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Joshua  Leinsdorf
60 Bayside Drive Atlantic Highlands NJ 07716
Last Stand at Khe Sanh
The story of Ron's death is told on pages 231 - 234 in Last Stand at Khe Sanh by Gregg Jones.
Jan 16, 2015

This man has given of himself everything he could so that his brother marines and the people back home could live a more peaceful life. This gift of his life show the greatness of this HERO. HERO'S don't wear cape's or mask's no! They wear MARINE GREEN. As each day passes by, we must take time to remember what this HERO gave up! So that we could live in a FREE Society. THANK YOU ! SEMPER FI! You are not forgotten!
Mar 6, 2014

LArry  MUse
Fellow Marine Veteran
10914 Mayfield Road Houston TX 77043 USA
You Are Remembered
Status: Date: 06 MAR 1968 Type: Fairchild C-123K Provider Operator: Vietnam Air Force Registration: 54-0590 C/n / msn: 20039 First flight: Crew: Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5 Passengers: Fatalities: 44 / Occupants: 44 Total: Fatalities: 49 / Occupants: 49 Airplane damage: Destroyed Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair) Location: 1,6 km (1 mls) S of Khe Sanh (Vietnam) Phase: Approach (APR) Nature: Military Departure airport: Hue-Phu Bai Airport (HUI) (HUI/VVPB), Vietnam Destination airport: Khe Sanh, Vietnam Narrative: The Provider transport plane was delivering troops and spare parts to the base at Khe Sanh. The pilot had to abort the approach because a light aircraft was still on the runway. While circling for another approach, the airplane was hit by ground fire. The pilot lost control and the airplane spiralled to the ground, killing all 49 on board.
Nov 28, 2011

Garnet  Jenkins
Grand Junction CO 81501 USA
~ Rest In Peace, Cpl Ronald Royce Ryan ~

In Tribute to this Brave Young Marine, with Profound Gratitude for his Courage, Service and Dedication to our Country and for Freedom. Rest in Peace, and know that you will NEVER BE FORGOTTEN. I am the sister of Sgt David Dickinson, who also made the Supreme Sacrifice in Vietnam 1967... 'SOME PEOPLE SPEND AN ENTIRE LIVETIME, WONDERING IF THEY MADE A DIFFERENCE. THE MARINES DON'T HAVE THAT PROBLEM' ~ President Ronald Reagan ~
Sep 27, 2011

Grateful American
Fellow Californian
American Hero
Thank you Cpl Ryan for your ultimate sacrifice. Rest well Marine and rest assured that you Sir, are not forgotten.
Sunday, March 06, 2005

Ray Harton
Fellow Marine
The Reverend Vincent Robert Capodanno Foundation Inc
"POOR IS THE COUNTRY THAT HAS NO HERO'S,,,SHAMEFUL IS THE COUNTRY THAT HAS THEM,,,AND FORGETS" (unknown author) Rest In Peace, You have not been forgotten. Cpl.Harton, USMC Ret. Vietnam 1967 5th Marines
Sunday, October 29, 2000

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