Shepherd, James, Cpl

Infantry
 
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 Service Details
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Current Service Status
USMC Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Corporal
Current/Last Primary MOS
0317-Scout-Sniper
Current/Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Previously Held MOS
0311-Rifleman
0369-Infantry Unit Leader
Primary Unit
1965-1965, 0311, B Co, 1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)
Service Years
1965 - 1969

Corporal

 
One Hash Mark

 

 Official Badges 

French Fourragere


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 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Being the best ME that I can possibly be! Workshop / Seminar Leader/ Conference Leader; Church Discipleship Training for Men
   
Other Comments:
Having the courage to succeed and the will to prepare to win! (from Basketball coach - Mr. Bobby Knight)
   


Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)/Operation Colorado / Lien Ket 52
Start Year
1966
End Year
1966

Description
Aug 6 – 21; 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines and 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st, 3rd and 4th Battalions Republic of Vietnam Marine Corps and ARVN 35th and 39th Ranger Battalions search and destroy operation to locate and destroy the 2nd NVA Division (AKA 620th NVA Division) in the Que Son Valley, Quảng Nam and Quảng Tín Provinces.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1966
To Year
1966
 
Last Updated:
Jul 26, 2009
   
Personal Memories

People You Remember
1/5 Bravo Company; Welsh (SD); Stokes (St Louis); Carr (NC); Crombaugh (IN); Jimerson (TX); "Thunder" Thornton (MI);


Memories
Hill 54 near Chu Lai; DucBo; Hue; Phu Bai; The absolute camaraderie gained from men who knew their interaction with you at any moment might very well be their last and (sometimes) was !

   
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
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  156 Also There at This Battle:
  • Allen, Bill, Cpl, (1964-1970)
  • Bailey, John, Sgt, (1964-1975)
  • Baker, Bruce, Sgt, (1965-1969)
  • Barber, John, Sgt, (1965-1969)
  • Beckdolt, Mike, Sgt, (1964-1968)
  • Bloom, Richard MacAuliffe, 1stLt, (1962-1966)
  • Boyce, Bill, HM3, (1963-1967)
  • Breeden, John, Cpl, (1963-1969)
  • BROWN, JOHN, Sgt, (1964-1968)
  • Buh, Danny, MSgt, (1965-1986)
  • Burnham, Alan D., Maj, (1963-1976)
  • Butler, Cory, LCpl, (1962-1967)
  • Cage, James, Cpl, (1965-1969)
  • Casey, Tom, Sgt, (1963-1967)
  • Chatman, Milton, Sgt, (1966-1968)
  • Clark, Lendal, Sgt, (1964-1968)
  • Clark, Roger, Cpl, (1965-1969)
  • Clubb, Orville, Sgt, (1962-1966)
  • Crockford, John, LCpl, (1966-1969)
  • Crumbley, George, Capt, (1965-1978)
  • Cummings, Larry, Sgt, (1964-1974)
  • Cutaia, David, Cpl, (1965-1971)
  • Darby, TJ, MGySgt, (1960-1984)
  • Dirmann, James, Capt, (1960-1967)
  • Dumovic, Ralph, Sgt, (1964-1968)
  • Evans, Wayne, Cpl, (1965-1969)
  • Francesco, Gregory, Cpl, (1963-1966)
  • Gainer, Tom, Sgt, (1965-1968)
  • Gamwell, Jr, Edward, Sgt, (1965-1971)
  • Gould, Anthony, Sgt, (1963-1967)
  • Gregory, Carl, Sgt, (1966-1968)
  • Haddix, Douglas Boyd, Cpl, (1965-1966)
  • Harrington, Hayward, Sgt, (1965-1969)
  • Harris, William, Cpl, (1966-1968)
  • Hazelwood, Charles, Sgt, (1964-1970)
  • Henderson, Joseph, Sgt, (1963-1967)
  • Higgins, Lewis, LCpl, (1965-1967)
  • Howe, Mark, Capt, (1964-1968)
  • Jorgensen, David, Sgt, (1966-1969)
  • Kent, Harry, CWO3, (1965-1997)
  • Koprek, Dale, Sgt, (1964-1968)
  • Lively, Marion, LCpl, (1964-1968)
  • Loman, William, 1stSgt, (1965-1996)
  • Lucas, John, Sgt, (1965-1972)
  • Lucas, John, Cpl, (1963-1966)
  • Martin, Don, GySgt, (1965-1999)
  • Merriman, John, HM3, (1963-1967)
  • Miller, William, Sgt, (1964-1968)
  • Misterka, Michael, Cpl, (1964-1967)
  • Morales, Alejandro, Sgt, (1962-1966)
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