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Douglas Craig Binney
Lieutenant Colonel, United States Marine Corps
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From a contemporary press report:

Douglas Craig Binney, 69, a former Marine Lieutenant Colonel and program manager at Vitro Corp. in Arlington County, died October 23, 1999 at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital. He lived in Alexandria.

Colonel Binney was in the Marines from 1953 to 1977. During his last four years of service, he was head of the requirements and acquisitions section of the logistics management branch at Marine Headquarters in Alexandria.

He then worked at Vitro until his retirement in 1995.

Colonel Binney was born in Pensacola, Florida, and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1953. He received a master's degree in Spanish from Middlebury College in 1961.

He was a member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Alexandria, the Naval Academy Alumni Association and the Annapolis Naval Sailing Association.

Colonel Binney, who served in the Vietnam War, received the Bronze Star with Combat "V."

Among his avocations were sailing and hiking.

Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Margaret S. Binney, of Alexandria; two sons, Blair A., of Charlottesville, and Navy Commander Bruce C., of San Diego; a daughter, Becky Binney Piran of Chapel Hill, North Carolina; his mother, Jean S. Binney of Coral Gables, Florida; a sister; and eight grandchildren.

NOTE: Colonel Bonney was the son of Arthur Fremont Binney, Major General, United States Marine Corps, who is also buried in this gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery.



BINNEY, DOUGLAS C., Lt. Col., USMC (Ret.)

On October 23, 1999, at Mt. Vernon Hospital, DOUGLAS C. BINNEY, husband of Margaret S. Binney; son of Jean S. and the late Arthur F. Binney; father of Bruce C., Blair A. and Rebecca E. Binney. Also surviving are a sister, Elizabeth Hartley, and eight grandchildren. General services will be held at Saint Lukes Episcopal Church, 8009 Fort Hunt Rd., Alexandria, Tuesday, November 23, at 10 a.m. Interment Arlington National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made  to St. Lukes Episcopal Church Memorial Fund.


BINNEY, ARTHUR F
Major General, United States Marine Corps
DATE OF BIRTH: 11/25/1905
DATE OF DEATH: 05/31/1977
BURIED AT: SECTION 7  SITE 9957
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 
BINNEY, BARBARA CLAIRE
DATE OF DEATH: 02/01/1933
BURIED AT: SECTION 7  SITE 9957
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 DAUGHTER (MINOR CHILD) OF AF BINNEY, USMC
 
BINNEY, DOUGLAS CRAIG
LT COL   US MARINE CORPS
KOREA, VIETNAM
DATE OF BIRTH: 03/13/1930
DATE OF DEATH: 10/23/1999
BURIED AT: SECTION 7  SITE 9957 LH
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 21 November 1999   Updated: 9 March 2003 Updated: 13 November 2003 Updated: 26 May 2006 Updated: 6 October 2006
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Bronze Star Medal