Dixon, Eugene, GySgt

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Current Service Status
USMC Retired
Current/Last Rank
Gunnery Sergeant
Current/Last Primary MOS
2591-Operational Communication Chief
Current/Last MOSGroup
Previously Held MOS
521-Basic Marine, Enlisted
2513-Construction Wireman
8211-Correspondence School Instructor
2511-Field Wireman
8411-RSS Recruiter
2519-Wire Chief
Primary Unit
1963-1966, 2591, I&I Staff Rochester, NY 3rd Comm Co Force Troops
Service Years
1946 - 1966
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Gunnery Sergeant

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 Official Badges 

USMC Retired Pin

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Marine Corps Association and Foundation (MCA&F)1st Marine Division AssociationTHE CHOSIN FEWYagle Brothers; Detachment 165
Chapter 38
  1967, Marine Corps Association and Foundation (MCA&F) [Verified]
  2001, 1st Marine Division Association [Verified]
  2002, THE CHOSIN FEW [Verified]
  2010, Marine Corps League, Yagle Brothers; Detachment 165 (Vice Commander) (Traverse City, Michigan) [Verified]3
  2011, Korean War Veterans Association (KWVA), Chapter 38 (Traverse City, Michigan) [Verified]2

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
After serving in the Marines for 20 years, worked for the Grand Traverse County Road Commission as Clerk of the Board for 20 years, retiring in 1988. I have created and maintain several web pages on the internet. Started out in 1999 trying to grasp the art of web page design and creation. Also, created and maintain the websites for Yagle Brothers Detachment 165 Traverse City, Michigan Marine Corps League at   http://www.yaglebros165.org/index.html  and  North West Michigan Chapter 38 Korean War Veterans at:  http://www.cid38.kwva.org/  I invite you check these sites out.
Other Comments:
Enjoying retirement with my wife, Verna and living in beautiful northern Michigan. We are both active members of the Traverse City Church of the Nazarene. We have 5 grown children, 8 Grand Children, 1 ggrandchild with 1 to arrive spring 2010.
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  1952-1952, 8411, Recruiters School, MCRD Parris Island

From Month/Year
February / 1952
To Month/Year
March / 1952
Recruiters School, MCRD Parris Island Unit Page
Staff Sergeant
8411-RSS Recruiter
Parris Island
South Carolina
 Recruiters School, MCRD Parris Island Details

Recruiters School, MCRD Parris Island
Training Commands
Parent Unit
Formal Schools
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Last Updated: Dec 26, 2017
Memories For This Unit

Best Moment

Other Memories
After being promoted to SSgt upon returning to the states from Korea, I was temporarily assigned to security duty at Naval Communications Base 3801 Nebraska Ave, Washington, DC. Later Transferred to Base Communications Quantico, VA as telephone installer/repairman. Then shortly afterwards received orders to report for Recruiter's School at Parris Island, SC

My Photos For This Unit
NCOin Charge USMC-RSS Stockton, CA
2 Members Also There at Same Time
Recruiters School, MCRD Parris Island

Loraine, Jayne, SSgt, (1950-1953) 8411 Staff Sergeant
Trusty, William Arnold, MSgt, (1950-1970) 1 0143 Sergeant