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.
2nd Battalion, 6th Marines (2/6) is an infantry battalion in the United States Marine Corps based out of Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Also known as "The Ready Battalion" or "2/6 Spartans", it consists of approximately 800 Marines and Sailors and falls under the command of the 6th Marine Regiment and the 2nd Marine Division.
The mission of the battalion is to locate, close with and destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver or repel the enemy's assault with fire and close combat.
Other Memories After leaving Recruiting duty in Traverse City, Michigan, I attended Communications Chief's School in San Diego,CA. Upon graduation I joined 2nd Bn 6th Marines, 2ndMarDiv. This was a contol input Bn and would be here for at least 3 years