Reynolds, Mike 3/5 Served with M Co. 3/5 in Vietnam from Sept. 15, '67 to June 15, '68. Participated
in Operations SHELBYVILLE, ESSEX, NO NAME 97, BAXTER GARDEN, AUBURN,
TET '68, HOUSTON and HOUSTON II, ALLEN BROOK, MAMELUKE THRUST and
many other "No Names" and patrols. Received two Purple
Hearts 7 February '68 during the TET Offensive.
June 15, '68 stepped on a mine during Operation MAMELUKE THRUST,
received third Purple Heart in a VA hospital back in the States.
Medically retired out of the Corps in '69.
Sept. '67, new incountry
Nov. '67, after Operation ESSEX
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Marine Corps Recruiting Depot San Diego
Platoon 2038, August 1966. Brad is in the top row, 4th from the
M Co. 3/5
1st Platoon, Mike 3/5
Brad Reynolds, Jack Swan, Richard Hipp, Steve Howsmon
Brad is in the first 4 pics, can't remember the names
of the other guys
Forrest Bartram, killed May 16, '68 while cleaning Brad's
3/5 rocket launcher
If anyone recognizes these Marines, please let us know
Can't remember when these were taken
2. Richard Hipp (front), Brad (with pack) and Unknown (can't remember
3. Hipp, Pratchard, and Tom Briggs (listening to the radio).
4. Unknown, Briggs, Hipp and Unknown
5. Hipp (left) and Unknown
6. M/3/5 Marines
Briggs, close friend, KIA Feb. 8, '68
Tom Briggs Memorial page
news article when Brad was wounded 15 June '68
Brad's Combat History