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Seventeen Saigon Marines and Mr. & Mrs. Judge and Heidi who is representing the deceased Jim Daisy.
Darwin Judge's Grave. The Fall of Saigon Marines each place a red rose on the grave and saluted LCpl Judge.
Ken Lock giving speech at Iowa Vietnam Memorial
Ken Locks family: Madonna Locke, Colin Broussard, Ken Locke, Sina Locke
Cpl McMahon and LCpl Judge were both awarded Proclamations from their Governors from Iowa and Massachusetts
The Judge Family: From left to right. Mr. Henry Judge (WWII Veteran), Mrs. Ida Judge and Darwin's sister Laura.
Opening Speech by Doug Potratz
Governor of Iowa Speak at Ceremony
Purple Heart Ceremony
24th Marines Funeral Detail
24th Marines I & I Staff
Boy Scouts of America Honor Guard: Color Guard for LCpl Judge's Memorial Service LCpl Judge was a Eagle Scout. The Scout Master to the left also was LCpl Judge's Scout Master.
24th Marines Honor Guard Support
LtCol Jim Kean Commanding Officer(Saigon, Vietnam), Giving the Flag to the Parents. The Judge Family accepts the American Flag.
All the Saigon Marines signed a Star on the Flag given to the Judge Family.
Tree Planting For LCpl Judge and Cpl McMahon: Mr. and Mrs. Judge plant their sons tree.
Tree Planting For LCpl Judge and Cpl McMahon: Dwight McDonald finished planting Cpl McMahon's Tree.
(Left) Colonel Hasty (SSgt NCOIC Can Tho Detachment) Last on Active Duty, (Right) Colonel Hurley (CO MSG Battalion)
Doug Potratz and Ken Locke, Organizers of the Memorial/Reunion: Doug as Master of Ceremonies.
Doug Potratz and Ken Locke, Organizers of the Memorial/Reunion: Ken Locke and Doug Potratz.(from left to right.)
At the bar...
At the bar...
Vietnam Memorial paying tribute to the Veterans of this conflict and their families.