5th Marine Division



Wade F. Guy
5th Marine Division
1st Cavalry Division

Wade Guy served with the 5th Marine Division, 27th Marines, 2d Battalion, Company E during WWII. After the war he enlisted in the Army completing the remainder of his 22 ½ years of military service, most notably with the 1st Cavalry Division, 5th Cavalry Regiment during the Korea War. Guy did not receive all the awards he was due. He finally received at a ceremony at his home. Members of the Marine Corps League was in attendance as was Congresswomen Renee Ellmers.

His awards include:

Combat Infantry Badge
Army Commendation Medal
Army Good Conduct Medal (6 awards)Guy2
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
WWII Victory Medal
Navy Occupation Medal (Japan and Germany)
National Defense Service Medal
Korean Service Medal (4 campaign stars)
United Nations Medal (Korea)
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
Presidential Unit Citation
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Sharpshooter Badge – Carbine, Pistol, Recoilless Rifle
Marksman – Rifle

Hope Mills, N. Carolina (2014)