Dixon, Eugene, GySgt

Communications
 
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 Service Details
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Current Service Status
USMC Retired
Current/Last Rank
Gunnery Sergeant
Current/Last Primary MOS
2591-Operational Communication Chief
Current/Last MOSGroup
Communications
Previously Held MOS
521-Basic Marine, Enlisted
2513-Construction Wireman
8211-Correspondence School Instructor
2511-Field Wireman
8411-RSS Recruiter
2519-Wire Chief
Primary Unit
1963-1966, 2591, I&I Staff Rochester, NY 3rd Comm Co Force Troops
Service Years
1946 - 1966
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Gunnery Sergeant

 
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 Official Badges 

USMC Retired Pin


 Unofficial Badges 


 Military Association Memberships
Marine Corps Association and Foundation (MCA&F)1st Marine Division AssociationTHE CHOSIN FEWYagle Brothers; Detachment 165
Chapter 38
  1967, Marine Corps Association and Foundation (MCA&F) [Verified]
  2001, 1st Marine Division Association [Verified]
  2002, THE CHOSIN FEW [Verified]
  2010, Marine Corps League, Yagle Brothers; Detachment 165 (Life Member) (Traverse City, Michigan) [Verified]3
  2011, Korean War Veterans Association (KWVA), Chapter 38 (Traverse City, Michigan) [Verified]2


 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
After serving in the Marines for 20 years, worked for the Grand Traverse County Road Commission as Clerk of the Board for 20 years, retiring in 1988. I have created and maintain several web pages on the internet. Started out in 1999 trying to grasp the art of web page design and creation. Also, created and maintain the websites for Yagle Brothers Detachment 165 Traverse City, Michigan Marine Corps League at   http://www.yaglebros165.org/index.html  and  North West Michigan Chapter 38 Korean War Veterans at:  http://www.cid38.kwva.org/  I invite you check these sites out.
   
Other Comments:
Enjoying retirement with my wife, Verna and living in beautiful northern Michigan. We are both active members of the Traverse City Church of the Nazarene. We have 5 grown children, 8 Grand Children, 1 ggrandchild with 1 to arrive spring 2010.
   
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  2002, THE CHOSIN FEW
   
Title
Not Specified

Join Year
2002
   
Crest
THE CHOSIN FEW
Association Type
Era/Geographic Specific

Website
http://www1.va.gov/VSO/index.cfm?template=viewreport&Org_ID=222
Contact Phone Number
(215) 822-9093

Contact Email
chosinffewhq@aol.com
Year Established
Not Specified

Owner
Not Specified
HQ Address
238 Cornwall Circle
Chalfont, PA 18914-2318

Last Updated: Apr 7, 2010
   
Comments

During the Chosin Reservoir I was with Weapons Company 1stBn5thMar. Not only was the enemy the Chinese but the cold weather added to our difficulties. This operation has to be considered as one of the most difficult that the Marines faced.

   
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  201 Also There at This Association:
  • Barker, Milton, Cpl, (1943-1951)
  • Capece, Anthony, MSgt, (1949-1970)
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