Memorial Names

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GEORGE MORRIS CHAMBERS

MSgt.

USMC

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MASTER SGT. E-8 USMC, 1954 JOINED THE MARINE CORPS AT AGE 18, BOOT CAMP AT SAN DIEGO, CA 1955 STATIONED AT MT. FUJI, JAPAN 1958 STATIONED AT KANEOE BAY HAWAII 1ST. AMTRACKS 1961 STATIONED AT CAMP PENDLETON, CA. AMTRACKS AND TANKS 1965 STATIONED AT DRILL INSTRUCTOR SCHOOL AT MCRD SAN DIEGO,CA. SERVED AS DRILL INSTRUCTOR UNTIL SENT TO VIETNAM IN 1967 1968 SERVED ON I&I DUTY IN ROME, GEORGIA UNTIL SENT TO OKINAWA JAPAN 1971 SERVED AT MARINE CORP SUPPLY CENTER IN ALBANY, GEORGIA 1973 COMPLETED 20 YEARS, RETIRED FROM USMC AS THE OLD SAYING GOES "ONCE A MARINE,ALWAYS A MARINE ".

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KIA

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Medals

NATIONAL DEFENSE SERVICE MEDAL GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL W/5 STARS NAVY COMMENDATION MEDAL W/ COMBAT V NAVY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD VIETNAM CROSS OF GALLANTRY MEDAL W/STAR VIETNAM SERVICE MEDAL 4/4STARS MERITORIOUS UNIT COMMENDATION MEDAL RVN GALLANTRY CROSS PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATION VIETNAM CAMPAIGN MEDAL COMBAT ACTION RIBBON

Theatre of Operation

vietnam