Frank N. Orzio, Sgt., USMC., Vietnam, Anti Tank Personnel

Purple Heart Medal Ribbon

Name: Frank Nicolas Orzio

Rank: Sergeant

Branch of Service: U. S. Marine Corps

Unit: 1 st Bn, 7th Reg., 1st Marine Division

“Suicide Charlie Company”

Specialty: Anti Tank, Anti Personnel

Active Duty Dates: Aug. 31, 1967 to Nov. 19. 1969

Armed Conflicts: Vietnam

Theater of Operations: Southwest Da Nang – Happy Valley – Rocket Area

Campaign: T.E.T. – 68.. Operation Swift .Operation

Worth Operation Mame-Luke Thrust,

Operation Allen-Brook plus Company size


Decorations & Awards:

Purple Heart Medal w/star, Good Conduct Medal, Presidential Unit Citation,

Combat Action Medal, R.V.N. Galantry Cross /w combat “V”, Vietnam

Medal, National Defense Medal.

Speaking Subjects : The Combat Infantryman and children in combat zones