Crawford, Kim, Sgt
Electronic Maintenance
 TWS Ribbon Bar
Life Member
 Service Photo 
 Service Details
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Current Service Status
USMC Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Current/Last Primary MOS
5937-Aviation Radio Repairer
Current/Last MOSGroup
Electronic Maintenance
Current/Last Unit
1986-1990, Bravo Co/Communications & Data Directorate HQBN Bravo Co
Service Years
1979 - 1990


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 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
MCAS El Toro; Detachment 17Post 5868, Laguna Beach PostCA-5 Orange County CaliforniaCalifornia Pound 240
Post 222MTWS Forums TeamTWS Volunteer Profile Assistance Team (VPA)MTWS Vietnam Fallen Remembrance Project
National Association of Black Military WomenChapter 12MTWS Memorial TeamsChapter 1024
Marine TWS Advisory Group
  2007, Marine Corps League, MCAS El Toro; Detachment 17 (Life Member) (Orange, California) [Verified]
  2008, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 5868, Laguna Beach Post (Life Member) (Laguna Beach, California) [Verified]
  2009, Women Marines Association, CA-5 Orange County California (Life Member) (California) [Verified]
  2009, Military Order of the Devil Dog, California Pound 240 (DD) (California) [Verified]
  2010, American Legion, Post 222 (Member) (Laguna Beach, California) [Verified]
  2011, MTWS Forums Team [Verified]
  2011, TWS Volunteer Profile Assistance Team (VPA) [Verified]
  2012, MTWS Vietnam Fallen Remembrance Project [Verified]
  2013, National Association of Black Military Women
  2013, Montford Point Marine Association, Chapter 12 (Life Member) (San Diego, California) [Verified]
  2013, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 5868, Laguna Beach Post (Auxiliary Member) (Laguna Beach, California) [Verified]
  2013, Montford Point Marine Association [Verified]
  2013, MTWS Memorial Teams [Verified]
  2013, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), Chapter 1024 (Auxiliary Member) (Santa Ana, California)
  2015, Marine TWS Advisory Group [Verified]

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:

Other Comments:
MCL Marine of the Year 2008 Women Marines Association VFW MODD

 Countries Deployed To or Visited

 Remembrance Profiles - 74 Marines Remembered
  • Czarnecki, Geraldine, TSgt, (1945-1955)

 Tributes from Members  
The Life & Times of Sgt.Kim Crawford posted by 03 Shaver, John, Jr. (Rebel 1-0), Sgt 2240
Ode to Kim posted by 03 Little, Leslie (Lifer), SSgt -Deceased 
Tribute to my Marine Sisters posted by 35 Pilgrim, William, Jr. (Wild Bill), Sgt 896 
 Photo Album   (More...

 Ribbon Bar

Rifle Marksman

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1979, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), 17 B
  1979, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), 17B
  1979, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), L/17B
  1979, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), L/17B
 Unit Assignments
Marine Corps Communications Electronics School (MCCES)Communications and Electronics Schools BnMACG-28/H&HS-282nd MAW
1st MAW/H&HS-181st MAWMCAGCC 29 Palms, CA
  1979-1981, 5937, Marine Corps Communications Electronics School (MCCES)
  1979-1981, 5937, Communications and Electronics Schools Bn
  1981-1982, MACG-28/H&HS-28
  1981-1982, 5937, 2nd MAW
  1982-1985, 1st MAW/H&HS-18
  1982-1985, 5937, 1st MAW
  1985-1986, 5937, Marine Corps Communications Electronics School (MCCES)
  1986-1990, MCAGCC 29 Palms, CA
  1986-1990, 5937, MCAGCC 29 Palms HQ Bn/Combat Center Telephone
  1986-1990, Bravo Co/Communications & Data Directorate HQBN Bravo Co
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1983-1983 Training Exercise - Team Spirit '83
  1984-1984 Training Exercise - Team Spirit '84
  1985-1985 Training Exercise - Team Spirit '85
 Reflections on Service
Please describe who or what influenced your decision to join the Marine Corps?
Whether you were in the service for several years or as a career, please describe the direction or path you took. What was your reason for leaving?
If you participated in any military operations, including combat, humanitarian and peacekeeping operations, please describe those which were the most significant to you and, if life-changing, in what way.
Of all your duty stations or assignments, which one do you have fondest memories of and why? Which one was your least favorite?
From your entire service, including combat, describe the personal memories which have impacted you most?
What achievement(s) are you most proud of from your military career? If you received any medals, awards, formal presentations or qualification badges for significant achievement or valor, please describe how these were earned.
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or any other memorabilia, please describe those which are the most meaningful to you and why?
Which individual(s) from your time in the military stand out as having the most positive impact on you and why?
Please recount the names of friends you served with, at which location, and what you remember most about them. Indicate those you are already in touch with and those you would like to make contact with.
Can you recount a particular incident from your service which may or may not have been funny at the time, but still makes you laugh?
What profession did you follow after your military service and what are you doing now? If you are currently serving, what is your present occupational specialty?
What military associations are you a member of, if any? What specific benefits do you derive from your memberships?
In what ways has serving in the military influenced the way you have approached your life and your career?
Based on your own experiences, what advice would you give to those who have recently joined the Marine Corps?
In what ways has helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Colleges Attended
National University
  1987-1988, National University
  1987-1987, Los Angeles Metropolitan College
  1998-2000, Rio Salado Community College
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  My Photography9
  Okinawa (UHF)3
  MCL Detachment1
  WMA Convention July 201412
  Sep 18, 1979, Bootcamp 17B1
  Jun 01, 1980, Marine Photos4
  Feb 09, 2006, Doggie4
  Apr 21, 2008, My Troops7
  Jun 13, 2008, DC Vacation8
  Jul 21, 2008, Marine of the Year 20082
  Nov 08, 2008, Other Critters2
  Jan 19, 2009, Photos for forums37
  Feb 14, 2009, Women Marines Assoc.12
  Feb 16, 2009, Artwork from my Brothers6
  Mar 20, 2010, MCRD SD Battle Colors Ceremony4
  Oct 28, 2010, TWS Pacific Storm 2010 San Diego14
  Mar 09, 2011, Nude Photos3
  Mar 11, 2011, TWS Brothers and Sisters15
  Aug 03, 2011, Family3
  Aug 11, 2011, TWS Orange County4
  Jun 24, 2012, General Photos
  Sep 10, 2012, Locked25
  Oct 21, 2012, Message Photos24
  Nov 01, 2012, Forum Photos31
  Apr 22, 2013, Deceased Profiles4
  Jul 18, 2013, MTWS Fallen5
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