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UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS 1942-1945
HEAVY WEAPONS BATTALION
ADVOCATE FOR ALL VETERANS
DEDICATED NOVEMBER 7, 2009
ST. LOUIS, MO (Mar 31, 2015)- Lloyd, left, and Bill Rupp are honored as the USO Service Members of the game during a St. Louis Blues hockey game March 30 at Scott Trade Center in St. Louis. The twin brothers enlisted in 1942 into the Marine Corps and served throughout the Pacific. Lloyd was a rear gunner on a Douglas SBD dauntless dive bomber and Bill was an anti-aircraft gunner. Both served four years in the Marine Corps during WWII and settled back in St. Louis.