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Current Service Status
USMC Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Sergeant
Current/Last Primary MOS
5931-Ground Radar Repairman
Current/Last MOSGroup
Electronic Maintenance
Previously Held MOS
0311-Rifleman
5991-Elect.s Maint. Chief
Current/Last Unit
1969-1970, 5931, Marine Corps Bases Atlantic/Marine Corps Base Quantico, VA
Service Years
1967 - 1970

Sergeant

 
 

 Official Badges 


 Unofficial Badges 

US Marines Corps Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal


 Military Association Memberships
Hiram I. Bearss; Detachment 89American Legion3rd Marine Division AssociationVeterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)
Marine Foundation of Indiana
  1980, Marine Corps League, Hiram I. Bearss; Detachment 89 (Past Commandant) (Indianapolis, Indiana) [Verified]
  1980, Marine Corps League, Department of Indiana (Commandant) (Indianapolis, Indiana) [Verified]
  1998, American Legion [Verified]
  1998, 3rd Marine Division Association [Verified]
  2000, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified]
  2003, Marine Corps League, Hiram I. Bearss; Detachment 89 (Past Commandant) (Indianapolis, Indiana) [Verified]
  2005, Marine Foundation of Indiana
  2008, 3rd Marine Division Association [Verified]
  2009, Marine Corps League, Department of Indiana (Commandant) (Indianapolis, Indiana) [Verified]


 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Russ.Eaglin@dva.in.gov
www.in.gov/dva
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Twitter:  @IndyVSO
   
Other Comments:
2006 Marine of the Year, Marine Corps League, Dept. of Indiana 2006 Dog of the Year, Military Order of the Devil Dogs, Pack of Indiana 2007 Dog of the Year, Military Orger of the Devil Dogs, Pound 111 Indianapolis
   

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 Unit Assignments
USMC/Formal SchoolsMarine Corps Communications Electronics School (MCCES)1st Marine Division/HQ Bn, 1st Marine DivisionInfantry Training School(s) West
26th Marine Regiment/2nd Bn, 26th Marine Regiment (2/26)III MEF/3rd Marine DivisionFleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)/III MAFFleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)/5th Marine Division
9th MABMarine Corps Bases Atlantic/Marine Corps Base Quantico, VA
  1967-1968, 5931, Radar Technician School
  1967-1968, 5931, Marine Corps Radar Repairman School, Recruit Depot, San Diego, CA
  1967-1968, 5931, Marine Corps Communications Electronics School (MCCES)/Basic Electronics Course (BEC)
  1968-1968, 5931, 1st Marine Division/HQ Bn, 1st Marine Division
  1968-1968, 0311, Infantry Training School(s) West/2nd Infantry Training Regiment (2nd ITR)
  1968-1969, 5991, 26th Marine Regiment/2nd Bn, 26th Marine Regiment (2/26)
  1968-1969, 5931, III MEF/3rd Marine Division
  1968-1969, 5931, Fleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)/III MAF
  1969-1969, 5931, Fleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)/5th Marine Division
  1969-1969, 5931, 9th MAB
  1969-1970, 5931, Marine Corps Bases Atlantic/Marine Corps Base Quantico, VA
 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 combat, peacekeeping or humanitarian 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?
  Of all the medals, awards, qualification badges or devices you received, please describe the one(s) 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?
  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 TogetherWeServed.com helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 
 Colleges Attended
Purdue UniversityIndiana University - Purdue University, Indianapolis
  1966-1967, Purdue University
  1972-1978, Indiana University - Purdue University, Indianapolis
 Recruit Training - Trainee/Instructor
  1967, Boot Camp - San Diego, 1182
 Combat and Operations History
  1968-1968 Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign 2 November 1968 to 22 February 1969 VSM Streamer/Operation Meade River
  1968-1968 Tet Counteroffensive Campaign 30 January to 1 April 1968 VSM Streamer/Operation Scotland II
  1968-1968 Tet Counteroffensive Campaign 30 January to 1 April 1968 VSM Streamer/Battle of Khe Sanh
  1968-1968 Tet Counteroffensive Campaign 30 January to 1 April 1968 VSM Streamer/Operation Lancaster II
  1968-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign 2 November 1968 to 22 February 1969 VSM Streamer
  1969-1969 Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign 2 November 1968 to 22 February 1969 VSM Streamer/Operation Dewey Canyon
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign 23 February to 8 June 1969 VSM Streamer
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Marine Foundation of Indiana, Inc.2
  Mar 13, 2014, General Photos1
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