Always proud of my husband, for everything about his life, honestly. But I’m especially proud of his service to our country, and I celebrate that today. I am also thankful for all who have served throughout the history of this great country.
We were married in 1965, Russell graduated from college in 1967, and he served as an officer in the USMC from 1967-1970. His 13-month Viet Nam tour was 1968-1969.
The saying is really true:
ONCE A MARINE, ALWAYS A MARINE!
Navy Commendation Medal with Combat V for service in Viet Nam