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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
0311-Rifleman
0331-Machinegunner
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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  1965-1965, 8511, Drill Instructors School, MCRD PI, SC



From Month/Year
March / 1965
To Month/Year
May / 1965
Unit
Drill Instructors School, MCRD PI, SC Unit Page
Rank
Sergeant
MOS
8511-Drill Instructor
Location
Not Specified
Country/State
United States
 
 
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 Drill Instructors School, MCRD PI, SC Details

Drill Instructors School, MCRD PI, SC
Garrison/Combat
Garrison
Active Duty/Reserve
Active
Type
Garrison - Training Commands
Existing/Disbanded
Existing
Parent Unit
Service and Support Schools
Strength
Schools/Other
Created/Owned By
Not Specified
Parent Unit/Reported To
Formal Schools
   

Last Updated: Feb 2, 2012
   
   
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 5 Brothers Assigned To This Unit:
  • Barone, Charles, LtCol, 1988
  • Fitzpatrick, Thomas, SSgt, 1969
  • Freshour, David, SSgt, 1971
 6 Members Also There with MOS Code 8511:
  • Beck, Grant, SgtMaj, 1989
  • Dearing, Hugh, 1stLt, 2007
  • Ermish, Harold, Capt, 1979
  • Laughner, Donald, Maj, 1978
  • Young, Matthew, 1stSgt, 1980
 5 Other Members:
  • Johnson, Rodger John, SSgt, 1967
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