Letters to SAR: April 1999

By Dan Shea

In Memoriam: Gunnery Sgt Carlos Hathcock

05:45 23 February 1999: Gunnery Sgt. Carlos Hathcock, renowned as a hero by many due to his prowess as a sniper in the Vietnam War, passed away. He had long been battling Multiple Sclerosis, and it finally took its toll.

Gunney Hathcock was a friend to many of us, and SAR will be bringing the readers some of our remembrance of him in future issues.

The family requests his memory can be served by donations in his name to:

The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, Inc.
6350 N. Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309.
Website: http://www.msfacts.org/

Cards of condolence may be sent to:

Mrs. Carlos Hathcock
600 Raff Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Semper Fidelis, Long Tr'ang, you will be missed.

SAR Special Issue coming up!

SAR is planning a "Special" issue in the coming months. We have not decided on a date yet, but it is going to be about what the readers and advertisers are making. If you have a new product that you want to get some exposure for, we are planning a full issue of one or two page "Shorts" describing these items. We want to help everyone to get the news of their products out to the public... so contact us at SAR and let us know what you're producing.


This article first appeared in Small Arms Review V2N7 (April 1999)
and was posted online on June 3, 2016


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