Moore, Paul Puden, GySgt

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Last Rank
Gunnery Sergeant
Last Primary MOS
6019-Aircraft Maintenance Chief
Last MOSGroup
Aircraft Maintenance
Primary Unit
1979-1979, USS Nimitz (CVN 68)
Service Years
1942 - 1963
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Home State
West Virginia
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Year of Birth
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Date of Passing
Aug 07, 2018
Location of Interment
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 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin USMC Retired Pin

 Unofficial Badges 

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 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1942, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), 2944
 Unit Assignments
Aviation UnitsUSMC (United States Marine Corps)H&MS-35MAG-11
Ships At SeaUS ArmyVMTB-232MAG-33/H&MS-33
VMA-121I MEF/1st Marine DivisionVMO-6HMM-363
MAG-11/H&MS-11Helicopter Mechanic Training School , MAD NATTC MemphisMAG-16/H&MS-16USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2)
USS Okinawa (LPH-3)USS Tripoli (LPH-10)USS Nimitz (CVN 68)
  1942-1942, 747, Aircraft Engineering Squadron 14 (AES-14)
  1942-1943, 6000, NATTC, Jacksonville FL/Marine Aviation Detachment
  1943-1943, 747, Aircraft Engineering Squadron 45 (AES-45)
  1943-1944, 345, H&MS-35
  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)
  1944-1944, 7598, NAP (Enlisted Flight Training) Course
  1944-1945, 747, VMTB-232
  1945-1945, 0311, USS General William Weigel (AP-119)
  1945-1945, 0311, USS General Edwin D Patrick (AP-124)
  1945-1946, 747, MAG-33/H&MS-33
  1948-1950, 747, Aircraft Engineering Squadron 41 (AES-41)
  1950-1951, 747, Marine Aviation Detachment (MAD) Memphis, TN
  1950-1951, 6019, HMX-1
  1951-1952, 6119, MAG-36
  1951-1953, 6119, VMO-2
  1953-1953, 6060, MAG-12
  1953-1953, 6339, VMA-121
  1953-1954, 6129, I MEF/1st Marine Division
  1953-1954, 6119, VMO-6
  1954-1954, 6019, HMM-363
  1954-1954, MAG-11/H&MS-11
  1954-1954, 9999, Sgt Major Course
  1955-1957, 6129, 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)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)/Ulithi Atoll9
  1945-1945 Ryukyus Campaign (1945)/Battle for Okinawa 53
  1953-1953 Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)/Battle of the Outposts (Vegas - Reno - Carson)9
  1962-1962 Cuban Missile Crisis3
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)/Operation Marble Mountain
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)8
 Colleges Attended
Texas Christian University
  1944-1944, Louisiana College
  1944-1944, Texas Christian University1
  1971-1973, Others/Not Listed
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