UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS,
OCTOBER 1, 1939
HEADQUARTERS, UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS
Major General Thomas Holcomb
Commandant

Col. Alexander A. Vandegrift
Secretary to the Commandant
Quartermaster Department - BGEN Seth Williams, Quartermaster
Paymaster Department - BGEN Russell B. Putnam, The Paymaster
Adjutant and Inspectors Department - BGEN Edward A. Osterman, Adjutant and Inspector
The Division of Reserve - BGEN John C. Beaumont, Director
Division of Personnel - Col. Seldon B. Kennedy, Director
Naval Examining Board (Marine Corps) - Col. Charles F. B. Price
Division of Plans and Policy - Col. Henry L. Larson, Director
Marine Corps Aviation - Col. Ralph J. Mitchell, Director
MARINE CORPS RECRUITING STATIONS
Eastern Recruiting Division
(HQ, Philadelphia)
Col Thomas S. Clark

Boston
Capt. H. W. Bacon
Baltimore
Lt. Col. J. L. Doxey
Richmond
Capt. John A. Tebbs (ret)
Springfield, Massachusetts
Maj. T. S. Pendleton (ret)
New York City
Lt. Col. W. G. Sheard
Buffalo
Maj. C. O. Henry (ret)
Pittsburgh
Maj. Louis E. Fagan, Jr. (ret)
Central Recruiting Division
(HQ, Chicago)
Col. John Marston

Cincinnati
Capt. G. B. Beatty
Cleveland
Maj. D. Kalbfleisch (ret)
Des Moines
Capt. E. B. Moore (ret)
Detroit
1st Lt. C. Popp (ret)
Kansas City
Capt. J. P. Schwerin
St. Louis
Capt. J. F. Talbot (ret)
Minneapolis
Capt. W. L. Harding (ret)
Southern Recruiting Division
(HQ, New Orleans)
Col. Frank E. Evans

Savannah
Capt. Arthur C. Small
Birmingham
Capt. F. Kane (ret)
Nashville
Capt. Stephen F. Drew (ret)
Dallas
Capt. John D. O'Leary
Macon
Lt. Col. J. M. Tildsley
Little Rock
Capt. D. A. Holladay (ret)
Raleigh
Capt. J. M. Greer (ret)
Western Recruiting Division
(HQ, San Francisco)
Col. David M. Randall

Denver
Capt. Edward T. Peters
Salt Lake City
Capt. Con D. Silard (ret)
Los Angeles
Maj. G. D. Hamilton
Portland
Capt. J. B. Hardie
Seattle
Capt. F. R. Armstead
San Francisco
Lt. Col. Roger W. Peard
MARINE BARRACKS, QUANTICO, VA
MGEN Louis McC. Little
Commanding
Marine Corps School - Col. Philip H. Torrey, Commandant

POST SERVICE BATTALION
Barracks Detachment - BGEN Emile P. Moses
Service Detachment - Maj. L. W. Burham
Rifle-Range Detachment - Maj. J. Lienhard
1st Signal Company - Capt. J. F. Hough
Medical Detachment - Capt. J. B. Pollard (MC), USN
MARINE CORPS BASE, SAN DIEGO, CA
BGEN William P. Upshur
Commanding
Sea School - Capt. W. R. Hughes

BASE SERVICE BATTALION
Service Company - Lt. Col. Maurice C. Gregory
Rifle-Range Detachment - Lt. Col. W. B. Croka
2nd Signal Company - Maj. C. W. Kail
Recruit Depot - Maj. J. Groff
Casual Company - Capt. J. W. Sinnerton
FLEET MARINE FORCE
BGEN William P. Upshur
FIRST BRIGADE, (HQ Quantico)
BGEN Holland M. Smith
FIFTH MARINE REGIMENT
Col. Charles D. Barrett

First Battalion
Lt. Col. William T. Clement
Second Battalion
Lt. Col. Alfred H. Noble
TENTH MARINE REGIMENT, FIRST BATTALION
Lt. Col. R. Griffin

Battery A
Capt. D. McP. Weller
Battery B
Capt. J. H. Braller
Battery C
1st Lt. F. R. Moore
FIRST MARINE AIRCRAFT GROUP, TURNER FIELD
?Lt. Col. Field Harris?
Base Air Detachment 1
Maj. Thomas J. Cushman
HQ & Service Squadron 1-M
Lt. Col. Field Harris
Utility Squadron 1-M
Maj. Ira Kimes
Scouting Squadron 1-M
Maj. F. D. Weir
Fighting Squadron 1-M
Maj. T. J. Walker
Bombing Squadron 1-M
Maj. J. N. Smith
SECOND BRIGADE, (HQ San Diego)
BGEN Clayton B. Vogel
SIXTH MARINE REGIMENT
Col. S. L. Howard

First Battallion
Lt. Col. William W. Ashurst
Second Battalion
Lt. Col. J. W. Thomason, jr.
TENTH MARINE REGIMENT, SECOND BATTALION
Lt. Col. J. B. Wilson

Battery D
Capt. Alpha L. Bowser, jr.
Battery E
Capt. E. H. Forney, jr.
Battery F
Capt. G. R. E. Shell
FIFTEENTH MARINE REGIMENT, SECOND BATTALION
Lt. Col. Bert A. Bone

Battery E
Capt. E. O. Price
Battery F
1st Lt. E. L. Hutchinson
Battery G
Capt. G. H. Potter
Battery H
1st Lt. W. M. Nelson
SECOND MARINE AIRCRAFT GROUP, SAN DIEGO
?Lt. Col. Louis E. Woods?
Base Air Detachment 2-M
Maj. Ivan W. Miller
HQ & Service Squadron 2-M
Lt. Col. Louis E. Woods
Utility Squadron 2-M
Lt. Col. Ford O. Rogers
Scouting Squadron 2-M
Maj. C. C. Jerome
Fighting Squadron 2-M
Maj. V. E. Megee
Bombing Squadron 2-M
Maj. H. D. Boyden
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