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Final salute for Iwo Jima veteran

Marine battalion commander, 99, is laid to rest at Fort Rosecrans

Written by
Nathan Max
12:01 a.m., July 28, 2012

POINT LOMA — One of the last surviving battalion commanders from the U.S. assault on Iwo Jima during World War II was laid to rest Friday with full military honors at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery.

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