Honoring Local Veterans: Robert 'Vinny' Lombardi

Robert "Vinny" Lombardi

  • Age: 45
  • Hometown: Ludlow, Mass.
  • Branch of Service: U.S. Air Force
  • Highest rank achieved: SMSgt/E-8 (Retired)
  • Years of service: 26
  • Honors Received: Numerous
  • Other details:  7 years as a First Sergeant
  • Why are you nominating him: Vinny is the epitome of true veteran spirit.  Always above and beyond for others without complaint. His service contribution continues as he transitions to the civilian sector.  Although no longer wearing a military uniform he still mentors junior troops — because he will always care!

Submitted by Autumn Lombardi

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