Bellis, Edson, Sgt

Infantry
 
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 Service Details
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Current Service Status
USMC Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Sergeant
Current/Last Primary MOS
0311-Rifleman
Current/Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Previously Held MOS
2531-Field Radio Operator
0169-Admin Chief
Primary Unit
1967-1969, 0169, 2nd Bn, 2nd Marine Regiment (2/2)/F Co
Service Years
1965 - 1969
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Golden Dragon Certificate
Order of the Rock Certificate
Order of the Spanish Main Certificate

Sergeant

 
 

 Official Badges 


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Golden Dragon US Marines Corps Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Shellback

Vietnam Veteran 50th Commemoration Vietnam 50th Anniversary Southeast Asia War Games Cold War


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Rifle SharpshooterPistol Sharpshooter

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1965, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), 3431
 Unit Assignments
MCRD (Cadre) Parris Island, SC1st Infantry Training Regiment2nd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (2/8)MCB Camp Lejeune, NC
US Navy/NAVBASE Guantanamo BayUSS Rockbridge APA-228MCB Camp Pendleton2nd Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (2/3)
USS Bayfield (APA-33)MCB Japan/Marine Corps Installations Pacific (MCIPAC)USS Princeton (LPH-5)USS Tripoli (LPH-10)
Wounded Warrior Regiment/Wounded Warrior Bn - EastUS Navy/Brooklyn Navy YardUSS Fremont (APA-44/LPA-44)2nd Marine Regiment/2nd Bn, 2nd Marine Regiment (2/2)
  1965-1965, 0311, MCRD (Cadre) Parris Island, SC
  1965-1965, 0311, 1st Infantry Training Regiment/Infantry Training Regiment (Camp Geiger)
  1965-1966, 0311, 2nd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (2/8)/E Co
  1965-1966, 0311, MCB Camp Lejeune, NC
  1966-1966, 0311, US Navy/NAVBASE Guantanamo Bay
  1966-1966, 0311, USS Rockbridge APA-228
  1966-1966, 0311, MCB Camp Pendleton
  1966-1967, 2531, 2nd Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (2/3)/Hotel Co
  1967-1967, 2531, USS Bayfield (APA-33)
  1967-1967, 2531, MCB Camp Hansen
  1967-1967, 2531, USS Princeton (LPH-5)
  1967-1967, 2531, USS Tripoli (LPH-10)
  1967-1967, 0311, US Naval Hospital, St Albans, Queens, NY
  1967-1967, 0311, US Navy/Brooklyn Navy Yard
  1967-1968, 0169, USS Fremont (APA-44/LPA-44)
  1967-1969, 0169, MCB Camp Lejeune, NC
  1967-1969, 0169, 2nd Bn, 2nd Marine Regiment (2/2)/F Co
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1966 Da Nang Combat Base
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)/Operation Allegheny7
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)/Operation Shasta
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)/Operation Macon
  1966-1967 Camp Carroll
  1966-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)/Operation Prairie
  1966-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
  1967-1967 Khe Sanh Combat Base
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)/Battle of Khe Sanh (Hill Fights)
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)/Operation Hickory
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)/Operation Beaver Track
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)/Operation Calhoun
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)/Operation Beacon Star
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)/Operation Buffalo
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)/Operation Prairie II
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)/Operation Beau Diddly
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)/Operation Beacon Torch
  1967-1967 Ca Lu Combat Base
  1967-1967 Cua Viet Combat Base
 Colleges Attended
Alfred State College, State University of New YorkRochester Institute of Technology
  1969-1971, Alfred State College, State University of New York
  1971-1977, Rochester Institute of Technology
 Military Association Memberships
Dept of New YorkMarine Corps Together We ServedUnited Services Automobile Association (USAA)TWS Memorial Team
Marine TWS Advisory GroupThe National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
  1996, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Dept of New York (Member) (Albany, New York) [Verified]
  2007, Marine Corps Together We Served [Verified]
  2012, United Services Automobile Association (USAA) [Verified]
  2014, TWS Memorial Team [Verified]
  2015, Marine TWS Advisory Group [Verified]
  2016, The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor [Verified]
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