Bailes, Lenard, Sgt

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Life Member
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 Service Details
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Current Service Status
USMC Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Current/Last Primary MOS
Current/Last MOSGroup
Previously Held MOS
8911-Barracks & Grounds Marine
Primary Unit
1967-1967, 8911, MCRD (Cadre) Parris Island, SC/H&S Bn
Service Years
1963 - 1967
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Cold War Certificate


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 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

US Marines Corps Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal

 Military Association Memberships
Marine Corps Association and Foundation (MCA&F)-National Rifle Association (NRA)Leonard Moore Post
  1970, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
  2009, Marine Corps Association and Foundation (MCA&F) [Verified]
  2009, -National Rifle Association (NRA)
  2015, American Legion, 71, Leonard Moore Post (Associate Member) (Clayton, North Carolina) [Verified]

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Staying outa trouble!
Other Comments:



 Countries Deployed To or Visited

Deployments I participated in between 1964 & 1967

Svalbard Spain United States of America Antarctica South Georgia Falkland Islands Bolivia Peru Ecuador Colombia Venezuela Guyana Suriname French Guiana Brazil Paraguay Uruguay Argentina Chile Greenland Canada United States of America United States of America Israel Jordan Cyprus Qatar United Arab Emirates Oman Yemen Saudia Arabia Iraq Afghanistan Turkmenistan Iran Syria Singapore China Mongolia Papua New Guinea Brunei Indonesia Malaysia Malaysia Tiawan Philippines Vietnam Cambodia Laos Thailand Burma Bangladesh Sri Lanka India Bhutan Nepal Pakistan Afghanistan Turkmenistan Tajikistan Kyrgyzstan Uzbekistan Japan North Korea South Korea Russia Kazakhstan Russia Montenegro Portugal Azerbaijan Armenia Georgia Ukraine Moldova Belarus Romania Bulgaria Macedonia Serbia Bosonia & Herzegovina Turkey Greece Albania Croatia Hungary Slovakia Slovenia Malta Spain Portugal Spain France Italy Italy Austria Switzerland Belgium France Ireland United Kingdom Norway Sweden Finland Estonia Latvia Lithuania Russia Poland Czech Republic Germany Denmark The Netherlands Iceland El Salvador Guatemala Panama Costa Rica Nicaragua Honduras Belize Mexico Trinidad & Tobago Puerto Rico Dominican Republic Haiti Jamaica The Bahamas Cuba Vanuatu Australia Solomon Islands Fiji New Caledonia New Zealand Eritrea Ethiopia Djibouti Somalia Kenya Uganda Tanzania Rwanda Burundi Madagascar Namibia Botswana South Africa Lesotho Swaziland Zimbabwe Mozambique Malawi Zambia Angola Democratic Repbulic of Congo Republic of Congo Gabon Equatorial Guinea Central African Republic Cameroon Nigeria Togo Ghana Burkina Fassu Cote d'Ivoire Liberia Sierra Leone Guinea Guinea Bissau The Gambia Senegal Mali Mauritania Niger Western Sahara Sudan Chad Egypt Libya Tunisia Morocco Algeria
Map Legend:
 Combat Deployment 
 Peaceful Deployment 

CubaDominican RepublicFranceGibraltarHaitiItalyJapanJamaicaMartiniqueMaltaPuerto RicoSpainUnited StatesVietnamHoly See (Vatican City)

 Remembrance Profiles - 58 Marines Remembered
  • Bancells, Lorenzo, LtCol, (1963-1988)
  • Bruso, Edward, Cpl
  • Cobb, Larry, Cpl
  • Cunningham, Kenneth, Cpl, (1963-1967)
  • Daniels, Bob, SgtMaj, (1962-1984)
  • Dobie, R. B, Cpl
  • Fuller, E. J, SSgt, (1962-1966)
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 Ribbon Bar
Annual Rifle Squad Combat Practice Competition Badge (Gold)Rifle Expert 2nd AwardPistol Expert

