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RUSSELL WILLIAM CONDON


is honored on Panel 1E, Line 121 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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REMEMBRANCES

  • He was a wonderfully gracious young man!

    Posted on 2/22/18 - by Thomas A Brooks tommyabrooks@comcast.net
    Here's an Email comment about Russell Condon from the 1959 CBHS/HHS alumni, Jasper Snellings, Jr. (Larry Snellings):
    Thanks, Larry!
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    “An” Humble email about Russell William Condon:
    From: Jasper Snellings []
    Sent: Monday, February 19, 2018 10:36 AM
    To: Tommy Brooks <>
    Subject: Re: Humble: Remembrances of Humble Texas' own Captain Russell Condon (A TAMU Aggie) and PFC Robert Lee Watt in the Vietnam War [ from ++++++

    As a kid, I was in awe of Russell and it was a treat for a young kid to carry his track shoes when he offered! He was a wonderfully gracious young man! God bless him and his family!

    Jasper Snellings - Humble High School 1959
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  • THANK YOU

    Posted on 1/5/18 - by Lucy Micik bennysgift@gmail.com
    Dear Captain Russell Condon,
    Thank you for your service as a Ranger Qualified Infantry Unit Commander. Your birthday is soon. Happy Birthday. It is 2018, Happy New Year, and it is the 12th Day of Christmas. It is so important for us all to acknowledge the sacrifices of those like you who answered our nation's call. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
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  • The Ultimate Sacrifice was made by this Corps member, who was killed during the Vietnam War.

    Posted on 5/25/16 - by thomas r bailey '53 TAMU thomas@HAL-PC.ORG
    The Corps of Cadets and Texas A&M University
    Salute: Capt. Russell Condon '55
    “The Memorial for Vietnam Era”
    “Corps Plaza Memorial”
    College Station, Texas trb’63
    For more information or adding information contact:
    Sam Houston Sanders Corps of Cadets Center 1400 TAMU College Station, TX 77843-1400 (979) 862-2862 http://corps.tamu.edu/contact-us
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  • I Served with Captain Condon in Vietnam

    Posted on 10/6/13 - by Greg Wilcox
    I was a lieutenant in Vietnam in the same advisory team as Captain Condon in 1965. He was a superb leader and teacher of men. We were in a 4 man advisory team for the 2d Battalion, 48th Infantry (Army of the Republic of Vietnam). I was on leave in Hong Kong when the battalion was ambushed in Phuoc Long Province moving to Song Be where there had been a major attack. Both Captain Condon and the team sergeant, Sergeant First Class Kelly were killed along with the entire Vietnamese command group. I am looking to contact any of his relatives for an article I am writing on the battle. He was truly extraordinary.
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  • Remembering an American Hero

    Posted on 5/22/13 - by Curt Carter ccarter02@earthlink.net

    Dear Captain Russell William Condon, sir



    As an American, I would like to thank you for your service and for your sacrifice made on behalf of our wonderful country. The youth of today could gain much by learning of heroes such as yourself, men and women whose courage and heart can never be questioned.



    May God allow you to read this, and may He allow me to someday shake your hand when I get to Heaven to personally thank you. May he also allow my father to find you and shake your hand now to say thank you; for America, and for those who love you.



    With respect, and the best salute a civilian can muster for you, Sir



    Curt Carter


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