|Marine Vic Voltaggio is the Southeast Division Assistant Division Vice Commandant
from Spring Valley, Florida with 7 years active duty under his belt, 18 months of which was in the Republic of Vietnam. He has strong
family values, is a devoted husband, father and grandfather.
Marine Voltaggio spends countless hours as a Little League coach and uses
his skills and knowledge of the game in baseball clinics throughout his County
and the nation. He has also taken a leadership role in local, state and
national Special Olympics programs.
As Quartermaster, he built up an extensive
inventory at his own expense. During his tenure as Commandant, he tripled the
membership of his detachment from 92 to 276. Driving force behind
development of Honor Guard which has participated in over 500 military funerals
and has won many awards.
He set a goal of building a detachment home. His
vision became a reality and his detachment now has a state of the art meeting
His numerous awards include being named 2001
Department of Florida Marine of the Year and this year his state legislature
honored him as Veteran of the Year for his efforts and accomplishments in
getting his state to enact laws which greatly benefitted all the veterans
While Christmas shopping at a local mall, he
spotted a young U.S. Marine being assaulted by three muggers. In a heartbeat,
with no regard for his own personal safety, he jumped in the middle of the
fracus, stopping the attack and soundly affecting the apprehension of the
The National Marine of Year Society proudly welcomes Vic Voltaggio into our ranks.