Little, Leslie, SSgt

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Primary MOS
0300-Basic Infantryman
Last MOSGroup
Primary Unit
1974-1974, 8536, 4th Marine Regiment
Service Years
1965 - 1974
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Combat Water Safety Swimmer (CWSS)
Voice Edition

Staff Sergeant

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 Personal Details 

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Home Country
United States
United States
Year of Birth
This Military Service Page was created/owned by Ivy Little-Family to remember Marine SSgt Leslie Little (Lifer).

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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Philadelphia, PA

Date of Passing
Feb 04, 2012
Location of Interment
Washington Crossing National Cemetery - Newtown, Pennsylvania
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

French Fourragere Vietnam Combined Action Platoon (CAP)

 Unofficial Badges 

Drill Instructor US Marines Corps Honorable Discharge Marine Recruiter Cold War Medal

Combined Action Company Centurion Award

 Military Association Memberships
Chapter 15Marine Corps Together We ServedParris Island ChapterTWS Honor Roll
  2008, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 15 (Executive Secretary) (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) [Verified]5
  2010, Marine Corps Together We Served [Verified]
  2011, USMC Drill Instructors Association, Parris Island Chapter (Member at Large) (Parris Island, South Carolina) [Verified]264
  2012, TWS Honor Roll [Verified]

 Countries Deployed To or Visited

 Tributes from Members  
When I'm Gone posted by 99 Isaacs, Larry, SgtMaj -Deceased 
R.I.P.BROTHER posted by 35 Moore, Ronnie Eugene (curley), LCpl 856
Rest in peace, brother. posted by 35 Heckert, Richard, Cpl 140 
rest in peace posted by 13 Mattingly, Joseph (matt), Sgt 13
For My Brother Leslie posted by 35 Pilgrim, William, Jr. (Wild Bill), Sgt 890 
Rest Easy Lifer posted by 40 Fletcher, Stephen (Fletch), Cpl 7548
HONOR posted by Camp, Aubie, Cpl 29
Rest in peace, brother............. posted by Ferland, Roland (Frenchy), Sgt -Deceased 
GO WITH THE LORD posted by 35 Hensler, David (Oso/Gordo), GySgt 1621 
Rest in Peace Marine> posted by 01 Roberts, Michael (Mike), Cpl 11
 Photo Album   (More...

 Ribbon Bar
Rifle ExpertPistol Expert 2nd Award

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1965, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), 15163
  1965, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), B/150
  1968, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), 176 (Instructor)3
 Unit Assignments
Infantry Training Regiment (Camp Geiger), 1st Infantry Training Regiment1st Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (1/6)USS De Soto County (LST-1171)1st Bn, 1st Marine Regiment  (1/1), 1st Marine Regiment
Fleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)III MAF/1st CAG (Combined Action Group)III MAF/2nd CAG (Combined Action Group)2nd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (2/8)
1st Recruit Training Bn, MCRD (Cadre) Parris Island, SCRTR (Cadre) MCRD Parris IslandRecruiting UnitsMCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA
4th Marine Regiment
  1965-1965, 0311, Infantry Training Regiment (Camp Geiger), 1st Infantry Training Regiment
  1965-1966, 0331, Weapons Plt, A Co
  1966-1966, 0331, USS De Soto County (LST-1171)
  1966-1966, 0331, C Co, 1st Bn, 1st Marine Regiment (1/1)
  1966-1967, 0369, Fleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)
  1966-1967, 0369, III MAF/1st CAG (Combined Action Group)
  1966-1967, 0369, III MAF/2nd CAG (Combined Action Group)
  1967-1967, 0369, HQ Co, III MAF/2nd CAG (Combined Action Group)
  1967-1968, 0369, G Co, 2nd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (2/8)
  1968-1968, 8511, 1st Recruit Training Bn, MCRD (Cadre) Parris Island, SC
  1968-1970, 8511, Special Training Branch, RTR (Cadre) MCRD Parris Island
  1970-1974, 8411, HQ, 6th MCD Atlanta
  1974-1974, 0369, MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA
  1974-1974, 8536, 4th Marine Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)/Combined Action Program1
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)/Combined Action Program1
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)/Operation Arcadia
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)/Operation Trinidad
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)/Operation Trinidad II
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)/Operation Shasta II
 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 made a lasting impact on you and, if life-changing, in what way?
From your entire military service, describe any memories you still reflect back on to this day.
What professional achievements are you most proud of from your military career?
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or other memorabilia, which one is 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 helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Colleges Attended
Central Piedmont Community CollegeUniversity of Pennsylvania
  1974-1975, Central Piedmont Community College325
  2009-2009, University of Pennsylvania1
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