Reunion Information
Sep 11 - Sep 13, 2020: 1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5) (1986-1992)  More Details
Unit Details

Ground Unit
1900 - Present

Not Specified
Notable Persons
1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5) - Cpl Anthony Casamento
Medal of Honor Receipent
1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5) - Capt James Webb
He served as a platoon commander with Delta Company, 1st Battalion 5th Marines. He was awarded the Navy Cross for heroism in Vietnam, the second highest decoration in the Navy and Marine Corps. Webb also was awarded the Silver Star, two Bronze Stars, and two Purple.
1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5) - BGen Walter McIlhenny
Navy Cross For extraordinary heroism and courage as Executive Officer of Company B, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, during a frontal assault upon a strongly fortified enemy Japanese position along the coast of Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, August 27, 1942.
Silver Star For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action while in command of Company B, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, in combat against enemy Japanese forces on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, on November 2, 1942. After a previous attempt to secure information had failed, Captain McIlhenny led a patrol of approximately twenty men to reconnoiter the enemy's right flank and, moving through dense jungle, cleared the zone of hostile snipers and finally reached his objective
1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5) - 1stLt Baldomero Lopez
Medal Of Honor Receipent In Korea, López served as Platoon Commander of A Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division (Reinforced). On September 15, 1950
1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5) - Sgt Rodney Maxwell Davis
Medal of Honor Receipent
Reports To
5th Marine Regiment
Active Reporting Units
Inactive Reporting Unit
2057 Members Who Served in This Unit


  • Watters, Bryan, Cpl, (1987-1991)
  • Webb, Brandon, Sgt, (2001-2005)
  • Webb, James, Capt, (1968-1972)
  • Webb, Reginald, Sgt, (1990-1995)
  • Webb, Sean, Sgt, (1997-2002)
  • Webb, Tommy, Cpl, (1966-1970)
  • Weddell, Isaac, Sgt, (1996-2000)
  • Wegner, Eric, Sgt, (2002-2010)
  • Weibel, Norman, Sgt, (1951-1954)
  • Weimer, Chris, Sgt, (2003-2007)
  • Weimer, Ronald, HM3, (1965-1968)
  • Weisbacker, Shawn, LCpl, (1986-1990)
  • Wells, Charles, MSgt, (1964-1985)
  • Wells, Richard, GySgt, (1973-1989)
  • Wells, William, LCpl, (1961-1966)
  • Welsh, Mike, Sgt, (1965-1969)
  • Wenner, John, Sgt, (1979-1988)
  • Werfelman, James, Cpl, (1987-1994)
  • Western, Don, Cpl, (1969-1970)
  • Westervelt, Scott, LtCol, (1968-2006)
  • Weygint, Richard, LCpl, (1981-1986)
  • Wheeler, Brian, GySgt, (1982-1998)
  • Wheeler, R Michael, Cpl, (1963-1968)
  • Whisky, Roger, LCpl, (1982-1986)
  • White - McCoy, Dennis, Cpl, (1969-1971)
  • White, Brandon, Cpl, (1999-2005)
  • White, Chris, Sgt, (1994-1998)
  • White, Larry, Sgt, (1964-1970)
  • Whitfield, Al, LCpl, (1969-1971)
  • Whitt, Keith, Sgt, (1994-2007)
  • Wicks, Boyd W, Sgt, (1999-2003)
  • Widner, Steven, Sgt, (1996-2008)
  • Wiese, Richard, CDR, (2003-Present)
  • Wiggins, Rick, SSgt, (1998-2009)
  • Wigginton, Michael, SSgt, (1990-2007)
  • Wilbourn, Joe, Sgt, (2001-2005)
  • Wilcox, Berl, Cpl, (1981-1985)
  • Wilcox, Joshua, LCpl, (2006-2009)

  Korean Presidential Unit Citation - 1954

Name of Award
Korean Presidential Unit Citation
Year Awarded

Details behind Award:
Not Specified
Last Updated:
Aug 12, 2016
This ribbon does not rate any devices for subsequent awards

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