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The 1st Amphibian Tractor Battalion

The AmGrunt Story - Remembering Those Who Gave All.

Camp Kistler- Dedicated
Camp Kistler was dedicated on December 17, 1967 in honor of Sgt James L. Kistler.
In Memory of Our Fallen Brothers
Remembering the Marines and Sailors of the 1st Amphibian Tractor Battalion who gave their lives in Vietnam.

This Stained Glass Window is one of 13 beautiful stained glass windows in the Recruit Chapel at Parris Island. It Honors the Marines of the 1st AmTrac Battalion who died on 20 January 1968.

This window was presented to the Chapel by Major Robert B. Throm. 1st AmTrac Battalion XO and later CO "A" Company, 1st AmTrac Battalion.

Thank you Major (Bob) Throm from all of us.

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Lieutenant Head
4th. Platoon Commander, XO "A" Company, 1st. AmTrac Bn. (67-68)
A tribute to Lieutenant Colonel Donald R. Head 1/21/1943 - 7/13/1996.
Final Formation
Remembering those members of the 1st AmTrac Bn who have gone before us.

The AmGrunt Memorial
Dedicated on September 8, 2006 at the General Alfred M. Gray Marine Corps Research Center Archives and Libraries in Quantico, Virginia; the AmGrunt Memorial marks the achivements of the 1st Amphibian Tractor Battalion "AmGrunts" in Vietnam.

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