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3rd Marine Division members of the 2nd Battalion 9th Marine Regiment in combat patrol during Operation Kentucky II, Vietnam War. In Color.


Patrol by the 3rd Marine Division in Vietnam, In Color


Marines of the 3rd MARDIV man their artillery. 1967. In Color.


3rd Marine Division Vietnam Missing in Action

There are 49 soldiers of the 3rd Marine Division Vietnam still listed as missing in action.

Staff Sergeant Edward E. Beck 26th Marines 08/09/1969
Private First Class Steven H. Bennefeld 9th Marines 07/29/1967
Staff Sergeant Gregory R. Benton 9th Marines 05/23/1969
Lance Corporal James A. Benton 3rd Marines 04/27/1967
Staff Sergeant Michael J. Burke 4th Marines 10/19/1966
Sergeant Reinaldo A. Castro 3rd Marines 04/27/1967
Private First Class Charles D. Chomel 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion 06/11/1967
Lieutenant Colonel Donald G. Cook Headquarters Battalion 12/31/1964
Lance Corporal Blenn C. Dyer 3rd Marines 04/27/1967
Major James T. Egan 9th Marines 01/21/1966
Staff Sergeant Cleveland Evans 3rd Medium Tank Battalion 03/13/1968
Lance Corporal John J. Foley 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion 06/11/1967
Lance Corporal Gary L. Hall 9th Marines 05/15/1975
Corporal Joseph N. Hargrove 9th Marines 05/15/1975
Lance Corporal Michael W. Havranek 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion 06/11/1967
Gunnery Sergeant Di R. Ibanez 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion 06/05/1967
Staff Sergeant James W. Jackson 4th Marines 09/21/1969
Lance Corporal Richard H. Johnson 9th Marines 07/29/1967
Private First Class Douglas O. Keefe 9th Marines 05/20/1967
Lance Corporal John D. Killen 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion 06/30/1967
Lance Corporal James W. Kooi 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion 06/11/1967
Staff Sergeant Leonard J. Lewandowski 4th Marines 10/19/1966
Lance Corporal Ashton N. Loney 9th Marines 05/15/1975
Lance Corporal Ronald L. Longanecker 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion 07/08/1966
Private First Class Danny G. Marshall 9th Marines 05/15/1975
Lance Corporal Thruman J. McManus 12th Marines 06/05/1968
Private First Class Randy N. McPhee 3rd Marines 04/30/1967
Staff Sergeant Richard E. Mishuk 4th Marines 10/19/1966
Lance Corporal David Nipper 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion 11/21/1964
Private First Class Samuel W. Osborne 3rd Marines 04/27/1967
Lance Corporal David E. Padilla 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion 05/18/1968
Lance Corporal Michael J. Pastva 4th Marines 12/06/1967
Lance Corporal Ronald K. Pennington 3rd Marines 04/27/1967
Private First Class Anthony J. Pepper 26th Marines 04/06/1968
Lance Corporal Martin W. Prather 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion 09/05/1967
Lance Corporal William R. Prewitt Headquarters Battalion 08/01/1967
Corporal Gary L. Rehn 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion 11/09/1967
Private First Class Edward F. Rogers 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 9th Marine Amphibious 03/12/1968
Corporal Glyn L. Runnels 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion 06/30/1967
Lance Corporal Edward J. Rykoskey 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion 08/18/1966
Staff Sergeant Orval H. Skarman 3rd Marines 01/15/1968
Second Lieutenant John G. Spindler 3rd Marines 04/21/1968
Staff Sergeant Bruce W. Staehli 9th Marines 04/30/1968
Private Robert J. Todd 3rd Marines 05/09/1967
Corporal James M. Trimble 26th Marines 04/06/1968
Private Monek Weitz 12th Marines 05/25/1969
Lance Corporal Calvin W. Wilkins 3rd Marines 02/08/1969
Private First Class Leroy C. Williams 3rd Marines 05/25/1969
Staff Sergeant Wayne V. Wilson 9th Marines 07/02/1967

3rd Marine Division Vietnam Recovered Missing in Action

There are 33 soldiers of the 3rd Marine Division Vietnam that have been identified and recovered.

