Abbott, Daniel, GySgt

 
 TWS Ribbon Bar
Life Member
 
 Service Photo 
 Service Details
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Current Service Status
USMC Retired
Current/Last Rank
Gunnery Sergeant
Current/Last Primary MOS
8412-Career Recruiter
Previously Held MOS
0311-Rifleman
3516-Automotive Mechanic
5711-Nuclear, Biological & Chemical Defense Specialist
Primary Unit
1984-1987, 8412, Recruiters School, MCRD San Diego
Service Years
1966 - 1987
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Plank Owner Certificate
Shellback Certificate

Gunnery Sergeant

 
Five Hash Marks

 

 Official Badges 

Vietnam Combined Action Platoon (CAP)


 Unofficial Badges 

US Marines Corps Honorable Discharge Marine Recruiter Cold War Medal Combined Action Company

Shellback


 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA)Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)Marine Corps Association and Foundation (MCA&F)Mt. Olympus; Detachment 897
Military Order of the Purple HeartDisabled American Veterans (DAV)American LegionMilitary Order of the Devil Dog
Non-Commissioned Officers Association (NCOA)Fleet Reserve Association (FRA)
  1987, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) [Verified]
  1995, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified]
  1998, Marine Corps Association and Foundation (MCA&F) [Verified]
  2003, Marine Corps League, Mt. Olympus; Detachment 897 (Past Commandant) (Port Angeles, Washington) [Verified]
  2004, Military Order of the Purple Heart [Verified]
  2005, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) [Verified]
  2005, American Legion [Verified]
  2006, Military Order of the Devil Dog [Verified]
  2008, Non-Commissioned Officers Association (NCOA) [Verified]
  2010, Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) [Verified]


 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Retired living the good life. Commandant, Department of Washington MCL
   
Other Comments:
Life member: MCL,VFW,DAV,AL,MOPH,MCA and TWS Member: MCRA
   
 Countries Deployed To or Visited
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 Ribbon Bar

Rifle Expert 5th AwardPistol Expert 4th Award

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1966, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), E/2060
 Unit Assignments
Infantry Training School(s) WestTransportation Units1st Tank BnIII MAF/2nd CAG (Combined Action Program)
Marine Corps Forces Pacific (MARFORPAC)MCSD Barstow CA/Marine Corps Supply Depot, Barstow9th Marine RegimentMCAS El Toro, CA/FASOTRAGRUPAC Det El Toro
SOMSIII MEF/3rd Marine DivisionFleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)Marine Corps Material Command/MCLB Barstow (MCLSBPac)
RS St Louis, MO
  1966-1966, 0311, 2nd Infantry Training Regiment (Cadre)
  1966-1966, 3516, Motor Transport Maintenance Course
  1966-1967, 3516, 2nd Motor Transport Bn
  1967-1967, 3516, 1st Tank Bn
  1967-1968, 0311, III MAF/2nd CAG (Combined Action Program)
  1967-1969, 0311, III MAF/2nd CAG (Combined Action Program)
  1967-1969, 0311, Marine Corps Forces Pacific (MARFORPAC)
  1969-1970, 3516, MCSD Barstow CA/Marine Corps Supply Depot, Barstow
  1971-1972, 5711, 9th Marine Regiment
  1972-1974, 5711, MCAS El Toro, CA/FASOTRAGRUPAC Det El Toro
  1974-1978, 5711, SOMS
  1978-1979, 5711, 9th Marine Regiment
  1980-1980, 5711, 3rd Marine Division/HQ Bn, 3rd Marine Division
  1980-1981, 5711, Fleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)/H&S Bn
  1982-1983, 5711, Marine Corps Material Command/MCLB Barstow (MCLSBPac)
  1983-1984, 5711, RS St Louis, MO
  1984-1987, 8412, Recruiters School, MCRD San Diego
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)1
  1966-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)7
 Colleges Attended
Chaminade University of Honolulu, Hawaii
  1972-1973, Chaminade University of Honolulu, Hawaii
  1973-1974, University of Hawaii West O'ahu
  1976-1978, Others/Not Listed
  1988-1990, Others/Not Listed
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