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Calling ALL Marines - Past and Present

Discussion in 'Military' started by Agent475, Sep 17, 2008.

  1. Agent475

    Agent475 [OP] "Mark It Zero"

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    Chime in! Tell us about your service!

    I'll start...

    Service Dates: 1998-2002
    Rank: Sergeant
    MOS: 0261
    Deployments:
    -26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (SOC) - USS Saipan.
    -Deployed to Bagdad, Iraq as a civilian in 2005.


    SEMPER FI Marines!
     
  2. PatHLC128

    PatHLC128 College.

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    Service dates: Feb 2003 - Feb 2008
    Rank: Sergeant
    MOS: 6153 (CH-53E Helicopter Airframes/Hydraulics Mech)
    Deployments: Operation Iraqi Freedom (Mar 05 - Oct 05) Al Anbar province
    Operation Enduring Freedom (Apr 07 Sep 07) Djibouti, Africa

    im also currently talking with recruiters about going back in...to infantry...
     
  3. montgomery_30824

    montgomery_30824 Well-Known Member

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    Service dates: Aug 1999 to Aug 2004
    Rank: Coporal
    MOS: 6323 (CH-53E Helicopter Avionics Tech)
    Deployments: Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, HMH-464 USS Kearsarge and USS Bataan, Operation Rapid Cheetah (kosovo 8/1/01 - 9/13/01)24th MEU SOC USS Kearsarge, HMH-461 mother squadron, CAX, WTI, Various airshows.

    TIP OF THE SPEAR!!!!!
    Semper Fi, do or die, KILL KILL KILL!!!!!!!
    what makes the grass grow?
    BLOOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    OHRAH!
     
  4. Agent475

    Agent475 [OP] "Mark It Zero"

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    I know the topo guy that was on your float... Semper Fi!!
     
  5. montgomery_30824

    montgomery_30824 Well-Known Member

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  6. Agent475

    Agent475 [OP] "Mark It Zero"

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    Yep - "Topo" as in "Topographic"... The guy who made all the maps and terrain models for the SEALs, Recon, TRAP and BLT, etc teams.... breifed the Area of Ops, etc.

    That's what I used to do and I happed to know the dude that did that on the Kearsarge during the Kosovo campaign.

    Being a 53-Avionic Tech, you may not have interacted much with the 2 man Topo team... but I thought I'd tell ya anyway. :)
     
  7. AFButters

    AFButters Rigger, Please

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    It's good to see my idea is spreading.. its too bad there isnt any marines at my current post.. I got to work with some cool Marines when i was in Balad!!
     
  8. Agent475

    Agent475 [OP] "Mark It Zero"

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    Yep - got the idea from you!
     
  9. HerNameIsLucy

    HerNameIsLucy I miss Lucy. :-(

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    She's gone but not forgotten.
    While in the Air Force I went to our dorm dayroom. There were 4 marines sleeping on the floor. My dorm chief wanted to call the SPs on them and have them thrown off base. I talked him out of it, he left. One of the Marines rolled over and said "thanks man, come with me". We went out in the parking lot, where there was a pickup truck, the bed was full of ice and cans of beer.

    Got hammered with the Marines that night. Bunch of awesome guys. They made me a "Honorary Marine" and told me I was a brother and if I ever needed, they'd be there.

    One of the highest points and best memories of my USAF time.
     
  10. montgomery_30824

    montgomery_30824 Well-Known Member

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    oh ok. yeah not much interacting with him on the flight deck
     
  11. PatHLC128

    PatHLC128 College.

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    I was in 464 for 5 years, but i didnt get there until Dec 2003.
     
  12. montgomery_30824

    montgomery_30824 Well-Known Member

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    thats cool.
     
  13. jolayiv

    jolayiv Carolina Alliance

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    Service Dates: 2002-Current
    Rank: Sergeant (SSgt select)
    MOS: 6332 Aircraft Electrical Systems Technician, AV-8B
    Deployments: OIF 06-08

    I'm heading out to be a Recuiter in April 09.
     
  14. beastlytaco

    beastlytaco This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    just want to say thank you for serving our country. i can never tell a soldier enough times how glad i am to be living in a country free from oppression. So thank you again. Semper FI
     
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    JJ Customs Well-Known Member

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    Not enough to mention on this one. Give me time!
    Hello POG's!
    Rank: Sgt
    MOS: 0311
    2002 - Present

    2003 31st MEU (Team Leader)
    2004 Cobra Gold (Team Leader)
    2004 - 2005 Afghanistan (Squad Leader)
    2006 - Iraq (Squad Leader)
    Late 06 - 07 Coyote (Live fire controller for ranges)
    Late 07 - Until I EAS Adviser Training Group Instructor
     
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    das56170 Well-Known Member

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    Service Dates: 1998-present

    Rank: SSgt

    MOS: 0311 infantry rifleman (0369)/8513(now 0913) Marine Combat Instructor

    Deployments: 2 deployments with A Co 1st BN 3rd MAR

    Currently: MECEP program
     
  17. TengoTaco

    TengoTaco Wish i was wheelin

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    Stay out Chair Force!!!! Jk,
     
  18. Agent475

    Agent475 [OP] "Mark It Zero"

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    Haha! POGs!!! Haven't heard that in a while... LOL Thanks for the Thursday AM laugh!
     
  19. Don G

    Don G Old Goat

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    Semper Fi:)
     
  20. Agent475

    Agent475 [OP] "Mark It Zero"

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    Sir - Semper Fi... Were you in Korea?

    And by the way, the USMC Museum in Quantico, VA is AWESOME... Everyone here should check it out if you haven't already...
     
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