Thank you for your service as a Machine Gunner. Another national holiday is coming, and we honor you this Labor Day. It has been too long, and it's about time 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.
PVT Eugene J. Feeley Jr., USMC
Parris Island, SC
Commenced Training: 12 March 1968
Competed Training: 09 May 1968
SSGT J.W. Pierce - Senior Drill Instructor
SSGT E.F. Ruffo - Assistant Drill Instructor
SGT W.H. Darrow - Assistant Drill Instructor
Two other members of Platoon 330 were KIA in Viet Nam.
PFC John K. Allaire - Columbia, SC
PFC John E. Gibson - Cleveland, OH
Semper Fidelis, Marine!
Remembering an American Hero
Dear PVT Eugene Joseph Feeley Jr, sir
As an American, I would like to thank you for your service and for the ultimate sacrifice that you 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. And please know that men and women like you have stepped forward to defend our country yet again, showing the same love for country and their fellow Americans that you did- you would be proud.
With respect, and the best salute that a civilian can muster for you.