Young, Howard, SSgt

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Primary MOS
Last MOSGroup
Food Specialist
Primary Unit
1953-1958, 7257, MCAS Beaufort, SC
Service Years
1938 - 1958
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Iwo Jima Certificate

Staff Sergeant

Five Hash Marks


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 Personal Details 

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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Rockford, Washington

Date of Passing
Jun 22, 2005
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
United States Marine Raiders AssociationMarine Air Traffic Control Association (MATCA)
  2011, United States Marine Raiders Association [Verified]
  2011, Marine Air Traffic Control Association (MATCA) [Verified]

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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Other Comments:
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 Ribbon Bar
Rifle Sharpshooter (Pre 1959)

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1939, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA3rd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (3/8)1st Raider Bn
5th Marine DivisionMCRD (Cadre) Parris Island, SCUSMC (United States Marine Corps)MCAS Beaufort, SC
  1938-1940, 521, Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
  1939-1939, 521, MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA
  1940-1942, 2659, 3rd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (3/8)
  1942-1944, 2659, 1st Raider Bn
  1944-1945, 3372, 5th Marine Division
  1945-1949, 3372, MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA
  1949-1949, 3372, MCRD (Cadre) Parris Island, SC
  1949-1950, 7257, Air Traffic Control A School
  1953-1958, 7257, MCAS Beaufort, SC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)/Battle of Tulagi (including First Savo)
  1945-1945 Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Iwo Jima
  1945-1945 US Occupation of Japan
  1950-1953 Korean War
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