Swango, Gordon Benjamin, Capt

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Last Rank
Last Primary MOS
3502-Motor Transport Officer
Last MOSGroup
Motor Transport
Primary Unit
1955-1957, 3502, Headquarters Battery, 11th Marine Regiment/HQ Btry
Service Years
1935 - 1958
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Golden Dragon Certificate



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Last Address

Date of Passing
Jan 05, 2001
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 Official Badges 

USMC Retired Pin (20 Years)

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Golden Dragon

 Military Association Memberships
Marine Corps Mustang AssociationUSMC Motor Transport Association, Inc.
  2015, Marine Corps Mustang Association [Verified]
  2015, USMC Motor Transport Association, Inc. [Verified]

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

                                          Buried at the Sunset Memorial Gardens in Fredericksburg, Va
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 Ribbon Bar
Rifle Sharpshooter (Pre 1959)USMC Basic Qualification Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1935, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), C
  1943, Officer Candidate School (Quantico, VA)
 Unit Assignments
Transportation UnitsIII MEF/1st Marine BrigadeMarine Corps Air Bases EastMCAS Quantico, VA
Aviation Units4th MAWMSSG-31MAG-31
Aircraft Engineering Squadron 42 (AES-42)MCAS Cherry Point, NC3rd Motor Transport BnIII MEF/3rd Marine Division
 11th Marine Regiment
  1936-1937, 3500, 1st Motor Transport Bn
  1936-1937, 3500, III MEF/1st Marine Brigade
  1937-1940, 3500, MCAS Miami/MCAS Miami Fla. Operations Squadron 3
  1940-1941, 3500, MCAS Quantico, VA
  1941-1943, 3519, Marine Air Group (MAG)
  1943-1944, 3501, MCAS Quantico, VA
  1944-1946, 3502, 4th MAW/H&HS
  1946-1948, 3502, MSSG-31
  1946-1948, 3502, MAG-31
  1948-1950, 3502, Aircraft Engineering Squadron 42 (AES-42)
  1948-1950, 3502, MCAS Cherry Point, NC
  1950-1954, 3502, Truck Co, 2nd Service Bn
  1954-1955, 3502, 3rd Motor Transport Bn
  1954-1955, 3502, III MEF/3rd Marine Division
  1955-1957, 3502, Headquarters Battery, 11th Marine Regiment/HQ Btry
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1950-1953 Korean War
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