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 pride in
presenting the Silver Star Medal (Posthumously) to Robert M. Walkley
(2365067), Lance Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps, for conspicuous gallantry
and intrepidity in action while serving with Company B, 3d Tank
Battalion, 3d Marine Division (Rein.), FMF, in connection with combat
operations against the enemy in the Republic of Vietnam on March 24,
1969. By his courage, aggressive fighting spirit and steadfast devotion
to duty in the face of extreme personal danger, Lance Corporal Walkley
upheld the highest traditions of the Marine Corps and the United States
Naval Service. He gallantly gave his life for his country.
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