Freedom Committee of Orange County



Name: Frank Nicolas Orzio

Rank: Sergeant

Branch of Service: U. S. Marine Corps

Unit: 1st 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 Belt Area


T.E.T. – 68.. Operation Swift .Operation Worth Operation

Mame-Luke Thrust, Operation Allen-Brook plus Company size sweeps.

Decorations & Awards:

   Purple Heart w/star, Good Conduct Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Combat Action Medal, R.V.N. Galantry Cross w/

   combat “V”, Vietnam Campaign Medal, National Defense Medal.

Speaking Subjects: Combat in Vietnam


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