Ricker, Edward, MSgt

Engineer, Construction And Equipment
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 Service Details
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Current Service Status
USMC Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Current/Last Primary MOS
1349-Engineer Equipment Chief
Current/Last MOSGroup
Engineer, Construction And Equipment
Previously Held MOS
1345-Engineer Equipment Operator
8511-Drill Instructor
8411-OSO Recruiter
Primary Unit
1971-1974, 1349, Engineer School, Camp Le Jeune
Service Years
1954 - 1974

Master Sergeant

Five Hash Marks


 Official Badges 

USMC Retired Pin

 Unofficial Badges 

Drill Instructor Ranger Tab US Marines Corps Honorable Discharge Marine Recruiter


 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
My wife and  are enjoying our grand children and in one case A Great Grand child. We head out for a cruise every couple of years. Already planning one this fall if all goes well. The cruise ships are a lot of fun and the weather is usually perfect. 
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1954, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), D/70
 Unit Assignments
2nd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (2/8)USMC (United States Marine Corps)2nd Marine DivisionUS Army Ranger School
7th Engineer Bn (Rein)US NavyMarine Barracks2nd MLG (formerly 2nd FSSG)
Drill Instructors School, MCRD PI, SCMCRD (Cadre) Parris Island, SCForce Logistics Command9th Engineer Support Bn (ESB)
Recruiters School, MCRD Parris IslandHeadquarters, 6th Marine Corps DistrictEngineer School, Camp Le Jeune
  1954-1956, 0311, 2nd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (2/8)
  1955-1955, 0311, Amphibious Embarkation school
  1957-1957, 1345, 2nd Shore Party Bn, 2nd Marine Division
  1957-1957, 1345, US Army Ranger School
  1957-1959, 1345, 7th Engineer Bn (Rein)
  1959-1960, 1345, NAVHOSP Chelsea
  1960-1960, 1345, Marine Barracks Boston, MA
  1961-1963, 1345, 2nd Landing Support Bn (2nd LSB), 2nd MLG (formerly 2nd FSSG)
  1963-1963, 1345, Drill Instructors School, MCRD PI, SC
  1963-1966, 8511, MCRD (Cadre) Parris Island, SC
  1966-1967, 8511, MCRD (Cadre) Parris Island, SC
  1967-1967, 1349, Force Logistics Command
  1967-1968, 1349, 9th Engineer Support Bn (ESB)
  1968-1968, 1349, I&I Staff Dallas, TX
  1968-1968, 8411, Recruiters School, MCRD Parris Island
  1968-1971, 8411, Headquarters, 6th Marine Corps District
  1971-1971, 1349, Engineer School, Camp Le Jeune
  1971-1974, 1349, Engineer School, Camp Le Jeune
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
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