Author:Scott Laidig


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Al Gray, Marine: The Early Years 1950-1967, Vol.1

By: Scott Laidig

Price: $20.50

Publisher: Arlington, VA, Potomac institute for Policy Studies: 2012

Seller ID: 5555437

ISBN: 0985248300

Condition: New

General Al Gray, the 29th Commandant of the Marine Corps, served in that billet from 1987 until his retirement in 1991.Through the years he became an inspiring figure for Marines of all ranks, though not much is known of his early days as an enlisted Marine and young officer. In this first of two volumes, Scott Laidig gives a detailed account of Al Gray as a young sergeant in the Amphibious Reconnaissance Platoon through his tours with the artillery, the infantry, special operations, and intelligence units through 1967. In addition to putting together the early story of Al Gray, Marine, the au... View more info