Marine Corps Vietnam Tankers Historical Foundation©

Marine Corps Vietnam-era Tankers and Ontosmen Have Made History. 

Your Historical Foundation is Making it Known.

The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star Medal to Jerome F. Cain, Private First Class, U.S. Marine Corps, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action while serving with Company B, 5th Tank Battalion, in connection with combat operations against the enemy in the Republic of Vietnam on June 15, 1968. By his courage, aggressive fighting spirit and steadfast devotion to duty in the face of extreme personal danger, Private First Class Cain upheld the highest traditions of the Marine Corps and the United States Naval Service.