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1944 - 1969

The 28th Marine Regiment (28th Marines) is an infantry regiment of the United States Marine Corps. The regiment (inactive since the Vietnam War) which is part of the 5th Marine Division, fought in the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. Six Marines of the 2nd Battalion, 28th Marines were featured in the historical photo by Joe Rosenthal of the U.S. flag raising on top of Mount Suribachi.

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111 Members Who Served in This Unit


  • Aureli, Philip, Sgt, (1963-1969)
  • Baryo, Gerald, Cpl, (1966-1968)
  • Biely, George, 1stSgt, (1964-1984)
  • Brewer, Larry m, PFC, (1968-1970)
  • Brown, Bruce, SSgt, (1968-1985)
  • Butler, Allie, Cpl, (1968-1971)
  • Cannady, Lynn, Cpl, (1965-1969)
  • Davis, John, LCpl, (1963-1967)
  • Drage, Robert, Capt, (1964-1969)
  • Dybes, Frank, Sgt, (1966-1969)
  • Ego, William, PFC, (1942-1946)
  • Gable, Ken, SSgt, (1967-1970)
  • Gasper, Robert, GySgt, (1967-1983)
  • Gilles, George, Cpl, (1967-1969)
  • HATFIELD, FREDERICK, Sgt, (1966-1968)
  • Hayselden, Louis, Cpl, (1966-1969)
  • Holt, Joe, Sgt, (1965-1969)
  • Hurst, Gary (Mike), Sgt, (1963-1969)

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Navy Presidential Unit Citation
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft ... More
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Battle of Iwo Jima
The Battle of Iwo Jima (19 February – 26 March 1945), or Operation Detachment, was a major battle in which the United States Armed Forces fought for and captured the island of Iwo Jima from the ... More
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