Robert Leslie PearcyPrivate First Class
D CO, 3RD RECON BN, 3RD MARDIV
United States Marine Corps
20 January 1950 - 04 June 1969
Big Bear Lake, California
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The database page for Robert Leslie Pearcy
You�re in my heart, you�re in my thoughts.
I did go on, you would have wanted me to, you would be so proud of me. I have three wonderful children, two girls and a boy. My son is a United States Marine.
Bob, I will always love you!!
From the girl you left behind in Big Bear High School.
A Note from The Virtual WallOn 02 June 1969 Recon Team "Flight Time" from D Company, 3rd Recon Battalion, was inserted on Hill 471 about a kilometer south of Khe Sanh. On the night of 03/04 June 1969 the team was attacked by an enemy force and requested both emergency extraction and immediate reinforcement. Communications with the team were lost at 0320. When the reactionary force arrived a little after 0400 they were too late ... the six members of "Flight Time" were dead. Five members of the team were in a small trench; the sixth, Cpl Buck, was approximately 10 meters further down the hillside. It was apparent from the state of the battle area that "Flight Time" had been overwhelmed in fierce hand-to-hand combat. The six team members were
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Channing Prothro, former CAP Marine
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