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, 1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)/B Co
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)

  1965, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), B/111
Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)



Start Date 
Jan, 1965

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Last Updated:Jul 6, 2009
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 !!!!

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  376 Also There at This Training:
Name Co Ptn Start Date
Hemstreet, John, Cpl, (1965-1968) B 111 Jan, 1965
Burns, Kenneth, Sgt, (1965-1971) 111 Jan, 1965
Jones, Clarence Edward, LCpl, (1965-1966) 111 Jan, 1965
Case, Don, Sgt, (1965-1969) B 112 Jan, 1965
Jackson, Joe, MSgt, (1965-1979) B 112 Jan, 1965
Kelly, Everett, Sgt, (1965-1971) B 110 Jan, 1965
Welsh, Mike, Sgt, (1965-1969) B 110 Jan, 1965
Bernhardt III, Webster, Sgt, (1965-1968) B 312 Feb, 1965
Condon, Darrell, SSgt, (1965-1971) B 109 Feb, 1965
Heath, Samuel, MSgt, (1965-1988) B 109 Feb, 1965
Holt, Billy Joe, LCpl, (1965-1966) B Feb, 1965
Pilcher, William George, Pvt, (1964-1967) B 109 Feb, 1965
Thrasher, Randy, SSgt, (1965-1978) B 312 Feb, 1965
Tornes, Gary, Cpl, (1965-1967) B 312 Feb, 1965
WALTERS, DOUGLAS, Sgt, (1964-1968) B 2009 Dec, 1964
CORDERO, RUDOLPH, Sgt, (1965-1968) B 121 Mar, 1965
Thompson, Tom, SSgt, (1965-1974) B 121 Mar, 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, Bill, Cpl, (1964-1970) B 194 Oct, 1964
Allen, Merlin Raye, LCpl, (1965-1967) Jan, 1965
Allison, Ricky(Rick), Cpl, (1965-1968) B 125 Apr, 1965
Almaraz, Ronald Paul, Pvt, (1964-1966) Jan, 1965
Amick, Steve, Cpl, (1965-1967) 2005 Jan, 1965
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