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    The memories never fade: Marines, Vietnam veterans pay tribute to fallen leader [Image 3 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

    Former U.S. Marine Sgt. Randy Shierman (left), a Vietnam veteran who served with Golf Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, examines an M9 service pistol under the watch of Gunner and Chief Warrant Officer 3 James Law, the 3rd Marine Regiment gunner, 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: 650892
    VIRIN: 120822-M-MM918-003
    Resolution: 1400x2100
    Size: 1.87 MB
    Location: MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, HI, US 

    Web Views: 88
    Downloads: 4

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