3rd Battalion 5th Marines Kilo Company

In the summer of 1944 the tide of world war 2 in the pacific had started to bring the battle closer to the japanese mainland.

3rd battalion 5th marines kilo company. Echo company 2nd battalion 5th marines. To change your information or for a member of the association to add or remove your name please click here. This page was last updated september 20 2017. Thurber joined the marine corps in december 1987 where he reported to mcrd parris island sc for recruit training.

The 12 th marine corps district informally referred to as force 12 is comprised of eight regional recruiting stations and one prior service recruiting station located across the western us to include alaska and the pacific islands. In late february 1967 at least two regiments of the first rate 2nd north vietnamese army nva division infested the strategically vital que son valley. Upon graduation in march 1988 he reported to basic avionics school in millington tn. Alphabetical listing by last name.

The battalion is based at marine corps base camp pendleton california and consists of approximately 1000 marines and fleet marine force navy personnel. 3rd battalion 5th marines 35 nicknamed dark horse is an infantry battalion in the united states marine corps. Sergeant major william t. Battle of peleliu background.