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Brown, Lawrence (Larry), SSgt Infantry
 
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 Service Details
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Current Service Status
USMC Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Current/Last Primary MOS
0341-Mortar Man
Current/Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Previously Held MOS
3531-Motor Vehicle Operator
5811-Military Police
8412-Career Recruiter
Current/Last Unit
1970-1974, 8412, HQ, 4th MCD Philadelphia, PA
Service Years
1964 - 1974

Staff Sergeant

 
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 Official Badges 

Military Police (Pre-2003)


 Unofficial Badges 

US Marines Corps Honorable Discharge Marine Recruiter Bluenose


 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Retired Medically..............
   
Other Comments:
Veterans Advorsary. And a Inductee of the; Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame, Class of 2007
   
 Countries Deployed To or Visited
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 Unit Assignments
USS Francis Marion (APA/LPA-249)8th Marine Regiment/2nd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (2/8)USS Guadalcanal (LPH-7)8th Marine Regiment
9th Marine Regiment/3rd Bn, 9th Marine Regiment (3/9)Marine Security Guard (MSG)Recruiting Units
  1964-1965, 3531, USS Francis Marion (APA/LPA-249)
  1964-1965, 3531, USS Francis Marion (APA/LPA-249)
  1964-1966, 3531, 2nd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (2/8)/Battalion Landing Team (BLT)
  1965-1965, 0341, USS Guadalcanal (LPH-7)
  1965-1966, 0341, 8th Marine Regiment/HQ Co
  1966-1967, 0341, 9th Marine Regiment/3rd Bn, 9th Marine Regiment (3/9)
  1968-1970, 5811, MSG Bn, H&S Co Quantico, VA
  1970-1974, 8412, HQ, 4th MCD Philadelphia, PA
 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?
  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?
  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
University of Cincinnati
  1972-1972, University of Cincinnati
 Recruit Training - Trainee/Instructor
  1964, Boot Camp - San Diego, A/126 (Instructor)6
  1964, Boot Camp - San Diego, A/126
  1964, Boot Camp - San Diego, 2241
 Combat and Operations History
  1945-1975 Vietnam War
  1966-1966 Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign 1 July 1966 to 31 May 1967 VSM Streamer/Operation Deckhouse II
  1966-1966 Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign 1 July 1966 to 31 May 1967 VSM Streamer/Operation Macon
  1966-1966 Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign 1 July 1966 to 31 May 1967 VSM Streamer/Operation Suwannee
  1966-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign 1 July 1966 to 31 May 1967 VSM Streamer
  1966-1967 Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign 1 July 1966 to 31 May 1967 VSM Streamer/Operation Prairie
  1966-1967 Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign 1 July 1966 to 31 May 1967 VSM Streamer/Operation Prairie
  1967-1967 Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign 1 July 1966 to 31 May 1967 VSM Streamer/Operation Prairie II
  1967-1967 Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign 1 June 1967 to 29 January 1968 VSM Streamer/Operation Buffalo
  1967-1967 Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign 1 June 1967 to 29 January 1968 VSM Streamer/Siege of Con Thien
  1967-1967 Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign 1 July 1966 to 31 May 1967 VSM Streamer/Operation Hickory
  1967-1967 Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign 1 June 1967 to 29 January 1968 VSM Streamer/Operation Hickory II
  1967-1967 Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign 1 July 1966 to 31 May 1967 VSM Streamer/Operation Prairie IV
  1967-1967 Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign 1 June 1967 to 29 January 1968 VSM Streamer/Operation Kingfisher
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign 1 June 1967 to 29 January 1968 VSM Streamer
 Military Association Memberships
United States Marine Raiders AssociationWhite Tank Mountains; Detachment 12463rd Marine Division AssociationVietnam Veterans of America (VVA)
American LegionDisabled American Veterans (DAV)Marine Corps Association and Foundation (MCA&F)Marine Corps Tankers Association
Military Order of the Purple HeartScottish-American Military SocietyPost 285, Neal Garman PostPost 66
National Rifle Association (NRA)
  2000, United States Marine Raiders Association [Verified]
  2003, Marine Corps League, White Tank Mountains; Detachment 1246 (Commandant) (Surprise, Arizona) [Verified]
  2003, 3rd Marine Division Association [Verified]
  2003, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) [Verified]
  2003, American Legion [Verified]
  2003, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) [Verified]
  2003, Marine Corps Association and Foundation (MCA&F) [Verified]
  2003, Marine Corps League, White Tank Mountains; Detachment 1246 (Adjutant) (Surprise, Arizona) [Verified]
  2003, Marine Corps Tankers Association [Verified]
  2003, Military Order of the Purple Heart [Verified]
  2003, Scottish-American Military Society
  2003, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 285, Neal Garman Post (Life Member) (Wickenburg, Arizona) [Verified]
  2008, American Veterans (AMVETS), Post 66 (Phoenix, Arizona) [Verified]
  2011, National Rifle Association (NRA)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Then and Now12
  Oct 30, 2008, Vietnam Purple Heart1
  Oct 06, 2012, General Photos4
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