Marlow Martin LoeckerSpecialist Four
A CO, 1ST BN, 22ND INFANTRY, 4 INF DIV
Army of the United States
21 December 1945 - 16 February 1967
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I would like to post a memorial of my uncle. I did not have the pleasure of knowing him; however I live my day to day life through him. He served and died for his country for what he believed in.
I would like to say a special "Welcome Home" to him and all of the brothers who served beside him.
"Lest We Forget"
From a nephew,
A Note from The Virtual WallDuring the second week of February 1967 elements of the 3rd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, were inserted into the far southwestern corner of Kontum Province in order to conduct area denial operations against NVA units operating along the Cambodian border. On 16 Feb, A/1/22 Infantry and C/2/8 Infantry separately engaged battalion-sized NVA forces. Although the US forces, supported by air and artillery, were able to hold their positions until relieved, there was a very high cost to the operation:
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 15 Jun 2006
Last updated 08/03/2011