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Tim McCormack
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Hello,

My name is Tim McCormack, son of Combat Medic Kevin James McCormack "Moose" from the Bronx, NY. I was looking at some of my father's things from Vietnam and came across something regarding the Prek Klok II battle that he was a part of and thought I would do some research to learn more. He didn't speak much in specifics so this was one of the first times I had information to look into. He served with the "Big Red One" but also 2nd Battalion (Mechanized), 2nd Infantry Regiment it seems. 

I know he spoke often of a Joe Lupo, and I see that Mr. Robert Fazio mentioned a Jerry Lupo in another post, so I thought perhaps some of you may have known my Dad.

Unfortunately, he recently passed from complications from ALS. He was proud of his service and the men he served with. He had an incredible career working as director of Ultrasound and Diagnostic Imaging at hospitals in New York. He was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery in April of this year. 

If anyone knew my father while overseas, I'd love to hear from you. I have attached two photos of him in country. (He's the fella with glasses)

Thank you for your help and most of all for your service and sacrifice for our nation. We are forever indebted to you.

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John Venn
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If he was "Doc McCormick" from A Co. 2nd/2nd, then I knew him well.  He was tall, slim (when I knew him), wore glasses, went on R&R to Taipei and was an all around great guy.  He spoke with a New York accent and I believe his mother worked in the insurance business.

I have a picture of him here somewhere that I will look for and post (if I can find it).
John Venn
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That is our medic, "Doc McCormick" from A Co. 2nd/2nd, I knew him well.  He was tall, slim (when I knew him), wore glasses, went on R&R with me to Taipei and was an all around great guy.  He spoke with a New York accent and I believe his mother worked in the insurance business.

He treated me a few times (foot infection, knee injury, etc.) and we were good friends who would sit and talk about everything.  I had posted quite some time ago asking folks if anyone knew how to contact him (as well as other members of our company).





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