Tribute to Armed Forces: November 11, 2020

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Jose Chavez, Jr.

United States Army 1999-Present Rank: SFC

Thank you for your combined 40 years of service, including Jr’s 4 combat deployments! You are our heroes! Love, Your Family

Jose Chavez

United States Army SFC

1973-1994 Thank you for your combined 40 years of service, including Jr’s 4 combat deployments! You are our heroes! Love, Your Family

U. S, Marine Corps

Staff Sergeant, TBF Avenger Mechanic Served: WWII & Korea Dad, we think of you and all who gave so much everyday. Thank you for your service to the Country and your love for our family. Your loving family.

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5 3 .AVY 3. USN-R

Engineman Second Class Brother and Sister vietnam vets

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3ERVED IN 7ORLD 7AR )) AND +OREAN 7AR WHERE "ISMARCK !RCHIPELAGO -EDALS RECEIVED HE RECEIVED THE 0URPLE (EART !SIATIC 0ACIFIC #AMPAIGN -EDAL 77)) 5NITED 3TATES -ARINE #ORPS 6ICTORY -EDAL 0HILIPPINE ,IBERATION 2IBBON #APTAIN W "RONZE 3TAR 'OOD #ONDUCT -EDAL

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7E RE ALL PROUD OF YOU YOUR ST ,IEUTENANT COURAGE AND YOUR DEDICAION TO THIS ,4 0EIRSON ". )NTELLIGENCE /FFICER

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5 3 .AVY

'RANDNEPHEW OF !UGUST 0ETE 3MANIOTTO 3ERVED ABOARD THE 5 3 3 -ISSOURI 3EEING PORTS IN +OREA 0HILIPINES !USTRALIA $IEGO 'ARCIA AND 5 3 !IR &ORCE THE 0ERSIAN 'ULF FROM 4HANKS FROM 3TAFF 3GT #AROL AND THE REST OF THE FAMILY 4HANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY ,OVE YOU 'RANDPA n!USTIN

2ALPH 2ODRIGUEZ

2ALPH 2ODRIGUEZ 4HOMAS , -ACLEOD 5 3 !IR &ORCE 5NITED 3TATES .AVY 3TAFF 3GT

#APTAIN 4HANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY 4O OUR &ATHER 'RANDFATHER

,OVE YOU 'RANDPA 9OU ARE OUR HERO n!USTIN ,OVE 'RAYSON (UDSON !NDRA 2ON

5NITED 3TATES !RMY !IR #ORPS 5NITED 3TATES !RMY !IR #ORPS

7ILFRED ( $UQUETTE

3ERVED DURING 77)) IN &RANCE AND 'ERMANY WITH "ATTERY $ OF THE TH !NTI !IRCRAFT !RTILLERY !UTOMATIC 7EAPONS "ATTALION 7ITH ,OVE 9OUR &AMILY

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3ERVED DURING 77)) IN &RANCE AND +OREA TH &IELD !RTILLERY 'ERMANY WITH "ATTERY $ OF THE TH $ECEMBER .OVEMBER !NTI !IRCRAFT !RTILLERY !UTOMATIC 7EAPONS 4HANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY "ATTALION 7ITH ,OVE 9OUR &AMILY

&REDERICK 2 ,OPEZ

"RIGADIER 'ENERAL 9OUR MAGNIFICENT PATRIOTISM AND CONTINUED SERVICE TO 'OD &AMILY #OUNTRY AND -ARINE #ORPS HONOR US ALL 7E ARE EVER SO PROUD ,OVE !NNE *ENNIFER 2YAN *AMIE AND 7ANDA

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77)) "RONZE 3TAR AND 0URPLE (EART 7E ARE SO PROUD OF YOUR SERVICE SACRIFICE 7E LOVE YOU

YOUR WIFE FAMILY Army

Bernard L. Martinez

*OSEPH -ENDOZA

You are loved and missed everyday. You are our hero. 3ERGEANT 5 3 -ARINES Your wife, 7E ARE SO PROUD OF YOUR SERVICE sonsSACRIFICE FOR YOUR COUNTRY Bill & Nick and grandchildren.

