082: Carl Franklin, Marine Combat VeteranMay 3, 2016 by Cigars and Sea Stories | Be the first to comment »
On this episode of Cigars and Sea Stories Carl Franklin joins Mike and Sebastian are smokin’ and jokin’. Franklin is a longtime Marine brother. The three of them served together in Ramadi Iraq on two tours. Mike and ‘Franky’ were in CAAT RED for 2005-2006 and Juslin, Mike and, Carl were all vehicle commanders in CAAT WHITE during the 2007 deployment, ahhh the memories.
A bit about Carl Franklin…
During my 14 years 8 months time in service, I served with Marine Corps Security Forces Bangor WA, 3rd Bn 4th Mar, 3rd Bn 7th Mar (No Shit), HQ Co MCRD San Diego,and1st LAR.
Years of service
1998-1999 Boot Camp MCRD San Diego/ SOI Camp Pendleton/ MCSF School Chesapeake VA
1999-2001 MCSFCO Bangor Washington
2001-2002 3rd Bn 4th Mar 29Palms CA (1 UDP to Okinawa)
2002-2004 IRR Rec-aide recruiter Medford, OR
2004-2008 3rd Bn 7th Mar 29Palms CA (Two Deployments to Ar Ramadi Iraq)
2008-2010 H&S Co MCRDSanDiego CA
2010-2012 1st LAR Bn Camp Pendleton (1 Deployment to Helmand Province Afghanistan)
The Marines and Sailors that I had the privilege of serving with, the memories of my time inservice, the pride of serving my country and being part of something bigger than myself are my daily inspiration.