Madagan, Joseph, Sgt

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Life Member
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 Service Details
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Current Service Status
USMC Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Current/Last Primary MOS
0369-Infantry Unit Leader
Current/Last MOSGroup
Previously Held MOS
0302-Infantry Officer
1802-Tank Officer
Primary Unit
1990-1991, 1802, US Army
Service Years
1956 - 1966



 Official Badges 

US Army Retired

 Unofficial Badges 

US Marines Corps Honorable Discharge US Army Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Cold War

 Military Association Memberships
Reserve Officers Association (ROA)Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)Marine Corps Heritage FoundationAssociation of United States Army (AUSA)
United Services Automobile Association (USAA)United States Naval InstituteUnited States Seagoing Marine AssociationMarine Corps University Foundation
  1968, Reserve Officers Association (ROA) [Verified]
  1990, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) [Verified]
  1990, Marine Corps Heritage Foundation [Verified]
  1990, Association of United States Army (AUSA)
  1990, United Services Automobile Association (USAA)
  1991, United States Naval Institute
  2001, United States Seagoing Marine Association [Verified]1
  2009, Marine Corps University Foundation [Verified]
  2009, United States Seagoing Marine Association [Verified]

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Served on TAG at Marines-TogetherWeServed, as Special Administrator at inception, now fully retired. 
Former Editor of "The Seahorse" the newsletter for the United States Seagoing Marine Association, Inc.
 Worked in IT/IS for Nestle, SA as a second career after moving to Florida, then consulting to Surety Companies before finally retiring from work.

Other Comments:
Major of Armor and Infantry, Army of the United States(Ret). Recalled to Active Duty from retirement for Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm/Provide Comfort. Discharged back to Retired List of Army of the United States. Served 34 years active duty and reserve duty. 
 Countries Deployed To or Visited

USMC Tours and Deployments

Svalbard Spain United States of America Antarctica South Georgia Falkland Islands Bolivia Peru Ecuador Colombia Venezuela Guyana Suriname French Guiana Brazil Paraguay Uruguay Argentina Chile Greenland Canada United States of America United States of America Israel Jordan Cyprus Qatar United Arab Emirates Oman Yemen Saudia Arabia Iraq Afghanistan Turkmenistan Iran Syria Singapore China Mongolia Papua New Guinea Brunei Indonesia Malaysia Malaysia Tiawan Philippines Vietnam Cambodia Laos Thailand Burma Bangladesh Sri Lanka India Bhutan Nepal Pakistan Afghanistan Turkmenistan Tajikistan Kyrgyzstan Uzbekistan Japan North Korea South Korea Russia Kazakhstan Russia Montenegro Portugal Azerbaijan Armenia Georgia Ukraine Moldova Belarus Romania Bulgaria Macedonia Serbia Bosonia & Herzegovina Turkey Greece Albania Croatia Hungary Slovakia Slovenia Malta Spain Portugal Spain France Italy Italy Austria Switzerland Belgium France Ireland United Kingdom Norway Sweden Finland Estonia Latvia Lithuania Russia Poland Czech Republic Germany Denmark The Netherlands Iceland El Salvador Guatemala Panama Costa Rica Nicaragua Honduras Belize Mexico Trinidad & Tobago Puerto Rico Dominican Republic Haiti Jamaica The Bahamas Cuba Vanuatu Australia Solomon Islands Fiji New Caledonia New Zealand Eritrea Ethiopia Djibouti Somalia Kenya Uganda Tanzania Rwanda Burundi Madagascar Namibia Botswana South Africa Lesotho Swaziland Zimbabwe Mozambique Malawi Zambia Angola Democratic Repbulic of Congo Republic of Congo Gabon Equatorial Guinea Central African Republic Cameroon Nigeria Togo Ghana Burkina Fassu Cote d'Ivoire Liberia Sierra Leone Guinea Guinea Bissau The Gambia Senegal Mali Mauritania Niger Western Sahara Sudan Chad Egypt Libya Tunisia Morocco Algeria

CubaDominican RepublicHaitiPuerto RicoVirgin Islands

 Remembrance Profiles - 239 Marines Remembered
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  • Anderson, Arthur, Cpl, (1957-1960)
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  • Babbitt, Byron, SSgt, (1955-1975)
  • Bankston, Nathaniel, LCpl
  • Bartek, Leslie, SSgt
  • Beno, Jerry, Cpl, (1942-1946)
  • Biondi, Frank, PFC
  • Blevins, D.E., 1stLt
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 Ribbon Bar

