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Sir......I served with NMCB3 in Chu-Lai 1966. Our Battalion earned the "Battle E " for our efforts there. It was , to the best of my knowledge, all perssonel was authorized to wear the Fleet Marine Corps device on our Vietnam Service Medal. I have searched and was not able to verify this. Any information with regards to the issuance of this device to our Battalion will be GREATLY APPRECIATED.
         Thank You Sir

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Dear Lewis,
         According to Wikipedia, NMCB-3 was awarded a Battle E but no reference is given but you can contact the following for verification:

*Naval History And Heritage Command at http://www.history.navy.mil
202-433-2210

*nmcb3vra@hotmail.com

I hope this helps and May God Bless-Lt. Colonel Robert A. Lynn, Florida Guard  

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