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Jason Parks - CommandantLess

Jason Parks - Commandant

​I served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve from 12-02 to 04-10. Basic training was at MCRD San Diego. I was stationed in Miramar with 4th Med Battalion and later transferred to 5th Battalion, 14th Marines in Seal Beach. I deployed with Oscar Btry to Fallujah, Iraq in 2005 and November Btry to Helmand Province in 2009. 

​I served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve from 12-02 to 04-10. Basic training was at MCRD San Diego. I was stationed in Miramar with 4th Med Battalion and later transferred to 5th Battalion, 14th Marines in Seal Beach. I deployed with Oscar Btry to Fallujah, Iraq in 2005 and November Btry to Helmand Province in 2009. 

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I separated from the Marine Corps as a Sgt. MOS 3531 Motor Vehicle Operator.

I separated from the Marine Corps as a Sgt. MOS 3531 Motor Vehicle Operator.

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Civilian life I am married and have 3 children. I am a Realtor by profession and enjoy all things hockey and scuba diving. 

Civilian life I am married and have 3 children. I am a Realtor by profession and enjoy all things hockey and scuba diving. 

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Semper Fi

Semper Fi

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Jason Parks - Commandant
Scott Rogers - Sr. Vice Commandant

Scott Rogers - Sr. Vice CommandantLess

Scott Rogers - Sr. Vice Commandant

I served in the Marine Corps from 1983 - 1987 with our 2nd Battalion/1st Regiment at Camp Pendelton. I was a machine gunner (0331) for my first two years followed by two years as our Unit Chaplain Assistant. Was honorably discharged in 1987.

I served in the Marine Corps from 1983 - 1987 with our 2nd Battalion/1st Regiment at Camp Pendelton. I was a machine gunner (0331) for my first two years followed by two years as our Unit Chaplain Assistant. Was honorably discharged in 1987.

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Travis Schultze - Jr. Vice Commandant Less

Travis Schultze - Jr. Vice Commandant 

​I enlisted on 7-15-98, going to MCRD, San Diego. From there I went to the School of Infantry, Camp Pendleton, CA. From there, on to Marine Barracks 8th and I, Washington D.C., for two years as Presidential Honor Guard. Then back to my main MOS as infantry with 3/6 at Camp Lejuene. Then in 2001, I went to Cherry Point, N.C. for Special Operations Capable training until I was deployed to Afghanistan immediately after the 9-11 attack, with Maritime Special Purpose Forces. Stop Loss extended my enlistment, and I got out of the Corps and started college, only to be recalled 9 months later when the war with Irag started. After being recalled, I served 1 year as Military Police at Camp Pendleton, CA.​

​I enlisted on 7-15-98, going to MCRD, San Diego. From there I went to the School of Infantry, Camp Pendleton, CA. From there, on to Marine Barracks 8th and I, Washington D.C., for two years as Presidential Honor Guard. Then back to my main MOS as infantry with 3/6 at Camp Lejuene. Then in 2001, I went to Cherry Point, N.C. for Special Operations Capable training until I was deployed to Afghanistan immediately after the 9-11 attack, with Maritime Special Purpose Forces. Stop Loss extended my enlistment, and I got out of the Corps and started college, only to be recalled 9 months later when the war with Irag started. After being recalled, I served 1 year as Military Police at Camp Pendleton, CA.​

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Now I live in Lake Forest, California, with my wife and 2 daughters. I enjoy Nature and I like to spend my free time in the ocean or mountain biking.

Now I live in Lake Forest, California, with my wife and 2 daughters. I enjoy Nature and I like to spend my free time in the ocean or mountain biking.

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Dino Ciccione - Judge Advocate Less

Dino Ciccione - Judge Advocate 

Served USMC 9/1958-12/1963 MOS 1371 (combat engineer. 1964 to present; La Scala school of culinary Arts FLORENCE Italy, Became C.E.C. (Certified Executive Chef ) ( C.C.E. Certified Chef Educator )

Corp Ecec. Chef IHOP, Weston Hotels, Western Host Food Service, Speciality Restaurants Corp.

