Mike & H&S Companies 

Third Battalion, Fifth Marines

Veterans of the Vietnam War
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George Blankenship

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Top Left: Jim Godsey, James "Scuz" Maedgen, and George at Phu Bai, July 6, 1968.

Second Left: Jimenez, An Hoa July 1968.

Third Left: Art Mosher and Brad Ellis, August 1968, Dai Loc Pass.

Far Right: Bill Vesper, Art Mosher, George, Jim Godsey, August 1968 at Dai Loc Pass

Bottom Left: George on a "mule" at Dai Loc Pass, August 1968.

Middle Bottom: From the north side of An Hoa, September 1968

Bottom Right: George, Goi Noi Island, June 11, 1968.

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From Left to Right.

1. Current family, from left to right, Wife Gloria, George, grandson Kyle, son Warren (also a former Marine), grandson Brandon and daughter in law Donna.

2. Paul Bonetti and George, taken April-May, 1968, Dia Loc Pass. Bonetti was KIA 6/13/68.

3. At Phu Bai, 7/5/68.  Top left is George, next to him is Jim Godsey. Lower left is Dennis Hiatt and right is Brad Ellis.

4. At China Beach, in country R&R, George in Jeep borrowed from the Korean Bible salesman standing next to the Jeep. 


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These two Western Union Telegram's was sent to my sister a week apart, notice in 12-21-68 gram I was a Sr. and in the 12-27-68 gram I'm a Jr. Actually neither was true at the time, I dropped Jr. from my name when my father died in 1952. The piece of trivia I want to share with you is on the bottom line of the 12-21-68 gram, notice who the commandant of the Corps was, none other than than the "Three Star Grunt" himself, Gen.Lewis Walt