Eleventh Sergeant Major of the
  United States Marine Corps
  June 26, 1987 - June 27, 1991
  Vietnam War
His personal decorations include: The Legion of Merit; the Purple Heart; the Meritorious Service Medal with gold star in lieu of second award; the Navy Commendation Medal with combat "V" and two gold stars in lieu of second and third awards; the Navy Achievement Medal with gold star in lieu of second award; and the Combat Action Ribbon.

Click here to read Sgt. Major Black's thank you to Frank