Member of the first American Culinary Arts Team to win a gold medal in 1968 culinary Olympics,

(First in American History.) Gold medal winner of 12 international food competitions and after 50 plus

years has created over 490 food concepts and remains an active Consultant in the industry.

Served USMC 9/1958-12/1963 MOS 1371 (combat engineer. 1964 to present; La Scala school of culinary Arts FLORENCE Italy, Became C.E.C. (Certified Executive Chef ) ( C.C.E. Certified Chef Educator )

Corp Ecec. Chef IHOP, Weston Hotels, Western Host Food Service, Speciality Restaurants Corp.

Member of the first American Culinary Arts Team to win a gold medal in 1968 culinary Olympics,

(First in American History.) Gold medal winner of 12 international food competitions and after 50 plus

years has created over 490 food concepts and remains an active Consultant in the industry.

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Dino Ciccione - Judge Advocate
Debra Krick - Adjutant

Debra Krick - Adjutant Less

Debra Krick - Adjutant 

Graduated 1972 - Huntington Park High School

Graduated 1972 - Huntington Park High School

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1974-2000 Office Worker / Steel & Aluminum Distributor - Earle M. Jorgensen, Lynwood, CA

1974-2000 Office Worker / Steel & Aluminum Distributor - Earle M. Jorgensen, Lynwood, CA

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2001 to Present Receptionist & Emergency Response Team Member, Long Beach Water Department, Long Beach, CA

2001 to Present Receptionist & Emergency Response Team Member, Long Beach Water Department, Long Beach, CA

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Daughter of Dale F. KinkadeLess

Daughter of Dale F. Kinkade

U.S. Marine Corps Corporal

Third Marine Division

Company I, Third Battalion, Ninth Marine

Automatic Rifleman and Squad Leader

Enlisted after Pearl Harbor

Drill Instructor - Stationed at San Diego Marine Base until deployed

WWII ~ Iwo Jima Volcano Islands / deployed November 5, 1944

BRONZE STAR MEDAL / COMBAT "V" ~ MARCH 23, 1945

U.S. Marine Corps Corporal

Third Marine Division

Company I, Third Battalion, Ninth Marine

Automatic Rifleman and Squad Leader

Enlisted after Pearl Harbor

Drill Instructor - Stationed at San Diego Marine Base until deployed

WWII ~ Iwo Jima Volcano Islands / deployed November 5, 1944

BRONZE STAR MEDAL / COMBAT "V" ~ MARCH 23, 1945

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Steve Madson - PaymasterLess

Steve Madson - Paymaster

Steve currently serves as the Paymaster for the MCAS El Toro Detachment 017, Marine Corps League. He has been a member of the detachment and league since 2012. As Paymaster, his primary responsibilities are bookkeeping and bill paying for the detachment as well as processing new member applications and membership renewals.

Steve currently serves as the Paymaster for the MCAS El Toro Detachment 017, Marine Corps League. He has been a member of the detachment and league since 2012. As Paymaster, his primary responsibilities are bookkeeping and bill paying for the detachment as well as processing new member applications and membership renewals.

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Steve became a Marine after graduating from high school in 1980; spending his 18th birthday in boot camp. He served for eight years on active duty. After being out a few years he joined the Marine Corps Reserve in 1992. He served for 18 years as a reservist with two mobilizations and deployment to Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2005. MOS' include 6060/6048 Aviation Life Support, 8421 Career Planner, and 8999. Steve has crewed on UH-1N, UC-12B, and CH-46E aircraft earning a combat aircrew designation. As a First Sergeant, he served with 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion and 5/14. In total, he served 26 years before retiring in 2011 as a First Sergeant. 

