Faw, Duane, BGen

Deceased
 
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 Service Details
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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Primary MOS
9903-General Officer
Last MOSGroup
Specific Billet MOS
Primary Unit
1969-1971, 9903, Staff Judge Advocate to the Commandant
Service Years
1941 - 1971
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Golden Dragon Certificate

Brigadier General

 
 

 Last Photo 
 Personal Details 

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Loraine
Last Address
Denton, TX

Date of Passing
Mar 26, 2008
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

USMC Retired Pin (30 Years)


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Golden Dragon Cold War Medal US Naval Reserve Honorable Discharge Southeast Asia War Games




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
BGen Faw retired from the USMC on Sep 1, 1971.  He returned to Texas to continue his family life and law career.
   
Other Comments:
BGen Faw was a devout Christian and wroye several books on religious philosophy.  He was very active in the legal community and religious groups.  He also also served as a visiting professor at Pepperdine University.
   
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, The Basic School (Quantico, VA)
 Unit Assignments
US Naval ReserveNaval Flight TrainingAviation UnitsMarForRes
Naval Justice SchoolFleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)1st MAWMCRD (Cadre) Parris Island, SC
USMC (United States Marine Corps)2nd Marine DivisionMCB Quantico, VAHeadquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
III MAFUS NavyStaff Judge Advocate to the Commandant
  1941-1942, 0100, US Naval Reserve
  1942-1942, 7599, Naval Flight Training
  1942-1945, 7503, Aviation Units
  1945-1952, 7503, USMCR (Inactive)
  1951-1951, 4401, Naval Justice School
  1952-1954, 4420, Fleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)
  1954-1955, 4421, 1st MAW
  1955-1959, 4430, MCRD (Cadre) Parris Island, SC
  1959-1960, 9905, Amphibious Warfare School, Senior Course
  1960-1962, 9905, 2nd Marine Division
  1962-1964, 4410, Marine Corps Schools, Quantico, VA
  1964-1967, 9905, Plans & Policies
  1967-1968, 9905, III MAF
  1968-1969, 9914, US Navy/Office of the Navy Judge Advocate General
  1969-1971, 9903, Staff Judge Advocate to the Commandant
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)/Battle of Tulagi (including First Savo)
  1943-1943 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Russel Islands Landings
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1944 Eastern Mandates Campaign (1944)/Operation Flintlock
  1944-1944 New Guinea Campaign (1942-44)/Battle of the Green Islands
  1945-1945 Ryukyus Campaign (1945)/Battle for Okinawa
  1952-1953 Korean War
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Colleges Attended
University of North TexasColumbia University
  1938-1942, University of North Texas
  1945-1947, Columbia University
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