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Comments by Jess Stark on Friday, September 10, 2021 at 18:27 IP Logged IP Logged
Sgt. at C company, 1st Armored Amtrac Bn, 1st MarDiv Camp Pendleton, 1960 - 1961, still remember Cpl. Willie Carmichael. Anyone from that era give me a shout. Semper Fi brothers

Comments by william jacksom on Monday, August 16, 2021 at 12:08 IP Logged IP Logged
i was in h&s co 1st amtrac bn at camp white beach, and camp schabb 1962/1963. i worked on the spuurr gear modification at camo swabb.

Comments by James OLEARY on Monday, July 26, 2021 at 03:21 IP Logged IP Logged
With Amtracs at Pendleton, 29 Palms and Okinawa (1974-1983). Finished my career in the air wing, MSgt.

Comments by richard keenan on Saturday, July 3, 2021 at 09:23 IP Logged IP Logged
Landed Coco Island Feb 6, 1967. BCo mechanic 2142. Came from Okinawa.

Comments by Len America on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 18:47 IP Logged IP Logged
Still looking for those that might have served with me on "Coco Island' with the 1st Amtrac 3rd Mar. "B" company
South Carolina

Comments by Bob Pearce on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 12:06 IP Logged IP Logged
Wanted to share sad news related to a service member mentioned here on your website.
Lt. Col. Leo R. Jamieson, U.S.M.C. Ret., passed away Tuesday June 12, 2021. I was glad to call him my friend for the years that he and I were next door neighbors in Alabama. I am grateful for his service to his country during war and peace. Semper Fidelis Leo.
Leo’s obituary can be found on the dignitymemorial.com website.

Comments by David Arthhur on Saturday, June 5, 2021 at 13:01 IP Logged IP Logged
1st amtrac bn 3rd mar div cau viet Viet Nam1968 till 1969 h&s co
North Carolina

Comments by Daniel R Foisy on Sunday, May 30, 2021 at 13:07 IP Logged IP Logged
To all my brothers from 1st tracs 67-69 at Cua Viet and BLT 2/4, I remember you all on this day to remember. Semper Fi brothers 5/30/2021
Rhode Island

Comments by William Pinson on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 14:10 IP Logged IP Logged
Looking to see if you had any information going back to 1965, Operation Starlight.
My wife's uncle, Cpl Rowland Joseph Adamoli, died in a VC-ambush firefight on Van Tuong peninsula, as the crew chief in the 3rd AmTrac in a resupply column. Per a letter from someone in his unit to my wife's cousin, his unit then is identified as 1st AMTRAC Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Amphibious Force. He took the first duty at the hatch to identify where the fire was coming from, and got hit. This then allowed another hero, L/Cpl. R. S. Pass, to further identify the enemy and fire back. The action of both men saved the lives of the rest of the men in the AmTrac.
I was hoping to find more information, perhaps what platoon, who the driver was, and some of the other personnel in the column. All heroes as far as I am concerned.

Comments by Daniel G Hernandez on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 19:02 IP Logged IP Logged
Served December 1965- September 1966
H & S company, (Radio man) on patrol with "A" Co, Trac H-24, hit mine, any one recall?
Text or call, live in calif 951-990-1991

Comments by Jim McElroy on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at 22:38 IP Logged IP Logged
Last time on here was 2006 .I was with 5th tracs 5th mar div at Delmar 1968 to june 1970 westpac lpd 10 juneau 5 trips in an out of viet nam we towed the uss Nashville to subic feb 1971 lenard c Roger's if you still with us call 870 509 2244 thanks brothers

Comments by Steven Miller on Friday, February 19, 2021 at 18:57 IP Logged IP Logged
I remember the amphibious vehicle museum at Camp Pendleton on Rattlesnake Canyon Rd. I saw that they relocated the museum to Camp Del Mar but was wondering what happened to the larger prototype amphibious vehicle that were at the museum or if anyone has pics of them?

Comments by Helen Zawaski on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 02:37 IP Logged IP Logged
Hello all! I am John (Ski) Zawaskis wife. I am looking for some info from those who were at Camp Kisler. John served from 1965-1969. He was a Sergeant when he left. I am fighting for Benefits No heavy questions. Just info about Agent Orange.

Comments by J Pizarro on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 19:18 IP Logged IP Logged
Im Jeffrey PIzarro & im currently trying to do research on your units interaction with the Philippine Marines in 1958 & in 1975 as Im currently writing a book on the early Filipino Amtrackers. In EXERCISE STRONGBACK in March 1958, at Dingalan Bay Philippines, a COLBOWLES USMC & CAPT RICE, CO B Coy 1st Amtrac Bn turned over to the then Philippine Marine Bn 6 units of the LVT3C variant most likely from your unit. In 1975, a new batcjh of Filipino Amtrackers trained at Subic Naval Base w/ elements of your unit ( a Sgt Brown was the only name recalled). Im particularly interested if you may have details of the first 6 amtracs transferred (serial numbers, other details) & info relevant to that event & also any detail related to the training received in 1975; if any of your members who may have pictures of either event (or any other event like exercises and amphibious landing exercises) that they are willing to share id greatly appreciate it; thanks!

Comments by MARK smith on Saturday, November 28, 2020 at 16:38 IP Logged IP Logged
was with 1st amtrac from 70-71 at Camp Schwad Bn. Armorer

Comments by Douglas Gabriel on Sunday, October 18, 2020 at 14:08 IP Logged IP Logged
served with co. A 3rd amtrac Bn, 1968 marble mountain with Maint Plt.

Comments by Larry Louviere on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 20:34 IP Logged IP Logged
Was with Amtracs in '71-'72, mostly at Camp Schwab.

Comments by ED Gale on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 22:34 IP Logged IP Logged
I have a picture of the 1st Class to graduate from track vehicle School LVTP-7 at camp Del Mar in 1971 I was one of the troop handlers and taught hands on driving and maint also taught the m85 MG

Comments by Dave beasley on Friday, September 11, 2020 at 10:30 IP Logged IP Logged
White beach ‘58 -59

Comments by Anthony E Curry on Sunday, July 19, 2020 at 08:02 IP Logged IP Logged
B Co 1st Amtrac Bn, Supply Man, Camp Schwab, Oki Mar 1975 to Feb 1976. Semper Fi

Comments by Frank MacDonald on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 06:34 IP Logged IP Logged
B Company 3rd platoon 3-67 thru 4-68.

Comments by Tommy west on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 18:00 IP Logged IP Logged
Amtrak’s were moved to Camp Schwartz in 1963. We were stationed at Whitebeach and I was there. We were at White Beach by ourselves and did not like Schwab.Tommy west #1960898. Semper Fi

Comments by ronald w. gilbert on Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 11:33 IP Logged IP Logged

Comments by CWO-4 Jim Casey on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 17:29 IP Logged IP Logged
Looking for WO Mark Vogler, in Amtracs on Okinawa, 1975.

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