For God and Country

​​​Martin County Veterans Memorial www.mcvm.org

BRANCH OF SERVICE: Navy

MARQUARDT, WAYNE F

BIOGRAPHY: Wayne entered the Navy on October 28, 1965. Basic training was at San Diego, California. After basic training he was stationed in Pensicola, Florida; Kamiseya , Japan; Guam; Vin Long, Viet Nam; Charlestown, South Carolina; and Norfolk, Virginia. Wayne volunteered for five months in Viet Nam with a special Navy security team. He was relieved of this posta week before the Battle of Saigon and was sent back to his former Guam station. Wayne was a member of COMSEC Team 4 and was a communication technician, 3rd class Petty Officer. He received the National Defense Medal and the Viet Nam Service Medal. He was discharged from Norfolk, Virginia on December 6, 1968.

YEARS OF SERVICE: 1965-1968