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Forum: Announcements/Updates 02-16-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 357
Posted By Dick Shewmake
Viet Nam War Injuries

Hello to all the Viets from any Military Branch during Viet Nam War...
I'm Dick Shewmake USMC 64-67 Viet nam vet. My question is, have any of you
tried to receive compensation for- ptsd - hearing...
Forum: Marine Locator 11-10-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,706
Posted By Dick Shewmake
Plt 305 (Jan-April 1964)MCRD SD.Any member of Plt...

Plt 305 (Jan-April 1964)MCRD SD.Any member of Plt 305. Want to Know what happened
to Sgt Coen. I made contact with his son a few months ago. Great Marine who we lost on his 49th Birthday. Have a...
Forum: Open Channel 01-12-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,942
Posted By Dick Shewmake
What a nice looking young Marine,he has been...

What a nice looking young Marine,he has been shaving for two years now,cut himself both times.
Looks like I'm looking in the mirror at myself.I also was 17 when I joined.In fact tomorrow
1-13-2013...
Forum: Marines Only 12-22-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,320
Posted By Dick Shewmake
Well first off I want to wish all you folks and...

Well first off I want to wish all you folks and your families a very Merry Christmas.Then I want to reflect what this site and all you Former Marines help me appreciate what I have today and...
Forum: Personal Marine web sites 04-16-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,155
Posted By Dick Shewmake
Hi Ran across this site and had to add my two...

Hi
Ran across this site and had to add my two cents.I'm Dick Shewmake former Marine from Mag 36 Motor"T" at marble Mtn.Landed at Chu Lia in Sept of 65 transfered to Marble mtn after attack on...
Forum: Boot Camp Database Updates 04-14-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,607
Posted By Dick Shewmake
Hi,Just saw the location and dates and had to add...

Hi,Just saw the location and dates and had to add my two cents.My 1st duty station was El Toro approx June 1964 to Aug 65,then somebody pissed off LBJ and off to Viet nam,(and I was just getting use...
Forum: Marines Only 09-11-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,995
Posted By Dick Shewmake
Hi All,As I remember marble mtn was off of the...

Hi All,As I remember marble mtn was off of the South China sea south by my group, Mag 36 and across from the tent hospital.Monkey mtn was north pass the bridge which took
you across the river to...
Forum: Open Channel 09-02-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 149,729
Posted By Dick Shewmake
Good Morning back at you; Well it's headed for...

Good Morning back at you;
Well it's headed for 108 degrees today,so I'm hiding in the house with the A/C.Some
slight chance of showers but I doubt that.Anyway hope all is well with you,stay safe....
Forum: Open Channel 07-03-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 149,729
Posted By Dick Shewmake
Hi All, Happy 4th to you ALL. My knowledge of...

Hi All,
Happy 4th to you ALL. My knowledge of computers you could put in on the head of a
needle,so I'm no help there.What I'm wondering is like Mike said where did you get that
Viet Nam Patch???...
Forum: Announcements/Updates 06-29-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5
Sticky: Server update
Views: 4,732
Posted By Dick Shewmake
Gary you are better than sliced bread on keeping...

Gary you are better than sliced bread on keeping this computer stuff working.Thanks for all your extra work.Semper Fi Dick Shewmake.By the way it's getting a little toasty in the
Phoenix area only...
Forum: Open Channel 05-01-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 149,729
Posted By Dick Shewmake
Hello Marine 55 and Happy Birthday... As I was...

Hello Marine 55 and Happy Birthday...
As I was told so many years ago,we were are just young and full of -----.Anyway have great day make it the best one yet.
Dick Shewmake,from Sun City West Az...
Forum: Open Channel 04-03-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 149,729
Posted By Dick Shewmake
Hey Cpl Miller Your not allowed to head for...

Hey Cpl Miller
Your not allowed to head for sick bay,get well fast,remember on YFP's your our Point
man Dick Shewmake.
My reason for my statement is to get more involved by active members.The...
Forum: Open Channel 04-03-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 149,729
Posted By Dick Shewmake
Hello Marine 55 I read these posting once in a...

