Edwards, Gerald, MSgt

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Current Service Status
USMC Retired
Current/Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Current/Last Primary MOS
1169-Utilities Chief
Current/Last MOSGroup
Previously Held MOS
0300-Basic Infantryman
1100-Basic Utilities Marine
8421-Career Planner
8411-General Recruiter
0169-Admin Chief
Primary Unit
1975-1983, 8411, HQ, 6th MCD Parris Island, SC
Service Years
1966 - 1991
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Master Sergeant

Four Hash Marks


 Official Badges 

USMC Retired Pin

 Unofficial Badges 

US Marines Corps Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Marine Recruiter

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Post 15Marine Corps Recruiters AssociationMajor Stephen W. Pless; Detachment 1196Post 5448, Noah W. Barfield Post
National Rifle Association (NRA)Georgia State CouncilChapter 1
  1996, American Legion, Post 15 (Member) (Griffin, Georgia) [Verified]
  2009, Marine Corps Recruiters Association [Verified]
  2009, Marine Corps League, Major Stephen W. Pless; Detachment 1196 (Immediate Past Golden Rodent) (Griffin, Georgia) [Verified]
  2009, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 5448, Noah W. Barfield Post (Member at Large) (Griffin, Georgia) [Verified]
  2010, National Rifle Association (NRA) [Verified]
  2012, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), Georgia State Council (Member) (Buford, Georgia) [Verified]
  2012, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 1 (Executive Secretary) (Jonesboro, Georgia) [Verified]

 Countries Deployed To or Visited
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Rifle ExpertPistol Sharpshooter

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1966, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), D/1162
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Engineer School (Cadre) Camp Le Jeune1st Recruit Training Bn, MCRD (Cadre) Parris Island, SCInfantry Training Regiment (Camp Geiger), 1st Infantry Training Regiment (Cadre)USMC (United States Marine Corps)
MASS-3, MACG-381st MAWMACS-5, MACG-282nd MAW
Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)4th MAWRecruiting Units4th Marine Division
  1966-1966, 1141, Engineer School (Cadre) Camp Le Jeune
  1966-1966, 1100, 1st Recruit Training Bn, MCRD (Cadre) Parris Island, SC
  1966-1966, 0300, Infantry Training Regiment (Camp Geiger), 1st Infantry Training Regiment (Cadre)
  1966-1967, 1141, 8th Engineer Bn
  1967-1968, 1141, MASS-3, MACG-38
  1967-1968, 1141, 1st MAW
  1968-1970, 1141, MACS-5, MACG-28
  1968-1970, 1141, 2nd MAW
  1972-1975, 8421, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
  1972-1975, 8421, 4th MAW
  1975-1983, 8411, HQ, 6th MCD Parris Island, SC
  1982-1985, 0169, 4th Marine Division
  1983-1989, 0169, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
  1985-1990, 1169, 4th Marine Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Colleges Attended
  1980-1982, Others/Not Listed
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