7ITH LOVE AND ADMIRATION

2EBECCA 9OUR &AMILY &RIENDS *OSEPH -ENDOZA

3TEPHEN # 0ICKERING 3ERGEANT 5 3 -ARINES

3ERGEANT 7E ARE SO PROUD OF YOUR SERVICE 5NITED 3TATES !RMY SACRIFICE FOR YOUR COUNTRY ST )NFANTRY 2EGIMENT TH $IVISION 7ITH LOVE AND ADMIRATION

3OUTH 0ACIFIC 4HEATER /PERATIONS 2EBECCA 9OUR &AMILY &RIENDS #AMPAIGNS THROUGH 0HILIPPINE )SLANDS

*OSEPH -ENDOZA

/CCUPIED *APAN 7E THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE

3TAFF 3ERGEANT 5NITED 3TATES -ARINES 7E ARE SO PROUD OF YOUR SERVICE SACRIFICE FOR YOUR COUNTRY 7ITH LOVE AND ADMIRATION

2EBECCA 9OUR &AMILY &RIENDS

*OHN " (UNTER

5NITED 3TATES !RMY )NFANTRY ND $IV TH 2EG 3TAFF 3ERGEANT 3QUAD ,EADER

+OREAN 7AR !NTI 4ANK -INES 0LATOON ) WAS LUCKY RETURNING BUT MANY DID NOT

Roman L. Salvador “Father” Navy

Steward 2/c V6 %RIC %RNEST !NDERSON 1942-1945 Thank you, Papa!

5 3 .AVY

RD #LASS 0ETTY /FFICER

'RAND NEPHEW OF !UGUST 0ETE 3MANIOTTO 3ERVED ABOARD THE 5 3 3 -ISSOURI 3EEING PORTS IN +OREA 0HILIPINES

!USTRALIA $IEGO 'ARCIA AND THE 0ERSIAN 5 3 .AVY 'ULF FROM TO 4HANKS FROM #AROL 5NITED 3TATES .AVY RD #LASS 0ETTY /FFICER AND THE REST OF THE FAMILY 'RAND NEPHEW OF !UGUST 0ETE #OMMANDER 3MANIOTTO 3ERVED ABOARD THE 5 3 3 $AD ) AM SO PROUD OF ALL YOU HAVE DONE 5NITED 3TATES -ARINE #ORPS -ISSOURI 3EEING PORTS IN +OREA 0HILIPINES

FOR OUR #OUNTRY #APTAIN !USTRALIA $IEGO 'ARCIA AND THE 0ERSIAN ) LOVE YOU ,OVE 3USAN 7ORLD 7AR )) +OREA 0URPLE (EART ULF FROM TO 4HANKS FROM #AROL )N LOVING MEMORY OF YOUR SERVICE TO YOUR COUNTRY AND THE REST OF THE FAMILY &ROM 9OUR &AMILY

%RIC %RNEST !NDERSON 7ILLIAM * 3TEWART

*AY +ENNETH 4ORREY

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!LEX h"UBBLESv LEFT Fermin Robert 4ORRES USAF Airman 1st class 5NITED 3TATES !RMY For the love of country during trying times. /SAKA *APAN 7ORLD 7AR )) !LEX h"UBBLESv !UGUST 3EPTEMBER 4ORRES 4HANK YOU #OLONEL

FOR YOUR SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY 7ITH ,OVE FROM TEAM 0EGGY AND &AMILY

5NITED 3TATES !RMY

"RETT 2 4OWNSEND

"RETT 2 4OWNSEND 5NITED 3TATES .AVY %

7E ARE SO PROUD OF YOUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND YOUR DEDICATED SERVICE TO OUR #OUNTRY +EEP UP THE GOOD WORK

,OUIS - 'IULIANO *R

&ERNANDO 2EYNOSO

5 3 -ARINE #ORPS

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'UNNERY 3ERGEANT

% 4HIRD #LASS 0ETTY /FFICER

Paul M. Covell

Gilbert Boynton

/KINAWA )SLAND !PRIL 3EPT *APANESE MACHINE GUNNING WOUNDED U.S. Army -ARINES ON BEACH

7E LOVE AND APPRECIATE ALL YOU HAVE DONE AND CONTINUE TO DO Air Force 7E LOVE YOU

Sargeant

Colonel

Gil, we’ll always stand proudly behind you! !PRIL Love Always, Your Family. ) AM WRITING TO COMMEND YOU AS YOU RECEIVE THE 0URPLE (EART FOR SERVICES TO OUR COUNTRY

