Mike Company               

Third Battalion, Fifth Marines

RVN, 1966 -1971
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Captain Pat Burns

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Burns Base Camp Construction.jpg (6780 bytes) Burns Base Camp.jpg (7551 bytes) Burns Company Colors.jpg (11260 bytes) Burns Fresh Supplies.jpg (10287 bytes)

Burns Mike 3-5 Banner.jpg (7627 bytes) Burns Pat in Taiwan 1964 II.jpg (8118 bytes) Burns Pat Peace of Victory.jpg (7441 bytes) Burns Posing II.jpg (11855 bytes)

Burns Posing III.jpg (12489 bytes) Burns Posing with the colors.jpg (11758 bytes) Burns Service Medals.jpg (16952 bytes) Burns Sharing the Wealth.jpg (9285 bytes)

Burns Sharing the wealth 2.jpg (8018 bytes) Burns Three Musketeers.jpg (8896 bytes)

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Memorial Graphic made for us by Vic Vilionis of 7th Marines

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At age 23, entering military service.

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This is  Liberty Bridge, after the buildup.  The next picture shows it as it was being built up. (May be Liberty Road).

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Captain Burns and Lt. Tom Williams under the Mike 3/5 Banner.  Standing behind them is Staff Sgt. Wagner, the 1st Platoon Sgt.  Captain Burns kept this flag folded up on his nightstand next to his bed for the rest of his life.

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Captain Burns holding a Marine Corps birthday cake, with one of his troops


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Captain Burns in Da Nang, with,  top row, left to right, Dean Halton, Tom Mahlum and Jim Treadwell.  The man on the bottom left is Ted Lewis.

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Captain Burns, in Taiwan.