Cascos, Javier, Sgt

Infantry
 
 Service Photo 
 Service Details
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Current Service Status
USMC Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Sergeant
Current/Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Current/Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Previously Held MOS
0300-Basic Infantryman
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 0311, Marine Barracks Great Lakes, IL
Service Years
1965 - 1969
Foreign Language
Spanish

Sergeant

 
 

 Official Badges 

French Fourragere


 Unofficial Badges 


 Military Association Memberships
National Rifle Association (NRA)Military Order of the Purple HeartDisabled American Veterans (DAV)
  1988, National Rifle Association (NRA) [Verified]
  1989, Military Order of the Purple Heart [Verified]
  2012, Disabled American Veterans (DAV)


 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
"Retired" due to medical conditions. -Heart Bypass (Quintuple) -Hepatitis C (from blood transfusions in the 1970s) -Diabetes (Type II). -Kidney failure w/ MRSA complications. -Operation to remove infection at sternum above old Heart Bypass site (still in recuperation early 2014).
   
Other Comments:
  Self taught artist (multiple media); Self taught computer skills (I liked old "Windows 3.x" and DOS); Multi-lingual (a little of this and that); Life Member of the National Rifle Association. Still like to punch paper when I can afford the Range costs. (The proud owner of a Match Grade M1A, with glass bedded stock and also an M1 Garand.)
   
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 Ribbon Bar
Rifle Sharpshooter

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1965, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), E/02264
 Unit Assignments
2nd Recruit Training BnF Co, 2nd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (2/5)2nd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (2/7)MP Co, H&S Bn
1st Bn, 27th Marine Regiment (1/27)
  1965-1965, 0300, 2nd Recruit Training Bn
  1965-1966, 0311, F Co, 2nd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (2/5)
  1966-1967, 0311, H Co, 2nd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (2/7)
  1967-1967, 0311, MP Co, H&S Bn
  1967-1968, 0311, B Co, 1st Bn, 27th Marine Regiment (1/27)
  1968-1968, 0311, Wounded Warrior Bn - East, Wounded Warrior Regiment
  1968-1969, 0311, Marine Barracks Great Lakes, IL
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Colleges Attended
  1976-1978, Others/Not Listed
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