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Unit Details

Strength
Company
Type
Ground Unit
 
Existing/Disbanded
Existing
Year
1941 - Present

Description
The Company L, 3rd Battalion 7th Marine Regiment (3/7) is an infantry battalion of the United States Marine Corps. They are based at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms. The Company falls under the command of 3rd battalion 7th Marine Regiment and the 1st Marine Division. 


356 Members Who Served in This Unit


 

  • Adrian, Joe, LCpl, (1969-1976)
  • Albanesi, Michael, Cpl, (1986-1990)
  • Allen, Kenneth, Cpl, (1975-1983)
  • Alvin, Michael, LCpl, (1979-1983)
  • Applegarth, Bruce, LCpl, (1988-1992)
  • Bailey, Robert, LCpl, (1965-1968)
  • Baker, Maxwell, Cpl, (2006-2010)
  • Barrett, Donald, SgtMaj, (1969-1995)
  • Barta, William, Sgt, (1960-1966)
  • Becker, Michael, 1stLt, (1982-1985)
  • Biggins, Kenneth, Cpl, (1968-1970)
  • Bird II, Rodney, PFC, (2002-2006)
  • Broadworth, Rodney, Cpl, (1978-1981)
  • Browning, Ryan, Cpl, (1991-1995)
  • Brundage, ED, MGySgt, (1966-1991)
  • Calhoun, John, SgtMaj, (1987-Present)
  • Callahan, Allen, Cpl, (1964-1968)
  • Canali, Damien, Cpl, (1998-2002)
  • Carpenter, Matt, CWO4, (1989-Present)
  • Carrell, James, Cpl, (1983-1991)
  • Cetrone, Curtis, LCpl
  • Champion, William, GySgt, (1999-Present)
  • Clark, Matt, Sgt, (1978-1985)
  • Coleman, Raymond T., CWO3, (1974-1994)
  • Cooney, John, MSgt, (1959-1982)
 

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Unit History
 
Battle/Operations History
  • Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) (Oct 2014 - Dec 3000)


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    Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR)

    As of 15 October 2014, the U.S. military operation name Operation Inherent Resolve officially refers to the US's military actions against ISIL, specifically the campaign in Iraq an ... More

    Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) is the U.S. military's operational name for the military intervention against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, in the vernacular, Daesh), including both the campaign in Iraq and the campaign in Syria. Effective 22 September 2015, U.S. Army III Corps is responsible for Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR). A change of command from III Corps to XVIII Airborne Corps is expected in late summer 2016.

