David R. Minton in Guadalcanal, British Solomon Islands,  November 1942Malaria Unit Cactus, Baker Company, 1st Raider Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Division. See

My grandfather David R. Minton (1924 - 2003) at the Chosin Reservoir, South Hamgyong Province, North Korea, December 1950 Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Division. See also

"Semper Fi," as stated by his son (and my dad) David L. Minton of Lakeville, Connecticut.