Marine Corps Vietnam Tankers Historical Foundation©
Marine Corps Vietnam-era Tankers and Ontosmen Have Made History.
Your Historical Foundation is Making it Known.
LCpl. WILLIAMSON, ROBERT M., JR.
The President of the United States takes pleasure
in presenting the Silver Star Medal to Robert M. Williamson, Jr., 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 August 17, 1966. By his courage,
aggressive fighting spirit and steadfast devotion to duty in the face of
extreme personal danger, Lance Corporal Williamson upheld the highest
traditions of the Marine Corps and the United States Naval Service.