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    2014 - 3000
    Navy Unit Commendation
    Criteria
    The Navy Unit Commendation may be awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any unit of the Navy or Marine Corps that distinguishes itself by outstanding heroism in action against an enemy (but not suff ... More
    Descriptions
    1Sep05-28Feb06 SU II MEF (FWD)
    2006
    OIF/Liberation of Iraq (2003)
    The 2003 invasion of Iraq lasted from 19 March to 1 May 2003 and signaled the start of the conflict that later came to be known as the Iraq War, which was dubbed Operation Iraqi Freedom by the United ... More
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    2003 - 2003
    Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation
    Criteria
    The Meritorious Unit Commendation may be awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any unit of the Navy or Marine Corps that distinguishes itself under combat or noncombat conditions by either valorous ... More
    Descriptions
    5Sep96-15Mar97
    1997
    Operation United Shield (Somalia)
    Operation United Shield was the codename of a military operation, conducted 9 January to 3 March 1995, bringing a conclusion to the United Nations Operation in Somalia II (UNOSOM II). Commanded by the ... More
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    1995 - 1995
    Navy Unit Commendation
    Criteria
    The Navy Unit Commendation may be awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any unit of the Navy or Marine Corps that distinguishes itself by outstanding heroism in action against an enemy (but not suff ... More
    Descriptions
    14Aug90-16Apr91 SU I MEF
    1991
    Operation Desert Shield
    In 1990, fellow Arab Gulf states refused to endorse Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein's plan to cut production and raise the price of oil, leaving him frustrated and paranoid. Iraq had incurred a mountain o ... More
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    1990 - 1991
    Operation Desert Shield
    In 1990, fellow Arab Gulf states refused to endorse Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein's plan to cut production and raise the price of oil, leaving him frustrated and paranoid. Iraq had incurred a mountain o ... More
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    1990 - 1991
    Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation
    Criteria
    The Meritorious Unit Commendation may be awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any unit of the Navy or Marine Corps that distinguishes itself under combat or noncombat conditions by either valorous ... More
    Descriptions
    30May90-16Oct90 SU MAGTF 4-90
    1990
    Navy Unit Commendation
    Criteria
    The Navy Unit Commendation may be awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any unit of the Navy or Marine Corps that distinguishes itself by outstanding heroism in action against an enemy (but not suff ... More
    Descriptions
    13-16Aug70 SU 1st Bn, 5th Mar
    1970
    Vietnam War/Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
    This campaign was from 1 November 1969 to 30 April 1970. An increase in enemy-initiated attacks, at the highest level since 4-5 September signaled the start of the first phase of the Communist winter ... More
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    1969 - 1970
    Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation
    Criteria
    The Meritorious Unit Commendation may be awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any unit of the Navy or Marine Corps that distinguishes itself under combat or noncombat conditions by either valorous ... More
    Descriptions
    23-27Feb69
    1969
    Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation
    Criteria
    The Meritorious Unit Commendation may be awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any unit of the Navy or Marine Corps that distinguishes itself under combat or noncombat conditions by either valorous ... More
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    29Mar-29May69
    1969
    Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation
    Criteria
    The Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation (Gallantry Cross Colors) was authorized to be worn by units individually cited for service in military operations in support of the government of Sout ... More
    Descriptions
    1965 - 1969
    1969
    Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation
    Criteria
    The unit citation of the Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Medal was awarded certain units by the Vietnamese government for meritorious service during the period 1 March 1961 to 28 March 1974.
    Descriptions
    1965 - 1969
    1969
    Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
    This campaign was from 2 November 1968 to 22 February 1969. In November 1968 the South Vietnam government with American support began a concentrated effort to expand security in the countryside. This ... More
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    1968 - 1969
    Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
    This campaign was from 9 June to 31 October 1969. During the summer and fall of 1969, conduct of operations was increasingly turned over to Vietnamese, US troops withdrew in greater numbers amid reaff ... More
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    1969 - 1969
    Navy Presidential Unit Citation
    Criteria
    The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft ... More
    Descriptions
    16Sep67-3May68 7Jul-31Oct68 SU 1st MarDiv (Only 1 Award)
    1968
    Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation
    Criteria
    The Meritorious Unit Commendation may be awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any unit of the Navy or Marine Corps that distinguishes itself under combat or noncombat conditions by either valorous ... More
    Descriptions
    4May-6Jul68 SU 7th Mar
    1968
    Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation
    Criteria
    The Meritorious Unit Commendation may be awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any unit of the Navy or Marine Corps that distinguishes itself under combat or noncombat conditions by either valorous ... More
    Descriptions
    4May-6Jul68
    1968
    Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
    This campaign was from 1 June 1967 to 29 January 1968.The conflict in South Vietnam remains basically unchanged. As Operation JUNCTION CITY ended, elements of the U.S. 1st and 25th Infantry Divisions, ... More
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    1967 - 1968
    Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
    This campaign was from 30 January to 1 April 1968. On 29 January 1968 the Allies began the Tet-lunar new year expecting the usual 36-hour peaceful holiday truce. Because of the threat of a large-scale ... More
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    1968 - 1968
    Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
    This campaign was from 2 April to 30 June 1968. During this period friendly forces conducted a number of battalion-size attritional operations against the enemy.