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1963, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), K/28812
 Unit Assignments
1st Infantry Training RegimentMCB Quantico, VAFleet Marine Force Atlantic (FMFLANT)USS Fremont (APA-44/LPA-44)
2nd Marine Division2nd Marine RegimentMCB Camp Lejeune, NC2nd Marine Regiment/3rd Bn, 2nd Marine Regiment (3/2)
USMC (United States Marine Corps)/Formal SchoolsII MEFUSS Monrovia (APA-31)MCB Camp Pendleton
MAG-131st MAWMCAS Iwakuni, JapanMAG-11
Marine Corps Forces Pacific (MARFORPAC)I MEF3rd MAWMAG-11 HQ/Security Detachment
MCB Camp Butler, OkinawaMCRD (Cadre) Parris Island, SC/H&S Bn
  1964-1964, 0311, 1st Infantry Training Regiment
  1964-1964, 0311, MCB Quantico, VA
  1964-1965, 0311, Fleet Marine Force Atlantic (FMFLANT)
  1964-1965, 0311, Force Troops/MarDet Camp Garcia
  1964-1965, 0311, USS Fremont (APA-44/LPA-44)
  1964-1966, 0311, 2nd Marine Division
  1964-1966, 0311, 2nd Marine Regiment
  1964-1966, 0311, MCB Camp Lejeune, NC
  1964-1966, 0311, 3rd Bn, 2nd Marine Regiment (3/2)/I Co
  1965-1965, 0311, NCO School, Camp LeJeune
  1965-1966, 0311, II MEF
  1965-1966, 0311, USS Monrovia (APA-31)
  1966-1966, 0311, MCB Camp Pendleton
  1966-1966, 0311, MAG-13
  1966-1966, 0311, 1st MAW/1st MAW Det Iwakuni
  1966-1966, 0311, 1st MAW/1st MAW Det Iwakuni
  1966-1966, 0311, MCAS Iwakuni, Japan
  1966-1967, 8151, MAG-11
  1966-1967, 8151, Marine Corps Forces Pacific (MARFORPAC)
  1966-1967, 8151, I MEF
  1966-1967, 8151, 3rd MAW
  1966-1967, 8151, MAG-11 HQ/Security Detachment
  1967-1967, 0311, MCB Camp Butler, Okinawa
  1967-1967, 8911, MCRD (Cadre) Parris Island, SC/H&S Bn
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
  1966-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)13
  1967-1967 Da Nang Combat Base
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)2
 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 were the most significant to you and, if life-changing, in what way.
Was there a particular incident during your service when you believed you were in a situation you might not survive? Please describe what happened and what was the outcome.
Of all your duty stations or assignments, which one do you have fondest memories of and why? Which one was your least favorite?
From your entire service, including combat, describe the personal memories which have impacted you most?
What achievement(s) are you most proud of from your military career? If you received any medals, awards, formal presentations or qualification badges for significant achievement or valor, please describe how these were earned.
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?
Please recount the names of friends you served with, at which location, and what you remember most about them. Indicate those you are already in touch with and those you would like to make contact with.
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
Miami Dade CollegeHigh Point UniversityHigh Point CollegeGuilford College
University of North Carolina at GreensboroWake Forest University
  1968-1970, Miami Dade College
  1974-1977, High Point University4
  1974-1977, High Point College
  1975-1975, Guilford College
  1976-1976, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  1976-1977, Wake Forest University
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Other Family Photos3
  Bob Hope Show-DaNang5
  My Comandants2
  Shadow Box15
  Aug 06, 1970, Mom, Dad, & Kids3
  Apr 03, 1971, Our Wedding7
  Jan 01, 1974, Martial Arts Training8
  Aug 01, 1980, Florida Power & Light3
  Jan 20, 1991, My Daughters5
  Jun 21, 1991, Married Life (April 1971-June 1991)2
  Aug 06, 2000, Personal/Friends14
  Sep 11, 2001, Rescued Daycare Infants & Toddlers Guarded By US Marines on 911
  Jan 30, 2011, Work Sheet3
  May 24, 2012, General Photos
  Oct 11, 2012, Message Photos2
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