Ogilvie, James, GySgt

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 Service Details
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Current Service Status
USMC Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Gunnery Sergeant
Current/Last Primary MOS
0369-Infantry Unit Leader
Current/Last MOSGroup
Previously Held MOS
5574-Musician, Soprano or Mellophone Bugle
Primary Unit
1980-1983, 0369, Marine Barracks Norfolk Naval Base (NOB), VA
Service Years
1961 - 1983
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Order of the Ditch
Golden Shellback Certificate
Meritorious Mast
Panama Canal Certificate
Shellback Certificate
Marine Combat Water Survival Qualified (WSQ)

Gunnery Sergeant

Five Hash Marks


 Official Badges 

French Fourragere USMC Retired Pin (20 Years)

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal Shellback Golden Shellback US Marine Corps Honorable Discharge (Original)

 Military Association Memberships
Post 76, Sam Houston PostFleet Reserve Association (FRA)American LegionMarine Corps Association and Foundation (MCA&F)
Scottish-American Military SocietyMilitary Order of the Devil Dog2nd Marine Division Association1st Marine Division Association
Alamo; Detachment 315Marines' Memorial Association & FoundationPup Tent 70
  1966, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 76, Sam Houston Post (San Antonio, Texas) [Verified]1
  1971, Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) [Verified]
  1972, Fleet Reserve Association (FRA), Branch 91 (Member at Large) (Jacksonville, Florida)
  1979, American Legion [Verified]
  1983, Marine Corps Association and Foundation (MCA&F) [Verified]
  1984, Scottish-American Military Society
  1987, Military Order of the Devil Dog [Verified]
  1992, 2nd Marine Division Association [Verified]
  1996, 1st Marine Division Association [Verified]
  2003, Marine Corps League, Alamo; Detachment 315 (Immediate Past Golden Rodent) (San Antonio, Texas) [Verified]
  2005, Marines' Memorial Association & Foundation [Verified]1
  2012, Military Order of the Cootie, Pup Tent 70 (Sergeant At Arms) (Universal City, Texas)

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Serve as Armed Security Officer for 12th Security Sqd, Randolph AFB, TX RETIRED FOR GOOD 10-01-07
Other Comments:
Will enjoy kayaking / Gym workout with the ladies ( with my wife there too :-) and volunteering wirh a great bunch of guys at VFW POST 76 (Oldest Post in Texas), Honor Guard - we give our fellow veterans in and around San Antonio, TX proper volleys and taps at there funerals.
2017, my wife passed in 2012, and now have a fiancee (Jan) for the past couple years, both enjoying life here in Texas.  She is from England and I a Scott - but we both get along :-)
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 Ribbon Bar
Combat Air Crew w/3 Stars
Rifle Expert 16th AwardPistol Expert 12th Award

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1961, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), M/329 (Instructor)
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
2nd Marine DivisionMarine Barracks Atsugi, Japan2nd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (2/5)1st Bn, 26th Marine Regiment (1/26)
8th Marine RegimentMAG-391st Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (1/8)2nd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (2/8)
MCB Camp Lejeune, NC1st Marine BrigadeMarine Barracks
  1961-1963, 5574, 2nd Marine Division
  1963-1965, 0311, Marine Barracks Atsugi, Japan
  1965-1966, 0311, 2nd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (2/5)
  1966-1967, 0311, A Co, 1st Bn, 26th Marine Regiment (1/26)
  1967-1969, 0311, HQ Co, 8th Marine Regiment
  1969-1971, 0311, MAG-39
  1972-1974, 0369, 1st Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (1/8)
  1974-1975, 0369, 2nd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (2/8)
  1976-1978, 0369, H&S Bn, MCB Camp Lejeune, NC
  1978-1980, 0369, 1st Marine Brigade
  1980-1983, 0369, Marine Barracks Norfolk Naval Base (NOB), VA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)/Operation Colorado / Lien Ket 52
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1969-1969 An Hoa Combat Base (Arizona Territory)
 Colleges Attended
Tidewater Community College, Virginia Beach, VA
  1983-1987, Others/Not Listed
  1984-1988, Tidewater Community College, Virginia Beach, VA
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