Name: Alan Freimugh Marblestone
Period of Service: 1952-1956
Occupation: Naval Officer, First Leuitenent on one ship, operations officer on the second, and staff communications officer on the third.
Deployment locations: Korea, Japan, Philippines, Hong Kong.
What made you join the military?
The Korean War.
“I had a duty to participate in the war,” stated Marblestone.
What impact has your service had on you?
“I learned a lot, it gave me a lot of confidence in life,” said Marblestone.
What is your best memory, or most memorable experience while serving?
The most memorable experience that Marblestone had, was the fact that he was able to travel over the thousands of miles of ocean that the world is blanketed in. He was able to go to various locations around the world, and he was able to see everything, he got room and board, and on top of this he got paid, which in no way was a bad experience to Marblestone.