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
1950-1951, 2511, 1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5), 5th Marine Regiment
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 (Traverse City, Michigan) [Verified]3
  2011, Korean War Veterans Association (KWVA), Chapter 38 (Traverse City, Michigan) [Verified]2


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 Ribbon Bar
Rifle MarksmanUSMC Basic Qualification BadgePistol Marksman

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1946, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), 2322
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
RTR, MCRD SDUSMC (United States Marine Corps)Marine Barracks Camp LeJeune NCMarine Corps Institute, Marine Barracks Washington DC, 8th & I
Marine Barracks1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5), 5th Marine RegimentUS NavyRecruiters School, MCRD Parris Island
Recruiting Units1st Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (1/3), 3rd Marine Regiment6th Marine RegimentRS Detroit MI
2nd Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (2/6)3rd Combat Engineer Bn
  1946-1947, 521, RTR, MCRD SD
  1947-1947, Field Telephone Course, Camp Delmar, CA
  1947-1949, 2513, Marine Barracks Camp LeJeune NC
  1949-1949, 8211, Marine Corps Institute, Marine Barracks Washington DC, 8th & I
  1949-1950, 2511, Marine Barracks McAlester, OK
  1950-1951, 2511, 1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5), 5th Marine Regiment
  1950-1951, 2511, Weapons Co, 1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)
  1951-1951, 2511, Naval Communications Center Washington DC
  1951-1952, 2513, Marine Barracks Quantico, VA
  1952-1952, 8411, Recruiters School, MCRD Parris Island
  1952-1953, 8411, RSS Stockton, CA
  1953-1954, 2519, 1st Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (1/3), 3rd Marine Regiment
  1954-1955, 2519, 6th Marine Regiment
  1955-1958, 8411, RSS Traverse City MI, RS Detroit MI
  1958-1959, 2591, Communications Chief Course
  1959-1962, 2591, 2nd Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (2/6)
  1962-1963, 2591, H&S Co, 3rd Combat Engineer Bn
  1963-1966, 2591, I&I Staff Rochester, NY 3rd Comm Co Force Troops
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1951 Korean War1
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)/Battle of the Pusan Permineter1
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite1
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Second Battle of Seoul
  1950-1950 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)/Battle of the Chosin Reservoir (Battle of Changjin)
  1950-1950 Korean War/CCF Intervention (1950-51)/Evacuation of Hungnam
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)/Pohang Guerrilla Hunt
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)/Operation Killer
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)/Operation Ripper
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