Arlan Joseph Kennedy, Jr

MABS-16, MAG-16, 1ST MAW
United States Marine Corps
17 March 1947 - 19 June 1968
Reading, Pennsylvania
Panel 56W Line 035


Purple Heart, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

The database page for Arlan Joseph Kennedy, Jr

24 May 2001

CPL Arlan Joseph Kennedy served with
Marine Air Base Squadron 16,
16th Marine Air Group,
1st Marine Air Wing.

We remember and we won't forget.
Thanks for giving your life for us.

I miss you and I wish we had grown old together.

Carol Richards
546 South 9th St., Reading, Pa

A Note from The Virtual Wall

The Marine Air Base Squadron 16 Command Chronology for June 1968 contains the following entry:
"At approximately 2345 [An Hoa] field hit by mortars resulting in three MABs-16 casualties, Cpl A. J. Kennedy KIA, LCpl T. J. Hogan and LCpl S. Williamson WIA."
Lance Corporals Hogan and Williamson survived their injuries.

The point-of-contact for this memorial is
a cousin,
Carol Weik Richards
546 South 9th St., Reading, Pa

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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 24 May 2001
Last updated 05/27/2008