Marine played taps at ‘64 Kennedy death anniversary

November 14, 2012



Robinson resident Joe Martinez had played taps before as a Marine, but never for an occasion like the one he experienced in November of 1964.

Martinez was asked to play taps at a memorial ceremony in downtown Dallas for President John Kennedy, who had been assassinated there one year earlier. He was a private first class at the time, based in Grand Prairie with the Marine Air Reserve Training Detachment (MARTD) at the Naval Air Station Dallas (NASD).


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