Basic School Class 2-65 New Orleans 2019 Reunion

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Donald Forte, Jr.

Name: Donald Forte, Jr.
Address: 121 Trowbridge Street
City:  Cambridge
Zip Code: 02138
State:                                     MA
Evening Phone:  617-491-2416
Email Address:
TBS Platoon:                         2nd
Unit Attached To:                 0302
Rank: Capt.
Vietnam Tour Dates:             Aug '65 - Aug '66
Units Attached To:              
2/5, 3/9, 9th Reg., 3/8, Marine Barracks Charlestown (Boston)
Locations in Vietnam: Da Nang area
Medals Received: Navy Commendation Medal w "V"
Best Experiences: Relieving one of my squads pinned down at night by enemy fire by bringing to the fray a second squad and an attached tank and directing tank fire (cannonade) that reportedly (air observer the next day) killed over 20 VC/NVA's
Worst Experience: 2 Marines KIA in my rifle platoon
Employment Experience 
After USMC:
Private law practice, enforcement lawyer with EPA, CEO of family wool firm
Wife's Name: Marjorie
Children's Name: Aaron (deceased), Leah

Looking forward to reunioning with Basic School classmates in May.
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