1stSgt Eugene Harless

1stSgt Eugene Harless

Dates of Service: Aug 1980 - Sep 2000
RETIRED
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Promotions

  • Pvt Aug 80
  • PFC Feb 81
  • LCpl Jun 81
  • Cpl Jan 82
  • Sgt Apr 83
  • SSgt Jul 88
  • GySgt Jan 94
  • 1stSgt Sep 98

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Bio 

Currently retired. disabled since 2011 after 11 years in Civilian workforce as a Housing Inspector for Pest Control Company (4 Years) and Journeyman Pipefitter in a shipyard. Was born Oct 18, 1962 in Fredricksburg, mostly raised in Caroline County, Jioned the Marines during Sr year of High School Feb23, 1980 ands reported to active duty Aug 1980. Retired from Service Company HQ Bn in June 2000 and was officially retired on 1 Sept 2000. Worked from Sept 2000 top March of 2004 as a licsenced Wood destroying Oranism inspector. In 2004 he starting working as a pipefitter at the General Dynamics Shipyards until march 2011

Military Experiences

Jan 2000 - Sep 2000
1st Sergeant
Served as Co 1st Sgt
Jul 1998 - Jan 2000
E Co
1st Sergeant
Served as Company 1st Sergeant for 4 Recruit training Cycles.
Jan 1995 - Jun 1998
Platoon Sergeant
Served as 81mm Platoon Sergeant for numerous exercises at Bridgeport, 29 Palms and Yuma, Az as well as two UDP Deployments To Okinawa were we deployed further to Camp Fuji, Japan
Jan 1993 - Jan 1995
L Co
Drill Instructor
Attended DI School and served as a DI with Lima Company 3rd Bn. Promoted to Gunnery Sgt in Jan 1994 and Assigned as Chief Instructor, Academic Instruction Unit and then as Chief Drill Instructor/NCOIC of Recruit Separations Platoon/Basic Marine Platoon.

Deployments

Started in Aug 1997
Japan
Japan
81 mm Mortar Platoon Sgt Weapons Co, 3rd Bn 4th Marines
Started in Aug 1995
Japan
Japan
81 mm Mortar Platoon Sgt Weapons Co, 3rd Bn 4th Marines
Started in May 1991
Persian/Arabian Gulf
FDC Operations Chief C Battery 1/11 Attached to BLT 1/9
Started in May 1989
Western Pacific
FDC Operations Chief C Battery 1/11 Attached to BLT 1/9

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Jun 1998 - Jul 1998

1st Sgts Course, Quantico, Va

May 1996 - Jul 1996

SNCO Advanced Course (SNCOADEP), El Toro, Ca

Jan 1988 - Feb 1988

SNCO Career Course (SNCOCDEP), Quantico, VA

Jan 1987 - Feb 1987

Marine Corps NCO School. Quantico VA

Individual & Special Skill Schools

Feb 1998

Range Coach/Markmanship Instructor, West Div Matches Camp Pendelton Ca

Sep 1992 - Dec 1992

Drill Instructor School, MCRD San Diego Ca

Feb 1992 - Mar 1992

Ground Operations Chief Course, Coronado, Ca

Jul 1988 - Oct 1988

Marine Artillery Operations Chief Course, Ft Sill, Oklahoma

Security Clearance
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