Marvin Chiles (Civilian)

Gender: Male
Military Status: Veteran
About Me:
IN CIVILIAN LIFE...I HAVE BEEN RETIRED (AFTER 29 1/2 YEARS), FOR ALMOST 15 YEARS...ALL WORK WITH THE COLORADO DRIVER LICESE SECTION..HIRED AS A CLERK TYPIST ORIGINALLY WORKED MY WAY ALL THE WAY UP THE LINE AND RETIRED AS CHIEF OF DRIVER LICENSE...JULY 1990....NO PARTICULAR HOBBIES, JUST LIKE TO TRAVEL OVERSEAS...


CORRECTION TO ORIGINAL INFO:
I WAS DICHARGED WHILE IN KOREA FROM H&H CO 2ND BN, I WAS ASSIGNED AS SUPPLY SGT FOR THE ANTI-TANK AND MINE PLATOON..IN 1953...WE WERE IN KOREA TWICE AS I RECALL..ONCE WHEN UNDER THE COMMAND OF LT. COL WESTMORELAND, WE WERE SENT TO KOJI DO, KOREA...TO QUELL THE NORTH KOREAN PRISONER UPRISING..THE COL GOT HIS FIRST GENERAL'S STAR FOR THAT...WE WERE ON THE FRONT LINE THE LAST DAY OF THE WAR IN MAY 1953... BUT RE-ENLISTED STATESIDE AND RETURNED VIA A STRAIGHT-LEG ARMY AIR FORCE UNIT
(CAN'T RECALL THE NAME) THEN RETURNED TO 187TH AIRBORNE REGIMENT VIA MILITARY POLICE UNIT, SERVING AS ASST SUPPLY SGT...THEN IN 1956 (I THINK) THE UNIT WAS DEACTIVATED...AND THEN WE WENT TO FORT CAMPBELL KY..SOME OF THIS INFO MAY NOT BE THE CORRECT ORDER BUT IS CORRECT SO FAR AS I CAN RECALL...FYI IN 1957 I RE-ELISTED IN THE AIR FORCE....TIL 1960...I REALLY ENJOYED MY TIME IN THE AIRBORNE PARTICULARLY IN BEPPU JAPAN...ANYONE OUT THERE RECALL??

Marvin's Assignment History

Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Unit: 356TH INFANTRY ARTILLERY
1950 1951

Marvin's Salutes

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Tamie Towers
Tamie Towers said on 02/18/2012 at 11:44 pm
I'll Go (A Soldiers Oath) - I would like to share with you, a music video dedicated to all soldiers called - I'll Go (A Soldiers Oath) - by Kelly's Lot - It is a tribute to all veterans, and is well worth watching - Here's the link: (this is not a download, simply a link to a YouTube video) - http://youtu.be/c5p1Qiqggao - Or you can copy & paste (or type) the following link into your address bar: http://youtu.be/c5p1Qiqggao - To each and every veteran - Thank You - I salute you - Tamie L. Towers - Patriot - Tamiesbox@roadrunner.com - P.S. My dear friend Kelly Zirbes of Kelly's Lot wrote and performed this song and has given permission for the video to be shared and/or embedded anywhere.

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