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Old 5 October 2018, 12:17
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Lt. Col. “Butch” Waddell USMC

I’ve just received word that “Butch” Waddell is dying of brain cancer. Apparently this is a terminal condition and he isn’t expected to last much longer. “Butch” was a Sgt. in 3rd Recon in Vietnam and later, after being commissioned, was the OIC of NTA on Okinawa and commanded 1st. Recon Bn. Good man and old friend. I’ll miss you!
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Old 5 October 2018, 13:28
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Damn, sorry to hear. Praying for him and his family.
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Old 5 October 2018, 15:45
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Wow, sorrry to hear this. Prayers out.
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Old 5 October 2018, 16:33
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Crap.

Hope you find peace, Lt. Col Waddell.

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Old 6 October 2018, 09:05
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Prayers for a peaceful passage, LtCol Waddell; Semper Fidelis...
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Old 6 October 2018, 21:32
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Old 9 October 2018, 21:37
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Word received today from Butch's son Cameron that LtCol Waddill passed away today. RIP.
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Old 9 October 2018, 21:47
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Colonel Waddill passed this morning. Rest in Peace sir and my prayers are offered for your eternal peace and you your family. F cancer.

*Link is to an article when Col Waddill was awarded the Silver Star in 2015, 47 years after his heroic deeds as a Sgt in Vietnam. The other Marine pictured is Col. Jimmie Glenn, who was his PltCmdr at the time.*

https://missoulian.com/news/local/si...30920b4f8.html
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Old 9 October 2018, 23:43
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Old 10 October 2018, 04:44
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Rest in peace, LtCol Waddell; Semper Fidelis...
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Old 10 October 2018, 17:10
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RIP Sir.

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