RONALD L BLACK
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HONORED ON PANEL 26E, LINE 54 OF THE WALL

RONALD LEE BLACK

WALL NAME

RONALD L BLACK

PANEL / LINE

26E/54

DATE OF BIRTH

01/29/1946

CASUALTY PROVINCE

THUA THIEN

DATE OF CASUALTY

09/11/1967

HOME OF RECORD

JACKSONVILLE

COUNTY OF RECORD

Morgan County

STATE

IL

BRANCH OF SERVICE

MARINE CORPS

RANK

SGT

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR RONALD LEE BLACK
POSTED ON 2.12.2019

Love to my Brother

So many years have passed but you remain close in my heart and thoughts. You were my big brother and I miss seeing your smile and hearing your laughter. I remember before you left for Vietnam you showed us your training and would jump from the step in the kitchen and count and pull your cord so the parachute would open. I still stand on that step from time to time and I can hear you counting. I met one of your neighborhood buddies recently attending a mutual friends funeral and we had a chance to reminisce about the old days for a short time. I have found flowers on your grave and wondered who puts them there, was it an old girlfriend. One of my grandsons is studying US History this year and they were speaking about the war. When he came home he asked to see your medals. We looked at them and some pictures I have. I wish he could have known you and for you to know my children and all of my grandchildren and for us to know your family. I often wonder how our lives would have been if you had not gone to Vietnam or if you came home safe. You were my hero many times at home and I am not sure you knew that since I was only 12 when you left in 1967. I am sure you have probably had to referee a few times between Mom and Dad since their arrivals. To Charlie's friends and others that have posted, thank you for taking the time. I cried when reading some of them but they were happy tears filled with memories. Until we meet again brother. Love from your baby sister, Therese
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POSTED ON 3.26.2017
POSTED BY: Lucy Conte Micik

Remembered

DEAR SERGEANT BLACK,
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE AS A RIFLEMAN. SEMPER FI. IT HAS BEEN FAR TOO LONG FOR ALL OF YOU TO HAVE BEEN GONE. WE APPRECIATE ALL YOU HAVE DONE, AND YOUR SACRIFICE. WATCH OVER THE U.S.A., IT STILL NEEDS YOUR COURAGE.. GOD BLESS YOU. MAY THE ANGELS BE AT YOUR SIDE. REST IN PEACE. MANY OF US HAVE BEGUN OUR JOURNEY TO EASTER. AND YOU ARE ALL IN OUR PRAYERS.
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POSTED ON 9.14.2013
POSTED BY: Curt Carter

Remembering An American Hero

Dear SGT Ronald Lee Black, 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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POSTED ON 9.11.2013
POSTED BY: A Marine, USMC, Vietnam

Semper Fi

Semper Fi, Sergeant.
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POSTED ON 2.3.2012
POSTED BY: Jim Cooper

Remembrance

Remembrance
The Filthy Few remembers one of our own. Lima Company 2nd Platoon 3rd Battalion 26th Marines. Rest in Peace Brother, you are not forgotten
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