LtGen Charles H. “Chuck” Pitman, a Marine’s Marine and a plankholder at Trader Jon’s in Pensacola, returned to base on 13 Feb 2020. His distinguished career is memorialized at TogetherWeServed. However, we who knew him know that a bare recital … Continue reading →
Roger Thomas Shea, III, (Tom) locked on and trained with HMM-265 for about a year at New River before we all boarded USS Boxer and set sail for Vietnam in April, 1966. Tom passed away a few years ago and … Continue reading →
We have received word that Steve Turner returned to base on Thursday, May 21, 2018. You may recall that Steve’s spouse, Helen, informed us last November that Steve was at end stage COPD. Semper Fi, Steve!
Joseph Thomas Roberts, 78, of York died March 16, 2018 at York Hospital in York, PA. He was the husband of the late Frederica Bergdoll Roberts. Born May 12, 1939 in Cleveland, OH, he was the son of the late … Continue reading →
On June 30, 1967, Captain Jack House was flying a recon insert near Hue Phu Bai when his aircraft, with a crew of four Marines from HMM-265, six Marine infantry, and one Navy Corpsman on board, encountered heavy ground fire … Continue reading →
Major General Gregory A. Corliss, Sr. commanded HMM-265 as a major in 1965 and retired from the Marine Corps on July 1, 1985. General Corliss was born on April 14, 1930, in Bellefontaine, Ohio. He graduated from Whitman College, Walla … Continue reading →
Major Leo J. Farrell, USMC (Retired), a.k.a “Leo the Leprechaun,” passed away on June 8, 2016 in Jacksonville, FL. Visitation was held Tues, June 21 from 6 pm to 8pm at Beaches Chapel by Hardage-Giddens, 1701 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville Beach, … Continue reading →