Barker, David Benton, MGen

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Primary MOS
9903-General Officer
Last MOSGroup
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Primary Unit
1984-1987, 9903, 4th Marine Division
Service Years
1951 - 1987

Major General


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Date of Passing
Jan 15, 2004
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Joint Chiefs Service

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Last Known Activity
Interred at:

Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery
Jacksonville, NC
Onslow County

*Plot: C-681
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Rifle Expert 10th AwardPistol Expert 10th Award

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1951, The Basic School (Quantico, VA)
 Unit Assignments
I MEF/1st Marine Division1st Bn, 11th Marine Regiment (1/11)2nd Bn, 10th Marine Regiment (2/10)US Navy
USMC (United States Marine Corps)Amphibious Warfare SchoolMarine Corps Combat Development Command (MCCDC)/Training & Education Command TECOM3rd Bn, 12th Marine Regiment (3/12)
Fleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)USMC (United States Marine Corps)/Formal Schools12th Marine RegimentHeadquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
MCB Camp Lejeune, NCMCB Japan/Marine Corps Installations Pacific (MCIPAC)4th Marine Division
  1951-1952, 0302, I MEF/1st Marine Division
  1952-1953, 0802, 1st Bn, 11th Marine Regiment (1/11)
  1953-1955, 0802, 2nd Bn, 10th Marine Regiment (2/10)
  1955-1957, 0802, Expeditionary Strike Group 2/ Amphibious Group 2
  1957-1959, 0802, 1st Bn, 11th Marine Regiment (1/11)/2nd 8 Inch Howitzer Btry
  1959-1963, 0802, I&I Staff
  1963-1963, 0802, Amphibious Warfare School
  1963-1966, 0802, Marine Corps Combat Development Command (MCCDC)/Training & Education Command TECOM
  1966-1967, 8041, 3rd Bn, 12th Marine Regiment (3/12)
  1967-1970, 8040, Fleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)
  1970-1971, 8040, USAF Air War College Maxwell AFB AL
  1971-1974, 9904, Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
  1974-1975, 9906, 12th Marine Regiment
  1975-1978, 8003, Manpower & Reserve Affairs
  1978-1981, 9903, MCB Camp Lejeune, NC
  1981-1982, 9903, Manpower & Reserve Affairs
  1982-1984, 9903, MCB Japan/Marine Corps Installations Pacific (MCIPAC)
  1984-1987, 9903, 4th Marine Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1953 Korean War
  1952-1952 Korean War/Korea, Summer-Fall 1952
  1966-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
 Colleges Attended
Tufts UniversityGeorge Washington University
  1947-1951, Tufts University
  1966-1966, George Washington University
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