Birmingham, Orbery, Sgt

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5902-Electronics Maintenance Officer-Aviation
Last MOSGroup
Electronic Maintenance
Primary Unit
1961-1962, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
Service Years
1958 - 1963
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Shellback Certificate


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This Military Service Page was created/owned by LCpl Andy Birmingham (birm) to remember Marine Sgt Orbery Birmingham.

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Date of Passing
Jul 06, 2011
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oc birmingham enlisted in the marines in 1958 with his friend bob smith on the buddy plan.   bob went to tanks.  oc to aviation electronics school at millington tenn.   he served at beaufort and  reenlisted   shipped for 6 and electronics b school   in 1960.   after b school he went on a westpac cruise on the uss oriskany as a electronics chief incharge of aircraft electronics.    he was injured in a mishap and crushed his  pivot cup in right ankle.   he retired from general electric in 2005 at dallas texas after a long career.   he died in 2010 due to lung cancer!!!!!!!!!      oc led the way for his two brothers to serve as marines  , don and andy birmingham...      there parents jean and marvin were really proud of the three marines they raised,  
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 Ribbon Bar
Rifle Sharpshooter (Pre 1959)

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CAMCAS Beaufort, SCAvionics Technician Course, NATTC Millington TNHeadquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
  1958-1958, MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA
  1958-1960, 2884, MCAS Beaufort, SC
  1960-1961, Avionics Technician Course, NATTC Millington TN
  1961-1962, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
 Colleges Attended
Arkansas State University
  1957-1957, Arkansas State University
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