JOHN  O'DONNELL MARINE VET HONORING A BRAVE YOUNG MARINE HERO MARINES ARE THE BEST FIGHTING UNIT IN THE WORLD ASK ANYONE. SO THIS MARINE WAS ONE OF THE BEST, HE DIDNT ASK FOR MUCH NOR DID HE NEED MUCH. NO! HE WAS WILLING TO GIVE ALL HE HAD, SO THAT THE WORLD WOULD BE A BETTER PLACE TO LIVE. BY DOING WHAT HE DID, HE ALLOWED HIS BROTHER MARINES, HIS FRIENDS BACK HOME, AND MILLONS OF OTHERS HE HAD NEVER MEET OR WOULD MEET. A HERO SOME WOULD SAY WEARS A CAPE OR A MASK OR HAS SUPERPOWERS BUT I KNOW REAL HEROS NEED NONE OF THESE THINGS REAL HEROS WEAR MARINE GREEN AND GIVE UP THIER FREEDOM SO THAT THIER FELLOW MAN CAN LIVE IN A FREE WORLD HAND SALUTE TO THE MARINE HERO SEMPER FI MAC!
Apr 23, 2014
Gary  Cowart email@example.com Good Friend and Fellow Marine 2205 Salem Dr. East Beaufort SC 29902 USA Many years have come and gone since I last talked with Dennis the night before he left to go to Vietnam. Dennis and I along with Ray Collier and Franklin Martin all went to boot camp together at Parris Island in September of 1968. We all graduated together from Platoon 2022. After graduation the Marine Corps sent us on our separate ways. I would love to hear from anyone who knew Dennis. I'll never forget him. I miss him very much. Aug 10, 2011
Marcia  Oliver firstname.lastname@example.org Family and Fellow veteran 67-68 1910 Wooded Trace Owings MD 20736 us Veterans Day 2009 Dennis, Just passing through to
say - Thank you !
Nov 11, 2009
Jim  Ritchie Platoon Commander I was Dennis' platoon commander in 1st Force Recon Co.
His patrol leader was Joe Crockett, who received a Navy Cross for actions on the patrol when Dennis was killed.
It was a desperate fight, five of the other six were wounded by small arms fire. Dennis died instantly when hit, but in death his body shielded his fallen comrades. A Marine, gone too soon. Jun 10, 2009
Ronnie  Webb email@example.com Brother ijn Arms 156 Joe Black Rd. Sautee Ga. 30571 United States Home Town Hero Dennis I did not know you personally but I did know your family and your brother Bruce. I am from your hometown of Reidsville and I was in 'Nam before you. In the words of Abraham Lincoln, ' You gave you last full measure of devotion' to this country for me and my fellow American Citizens. I just hope that all of my fellow citizens appreciate your sacrifice as much as I do. May God Bless your eternal soul. Ronnie Webb. Jul 28, 2008
ATTRISS NAIL HIGH SCHOOL CLASSMATE 124 LITTLE JOHN DR. REIDSVILLE GA 30453 USA CLASSMATE AND MILITARY COMRADE Dennis and I graduated from Reidsville High in 1968. I remember him as one of the best football players for the Reidsville Tigers, he could run like a scalded dog, low profiled and swift. I remember that he and Franklin Martin, Gary Cowart and a couple of other guys joined the Marines right out of high school. I pass the road named after him every day on my way to work. I'll always remember his stubborness and tough way of life. He was a true Marine. Jun 14, 2007
manny g Fellow Veteran 69-70 An Khe Union Gap, WA. 98903 “You are Remembered” Peace and condolence, to the family and friends. "He which hath no stomach to this fight let him depart. But we in it shall be remembered. We few, we happy few, we band of brothers!! For he today, that sheds his blood with me, shall always be my brother.” Rest in peace brave soldier, you have not been forgotten. (W.Shakespeare) May God Bless You for your Sacrifice!!! Apr 23, 2007
richard g. jr smith firstname.lastname@example.org classmate in high school and friend rt. 1 box 131 a lyons , ga 30436 usa never missed until your gone dennis was a good friend of mine in school. we started school together in 1st grade and were friends thru high school, graduating in 1968 from reidsville high. he also was a cousin of my best friend william roger sharpe from reidsville ga. dennis was a very determined person. he did not have to go to vietnam, but he did. maybe to prove somthing i dont know. i remember going to his funerial and to the cenetary where he was laid to rest. i still wonder what he would have been like today. missed by us all. Thursday, July 05, 2001
Gary Cowart email@example.com Friend and fellow Marine 505 Hamrick Dr. Beaufort, SC 29906 USA Dennis, I will never forget you. I think of you often. I still remember the last time I saw you at Camp Pendleton, Ca. the night before you left for Vietnam. Dennis and I joined the Marine Corps together in 1968. We were in boot camp together at Parris Island in Platoon 2022. I often wish I could have been with him in Vietnam.maybe things would be different now. If you knew Dennis or if you served with him, please contact me. Thursday, December 12, 2002
Mike Etheridge firstname.lastname@example.org Dennis, I did not know you, but i do know your younger brother Greg and his wife Lisa. Thank you for your service to our country. My Dad was also killed in Vietnam. Your sacrifice has not been forgotten. God Bless. Wednesday, November 27, 2002
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