Michael Marse entered the United States Army on January 17th 1969, he was 17 years old. Michael served in Vietnam and was stationed in Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam on July 2 1970. He drove a 10 ton truck moving a bulldozer around to do different jobs around the area. Michael would also have guard and patrol duties while stationed there. After 6 months he was transfered to Nha Trang, Vietnam to drive fuel tanker trucks at a fuel depot there. His duty there was to deliver fuel to many different locaitons while enemy fighters at times shot at his truck while he was driving with a full tank of fuel. He also repaired fuel lines, and valves at the tank farm where he refueled at. He left Vietnam Aug 28 1971 where a month later he was honorably discharged on September 13, 1971.