Kyser, Jim, MGySgt

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Last Rank
Master Gunnery Sergeant
Last Primary MOS
4391-Public Affairs Chief
Last MOSGroup
Public Affairs
Primary Unit
1970-1973, 4391, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
Service Years
1952 - 1973
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Golden Dragon Certificate

Master Gunnery Sergeant

Five Hash Marks


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 Personal Details 

Home State
Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Marine MGySgt Jim Kyser.
Contact Info
Home Town
Napa, California
Last Address
15727 Vista Dr.
Dumfries, VA

Date of Passing
Feb 09, 2014
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Secretary of Defense Service

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
USMC Combat Correspondents Association3rd Marine Division AssociationMickey Finn; Detachment 333
  1965, USMC Combat Correspondents Association [Verified]
  1988, 3rd Marine Division Association [Verified]
  2003, Marine Corps League, Mickey Finn; Detachment 333 (Immediate Past Golden Rodent) (Triangle, Virginia) [Verified]

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Docent at the National Museum of the Marine Corps and loving it!  Local involvement with the Marine Corps Combat Correspondents Association; and serving as Secretary, Memorial Scholarship Fund Board of Trustees, 3d Marine Division Association.  Also working on family genealogies. 
Other Comments:
Not Specified

 Ribbon Bar

Rifle Expert 9th AwardPistol Expert 3rd Award

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1953, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), 307
 Unit Assignments
MarForResAviation UnitsMarine BarracksMarine Barracks Washington DC, 8th & I
III MEF/1st Marine Brigade1st Marine Division/HQ Bn, 1st Marine DivisionIII MEF/3rd Marine DivisionMCB Quantico, VA
Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)Marine Corps Forces Pacific (MARFORPAC)/US Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV)Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
  1952-1953, 9900, Individual Ready Reserve
  1953-1953, 5537, Aviation Support Units
  1954-1955, 5537, Marine Barracks NAS Pearl Harbor, HI
  1955-1958, 5537, Marine Barracks Washington DC, 8th & I
  1958-1961, 5534, III MEF/1st Marine Brigade
  1961-1962, 1st Marine Division/HQ Bn, 1st Marine Division
  1962-1963, III MEF/3rd Marine Division
  1963-1964, 5534, HQ, MCB Quantico
  1964-1966, 4312, HQ, MCB Quantico
  1966-1968, 4391, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
  1968-1970, 4341, Marine Corps Forces Pacific (MARFORPAC)/US Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV)
  1970-1973, 4391, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
 Colleges Attended
University of Maryland University CollegeAmerican University
  1962-1967, University of Maryland University College
  1977-1983, American University
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