Drummond, John (Jack), Cpl

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 Service Details
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Current Service Status
USMC Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Corporal
Current/Last Primary MOS
0341-Mortar Man
Current/Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 0341, 5th Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)
Service Years
1968 - 1970

Corporal

 
 

 Official Badges 


 Unofficial Badges 

US Marines Corps Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal


 Military Association Memberships
Post 7952, Cook Erickson PostWashington State CouncilChapter 46
  2003, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 7952, Cook Erickson Post (Member) (Richland, Washington) [Verified]1
  2003, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), Washington State Council (Member) (Cle Elum, Washington) [Verified]
  2013, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 46 (Executive Secretary) (Kennewick, Washington) [Verified]

 Countries Deployed To or Visited
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1968, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), 1096 (Instructor)11
 Unit Assignments
5th Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)
  1969-1970, 0341, 5th Marine Regiment/1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1969 An Hoa Combat Base (Arizona Territory)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign/Operation Forsythe Grove
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign (1969)/Operation Muskogee Meadows
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
 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 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?
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? What do you miss most about your time in the service?
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
Elmhurst CollegeCentral Washington University
  1964-1968, Elmhurst College
  1972-1974, Central Washington University
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  May 05, 2011, Travel53
  Sep 14, 2012, General Photos15
 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
After 34 years of service in public education as a teacher, assistant principal, and principal, I have retired.
   
Other Comments:
I've done some traveling, and I intend to do more.
   
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