Comments for: Orrington Marine seeks old comrades from the Pine Tree Platoon

Posted Oct. 11, 2013, at 10:46 a.m.

ORRINGTON — Phil Eckert seeks a few good men: the Marines who joined the Pine Tree Platoon, U.S. Marine Corps, in June 1953. Drawn from Bangor, Bucksport, Millinocket, Orono and elsewhere, 32 Maine men departed Bangor by train on Friday, June 19, 1953. Among these young men was Eckert, who …

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