Bachus, Michael, SgtMaj

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Last Rank
Sergeant Major
Last Primary MOS
9999-Sergeant Major/First Sergeant
Last MOSGroup
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Primary Unit
1995-1996, 9999, 1st MLG (formerly 1st FSSG)
Service Years
1972 - 1996

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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Manistee, Michigan

Date of Passing
May 22, 2010
Location of Interment
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Last Known Activity
Michigan Department of Corrections
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 Tributes from Members  
Tribute posted by 35 Gay, Daniel, Sgt
To My Dearest Family posted by 99 Isaacs, Larry, SgtMaj -Deceased 
Thank you SgtMaj. for your dedication, l... posted by 99 Isaacs, Larry, SgtMaj -Deceased 
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Navy/Marine Parachutist
Rifle Expert 7th AwardPistol Expert 11th Award

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1972, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), 11161
  1976, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), 3081 (Instructor)2
  1976, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), 3122 (Instructor)2
  1977, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), 3020 (Instructor)2
  1977, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), N/3057 (Instructor)2
  1977, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), N/3101 (Instructor)5
 Unit Assignments
1st Recruit Training Bn 5th Marine Regiment/2nd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (2/5)Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)Marine Security Guard (MSG)
Drill Instructors School, MCRD SD, CA3rd Recruit Training Bn (Cadre)NROTC Staff Faculty3rd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (3/8)
I MEF/1st Marine Division3rd Bn, 11th Marine Regiment (3/11)24th Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 24th Marine Regiment (1/24)1st Marine Division/HQ Bn, 1st Marine Division
4th Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (1/4)1st MLG (formerly 1st FSSG)
  1972-1972, 521, 1st Recruit Training Bn
  1972-1974, 0369, 2nd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (2/5)/G Co
  1974-1974, 8156, Marine Security Guard School Henderson Hall
  1974-1975, 8156, MSG Detachment Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
  1975-1976, 8156, MSG Detachment Brussels, Belgium
  1976-1976, 0311, Drill Instructors School, MCRD SD, CA
  1976-1978, 0911, 3rd Recruit Training Bn (Cadre)
  1979-1981, 8013, NROTC (Cadre) Ohio State University
  1981-1984, 0369, 3rd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (3/8)/Lima Co
  1985-1987, 8156, MSG Detachment Kinshasa, Zaire
  1987-1989, 9999, 1st Marine Division/1st LAV Bn
  1989-1990, 9999, 3rd Bn, 11th Marine Regiment (3/11)/G Btry
  1990-1992, 9999, 1st Bn, 24th Marine Regiment (1/24)/I&I Staff
  1992-1992, 9999, 1st Marine Division/HQ Bn, 1st Marine Division
  1992-1995, 9999, 4th Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (1/4)
  1995-1996, 9999, 1st MLG (formerly 1st FSSG)
 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.
From your entire service, including combat, describe the personal memories which have impacted you most?
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?
In what ways has serving in the military influenced the way you have approached your life and your career? What do you miss most about your time in the service?
 Colleges Attended
Ohio State UniversityCentral Texas College
  1979-1981, Ohio State University
  1995-1996, Central Texas College
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  May 27, 2010, SgtMaj Michael E Bachus, USMC (Ret), Manistee, MI18
  May 17, 2011, Mike Bachus
  May 17, 2011, Heaven Was Needing a Hero
  Sep 15, 2011, THE D.I.:The Builder of a Few Good men
  Sep 18, 2011, Mike's Facebook Memorial Page
  Mar 17, 2019, General Photos
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