Hello Marine 55
I read these posting once in a while,I'm just not good on moving area in this computer
as you are.I always see you on here.I was going to add a point of interest from an...
Forum: On-Hand Graduation books 03-30-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 40,186
Posted By Dick Shewmake
Hello Dick Shewmake here, I went through some old...

Hello Dick Shewmake here, I went through some old boxes (I never throw anything away) I found my old graduation book from MCRD, April 1964 Platoon 305.If you need
photo's,book is in great shape for...
Forum: IN THE NEWS 02-25-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,755
Posted By Dick Shewmake
It's about "DAMN"time someone appreciated our...

It's about "DAMN"time someone appreciated our service over there. Not to sound too
negative after all these years,but when I returned from the Nam in 9/66,one day after
my 20th Birthday in...
Forum: The Polling Booth 11-07-2010, 01:49 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 38,356
Posted By Dick Shewmake
Well no matter what Platoon you came from or if...

Well no matter what Platoon you came from or if just graduated yesterday.Even if your
platoon was so long ago that your roster was carved on a flat rock--Happy Birthday to
all who served in the...
Forum: Open Channel 10-18-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,604
Posted By Dick Shewmake
Marine and what it means

Hello All,
Dick Shewmake here to post my reply to a great article written by another Marine.
I made this statement once before and I think it's worth repeating!!!
In many conversations over the ...
Forum: Open Channel 08-11-2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,611
Posted By Dick Shewmake
Semper Fi Chuck,your a cleaner eater than I.It...

Semper Fi Chuck,your a cleaner eater than I.It never failed when I ate while
in the uniform of the day I would spill something on me.Thats why I remembered that cleaning procedure. Going to have...
Forum: Open Channel 08-10-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,611
Posted By Dick Shewmake
Hi Dick Shewmake here,It seems to me that we used...

Hi Dick Shewmake here,It seems to me that we used TOOTH PASTE with a soft brissel
tooth brush to softly scrub out food staines.Sounds crazy but it worked.We took the items that had catsup or...
Forum: Open Channel 07-07-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,620
Posted By Dick Shewmake
Hi All,Why I joined the Marine Corps? Well I was...

Hi All,Why I joined the Marine Corps? Well I was invited to "Go into the service"by a Sgt on the Pomona Calif police dept in early Jan 1964.I was also instructed that I couldn't join the Navy or Air...
Forum: Enlisted Club 06-12-2010, 08:10 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 16,505
Posted By Dick Shewmake
Good Morning All,Dick Shewmake here,I have a...

Good Morning All,Dick Shewmake here,I have a question for all .As I read the different post on YFP and read the stories of the men who served a question come to mind.Some people myself included, got...
Forum: The Polling Booth 06-10-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 38,356
Posted By Dick Shewmake
Dick Shewmake MCRD S/D Platoon 305 commenced...

Dick Shewmake MCRD S/D Platoon 305 commenced training 01-64 grad 04-09-64
Platoon Commander S/Sgt G.A.Radmall JDI's Sgt A.J.Teson & Sgt J.P.Coen
We had another Sgt,I can't remember his name he...
Forum: The Polling Booth 05-31-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 19,299
Posted By Dick Shewmake
Hi All,Sitting here on memorial day, reading...

Hi All,Sitting here on memorial day, reading YFP's about our MOS while in the Corps.After
so many years later,I remember what the title of MARINE meant to me.Think about it as you talked to...
Forum: The Polling Booth 05-22-2010, 11:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 19,299
Posted By Dick Shewmake
Hello to all, I joined the corps in 01-13-64 to...

Hello to all,
I joined the corps in 01-13-64 to 67.One tour of Vietnam 65-66.Left on my 20th birthday out of Danang. Since I only went in for three years,I'm referred to
as a Kiddie Cruiser.I went...
Forum: Open Channel 05-09-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 124,326
Posted By Dick Shewmake
A couple had been married for almost fifty...

A couple had been married for almost fifty years,and have a VERY active sex life.Soon the wife was feeling poorly,so off to the Doctor they went.After an examination by the Dr.He ask the husband to...
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