The 1/5 Vietnam Veterans Unit Chapter of the 1st Marine Division Association is a 501 (C) (19) not-for-profit corporation chartered in the state of North Carolina. The organization’s missions include supporting the 1st Marine Division Association and its Scholarship Programs; preserving incidents and memories of the Marines and Sailors who served with 1/5/1 during the Vietnam War; and fostering, encouraging, and perpetuating the memory and the spirit and comradeship in arms of the 1/5/1 Vietnam Veterans. For more information, visit 1-5vietnamveterans.org.
Pictured above: Patriot Guard Riders escorted three flatbed tractor-trailers hauling the 5th Marines Vietnam War Memorial from Rock of Ages to Camp Pendleton, California.
For the fifth time, the 1/5 Vietnam Veterans Association will be dedicating a Vietnam War Memorial.
The fifth memorial will be located in San Clemente, California, in honor of the 2,706 marines and sailors from the 5th Regiment who gave their lives in Vietnam.
For more information on the dedication and for a more complete description of the memorial, please visit Vantage blogs.