By Gabrielle M Neufeld; John Haskell Kemble
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Extra resources for A chronology of the United States Marine Corps, 1965-1969 : Volume IV
During the seige there, American casualties totaled more than a thousand . (Leatherneck, v . LIII, no . 2, Feb 1969, p . ) 11 Oct USMC---One of the three astronauts on board the Apollo VII during its 11-day journe through space was Marine Reserve Major Walter Cunningham . (1968 Chronology, 14 Oct CONUS---The 2d Light Anti-Aircraft Missile (LAAM) Battalion was relocated to Twentynine Palms, California after being deployed in Vietnam for three years . The battalion was (Flight Jacket, v . 25, no .
Chapman, Jr . made his first trip to the Caribbean since becoming Commandant . During his three day visit, General Chapman visited Marine Barracks at Roosevelt Roads, Guantanamo, San Juan, and Bermuda . (Gazette, v . 53, no . 3, Mar 1969, p . ) 1 Feb CONUS---The 5th LAAM Battalion was deactivated at the Yuma Marine Corps Air Station . Its personnel and equipment became a detachment of the 2d LAAM Battalion headquartered at Twentynine Palms, California . The new detachment of the 2d LAAM continued to operate from Yuma .
Newlin") 21 Mar USMC---The Robert M . Hanson Award was presented to VMFA-314 as the most outstanding Marine fighter squadron of 1968 . The squadron was cited for its support of almost ever major Marine operation during 1968 in Vietnam . (Gazette, v . 53, no . 5, May 1969, p . ~ 26 Mar USMC---Lieutenant General Herman Nickerson, Jr . became Commanding General, III MAF replacing Lieutenant General Robert E . Cushman, Jr . General Cushman was named as deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency by President Nixon .
A chronology of the United States Marine Corps, 1965-1969 : Volume IV by Gabrielle M Neufeld; John Haskell Kemble