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September 20, 2014

Build and Share a Detailed Service History of a U.S. Marine

by bfoster2004

Hundreds of former Marines are leaving us each day leaving their service memories and photographs unrecorded – an enormous loss for their families who want to know what they did in their service and pass this to future generations. Together We Served is helping families of Marines to record the service stories of both those who are still living or who have passed on ensuring that their service will never be forgotten.

U.S. Marine Service Profile Help Guide and Worksheet

Click on the image below to view a typical Marine Corps Service Discharge Certificate (DD-214) and interpret the various fields of information which will enable you to build a Remembrance Profile of a U.S. Marine on the Marine Corps Heritage Website:

In addition, a form is included which can be used to compile other service information gathered from various others sources and help create a more complete profile. A finished profile is available as an online “Shadow Box” which may be shared with friends and family via it’s own unique web address (URL) or printed out and framed. The profile can be updated at any time which will automatically update the Shadow Box.


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