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Quantico Marine Corps Base in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lopez Hall

 
 
Lopez Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., August 9, 2013
1. Lopez Hall Marker
Inscription.
1st Lt Baldomero Lopez
United States Marine Corps
Platoon Commander
Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines
1st Marine Division, X Corps
Posthumously awarded
the Congressional Medal of Honor
for actions during the Battle
of Inchon, Korea
15 September 1950

This intrepid Marine willingly gave his life in the protection of his Marines and beloved nation.
His courage, prudence and character exemplify the qualities expected of a Marine officer.
 
Erected 2012 by United States Marine Corps.
 
Location. 38° 29.96′ N, 77° 26.451′ W. Marker is in Quantico Marine Corps Base, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Tripoli Avenue and Montezuma Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Quantico VA 22134, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. O'Bannon Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Marine Officers Basic Class 6-67 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Basic School Class of 2-1965 (about 300 feet away); 9th Special Basic Class (about 300 feet away); 10th Special Basic Class
Lopez Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., August 9, 2013
2. Lopez Hall Marker
(about 300 feet away); 5th Special Basic Class (about 300 feet away); Quantico Marine Athletes of the Sixties (about 400 feet away); First Special Basic Class (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Quantico Marine Corps Base.
 
Categories. War, Korean
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 213 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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