Previously Held MOS 0311-Rifleman
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
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.
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.