Marine Corps Vietnam Tankers Historical Foundation©

Marine Corps Vietnam-era Tankers and Ontos Crewmen Have Made History. 

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Mar. 23 2017 Updated Main Page
Mar. 23 2017 Updated Veterans Information Page.
Dec. 07 2016 Added John Partilla's book "Grief Sucks" to Books Page.
Oct. 29 2016 Revamped main page
Oct. 11 2016 Added Frank "Tree" Remkiewicz  "Tank Tattoo" to Names and Logos Page.
Apr 23, 2016 Added Apr 20, 2016 USMC Playbook
Apr 12, 2016 Created an In Memory Page.
Apr 09, 2016 Updated Ron Konsky's page with photos
Jan 25, 2016 Updated main page
Jan 25, 2016 Added two books to Books Page
Nov 06, 2015 Updated map for Dodge City and added "Mud Flats" location plus a new map of 3 Bad Places.
Nov 06, 2015 Added CMC's 240th Birthday message and video to main page
Oct 29, 2015 Updated Ontos page with articles and photos.
Oct 29, 2015 Added Oct. 2015 USMC Playbook
Sep 07, 2015 Created and linked a Page for 2nd Plt. "C" Co. 1st Tks Photos.
Sep 07, 2015 Updated Photo Index
Sep 07, 2015 Added Photo page for Jimmy Logan, 2nd Plt., "C" Co., 1st Tks.
Sep 07, 2015 Updated PH page with Jimmy Logan
Aug 14, 2015 Added Aug. 2015 USMC Playbook
Aug 10, 2015 Added NavAch award for Frank G. Demes Jr.
Jul 28, 2015 Created and added new page 2nd Quarter Breech Block
May 28, 2015 Added link to May USMC Playbook on main page.
May 09, 2015 Added a sketch map to story "Tanks on Operation Liberty"
May 05, 2015 Updated Personal Stories Index
May 05, 2015 Added article to Personal Accounts Page (A Conversation about Operation Buffalo)
May 05, 2015 Updated Map Locater Page
May 05, 2015 Updated Operation Buffalo Map Page (Added links to Storys)
May 05, 2015 Updated Links Page (removed broken links)
Apr 27, 2015 Updated Personal Stories Index
Apr 27, 2015 Added stories to Personal Accounts
Apr 27, 2015 Updated Awards article for Harris Himes
Apr 27, 2015 Created Map for 1st Plt., Bravo Co., 3rd Tks. on May 19, 1968
Apr 13, 2015 Added maps for 2nd Plt., Bravo, 1st Tanks for Jul-Nov 65 and Nov 65-
Apr 02, 2015 Created and added new page 1st Quarter Breech Block
Feb 21, 2015 Updated webmaster Email address
Jan 29, 2015 Added two articles about Hue to Personal Accounts Page.
Jan 29, 2015 Fixed some broken links, updated Awards Page.
Jan 22, 2015 Created an Index for the Personal Stories page on Main Page Under Personal Photos and Quick Links.
Jan 21, 2015 Created an Index for the Personal Photos page on Main Page Under Personal Photos and Quick Links.
Jan 21, 2015 Added January 2015 Breach Block to Main Page.
Jan 21, 2015 Updated BoD Page.
Jan 4, 2015 Updated awards page and Purple Hearts Page.
Jan 1, 2015 Added January CC Abs to Main Page
Dec 22, 2014 Added December 2014 Breach Block to Main Page.
Dec 22, 2014 Added Link to latest USMC Playbook.
Dec 15, 2014 Updated awards page by adding dated and unit.
Dec 01, 2014 Inserted Holiday Graphics
Dec 01, 2014 Added December CC Abs to Main Page
Dec 01,2014 Added link to Latest USMC Playbook in PDF
Oct 29, 2014 Added CMC's Birthday Msg to Main Page
Oct 29, 2014 Added Novembers 2014 Breach Block to Main Page.
Oct 29,2014 Added November CC Abs to Main Page
Oct 18, 2014 Added link to Latest USMC Playbook in PDF
Oct 18, 2014 Added October 2014 Breach Block to Main Page.
Oct 2, 2014 Updated CC Abstracts for October.
Sep 29, 2014 Uploaded video of A22 in Hue.
Sep 8, 2014 Added September 2014 Breach Block to Main Page.
