Marine Corps Family

Pvt. Tracy
ITR (Infantry Training Regiment)
Aug., '67

Robert and Linda Tracy and 1st daughter, Gretchen.
At the end of 30 days' leave in 1970


Gretchen, on leave after Boot Camp in 1987.
Stationed at Quantico, Gretchen found her future husband, a mustanger, then Lt. Paul Zappala.
Gretchen attained the rank of Cpl.  She and Capt. Zappala were married in 1992.

Gretchen and Paul Zappala
Paul Zappala retired, as a Major, after 21 years in 1996.
While stationed at Camp Pendleton, Gretchen introduced her sister, Heather, to Chris Kamphaus.
Heather and Chris corresponded by mail and phone, and were married in Sept., 1996.

Our 2nd daughter, Heather, with her husband, Chris Kamphaus, in 1998.


Robert and Linda Tracy, April 5, 2003