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Moore, Paul, GySgt Aircraft Maintenance
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Current Service Status
USMC Retired
Current/Last Rank
Gunnery Sergeant
Current/Last Primary MOS
6019-Aircraft Maintenance Chief
Current/Last MOSGroup
Aircraft Maintenance
Previously Held MOS
6000-Basic Aircraft Maintenance Marine
6401-Basic Aircraft Maint. Man
7598-Basic Fixed-Wing Pilot
6011-Aircraft Mechanic-Trainee
6419-Assistant Line Chief
6060-A/C Airframe Maintenance Chief
6339-Aircraft Maintenance Chief
6119-Helicopter Maintenance Chief
9999-Sergeant Major/First Sergeant
6129-Airframe Chief Rotary Wing
6019-Aircraft Mechanic, OV-11
Current/Last Unit
1979-1979, USS Nimitz (CVN 68)
Service Years
1942 - 1963
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Gunnery Sergeant

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 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin USMC Retired Pin

 Unofficial Badges 

Vietnamese Pilot Wings Shellback Golden Shellback

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Travel to family in CONUS From Hawaii & To Reuions, WW2, Korea & Vietnam
Other Comments:

Vietnam Air Force Pilot Wings
My GySgt Rank came 3 months before I retired when the new E-8 E-9 ranks took full effect. I had a one year letter in to CMC for retirement & could not be promoted. I had been a MSGt E-7 since 1957, served as Personnel Sgt Major, Line Chief, Maintenence Chief, S-4 logistics Chief, S-3 Ops Chief. Had recived USAF/VNAF pilot wings on contract(after retirement USMC) at USAF Advisory Group-Vietnam 1964-1968). Also had Vietnamese award not shown on the available items.Served as Senior CH53 Rep for 14 Years on Okinawa Japan with MAG-36 (1973-1987). During those years was deployed to Korea each year for"Team Spirit Exercise". Also support of units in Cubi Pt PI. Was on the LPH Okinawa for Opertaion "Frequent Winds" Apr 1975 Evacuation of Saigon. Was deployed to Diego Garcia than to Oman in support of prepartion for rescue of prisoners in Iran Late Nov 1979 .Prisoners were released when Regan was elected as President WW II to Viet Nam

 Remembrance Profiles - 9 Marines Remembered
  • Hillock, Pete, GySgt
  • Shure, Frank, PFC, 1944

 Tributes from Members  
Life & Times of Gunny P.Moore posted by 03 Shaver, John, Jr. (Rebel 1-0), Sgt 2182
vIETNAM posted by 60 Moore, Paul, GySgt 416
HMX-1 Reunion 2/4 May 13 posted by 60 Moore, Paul, GySgt 416
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 Unit Assignments
USMC/Formal Schools3rd MAWMAG-11USMC
US ArmyVMFA-232HMX-1MAG-36
I MEF/1st Marine DivisionHMM-363MAG-11/H&MS-11NATTC, Memphis TN/Helicopter Mechanic Training School , MAD NATTC Memphis
MAG-16/H&MS-16USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2)USS Okinawa (LPH-3)USS Tripoli (LPH-10)
USS Nimitz (CVN 68)
  1942-1943, 6000, Naval Air Technical Training Center (NATTC)/NATTC, Jacksonville FL
  1943-1943, 6401, 3rd MAW
  1943-1944, 7598, NAP (Enlisted Flight Training)
  1944-1944, 6401, MAG-11
  1944-1944, 6011, USS Sherburne (APA-205)
  1944-1944, 0311, US Army/USAT Sea Ray
  1944-1944, 0311, US Army/USAT Cape Cleare (C-244)
  1944-1945, 6419, VMFA-232
  1945-1945, 0311, USS General William Weigel (AP-119)
  1945-1945, 0311, USS General Edwin D Patrick (AP-124)
  1950-1951, 6019, HMX-1
  1951-1952, 6119, MAG-36
  1951-1952, 6119, VMO-2
  1951-1952, 6129, VMO-2
  1953-1953, 6060, MAG-12
  1953-1953, 6339, VMA-121
  1953-1954, 6119, VMO-6
  1953-1954, 6129, I MEF/1st Marine Division
  1954-1954, 9999, Sgt Major Course
  1954-1954, 6019, HMM-363
  1954-1954, MAG-11/H&MS-11
  1955-1957, 6129, NATTC, Memphis TN/Helicopter Mechanic Training School , MAD NATTC Memphis
  1962-1963, 6119, MAG-16/H&MS-16
  1974-1974, 6019, USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2)
  1975-1975, 6019, USS Okinawa (LPH-3)
  1977-1977, USS Tripoli (LPH-10)
  1979-1979, USS Nimitz (CVN 68)
 Colleges Attended
Texas Christian University
  1944-1944, Louisiana College
  1944-1944, Texas Christian University1
  1971-1973, Others/Not Listed
 Recruit Training - Trainee/Instructor
  1942, Boot Camp - Parris Island, SC, 2943
 Combat and Operations History
  1944-1944 Western Caroline Islands operation August 31 - October 14, 1944 WWII Streamer/Ulithi Atoll9
  1944-1945 Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto operation March 17 - June 30, 1945 WWII Streamer54
  1946-1991 Cold War Operations3
  1953-1953 Korean War/Outpost Battles (Vegas - Reno - Carson)9
  1963-1975 Combat, Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Operations
  1965-1965 Defense Campaign/Operation Marble Mountain
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign8
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Various Photos of activity listed in my assginments etc.46
  Early Korea Enlisted pilots2
  Korea 19531
  Korea Tank 1st Div1
  Vietnam 1964/6811
  Vietnam field problems4
  VC Prisoners Danang 19671
  Tour Malaysian AF 1969/71 SH3 Helicopters4
  Frequent Winds Ops, LHH Okinawa4
  Last Tour Egypt 19931
  Egypt View 19938
  Team Spirit Korea3
  Mud Tour Okinawa 19451
  Yellow Perial Trainer MARTD Dallas 19441
  Gunship Tet1
  Tet June 19681
  Tet Feb 1968 and beyond2
  Australia, (Queensland ) Exercise1
  Ike Jacket & new 1950 Mercury/$4,900.00 House 19512
  Old Aircraft during assignments15
  Marine Corps Musuem Visit1
  USMC, Quantico May 19421
  Misc Photos15
  First Female Marines 1943
  Early Days,Memories7
  Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam1
  Trip To Quantico, Manassa & Gettysburgh Civil War Sites
  Burial Ulithi Atoll 19442
  Jan 01, 1918, Flying Peons1
  Jan 01, 1942, Glider Training PI 1941/421
  Jun 01, 1951, 1951 Sikorsky Training
  Jan 31, 1968, TET 1968
  Feb 02, 1968, VNAF Helicopter Assignment
  Oct 21, 1970, Malaysia
  Oct 24, 1977, CH53 Crash Mindoro Phillippines Capt Gebhardt
  Jul 20, 1993, 747 Checkout
  Sep 01, 2006, Old Marines6
  Sep 01, 2006, Pioneer Award Helicopters1
  Apr 12, 2007, 60th Anniversary HMX-1 Quantico3
  Jun 02, 2007, Brick on Honor Walk Quantico Musuem5
  Aug 21, 2008, Osprey Checkout
  Jun 24, 2010, 65th Anniversary Of the Battle of Okinawa1
  Mar 13, 2012, Forum Photos117
  Oct 17, 2012, General Photos6
  Jun 29, 2015, Message Photos1
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