Burke, Edward Charles, Cpl

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Current Service Status
USMC Retired
Current/Last Rank
Current/Last Primary MOS
2531-Field Radio Operator
Current/Last MOSGroup
Previously Held MOS
1100-Basic Utilities Marine
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 2531, H&S Co., Marine Barracks Treasure Island, CA
Service Years
1966 - 1968
Foreign Language
Voice Edition



 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Disabled American Veterans (DAV)Marine Corps Association and Foundation (MCA&F)TWS Memorial TeamMarine TWS Advisory Group
Post 8118, Tamiami Memorial PostGulf Coast; Detachment 643
  2012, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) [Verified]1
  2012, Marine Corps Association and Foundation (MCA&F) [Verified]
  2013, TWS Memorial Team [Verified]
  2015, Marine TWS Advisory Group [Verified]
  2016, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 101 (Nokomis, Florida)
  2016, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 8118, Tamiami Memorial Post (Venice, Florida) [Verified]
  2016, Marine Corps League, Gulf Coast; Detachment 643 (Nokomis, Florida) [Verified]

 Remembrance Profiles - 676 Marines Remembered
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Rifle Sharpshooter

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1966, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), 22041
 Unit Assignments
MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CAMCAS Beaufort, SCMAG-32USMC (United States Marine Corps)
3rd Bn, 12th Marine Regiment (3/12)1st Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (1/4), 4th Marine RegimentNaval Hospital Oakland, US NavyMarine Barracks
  1966-1966, 1100, MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA
  1966-1967, 2531, MCAS Beaufort, SC
  1967-1967, 2531, MAG-32
  1967-1967, 2531, Combat Ground Units
  1967-1967, 2531, G Btry, 3rd Bn, 12th Marine Regiment (3/12)
  1967-1967, 2531, B Co, 1st Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (1/4)
  1967-1968, 2531, Naval Hospital Oakland, US Navy
  1967-1968, 2531, H&S Co., Marine Barracks Treasure Island, CA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)/Operation Fremont2
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)/Operation Granite
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)/Operation Liberty II
 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 made a lasting impact on you and, if life-changing, in what way?
Did you encounter any situation during your military service when you believed there was a possibility you might not survive? If so, 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 was your least favorite?
From your entire military service, describe any memories you still reflect back on to this day.
What professional achievements are you most proud of from your military career?
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or other memorabilia, which one is 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?
List the names of old friends you served with, at which locations, and recount what you remember most about them. Indicate those you are already in touch with and those you would like to make contact with.
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 TogetherWeServed.com helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Colleges Attended
Saddleback Community CollegeUniversity of California, RiversideUniversity of California, IrvineUniversity of California, Riverside
Princeton University
  1968-1969, Saddleback Community College
  1969-1971, University of California, Riverside
  1970-1970, University of California, Irvine
  1971-1972, University of California, Riverside
  1972-1974, Princeton University
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