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5th Marine Regiment

"The Fighting Fifth"

1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

GySgt Louis Cukela (Awarded both an Army and Navy MOH), 18 July 1918

Villers-Cotterets, France

World War I

66th Company, 5th Regiment


GySgt Ernest August Janson (Served under the name Charles F. Hoffman, Awarded both an Army and Navy MOH), 6 June 1918

Chateau-Thierry, France

World War I

49th Company, 5th Regiment


Sgt Matej Kocak (Awarded both an Army and Navy MOH), 18 July 1918

Villers-Cotterets, France

World War I

66th Company, 5th Regiment


Cpl Anthony Casamento, 1 November 1942

Guadalcanal, British Solomon Islands

World War II

Company D, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines


Cpl Lewis Kenneth Bausell, 15 September 1944

Peleliu Island, Palau Group

World War II

1st Battalion, 5th Marines


2ndLt Carlton Robert Rouh, 15 September 1944

Peleliu Island, Palau Group

World War II

1st Battalion, 5th Marines


PFC Albert Ernest Schwab, 7 May 1945

Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, Japan

World War II

Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines


1stLt Baldomero Lopez, 15 September 1950

Inchon, Korea

Korean War

Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines


PFC Eugene Arnold Obregon, 26 September 1950

Seoul, Korea

Korean War

Company G, 3d Battalion, 5th Marines


SSgt William Gordon Windrich, 1 December 1950

Yudam-ni, Korea

Korean War

Company I, 3d Battalion, 5th Marines


Cpl Jack Arden Davenport, 21 September 1951

Songnae-Dong, Korea

Korean War

Company G, 3d Battalion, 5th Marines


PFC Whitt Lloyd Moreland, 29 May 1951

Kwagch’i-Dong, Korea

Korean War

Company C, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines


Cpl Duane Edgar Dewey, 16 April 1952

Panmunjom, Korea

Korean War

Company E, 2d Battalion, 5th Marines


PFC Fernando Luis Garcia, 5 September 1952

Outpost Bruce, “Bunker Hill” area, Korea

Korean War

Company I, 3d Battalion, 5th Marines


PFC Alford Lee McLaughlin, 4-5 September 1952

Outpost Bruce, “Bunker Hill” area, Korea

Korean War

Company I, 3d Battalion, 5th Marines


PFC Robert Ernest Simanek, 17 August 1952

Korea

Korean War

Company F, 2d Battalion, 5th Marines


2ndLt Raymond Gerald Murphy, 3 February 1953

Korea

Korean War

Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines


LCpl Joe C. Paul, 18 August 1965

Chu Lai, Republic of Vietnam

Vietnam War

Company H, 2d Battalion, 4th Marines


Capt Howard Vincent Lee, 8-9 August 1966

Cam Lo, Republic of Vietnam

Vietnam War

Company E, 2d Battalion, 4th Marines


LCpl Richard Allan Pittman, 24 July 1966

Demilitarized Zone, Republic of Vietnam

Vietnam War

Company I, 3d Battalion, 5th Marines


LCpl Jedh Colby Barker, 21 September 1967

Con Thien, Republic of Vietnam

Vietnam War

Company F, 2d Battalion, 4th Marines


Sgt Rodney Maxwell Davis, 6 September 1967

Quang Nam Province, Republic of Vietnam

Vietnam War

Company B, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines


Sgt Paul Hellstrom Foster, 14 October 1967

Con Thien, Republic of Vietnam

Vietnam War

2d Battalion, 4th Marines


Capt James Albert Graham, 2 June 1967

Quang Tin, Republic of Vietnam

Vietnam War

Company F, 2d Battalion, 5th Marines


PFC Melvin Earl Newlin, 3-4 July 1967

Quang Nam Province, Republic of Vietnam

Vietnam War

Company F, 2d Battalion, 5th Marines


Sgt Lawrence David Peters, 4 September 1967

Quang Tin Province, Republic of Vietnam

Vietnam War

Company M, 3d Battalion, 5th Marines


Capt James E. Livingston, 2 May 1968

Dai Do & Dinh To, Republic of Vietnam

Vietnam War

Company E, 2d Battalion, 4th Marines


Capt M. Sando Vargas, Jr. (Name officially changed to Jay R. Vargas), 30 April-2 May 1968

Dai Do & Dinh To, Republic of Vietnam

Vietnam War

Company G, 2d Battalion, 4th Marines


PFC Daniel D. Bruce, 1 March 1969

Quang Nam Province, Republic of Vietnam

Vietnam War

Headquarters & Service Company, 3d Battalion, 5th Marines


SSgt Allan Jay Kellogg, Jr., 11 March 1970

Quang Nam Province, Republic of Vietnam

Vietnam War

Company G, 2d Battalion, 5th Marines