Where was the 1st Marine Division in Vietnam?

Where was the 1st Marine Division in Vietnam?

Chu Lai
March 1966 saw 1st Marine Division Headquarters established at Chu Lai. By June, the entire division was in South Vietnam. Its zone of operation included the southern two provinces of I Corps Quang Tin and Quang Ngai.

How do I find my Marine records?

A former Marine may request a copy of his/her records directly from the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) by writing:

  1. National Personnel Records Center. 1 Archives Drive.
  2. Director. Navy Personnel Command Pers-312D2.
  3. Headquarters US Marine Corps.
  4. Department of Veterans Affairs.

What Marine units were in Vietnam?

Pages in category “Military units and formations of the United States Marine Corps in the Vietnam War”

  • 1st Marine Regiment.
  • 1st Marine Division.
  • 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marines.
  • 3rd Marine Division.
  • 5th Marine Regiment.
  • 5th Marine Division (United States)
  • 7th Marine Regiment.
  • 9th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (United States)

Is the First Marine Division active?

It is the oldest and largest active duty division in the United States Marine Corps, representing a combat-ready force of more than 19,000 men and women. It is one of three active duty divisions in the Marine Corps today and is a multi-role, expeditionary ground combat force….

1st Marine Division
March “Waltzing Matilda”

What is the 1st Medical Battalion in the Marines?

1st Medical Battalion is a unit of the United States Marine Corps operated by the United States Navy that provides expeditionary Health Service Support to Marine Corps forces forward deployed to operations or humanitarian missions. The unit is based out of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton and falls under the command of 1st Marine Logistics Group.

Who is the command master chief of 1st Medical Battalion?

Briski is the commanding officer and Santiago is the command master chief of 1st Medical Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group. The battalion provides health service support to the operating units of I Marine Expeditionary Force to reach full mission accomplishment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Laura Gauna/released)

What was the 3rd med battalion number in 1968?

C 3rd Med Battalion 8404 1968-1969 [email protected] Delaney richard a hq 3rd marines, h&s co 1/3, h&s co 3/9

What happened to the 3rd Battalion 1st Marines?

3rd Battalion, 1st Marines was activated on 1 March 1941 at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and assigned to the 1st Marine Division. In April of that year, they were relocated to Marine Barracks, Parris Island, South Carolina; the unit was subsequently deactivated in October of that year.