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03-12-03, 08:23 PM #46
Plt 1039, Parris Island 1981
A Btry 1st Battalion, 10 th Marines
C Btry 1st Battalion 10 th Marines
USS Austin ( Ships Platoon)
C Btry 1st Battalion 8th Marines, 24th MAU
Marine Corps Reserve Miami, Fla Tow Co.
03-12-03, 10:03 PM #47
First Battalion Platoon 145 MCRD Hollywood type one each, 9 July to 18 Sept. Sent to Port Hueneme Construction Electriction School, (SeaBees) graduated,sent to 29 Palms Maint.Bn. (Building 2000) two years, transferred to M.P.s for a year, liked having a hotel room in Palm Springs, keeping the streets safe for Bob Hope, was slated for D.I. School, opted out for Viet Nam, in 1965, 3/3 Maint. Co. Eng.Bn. instructed in the art of Demolition at 7th Eng. Demo School, what a blast, enjoyed that work till my enlistment was up, (I recieved the 120 day exten. ) got back CONUS in Oct. 66, of course on this site you dont want to hear about joining the Army Special Forces, so wont go there, but was great fun jumping out of perfectly good airplanes,guess I wouldnt make a good winger doing that, rite Bones.
03-12-03, 10:11 PM #48
MCRD PI, March '76
Plt 105: SDI SSgt. McKay
Camp Hansen, 3/4: 76-77
H&S Co, 81's: 0341
LeJeune, 3/6: 77-79
H&S Co, 81's
Organization changed to Weapons Co. 81's Plt
03-12-03, 10:42 PM #49
Here we go
don't laugh okay!!
83 bootcamp Ft. Dix N.J
84 ammo tech school Redstone Arsenal Alabama
84-85 boot camp (again) SanDiego Cal. Plt. 1125
85 ITS (0311 ) Camp Pendleton Ca.
85-86 Marine Bks Subic Bay P.I. Bco 1st plt. starboard
86-87part in G 2/5 some in STA2/5 Margarita
87-89 Cco. 1st recon bn
89-90 Gco 3/23 USMCR Memphis Tn.
90-91 Gco. 3/23 USMC Desert Storm Task force Red Stick/Tiger Brigade
91-92 6th Recruiting District RSS Jonesboro AR.
92-present Always Faithful 1st Civ. Div.
03-13-03, 03:51 PM #50
1982 Boot Camp. Parris Island
1982 NAS Memphis
1983 MCB Pendelton
1983-1988 MCAS El Toro
1989 NAS Mempis
1989-1992 MCAS Cherry Point (One UDP to MCAS Iwakuni, Ore Trip to the Scud Bowl in 1991)
1992-1994 NAS Glenview
1994-1997 MCAS El Tore (Two back to back UDP's in 96 & 97)
1997-1999 Steward ANGB Newburgh, New York.
03-13-03, 04:10 PM #51
R. W. "Dick" Gaines GySgt USMC (Ret.) 1952-72
May-Aug 1952--Plt #437, PISC
Sept--Dec 1952--MB, Oceanside, CJHP, Calif
Jan53-Jun53--3dMarines, tent Camp #3, CJHP
Jul53-Jul54--3dMarines RCT, Kaneohe, TH,Camp Fuji,Japan
Aug54-Sept54--HqBn,3dMarDiv,Camp Gifu, Japan
Oct54-Dec54--Navy #850, Yokohama,Japan
Jun55-Mar56--USMCR-2d!55HowBn, Prov, RI
Mar56- Reenl USMC-Aug56--ITR, Camp Geiger
Sept56--HqBn,3dMarDiv, Camp Hague, Okinawa
July57, White Beach, Oki
03-13-03, 04:48 PM #52
HQ Btry, 3/11, 83-85
HQ Co. HQ Bn. G-2, 3rd MarDiv 85-86
Wpns Plt. Fox 2/23 USMCR Jan-Dec, 1987
03-13-03, 08:34 PM #53
MCRD S.D. 1987
SOI had just changed from ITR/ITS 88
MCSF Panama 88-89
Kilo 3/8 2/8 89-91
03-13-03, 09:10 PM #54
Bootcamp, ITR, BITS, Recon School July 69 to Feb 70
RVN-I/35 An Hoa Feb to May 70,
Alpha Deuce 1st Recon May 70 to Feb 71 Camp Reasoner, Da Nang
MCAS Yuma, Az. March 71 to July 73 when discharged.
04-25-03, 04:25 PM #55
Bumping up for all our New Members.............
IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY LATE HUSBAND, SSgt Roger A. Alfano, USMC
ONE PROUD MARINE
Once a Marine...Always a Marine
04-25-03, 07:04 PM #56
camp geiger 88
1/3 bravo co. 89
3/3 kilo co. 89-92
04-25-03, 07:57 PM #57
1980 - Army Basic - Ft. Knox, KY (USARNG) E-1
1981 - Army Combat Engineer School 12C - Ft. Leonarad Wood, MO (USARNG) E-2/3
1982 - USMC Boot Camp, Plt 2026 San Diego, CA - PVT
1982 - 1371 - Combat Engineer School, Camp Lejeune, NC - PFC
1982 - 1985 - 3rd Combat Engineer Battalion, 3rd MarDiv, Camp Hansen, Okianwa - LCPL/Merit CPL
1985 - 1986 - 'A' Co. Det 'A' 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st FSSG 29 Palms, CA - Merit Sgt
1986 - 1992 - 3rd Combat Engineer Battalion, 3rd MarDiv, Camp Hansen, Okianwa - SSgt
1992 - 1995 - PCS Harrison AR and RSS Lebanon MO - Recruiting Duty
1995 - 1997 - 8th Engineer Support Bn 2nd FSSG, Camp Lejeune, NC - GySgt
1997 - 2000 - MCB S. D. Butler, Camp Kinser and Camp Foster. - MSgt
2000 - 2003 - 7th Engineer Support Bn, Camp Pendleton CA
2003 - Retirement!
04-25-03, 08:12 PM #58
Good trout fishing at Bennet Springs there in Lebanon, Mo!
If the Corps had sent me to duty like that I would have thought that I died and went to heaven! ---lol
04-25-03, 08:44 PM #59
I live 12 miles from Bennet Springs, getting the line out this weekend! All part of the old retirement plan...
04-25-03, 09:05 PM #60
I had a piece of land one minute from the entrance to the park.
My kids grew up on week-ends at the stream.
Sold the land years ago and the kids have grown up of course.
It still draws me. Was there last may.
Good retirement plan!
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