Santos, Bernardo, Jr., Cpl

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 Service Details
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Current Service Status
USMC Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Current/Last Primary MOS
2531-Field Radio Operator
Current/Last MOSGroup
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 2531, 3rd Bn, 1st Marine Regiment (3/1)
Service Years
1967 - 1971



 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Chapter 730
  1971, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 730 (Chairman) (Henderson, Nevada)

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
Sun, fun and travel!

I retired at an early age. We travel, read, write and do real estate.
I do what I wish. We look for business opportunities online.
We read a lot, Internet, Housework, travel, gardening and whatever.
In 2017, I was declared 100% Unemployable, because of my PTSD.
I have a DD-215, which is an updated DD-214, because of the added medals
to my record.
Other Comments:
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1967, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), 20068
  1967, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), I/2006
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
3rd Bn, 1st Marine Regiment  (3/1)
  1968-1968, 2531, 3rd Bn, 1st Marine Regiment (3/1)
  1968-1968, 2531, 3rd Bn, 1st Marine Regiment (3/1)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)1
 Reflections on Service
Please describe who or what influenced your decision to join the Marine Corps.
Whether you were in the service for several years or as a career, please describe the direction or path you took. What was your reason for leaving?
If you participated in any military operations, including combat, humanitarian and peacekeeping operations, please describe those which made a lasting impact on you and, if life-changing, in what way?
Of all your duty stations or assignments, which one do you have fondest memories of and why? Which was your least favorite?
From your entire military service, describe any memories you still reflect back on to this day.
What professional achievements are you most proud of from your military career?
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or other memorabilia, which one is the most meaningful to you and why?
Which individual(s) from your time in the military stand out as having the most positive impact on you and why?
Can you recount a particular incident from your service, which may or may not have been funny at the time, but still makes you laugh?
What profession did you follow after your military service and what are you doing now? If you are currently serving, what is your present occupational specialty?
What military associations are you a member of, if any? What specific benefits do you derive from your memberships?
In what ways has serving in the military influenced the way you have approached your life and your career? What do you miss most about your time in the service?
Based on your own experiences, what advice would you give to those who have recently joined the Marine Corps?
In what ways has helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
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