Representative Al Baldasaro
Chairman of State-Federal Relations and Veterans Affairs 
 
I was raised in Cambridge, Massachusetts
 
Children:
Kelley Baldasaro 
Alfred P. Baldasaro Jr
Raymond Baldasaro
Rachel Delfino
Joseph Baldasaro
Edward Baldasaro III
Alicia Baldasaro

Step-Children:
Jayson 
Megan 
Trevor  
Miranda 

7 Grandchildren 
2 Great-Grandchildren

Family background: 

I come from a political family where my Grandfather,
AL Vellucci  was a 4 term Mayor in Cambridge, Ma, 
and had over 40 years in the political arena on the School Committee
 and the City Council. 
My uncle served 4 terms as a Massachusetts State Representative.


 
Education: 
High School Graduate of Cambridge High & Latin, Cambridge Massachusetts

Profession: 
Former Human Resource Manager/National Recruiter

 
Military: 
 
First Sergeant Baldasaro was born on November 20, 1956 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and is a 1975 Graduate of Cambridge High and Latin School. He enlisted in the Marine Corps in October
1975. Upon graduating from 3rd Battalion Recruit Training Regiment, Paris Island, South Carolina, he was assigned to 2nd Medical Battalion, 2nd Force Service Support Group, Fleet Marine Force Atlantic, where he received his training as a 3531 (Motor Vehicle Operator). Subsequently, in August 1976 he was assigned temporary orders to Landing Support Group 4 as a Motor Transport Driver were he participated on a NATO Cruise. 

With his return to the United States in November 1976, First Sergeant Baldasaro received orders and was transferred in February 1977 to Camp Smith, Fleet Marine Force Pacific, Hawaii, where he was assigned the duties as a VIP driver and was selected to be a member of the FMF PAC Honor Guard. During January 1978 he was assigned to Joint Staff Duty, CINC PAC, to work for the Director for Operations for the Pacific (MGen), as a Driver/Aid. In February 1980, he was assigned to Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Marine Barracks, Portsmouth, New Hampshire for duties as Sergeant of the Guard. 

Upon promotion to Staff Sergeant, 1 November 1981, he was transferred to Wing Transportation Squadron, Marine Corps Air Station, El Toro, California for duties as the Motor Transport Operation Chief. While assigned to WTS he was sent to Yuma, Arizona to be the Non Commissioned Officer in Charge of the Weapons Training Instruction from February 1982 - May 1982. During July - August 1982, he attended the Motor Transport Chief 's Course, Motor Transport School, Camp LeJeune, North Carolina. 
From April - June 1983, the First Sergeant was assigned to Recruiter's School, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego, California. Upon completion of school he was transferred to RS Boston, 1st Marine Corps District, Boston, Massachusetts for duty as a Recruiter and then NCOIC of Recruiting Sub Station Medford, Ma. 

In March 1986, First Sergeant Baldasaro was assigned to 1st Battalion, 11th Marines, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, California as the Golf 3/12 Motor Transport Chief. While assigned to Golf 3/12 his unit was attached to 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Landing Team, 11th Marine Expeditionary Force, in the Western Pacific sea from January - June 1987. He was promoted to Gunnery Sergeant on the 1st of January 1989. First Sergeant Baldasaro once again attached to the 3rd Battalion Landing Team, 1st Marines from January - June 1989, this time supporting the 13th Marine Expeditionary Force. In August 1989, the First Sergeant assumed the duties as the 3rd Battalion, 11th Marines Motor Transport Chief. 

Following his assignment with 11th Marines, First Sergeant Baldasaro was transferred in October 1989 to Marine Wing Support Squadron - 374, Marine Corps Air Station, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Tustin California, for duties as the Motor Transport Chief. During April 1990, First Sergeant was moved up to be the S-3 Operations Chief, were he oversaw all Training and Operations of the Squadron while supporting Marine Group 16, Marine Wing Support Group 37, and the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing. From August 1990 - March 1991 he was deployed to Southwest Asia as the MWSS 374 Operation's Chief in support of Desert Shield / Desert Storm. While there he put a team together and was flown to Kuwait International Airport, after Marines secured the Airfield, to supervise the setup of fuel and runway operations. After returning to the United States, he was temporarily assigned to Marine Air Group-49, 4th Marine Air Wing, South Weymouth, Massachusetts for duties as the NCOIC of the Reserve Marine Wing Support Squadron from November 1991 - April 1992. He was re-assigned from April 1992 December 1992 as Logistic Chief to help standup the Air Combat Element (forward), G-4, Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron - 3, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, MCAS El Toro, California. 

In January 1993 he was once again transferred to Motor Transport School, Marine Corps Service Support School, Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina where he assumed the duties as the Team Leader / MT Instructor. He then became the Truck Master of The Driver Training Section. While there he attended the Advanced Staff Non Commissioned Officer's Course at Camp Geiger From August - September 1993. 

Promoted to First Sergeant on 1 May 1995, he was re-assigned to Financial Management School, Marine Service Support Schools, as the School's First Sergeant. During December 1995 he was assigned to Inspector Instructor Staff, 3rd and 4th Platoons, Bulk Fuel Company C, 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group, Wilmington, Delaware, where he is presently the Inspector-Instructor First Sergeant. 

Officially retired January 31, 1998

First Sergeant Baldasaro personal decorations include: Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal; Navy Commendation Medal with one gold star in lieu of a second award; and the Navy Achievement Medal. 


Civic:
Community involvement: Vice Chair of the Elder Affairs Committee, Finance Chair for Old Home Day Committee, Senior Vice Commander of the Londonderry American Legion Post 27, Former Chairman of the Londonderry Republican Committee, Former ALERT Member (ALL LONDONDERRY EMERGENCY REACTION TEAM), Member of the American Legion,  Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8179 (VFW) and Member of the Moore-Mart Resource Team.
 

Political:
First Elected November 2006 as the District 3 (Auburn & Londonderry) House of Representatives
LEGISLATIVE ADMINISTRATION
LEGISLATIVE ADMIN. SUBCOMMITTEE - MILEAGE
STATE-FEDERAL RELATIONS AND VETERANS AFFAIRS
2009-2010 State Veterans Advisory Committee (SVAC)
2009-2010 Chairman of the Legislature Committee for the NH Department of American Legion
2010-2011 Chairman of the State-Federal Veterans Affairs Committee

Paid for by Al Baldasaro