Leatherneck Magazine

June 2013

Leatherneck Magazine tells the Marine Corps story yesterday, today and tomorrow. We are the Reader's Digest on Marine Corps subjects. A must read for the military historian and all those interested in the United States Marine Corps.

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NE T WORK ING Reader Assistance Edited by Clare A. Guerrero Entries for "Reader Assistance," including "Mail Call," are free and printed on a space-available basis. Leatherneck reserves the right to edit or reject any submission. Allow two to three months for publication. Send your e-mail to leatherneck@mca-marines.org, or write to Reader Assistance Editor, Leatherneck Magazine, P.O. Box 1775, Quantico, VA 22134. 70 LEATHERNECK JUNE 2013 • SgtMaj Pete Seagriff, USMC (Ret), (502) 570-0641, sgtmajsgt@roadrunner .com, to hear from members of Plt 258, Parris Island, 1962. Lena Thompson and Sgt Thomas L. Mitchell (formerly Thomas Hooper) in the 1960s. on behalf of her mother, Lena Thompson, to hear from or about Sgt Thomas L. MITCHELL (formerly Thomas HOOPER), who was stationed at MCB Camp Lejeune, N.C., in the 1980s, and worked at a post offce in Brooklyn, and resided at Graham-Windham Group Home in Hastings on Hudson, N.Y., 1960-70, prior to becoming a Marine. • MSgt James E. Robertson, USMC (Ret), 5 Gentle Ben Path, Ormond Beach, FL 32174, (386) 672-8562, or Doug McSwain, 54 Branscombe Rd., Waynesville, NC 28785, (704) 472-2296, dfmcswain@ bellsouth.net, to hear from family members of PFC George C. MILLER, a machine-gunner who served with the 11th Marines and was KIA on Oct. 2, 1944, during the Battle of Peleliu. Wanted • Marine veteran Joseph Wander, (626) 831-8906, josephdwander@gmail.com, wants a recruit graduation book for Plt 1065, San Diego, 1995. • Former Cpl Carl R. Withey, (315) 6893653, crwithey@twcny.rr.com, wants a recruit graduation book for Plt 193, Parris Island, 1966. • GySgt Bruce M. Rebenstorf, USMCR (Ret), 6016 Stanton Ave., Highland, CA 92346, (909) 838-8340, wants a recruit graduation book for Plt 1043, 1972. • Marine veteran Melvin Sherrod, (415) 236-0510, ncmel2009@gmail.com, wants a recruit graduation book and photos for Plts 3048-3051, Parris Island, 1985. • 1stSgt Raymond W. Meaney, USMC (Ret), 101-28 117th Street Richmond Hill, NY 11419, (718) 849-0882, wants a USMC virgin wool blanket in excellent or very good condition with the letters U.S.M.C. printed on it. Sales, Trades and Giveaways • GySgt Thomas Kendrick, USMC (Ret), (760) 961-0768, tomnann2@me .com, has a photo of Plt 289, San Diego, 1957, for any interested member of that platoon. PFC George C. Miller, foreground, a machine-gunner from Jersey City, N.J., is pictured with his assistant, PFC Yates, on Cape Gloucester. This photograph was taken by a Marine photographer and is on display at the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Va. SGT ROBERT R. BRENNER COURTESY OF SHA-LONDA WATERMAN Mail Call • Mary Anne Fitzpatrick-Barnes, 1327 Tooley Rd. Ext., Attica, NY 14011, (585) 591-0165, to hear from or about Marine veteran Michael SESTIC, from South Chicago, who worked in the motor pool at MCB Quantico, Va., 1960-62, and lived in Arlington, Va., 1966. • MSgt Dennis King, USMC (Ret), 13666 Black Elm Ct., Moreno Valley, CA 92553, (951) 485-8882, kingvqk78@aol .com, to hear from members of Plt 355, San Diego, 1959. • Marine veteran James Mazak, 201 W. 2nd St., Streator, IL 61364, (815) 822-9966, to hear from anyone who served with his late brother, Cpl Joseph J. MAZAK, in Plt 359, San Diego, 1953, or with the 1stMarDiv, Korea, 1954-55. • Marine veteran John Francoeur, 190 Turkey Creek Rd., Clyde, NC 28721, (828) 627-9440, fran_justice@yahoo.com, to hear from those who served in Wpns Plt, Co G, 2d Bn, 8th Marines, 1974-76. • Marine veteran Rick Adams, 5828 E. Cactus Wren Rd., Paradise Valley, AZ 85253, (480) 216-7559, rickadamsjr@cox .net, to hear from Fred McCOLLUM, Don DAVIS, Gene HOLLOWAY and Bob HAWKE, who served with 2d Eng Bn, 2dMarDiv, 1956-58. • GySgt Bruce M. Rebenstorf, USMCR (Ret), 6016 Stanton Ave., Highland, CA 92346, (909) 838-8340, to hear from members of Plt 1043, San Diego, 1972. • Marine veteran Melvin Sherrod, (415) 236-0510, ncmel2009@gmail.com, to hear from members of Plts 3048-3051, Parris Island, 1985, or anyone with Co B, MCCES/MCAGCC Twentynine Palms, Calif., 1985, or anyone in Hq Co, 2d Marines, 2dMarDiv, namely Comm Plt, TOW Plt or Wire Plt, 2/2, 2/3, 2/4, 1/2, MCB Camp Lejeune, N.C., 1985-87. • Former LCpl Michael R. Merrill, 2 Ragged Hill Rd., Milford, MA 01757, (508) 478-3637, (508) 596-7126, to hear from anyone who served with Co B, 1st Bn, 3d Marines, 3dMarDiv, Okinawa, 1963-64. • Sha-Londa Waterman, 311 Kent Rd. S.W., Marietta, GA 30008, (404) 462-7594, www.mca-marines.org/leatherneck

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