Steve became a Marine after graduating from high school in 1980; spending his 18th birthday in boot camp. He served for eight years on active duty. After being out a few years he joined the Marine Corps Reserve in 1992. He served for 18 years as a reservist with two mobilizations and deployment to Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2005. MOS' include 6060/6048 Aviation Life Support, 8421 Career Planner, and 8999. Steve has crewed on UH-1N, UC-12B, and CH-46E aircraft earning a combat aircrew designation. As a First Sergeant, he served with 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion and 5/14. In total, he served 26 years before retiring in 2011 as a First Sergeant. 

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As a civilian, Steve has worked in facility management for 27 years. He's married with two adult children and lives in Orange, California.

As a civilian, Steve has worked in facility management for 27 years. He's married with two adult children and lives in Orange, California.

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Steve Madson - Paymaster
David Marshall​ - Historian

David Marshall​ - Historian Less

David Marshall​ - Historian 

Boot Camp, Paris Island

Served at MCAS El Toro from 6/1957 - 6/1962

MOS: 6442 - Aviation hydraulic Nomadic Mechanic

HIGHLIGHT OF MARINE CAREER:

Became one of the few enlisted Marines ever to break the sound barrier on April 21, 1960. He's a member of the "Qualified Boomer" club for this achievement, also called the Royal Order of the Mach.

Boot Camp, Paris Island

Served at MCAS El Toro from 6/1957 - 6/1962

MOS: 6442 - Aviation hydraulic Nomadic Mechanic

HIGHLIGHT OF MARINE CAREER:

Became one of the few enlisted Marines ever to break the sound barrier on April 21, 1960. He's a member of the "Qualified Boomer" club for this achievement, also called the Royal Order of the Mach.

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Gerald D. HardigLess

Gerald D. Hardig

Gerald is married to Iris Hardig and has 3 children, 3 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren.

He is a retired Police Officer.

Gerald is married to Iris Hardig and has 3 children, 3 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren.

He is a retired Police Officer.

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Gerald joined the Marine Corps Reserves in 1954, Regulars in 1955, and was discharged with the rank of SSGT in 1958.

He joined the Marine Corps League in 2008 and has been a Life Member since 2010.

He served as Recruiting Officer for 3 years, Jr, Vice Commandant for 3 years, and has served as Commandant for the past 5 years. Gerald was awarded Dept. of CA "Recruiter of The Year" 2011 and "The Bronze Distinguished Service Medal" in 2017.

Gerald joined the Marine Corps Reserves in 1954, Regulars in 1955, and was discharged with the rank of SSGT in 1958.

He joined the Marine Corps League in 2008 and has been a Life Member since 2010.

He served as Recruiting Officer for 3 years, Jr, Vice Commandant for 3 years, and has served as Commandant for the past 5 years. Gerald was awarded Dept. of CA "Recruiter of The Year" 2011 and "The Bronze Distinguished Service Medal" in 2017.

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Gerald D. Hardig
Sam Leon - Sgt.at Arms

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Sam Leon - Sgt.at Arms

​​I served five years in the Marine Corps with 1st Battalion, 4th Marines (Weapons Company) from 2005-2010 as a Machine Gunner (0331). I served in three combat tours. First to Al Anabar Providence, Iraq from April to November 2007. The second was to Fallujah, Iraq from November 2008 to June 2009.

​​I served five years in the Marine Corps with 1st Battalion, 4th Marines (Weapons Company) from 2005-2010 as a Machine Gunner (0331). I served in three combat tours. First to Al Anabar Providence, Iraq from April to November 2007. The second was to Fallujah, Iraq from November 2008 to June 2009.

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I separated as a Sergeant and a Squad Leader in 2010. 

I separated as a Sergeant and a Squad Leader in 2010. 

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It was an honor to serve my country and to continue to serve as an officer in our Marine Corps League detachment. 

It was an honor to serve my country and to continue to serve as an officer in our Marine Corps League detachment. 

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Semper Fi

Semper Fi

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