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Berdeaux, John, SSgt Communications
 
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Current Service Status
USMC Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Current/Last Primary MOS
2574- North Vietnamese Linguist
Current/Last MOSGroup
Communications
Previously Held MOS
0311-Rifleman
2571-Special Radio Operator
Current/Last Unit
1967-1970, 2571, Marine Cryptologic Support Bn - Marine Support Battalion/Co F Bremerhaven, Germany
Service Years
1964 - 1970
Foreign Language
Vietnamese

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 Official Badges 


 Unofficial Badges 

US Marines Corps Honorable Discharge


 Military Association Memberships
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)Marine Corps Cryptologic Association (MCCA)
  1982, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified]
  2008, Marine Corps Cryptologic Association (MCCA) [Verified]


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 Unit Assignments
RTR, MCRD SD/2nd Recruit Training BnInfantry Training School(s) WestMarine Cryptologic Support Bn  - Marine Support Battalion/Co K Pensacola, FLMarine Cryptologic Support Bn  - Marine Support Battalion/Co B, Ft Meade MD
Defense Language Institute West Coast (DLI WEST)Marine Cryptologic Support Bn  - Marine Support Battalion/Co L, Phu Bai, RVNMarine Cryptologic Support Bn  - Marine Support Battalion/Co F Bremerhaven, Germany
  1964-1964, RTR, MCRD SD/2nd Recruit Training Bn
  1964-1965, 0311, Infantry Training School(s) West/2nd Infantry Training Regiment (2nd ITR)
  1965-1965, 2571, Marine Cryptologic Support Bn - Marine Support Battalion/Co K Pensacola, FL
  1965-1966, 2574, Marine Cryptologic Support Bn - Marine Support Battalion/Co B, Ft Meade MD
  1965-1966, 2574, Defense Language Institute West Coast (DLI WEST)
  1966-1967, 2574, Marine Cryptologic Support Bn - Marine Support Battalion/Co L, Phu Bai, RVN
  1967-1970, 2571, Marine Cryptologic Support Bn - Marine Support Battalion/Co F Bremerhaven, Germany
 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?
  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 for valor or other significant awards, please describe how these were earned.
  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?
  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?
  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
University of Missouri-Columbia
  1962-1964, University of Missouri-Columbia
 Recruit Training - Trainee/Instructor
  1964, Boot Camp - San Diego, 2922
 Combat and Operations History
  1966-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign 1 July 1966 to 31 May 1967 VSM Streamer
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