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SFC MANUEL T. LOPEZ
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-  Born Dec 25, 1926 in Corpus Christi, Texas

-  Childhood years spent in Robstown, Texas

-  Entered military service April 1945

-  Married Lucille of Oshkosh, WI in 1953

*  Appointment to 10thSFG(abn) 1st SF on May 28, 1953

-  Served with 10th SFG, 7th SFG, 5th SFG  -  1st SF

-  Owned Austin Healy sports car, admired Vince Lombardi, played sandlot baseball

-  Military specialties included Light & Med Artillery Crew Chief, Heavy Weapons Leader

-  Killed in Action June 27, 1968