Coursey, John Paul, BGen

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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Last Primary MOS
8003-General Officer
Primary Unit
1965-1966, 8003, 3rd MAW
Service Years
1937 - 1967
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Iwo Jima Certificate

Brigadier General


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Date of Passing
Feb 27, 1992
Location of Interment
Pinecrest Cemetery & Mausoleum - Vidalia, Georgia
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1937, The Basic School (Quantico, VA)
 Unit Assignments
MARDET (Afloat)II MEF2nd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (2/8)Marine Barracks
Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC), Pensacola, FLMAG-25MCB Quantico, VAMarForRes
MAG-33H&S Bn Henderson Hall (HQMC)HQ FMFPACMCB Quantico, VA
Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)9TH MEB3rd MAW
  1938-1939, 0301, MARDET (Afloat)
  1939-1940, 0301, 2nd Marine Brigade
  1940-1942, 0302, H Co, 2nd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (2/8)
  1942-1943, 0302, Marine Barracks Naval Station Pearl Harbor, HI
  1943-1943, 7599, Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC), Pensacola, FL
  1944-1945, 7598, MAG-25
  1945-1947, 7598, Marine Corps Schools, Quantico, VA
  1947-1949, 7598, MARTD NAS ATLANTA Marietta,GA
  1950-1951, 8042, HQ, MCB Quantico
  1951-1953, 8042, MAG-33
  1953-1956, 8042, H&S Bn Henderson Hall (HQMC)
  1956-1958, 8041, HQ FMFPAC
  1958-1960, 8041, HQ, MCB Quantico
  1960-1962, 8003, Office of the Commandant of the Marine Corps, H&S Bn Henderson Hall (HQMC)
  1964-1965, 8003, 9TH MEB
  1965-1966, 8003, 3rd MAW
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1945-1945 Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Iwo Jima
  1950-1953 Korean War
  1963-1973 Vietnam War
 Colleges Attended
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  1933-1937, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
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