Photos from my collection. Some were provided by Joe Flanagan, who served in my platoon (3rd) in a variety of capacities, including Scout.
Other photos were taken by 2nd Lt James Clifton, 2nd Platoon Leader.
Platoon Leader, 3rd Platoon
D Company, 7th Marines: Korea, 1952
This photo, of some Third Platoon Marines, was taken before I arrived in Korea.
Back row (L-R), Unidentified, Lasoya (Lasara?), Walter Novak, James Doherty, Willard Welch (KIA 07Feb1953)
Front row (L-R), Unidentified, Andy Kowalski, Joe Flanagan (wearing the campaign hat), Dave O'Neill. Marine in front of Flanagan, Unidentified.
Thanks to Don Nickerson for identifying Kowalski.
Guam - Early July, 1952
Enroute to Korea
2nd Lts Tom Rochford, McLaughlan and Bob Purcell.
MLR near Outpost Vegas - Summer 1952
2nd Lt Tom Rochford, Commander, 3rd Platoon
Dog Company, 7th Marines. Modeling the new issued flak jacket.
Cpl Joseph Flanagan - Marine
D Company, 7th Marines, Korea, Fall 1952
3rd Platoon CP
The platoon coke and beer ration outside the 3rd Plt CP on the MLR near Outpost Reno and Vegas.