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Posted: 3/11/2018
Name: Jim Regan
Message: Chuck Windham: Great minds run in the same track! Got your snail mail. I had been working yesterday morning on Bill's Bio Sketch(Found stuff on line.) Then your pages appear in my mailbox. Almost identical stuff! Got it covered now brother. Thanks. Jim RLTW/L&P

Posted: 3/10/2018
Name: Doug Perry
Message:

Chuck, George McFay was in the 32nd Vietnamese Ranger Battalion (BDQ). This is according to Mike Martin.

I never knew him, nor did Mike. The 32nd was in the vicinity of Dong Tam 4th corps. RLTW


Posted: 3/8/2018
Name: Johnny Quest
Message: Early 70's TAC NCO Mark William Langendorf passed early this morning at his home in Maryland with his wife an daughters by his side after a nearly a year of fighting cancer. Willy retired as a LTC after a 20 year plus career. He will be greatly missed by his close peers.

Posted: 3/8/2018
Name: Bob Suchke
Message: As a young Captain back in the early 1970's, I had the distinct pleasure serving with Big John D Minatra. He was an exemplary Ranger Instructor and model soldier. His memory will long endure and his loss to us still here is heart felt. Big John, we will see you on the high ground! RLTW!

Posted: 3/8/2018
Name: Earl Singletary
Message: OBITUARY John Dorval Minatra April 4, 1935 March 7, 2018 John Dorval Minatra, age 82, died quietly and peacefully Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Community Care of Rutherford County in Murfreesboro, TN. He was born in Giles County, TN on April 4, 1935. He attended Campbellsville High School where he was a star football player. Minatra voluntarily enlisted in the United States Army in 1954, where he completed his education, and began a career which lasted 20+ years, becoming one of the most decorated soldiers from the state of Tennessee to serve in Vietnam, and one of the most decorated soldiers in Giles County history. He served honorably with the 101st Airborne Division and with the elite soldiers of the U.S. Army Rangers. He was veteran of the Korean War and the Vietnam War, where he volunteered for three tours. He received, among other awards for gallantry and valor in combat, the Distinguished Service Cross, the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, and the Army Commendation Medal. In 2001, following his retirement from the Army, Minatra was inducted into the prestigious Army Ranger Hall Of Fame (RHOF) located at their headquarters at Fort Benning, GA. More recently in September 2017, Minatras military service was highlighted in a submission for the U.S. Congressional Record by Congressman Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee, followed by a celebration with family, friends, and retired members of the 75th Ranger Regiment from Tennessee. Visitation will be on Friday, March 9, 2018, from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Carr & Erwin Funeral Home in Pulaski. Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 9, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. at Carr & Erwin Funeral Home in Pulaski. Burial to follow in Giles Memory Gardens. Carr & Erwin Funeral Home 1228 East College Street Pulaski, Tennessee 931-363-1533

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