Mechanic-Aircrewmen at Newport. Staff Sergeant
Richard S. Riggle, Private First Class Theodore E. Adkins, and Corporal Frank Haddix (L-R) all served as Mechanic-Turret Gunners
with VMB-613. These Marines are seen in a photograph that was
taken at MCAAF Newport, Arkansas shortly before the squadron departed
for the Central Pacific in late 1944.
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