Current Service Status
Master Gunnery Sergeant
Current/Last Primary MOS
Previously Held MOS
0369-Infantry Unit Leader
1983-1986, 5811, MCB Camp Butler, Okinawa/H&S Bn
1956 - 1986
Unofficial USMC Certificates
Cold War Certificate Great Lakes Certificate Shellback Certificate Suez Canal Certificate
1970, Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) [Verified]
1979, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
1987, Marine Corps League, Detachment 816 (Life Member) (Okinawa, Japan) [Verified]
1991, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 9723, Okinawa (Life Member) (FPO, AP) [Verified]
2009, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 10 (Member At Large) (El Paso, Texas) [Verified]
2010, American Legion, Post 79 (Paid Up For Life) (New Port Richey, Florida) [Verified]
2011, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 165 (Red Eyed Gnawer) (El Paso, Texas) [Verified]
2012, USMC East Coast Drill Instructors Association [Verified]
2012, Marine Corps Association and Foundation (MCA&F) [Verified]
What are you doing now:I am fully retired. I volunteer with visiting sick and confined hospital comrades. Assist widows and orphans of our departed comrades.
I was a 0311 during ITR. Afterwards I served as a 0331 Machine Gunner. In 1963 I was assigned to H&S Co 2/8, CLNC and become a 0341 81 Mortarman. I was assigned as a MP 5811/5813 from Jan71 to my 30 years were completed on 01 July 1986.
Other Comments:I served my 1st 15 yrs as Infantry and my last 15 as Military Police Provost Sgt/Accident Investigator.
From Month/Year June / 1957
To Month/Year August / 1958
Unit 2nd Bn, 9th Marine Regiment (2/9) Unit Page
Rank Private MOS0331-Machinegunner
Location /Japan Jun57 Oct58/ Okinawa Oct57 to Aug58 Country/State Japan
Combat - Ground Unit
9th Marine Regiment
Parent Unit/Reported To 9 Marines
Last Updated: Jun 14, 2014
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Other Memories Lee Trevino was in our Light Machine Gun Platoon. Lee "Buck" Trevino to become a Great Pro Golfer.