GySgt Bryan A. McGown  "Gunny"

GySgt Bryan A. McGown "Gunny"

Dates of Service: Aug 1981 - Aug 2001
RETIRED
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Promotions

  • Pvt
  • PFC Aug 81
  • LCpl Apr 82
  • Cpl Mar 83
  • Sgt Feb 85
  • SSgt Mar 90
  • GySgt Oct 95

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Bio 

CEO, GunnyRet Consulting, LLC. www.gunnyret.com @GunnyRet Serving the Global Needs of Veterans and their Spouses through FREE Job Coaching and Placement Services. No fees to the Veterans or Spouses I serve. - Past organizer for Cleveland, Ohio Hiring Our Heroes events. Serves on founding board of NEOVETS.org, and on CAVA4Vets.org. Connect here and on www.LinkedIn.com/in/bryanamcgown www.linkedin.com/in/bryanamcgown/

Military Experiences

Apr 1997 - Aug 2001
Personnel Chief
Additional Duties: Terminal Area Security Officer Privacy Act Coordinator Personnel Records Auditor Career Planner Directives Control Point Officer Weapons Storage Area Key Custodian Records Management Officer Electronic Signature Control Officer Trained 4 active duty Admin Marines on station, and served as the Truck Company Headquarters Admin Chief, providing admin oversight of 3, offsite subordinate platoons. Trained approximately 5 reserve Marines in all matters related to administrative deployment readiness for the assigned Marines. Created standardized reports using Excel for use by all admin personnel. Prepared and signed routine correspondence on behalf of the Inspector-Instructor. Led and conducted funeral honors for fallen Marines in Pennsylvania and New York.
Feb 1995 - Mar 1997
VMAQ-4
Personnel Chief
Additional Duties: Assistant Terminal Area Security Officer Alternate Casualty Reporting Officer Assistant Postal Officer Alternate ID/Meal Card Issuing Officer Assistant Information Systems Coordinator Trained, led and supervised approximately 6 Admin Marines on station. Prepared and signed routine correspondence on behalf of the Commanding Officer. Conducted announced and unannounced inspections the unit's mailroom according to U.S. and DoD Postal Service Regulations. Prepared administrative operations plans to improve efficiency, and cross training program that not only had Marines learning other areas of responsibility, but gave them the opportunity to become teachers as well. Completed unit deployments to Iwakuni, Japan and Aviano, Italy.
Apr 1993 - Feb 1995
VMA-223
Personnel Chief
Additional Duties: Automatic Data Processing Officer Personal Affairs Officer Assistant Terminal Area Security Officer Alternate Casualty Reporting Officer Assistant Postal Officer Alternate ID/Meal Card Issuing Officer Trained, led and supervised approximately 6 Admin Marines on station. Prepared and signed routine correspondence on behalf of the Commanding Officer. Conducted announced and unannounced inspections the unit's mailroom according to U.S. and DoD Postal Service Regulations. Prepared administrative operations plans to improve efficiency, and cross training program that not only had Marines learning other areas of responsibility, but gave them the opportunity to become teachers as well. Completed unit deployment CAX, 29 Palms, CA.
Dec 1989 - Apr 1993
RS Cleveland
Recruiter
Recruited enlisted Marines in RSS Parma, PCS North Olmsted, PCS Akron, PCS Barberton Served as the Officer Selection Team Recruiter at Kent State University after completing Staff Noncommissioned Officers Academy, Quantico during January and February 1992.

Military Credentials

Professional Development Schools

Jan 1994 - Feb 1994

Advanced Personnel Administration Course

Jul 1993

Unit Financial Specialist Training Program

Jan 1992

Staff Noncommissioned Officers Career Course

Jun 1982

Correspondence Files and Directives Course

Individual & Special Skill Schools

Oct 1989 - Dec 1989

USMC Recruiters School, San Diego

Additional Specialization(s)
Security Clearance
None / Expired

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

2004 - 2006

Associate of Applied Science Business Administration/Management

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