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Mr. Robert (Bob) Evasick - Director

evasickColonel Evasick was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in 1966.  He joined 11th Marines in the Republic of Vietnam in 1967 as a Forward Observer and Fire Direction Officer.

After Vietnam, he served in several billets before being ordered to the JFK Center for Special Warfare, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, before reporting in 1971 to the Marine Advisory Group, Republic of Vietnam as an Artillery Battalion Advisor to the Vietnamese Marine Corps.

After returning from Vietnam, he held various appropriate fleet and staff billets while attending rank appropriate schools along the way. Upon promotion to Lieutenant Colonel in 1982, he assumed command of the 3rd Battalion, 11th Marines.

In 1988 he was promoted to Colonel, attended Defense Intelligence School before reporting as a military attache, American Embassy, London.  In 1991 he was assigned to MCRD San Diego as the Assistant Chief of Staff, G-4 and Depot Inspector.  Colonel Evasick retired in 1994.

His personal decorations include: Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal with Combat "V", Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal with Combat "V" with gold star in lieu of second award, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with bronze star, and the Vietnamese First Class Armed Forces Honor Medal.  

Bob has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and a Master of Science Degree in Logistics Engineering Management.

After retiring from the Marine Corps, Colonel Evasick worked for Driscoll, Inc. as the Mission Bay Marina and Boat Yard manager until 2009.

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Our Staff
MCRD MUSEUM FOUNDATION STAFF

Since its founding on April 29, 1988, the MCRD Museum Foundation, originally formed as the MCRD Museum Historical Society, has had the mission to promote the legacy of the Marine Corps through historic preservation and conservation, free education programs, and community outreach initiatives that enrich the lives of Marines, sailors, and the communities they serve.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
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Paul Atterbury

President
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Jim Guerin

Vice President

Bob Neal

Secretary

Cory Cunningham

Financial Officer

Robert Ross

Immediate Past President

Tia Ballard

Director

Gregory Bond

Director

Tom Caughlan

Director

Dennis Driver

Director

Bob Evasick

Director

William Gallo

Director

Steve Toth

Director

Our Board of Directors come from a variety of backgrounds, but one thing unites them all, a passion for preserving and perpetuating the history of the United States Marine Corps. Many who serve on our Board have a strong connection with the Marine Corps Recruit Depot having drilled on the grinder, been stationed aboard the Depot, or felt the local impact of Marines in San Diego.

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MCRD Museum Foundation
Building 26 Post Office Box 400085
San Diego, CA 92140-0085

Federal Tax ID: 33-0290006 

 

MCRD Museum Foundation 990

Museum Hours of Operation:
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