Dixon, Eugene, GySgt

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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
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

Five Hash Marks


 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 (Vice Commander) (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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  1946, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), 232
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Boot Camp Photo Boot Camp - San Diego, CA (1946), 232
Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)

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Start Date 
Dec, 1946

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Last Updated:Oct 29, 2009
Personal Memories

Best Friends
Gene Loveall, Martin Commander

Best Moment


Worst Moment
1st Day at Boot Camp

TSgt T.W.Finley, SSgt J.H.Dunn, Sgt W.D.Doty

My Photos From This Recruit Training
Gene Dixon 1947
Platoon 232 Graduation

  11 Also There at This Training:
Name Co Ptn Start Date
Agar, Robert Allen, Cpl, (1947-1950) Jan, 1947
Atkins, Robert, Sgt, (1947-1951) Jan, 1947
Bethune, Donald Elbert, SSgt, (1948-1968) Jan, 1947
Guillen, Ambrosio, SSgt, (1947-1953) Jan, 1947
Hanes, Lucius Edwin, GySgt, (1946-1965) Jan, 1947
Larussa, Henry, GySgt, (1947-1967) 20 Jan, 1947
MARASCOLA SR., RICHARD, GySgt, (1947-1964) 10 Jan, 1947
Salinas, Alejandro Enrique, Cpl, (1947-1950) Jan, 1947
Smerkar, Nickolas, PFC, (1943-1951) Jan, 1947
Tuttleman, Irwin, Sgt, (1950-1954) 223 Nov, 1946
Weidenbach, Earl A, PFC, (1947-1950) Jan, 1947
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