Pearson, Al, MGySgt
Military Police
 Service Photo 
 Service Details
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Current Service Status
USMC Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Master Gunnery Sergeant
Current/Last Primary MOS
5811-Military Policeman
Current/Last MOSGroup
Military Police
Previously Held MOS
0331-Machine Gunner
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
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Shellback Certificate
Suez Canal Certificate
Cold War Certificate
Great Lakes Certificate

Master Gunnery Sergeant

Seven Hash Marks


 Official Badges 

Military Police

 Unofficial Badges 

Drill Instructor

 Military Association Memberships
Fleet Reserve Association (FRA)Detachment 816Post 9723, OkinawaChapter 10
Post 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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  1958-1959, 0331, 6th Marine Regiment/2nd Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (2/6)

From Month/Year
July / 1958
To Month/Year
August / 1959
2nd Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (2/6) Unit Page
Private 1st Class
0331-Machine Gunner
Not Specified
United States
 6th Marine Regiment/2nd Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (2/6) Details

6th Marine Regiment/2nd Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (2/6)
2nd Battalion, 6th Marines (2/6) is an infantry battalion in the United States Marine Corps based out of Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Also known as "The Ready Battalion" or "2/6 Spartans", it consists of approximately 800 Marines and Sailors and falls under the command of the 6th Marine Regiment and the 2nd Marine Division.

The mission of the battalion is to locate, close with and destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver or repel the enemy's assault with fire and close combat. 
Combat - Ground Unit
Parent Unit
6th Marine Regiment
Created/Owned By
25  Fullarton, Mike (Program), Sgt 90

Last Updated: Jun 14, 2014
My Photos For This Unit
No Available Photos
21 Members Also There at Same Time
2nd Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (2/6)

Bell, John Lee, GySgt, (1957-1982) 3 0321 Gunnery Sergeant
Stamper, Thomas Burton, Capt, (1954-1975) 3 0311 Sergeant
Faulkner, Michael, Cpl, (1957-1960) 3 0311 Corporal
Grant, David, Cpl, (1958-1962) 3 0311 Corporal
Lavash, Ted, Cpl, (1957-1960) 3 0311 Corporal
Lavash, Ted, Cpl, (1957-1960) 3 0311 Corporal
Lavash, Ted, Cpl, (1957-1960) 3 0311 Corporal
Lavash, Ted, Cpl, (1957-1960) 3 0311 Corporal
Crockett, Matthew, LCpl, (1958-1961) 3 0300 Lance Corporal
Donnelly, Gerald, LCpl, (1958-1961) 3 0311 Lance Corporal
Hardesty, James, LCpl, (1957-1960) 3 0343 Lance Corporal
Davies, Trevor E., Cpl, (1959-1965) 3 0311 Private 1st Class
Griffith, Donald, 1stSgt, (1958-1980) 3 0351 Private 1st Class
Holland, Arthur, Pvt, (1957-1960) 3 0311 Private
Dixon, Eugene, GySgt, (1946-1966) 25 2591 Gunnery Sergeant
Andrews, Bobby Maxwell, MSgt, (1944-1972) 30 3000 Sergeant
Johnson, William, GySgt 30 3051 Sergeant
Belville, Alfred, Sgt, (1959-1966) 6 0601 Corporal
Sammarco, James, Cpl, (1953-1959) 25 2531 Corporal
Hiscox, Tom, LCpl, (1959-1963) 25 2533 Lance Corporal
Wylie, Dave, LCpl, (1959-1963) 28 2822 Lance Corporal
Sottile, James, PFC, (1955-1961) 25 2511 Private 1st Class
Clifford, Wilfred, Capt, (1953-1973) Sergeant
Denicola, Joseph, Cpl, (1958-1961) Private 1st Class

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