Cpl Bernard Bates

Cpl Bernard Bates

Dates of Service: Apr 1959 - May 1966
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4 yrs. marine corp. 3yrs Army Retired Millwright 35yrs with General Motors.

Military Experiences

Nov 1959 - Jul 1961
Ammunition Technician
Started out as a Tank Crewman. had to go to ammo school then became an ammo Tech.


(1 year, 10 months)
Jul 1961 - Apr 1963
Sukiran Okinawa
I joined the Army in 1963. 2yrs at Ft. Knox in the 54 ord. co. (ammo) . 1965 The Army formed the 205th Ord Plt. (ammo) to send to Vietnam. They had no ammo companys their. We supported !st air cav. at AnKhe then Pleiku and Quihnon.

Military Credentials

Individual & Special Skill Schools

NCO. Academy CBRschool