MSgt Robert D Caulkins USMC (Ret) was born June 30, 1933, in Pawtucket, Rhode Island and died May 3, 2016, in Brunswick, Georgia. He served in the Massachusetts National Guard, Marine Corps Reserve, and 23 years active duty in the United States Marine Corps. He served in the United States Marine Corps's First Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, during Korean War. After the July 27, 1953 cease fire, he was assigned to the First Provisional Demilitarized Zone Police Company patrolling the southern sector of the Korean Demilitarized Zone until July 1954. Robert also served in Vietnam. His awards include the Purple Heart.