November 10, 1978 – I reported to my first duty station, Parris Island, as a United States Marine. Mr. Barnum was a Major then and would by my Commanding Officer for the next two years. What an honor to serve in the same ranks as this man. Please take a moment to read the citation of a hero… Mike Piccione, Editor G & P

Name: Barnum, Harvey C., JR
Rank: Captain
Company: Company H, 2nd Battalion
Place / Date: Ky Phu in Quang Tin Province, Republic of Vietnam, 18 December 1965
Organization: U.S. Marine Corps
Division: 9th Marines, 3rd Marine Division


A special thanks to the Congressional Medal of Honor Society for this Citation.
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