Jenkins, Richard, LCpl

Military Police
 Service Photo 
 Service Details
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Current Service Status
USMC Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Lance Corporal
Current/Last Primary MOS
Current/Last MOSGroup
Military Police
Previously Held MOS
0300-Basic Infantryman
5811-Military Policeman
0121-Personnel Clerk
Primary Unit
1963-1965, MarForRes
Service Years
1959 - 1965
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Lance Corporal

One Hash Mark


 Official Badges 

French Fourragere Military Police (Pre-2003)

 Unofficial Badges 

US Marines Corps Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal

 Military Association Memberships
Post 127National Rifle Association (NRA)2nd Battalion 4th Marines AssociationMarine Corps Heritage Foundation
3rd Marine Division AssociationMarine Corps Together We ServedAmerican Cold War Veterans1st Marine Division Association
Marine Corps Association and Foundation (MCA&F)
  1989, American Legion, Post 127 (Member at Large) (Glendale, California) [Verified]1
  1995, National Rifle Association (NRA) [Verified]
  2005, 2nd Battalion 4th Marines Association [Verified]
  2006, Marine Corps Heritage Foundation [Verified]
  2007, 3rd Marine Division Association [Verified]
  2008, Marine Corps Together We Served [Verified]
  2009, American Cold War Veterans [Verified]4
  2010, 1st Marine Division Association [Verified]
  2012, Marine Corps Association and Foundation (MCA&F) [Verified]

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Consultant for Irish Communications Company

Current Member: Marine Corps Law Enforcement Association

Current Member: Fooopm's ( Fraternal Order of old Phart Marines )

Current Member: Marine Corps Association & Foundation
Other Comments:
Just working to pay for my fishing habit


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  • Belsey, Fred, LCpl, (1959-1963)
  • Bonham, Buddy, LCpl
  • Bussel, L. D., LCpl
  • Halperin, Al, LCpl
  • Hileman, TL, Cpl
  • Kexel, Vincent, PFC
  • Mead, Randall, LCpl
  • Pokorny, Ralph, LCpl
  • Stanton, Ira, Cpl
  • Stephenson, T.R., LCpl
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 Ribbon Bar
Rifle Sharpshooter

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1959, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), C/15220
 Unit Assignments
MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CAInfantry Training School(s) WestMCB Camp PendletonUSS General W. A. Mann (AP-112)
USS Okanogan (APA-220)USS Pickaway (APA-222)USS Stone County (LST-1141)4th Marine Regiment/2nd Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (2/4)
III MEF/1st Marine BrigadeMCB Hawaii/HQ BnUSS Bexar (APA-237)Ships At Sea
1st Marine Division/HQ Bn, 1st Marine DivisionMarine BarracksMarForRes
  1959-1959, MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA/1st RTBN
  1959-1959, 2nd Infantry Training Regiment (Cadre)
  1960-1960, 0300, MCB Camp Pendleton/Staging Bn
  1960-1960, 0300, USS General W. A. Mann (AP-112)
  1960-1960, 0300, USS Okanogan (APA-220)
  1960-1960, 0300, USS Pickaway (APA-222)
  1960-1960, 0311, USS Stone County (LST-1141)
  1960-1962, 0311, 2nd Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (2/4)/F Co
  1960-1962, 0311, III MEF/1st Marine Brigade
  1961-1961, 0311, USS Okanogan (APA-220)
  1961-1961, 5811, HQ Bn/PMO, HqBn, MCBH Kaneohe Bay, HI
  1961-1961, 0311, USS Bexar (APA-237)
  1961-1962, 0311, 2nd Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (2/4)/F Co
  1962-1962, 0311, USNS General Daniel I. Sultan (T-AP-120)
  1962-1962, 0121, 1st Marine Division/HQ Bn, 1st Marine Division
  1962-1963, 5831, Marine Barracks China Lake, CA
  1963-1965, MarForRes
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1960-1960 Training Exercise - Blue Star '60
  1961-1961 Training Exercise - Silver Sword '61
 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?
From your entire service, including combat, describe the personal memories which have impacted you most?
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or any other memorabilia, please describe those which are 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?
What military associations are you a member of, if any? What specific benefits do you derive from your memberships?
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.
 Colleges Attended
Los Angeles Valley College
  1973-1976, Los Angeles Valley College
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