Anderson, Lynn, SSgt

Tank / Amphibious Tractor
 
 Service Photo 
 Service Details
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Current Service Status
USMC Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Current/Last Primary MOS
1833-Assault Amphibious Vehicle Crewman
Current/Last MOSGroup
Tank / Amphibious Tractor
Previously Held MOS
0300-Basic Infantryman
0311-Rifleman
Primary Unit
1980-1982, 1833, 2nd Assault Amphibian (Amtrac) Bn (2nd AAV Bn)
Service Years
1975 - 1982
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Horned Shellback
Meritorious Mast

Staff Sergeant

 
Two Hash Marks

 

 Official Badges 

French Fourragere


 Unofficial Badges 

US Marines Corps Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Shellback US Marine Corps Honorable Discharge (Original)

Cold War


 Military Association Memberships
American Cold War VeteransSan Francisco East Bay; Detachment 9193rd Assault Amphibian Battalion Chapter2nd Marine Division Association
3rd Marine Division AssociationMarine Corps Veterans Association
  2010, American Cold War Veterans [Verified]
  2010, Marine Corps League, San Francisco East Bay; Detachment 919 (Immediate Past Golden Rodent) (San Francisco, California) [Verified]
  2010, 1st Marine Division Association, 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion Chapter (Member At Large) (Oceanside, California) [Verified]
  2010, 2nd Marine Division Association [Verified]
  2010, 3rd Marine Division Association [Verified]
  2010, Marine Corps Veterans Association [Verified]
  2010, Marine Corps Veterans Association [Verified]


 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Police Officer/Department of the Air Force/Fort Sam Houston TX.
   
Other Comments:
I have worked for the Department of Defense, and Veteran Affairs since 1991. Retire on 04/06/2016
   
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 Ribbon Bar
Rifle Expert 2nd AwardRifle Expert 8th AwardPistol Expert 2nd Award

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1975, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), 31261
 Unit Assignments
USMC (United States Marine Corps)School of Infantry  (SOI WEST)Marine BarracksUS Army Jungle Warfare School, Panama
MCAGCC 29 Palms, CAK Co, 3rd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (3/5)5th Marine RegimentHQ Bn, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Division
MCB Camp PendletonFleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)Assault Amphibian School3rd Amphibious Assault Bn. (AAV)
MWSG-373rd Marine Division, III MEF31st MEUMCB Japan/Marine Corps Installations Pacific (MCIPAC)
3rd Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (3/3)Combat Assault Bn, Camp SchwabMCB Camp Butler, OkinawaMCB Camp Fuji
2nd Marine DivisionMCB Camp Lejeune, NC2nd Assault Amphibian (Amtrac) Bn  (2nd AAV Bn)
  1975-1976, NCO School, MCRD San Deigo, CA
  1976-1976, 0311, School of Infantry (SOI WEST)
  1976-1977, Marine Barracks Philadelphia, PA
  1976-1977, 0311, Marine Barracks Philadelphia, PA
  1977-1977, 0311, US Army Jungle Warfare School, Panama
  1977-1977, 0300, MCAGCC 29 Palms, CA
  1977-1978, 0311, K Co, 3rd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (3/5)
  1977-1978, 0311, 5th Marine Regiment
  1977-1979, HQ Bn, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Division
  1977-1979, 0311, MCCS MCB Camp Pendleton, H&S Bn
  1977-1979, Fleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)
  1978-1978, 1833, Assault Amphibian School
  1978-1978, 0311, NCO School 29 Palms, CA
  1978-1978, C Co, 3rd Amphibious Assault Bn. (AAV)
  1978-1979, 1833, 1st Assault Amphibian Bn (1st AAV Bn)
  1979-1979, 1833, Det B, MWSG-37
  1979-1980, 3rd Marine Division, III MEF
  1979-1980, 1833, 31st MEU
  1979-1980, 1833, MCB Japan/Marine Corps Installations Pacific (MCIPAC)
  1979-1980, 1833, 3rd Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (3/3)
  1979-1980, 1833, Combat Assault Bn, Camp Schwab
  1979-1980, 1833, Camp Schwab, MCB Camp Butler, Okinawa
  1979-1980, 1833, 3rd Amphibious Assault Bn. (AAV)
  1980-1980, 1833, MCB Camp Fuji
  1980-1982, 1833, 2nd Marine Division
  1980-1982, 1833, MCB Camp Lejeune, NC
  1980-1982, 1833, 2nd Assault Amphibian (Amtrac) Bn (2nd AAV Bn)
  1980-1982, 1833, 2nd Marine Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1975-1975 NEO - Operation New Arrivals (Vietnam)
  1977-1977 Training Exercise - Team Spirit '77
  1979-1979 Training Exercise - Alpine Warrior '79
  1980-1980 Training Exercise - Team Spirit '80
  1982-1982 Training Exercise - Alley Express '82
 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 any military operations, including combat, humanitarian and peacekeeping operations, please describe those which made a lasting impact on you and, if life-changing, in what way?
From your entire military service, describe any memories you still reflect back on to this day.
What professional achievements are you most proud of from your military career?
 Colleges Attended
University of PhoenixCollege of San Mateo
  2005-2006, University of Phoenix
  2008-2009, College of San Mateo
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Apr 04, 1978, Good years2
  Apr 01, 1979, Career years
  May 05, 2001, Homage1
  Sep 07, 2007, Veteran Day29
  Feb 22, 2008, Marines Mermorial Hotel
  Mar 03, 2008, Marines Mermorial Hotel
  Mar 19, 2013, General Photos1
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