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Personal Information

  Name: Joel "Diesel" Mickel

  Married, Spouse: Kathy "Hell Kat" Mickel (CVMA Aux)

  Children: 3 Daughters


CVMA Service Details

  Position: CVMA, TN. Chapter 18-4, XO

  Date Joined CVMA: 2016

  Member Number: 16577

  State Assigned: TN



Military Duty Service Details

  Last Rank: 1stSgt

  Branch of service: U.S.M.C. (Ret.)

  Time served: 20 Yr. (1968 - 1988)

  Location served in combat: Vietnam

  Time served in combat: 2Yr. (1969 & 1970)


Duty Station Assignments

 Boot Camp - MCRD San Diego, CA.

 Camp Pendelton, CA.

 Camp LeJeune, NC.

 Camp Kissenger, Dong Ha, Vietnam

 NAS, Memphis, Millington, TN.

 MCAS Cherry Point, NC.

 MCRD Parris Island, SC.

   (Drill Instructor Duty)

 MCAS Iwakuni, Japan

 MCAS Kanehoe Bay, HI.

 Hickham, AFB, HI.

 MCAS El Toro, CA.

 MCB Quantico, VA.

 NAS MATSG-90 Memphis, TN.

 I&I Staff G Co 1st Bn 23rd Mar Reg 4th Mar Div

 And many more Military installations


Riding Experience

  Qualifications: Beginner riders safety course

                          Advanced riders safety course 

 Time riding motorcycles: 54 Years 

 Motorcycle I ride: HD Tri Glide, HD Low Rider & a Big Bear Chopper