Taps

This space is for the recognition and remembrance
of those that served MarDet CGN9 that
 are no longer with us in this life.
May they rest in peace

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a MarDet CGN9 veteran, please let us know!
Report to the Contact Us page.




  • Franklin D. Schoppe September 30, 1969

         Cpl., Age 21, Dallas, Texas
       Cpl. Schoppe is listed on the The Virtual Wall Vietnam Veteran Memorial
         The VWVVM can be found at VirtualWall.com




  • Robert "Bob" Leonard Modjeski - August 22, 2015




 Lt. Col. retired, Age 83
 Pensacola, Florida



Lt. Col. Modjeski served 2 Marine Detachments as MarDet Commanding Officer. The USS Long Beach and USS Randolph from 1961 - 1963











  • Dale S. Danks November 19, 2003




 S/SGT. Age 39,
 Tulsa, Oklahoma


L/CPL Danks served onboard Long Beach 1984 - 1986, was an Oklahoma University graduate, Desert Storm veteran and Tulsa police officer. He is survived by his wife Teresa and children Elizabeth, Nicholas and Emily.