Remembering Rangers Who Have Made the Ultimate Sacrifice

    Mark O. Yamane
    Mark O. Yamane
    Specialist Four
    Mark O. Yamane
    Company A, 1st Battalion (Ranger)
    75th Infantry
    October 25, 1983

    Information and Sentiments


    Specialist Four Mark O. Yamane was born in Seattle, Washington. He joined the Army in June 1981. His Ranger training assignments included Texas, Washington, Wisconsin, Florida, Puerto Rico and Panama. Yamane’s additional training included earning the Jungle Expert Patch in June 1982, completion in September 1982 of HALO (High Altitude, Low Opening parachute) School. He served as a Rifleman, Assistant Machine Gunner, and Machine Gunner in A Company, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. Sergeant Yamane died in combat operations on 25 October 1983 in Grenada.