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1957, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), B/27611
 Unit Assignments
MarForRes1st Infantry Training Regiment (1st ITR)Sea School MarBks NNSY Portsmouth VAMarine Barracks
MARDET USS Boxer (CVA-21/LPH-4)MCB Quantico, VAExpeditionary Warfare Training Group Atlantic Fleet, Little Creek, VAUSS Rankin (LKA-103)
US Army  Infantry School, Ft. Benning, GAU.S. Army Infantry Officers Advance Course, Ft. Benning, GAUS Army Armor SchoolUS Army
  1956-1957, 0311, MarForRes/97th Rifle Co
  1958-1958, 0311, 1st Infantry Training Regiment (1st ITR)
  1958-1958, 0311, Sea School MarBks NNSY Portsmouth VA
  1958-1959, 0311, Marine Barracks Norfolk Naval Shipyard Portsmouth, VA
  1959-1959, 0311, Sea School MarBks NNSY Portsmouth VA
  1959-1959, 0311, US Navy Damage Control School
  1959-1959, 0311, US Navy Fire Fighting School
  1959-1960, 0311, MARDET USS Boxer (CVA-21/LPH-4)
  1960-1960, 0311, NAVHOSP Portsmouth VA
  1960-1960, 0311, School Demonstration Troops/Co A
  1960-1960, 0311, Office Candidates School Staff/Schools Demonstration Troops
  1960-1966, 0369, MarForRes/97th Rifle Co
  1964-1964, 0369, Expeditionary Warfare Training Group Atlantic Fleet, Little Creek, VA
  1964-1964, 0369, USS Rankin (LKA-103)
  1973-1973, 0302, US Army Infantry School, Ft. Benning, GA
  1975-1975, 0302, U.S. Army Infantry Officers Advance Course, Ft. Benning, GA
  1977-1977, 1802, US Army Armor School
  1982-1984, 1802, US Army
  1990-1991, 1802, US Army
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1962-1962 Cuban Missile Crisis
  1990-1991 Gulf War
 Colleges Attended
Thomas Nelson Community CollegeCentral Piedmont Community College
  1969-1971, Thomas Nelson Community College
  1972-1976, Central Piedmont Community College
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Military Affiliations & Military Education & Awards3
  Sep 12, 1992, USS Boxer Veterans Association Reunion2
  Nov 17, 2007, Platoon 276, Parris Island, 19571
  Nov 18, 2007, National Museum of the Marine Corps, Quantico, VA4
  Nov 19, 2007, The Spirit of Semper Fidelis1
  Mar 11, 2008, Missing Marines from MB NNSY1
  Apr 03, 2008, Brief History of Marine Barracks, Norfolk Naval Shipyard
  May 17, 2008, Reunion, Marine Barracks, Norfolk Naval Shipyard7
  Oct 24, 2008, Platoon 276 Parris Island 1957 REUNION.3
  Mar 14, 2009, Marine Corps Association1
  Mar 22, 2009, Reunion of old Marine Buddy1
  Jun 06, 2009, 2009 Reunion; Platoon 276 Parris Island 1957.3
  Aug 17, 2009, Newspaper Article regarding Marine Barracks, Norfolk Naval Shipyard
  Aug 17, 2009, Franked1
  Sep 24, 2010, 2010 Reunion Platoon 276 Parris Island 19572
  Nov 06, 2010, Drill Instructor2
  Oct 27, 2011, Reunion of Marines from 97th Rifle Company1
  Nov 01, 2011, 2011 Reunion of Platoon 276 Parris Island 19574
  Jan 31, 2012, Forum Photos3
  Feb 17, 2012, Marine Barracks, Norfolk Naval Shipyard "Mini-ReEunion in 20121
  Sep 26, 2012, General Photos
  Sep 20, 2013, 2013 Reunion of Platoon 276 Parris Island 19577
  Mar 03, 2014, Message Photos1
  Aug 16, 2014, Dunmarchin1
  Oct 16, 2015, 2015 Reunion of Platoon 276 at Parris Island.2
  Mar 23, 2017, Recruit Platoon 276 Reunions
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