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Frank Appio

Conflicts: Vietnam
Branch of Service: USMC
Years of Service: 1968 - 1970
Military Occupation or Type of Work Performed: Machine Gunner
Locations Served: Vietnam
Highest Grade Achieved: Sergeant
Wounded In Action: Yes (07/12/1968 in Vietnam)
Awards: Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Presidential Unit Citation with ribbon bar, Meritorious Unit Commendation with ribbon bar, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with one bronze star, Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation (Gallantry Cross color), Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation (Civil Actions color, 1st class), Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with device, NYS Conspicuous Service Star, In the book "Young Blood - History of 1st Batalion 27th Marines"