Andrew Thomas Brown

CAP 3-3-5, CACO 3-3, 3RD CAG, III MAF
United States Marine Corps
04 September 1948 - 16 September 1968
Buffalo, New York
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Purple Heart, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

The database page for Andrew Thomas Brown

16 Jun 2006

Another day thinking of you as well as the others. It was understandable, the feed back from your family. But they need to know that I was with you last, and it should have been me instead of you. Please remember that one day we'll be together again at "soldier city".

Always your friend, battle buddy and suffering old man,
Joseph Castro

14 Jan 2007

Just checking in with you all. Castro is on watch and always looking out. Love to all my "Brothers"

From a battle buddy,
Joseph H. Castro Jr.
864 Butler Lake Road, Chester, South Carolina

A Note from The Virtual Wall

The Combined Action Program involved placing a squad of Marines in a village where they lived, fought, and sometimes died among the South Vietnamese.

On 16 Sep 1968, four Marines from Combined Action Platoon 3-3-5 died:

The point-of-contact for this memorial is
a comrade-in-arms,
Joseph Castro

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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 16 Jun 2006
Last updated 05/25/2007