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    The memories never fade: Marines, Vietnam veterans pay tribute to fallen leader [Image 1 of 9]

    The memories never fade: Marines, Vietnam veterans pay tribute to fallen leader

    MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, HI, UNITED STATES

    08.22.2012

    Photo by Cpl. Reece Lodder  

    Marine Corps Base Hawaii

    U.S. Marine Gunner and Chief Warrant Officer 3 James Law (center), the 3rd Marine Regiment gunner and a native of Portland, Ore., showcases the unit's newest weaponry to a crowd of Vietnam veterans from 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, and their families during a visit to Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Aug. 22, 2012. Nearly half a century since they fought through hell in Vietnam, approximately 30 former 2/3 Marines and their families visited the base to reminisce on their service and render honor to a brother lost in combat, Sgt. Maj. Wayne Hayes. Hayes was killed in action, Feb. 28, 1967, during Operation Prairie II while serving with many of the 2/3 veterans.

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    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 08.22.2012
    Date Posted: 08.23.2012 22:01
    Photo ID: 650890
    VIRIN: 120822-M-MM918-001
    Resolution: 2100x1437
    Size: 3.22 MB
    Location: MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, HI, US 
    Hometown: PORTLAND, OR, US

    Web Views: 155
    Downloads: 4

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