The marines of bravo company who spoke with militarycom said they remain glad that their story was told while some officers, such as 1st lt nathaniel fick , a platoon commander, were generally well-regarded by the junior marines and noncommissioned officers, others were sometimes regarded as incompetent or. Ken pipes, lt colonel, usmc retired the skipper “the skipper” was 29 when he arrived at khe sanh at khe sanh, ken pipes commanded h & s company from september through november, then bravo company from december 1967 through april 1968 he was the assistant operations officer from. Lieutenant colonel brown's include duty at kunsan, korea where she was assigned to the 143d air defense battalion as a fire control platoon leader upon completion of her assignment, ltc brown successfully branch transferred into the signal corps and served as: executive officer, bravo company, 369 signal. Bravo company company commander picture cadet captain miguel caro company executive officer picture cadet first lieutenant karen niu great success you can't ignore pushing limits to the sky keep on fighting 'til we rise dare to try us you will see we're the ones who will succeed hoo-ah bravo.
British companies are usually commanded by a major, the officer commanding ( oc), with a captain or senior lieutenant as second-in-command (2i/c) the company headquarters also includes a company sergeant major (csm) normally holding the rank of wo2 and a company quartermaster sergeant (cqms) of colour. Company b commanding officer captain yu commissioned as a second lieutenant in the marine corps in august 2011 via the officer candidate school captain yu reported to headquarters battalion, marine corps air ground combat center, twentynine palms, and is serving as the bravo company commander. An army brat growing up, the united states army commissioned ltc stuart a second lieutenant in the infantry from north georgia college in 1993 he served as a civil affairs detachment commander during the iraq surge in 2007, after his iraq tour he took command of bravo company 98th civil affairs bn during a.
Page 1 of 2 - khe sanh february 25, 1968 3rd platoon bravo company 1st battalion 26th marines - posted in veteran recollections: 44 years ago today a patrol led by 20 year old 2nd lieutenant, the youngest marine corps lieutenant to complete tbs in 18 years, according to his sister jeanne,. Pfc jim jackson, a bravo bull, almost became one of those stories jackson hiked out to the jungle with lt ronald zinn and his platoon the day zinn was killed, july 7, 1965 the day was a dark one for the bravo bulls because zinn, an athlete in the 1964 olympic games, was one of the company's most.
Editorial reviews review when i read this story some thirty-one years after taking part in the battles described, i recall some of those days and nights more vividly than i ever thought possible fresh out of infantry ocs, 2nd lieutenant dennis riley gets a reality check when he joins his platoon in the hobo woods, south of cui chi, home of the 25th. Bravo company, 2nd platoon leader lieutenant borkowski, 27, of cleveland, was on a mission with a company of the 2-7 infantry, breaching a wall with an armored combat earthmover (ace) on the south side of the highway when the combat in the courtyard occurred he was sgt 1st class smith's platoon leader and.
Lieutenant colonel, retired robert hemphill takes us back to his fighting days in vietnam when he commanded bravo company, 3rd battalion, 25th infantry division--the same unit director oliver stone fought in and presumably based his oscar-winning movie platoon onfresh off a promotion and brand-new to vietnam. Lieutenant colonel mchaty enlisted in the marine corps infantry reserve in 1991 as machinegunner after serving about six years in the enlisted ranks with bravo company and weapons company 1/23, he was commissioned on active duty as a second lieutenant in 1997 in 1998, second lieutenant mchaty served in. The al-janabi family members moreover had been slaughtered by soldiers from 1st platoon, bravo company, 1st battalion, 502nd infantry regiment, 101st airborne division of the us army and the frederick reports that even when they grieved for lost comrades, the battalion commander, lt col.
Spc javier enrique aguilar, 25, was a paratrooper with bravo company, 1st battalion, 508th parachute infantry regiment, 3rd brigade combat team, 82nd airborne division the two-vehicle accident aguilar was a tremendous paratrooper for bravo company, said lt col justin reese, commander of. Submitted: 20030323 16:57:05 1lt steven l baker, usa (intel) billet: unit: 3/ 505 pir s2 82nd abn div citadel class of 2000 home company: echo home city/state: columbia, sc submitted: 20030902 18:40:26 1st lt glenn patrick baker, usmc (infantry) billet: infantry platoon commander unit: bravo company 1/1. b co tactical officer, b co tactical non-commisioned officer , back to military home non-subdued ssi 2jpg false,false,1 isalute sharp hotline (845 ) 659-7467 (877) 995-5247 fvap external links disclaimer - the appearance of hyperlinks to external sites does not constitute.
“generation kill” closely follows the marines in bravo company's lead vehicle there's alexander skarsgård's sgt brad colbert, aka iceman, the team's eric ladin, who played cpl james chaffin, chance kelly, who portrayed lt col stephen ferrando, and owain yeoman, who played sgt eric kocher. Bravo company advisor bravo advisor image lieutenant kaitlin e dryden, a native of staten island, ny, earned a bachelor's of science degree in oceanography and received her commission through the united states naval academy in 2010 shortly after commissioning, she reported to naval aviation schools. Cut off and surrounded, about 5,000 marines and their supporting forces, including the men of bravo company, 1st battalion, 26th marine regiment, seen here, successfully defended khe sanh the base remained relatively quiet for the remainder of the year, according to bravo skipper retired lt col. 5th regiment is named after fallen soldier lt col william e dyess his sister and niece honor his memory at graduation a cadet from 5th regiment basic camp gives his sister, elizabeth nell dyess denman, a platoon photo in honor of her brother's ultimate sacrifice photo by lora sparks after 31 days.