November 6th, 1946 ~ February 3rd, 2018
Colonel (R) Frank P. Intini Jr. was born in Queens New York. He enlisted in the NYARNG in January 1964 while he was a senior in high school. He served as an enlisted Soldier and aircraft mechanic, and graduated from Officer Candidate School in 1969, earning his commission as a Second Lieutenant in the Infantry Branch.
His military education includes the Infantry Officer Basic Course; Transportation Officer Advanced Course; U.S. Army Command and General Staff College; Aviation Command and Staff Officer Course; U.S. Army War College; Rotary Wing Flight School; Aircraft Maintenance Officer Course; UH-1 Helicopter maintenance Test Pilot Course; OH-6 Helicopter Maintenance Test Pilot Course; UH-1 Instructor Pilot Course; Aircraft Accident Prevention Safety Officer Course; Joint Firepower Control Course; and the National Security Course.
During his military career, COL (R) Intini served in a broad range of command and staff assignments including Platoon Leader, A Co, 42nd Combat Aviation Battalion; Operations Officer, 42nd Combat Aviation Battalion; Commander, F Co, 42nd Maintenance Battalion; Commander, B Co, 42nd Combat Aviation Battalion; Executive Officer, 42nd Combat Aviation Battalion; Commander, 42nd Combat Aviation Battalion; Commander, 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade; Director of Aviation and Safety for the NYARNG; and Liaison Officer, Southern Tier, NYARNG. COL (R) Intini also served as Commander of Army Aviation Support Facility #1 on Long Island.
COL (R) Intini’s awards and decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal (5th Award); Army Commendation Medal (2nd Award); National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award); Army Achievement Medal; Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal (8th Award); Armed Forces Reserve Medal (3rd Award); Army Service Ribbon; Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon (2nd Award); NYS Conspicuous Service Medal (2nd Award); NYS Meritorious Service Medal (3rd Award); NYS Military Commendation Medal (2nd Award); 35 Year Long and Faithful Service Medal; NYS Recruiting Medal with device; NYS Aid to Civil Authorities Medal (9th Award); NYS Exercise Support Medal; NYS Humane Service Medal (4th Award); NYS Medal for Military Support 1980 Winter Olympics; Master Army Aviator Badge; NGB Major General Francis S. Greenlief Award for Aviation Excellence; NGB Eagle Award for Excellence in Environmental Compliance; Secretary of the Army Environmental Quality Award, individual; Secretary of Defense Citation for Meritorious Achievement in Environmental Quality; Order of Saint Michael Bronze Award, Army Aviation Association; Order of Saint George Award, Armor Association.
Frank Intini left the uniformed service in April 2000 and started working at Fort Hamilton on July 1, 2000 as the Alternate Project Manager for City Wide. In January 2001, he became Project Manager for Meridian Management Corp and the new BASOPS contractor on post. On October 1, 2008, Frank was named Project Manager for RBS, Inc. when they became the new BASOPS contractor. During his tenure as Project Manager at Fort Hamilton, he led his team to win the world-wide competition for the IMCOM DPW Support Contractor of the Year Award on two occasions; once in 2005 with Meridian Management Corp., and again in 2012 with RBS Inc. During his service as Project Manager, Frank received the Commander’s Award for Public Service; Achievement Medal for Civilian Service; and he and his team received numerous Certificates of Appreciation, Certificates of Recognition, and commendations from the Garrison Command, DPW, the Army Corps of Engineers, and the New York Military Entrance Procession Station (MEPS).
COL (R) Intini is survived by his wife B.J. of West Babylon, NY, their two children, COL Frank P. Intini III, U.S. Army, and LTC Vincent P. Intini, U.S. Army, Retired, and three grandchildren Frankie, Mark and Vanni.
Forrester Maher Funeral Home
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Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
February 8th, 2018
Long Island National Cemetery
2040 Wellwood Ave, Farmingdale, NY 11735