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Rose Marie Grosshans Noël Collection

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Rose Marie Grosshans Noël Collection

Biographical Information

Name:
Rose Marie Grosshans Noël
State of Birth:
MI
Home State:
NC
Gender
Female
Race
White

War or Conflict
Iraq War, 2003-2011
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1988-2009
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Marine Corps
Unit of Service
MALS-31 (Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron); VMFA-112 (Marine Fighter Attack Squadron ); AMS-2 (Air Maintenance Squadron); VMFA-251; MALS-26, MAG-26 (Marine Aircraft Group)
Location of Service
Parris Island, South Carolina; Beaufort, South Carolina; Memphis, Tennessee; Millington, Tennessee; Lemoore, California; Iwakuni, Japan; Pensacola, Florida; New River, North Carolina; Iraq
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) III, Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) IV, Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) V, Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) VI
Highest Rank
Gunnery Sergeant
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran sustained a shrapnel wound on 08/27/2005 in Iraq, and became the first female Marine gunnery sergeant to be awarded the Purple Heart. She served as a drill instructor at Parris Island from 06/1999 to 06/2001. Her duties included serving as the Deployment NCOIC for VMFA-251 augments, as MALS-31 squadron gunnery sergeant, and the Collateral Duty Quality Assurance Representative (CDQAR) in support of the V-22 platform.

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Type of Resource:
Audio: CD [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Biographical information [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Correspondence [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Military papers (orders, personnel/201 files, etc) [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Digital print [13 items] -- Photographs
Interviewer:
Robert Noel
Contributor:
Bob Brennan
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Cape Fear Community College
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/79877
Subjects:
Noël, Rose Marie Grosshans
Iraq War, 2003-2011--Personal Narratives
United States. Marine Corps.
Cite as:
Rose Marie Grosshans Noël Collection
(AFC/2001/001/79877), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2016-02-05
 

 

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