Here is a photo of Private First Class (PFC) Charles Oropallo after his June 21, 1969 USMC Parris Island boot camp graduation.
Charles is shown here with his grand-aunt Marie (his grandmother’s sister), his younger brother Christopher Oropallo, Charles at 17 years old, and Charles’s grandmother, Marcella Ellsworth.
Here is a photo of Private First Class (PFC) Charles Oropallo. Charles is 17 years old here. This photo was taken on the parade deck at the USMC MCRD Parris Island just after his boot camp graduation.
Here is a photo of Charles Oropallo at 17 years old.
In this photo, Charles is in his greens. The photo is set in front of a statue near the parade deck in Parris Island
The statue is a tribute to marines planting our flag on Okinawa during World War II.