Cascos, Javier, Sgt

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



 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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