India  Battery 3/12 Association 50th Anniversary Landing in Vietnam 1965-2015
India   Battery 3/12  Association     50th Anniversary   Landing in Vietnam          1965-2015
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Where To Find Us:

India Battery 3/12 Association

16789 Berryessa Ct

Chino Hills, CA 91709



Phone: 909 664-4852


Please keep us updated with address, email, phone number changes.  You can do this by typing your change information on the "Contact Us" page. We will receive it, post it on the web page and correct it on the Directory of Members.

Our Association

We are a group of 140 Marines who at one time served with India Battery 3rd Batalion 12th Marines both past and current. This Web Site is dedicated to the Marines of India Battery 3/12.  These are their stories, remembrances, and continuted camaraderie through the Web Site, "Fire Mission" newsletter and the reunions. Our reunions are held every two years. We rotate the reunion sites from East Coast, Mid America, West Coast.  Our next 2015 Super Reunion will be held in San Diego, CA to celebrate a milestone in the tradition of I Battery 3/12. The 50th Anniversay of the Battery's landing in Vietnam on April 14, 1965.

Want to Become a Member?

Are you interested in becoming a member, Please compete the information on the Membership  Application page. If you still have some questions? For more information, use our contact us page. We look forward to hearing from you!


Those of you who remember them, send them an email or give them a call


Recently Located 


Jeff Dupuy, 610 W Grand Ave. Carterville, IL 62918, 618 925-5337 86-87, XO Driver, Safety NCO


Frank Russo, PO Box 1503, Stanley, ND 58784,, 701 629-5466, 77-78 ,Gunner


Matthew Schwartz, 900 Wonchester Dr. Apt. A1, Dedalia, MO 65301, 1-09 to 3-11, Gun 3, Squad Leaderin 2010 Afghanistan Depoyment (1st. platoon, 2nd squad)


James Herbowy, 2112 Morningside Drive, Alexander City AL 35010,, 256-225-5912, Camp Sukeran, 76-77, MOS 3531 (9-3-13)


Jose Maracos Cuayo Jr., 5254 Moore Loop, Crestview FL 32536  601 467-7692, Ammo Tech, 85 to 86 (1-18-13)


Ron Irby, 1412 Rose Street, Key West,  FL 33040  305 797-7239...3/4 arty liaison officer, 9/67 to 3/68 (10-28-12)


Those of you that remember them, send him an e-mail or give him a call.




New Members


Tom Brown, 797 S. Ogden Ave., Columbus, HO 43204, 68-69, Ammo Tech, XO Pit, Gunner


Walter Murphy, 311 Pine St. Decatur, Mi, 49045,, 269 423-2451, 10-65 to 7-66, FO Team


William A Castellanos, 1974 Norwood St. Los Angeles, CA 90007,, 213 841-7634, O811, Section Chief/Squad Leader         (9-24-13}


Felton McCruse, 224B Chosin Circle, Oceanside, CA 92058,, 281-908-6120, 6/2014 to current, Motor T-OVE Room NCO


Varian M. Townsend, 113 North Ivy Dr., Hubert, NC 29539, 8-04 to 5-07, Gun 3, Currently on active duty


Sean Mason, 1623 Chadwick Shores Dr, Sneads Ferry, NC 28460,, 12-12 to 3-14, Gun Plt. Comdr., FDO, XO, Currently on active duty


Chris Tinoco, 444 Blueberry Cr., Oceanside CA 92058,, Current Battery CO (1-14-14)


Keith Pico, 23165 Compass Dr, Canyon Lake CA 92587,, 951 452-2410, 87-91, Forward Observer (12-14-13)


Donald Jordan, 40330 Pine Bench Rd, Oak Glen, CA 92399,,     951 532-2485, 68-69, gun 3 & xo pit (12-14-13)


Bob Brown, 109 Cape Cod Dr. Gary, NC 27511, 919-457-4409, Vietnam 69-70, FO, XO (8-16-13)


John Bland - 1546 W Walnut St Coal Township PA 17866...66/67 Vietnam - Truck Mechanic




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