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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Service Years
1938 - 1958
MOS
3372-Cook
Home State
Washington

Rifle Sharpshooter (Pre 1959)

Location
Washington
Jun 22, 2005
Service to 1958
MCAS Beaufort, SC
MCAS Beaufort, SC
Rank
Staff Sergeant
MOS
7257-Air Traffic Controller
Comments
Comments Pending
1953 - 1958
Korean War
Description
The Korean War; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) began when North Korea invaded South Korea. The United Nations, with the United States as the principal force, came to the aid of South Korea. China came t... More
1950 - 1953
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1950
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
To be eligible for this medal, the Service member must have: Served between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignm... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1950
Air Traffic Control A School
Air Traffic Control A School
Rank
Sergeant
MOS
7257-Air Traffic Controller
Comments
Comments Pending
1949 - 1950
MCRD (Cadre) Parris Island, SC
MCRD (Cadre) Parris Island, SC
Rank
Sergeant
MOS
3372-Cook
Comments
Comments Pending
1949 - 1949
MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA
MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA
Rank
Sergeant
MOS
3372-Cook
Comments
Comments Pending
1945 - 1949
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1945
Battle of Iwo Jima
Description
The Battle of Iwo Jima (19 February – 26 March 1945), or Operation Detachment, was a major battle in which the United States Armed Forces fought for and captured the island of Iwo Jima from the Japane... More
1945 - 1945
US Occupation of Japan
Description
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
1945 - 1945
5th Marine Division
5th Marine Division
Rank
Corporal
MOS
3372-Cook
Comments
Comments Pending
1944 - 1945
1st Raider Bn
1st Raider Bn
Rank
Corporal
MOS
2659-Special Intelligence Communication Supervisor
Comments
Comments Pending
1942 - 1944
Combat Action Ribbon
Criteria
The Combat Action Ribbon is a personal decoration awarded to members of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard (when operating under the control of the Navy) in the grade of captain (or colonel in th... More
Description
Description Pending
1942
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
Description
Description Pending
1942
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Description
Description Pending
1942
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
1942
Battle of Tulagi (including First Savo)
Description

The Battle of Tulagi and Gavutu–Tanambogo was a land battle of the Pacific campaign of World War II, between the forces of the Imperial Japanese Navy and Allied (mainly United States (U.S.) Marine) gr

... More
1942 - 1942
3rd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (3/8)
3rd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (3/8)
Rank
Private 1st Class
MOS
2659-Special Intelligence Communication Supervisor
Comments
Comments Pending
1940 - 1942
Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal is awarded on a selective basis to enlisted members in the Regular Marine Corps or Marine Corps Reserve to recognize good behavior and faithful service in the U.S. ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1941
American Defense Service Medal
Criteria
The American Defense Service Medal was awarded for service in the Armed Forces between September 8, 1939, and December 7, 1941. Army members had to serve 12 months to be eligible, but Navy and Marine ... More
Description
Description Pending
1940
MarForRes
MarForRes
Rank
Private 1st Class
MOS
521-Other duty (PFC/Private)
Comments
Comments Pending
1938 - 1940
MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA
MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA
Rank
Private
MOS
521-Other duty (PFC/Private)
Comments
Comments Pending
1939 - 1939
Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
School
Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
1939
Service from 1938

 
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