Major Ralph Stoney Bates Sr., USMC (Ret)

Major Ralph Stoney Bates Sr. has written a few articles published in Marine Corps Gazette (November 2014 and 2015), regarding John Archer Lejeune, and Belleau Wood. Currently he has an article regarding Oliver Prince Smith, presumable destined for publishing in the 2017 November issue. And, he is working on an article for Gazette or Leatherneck on James "Jimmy" Roosevelt, BG USMC (Ret). So, he stays busy with the pen.

2015 Memorial Day

A Forgotten Man

I Regret to Inform You