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 (Life Member) (Traverse City, Michigan) [Verified]3
  2011, Korean War Veteran 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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  1953-1954, 2519, 3rd Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (1/3)

From Month/Year
August / 1953
To Month/Year
November / 1954
1st Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (1/3) Unit Page
Technical Sergeant
2519-Wire Chief
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 3rd Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (1/3) Details

3rd Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (1/3)
1st Battalion, 3d Marines (1/3) is an infantry battalion in the United States Marine Corps based out of Marine Corps Base Hawaii. Nicknamed the "Lava Dogs", the battalion consists of approximately 800 Marines and Sailors and falls under the command of the 3d Marine Regiment of the 3rd Marine Division.
Combat - Ground Unit
Parent Unit
3rd Marine Regiment
Created/Owned By
04  Prosser, Richard, Capt 9

Last Updated: Jan 8, 2013
My Photos For This Unit
On Iwo Jima
18 Members Also There at Same Time
1st Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (1/3)

COMFORT, CARLTON, PFC, (1954-1957) 25 2512 Private
Abrams, Lewis Herbert, Col, (1948-1967) 3 0301 First Lieutenant
Wise, Jess M, SgtMaj, (1945-1975) 3 0316 Staff Sergeant
Graham, Jim, Sgt, (1953-1956) 3 0317 Sergeant
Burmeister, William, Cpl, (1950-1954) 3 0311 Corporal
Weiss, Morton N, Cpl, (1951-1954) 3 0311 Corporal
Hems, Ellsworth, Sgt Sergeant
A Co

Ferguson, Charles, PFC, (1951-1953) 3 0300 Private 1st Class
B Co

Becker, William, Cpl, (1952-1954) 3 0311 Corporal
Carrell, Gerald, PFC, (1953-1956) 3 0369 Corporal
Wedgeworth, Willie, PFC, (1952-1953) 3 0311 Private 1st Class
C Co

Rider, Jack, Sgt, (1953-1956) 3 0300 Sergeant
D Co

Laverock, Paul, PFC 3 0311 Private 1st Class
H&S Co

Meloy, Donald, Capt, (1943-1963) 3 0302 Captain
Hunt, Harry, Cpl, (1951-1954) Corporal
Weapons Co

Baxter Jr, Howard, Cpl, (1952-1955) 3 0311 Corporal
DeVirgilio, John, Cpl 3 0311 Corporal
Francis, William, PFC, (1952-1953) 3 0311 Private 1st Class

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