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Bernard McMahon

Major, Marine Corps

Born: December 1, 1928
Hometown: Woodbridge
Entered: June 1, 1946
Discharged: August 29, 1957
Died In: N/A
Awards: Marine Corps Seal, Bronze Star Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, United Nations Service Medal, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal

Served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. In 1955 chosen for Embassy Guard Duty. 06/06/1957 – Commissioned 2nd Lt, 1962-63 Boot strap program at Univ. of Hawaii. Dominican Republic – Papal Nuncios bodyguard & 2nd Div. Combat Intelligence Officer.

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