David B. Thompson USMC Military Service
HAPPY  243rd  BIRTHDAY  UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS
           From the Commadant and Sgt. Major of the USMC 
https://www.dvidshub.net/video/636717/243rd-marine-corps-birthday-message

       David B. "Tom" Thompson USMC Military Service
 
---1966----1967------1967-----1968------1968------1969------1969--------1969--- 

                           Last Updated: September 18, 2018

Kyle Watts, who has written for Leatherneck Magazine (including two on 1st Force Recon
(Hue City Dive in 1968 and The Ladder Extract in January 1969) has a WEBSITE that you
should look at, give him ideas for future articles, etc:
    Battlesight Zero    www.bzohistory.com


               What's New    <-- Click this link to see listing of changes

Certificates and Citations
    (For Dave Thompson)

General Photographs of Individuals
  (Vietnam SEE Stateside below)    
<< Updated 9-18-2018

ID These Individuals  (Vietnam SEE Stateside below) 
< < < HELP ID these     << Updated 9-18-2018

ID These People in Teams and Groups (Vietnam SEE Stateside below) 
< < < HELP ID these  << Updated 9-18-2018

Operations Orders - First Force Recon

Photographs From Other People and Sources  (Vietnam)   Wilkins <<
Updated 9-18-2018
      Adams, Baker, Buba, Finlayson, Fleming, Quigley, Rubenfeld, Vogel, West, Wilkins 

ROSTERS and LISTS
     Commanding officers of 1st Force Reconnaissance Company
     First Force Recon ROSTER Phu Bai February-1968
     First Force TEAMS and OPERATIONS Jan-1968 Feb-1969
     Listing of Patrols for - David B. THOMPSON 
<< Updated 6-30-2018
     ORGANIZATIONAL DATA 1st Force Recon from Jan-1968 to Feb-1969

ScrapBook-Collections-Miscellaneous
     Aircraft Tanks Vehicles and Related  
Pending
     Badges Patches Ribbons and Ranks
     Cards Clippings and Stories
     Clothing Boots and Uniforms   
Pending
     Guidelines Instructions Procedures and Related
     Weapons Equipment and Miscellaneous Items
           Weapons
           Equipment
           Miscellaneous


State Side 1966-1967
     BOOT CAMP        BOOT CAMP-Pvt D.B. Thompson
     5th ANTI TANK ONTOS REPAIRMAN
     5th FORCE RECON COMPANY
            Airborne, Pre Jump and Jump Related
            Amphibious Reconnaissance School  LFTC PAC
            5th Force Recon Company PHOTO 1967       
< < < HELP ID these
                     
            5th FORCE RECON COMPANY PHOTO 1967 Roster
            Forward Observer and Artillery School
            Mountain Warfare School
            NCO Leadership School   Pending
            Scuba School and Dive Related
            Staging Battalion   
Pending
    
     General Photographs State Side
     ID These Individuals and Groups State Side 
< < < HELP ID these
  
Viet Nam 1968-1969
      An Hoa Dec1968-Feb1969
      Hue City February-1968
      Rappelling Demo An Hoa Jan-Feb 1969
      SIMMONS Ladder An Hoa Jan-Feb 1969
      TEAMS and Groups 
Photo #21 << Updated 9-18-2018

Links Books and Miscellaneous

                       L I N K S
      LEATHERNECK Magazine of the Marines
     
LEATHERNECK Magazine - Author: Kyle WATTS    Battlesight Zero    www.bzohistory.com   < < New 6-26-2018
      1st FORCE RECON ASSOCIATION           1st FORCE RECON ASSOCIATION  on Facebook
      1st RECON BATTALION ASSOCIATION   << New July 7, 2018
   
   Texas Tech University Virtual Vietnam Archive
      1ST FORCE RECON CO - COMMAND CHRONOLOGY from Texas Tech University
     
How to View and Download documents from Texas Tech -instructions for above link.
       1ST RECONNAISANCE  BATTALION - COMMAND CHRONOLOGY  1966-1971
         B O O K S   < < Updated 6-15-2018
       U S Marine Reconnaissance Related


                    Email:  dthompso@mwt.net
                                                      
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