The American and Filipino flags fly on both sides of the memorial marker with the names of the National Guard members of B Company.






Memorial Marker with the names of the National Guard members of B Company





From the left:  Abel Ortega Jr, Curtis Wallisch, and Steve Gibson
Abel's dad was assigned to A Company as the battalion prepared to go to the Philippines.  Curtis' dad, Lewis, was an original member of A Company but reassigned to HQ Company at Ft. Knox, Kentucky.  Steve's dad, Emmett, was a second lieutenant, in B Company.





Abel Oretga and Curtis Wallisch





American Legion Post 974 Color Guard








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