Shepherd, James, Cpl

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Current Service Status
USMC Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Current/Last Primary MOS
Current/Last MOSGroup
Previously Held MOS
0369-Infantry Unit Leader
Primary Unit
1965-1965, 0311, B Co, 1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)
Service Years
1965 - 1969


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French Fourragere

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What are you doing now:
Being the best ME that I can possibly be! Workshop / Seminar Leader/ Conference Leader; Church Discipleship Training for Men
Other Comments:
Having the courage to succeed and the will to prepare to win! (from Basketball coach - Mr. Bobby Knight)
 Countries Deployed To or Visited

  1965, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), 111
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Boot Camp Photo Boot Camp - San Diego, CA (1965), 111
Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)

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Start Date 
Jan, 1965

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Last Updated:Jun 3, 2020
Personal Memories

Best Friends
Mike Welsh

Best Moment
Memorizing all 12 General Orders on 1st Day as Sgt Smith asked me on 1st night what was my 12th General order and I nailed it!!!


Worst Moment
Every morning at 4:50am wondering how we would be awakened from our slumber today

SSgt Bradford Sgt Smith Cpl Hannafin


Other Memories
Realizing that I had the mental toughness to be a Marine! I CAN DO THIS !!!!

My Photos From This Recruit Training
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  366 Also There at This Training:
Name Co Ptn Start Date
Burns, Kenneth, Sgt, (1965-1971) 111 Jan, 1965
Christensen, Peter, Sgt, (1965-1969) 111 Jan, 1965
Hemstreet, John, Cpl, (1965-1968) B 111 Jan, 1965
Jones, Clarence Edward, LCpl, (1965-1966) 111 Jan, 1965
Aasen, David Kim, LCpl, (1966-1967) Jan, 1965
Adams, Russell, Pvt, (1965-1966) C 303 Jan, 1965
Ahinzow, Tony, Sgt, (1965-1967) Jan, 1965
Allen, Merlin Raye, LCpl, (1965-1967) Jan, 1965
Almaraz, Ronald Paul, Pvt, (1964-1966) Jan, 1965
Amick, Steve, Cpl, (1965-1967) 2005 Jan, 1965
Armstrong, Billy Carl, Sgt, (1964-1968) Jan, 1965
Armstrong, Richard, PFC, (1965-1968) 211 Jan, 1965
Armstrong, Richard, PFC, (1965-1968) Jan, 1965
Arnold, William Henry, Cpl, (1966-1967) Jan, 1965
Aspoy, Kjell, Sgt, (1965-1969) Jan, 1965
Aspoy, Kjell, Sgt, (1965-1969) 3d Jan, 1965
Auguillard, Claude, SSgt, (1965-1974) Jan, 1965
Bachara, Gary, Sgt, (1965-1968) 224 Jan, 1965
Backeberg, Bruce Burton, PFC, (1964-1966) Jan, 1965
Bailey, William, Capt, (1965-1971) Jan, 1965
Baker, Steven Dewitt, Cpl, (1965-1968) Jan, 1965
Balfour, William Jay, Cpl, (1965-1967) Jan, 1965
Barrett, Stanley Foster, LCpl, (1965-1967) Jan, 1965
Beatty, Dewey Lloyd, Cpl, (1965-1967) Jan, 1965
Beck, Howard, SSgt, (1965-1971) 364 Jan, 1965
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