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06-22-02, 06:40 PM #1
What Units Were You With???
Below are listed my duty stations and units:
1961 Boot Camp, PI (Plt 253, 2ndBn, "The Twilight Zone")
1961 ITR, Camp Geiger, NC
1961-1962 MCS, MCRD, San Diego, Ca
1962-1963 Hdqt Bn, 1st MarDiv, Camp Pendleton, Ca
1963-1965 Hdqts & Hdqt Sqdn, MCAS, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii
1965-1966 SDT, MCB, Quantico, Va
1966-1968 I & I Staff, NMCRTC, Worester, Mass
1968 ElectMaintCo, Maint Bn, 3rd FSR, Okinawa
1968-1969 Hdqt Plt, MaintBn, FLSG-B/FLC, Dong Ha, RVN
1969-1971 Provisioning Div, MCSA, Phila, Pa
1971-1972 ElectMaintCo, MaintBn, 3rd FSR, Okinawa
1972-1977 Elect MaintPlt, HdqtCo, 8th CommBn, Camp Lejeune, NC
Last edited by thedrifter; 06-24-02 at 05:06 PM.IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY LATE HUSBAND, SSgt Roger A. Alfano, USMC
ONE PROUD MARINE
Once a Marine...Always a Marine
06-22-02, 06:45 PM #2
hmm lets see
1994- 2/2 FO
1995-1996 12th Marine Regt, L 3/12, E 2/11
1996- 31st MEU
1996-1997- Aviation Ground Support Element
1997- Perm personnal CAX
1998-Present MCLB, Albany Base Property Supply and MTU
06-22-02, 07:06 PM #3
I'm supposed to remember all that!
Dang. Got out. just a month or so after the first wife left, threw everything in the dumpster, and put the rest on my Harley, and hit the road fer a year. Memory'll have to do. Y'all heard it before, but here goes. Boot, Platoon 1083, last of July to October something 1976. Millington from October 76 to April 77. Mos school( Can't remember what it was called) April to dang'ed if I remember of 77.Sometime in July or early August, I think. HMT-301 from then to when I went to HMH-361 all @ Tustin. Did a few trips to boats and Pendleton and such. Nothing much. Did the K-Bay thing 79-80 with HMH-265. Then to HMT-301 til I got out in 83. Not a very distinguished career, but a Marine career nonetheless. (Yeah, yeah, yeah, I did the dead people thing..." I think I got John's leg over here" " No, I got it over here" " *******. Why didn't he have his dogtag in his bootlace like he was supposed to." " Let 'em sort it out back at the base, then. Put it over here with the other parts." Thinking to myself, I don't want to remember this. I don't want to remember this.)) Until a few weeks ago, I didn't. Part of the reason I've been such an ass here and there lately. Sorry, folks.
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06-23-02, 04:07 PM #4TopGunnyGuest Free Member
MCRDPISC; MARTD, NATTC, NASJAXFL; VMFA-333, MAG-31, 2D MAW, MCAS BEAUFORT; S.A.T.S. School, MCASCPNC; NBC School, MCASCPNC; VMA(AW)-533, MAG-12, 1st MAW, FPOSF; HMX-1, MCASQUANTICO; RSSALEM, OREGON; VMA(AW)-224, MAG-14, 2d MAW, MCASCPNC; A.U.T.E.C., NUSC, Andros Island, Bahamas; 121st AHC, USAAC, Ft. Rucker, Al; HHC, 501st AB(C), 1st AD, Katterbach AAF, Germany; NAVSECGRP (Europe).
Can't get any further...but, this is the extent of my 'tour'.
06-24-02, 10:38 AM #5LadyLeatherneckGuest Free Member
Let me see if I remember...
1stMaintBn, 1stFSSG Camp Pendleton, CA 92-95..
06-24-02, 12:19 PM #6
Ahhh, LL you forgot
To mention your last duty station....
JCP/FP's in Orange County....
06-24-02, 12:35 PM #7LadyLeatherneckGuest Free Member
FP = Flannel Pajamas
06-24-02, 02:15 PM #8
A/1/3, B/1/7, I/3/5. Greatlakes Naval Base, OCS Quantico
06-24-02, 03:02 PM #9
Recruit MCRD San Diego, Dec 31, 1966 ~
PFC Pendelton, ~ June 1967
Lance Corporal Vietnam, ~ June 1968
Corporal Pendelton, ~ Nov 1968
Sgt. MP @ Concord Naval Weapons Station, ~ Jan 15, 1970
06-24-02, 04:12 PM #10
I was one of:
-- 13 men sworn in at Houston at
-- 1300 on
-- 13 Aug 1963. We flew to Dallas and arrived at Dallas Love Field gate
-- 13. (This is the only one I can't substantiate, but we really did) We went to MCRD SD and were put in platoon
-- 260, which is 20 x 13. We finished ITR on
-- 13 Dec. I went on boot leave, returned to MCRD and started Basic Electronics School on
-- 13 Jan. I graduated from radar school on
-- 13 Oct.
