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Name:_Ivan Schaffner_____________________________



Boot camp:   Parris Island                       


Dates of Service: Nov 10-1953 - Nov 11-1957


M.O.S. : Band and Drum and Bugle Corps


Duty Stations:   Parris Island, Camp LeJeune, Camp Pendleton, 3rd Mar. Div. Japan & Okinawa, Eighth & I - Washington D.C.


Memorable events: At Eighth & I Marine Barracks D.C. - Played for the sunset and Moonlight parades. Also played with the D & B Corps and the Marine Band in the inauguration Parade for President Eisenhower in 1957.


While in the 3rd Marine Division Band we participated with John Wayne at a USO show.