REMEMBERING BEIRUT WITH MARINE THAT WERE THERE: LCpl Matt “Gospo” Gospodinovich and 1stLt Ron Baczkowski (later… BGen)
REMEMBERING BEIRUT 35 YEARS LATER: Commandant Neller and Former Commandant Gray speak at today’s Beirut Remembrance
Ron Baczkowski was a 1stLt assigned to Battalion Landing Team 1/8 when they went ashore in Lebanon in 1983. He joined us to talk about the events surrounding the destruction of the BLT Headquarters Building on October 23, 1983.
We’ll talk about events just before and the day of the bombing in Part 2 of this interview.