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Pearson, Al, MGySgt Military Police
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Current Service Status
USMC Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Master Gunnery Sergeant
Current/Last Primary MOS
5811-Military Police
Current/Last MOSGroup
Military Police
Previously Held MOS
0341-Mortar Man
8511-Drill Instructor
0369-Infantry Unit Leader
5813-Accident Investigator
Current/Last Unit
1983-1986, 5811, MCB Camp Butler, Okinawa/H&S Bn
Service Years
1956 - 1986
Unofficial USMC Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Great Lakes Certificate
Shellback Certificate
Suez Canal Certificate

Master Gunnery Sergeant

Seven Hash Marks


 Official Badges 

Military Police

 Unofficial Badges 

Drill Instructor

 Military Association Memberships
Fleet Reserve Association (FRA)Aircraft Owners and Pilots AssociationDetachment 816Post 9723, Okinawa
Chapter 10Post 79USMC East Coast Drill Instructors AssociationMarine Corps Association and Foundation (MCA&F)
  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]

 Additional Information
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.

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  1957-1958, 0331, 9th Marine Regiment/2nd Bn, 9th Marine Regiment (2/9)
From Month/Year
June / 1957
To Month/Year
August / 1958
2nd Bn, 9th Marine Regiment (2/9) Unit Page
/Japan Jun57 Oct58/ Okinawa Oct57 to Aug58
 9th Marine Regiment/2nd Bn, 9th Marine Regiment (2/9) Details

9th Marine Regiment/2nd Bn, 9th Marine Regiment (2/9)
Combat Deployable
Active Duty/Reserve
Combat - Ground Unit
Parent Unit
9th Marine Regiment
Created/Owned By
Not Specified
Parent Unit/Reported To
9 Marines

Last Updated: Jun 14, 2014
Memories For This Unit

Best Friends
Great Marine Brothers!

Other Memories
Lee Trevino was in our Light Machine Gun Platoon. Lee "Buck" Trevino to become a Great Pro Golfer.

My Photos For This Unit
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 2 Brothers Assigned To This Unit:
 2 Members Also There with MOS Code 0331:
  • Kearney, Reginald, LCpl, 1960
  • Young, Gabe, Sgt, 1959
 12 Other Members:
  • Hanlon, Art, PFC, 1962
  • Lee, Howard V, LtCol, 1975
  • Locke, Norman E., LCpl, 1962
  • Mitchell, Kent, Cpl, 1960
  • Stoppa, Frank, PFC, 1959
  • Thompson, Keith, Maj, 1979
  • Welch, Max, Sgt, 1961
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