Verdugo, Jorge, SSgt

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Primary MOS
0369-Infantry Unit Leader
Last MOSGroup
Primary Unit
1987-1988, 0369, USS Okinawa (LPH-3)
Service Years
1980 - 1989
Foreign Language
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Golden Dragon Certificate
Order of Magellan Certificate
Panama Canal Certificate
Suez Canal Certificate
Persian Excursion

Staff Sergeant

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This Military Service Page was created/owned by Sgt Chuck Sanborn Jr. (Chesty) to remember Marine SSgt Jorge Verdugo.

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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
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Date of Passing
Mar 20, 1989
Location of Interment
City of Nogales Cemetery - Nogales, Arizona
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 Official Badges 

French Fourragere

 Unofficial Badges 

Drill Instructor Order of the Golden Dragon US Marines Corps Honorable Discharge

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

20 March 1989 during Operation Team Spirit 89, A Marine CH-53 helicopter transporting 30 Marines from 1/5 Charlie Company 1st Platoon crashed in a remote area northwest of Pohang South Korea. 16 Marines and 1 Corpsman were killed. Thirteen Marines were severely injured.

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
RTR, MCRD SDHQ (Staff) Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, CA1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5), 5th Marine Regiment5th Marine Regiment
ROK Ranger Mountain Warfare Course Pohang, SKoreaUSS Okinawa (LPH-3)
  1983-1985, 8511, RTR, MCRD SD
  1986-1986, 0369, HQ (Staff) Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, CA
  1986-1989, 0369, 1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5), 5th Marine Regiment
  1986-1989, 0369, 5th Marine Regiment
  1987-1987, 0369, ROK Ranger Mountain Warfare Course Pohang, SKorea
  1987-1988, 0369, USS Okinawa (LPH-3)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1987-1987 Training Exercise - KITP '87
  1987-1987 Training Exercise - Team Spirit '87
  1988-1988 Yellowstone National Park Forest Fire
  1988-1988 Operation Earnest Will (Iran)
  1989-1989 Training Exercise - Team Spirit '89
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