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EUGENE MICHAEL CAMPION


is honored on Panel 39E, Line 18 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Tribute to Sky Soldier

    Posted on 6/25/18 - by Mike Switzer
    On behalf of all the paratroopers who served with you in the 173rd Airborne Brigade (Separate) and all who followed, we offer our respect and remembrance of your ultimate sacrifice. May you never be forgotten and your family and friends take comfort in your valor in serving.
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  • Thanks

    Posted on 9/21/17 - by Lucy Conte Micik Bennysgift@gmail.com
    Dear Sgt Eugene Campion,
    Thank you for your service as an Airborne Qualified Infantryman. Today is the last day of summer, and time has passed since this war. It is 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 courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
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  • Semper Fidelis

    Posted on 2/13/17 - by A US Marine, Vietnam
    Semper Fidelis, Marine (once one, always one).
  • Photo Remembrance for Eugene Campion

    Posted on 2/10/15
    The four military pictures of Eugene were graciously submitted by his sister Betty Marano.
  • Eugene Campion is remembered by his sister Betty Marano

    Posted on 2/10/15 - by Betty Marano
    Eugene was born at Bottineau, North Dakota in 1942. After graduating in 1960 from Minneapolis Central High School in Minnesota, Sgt Campion began a 4 year enlistment with the US Marines. In 1965 he joined the US Army and served in Vietnam until 1967, when he was transferred to Germany for jump training. Upon his request Eugene was returned to Vietnam for a second tour, where he served with Company A, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry, 173rd Airborne Brigade. Eugene was killed in action on February 13, 1968 near Pleiku. For the actions resulting in his death, Eugene was posthumously awarded the Bronze Star Medal with "V" Device as well as the Purple Heart. He was previously awarded the Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Ribbon, Combat Infantryman Badge, Parachutist Badge, and the Expert Badge with the rifle bar.
    Eugene was survived by his parents, 4 sisters and a brother, 2 grandparents, 4 uncles and five aunts.
    Eugene was honored by the Army and Marine Corps during his burial ceremony at Fort Snelling in Minneapolis.
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