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USMC 19Sep60 19Sep64 Plt 190 MCRD Dago 1stITR Camp San Onofre, CamPen Jan Feb 60, ComElecSchBn, Mar/Apr/May 61, Base Comm MarCorB CamLej 4Jun61 - Mar63, 2d Service Bn, 2d MarDiv (called Shoreparty) split to form actual 2d Shore Party Bn as seperate entity about Sep64. Both 2d Svc & 2d ShPty wore a red felt patch at the knee level on outside of utility uniform only. Never got to Japan, Okinawa, Vieques, or Gtmo. Just did lots of field excercises and a little aboard ship, making landings on Onslo Bay beaches, sleeping in shelter-halves amidst the mosquito swarms. Base Comm MarCorBase worked in bldg 1, and in the barracks across from the W.M. barracks/Central Area Service Club/Camp Library and next east of the mess hall, bks bldg 53. Comm Section 2d ShPty bks bldg 406. Been building houses in Bloomington, In. up to present, 2006.

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