Sep 4, 2014 Updated CC Abstracts for September.
Aug 11, 2014 Added new photo Page to Bravo 3rd Tanks, John Nolan.
Aug 10, 2014 Added August 2014 Breach Block to Main Page.
Aug 10, 2014 Updated/added names to Purple Heart Page.
Aug 1, 2014 Added link to Latest USMC Playbook. in PDF
Aug 1, 2014 Updated CC Abstracts for August.
Jul 29, 2014 Updated Personal Accounts page.
Jul 19, 2014 Completed adding Back Issues of the Breach Block to Main Page.  From 2010 to July 2014.
Jul 16, 2014 Started adding Back Issues of the Breach Block to Main Page.
Jul 5,2014 Added map page for Operation Lam Son 250
Jul 5, 2014 Added Sgt. James Sefrhans to Awards Page (Bronze Star) and KIA Page
Jun 30, 2014 Updated Command Chronology Abstracts for July 1965-1970.
Jun 24, 2014 Updated BoD Page.
May 20 2014 Added Wally Young to Awards Page
May 5 2014 Updated added a name to Purple Hearts page.
May 5 2014 Updated Links page
May 4 2014 Updated Silver Star page and Awards page.
May 4 2014 Added CC Abstracts for 1st and 3rd AT Bn. and 1st and 3rd Tk Bn. for May at Main Page   
May 4 2014 Added link to Eveloution of Marine Tanks page for 2nd Corps Tanks at Tarawa.
Apr. 25 2014 Added photos to Lt. Mattingly's S.S. Page.
Apr. 25 2014 Added two stories to VPA Page.
Apr. 5 2014 Updated Purple Hearts Page
Apr. 4 2014 Updated page names and logos.
Apr. 4 2014 Added CC Abstracts for 1st and 3rd AT Bn. and 1st and 3rd Tk Bn. for April at Main Page  
Mar. 23 2014 Updated page names and logos.
Feb. 28 2014 Updated CC Abstracts for Feb. and Mar. 1966-1970 at Main Page                       
Feb. 22 20104 Added new photo to  Photo ID Page.
Feb. 22 2014 Updated page names and logos.
Jan. 2 2014 Updated Sponsor page.
Dec. 31 2013 Uploaded Command Chronoligie Abstracts for January, November and December, 1965-1970.
Nov. 17 2013 Added photo ID of Terry Hunter to Op. Buffalo page.
Nov. 17 2013 Updated Jackie Hunter's photo on BoD page.
Nov. 17 2013 Updated page names and logos. From members in put.  First Ontos Logo and names.
Oct. 1 2013 Updated page names and logos. From members in put.
Oct. 1 2013 Updated Awards page added Frank "Tree" Remkiewicz Bronze Star.
Sep. 23 2013 Updated CC Abstracts for Jun. and Oct. links on Main page.
Sep. 23 2013 Updated map page of 1st Plt. Bravo Co., 3rd Tks., May-Jul 1968 with articles by Fred Kellog, Rick Oswood and Rene Certa on their Awards Pages.
Sep. 19 2013 Added story Breakfast at the Ben Hai River by Vergil Melton Jr. to Personal Accounts.
Sep. 19 2013 Updated page names and logos. From members in put.
Sep. 13 2013 Updated Sponsors page.
Sep. 13 2013 Updated map page of 1st Plt. Bravo Co., 3rd Tks., May-Jul 1968
Sep. 2 2013 Fixed broken links on Map Locater Page.
Sep. 2 2013 Updated photo credits for Map Tanks in Hue.
Sep. 2 2013 Updated Sponsors page.
Aug. 27 2013 Updated CC Abstracts for Apr. Jul. Aug. and Sep. on main page.
Aug. 27 2013 Updated Sponsors page.
Aug. 26 2013 Added new History graphic to Main Page.
Aug. 26 2013 Updated photo credits for Map Tanks in Hue.
Aug. 8 2013 Updated Awards page,
Aug. 6 2013 Updated photo page for 1st Plt. Bravo Co. 1st Tks.
Aug. 6 2013 Updated page  names and logos. From members in put.
Aug. 3 2013 Updated page  names and logos. From members in put.
Aug. 3 2013 Updated Awards page, added some Silver Star info and 1 Navy Achievement Award.
Aug. 3 2013 Updated the Sponsors Page.
