Hastings, James, Sgt

Adjutant General (Enlisted)
 
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Current Service Status
USA Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Sergeant
Current/Last Service Branch
Transportation Corps
Current/Last Primary MOS
1502-Chief Clerk, Administrative
Current/Last MOS Group
Adjutant General (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1951-1953, 1502, 8001st Transportation Corps
Previously Held MOS
1541-Field Wire Foreman
Service Years
1951 - 1953
Foreign Language(s)
Japanese
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Shellback Certificate
Voice Edition

Sergeant


One Service Stripe



One Overseas Service Bar


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Shellback




 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
I teach Positive Discipline for Parenting in Recovery classes to recovering addicts.
I served for two years as an AmeriCorps Volunteer facilitating classes to persons on welfare to assist them in gaining employment.
I spent the major portion of my life assisting persons with various barriers to employment (mental, physical or emotional) determine what type of work they may be employed in and assisted them to find such work. I was a contractor for the Veteran's Affairs, assisting separating military find work. 
   
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Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Rifle

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1951, Basic Training (Camp Roberts, CA), A
 Unit Assignments
2nd Infantry DivisionJapan Logistics CommandTransportation Units
  1951-1951, 1541, 2nd Infantry Division
  1951-1951, 1502, Japan Logistics Command
  1951-1953, 1502, 8001st Transportation Corps
  1951-1953, 1502, 8001st Transportation Corps
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1951-1951 Korean War/UN Summer-Fall Offensive (1951)
 Reflections on Service
Please describe who or what influenced your decision to join the Army?
Whether you were in the service for several years or as a career, please describe the direction or path you took. What was your reason for leaving?
If you participated in any military operations, including combat, humanitarian and peacekeeping operations, please describe those which were the most significant to you and, if life-changing, in what way.
Was there a particular incident during your service when you believed you were in a situation you might not survive? Please describe what happened and what was the outcome.
Of all your duty stations or assignments, which one do you have fondest memories of and why? Which one was your least favorite?
From your entire service, including combat, describe the personal memories which have impacted you most?
What achievement(s) are you most proud of from your military career? If you received any medals, awards, formal presentations or qualification badges for significant achievement or valor, please describe how these were earned.
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or any other memorabilia, please describe those which are the most meaningful to you and why?
Which individual(s) from your time in the military stand out as having the most positive impact on you and why?
Please recount the names of friends you served with, at which location, and what you remember most about them. Indicate those you are already in touch with and those you would like to make contact with.
Can you recount a particular incident from your service which may or may not have been funny at the time, but still makes you laugh?
What profession did you follow after your military service and what are you doing now? If you are currently serving, what is your present occupational specialty?
What military associations are you a member of, if any? What specific benefits do you derive from your memberships?
In what ways has serving in the military influenced the way you have approached your life and your career? What do you miss most about your time in the service?
Based on your own experiences, what advice would you give to those who have recently joined the Army?
In what ways has TogetherWeServed.com helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Colleges Attended 
California State University, Los AngelesUniversity of San Francisco
  1970-1975, California State University, Los Angeles
  1975-1976, University of San Francisco
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