U.S. Marine Corps
Marine Corps Major Seth Lapine was born and raised in Stamford, attended local schools and graduated from Westhill High School, before going on to Franklin & Marshall College. Seth was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Marine Corps and served in the 2nd Marine Division as a rifle platoon commander, scout-sniper platoon commander, weapons company executive officer and battalion intelligence officer. In the summer of 1996, Seth participated in Operation Assured Response in Monrovia, Liberia, during the evacuation and defense of the U. S. Embassy. He departed active duty in 1998 to join his father and brother in the family business in Stamford, but remained an active member of the Marine Corps Reserve and returned to active duty in 2002 in support of the war on terrorism. In 2003, Seth deployed with the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force to Kuwait and in March of that year took part in the invasion of Iraq.
Today, Seth Lapine lives and works in Stamford as vice president of retail sales for the David S. Lapine Co. True to the saying of “Once a Marine, Always a Marine,” Seth continues to serve as a member of the Marine Corps Reserves. Locally, he actively participates in community activities including coaching youth soccer teams and serving on the parent-teacher organizations at the schools his children attend.
Seth and his wife Eve live in North Stamford with their three children.