Jul. 30 2013 Updated photo page for 3rd Plt. Bravo Co. 1st Tks.
Jul. 30 2013 Updated page  names and logos. From members in put.
Jul. 30 2013 Updated photo page for Bravo Co. 1st Tks fron Tom Snyder.
Jul. 23 2013 Updated page  names and logos. From members in put.
Jul. 23 2013 Added photo page for Bravo Co. 1st Tks fron Tom Snyder.
Jul. 23 2013 Updated photo page for 3rd Plt. Bravo Co. 1st Tks.
Jul. 19 2013 Created photo page for 1st Plt. Bravo Co. 1st Tks.
Jul. 19 2013 Updated photo page for 3rd Plt. Bravo Co. 1st Tks.
Jul. 13 2013 Added July's CC Abstracts to Main Page.
Jul. 13 2013 Updated the Sponsors Page.
Jul. 13 2013 Updated page  names and logos. From members in put.
Jul. 10 2013 Created map for action of 3rd Plt. Bravo Co. 3rd Tks., Harold Riensche's NC. and to Peter Rich's story.
Jul. 10 2013 Updated page  names and logos. From members in put.
Jul. 6 2013 Updated KIA maps for 3rd Tk. Bn.
Jul. 4 2013 Updated KIA maps for 1st Tk. Bn.
Jul. 3 2013 Added a Custom Search Engine (CSE) to main page.
Jul. 3 2013 Added photos and award to Bob Hallers photo page.
Jul. 3 2013 Updated awards page added Charles Tucker to BSM and Bob Haller to NavCom.
Jul. 3 2013 Added photo for 2nd Plt. Charlie Co., 3rd Tk. Bn.
Jul. 3 2013 Updated Bravo Co., 1st Tks. photo page.
Jul. 3 2013 Updated page  names and logos. From members in put.
Jun. 28 2013 Redid and updated KIA maps for 1st AT Bn. and 3rd AT Bn.
Jun. 27 2013 Redid and updated KIA maps for 5th AT's and 5th Tks.
Jun. 18 2013 Updated page  names and logos. From members in put.
Jun. 17 2013 Updated photo page of Bob Vaxter 3rd Plt., C Co., 3rd Tks.
Jun. 17 2013 Updated map locater page with FSB-LZ Hawk Map.
Jun. 16 2013 Updated 1st AT's photo pages and added a photo page to "C" Co. from Fred Mills.
Jun. 11 2013 Added two books to Books Page.
Jun. 11 2013 Updated the Sponsors Page.
Jun. 5 2013 Updated page  names and logos. From members in put.
Jun. 5 2013 Updated the Sponsors Page.
Jun. 3 2013 Updated page  names and logos. From members in put.
May 31 2013 Updated page  names and logos. From members in put.
May 29 2013 Updated page  names and logos. From members in put.
May 26 2013 Created page with tanks names and logos.
May 24 2013 Added Command Chronoloige Abstracts to Main Page.
May 15 2013 Updated the Sponsors Page.
May 3 2013 Updated the Sponsors Page.
May 2 2013 Added a List of our Sponsors Page.
Apr 29 2013 Updated links page.
Apr 28 2013 Added links page.
Apr 7 2013 Updated Mission Statement.
Mar 20 2013 Added Command Chronologies for 3rd Tk. Bn. Jul., Aug., and Sep. 1965 to 3rd Tk Bn CC's
Feb 24 2013 Added Command Chronologies brief for March 1965-1970 in PDF and Word to Main Page
Feb 14 2013 Update Map, photos, and Awards for the Battle of Hue.
Feb 12 2013 Photo ID'd by Rick Langley on Photo ID Page.
Feb 12 2013 Updated photo information for Rick Langley's Photo Page.
Feb 12 2013 Added link to Citation for 1st Plt. Bravo Co. 3rd Tks. at Khe Sanh on 19 May 68.
Feb 10 2013 Updated photos and awards for 1st Plt. Bravo Co. 3rd Tks. at Khe Sanh on 19 May 68.
Feb 7 2013 Added photo of tanks in Hue at Tanks in Hue.
Feb 7 2013 Posted Jackie Hunter's photo on BoD page.
Jan 22 2013 Updated The Evolution of Marine Tanks a work in progress.
Dec 21 2012 Updated The Evolution of Marine Tanks a work in progress.
