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Saying good bye to one of our own. Semper Fi

  • Passing of Iwo Vet - Chuck Vaughn

    Phil Angelo815-937-3382Dec 22, 2016 Charles "Chuck" Vaughn, of Kankakee, Illinois, never got to see the famous flag-raising on Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima.He was too busy trying to stay alive.Later a successful auctioneer and business owner, he was wounded twice during the battle of Iwo Jima while serving with the 5th Marine Division. The brutal battle required three Marine divisions to subdue the Japanese-held island, which was considered vital because of its airfield....

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  • Passing of Iwo Vet - John Huffines

    DALLAS - John Franklin Huffhines passed away peacefully on Friday, November 18, 2016 in Weatherford, TX, where he had lived since December 2015. MEMORIAL SERVICE: A memorial Service will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2016, at 2:00PM at Spring Valley United Methodist Church located at 7700 Spring Valley Road, Dallas, Texas. MEMORIAL: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made for wounded Marines to Semper Fi Fund 825 College Blvd, Suite 102 PMB 609 Oceanside, CA 92057...

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