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Database Number   585
Name   Sanders, Ronald Franklin, Jr.
Birth Date   7 October 1966
Birth Place   Port Arthur, Jefferson County, Texas
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Service Branch   Marine Corps Reserve


  4th Platoon, Company R, 4th Assault Amphibian Battalion, 4th Marine Division
Rank/Grade   Sergeant (E-5)
Date of Enlistment   20 August 1986
Date of Discharge   20 August 1994
Service Occupation   Crew Chief, Amphibious Tractor (AAV)
Decorations   Combat Action Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, Southwest Asia Ribbon, Kuwait Liberation
Locations of Military Service   Saudi Arabia, Kuwait
War, Operation or Conflict   Desert Shield, Desert Storm
Father   Ronald F. Sanders, Sr.
Mother   Martha J. Sanders
Spouse   Debra C. Sanders
Date of Marriage    
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Date Added to Database   4 February 2016
Source of Service Information   Veteran and Discharge document.

Ronald F. Sanders, Jr. in Tent City at Al Jarail, Saudi Arabia. Waiting to go north to Kuwait border. Photo taken January 1991


AAVP7A1 -- Photo taken by Ronald Sanders about February 1991 shows them airing out sleeping bags



Photo of Kuwait oil well fire taken by Ronald Sanders


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Documents   Sanders_Ronald_Franklin_Jr-1a