Pearson, Al, MGySgt

Military Police
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 Service Details
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Current Service Status
USMC Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Master Gunnery Sergeant
Current/Last Primary MOS
5811-Military Policeman
Current/Last MOSGroup
Military Police
Previously Held MOS
0331-Machine Gunner
0341-Mortar Man
8511-Drill Instructor
0369-Infantry Unit Leader
5813-Accident Investigator
Primary Unit
1983-1986, 5811, MCB Camp Butler, Okinawa/H&S Bn
Service Years
1956 - 1986
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Shellback Certificate
Suez Canal Certificate
Cold War Certificate
Great Lakes Certificate

Master Gunnery Sergeant

Seven Hash Marks


 Official Badges 

Military Police

 Unofficial Badges 

Drill Instructor

 Military Association Memberships
Fleet Reserve Association (FRA)Detachment 816Post 9723, OkinawaChapter 10
Post 79USMC East Coast Drill Instructors AssociationMarine Corps Association and Foundation (MCA&F)
  1970, Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) [Verified]
  1979, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
  1987, Marine Corps League, Detachment 816 (Life Member) (Okinawa, Japan) [Verified]
  1991, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 9723, Okinawa (Life Member) (FPO, AP) [Verified]
  2009, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 10 (Member At Large) (El Paso, Texas) [Verified]
  2010, American Legion, Post 79 (Paid Up For Life) (New Port Richey, Florida) [Verified]
  2011, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 165 (Red Eyed Gnawer) (El Paso, Texas) [Verified]
  2012, USMC East Coast Drill Instructors Association [Verified]
  2012, Marine Corps Association and Foundation (MCA&F) [Verified]

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
I am fully retired. I volunteer with visiting sick and confined hospital comrades. Assist widows and orphans of our departed comrades.

I was a 0311 during ITR. Afterwards I served as a 0331 Machine Gunner. In 1963 I was assigned to H&S Co 2/8, CLNC and become a 0341 81 Mortarman. I was assigned as a MP 5811/5813 from Jan71 to  my 30 years were completed on 01 July 1986.
Other Comments:
I served my 1st 15 yrs as Infantry and my last 15 as Military Police Provost Sgt/Accident Investigator.

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  1987, Marine Corps League, Detachment 816 (Life Member) (Okinawa, Japan)
Life Member

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HQ Address
Jim May Memorial Detachment
MCL PSC 557 Box 1594, FPO AP
JA 96379
Association Type
Military National

Contact Phone Number
(703) 207-9588

Contact Email
Year Established

Borka, Robert, Cpl, (1989-1994)
HQ Address
National Headquarters
3619 Jefferson Davis Highway
Suite 115
Stafford,VA 22554

Last Updated: Nov 6, 2013

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My Photos From This Association
No Available Photos

  24 Also There at This Association:
  • Archuleta, Gilbert, GySgt, (1955-1975)
  • Armstrong, Kenneth, Sgt, (2003-2007)
  • Borowiec Jr., Frank, LCpl, (1971-1973)
  • Bruno, Jorge, SSgt, (1999-2007)
  • Carter, Jonivan, PFC, (2007-2008)
  • Charles, Byron, PFC, (2008-2008)
  • EASTMAN-JOHNSON, ZACH, LCpl, (2006-2008)
  • Escarcega, David, Cpl, (2002-2006)
  • Foster, Stan, CWO3, (1981-2008)
  • Harrison, Andrew, Cpl, (1998-2002)
  • Holland, Gregory, PFC, (2007-2008)
  • Loman, William, 1stSgt, (1965-1996)
  • Martini, Joshua, Cpl, (2004-2008)
  • Moore, William, Cpl, (2005-2008)
  • Ogiste, Sean, Cpl, (2003-2012)
  • Ponder, Robert, PFC, (2007-2008)
  • Rivera, Michael, SSgt, (1996-2008)
  • Ruiz, Jazmen, Cpl, (2007-Present)
  • Shaw, James, Sgt, (2004-Present)
  • Sullivan, John, Cpl, (2004-2012)
  • Swanson, Robert, Cpl, (1993-2004)
  • Vasquez, Daniel, SSgt, (1992-2012)
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