Pierce, William, Capt

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary MOS
0302-Infantry Officer
Last MOSGroup
Infantry
Primary Unit
1991-1992, 0302, 3rd Marine Regiment/2nd Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (2/3)
Service Years
1985 - 1992
Foreign Languages
German
Spanish
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Marine Combat Water Survival Qualified (WSQ)
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Captain

 
 

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 Personal Details 

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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1961
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by LCpl Marc Gabel (Bandit77) to remember Marine Capt William Pierce.

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Contact Info
Home Town
Asheville, North Carolina
Last Address
Asheville, North Carolina
Tampa, Florida
Missoula, Montana

Date of Passing
Jan 11, 2016
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Green Belt


 Unofficial Badges 

US Marines Corps Honorable Discharge Cold War


 Military Association Memberships
-National Rifle Association (NRA)Wounded Warrior ProjectMarine Corps Together We Served
  2010, -National Rifle Association (NRA)
  2011, Wounded Warrior Project [Verified]
  2014, Marine Corps Together We Served [Verified]


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Retired
   
Other Comments:
"When you can't make them see the light, make them feel the heat."  Ronald Reagan
"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."  Albert Einstein
"In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends."  Martin Luther King Jr. 
"No man has a good enough memory to be a successful liar." Abraham Lincoln
"The Marine Corps is the Navy's police force and as long as I'm President, that is what it shall remain." Harry S. Truman
To: Miss Bixby 1864. "Dear Madam, I have been shown in the files of the War Department, a statement of the Adjutant-General of Massachusetts, that you are the mother of five sons who have died gloriously on the field of battle. I feel how weak and fruitless must be any words of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But, I cannot refrain from tendering to you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save. I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost and a solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom." Abraham Lincoln
"No greater friend, No worst enemy." USMC

 
   
 Countries Deployed To or Visited

 Tributes from Members  
Obituary posted by Short, Diane (TWS Chief Admin) 2755 
Marine Corps OCS posted by Bucy, Darrell (TWS Admin) 2
Video posted by 03 Gabel, Marc (Bandit77), LCpl 73
Capt.Mike Pierce posted by 03 Shaver, John, Jr. (Rebel 1-0), Sgt 2250
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 Ribbon Bar
Rifle Expert 6th AwardPistol Sharpshooter

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1984, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC), A/10085
 Unit Assignments
MCRD (Cadre) Parris Island, SCMarine Combat Training School (MCT), Camp GeigerOfficer Candidate School (Cadre)The Basic School
Infantry Officers Course3rd Bn, 9th Marine Regiment (3/9)2nd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (2/8)1st Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (1/4)/BLT 1/4
5th Marine Regiment/3rd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (3/5)3rd Marine Regiment/2nd Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (2/3)
  1984-1985, 0300, MCRD (Cadre) Parris Island, SC
  1985-1985, 0300, Marine Combat Training School (MCT), Camp Geiger
  1985-1986, 0301, Officer Candidate School (Cadre)
  1986-1986, 0301, The Basic School
  1986-1986, 0302, Infantry Officers Course
  1986-1987, 0302, 3rd Bn, 9th Marine Regiment (3/9)
  1987-1988, 0302, 2nd Bn, 8th Marine Regiment (2/8)
  1988-1989, 0302, 1st Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (1/4)/BLT 1/4
  1989-1991, 0302, 5th Marine Regiment/3rd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (3/5)
  1991-1992, 0302, 3rd Marine Regiment/2nd Bn, 3rd Marine Regiment (2/3)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1990-1991 Gulf War/Defense of Saudi Arabia
  1991-1991 Gulf War/Liberation and Defense of Kuwait
 Colleges Attended
Florida State University
  1980-1984, Florida State University
  1993-1997, Florida State University
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