Second Lieutenant Heinz Ahlmeyer 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion Missing: 05/10/1967, Recovered: 5/27/2003
Private First Class Daniel A. Benedett 9th Marines Missing: 05/15/1975, Recovered: 8/25/1991
Private First Class Lynn Blessing 9th Marines Missing: 05/15/1975, Recovered: 12/6/1995
Private First Class Walter Boyd 9th Marines Missing: 05/15/1975, Recovered: 12/6/1995
Sergeant Frederick J. Burns 3rd Marines Missing: 01/02/1969, Recovered: 10/4/1994
Lance Corporal Joseph F. Cook 9th Marines Missing: 05/10/1968, Recovered: 9/8/1999
Lance Corporal Gregory S. Copenhaver 9th Marines Missing: 05/15/1975, Recovered: 12/6/1995
Lance Corporal Andres Garcia 9th Marines Missing: 05/15/1975, Recovered: 12/6/1995
Sergeant Edwin R. Grissett 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion Missing: 01/22/1966, Recovered: 1/23/1989
Captain John R. Hagan Headquarters Battalion Missing: 05/06/1969, Recovered: 3/29/1996
Lance Corporal Ralph L. Harper 4th Marines Missing: 06/06/1968, Recovered: 10/19/2006
Staff Sergeant Samuel E. Hewitt 9th Marines Missing: 03/23/1966, Recovered: 6/24/2010
Private First Class James J. Jacques 9th Marines Missing: 05/15/1975, Recovered: 12/6/1995
Hospital Corpsman Third Class Michael B. Judd 3rd Marines Missing: 06/30/1967, Recovered: 6/25/2012
Lance Corporal Kurt E. LaPlant 4th Marines Missing: 06/06/1968, Recovered: 10/19/2006
Hospital Corpsman Ronald J. Manning 9th Marines Missing: 05/15/1975, Recovered: 12/6/1995
Second Lieutenant Donald J. Matocha 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion Missing: 04/05/1968, Recovered: 4/20/2004
Private First Class James R. Maxwell 9th Marines Missing: 05/15/1975, Recovered: 12/6/1995
Hospital Corpsman James P. McGrath 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion Missing: 08/03/1967, Recovered: 6/8/1994
Hospital Corpsman Third Class Malcolm T. Miller 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion Missing: 05/10/1967, Recovered: 5/27/2003
Corporal Jim E. Moshier 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion Missing: 06/11/1967, Recovered: 8/15/2005
Lance Corporal John B. Nahan 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion Missing: 08/03/1967, Recovered: 6/8/1994
Lance Corporal Luis F. Palacios 4th Marines Missing: 06/06/1968, Recovered: 10/19/2006
Lance Corporal Kenneth L. Plumadore 4th Marines Missing: 09/21/1967, Recovered: 6/20/1996
Lieutenant Colonel Charles J. Ramsay Headquarters Battalion Missing: 01/21/1968, Recovered: 1/1/1998
Private First Class Richard W. Rivenburgh 9th Marines Missing: 05/15/1975, Recovered: 12/6/1995
Private First Class Jose R. Sanchez 4th Marines Missing: 06/06/1968, Recovered: 10/19/2006
Private First Class Antonio R. Sandoval 9th Marines Missing: 05/15/1975, Recovered: 12/6/1995
Lance Corporal Samuel A. Sharp 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion Missing: 05/10/1967, Recovered: 5/27/2003
Private First Class Kelton R. Turner 9th Marines Missing: 05/15/1975, Recovered: 12/6/1995
Sergeant James N. Tycz 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion Missing: 05/10/1967, Recovered: 5/27/2003
Private First Class James E. Widener 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion Missing: 06/11/1967, Recovered: 8/5/2005
Lance Corporal Jack Wolpe 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion Missing: 08/03/1967, Recovered: 6/8/1994

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