I was with Hotel 2/5 and we did the same mine sweep as mentioned. It was very dangerous duty. It was a 10 mile sweep. We were ordered how to do it by headquarters and we obeyed orders as a well trained Marine would do. It did not include eating the food for the Marines at the base camp. However well intentioned, this issue is against military orders. It was a selfish thing to do and other Marines weren’t taken care of like brothers. I cannot call you brother after this incident! “Obey orders and do your duty as told and nothing else.”
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