Vietnam 173rd AB kia medal group
Posted 10 April 2007 - 08:10 AM
Eidson was a korean war vet
dates of service
8-24 1950-to 8-23-1953(korean war service)187th ab
1-24-1954 to 5-19-1955
5-20-1955 to 2-24 1961
2-25 to November 8 1965
Eidson was original member of 173rd ab ativated on okinawa 1963
CO A 2nd battlion 173rd Airborne
began tour in vietnam 6-20-1965
Killed in war zone D nov 8 1965 in fierce fighting with multibattlion vietcong force
he was born 6-13-1933
Posted 28 February 2008 - 01:04 PM
Lieutenant J.Kostelec 1-3 First Special Service Force MIA/PD 4 March 1944 Italy
I HAVE SEEN THE ENEMY AND IT IS DAYLIGHT
Forget about the tips..We'll get hell to pay (AC/DC)
Marines do not fight for thanks,They fight for each other and the Glory of the Corps.
Guns have two enemies....rust and politicians
Death isn't the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss in life is what dies inside of us while we still live
Posted 28 February 2008 - 02:33 PM
Edited by atb, 28 February 2008 - 02:33 PM.
Posted 29 February 2008 - 06:11 PM
hello yes eidson was 503rd
Beautiful grouping !!
I have a nice 503rd PIR WWII posthumous medal grouping for the drop on Corregidor.
This is a great Vietnam medal grouping !!
Thanks for showing us !!
Edited by vicjoy1945, 29 February 2008 - 06:18 PM.
-- inscription at the Polish cemetary - Monte Cassino
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