Edwards, Gerald, MSgt

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Current Service Status
USMC Retired
Current/Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Current/Last Primary MOS
1169-Utilities Chief
Current/Last MOSGroup
Previously Held MOS
1100-Basic Utilities Marine
0300-Basic Infantryman
8421-Career Planner
8411-General Recruiter
0169-Admin Chief
Primary Unit
1985-1990, 1169, 4th Marine Division
Service Years
1966 - 1991
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Master Sergeant

Four Hash Marks


 Official Badges 

USMC Retired Pin

 Unofficial Badges 

US Marines Corps Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Marine Recruiter

 Military Association Memberships
American LegionMarine Corps Recruiters AssociationMajor Stephen W. Pless; Detachment 1196Post 5448, Noah W. Barfield Post
-National Rifle Association (NRA)Georgia State CouncilChapter 1
  1996, American Legion [Verified]
  2009, Marine Corps Recruiters Association [Verified]
  2009, Marine Corps League, Major Stephen W. Pless; Detachment 1196 (Immediate Past Golden Rodent) (Griffin, Georgia) [Verified]
  2009, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 5448, Noah W. Barfield Post (Member at Large) (Griffin, Georgia) [Verified]
  2010, -National Rifle Association (NRA)
  2012, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), Georgia State Council (Member) (Buford, Georgia) [Verified]
  2012, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 1 (Executive Secretary) (Jonesboro, Georgia) [Verified]

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  1975-1983, 8411, HQ, 6th MCD Parris Island, SC

From Month/Year
March / 1975
To Month/Year
February / 1983
HQ, 6th MCD Parris Island, SC Unit Page
Master Sergeant
8411-General Recruiter
 HQ, 6th MCD Parris Island, SC Details

HQ, 6th MCD Parris Island, SC
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Parent Unit
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Last Updated: Feb 26, 2014
Memories For This Unit

Best Friends
Col. McDaniel - A Role Model for Marines.
Capt. Hodge - A Great Leader.
Top Hodorowski - An Okay card player - big grin.

Other Memories
Ms. Georgia Fontana - Best Friend a person could have.
During my tour the HQ was located on Piedmont Ave. In Atlanta, Georgia.

Director was Col. "Bill" Spiesel with Col. Dallas R. Walker as Deputy Director. I served as the Reserve Procurement Chief from March 1975 to February 1983.

My Photos For This Unit
Basic School Extension Course
Promotion to SSgt
Promotion to GySgt
Promotion to MSgt
7 Members Also There at Same Time
HQ, 6th MCD Parris Island, SC

Raper, Larry, MSgt, (1970-1990) 8411 Gunnery Sergeant
English, Michael, MGySgt, (1967-1993) 8412 Master Sergeant
Maier, David, Maj, (1976-1996) 99 9910 Captain
Shepherd, Tim, GySgt, (1975-1993) 43 4321 Staff Sergeant
Caulder, Randy, CWO4, (1979-2003) 1 0151 Sergeant
Towell, Keith, LCpl, (1978-1982) 1 0151 Lance Corporal
Adorno, Felix, GySgt, (1974-1994) 8411 Sergeant

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