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7th Engineer Battalion,
1st Infantry Brigade (Separate),
5th Infantry Division (Mechanized)
|Insignia of the U.S.
Army Corps of Engineers
(Worn by all personnel
with an Engineer MOS)
5th Infantry Division
Worn on the left sleeve while assigned, on the right if a combat tour was served with the unit
by all personnel assigned to the 5th Infantry Division.
Red worn on dress uniform, black on fatigues - now called BDUs
7th Engineer Battalion
(worn on the epaulette of the dress uniform by all personnel assigned to the 7th Engineers)
"Let us try"
Motto of the Corps of Engineers
"To absent comrades..."
PFC James Russell Beatty, 8 July 1948 - 24 August 1969, KIA during a mine sweep south of A-4 (Con Thien);
...And to all who served:
A Company, 7th Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized),
Republic of VietNam from2 July 1968 to 8 August 1971;
With the 5th Mech in 'Nam, with the 5th Infantry Division in Panama, WW II, and WW I;
In all the services, in all the wars, conflicts, police actions, and those who "stood and waited" to preserve peace;
To Mr Bob Hope, for providing moments of levity to four generations when they were most needed ;
To my wife, children, parents, and sisters who have loved and put up with me all of these years in spite of my many faults
|This site is my personal tribute and is not an official site of the Department of the Army, Department of Defense, or any US Govervment Agency, nor affiliated with them in any way. No fancy graphics, no professional help, lots of amateur assistance from friends and fellow vets - thanks.|
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