In memory of 1st SGT James “One Shot” Turner USMC Retired
August 23, 1960 – March 13, 2016
Jim came to work for Ramcor Services Group, Inc. when he retired from the United States Marine Corps. He was assigned as a Lead Firearms instructor for FAM TPII training from 2003 to 2004 and briefly worked State Department before going to Afghanistan. He was a Contract Instructor, training the Afghani Drug Interdiction Police while working US DEA. Jim returned home in August of 2015, due to injuries he sustained while in Afghanistan. On March 13, 2016 Jim passed away due to complications from his sustained injuries.
Jim received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Phoenix and was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Semper Fidelis, Jacksonville, NC. His Awards and Decorations include The Meritorious Service Medal, Navy-Marine Corps Achievement Medal, the NATO Medal, the Sea Service Medal, the Marine Corps Expeditionary Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon, National Defense Service Ribbon, Marine Corp Scuba Diver badge and both U.S. Marine Corp and British Jump wings, Marine Corps Scout Sniper, US Army Ranger Tab, First Marine to become a U.S. Army Ranger Instructor, U.S. Army Ranger Instructor mountain phase, First Marine to ever compete in the “Best Ranger Competition”, and Combat Veteran of the Gulf War. A native of Anderson, South Carolina, he served twenty two years as a Recon Marine.