Ripley, John, Col

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 Service Details
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Last Rank
Last Primary MOS
9910-Billet Designator-Unrestricted Officer
Last MOSGroup
Specific Billet MOS
Primary Unit
1966-1968, 0302, 3rd Marine Regiment/3rd Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (3/3)
Service Years
1957 - 1992
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Cold War Certificate



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 Personal Details 

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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Radford, Virginia
Last Address
Annapolis, Maryland

Date of Passing
Oct 28, 2008
Location of Interment
U.S Naval Academy Cemetery - Annapolis, Maryland
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Sec: 03 Lot: 0346

 Official Badges 

Joint Chiefs Service

 Unofficial Badges 

Ranger Tab

 Military Association Memberships
Camp Pendleton Detachment
  2003, Force Recon Association (FRA), 313, Camp Pendleton Detachment (Member at Large) (Oceanside, California)

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Interred at United States Naval Academy.
Other Comments:
Rest in peace Colonel.
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 Ribbon Bar

Scuba Badge
Navy/Marine Parachutist
Rifle Expert 20th AwardPistol Expert 20th Award

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1957, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), 101
  1959, The Basic School (Quantico, VA), 1962
 Unit Assignments
US Naval Academy  Preparatory SchoolUS Naval AcademyTBS The Basic School (Faculty Staff)MARDET USS Independence (CVA-62)
2nd Marine Regiment/2nd Bn, 2nd Marine Regiment (2/2)2nd Force Recon Co3rd Marine Regiment/3rd Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (3/3)
  1958-1959, 0300, US Naval Academy Preparatory School
  1959-1962, 0100, US Naval Academy
  1962-1962, 0301, TBS The Basic School (Faculty Staff)
  1962-1964, 0302, MARDET USS Independence (CVA-62)
  1964-1964, 0302, 2nd Marine Regiment/2nd Bn, 2nd Marine Regiment (2/2)
  1965-1966, 0302, 2nd Force Recon Co
  1966-1968, 0302, 3rd Marine Regiment/3rd Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (3/3)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1963-1975 Vietnam War
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