Dixon, Eugene, GySgt

Communications
 
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 Service Details
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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
Communications
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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  1959-1962, 2591, 2nd Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (2/6)



From Month/Year
August / 1959
To Month/Year
August / 1962
Unit
2nd Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (2/6) Unit Page
Rank
Gunnery Sergeant
MOS
2591-Operational Communication Chief
Location
Camp Lejeune
Country/State
North Carolina
 
 
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 2nd Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (2/6) Details

2nd Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (2/6)
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.
Type
Combat - Ground Unit
Existing/Disbanded
Existing
Parent Unit
6th Marine Regiment
Strength
Battalion
Created/Owned By
25  Fullarton, Mike (Program), Sgt 90
   

Last Updated: Feb 15, 2011
   
Memories For This Unit

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

   
My Photos For This Unit
Final reenlistment
41 Members Also There at Same Time
2nd Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (2/6)

Ramsey, Duke, Cpl, (1962-1966) 25 2531 Corporal
Sammarco, James, Cpl, (1953-1959) 25 2531 Corporal
Stacy, Jack, Cpl, (1959-1963) 25 2533 Corporal
Hiscox, Tom, LCpl, (1959-1963) 25 2533 Lance Corporal
Caputo, John, PFC, (1960-1963) 25 2542 Private 1st Class
Duplessis, Clayton, PFC, (1960-1964) 25 2511 Private 1st Class
Sottile, James, PFC, (1955-1961) 25 2511 Private 1st Class
McGrady, Michael, Maj, (1955-1976) 30 3002 First Lieutenant
Striker, Frederick, Capt, (1951-1971) 1 0130 Chief Warrant Officer 2
Bell, John Lee, GySgt, (1957-1982) 3 0321 Gunnery Sergeant
Langford, James L., 1stSgt, (1951-1971) 3 0369 Staff Sergeant
Johnson, William, GySgt 30 3051 Sergeant
Stamper, Thomas Burton, Capt, (1954-1975) 3 0311 Sergeant
Belville, Alfred, Sgt, (1959-1966) 6 0601 Corporal
Elliott, Lee, Sgt, (1960-1966) 3 0311 Corporal
Faulkner, Michael, Cpl, (1957-1960) 3 0311 Corporal
Grant, David, Cpl, (1958-1962) 3 0311 Corporal
Lavash, Ted, Cpl, (1957-1960) 3 0311 Corporal
Lavash, Ted, Cpl, (1957-1960) 3 0311 Corporal
Lavash, Ted, Cpl, (1957-1960) 3 0311 Corporal
Lavash, Ted, Cpl, (1957-1960) 3 0311 Corporal
Crockett, Matthew, LCpl, (1958-1961) 3 0300 Lance Corporal
Donnelly, Gerald, LCpl, (1958-1961) 3 0311 Lance Corporal
Hardesty, James, LCpl, (1957-1960) 3 0343 Lance Corporal
Thorp, A John, LCpl, (1962-1965) 3 0353 Lance Corporal
Wylie, Dave, LCpl, (1959-1963) 28 2822 Lance Corporal
Camp, Glenn, MSgt, (1962-1982) 21 2111 Private 1st Class
Clark, Frank, SSgt, (1960-1976) 3 0331 Private 1st Class
Davies, Trevor E., Cpl, (1959-1965) 3 0311 Private 1st Class
Davis, Charles William, Cpl, (1960-1966) 3 0331 Private 1st Class
Griffith, Donald, 1stSgt, (1958-1980) 3 0351 Private 1st Class
Huffman, Hal, LCpl, (1962-1965) 30 3051 Private 1st Class
Pearson, Al, MGySgt, (1956-1986) 3 0331 Private 1st Class
Rolen, Charles, LCpl, (1961-1965) 3 0352 Private 1st Class
Holland, Arthur, Pvt, (1957-1960) 3 0311 Private
Scheu, Walter, Pvt, (1961-1962) 3 0311 Private
Graham, Michael, Cpl, (1961-1965) 25 Corporal
Gardner, Donald, MGen, (1955-1994) First Lieutenant
Clifford, Wilfred, Capt, (1953-1973) Sergeant
Moss, Wiley, MGySgt, (1961-1988) Lance Corporal
Denicola, Joseph, Cpl, (1958-1961) Private 1st Class
San Souci, Paul, LCpl, (1961-1965) Private 1st Class
Adams, Sam, Col, (1961-1989) Colonel
Marsh, John, Cpl, (1962-1968) Lance Corporal

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