Kennedy, Terry, SSgt

Deceased
 
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 Service Details
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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Primary MOS
0369-Infantry Unit Leader
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1979-1980, 8411, Recruiting Units
Service Years
1968 - 1983
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Panama Canal Certificate

Staff Sergeant

 
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 Personal Details 

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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1950
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Marine SSgt Terry Kennedy (Baby-San).
 
Contact Info
Home Town
Macomb
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Apr 27, 2017
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 


 Unofficial Badges 

US Marines Corps Honorable Discharge


 Military Association Memberships
Disabled American Veterans (DAV)Post 8154, George R. Baxmann Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA)Department of Illinois
  1987, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) [Verified]
  1989, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 8154, George R. Baxmann (Member At Large) (United States) [Verified]
  1989, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) [Verified]
  1992, Marine Corps League, Department of Illinois (Vice Commander) (St. Charles, Illinois) [Verified]


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
I work from time to time,Remodling homes I'm Retired/Disabled.I have a 40 acre farm,in Macomb,Mo. I have a couple of Horses and three Big,unfriendly.Rotts.I started raising both and gave up! Found out they're more trouble than they're worth. I also write; or a least try too? Have had one book published by authorhouse/bookstore.com(I Do Solemnly Swear}By: T.L.Kennedy&P.Peck-Kennedy} Co-Author is my Wife. If it wasn't for her it would still be setting in my desk drawer.I wrote it about 20+yrs ago!! Waiting to see how it goes.Started another but just waiting?? Between My Wife now #2, and myself we have eight kids and at last count 19 grandchildren! They all live in Wisconsin and one in Illinois.We have one Grandson in the Army.He's serving in Afghanistan. Should be home in Sept,2008.
   
Other Comments:
Done a lot of other things as far as professions go:Mostly in Law Enforcement While serving with 2/24 4thMarDiv(Res).Tried my hand at truck Driving also,became Manager for the Trucking Company after awhile.However! My Heart,Mind,Body and Sole was always with The Corps: UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS STAFF NCO CREED I am a Staff Non-Commissioned Officer in the United States Marine Corps. As such, I am a member of the most unique group of professional military practitioners in the world. I am bound by duty to God, Country, and my fellow Marines to execute the demands of my position to and beyond what I believe to be the limits of my capabilities. I realize I am the mainstay of Marine Corps discipline, and I carry myself with military grace, unbowed by the weight of command, unflinching in the execution of lawful orders, and unswerving in my dedication to the most complete sucess of my assigned mission. Both my professional and personal demeanor shall be such that I may take pride if my juniors emulate me, and knowing perfection to lie beyond the grasp of any mortal hand, I shall yet strive to attain perfection that I may ever be aware of my needs and capabilities to improve myself. I shall be fair in my personal relations, just in the enforcement of discipline, true to myself and my fellow Marines and equitable in my dealings with every man.
   
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1968, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), C/109
 Unit Assignments
1st Recruit Training Bn USMC (United States Marine Corps)F Co, 2nd Bn, 1st Marine Regiment  (2/1)1st Marine Regiment
US Naval Hospital, Guam, Wounded Warrior Bn - EastWeapons Training Bn, Edson Range, MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CAMarine BarracksOther Service Branches, USMC (United States Marine Corps)
2nd Bn, 24th Marine Regiment (2/24), 24th Marine Regiment4th Marine DivisionSummer Btn Unit Training Course (MCMWTC) Bridgeport, CAMobilization Command (MOBCOM)
US Army Jungle Warfare School, PanamaRecruiting Units
  1967-1968, 0300, 1st Recruit Training Bn
  1968-1968, 8651, Basic Recon Course
  1968-1968, 0353, 5th Anti Tank Bn
  1968-1968, 0311, F Co, 2nd Bn, 1st Marine Regiment (2/1)
  1968-1968, 0311, 1st Marine Regiment
  1968-1969, 0311, US Naval Hospital, Guam, Wounded Warrior Bn - East
  1969-1969, 5831, Weapons Training Bn, Edson Range, MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA
  1969-1969, 0311, Marine Barracks Great Lakes, IL
  1969-1969, 0311, NCO Leadership Course
  1969-1970, 5811, Marine Barracks NAD Lualualei HI
  1970-1972, 0311, Broken Time
  1972-1976, 0311, 2nd Bn, 24th Marine Regiment (2/24), 24th Marine Regiment
  1972-1983, 0369, 4th Marine Division
  1973-1973, 0311, Summer Btn Unit Training Course (MCMWTC) Bridgeport, CA
  1974-1974, 0311, Mobilization Training Unit
  1975-1975, 0311, US Army Jungle Warfare School, Panama
  1976-1983, 0369, 2nd Bn, 24th Marine Regiment (2/24), 24th Marine Regiment
  1979-1980, 8411, Recruiting Units
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1963-1973 Vietnam War
  1965-1971 Combined Action Program
  1965-1972 Da Nang Combat Base
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)/Operation Dodge Valley
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)/Operation Garrad Bay
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
  1978-1979 Training Exercise - Bold Regard '78
 Colleges Attended
  1978-1980, Others/Not Listed
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