The regiment was composed of three infantry battalions and one headquarters company:. In mid-Mayfollowing the conclusion of The Hill Fightsthe 26th Marines took over responsibility for the area around Khe Sanh from the 3rd Marines. A 2nd Battalion 26th Marines Echo Company citation or commendation is an award bestowed upon an organization for the action cited.

Members of the unit who participated in said actions are allowed to wear on their uniforms the awarded unit citation. The 26th Marine Regiment has been presented with the following awards:.

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26th Marines - Home

New Mission. This site is remains under reconstruction to provide a forum for veterans of all of the 26 th Marine Regiment to post their in-country photos and images - sort of a pictorial history of the life of a combat marine. Secondly, the site hopes to provide a 26 th Marine regimental history, according to the offical publication of USMC History: Vietnam 1964-1975, using excerpts from ...…

2nd Battalion, 2nd Marines - Home

2nd Battalion, 2nd Marines- Home. U.S. Marines with 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, Kilo Company conduct an urban live fire attack at range 230 during Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 3-16 at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Ca.…