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[318th Platoon, U. S. M. C.]

Description: Photograph of the 318th Platoon. Jack Vaughan is sixth from the right on the top row. A sign in front of the soldiers says "318th Platoon, U.S.M.C., San Diego, 1942. U. S. Marines - First to Fight."
Date: [1942-03-23..1946-04-06]
Item Type: Photograph

[Administration Building]

Description: Photograph of the Administration building at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. It is a long two-story building with a clock tower.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Postcard

[Arlington Police Officers, 1948: J.W. Dunlop, Frank Kelly, Minor Moore, Hugh Robinson and S. (Oscar) Webster in front of a police car]

Description: Photograph of Arlington police officers J. W. Dunlop, Frank Kelly, Minor Moore and Hugh Robinson with Oscar Webster (not from the police department) standing beside a 1948 Ford police car. The door of the car is decorated with a police officer's shield that is inscribed on the inside with the words "Police Dept. Arlington."
Date: 1948
Item Type: Photograph

[Benefits of Reenlistment]

Description: Document listing the benefits of reenlisting in the Marine Corps, including a reenlistment period; mustering out pay; reenlistment allowance; choice of station; furlough travel allowance; furlough if you reenlist for two, three, or four years; retention of rank; transfer to fleet Marine Corps Reserve after 20 years of service; and retirement.
Date: 1940~/1949~
Item Type: Text

[Camp Hospital]

Description: Photograph of the camp hospital at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Several cars are parked in front of it.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Postcard

[Camp Lejeune Headquarters]

Description: Photograph of the camp headquarters at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. It is two-story brick building with two wings and a bell tower. An American flag flies in front of the building, and two cars are parked in the parking lot in front of it.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Postcard

[Camp Lejeune Headquarters]

Description: Photograph of the road leading up to the camp headquarters at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and the building itself. It is two-story brick building with two wings and a bell tower. An American flag flies in front of the building.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Postcard

[Cards From Crossing the Equator]

Description: Two cards received by Jack Vaughan with a note that says "Cards I was given when I crossed the equator June 1942." The first card is labeled "Ancient Order of the Deep" certifying that Vaughan crossed the equator aboard the U.S.S. Wharton. The second card is labeled "Domain of Neptunus Rex" verifying that Vaughan had crossed the equator aboard the U.S.S. Wichita.
Date: June 1, 1942

[Christmas Greetings from Ruby Vaughan to Jack Vaughan]

Description: Christmas greeting card from Ruby Vaughan to Jack Vaughan. She asks him what he wants for Christmas, and writes about his brother Raymond. There is a drawing of an American flag on the front, and the card is decorated with drawings of mistletoe and poinsettias.
Date: November 18, 1943
Creator: Vaughan, Ruby
Item Type: Artwork

[Christmas Wishes from Mildred Reddy, December 2, 1942]

Description: Christmas greeting card from Mildred Reddy to Jack Vaughan, on December 2, 1942. The front shows a drawing of an American flag enclosed in a star, with a red, white, and blue musical staff in the background. She wishes him a merry Christmas, and hopes that he and the army will make it back safely.
Date: December 2, 1942
Creator: Garvin, Mildred Reddy
Item Type: Artwork

[Greeting Card from Mrs. Seiler to Jack Vaughan]

Description: Greeting card from Mrs. Seiler to Jack Vaughan, with an American flag background and a shield on the front. It reads: "For God and Country, May this Bible Keep You Safe from Harm!" A small book labeled "Holy Bible" is attached to the card with a red ribbon. On the inside, a letter from Franklin D. Roosevelt, recommending soldiers read the Bible, is reprinted.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Artwork

[Honorable Discharge for Raymond Vaughan]

Description: Certificate honorably discharging Raymond Vaughan from the Navy. It reads: "Honorable Discharge from the United States Navy. This is to certify that Raymond Britton Vaughan, a Chief Shipfitter (AA)(T)(CB) is Honorably Discharged from the U.S. Naval Personnel Separation Center, Norman, Oklahoma, and from the Naval Service of the United States this 23rd day of September 1945. This certificate is awarded as a Testimonial of Fidelity and Obedience."
Date: September 23, 1945
Item Type: Text