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

 Tributes from Members  
Life & Times of Gunny P.Moore posted by 03 Shaver, John, Jr. (Rebel 1-0), Sgt 2198 
vIETNAM posted by 60 Moore, Paul, GySgt 452 
HMX-1 Reunion 2/4 May 13 posted by 60 Moore, Paul, GySgt 452 
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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, 2944
 Combat and Operations History
  1944-1944 Western Caroline Islands operation August 31 - October 14, 1944 WWII Streamer/Ulithi Atoll9
  1945-1945 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
  1965-1965 Defense Campaign/Operation Marble Mountain
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign8
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