Call me Lucky.
H&S Co, 2/7 Oct 64--Jun 65, RVN Jul 65--Jun 66
MCSC (Supply Center) Albany GA 8/66 to 8/67
06-24-02, 05:14 PM #11
Approaching 73 yers of age don't know if the old brain housing still contains that type of info, but will try. Here goes:
MCRD SDIEGO; MOS School MCAS El Toro; Hedron 1stMAW ElToro; USNH LongBeach;1stMAW;MCS Quantico; lstSgt/AdminCrs PI SC; LogChief, G-4 1stMAW ( K-3 Korea);MWSS-1 Itami Japan; Hq 1stProvMarBrig, Camp Fisher Japan; MB NAD Hawthorne NV; USNH Oakland; MB TI SFRAN; NCOinC, MarLiaison USNH Oakknoll; 3rdAmTracBn CampDelMar;DI School SDiego;3rdRTB SDIEGO; HqBn MCRD SDIEGO; I-I CoB 3rdEngBn Eugene OR; 2ndBn 4thMar (Vietnam 66-67); MWTC Bridgeport;HQ 1stMCD Garden City NY;Transferred to FMCR 3lJul70.
My career was far from traditional. A lot of posts and stations, base closings, redesignations, and etc. However, I was honored to meet and serve with a lot of great Marines and their families. I only hope that my service served in the best interests of the USMC and our great country. We all had jobs to do and each one was important and hoipefully brought out the best in us.
Really enjoy this retirement life! Still volunteer at the Military Retired Activities Office here in Eugene primarily issuing ID cards for all branches, dependents, 100% DAV and etc. In Oregon we have no large military bases so our service area is quite large. Some come over 100 miles to get ID cards renewed.
06-24-02, 05:47 PM #12
1965 MCRDSD Plt 234
1965 ITR, Camp Pendleton
1965 Staging Bn, Pendleton
1965 (Dec) Mike 3/4 Okinawa
1966 to Jan '67 Mike 3/4 RVN
1967 Alpha Co, 2dReconBn, Camp Lejeune
1968-69 Officer Selection Office, Austin, Texas
1970-71 3d Counterintelligence Team, RVN & Oki
1972-73 Area Auditor's Office, Pendleton
I was in the 1st CivDiv from 30May69 to 27Nov70, going to college at North Texas State. Couldn't handle all the anti-war crap, so I reenlisted and requested WestPac. Also did 3 miserable months with H&S 3/7 at Pendleton in early '72 until granted a lateral move to the Area Auditor's Office.
06-24-02, 05:49 PM #13
PI Plt 2121 oct 12, 1993- Dec 29, 1993.. MCT Camp Geiger, MCSSS Camp Johnson, 2d CEB 2dMarDiv, HQSVCBN 3D FSSG Camp Kinser, SEPS CampPen
06-25-02, 06:27 PM #14
WENT TO PARRIS ISLAND
OCT 1982 PLT,1000 ALPHA CO.
CAMP LEJEUNE, CBT ENGR SCHOOL ,83
BRAVO CO. 2ND CEB CLNC
H&S CO. CAMP HANSEN, OKI. 83-84
QUANTICO VA, 85
CAMP LEJEUNE, G-4 RANGE INSTRUCTOR UNTIL EAS.
IF ANY OF YOU MARINES KNOW A CHAPMAN WHO IS NOW A
SGTMJR NOW WE WERE STATIONED TOGETHER ON OKINAWA
HE WAS A PFC WHEN I MET HIM AND A DAMN GOOD MARINE.
06-25-02, 07:24 PM #15
From then till now....
Boot at P.I. Plt105, 1976
ITS; Camp Pendelton; Weapons Co. (81's)
3/4, 3rd MARDIV, H&S Co. Weapons Plt, 81's
Camp Hansen, Okinawa '76-'77
WESTPAC; USS Iwo Jima (LPH-3)
Subic Bay, Camp Fuji, yada, yada, yada,
3/6, 2nd MARDIV, Weapons Co, 81's
Camp LeJeune, NC '77-'79
MED-Cruise; USS Portland (LSD-37)
Naples, Naples, & Naples: Ship Commander had family
there or some S*~T like that
Guantanamo Bay, Oct-Nov '79 (unit recd. "Navy Merit.
Unit Commendation" ribbon)
And... Last but not least !!!!!
Defending the home fires and Family,
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