Brown, David, LCpl

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 Service Details
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Current Service Status
USMC Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Lance Corporal
Current/Last Primary MOS
2531-Field Radio Operator
Current/Last MOSGroup
Primary Unit
1983-1984, 2531, 1st Bn, 9th Marine Regiment (1/9)
Service Years
1981 - 1984
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Shellback Certificate

Lance Corporal


 Official Badges 

US Marines Corps Honorable Discharge

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal Shellback Jungle Expert

Training Exercise - Valiant Usher '82
From Month/Year
January / 1982
To Month/Year
December / 1982

Valiant Usher is a combined U.S.-Australian live fire training exercise that takes place at the Shoalwater Bay Training Area. The exercise involves joint training between the US and Australian military forces and encompasses a full range of military training, including beach-storming exercises. The exercise started in the 1980s and has had several iterations since then. Participating units have included the US Marine Corps' Bravo Company and the Navy's Expeditionary Unit. Valiant Usher is one of several annual military exercises conducted by the US 7th Fleet in the Pacific, which also include Tandem Thrust, Valiant Blitz, Keen Edge, and RIMPAC.
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Month/Year
January / 1982
To Month/Year
December / 1982
Last Updated:
Mar 16, 2020
Personal Memories
Units Participated in Operation

USS Belleau Wood (LHA-3)

My Photos From This Battle or Operation
31st MAU WestPac 82-83 Freemantle Australia
USMC Birthday Ball 1982 - Valiant Usher - Perth, Australia
USMC Birthday Ball 1982 31st MAU - Valiant Usher - Perth, Australia
Valiant Usher - Australia

  21 Also There at This Battle:
  • Aronhalt, Tim, SSgt, (1981-1992)
  • Bradley, John, Sgt, (1980-1988)
  • Brown, Roger, Sgt, (1981-1988)
  • Eleftheriou, George, LCpl, (1979-1985)
  • Hamm, Russell, Cpl, (1979-1985)
  • Helsley, Darrell, GySgt, (1982-2002)
  • Jenkins, Gaius, Cpl, (1979-1984)
  • KING, JAMES, MGySgt, (1978-2009)
  • Knecht, John, Sgt, (1980-1984)
  • Lucero, Russell, Sgt, (1981-1993)
  • McCray, Michael, Sgt, (1980-1989)
  • McMahon, Joseph, Cpl, (1981-1984)
  • Rogalski, Todd, LCpl, (1981-1984)
  • Stafford, Larry, GySgt, (1976-1988)
  • Woodard, Larry, 1stSgt, (1977-2004)
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