Frank Correa is the Historian of the Armed Forces History Museum in Largo, Florida. Originally from Torrington Connecticut, he joined the United States Marine Corps and was assigned to the Fleet Anti-Terrorism Security Team Pacific. Frank is a veteran of the Persian Gulf War, which he was awarded the Kuwaiti Liberation Medal. During his time at the Armed Forces History Museum, he has given hundreds of tours, including to members of Congress, The Governor of the State of Florida, Generals, Admirals, and several recipients of the Medal of Honor. Frank has also given tours to major defense contractors, such Raytheon and General Dynamics.
Over the course of several years, Frank has lectured at many schools and charitable organizations. He has been the keynote speaker in many public events and has worked on behalf of veterans’ causes. He is a recipient of the Gold Distinguished Citizen Medal of the Marine Corps League for his work with Wounded Warriors.
In 2010, he visited the island of Iwo Jima, Japan, the sight of the bloodiest battle for the American Forces in the 20th Century. He is the Past Commander of the Marine Corps League Detachment #54 and is a member of the Military Order of Devil Dogs along with Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. He is also a spokesperson for Retired K-9 Heroes. In 2013, he began a new venture as a voice-over artist. Frank is available to lecture on Military History as well as analysis of foreign military capabilities.