Brooks, William, SSgt

Operational/Tactical Communications/Data
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 Service Details
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Current Service Status
USMC Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Current/Last Primary MOS
0629-Radio Chief
Current/Last MOSGroup
Operational/Tactical Communications/Data
Previously Held MOS
521-Basic Marine, Enlisted
1100-Basic Utilities Marine
2500-Basic Operational Communicator
8531-Primary Marksmanship Instructor
2532-Multichannel Equipment Operator
0231-Intelligence Specialist
Primary Unit
2011-2013, 0629, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
Service Years
1994 - 2013
Foreign Language
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Plank Owner Certificate
Suez Canal Certificate
Sandbox Sailor Operation Iraqi Freedom
Marine Combat Water Survival Qualified (WSQ)

Staff Sergeant

Three Hash Marks


 Official Badges 

PMI Pith Helmet Gray Belt

 Unofficial Badges 

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Not Specified
Other Comments:
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1994, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), G/2030
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
2nd Recruit Training BnMarine Combat Training School (MCT), Camp Pendleton, CAF Co, 4th Tank Bn8th Comm Bn
II MEF HQ Group (II MHG)Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
  1994-1994, 521, Golf Co, 2nd Recruit Training Bn
  1994-1994, 1100, Marine Combat Training School (MCT), Camp Pendleton, CA
  1994-1995, 2500, Marine Corps Communications-Electronics School (Cadre)
  1995-1996, 8531, 3rd FSSG
  1996-1998, 2532, 8th Comm Bn
  1998-2001, 2532, USMCR (Inactive)
  2002-2004, 0231, 2nd Intelligence Bn
  2003-2003, 0231, Task Force Tarawa, 2nd MEB
  2004-2006, 0231, Broken Time
  2006-2009, 0629, F Co, 4th Tank Bn
  2009-2010, 0629, 8th Comm Bn
  2010-2010, 0629, Radio Chiefs Course
  2010-2011, 0629, II MEF HQ Group (II MHG)
  2011-2013, 0629, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
 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?
Of all your duty stations or assignments, which one do you have fondest memories of and why? Which was your least favorite?
From your entire military service, describe any memories you still reflect back on to this day.
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or other memorabilia, which one is the most meaningful to you and why?
Which individual(s) from your time in the military stand out as having the most positive impact on you and why?
Can you recount a particular incident from your service, which may or may not have been funny at the time, but still makes you laugh?
What profession did you follow after your military service and what are you doing now? If you are currently serving, what is your present occupational specialty?
In what ways has serving in the military influenced the way you have approached your life and your career? What do you miss most about your time in the service?
Based on your own experiences, what advice would you give to those who have recently joined the Marine Corps?
In what ways has helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
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