Dec 19 2012 Fixed broken links on Green Books Page.
Dec 16 2012 Added USMC Playbook for Nov. & Dec. 2012.  With Links on main page.
Dec 13 2012 Added Credit Card/PayPal Donation to Main Page.
Dec 10 2012 Updated The Evolution of Marine Tanks a work in progress.
Nov 28 2012 Published The Evolution of Marine Tanks a work in progress.
Nov 6 2012 Updated and added new maps to Alpha Co. 3rd Anti-Tanks at Khe Sanh.
Nov 6 2012 Updated and added new maps to 3rd Plt. Bravo Co. at Khe Sanh.
Nov 6 2012 Updated map & story links for "Four Gates to Hell".
Nov 1, 2012 Published Birthday page Happy 237th Birthday Marines.
Oct 15, 2012 Created a Video Page and added a Video of Marine Tanks and Ontos in Vietnam.
Oct 9, 2012 Added Flame Tank Video to photo page for Guy Wolfenbarger
Oct 6, 2012 Added photo page for Terry Bocchino, H&S Co. 3rd Tank, Bravo Co. 1967-68.
Sep 25, 2012 Added article to personal stories Air Conditioned M48a3, by Lloyd "Pappy" Reynolds
Sep 22, 2012 Added map for Operation Allen Brook, May-Aug 1968 Only May 1968 done.
Sep 22, 2012 Added book "Into The DMZ" Operation Hickory by Mark A. Cauble to Books.
Aug 31, 2012 Added photo page for Guy Wolfenbarger.  H&S Co. 3rd Tanks, also with Bravo & Charlie Co.'s.  Flame Tankes
Aug 3, 2012 updated photos contributed by others (non-Tankers)
Jul. 23, 2012 Added article to personal stories Flame Tank in Ambush Valley by Guy Wolfenbarger W/cross links to maps.
Jul. 21, 2012 Created & posted Maps for Name Places, Camp Carroll, Chu Lai, Geo Lin, Hai Van Pass, Hill 37, 55 & Liberty Bridge, Khe Sanh, Phu Loc 6 Continued createing links, linking Personal Stories and Vietnam Maps together.
Jul. 20, 2012 Created & posted Maps for Name Places, The 4 Gates to Hell Church, Camp Evans, Con Thien, Ocean View, Rock Pile & Razor Back, The Wash Out, Vandergrift CB
Jul. 19, 2012 Created links, linking Personal Stories and Vietnam Maps together.
Jun. 15, 2012 Added a members book to Books, "Beyond My Horizon" by Claude Vargo.
Jun. 14, 2012 Added article to personal stories "Tracks" by Clyde Houch
Jun. 12, 2012 Updated Book Reviews.
Jun. 12, 2012 Added a members book to Books, "Tracks" by Clyde Houch.
Apr. 6, 2012 Added article to personal stories Rabbit Hunting
Added article to personal stories Re-enlisting
Added article to personal stories "Pappy"s Confession
Mar. 20, 2012 Added article to personal stories A Cup of Cocoa
Added article to personal stories An Hoa - Phu Loc 6
Mar. 19, 2012 Added article to personal stories Rat's N Snakes.
Added article to personal stories Tankers didn't do it.
Added article to personal stories Tankers don't drink.
Added article to personal stories A load of Plywood.
Added article to personal stories In the Chow Line.
Added article to personal stories That Kind of War.
Added article to personal stories Comming Home.
Added article to personal stories Chico.
Mar. 18, 2012 Added photos and map to to personal stories Double Ambush article.
Added photos and map to to personal stories Drown Super Goof article.
Added photos to to personal stories One Run article.
Added photos to to personal stories Operation Hickory article.
Mar. 13, 2012 Published 3rd Anti-Tank Battalion KIA map page.
Mar. 8, 2012 Published 1st Anti-Tank Battalion KIA map page.
Feb. 24, 2012 Added BS award to (Ivan Redhorn) & Ontos KIA (Paul Ratliff)
Feb. 10, 2012 Added more photos to Photo ID page.
Feb, 9, 2012 Some Tankers ID'ed on Photo ID page.
Feb 8, 2012 New page, Tank Photos by non Tankers.
Feb. 1, 2012 New Guest Book entry.
Jan. 30, 2012 Operation Buffalo Map w/photos
Jan. 15, 2012 Added Photo ID page.