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GEORGE LEE FAIN

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Plaque : Wall 5, Row A, Col 4

George Lee Fain Biographical Information Corporal George Lee Fain proudly served as a United States Marine from April 20, 1962 until August 10, 1966. George completed boot camp at Camp Pendleton, California. Having previously worked as an over the road trucker as a civilian, George continued his specialty training as a Marine Motor Vehicle Operator. George was one of four brothers that served their country in the US Marine Corps. Upon completion of his training, George was assigned to 3rd Battalion of the 12th Marines. As part of Golf Battery, George deployed to Okinawa in March of 1965. After two short months in Japan, George redeployed with the 3 12 to the Republic of Vietnam, where he and his unit provided combat support to Marine and other allied ground forces. Georges service in Vietnam coincided with the deployment his brother and fellow Marine, Sergeant Gary Lee Fain, who served a second Vietnam tour and later died in combat on December 23, 1968. George completed his service to the Marines in August of 1966 shortly after his tour in Vietnam. He continued to serve his country later in life as a regular volunteer at the Roseburg, Oregon Department of Veteran Affairs medical center. George Lee Fain passed away on August 11, 2014. He was buried with military honors at the Roseburg National Cemetery in Section 1, Site 46.

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ARMED FORCES EXPEDITIONARY MEDAL (Quemoy and Matsu Isl) MARINE CORPS GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL NATIONAL DEFENSE SERVICE MEDAL NAVY UNIT COMMENDATION RIBBON PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATION RIBBON VIETNAM SERVICE MEDAL w/4 bronze stars MARINE CORPS MARKSMAN RIFLE BADGE [Cannot Issue] REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM CAMPAIGN MEDAL -FOREIGN REP VIETNAM MUC GALLANTRY CROSS-FOREIGN MARINE CORPS HONORABLE DISCHARGE BUTTON

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