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MY BISBEE, ARIZONA PROCLAMATION AWARD & THE MEDAL OF VALOR

                                      

          

          

    

 

 

MY BISBEE ARIZONS PROCLAMATION AWARD FROM THE BISBEE MEMORY GROUP

BISBEE,  ARIZONA MEMORY GROUP  

          

         FORMER ADMINISTRATOR DAVID LOOPER

   OF THE OREGON VETERANS' HOME IN THE

   DALLES, OREGON HOLDS OUT AN 

   AUTOGRAPHED VERSION BY THE AUTHOR 

   THE "B" FOR BISBEE MEMORY GROUP BOOK.  

   WHILE I HOLD UP A HIGH SCHOOL PICTURE

   OF MY SQUAD LEADER IN VIETNAM SGT

   RICHARD ALLEN THURSBY KIA  1 APRIL

   1969.  3rd SQUAD 1ST PLATOON ALPHA

   FIRETEAM D COMPANY 4th BATTALION 12th

   INFANTRY 199th LIGHT INFANTRY BRIGADE

   IN MY LEFT HAND I'AM HOLDING THE

    BISBEE, ARIZONA PROCLAMATION MAKING

 ME AN HONORARY CITIZEN OF BISBEE,

 ARIZONA SIGNED BY NINE DIFFERENT

 POLITICIANS INCLUDING THE GOVENOR OF 

 ARIZONA FOR WRITING MY SQUAD LEADER'S

 MEMORIAL AND HAVING IT POSTED ON THE

 VIRTUAL WALL ALONG WITH PFC JAMES EARL

 BOUYER, AND SP/4 WILLIAM ARTHUR

 DEBATES WHO WERE ALL KILLED RIGHT IN

 FRONT OF ME ON 1st APRIL 1969,

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3rd SQUAD 1st PLATOON 

D COMPANY  4th BATTALION 12th INFANTRY

199th LIGHT INFANTRY BRIGADE APO 96279

                MARCH - APRIL OF 1969

 MY YEN, WAS WHERE MY SQUAD LEADER AND

 TWO OTHER OF MY SQUADMATES WERE       

 KILLED RIGHT IN FRONT OF ME ON  APRIL 1st

 1969.

(Please see my memorials on the NAVIGATION

BAR at  the top of this page)  or easier yet just

click on this Link MY FRIEND'S MEMORIALS

                     3rd SQUAD 1st PLATOON

                  

           J. E. BOUYER              R. A. THURSBY 

          KIA 4/1/69                 KIA 4/1/69         

                       

                           W. A. DEBATES

                             KIA 4/1/69

THIS IS A COPY OF THE PROCLAMATION FROM

BISBEE, ARIZONA THAT MAKES ME AN

HONARY CITIZEN OF BISBEE, ARIZONA FOR

THE MEMORIAL THAT I WROTE FOR THREE

NATIONAL WEBSITES. I WAS HOLDING UP IN

MY LEFT HAND WITH OUR FORMER

ADMINISTRATOR DAVID LOOPER POSTED IN

THE PICTURE ABOVE.  

                

 

MY MEDAL OF VALOR FROM THE NATIVE AMERICAN INDIANS

      

                       

      

(ME) GREG PAYNE  RECIEVING THE

 "WARRIORS MEDAL OF VALOR" GIVEN TO ME

 BY THE  NATIVE AMERICAN INDIANS, TRIBES

INCLUDE THE SIOUX, THE CHEYANNE, THE

CROW, THE COMMANCHE, THE CHEROKEE, THE

BLACKFOOT, THE YAKIMAS, THE NAVAHO, THE

NEZ PIERCE, THE ARAPAHO, AND THE

APACHE.  IN SHORT IT WAS "THE NATIVE

AMERICAN CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES

OF AMERICA COUNCIL." AT THE OREGON  

VETERANS' HOME B-WING DINING ROOM

AREA. 

 

ARE

     (ME) GREG PAYNE  RECIEVING THE

 "WARRIORS MEDAL OF VALOR" GIVEN TO ME

 BY THE  NATIVE AMERICAN INDIANS, AT THE

 OREGON VETERANS' HOME B-WING DINING

 ROOM AREA THE  DALLES, OREGON. 

       

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