Images: What’s in a name? Okinawa bases named for fallen heroes [Image 4 of 8]
Photo by 94th Airlift Wing
Camp Kinser: Sgt. Elbert L. Kinser led a rifle platoon with Company I, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division. While moving along a strategic ridge, Kinser engaged in a grenade battle after a sudden, close enemy attack. When a grenade landed nearby, Kinser threw himself onto the grenade to shield his men. He died in the explosion.
Date Posted:07.07.2011 19:04