Rank: Lance corporal
Branch of service: Marines
High school: Modesto High School, Class of 2002
Currently serving in: Iraq
Family: Wife, Leticia, children, Elena and Desiree Lopez of Modesto; parents, Jose and Diana Lopez of Modesto
Of note: Lopez graduated from boot camp on Feb. 24, 2006, and he was deployed to Iraq on April 11, 2007. He is serving his second tour of duty.
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