Maintenance window scheduled to begin at February 14th 2200 est. until 0400 est. February 15th

(e.g. yourname@email.com)

Forgot Password?

    Or login with Facebook
    Defense Visual Information Distribution Service Logo

    The memories never fade: Marines, Vietnam veterans pay tribute to fallen leader [Image 6 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. Milton "Spider" Hoch, a Vietnam veteran who served with Headquarters and Service Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, eats lunch at the Anderson Hall Dining Facility on Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Aug. 22, 2012. Hoch, a native of Portland, Ore., was wounded twice while serving in Vietnam as a radio operator with 2/3. 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.

    LEAVE A COMMENT

    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 08.22.2012
    Date Posted: 08.23.2012 22:01
    Photo ID: 650895
    VIRIN: 120822-M-MM918-006
    Resolution: 2100x1502
    Size: 2.66 MB
    Location: MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII, HI, US 
    Hometown: PORTLAND, OR, US

    Web Views: 166
    Downloads: 5

    PUBLIC DOMAIN