Clapper, Randy, CPL

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 Service Details
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Current Service Status
USMC Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Current/Last Primary MOS
2145-Combat Tank Repairer/Technician
Current/Last MOSGroup
Primary Unit
1983-1986, 2145, 3rd Marine Division/1st Tracked Vehicle Bn
Service Years
1982 - 1986
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Marine Combat Water Survival Qualified (WSQ)



 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

US Marines Corps Honorable Discharge

 Military Association Memberships
Post 297
  2000, American Legion, Post 297 (Member at Large) (Ravenna, Michigan) [Verified]

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Very Active member of Rolling Thunder Chapter 4 Muskegon, Michigan.
Other Comments:
Not Specified
 Countries Deployed To or Visited
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Rifle SharpshooterPistol Marksman

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1982, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), 3092
 Unit Assignments
Marine Corps Det, Aberdeen Proving GroundIII MEF/3rd Marine Division3rd Marine Division/1st Tracked Vehicle Bn
  1983-1983, 2145, Marine Corps Det, Aberdeen Proving Ground
  1983-1986, 2145, 1st Tracked Vehicle Bn/H&S Co
  1983-1986, 2145, 3rd Marine Division/1st Tracked Vehicle Bn
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1983-1983 Bear Hunt 1983
  1984-1984 Training Exercise - Team Spirit '84
 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.
Was there a particular incident during your service when you believed you were in a situation you might not survive? Please describe what happened and what was the outcome.
Of all your duty stations or assignments, which one do you have fondest memories of and why? Which one was your least favorite?
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?
Please recount the names of friends you served with, at which location, and what you remember most about them. Indicate those you are already in touch with and those you would like to make contact with.
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 Texas College
  1983-1985, Central Texas College
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Jan 18, 2013, General Photos11
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