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FRANK THOMAS LOPINTO


is honored on Panel 22E, Line 108 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Silver Star Citation

    Posted on 7/2/18 - by A US Marine, Quang Tri, Vietnam
    LOPINTO, FRANK T.
    Synopsis:
    The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star Medal to Frank T. Lopinto (2253402), Lance Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action while serving with Company B, First Battalion, Ninth Marines, THIRD Marine Division, in action against the enemy in the Republic of Vietnam on 27 April 1967.
    Home Town: Lyndhurst, New Jersey
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  • An American Hero

    Posted on 7/2/18 - by Janice Current janlc75150@yahoo.com
    Thank you for your service and your sacrifice. Thank you for stepping up and answering your country's call. You gave everything you had to give. Rest easy knowing you will never be forgotten.
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  • Basic training

    Posted on 11/27/17 - by Bill regan wregan114@gmail.com
    Frank was in platoon 3101 at PI GRADUATED NOV 10,1966. I was in same platoon but did not know Frank. I remember his face. Semper Fi sorry for your passing.
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  • Just a good kid

    Posted on 9/21/17 - by don rizzo
    I was 3 years younger than Frankie he's was a friend of my older brother and a cousin of a friend Jim Lago, he left a mark on me knowing how good of a person he was and made you feel good when you said hi. A great smile and big heart, Frank is still missed. And remembered fondly.
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  • Friend, from The Pike,, and a fellow Marine

    Posted on 4/20/17 - by JimiLormand@gmail.com
    Frank, you may not remember me, but I joined the Marines in Nov 66 as a 17 year old,, and was sent to Parris Island In Jan 67,, I never saw you again after hanging out at Nanke's at the Pike when you were home on leave..
    I spent my War years with the Marine Hospital Liaison with the Army 249th and Air Force 20th Casualty Staging Flight,, from Jan 68 till Nov 69,,, I met a lot of Brave wounded from Khe Sanh and Hue,, Heros, Like You,,,
    I did get togo on a Med Cruise after Japan,,, almost re-enlisted, but a friend from NA talked me into going to Bergen Community Collage instead,,, Billy Larson,,, you may remember him,, he served in Nam and came through my unit in NC before he was discharged,,, I know you did not have the Life you deserved,, But I want you to know, many of my adventures I had you and a few others in mind as I lived a few lifetimes since then, See you on the other side, Brother,,, Jimi Lormand SGT USMC 2253977
    66-71
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