Our Military

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Thank you!

This country and ability to create this web site is brought to you by the United States Armed Forces.
Without the Armed Forces of the United States of America our country would seize to exist as we know it.

We in the United States, are only afforded our fake reality of how the world really is because these brave soldiers have allowed it to happen.

I have the the most respect for these individuals putting their only life on the line for the United States and their missions! They had to leave their family and friends – please show your support for them and all who are serving!

My contribution – James J. Robinson formerly of Newburyport now from Gardner, Ma, Army National Guard Kosovo 2006-2007. Former Newburyport resident and student back in the 70’s. His mother Cynthia was a crossing guard for the Belleville School on High St during that period also. Currently serving with the 101st Engineer Battalion in Iraq.

Michael Izzo from Waltham, Ma 2003 West Point Graduate- Now serving in Iraq from 2006-

Please enter your soldier or veteran so we can all know who he or she is.

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10 Responses to “Our Military”

  1. D.A.KUSE on September 20th, 2008 at 9:42 am

    Ok does anyone remember The Pacemaker and Yankee Bells..it was a marching team ..if I remember right ..Mr Parson whom own a small store of Merrimac Street was the director…they were in the Yankee Homecoming Parade every year and practced alot in the Davenport School Parking on Congress Street..

  2. jfrost on January 7th, 2009 at 8:00 pm

    My Contribution – Michael Norton , US Army Reserves during Desert Storm . Former Newburyport resident and student during the 80s .

  3. p.j. nichypor on June 5th, 2009 at 12:19 am

    I remember the “Royal Gems’, a drill team that i saw practicing at the D.A.V. on the corner of Purchase and Charles Sts.

  4. Facebook User on January 11th, 2010 at 10:04 pm

    I recall the Royal Gems, too. But here I’d like to honor Fred Chase, who gave his life for us in Viet Nam. He lived with his brother Billy and family on the street that ran behind the back playground entrance to Brown School … ?Prospect St.? Oops I forget that, but Fred’s memory deserves honor.

  5. Bill Brown on February 21st, 2010 at 10:10 pm

    Bill Brown ETC USN Ret
    20 Years – United States Navy
    1971 – 1990
    Currently living in San Diego California with his wife Amy Brown

    Born Anna Jaques Hospital – Oct 1951
    N.H.S. Class of 70

  6. Shawn Gearin on July 5th, 2010 at 2:08 am

    Happy 4th of July to all our soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq. Thank you for all your service to this country and sacrifice that your family has to endure. There is no other military in this world that I would ever want to stand behind than the United States. Thank you for enabling me to keep this site up!

  7. Southenda on April 21st, 2012 at 8:00 am

    Someone mentioned Fred Chase here you go

    Name: Freddie Nicklys Chase
    Birth Date: 23 Sep 1949
    Death Date: 14 Mar 1969
    Home City: Newburyport
    Home State: Massachusetts
    Death Date: 14 Mar 1969
    Casualty Country: Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam)
    Tour Start Date: 3 Feb 1969
    Service Branch: Department of the Army
    Rank: Warrant Officer
    Company: B Trp
    Regiment: 1st Cav
    Batallion: 7th Sqdr
    Province: 30
    Decoration: Not Available
    CN: Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam)
    Service Occupation: 062B
    Data Source: Coffelt Database

  8. Shawn Gearin - Moderator on April 21st, 2012 at 11:49 pm

    Thank you for adding Freddie Nicklys Chase/

  9. Maria Hayes Gilfus on February 24th, 2013 at 8:53 am

    I was in the Royal gems and we practiced in the parking lot on the corner of Kent and Washington Streets. I was only in the 4th grade at the time, so I do not remember who was in it, except for the Lattime twins (Pat and Pam).

  10. David Twombly on November 7th, 2017 at 2:35 pm

    I was Army from 1948 till 1977. I was in germany where I met Donald suavan . We had been friends before we joined up.I met quite a few members from the “port” area . I still think of them that had helped show me the better part of serving . God bless those that served and those that are serving.

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