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Last Modified:2012-02-15Entry ID:724      
Eugene Shannon     Duty Status:Discharged  Rank:LCpl    
Location:Middletown, NJ Country:USA 
MOS:0311 Served:0  Vietnam Dates:01/70 to 02/71 SN:2559385 
Boot Camp:MCRD Parris Island Grad:Oct 69 Platoon:1032 
Stationed:3rd Bn, 1st Mar, 1st MarDiv, Mike Co, 1st plt CUPP.
Interests:Veteran Issues.
Comments:I joined M 3/1 as a member of the 1st Plt CUPP unit assigned off Hill 37. I was with 1st Squad, west of 37 along the road to An Hoa. As Cupp units we stayed in place and rotated ad/op con to E 2/5 I think it was. Served off Hill 55 and Hill 65 also.Wounded by friendly grenade off Hill 55.Ran sweeps in villes and on Charley Ridge.Village of Dai Loc was local RVN unit control. Recall a Lt. sharing Wild Turkey on Hill 37 with us enlisted.Would like to hear from someone about how the CUPP units originated, as it seems we were separated from Mike and sort of left behind.Served with Mike Co 3/1 from 2/70 to 2/71, 1st plt CUPP, 0311.

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