GySgt. Gilbert I. Marshall, USMC | Vietnam Veteran Tribute

GySgt. Gilbert I. Marshall, USMC

Editor’s note: This tribute is one in a series of reader-submitted tributes to Vietnam War-era veterans that will be posted during April. 

GYSGT. GILBERT I. MARSHALL, USMC

HOMETOWN: Silverdale

BRANCH: U.S. Marine Corps

YEARS OF SERVICE: 20

HIGHEST RANK OR GRADE ATTAINED: Gunnery Sergeant

SIGNIFICANT DUTY STATIONS OR DEPLOYMENTS DURING THE VIETNAM WAR: Served in Vietnam 1966-67. Received the Navy Commendation Medal with combat V “for heroic achievement” against the Viet Cong in 1966.

POST-WAR CAREER: Worked 17 years at Keyport Undersea Warfare Engineering Station, deacon in his church, taught high school Sunday school class, treasurer of North Kitsap Baptist Church building fund.

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