This site is dedicated to all those who
PFC Roger Martin Marty
Roger Martin Marty
new photos to CAC Hotel 7 (04/13/2003)
The Short Story:
My time in the Marines was spent in the following
- MCRD Camp - Pendleton, CA (Boot camp Platoon 271 17-Mar-1966
- 2nd ITR - Camp Pendelton, CA (Infantry training)
- Staging Battalion - Camp Pendleton, CA (Prep for Vietnam)
- Kilo Company 3rd Battalion 9th Marine Regiment
3rd Marine Division - RVN
- CAC Alpha 3 - RVN
- CAC Hotel 7 - Thua Luu, RVN
- 26th Marines - Camp Pendleton, CA
- 28th Marines - Camp Pendleton, CA
- 2nd ITR - Camp Pendleton, CA (Instructor)
It is my intent to fill these page with information
about these units and my time spent there. While most of the names
have faded it seems the ones that stand out most vividly are those
that did not make it home.
US Fighting Man's Code
I am an American fighting man, I serve in the forces which guard
my country and our way of life. I am prepared to give my life in
I will never surrender of my own free will. If in command
I will never surrender my men while they still have the means to
If I am captured, I will continue to resist by all means
I will make every effort to escape or to aide others to escape.
I will accept neither parole nor special favors from the enemy.
If I become a prisoner of war, I will keep faith with my
fellow prisoners. I will give no information or take part in any
action which might be harmful to my comrades. If I am senior, I
will take command. If not, I will obey the lawful order of those
appointed over me and will back them up in every way.
When questioned, should I become a
prisoner of war, I am bound to give only my name, rank, service
number and date of birth. I will evade answering further question
to the utmost of my ability, I will make no oral or written statements
disloyal to my country or it's allies and harmful to their cause.
I will never forget that I am an American fighting man, responsible
for my actions, and dedicated to the principles which made my country
free. I will trust in my God and in the United States of America.