We lost one of the pillars of our detachment.
Born John Thomas Hogan on March 19th, 1940 is East St. Louis, IL. John served in the United States Marine Corps from 1959-1963 receiving a variety of campaign ribbons, and the Marine Corps Good Conduct ribbon. He completed boot camp at MCRD, achieving rifle sharp shooter, and pistol expert. He went on for special operations training at Camp Pendleton. Hogan served in the First Marine Division Radio Composite Communications Company. His MOS was a Radio Intelligence Operator with a special operations top security clearance in cryptography.
John was instrumental in organizing the financial details of the detachment and highhandedly discovered and arranged for our current meeting place. He will be missed.
Viewing will be Wednesday at 9 with the service starting at 10am.
Donations will go to Orenda Foundation Veterans Project
Desert View Memorial Park
11478 Amargosa Rd
Victorville, CA 92392