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marine corps officer

Alfred M. Gray, American marine corps officer. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal, Silver Star, Legion of Merit with Combat V and gold star, Meritorious Service medal, Bronze Star with Combat V and 3 gold stars, Purple Heart with gold star, Joint Service Commendation medal, Navy Commendation medal, Combat Action Ribbon with gold star. Member 2d Marine Division Association, Marine Corps Association.


GRAY, Alfred was born on June 22, 1928 in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, United States. Son of Alfred Mason Gray and Emily Gray.


Student, Lafayette College. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Lafayette College, 1988. Graduate, Command and Staff College, 1973.

Graduate, Army War College, 1974. Doctor Military Science, Norwich University, 1988.


Enlisted, United States Marine Corps, 1950;advanced through grades to general, United States Marine Corps, 1987;commanding officer 33d Marine Amphibious Unit/RLT-4/4th Marines, United States Marine Corps, 1975-1976;deputy director training and education, Hq., United States Marine Corps, 1976-1978;commanding general 4th Marine Amphibious Brigade, United States Marine Corps, 1978-1981;deputy for development, director development center, Marine Corps Development and Education Command, United States Marine Corps, Quantico, Virginia, 1981-1984;commanding general 2d Marine Division, United States Marine Corps, 1984-1987;commanding general Fleet Marine Forces, Atlantic, United States Marine Corps, since 1987.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member 2d Marine Division Association, Marine Corps Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hunting, fishing, reading.


Married Jan Goss, July 20, 1980.

Alfred Mason Gray

Emily Gray

Jan Goss