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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, IV, V, and VI
Highest Rank
Gunnery Sergeant
Service Related Injury
Yes
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
Contributor:
Rose Marie Grosshans Noël
Contributor:
Robert Noel
Contributor:
Bob Brennan
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Cape Fear Community College
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/loc.natlib.afc2001001.79877
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/loc.natlib.afc2001001.79877), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 10/31/2013
 

 

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