Major General Fred E. Haynes

Major General Haynes was a captain in the regiment that seized Mount Suribachi and raised the American flag there on 23 February 1945. In Korea, he was executive officer of the 2d Battalion, 1st Marines. In Vietnam, he commanded the 5th Marine Regiment and was G-3 of the 3d Marine Amphibious Force. General Haynes is chairman of the Combat Veterans of Iwo Jima, chairman emeritus of the American Turkish Council, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He lives in New York City, where he is currently at work on a book about Combat Team 28 and the Battle of Iwo Jima.

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