Eaglin, Russ, Sgt

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Current Service Status
USMC Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Current/Last Primary MOS
5931-Ground Radar Repairman
Current/Last MOSGroup
Electronic Maintenance
Previously Held MOS
5991-Electronics Maintenance Chief
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 5931, MCB Quantico, VA
Service Years
1967 - 1970



 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

US Marines Corps Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal US Marine Corps Honorable Discharge (Original)

 Military Association Memberships
Hiram I. Bearss; Detachment 89American Legion3rd Marine Division AssociationVeterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)
Marine Foundation of Indiana
  1980, Marine Corps League, Hiram I. Bearss; Detachment 89 (Past Commandant) (Indianapolis, Indiana) [Verified]
  1980, Marine Corps League, Department of Indiana (Commandant) (Indianapolis, Indiana) [Verified]
  1998, American Legion [Verified]
  1998, 3rd Marine Division Association [Verified]
  2000, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified]
  2003, Marine Corps League, Hiram I. Bearss; Detachment 89 (Past Commandant) (Indianapolis, Indiana) [Verified]
  2005, Marine Foundation of Indiana
  2008, 3rd Marine Division Association [Verified]
  2009, Marine Corps League, Department of Indiana (Commandant) (Indianapolis, Indiana) [Verified]

 Additional Information
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Other Comments:
2006 Marine of the Year, Marine Corps League, Dept. of Indiana 2006 Dog of the Year, Military Order of the Devil Dogs, Pack of Indiana 2007 Dog of the Year, Military Orger of the Devil Dogs, Pound 111 Indianapolis

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1967, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), 1182
 Unit Assignments
USMC (United States Marine Corps)/Formal SchoolsMarine Corps Communications Electronics School (MCCES)1st Marine Division/HQ Bn, 1st Marine DivisionInfantry Training School(s) West
2nd Bn, 26th Marine Regiment (2/26)III MEF/3rd Marine DivisionFleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)/III MAF5th Marine Division
9th MABMCB Quantico, VA
  1967-1968, 5931, Radar Technician School
  1967-1968, 5931, Marine Corps Radar Repairman School, Recruit Depot, San Diego, CA
  1967-1968, 5931, Marine Corps Communications Electronics School (MCCES)/Basic Electronics Course (BEC)
  1968-1968, 5931, 1st Marine Division/HQ Bn, 1st Marine Division
  1968-1968, 0311, 2nd Infantry Training Regiment (2nd ITR)
  1968-1969, 5991, 2nd Bn, 26th Marine Regiment (2/26)
  1968-1969, 5931, III MEF/3rd Marine Division
  1968-1969, 5931, Fleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)/III MAF
  1969-1969, 5931, 5th Marine Division
  1969-1969, 5931, 9th MAB
  1969-1970, 5931, MCB Quantico, VA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)/Battle of Khe Sanh
  1968-1968 Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)/Operation Lancaster II
  1968-1968 Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)/Operation Meade River
  1968-1968 Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)/Operation Scotland II
  1968-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign (1969)
  1969-1969 Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)/Operation Dewey Canyon
 Reflections on Service
Please describe who or what influenced your decision to join the Marine Corps?
Whether you were in the service for several years or as a career, please describe the direction or path you took. What was your reason for leaving?
If you participated in any military operations, including combat, humanitarian and peacekeeping operations, please describe those which were the most significant to you and, if life-changing, in what way.
Was there a particular incident during your service when you believed you were in a situation you might not survive? Please describe what happened and what was the outcome.
Of all your duty stations or assignments, which one do you have fondest memories of and why? Which one was your least favorite?
From your entire service, including combat, describe the personal memories which have impacted you most?
What achievement(s) are you most proud of from your military career? If you received any medals, awards, formal presentations or qualification badges for significant achievement or valor, please describe how these were earned.
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or any other memorabilia, please describe those which are the most meaningful to you and why?
Which individual(s) from your time in the military stand out as having the most positive impact on you and why?
Please recount the names of friends you served with, at which location, and what you remember most about them. Indicate those you are already in touch with and those you would like to make contact with.
Can you recount a particular incident from your service which may or may not have been funny at the time, but still makes you laugh?
What profession did you follow after your military service and what are you doing now? If you are currently serving, what is your present occupational specialty?
What military associations are you a member of, if any? What specific benefits do you derive from your memberships?
In what ways has serving in the military influenced the way you have approached your life and your career?
Based on your own experiences, what advice would you give to those who have recently joined the Marine Corps?
In what ways has TogetherWeServed.com helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Colleges Attended
Purdue UniversityIndiana University - Purdue University, Indianapolis
  1966-1967, Purdue University
  1972-1978, Indiana University - Purdue University, Indianapolis
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Marine Foundation of Indiana, Inc.2
  Mar 13, 2014, General Photos2
  Dec 04, 2015, Sagamore of the Wabash
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