Walker, James, Jr., MGySgt

Data/Communications Maintenance
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Current Service Status
USMC Retired
Current/Last Rank
Master Gunnery Sergeant
Current/Last Primary MOS
2891-Data/Communications Maintenance Chief
Current/Last MOSGroup
Data/Communications Maintenance
Previously Held MOS
2542-Communication Center Operator
2841-Ground Radio Repairman
2861-Radio Technician
8511-Drill Instructor
2802-Electronics Maintenance Officer (Ground)
Primary Unit
2005-2008, 2802, 1st Radio Bn
Service Years
1979 - 2009
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Operation Enduring Freedom

Master Gunnery Sergeant

Seven Hash Marks


 Official Badges 

Tan Belt USMC Retired Pin USMC Retired Pin (30 Years)

 Unofficial Badges 

Drill Instructor US Marines Corps Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Golden Shellback

Blue Star Cold War Global War on Terrorism Civilian Service

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Just transferred to Japan from San Diego, CA to work.
Other Comments:
Not Specified
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Rifle MarksmanPistol Sharpshooter

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1979, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), K/30611
 Unit Assignments
Marine Corps Communications-Electronics School (Cadre)MarDet USS Iwo Jima LPH-2US NavyMARDET USS Saipan (LHA-2)
MARDET USS Nassau (LHA-4)USS Mount Whitney (LCC-20)8th Comm BnUSMC (United States Marine Corps)
Ground Radio Repair Course3rd Maintenance Bn, 3rd FSSG/MLG4th Assault Amphibian Bn (4th AAV Bn)USMC (United States Marine Corps)/Formal Schools
School of Infantry  (SOI WEST)III MEF/3rd Marine DivisionMCRD (Cadre) Parris Island, SC/H&S BnDrill Instructors School, MCRD PI, SC
MarDet USS Essex (LHD-2)Marine Corps Systems Command/MCTSSA Camp PendletonMCB Camp Pendleton9th Comm Bn
I MEF1st Radio Bn
  1979-1979, 2542, Marine Corps Communications-Electronics School (Cadre)
  1980-1980, 2542, MarDet USS Iwo Jima LPH-2
  1981-1981, 2542, US Navy/Marine Communications Detachment, USS Mt.Whitney (LCC-20)
  1981-1981, 2542, MARDET USS Saipan (LHA-2)
  1982-1982, 2542, MARDET USS Nassau (LHA-4)
  1982-1982, 2542, USS Mount Whitney (LCC-20)
  1982-1983, 2542, 8th Comm Bn
  1982-1983, 2542, 8th Comm Bn
  1983-1983, USMC Basic Electronics Course (BEC)
  1983-1984, 2841, Ground Radio Repair Course
  1984-1985, 2841, 3rd Maintenance Bn, 3rd FSSG/MLG
  1985-1988, 2841, 4th Assault Amphibian Bn (4th AAV Bn)
  1988-1989, 2861, Advanced Radio Technicians Course
  1989-1991, 2861, School of Infantry (SOI WEST)
  1991-1992, 3rd Marine Division/1st Armored Assault Bn
  1992-1993, 2861, MCRD (Cadre) Parris Island, SC/H&S Bn
  1993-1995, 8511, Drill Instructors School, MCRD PI, SC
  1995-1998, 2861, MarDet USS Essex (LHD-2)
  1998-1999, 2861, Marine Corps Systems Command/MCTSSA Camp Pendleton
  1999-2002, 2891, MCB Camp Pendleton
  2002-2005, 2891, 9th Comm Bn
  2002-2007, 2891, I MEF
  2005-2008, 2802, 1st Radio Bn
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1984-1984 Valiant Usher 1984
  1997-2001 Operation Northern Watch (Iraq)1
  2001-2001 Operation Enduring Freedom
  2003-2003 OIF/Liberation of Iraq (2003)2
  2003-2004 OIF/Transition of Iraq (2003-04)
  2005-2005 Hurricane Katrina Relief (Louisiana)2
 Colleges Attended
Saint Leo UniversityNational UniversityUniversity of Phoenix
  1985-1987, Saint Leo University
  1998-2001, National University
  2001-2008, University of Phoenix
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