Butler, James A., SgtMaj

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Sergeant Major
Last Primary MOS
9999-Sergeant Major/First Sergeant
Last MOSGroup
Specific Billet MOS
Primary Unit
1994-1994, 9999, USS Mount Whitney (LCC-20)
Service Years
1964 - 1994
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Sergeant Major

 
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 Personal Details 


Home State
Minnesota
Minnesota
Year of Birth
1947
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Marine SgtMaj James A. Butler (SharpBlade 10).
 
Contact Info
Home Town
Jacksonville
Last Address
Jacksonville

Date of Passing
Sep 03, 2015
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

USMC Retired Pin (30 Years)


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Golden Dragon Marine Recruiter Shellback Bluenose


 Military Association Memberships
2nd Marine Division AssociationDisabled American Veterans (DAV)United States Seagoing Marine AssociationMickey Finn; Detachment 333
Marine Corps Heritage FoundationMarine Corps Association and Foundation (MCA&F)TWS Memorial TeamMTWS Memorial A-Team
Marine TWS Advisory GroupTWS Honor Roll
  1994, 2nd Marine Division Association [Verified]
  1995, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) [Verified]
  1996, United States Seagoing Marine Association [Verified]
  2003, Marine Corps League, Mickey Finn; Detachment 333 (Immediate Past Golden Rodent) (Triangle, Virginia) [Verified]
  2003, Marine Corps Heritage Foundation [Verified]
  2008, Marine Corps Association and Foundation (MCA&F) [Verified]
  2013, TWS Memorial Team
  2013, MTWS Memorial A-Team [Verified]
  2015, Marine TWS Advisory Group
  2019, TWS Honor Roll [Verified]



 Tributes from Members  
Jim Butler posted by Caldwell, Larry E. (HKT, Ed), SSgt 785 
SgtMaj.James Butler posted by 03 Shaver, John, Jr. (Rebel 1-0), Sgt 2253
From Andy Boyko posted by 03 Short, Diane (TWS Admin) 2802 
From Bill Dolloff GySgt (Ret) posted by 40 Chief Admin, TWS, Pvt 880 
PRAYERS OUT3 posted by Smith, Jack, Sgt 27
Marine posted by 63 Dolloff, Bill (Bull Dog), GySgt 3 
friend posted by 30 Murphy, David, Jr., Sgt 20
Obituary posted by 03 Short, Diane (TWS Admin) 2802 
Rest In Peace posted by 60 Mantelli, Rita, Sgt 48 
Sad News posted by 03 Madagan, Joseph (Madman), Sgt 101
 Photo Album   (More...


 Ribbon Bar
Air Crew Wings
Rifle Expert 11th AwardPistol Expert 5th Award

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
Click here to see Training
  1964, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), K/2968
 Unit Assignments
Infantry Training Regiment (Camp Geiger), 1st Infantry Training RegimentUSMC (United States Marine Corps)MCB Camp Pendleton3rd Marine Division
USS Talladega (APA-208)FLSG-AIII MAF8th Comm Bn
Supporting Arms Detachment, U.S. Naval Amphibious School, Naval Amphibious Base (NAB)Transportation UnitsFleet Marine Force Atlantic (FMFLANT)RS Oklahoma City, OK
Recruiting Units12th Marine Regiment1st Bn, 2nd Marine Regiment (1/2), 2nd Marine RegimentMarine Amphibious Units/Brigades (MAU/MAB)
2nd Marine DivisionMARDET USS Nimitz (CVN-68)RS Albany, NYMAG-29
HMM-16226th MEU10th Marine RegimentII MEF
USS Mount Whitney (LCC-20)
  1965-1965, 9900, Infantry Training Regiment (Camp Geiger), 1st Infantry Training Regiment
  1965-1965, 2500, Comm Co, HQ Bn, 2nd Mar Div
  1965-1965, 2500, (2533) Radio Telegraph Operators Course
  1965-1965, 2531, 2nd Replacement Co, Staging Bn
  1965-1965, 2531, Field Radio Operator Course
  1965-1966, 2531, H&S Co, 3rd FSR
  1966-1966, 2531, USS Talladega (APA-208)
  1966-1966, 2531, H&S Co, FLSG-A
  1966-1966, 2531, III MAF
  1966-1966, USS Washoe County (LST-1165)
  1966-1966, 2531, FLSG-A
  1966-1967, 2531, 8th Comm Bn
  1967-1967, 2531, USS Guam (LPH-9)
  1967-1969, 2531, Supporting Arms Detachment, U.S. Naval Amphibious School, Naval Amphibious Base (NAB)
  1969-1970, 0849, Supporting Arms Detachment, U.S. Naval Amphibious School, Naval Amphibious Base (NAB)
  1970-1971, 2591, 1st Motor Transport Bn
  1971-1971, 2537, 1st Medical Bn, DaNang RVN, I MEF
  1971-1971, 2537, NAVHOSP Portsmouth VA
  1971-1973, 2537, LFTCLANT
  1973-1973, 2537, LFTCLANT
  1973-1973, 2537, Recruiters School, MCRD San Diego
  1973-1977, 8411, RS Oklahoma City, OK
  1974-1976, 8411, OSO Oklahoma City, OK
  1976-1977, 8411, RS Oklahoma City, OK
  1977-1978, 2537, HQ Btry
  1978-1978, 2591, Marine Corps Communications-Electronics School (Cadre)
  1978-1981, 2591, H&S Co, 1st Bn, 2nd Marine Regiment (1/2)
  1980-1980, 2591, USS Saipan (LHA-2)
  1980-1980, 36th MAU
  1981-1981, 2581, Interservice Radio Frequency Mgt School
  1981-1983, 2581, 2nd Marine Division
  1983-1983, 9999, SNCO Academy Advanced/Career Course
  1983-1986, 9999, I&I Staff Midwest City, OK
  1986-1988, 9999, MARDET USS Nimitz (CVN-68)
  1988-1988, 9999, MARDET USS Nimitz (CVN-68)
  1988-1990, 9999, RS Albany, NY
  1990-1991, MAG HQ, MAG-29
  1990-1992, 9999, HMM-162
  1991-1991, Aerial Gunner/Observer School
  1991-1991, 9999, 26th MEU
  1991-1991, 9999, USS Wasp (LHD-1)
  1992-1992, 9999, 26th MEU
  1992-1992, 9999, USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2)
  1992-1993, 9999, 10th Marine Regiment
  1993-1994, 9999, II MEF
  1994-1994, 9999, USS Mount Whitney (LCC-20)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1963-1973 Vietnam War
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Campaign (1965-66)/Operation Orange
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)/Operation Deckhouse II
  1966-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
  1966-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)/Operation Prairie
  1969-1970 Vietnam War/Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
  1969-1970 Vietnam War/Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
  1970-1971 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)
  1971-1971 Vietnam War/Consolidation I Campaign (1971)
  1986-1987 Northern Wedding 1986
  1990-1991 Gulf War
  1991-1991 Operation Provide Comfort (Iraq)
  1992-1996 Operation Provide Promise (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
  1993-1993 Training Exercise - Battle Griffin '93
  1993-1993 Ocean Venture 1993
  1993-1993 Operation Deny Flight (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
 Colleges Attended
Oklahoma City UniversityCity Colleges of ChicagoUniversity of Georgia
  1985-1986, Oklahoma City University
  1986-1987, City Colleges of Chicago
  1992-1992, Others/Not Listed
  2003-2006, University of Georgia
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