Archive for March 23, 2016

Gunny G’s Old Salt Marines Tavern Weblog: About That Bursting Bomb Of The Marine Gunner and Gny Sgt!… ~ “…….So, when the GnySgt rank was exhumed w/the rank structure change (1959-1960) why was the GySgt not given back his bursting bomb? Well, no specific explanation for that is provided, but for one thing, the new rank structure then/now had two new ranks created at the top–“(super-sergeants)”–and the traditional bursting bomb of the Marine Gunnery Sergeant went… ‘North’ ….”GyG UpDate: 3-23-2016

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….So, when the GnySgt rank was exhumed w/the rank structure change (1959-1960) why was the GySgt not given back his bursting bomb?

Well, no specific explanation for that is provided, but for one thing, the new rank structure then/now had two new ranks created at the top–“super-sergeants”–and the traditional bursting bomb of the Marine Gunnery Sergeant went that-a-way.

Don’t blame the Marine Corps–the new rank structure together w/its silly super-sergeant ranks was the work of the DOD…

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