGT. WAS AWARDED, THE MOH,POST., AS HE DIRECTED, HIS MARINES TO KILL, THE GOOKS.HE! WAS A GREAT MARINE!
ON!12-09-68,MY! SQUAD LEADER,TOLD, ME, OF A GUNNY,THAT CHARGED,AN NVA MACHINE GUN EMPLACEMENT AND WAS KILLED,TRYING TO TAKE IT OUT!IS! THE! SAME,GUNNY?
ALL! FORMER MARINES AND FAMILY MEMBERS, OF KIA'S., ARE VERY! WELCOME! TO COME TO THE REUNION!
OUR! NEXT REUNION IS IN, ORLANDO,FLA.,2012. AT THE RAMADA INN.HOPE! TO SEE YOU THERE!
YOU, CAN CONTACT ME@ MY E-MAIL ADDRESS:
docusmcrvn@msn.com

SEMPER FI!
JAMES(DOC)KIRKPATRICK



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