    Operations PEGASUS-Lam ... More
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    1968 - 1968
    Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
    This campaign was from 1 July to 1 November 1968. During this period a country-wide effort was begun to restore government control of territory lost to the enemy since the Tet offensive. The enemy att ... More
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    1968 - 1968
    Navy Presidential Unit Citation
    Criteria
    The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft ... More
    Descriptions
    29Mar-10Oct66 18Nov66-15Sep67 SU 1st MarDiv (Only 1 Award)
    1967
    Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
    This campaign was from 1 July 1966 to 31 May 1967. United States operations after 1 July 1966 were a continuation of the earlier counteroffensive campaign. Recognizing the interdependence of political ... More
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    1966 - 1967
    Navy Presidential Unit Citation
    Criteria
    The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft ... More
    Descriptions
    1Sep65-28Mar66 SU 3d MarDiv
    1966
    Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Campaign (1965-66)
    This campaign was from 25 December 1965 to 30 June 1966. United States operations after 1 July 1966 were a continuation of the earlier counteroffensive campaign. Recognizing the interdependence of pol ... More
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    1965 - 1966
    Navy Unit Commendation
    Criteria
    The Navy Unit Commendation may be awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any unit of the Navy or Marine Corps that distinguishes itself by outstanding heroism in action against an enemy (but not suff ... More
    Descriptions
    18-23Aug65 SU 7th RLT
    1965
    Navy Unit Commendation
    Criteria
    The Navy Unit Commendation may be awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any unit of the Navy or Marine Corps that distinguishes itself by outstanding heroism in action against an enemy (but not suff ... More
    Descriptions
    18-23Aug65
    1965
    Operation Starlite (Starlight)
    Operation Starlite (also known in Vietnam as Battle of Van Tuong) was the first major offensive regimental size action (August 18-24, 1965) conducted by a purely U.S. military unit during the Vietnam ... More
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    1965 - 1965
    Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)
    This campaign was 8 March to 24 December 1965. During this campaign the U.S. objective was to hold off the enemy while gaining time needed to build base camps and logistical facilities. The U.S. also ... More
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    1965 - 1965
    Korean War Armistice (Occupation)
    Although the Korean War Armistice ended combat operations in Korea on 27 July 1953, the Korean Service Medal was issued until June 1954 due to the tense nature of the occupation and garrison duty imme ... More
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    1953 - 1954
    Navy Unit Commendation
    Criteria
    The Navy Unit Commendation may be awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any unit of the Navy or Marine Corps that distinguishes itself by outstanding heroism in action against an enemy (but not suff ... More
    Descriptions
    1952 - 1953
    1953
    Korean Presidential Unit Citation
    Criteria
    The Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation is a military unit award issued by the government of South Korea to both South Korean and foreign military units.
    Descriptions
    1950-1953
    1953
    US Occupation of Japan
    The Allied occupation of Japan at the end of World War II was led by General Douglas MacArthur, the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers, with support from the British Commonwealth. Unlike in the oc ... More
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    1945 - 1952
    Navy Presidential Unit Citation
    Criteria
    The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft ... More
    1951
    Navy Presidential Unit Citation
    Criteria
    The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft ... More
    1950
    Navy Presidential Unit Citation
    Criteria
    The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft ... More
    1950
    Second Battle of Seoul
    The advance on Seoul was slow and bloody, after the landings at Inchon. The reason was the appearance in the Seoul area of two first-class fighting units of the North Korean People's Army, the 78th In ... More
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    1950 - 1950
    Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
    (September 15–26, 1950) in the Korean War, an amphibious landing by U.S. and South Korean forces at the port of Inchon, near the South Korean capital, Seoul. A daring operation planned and execu ... More
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    1950 - 1950
    Battle of the Chosin Reservoir (Battle of Changjin)
    The Battle of Chosin Reservoir, also known as the Chosin Reservoir Campaign or the Changjin Lake Campaign was a decisive battle in the Korean War. "Chosin" is the Japanese pronunciation of t ... More
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    1950 - 1950
    Operation Beleaguer (China)
    Operation Beleaguer was a major United States military operation that took place in northeastern China's Hopeh and Shantung Provinces between 1945 and 1949. The main objectives of the operation were t ... More
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    1945 - 1949
    Navy Presidential Unit Citation
    Criteria
    The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft ... More
    1945
    Battle for Okinawa
    The Battle of Okinawa, codenamed Operation Iceberg. was fought on the Ryukyu Islands of Okinawa and was the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific War of World War II. The 82-day-long battle lasted ... More
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    1945 - 1945
    Surrender of Japan, End of WWII
    The surrender of the Empire of Japan was announced by Imperial Japan on August 15 and formally signed on September 2, 1945, bringing the hostilities of World War II to a close. By the end of July 1945 ... More
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    1945 - 1945
    Navy Presidential Unit Citation
    Criteria
    The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft ... More
    1944
    Battle of Cape Gloucester
    The Battle of Cape Gloucester (26 December 1943 - 22 April 1944) was a battle in the Pacific theater of World War II, which took place between late December 1943 and April 1944, on the island of New B ... More
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    1943 - 1944
    Battle of Peleliu
    The Battle of Peleliu, codenamed Operation Stalemate II, was fought between the United States and the Empire of Japan in the Pacific Theater of World War II, from September–November 1944 on the ... More
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    1944 - 1944
    New Guinea Campaign (1942-44)
    (New Guinea Campaign 24 January 1943 to 31 December 1944) After the loss of Buna and Gona in New Guinea, the Japanese fell back on their stronghold at Lae. Their attempt to reinforce Lae by sea in Mar ... More
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    1943 - 1944
    Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)
    The Guadalcanal Campaign, also known as the Battle of Guadalcanal and codenamed Operation Watchtower by Allied forces, was a military campaign fought between 7 August 1942 and 9 February 1943 on and a ... More
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    1942 - 1943
    Navy Presidential Unit Citation
    Criteria
    The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft ... More
    Descriptions
    7Aug-9Dec42 SU 1st MarDiv
    1942
     
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