+LAUS 'RAF

2ALPH 2ODRIGUEZ

5NITED 3TATES !IR &ORCE 3TAFF 3ERGEANT

9OU CONTINUE TO MAKE US PROUD #ONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR PROMOTION ,OVE $AD -OM *ENNIFER AND &AMILY

4HANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE 3EMPER &I

,YNETTE

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7E ARE VERY PROUD OF YOUR SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY (OOAH ,OVE 9OUR FAMILY

2ICHARD # "AKER

,ANCE #ORPORAL

/RLANDO &EDALEO -ARINES

#ORPORAL

4HANK YOU FOR YOUR HONORABLE SERVICE IN THE 3OUTH 0ACIFIC DURING 77)) ,OVE 9OUR &AMILY 7E RE SO PROUD OF YOU

Owen D. Birckett “Grandson”

Chief Petty Officer 1965-1994 Thank you for defending our country!

Lt. Colonel 2003-Present We’re proud of you!

,EE -ENDOZA

5 3 !RMY 77)) "RONZE 3TAR AND 0URPLE (EART 7E ARE SO PROUD OF YOUR SERVICE SACRIFICE 7E LOVE YOU

,EE -ENDOZA YOUR WIFE FAMILY 4HOMAS &RANZ 3CHULTE

5 3 !RMY 5NITED 3TATES !RMY 77)) "RONZE 3TAR AND 0URPLE (EART 3PEC %DWIN ! 7ESTON 7E ARE SO PROUD OF YOUR 5NITED 3TATES .AVY (ELICOPTER -ECHANIC

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Keith C. Berry Navy *EFFREY # "AKER +EVIN !NTHONY %ASTER Petty Officer 3rd Class

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4HANK YOU FOR YOUR DEDICATION TO SERVICE 3TAFF 3ERGEANT 0RESENT 7E ARE PROUD OF YOU 7E ARE ALL PROUD OF YOU ,OVE 4HE &AMILY ,OVE $AD -OM AND &AMILY

5NITED 3TATES !RMY %NGINEERS 3EMPER &I

2EPUBLIC OF 3OUTH 6IETNAM ,YNETTE -ARCH !UGUST

2ICHARD # "AKER

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5 3 -ARINE #ORPS

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,ANCE #ORPORAL 4HANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE 3EMPER &I

,YNETTE

3TAFF 3ERGEANT 0RESENT 7E ARE ALL PROUD OF YOU ,OVE $AD -OM AND &AMILY

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5NITED 3TATES -ARINES "RIGADIER 'ENERAL

4HIS IS MY "UCKA AND WE ARE ALL SO PROUD OF ALL HE DOES FOR OUR COUNTRY 5NITED 3TATES !RMY ,OVE 2YAN 3ERVED IN 5NITED 3TATES !RMY FOR THREE YEARS 5NITED 3TATES -ARINES !WARDED THE 3ILVER 3TAR 3ON OF ,ORENZO 0RIETO "RIGADIER 'ENERAL 5NITED 3TATES -ARINE #ORPS 6IETNAM 4HIS IS MY "UCKA AND WE ARE ALL SO PROUD OF ALL HE DOES FOR OUR COUNTRY ,OVE 2YAN

!ARON 0RIETO &REDERICK 2 ,OPEZ

AND WAS STATIONED IN 'ERMANY +OREA 0ROUD 3URVIVOR OF BOTH WARS

*AMI #HAVEZ

Air Force

53 !RMY

U.S. ARMY 5NITED 3TATES !IR &ORCE

24th Division, 19th Infantry, ! # Korean War Veteran, Purple Heart Margarito as Husband, Father and Grandfather demonstrated valor and courage during his service to his country in Korea. You are an inspiration to 5NITED 3TATES !IR &ORCE our family. We Love You!, Your Family

4(% */(.3 !MERICA IS SO WORTH IT 2OBERT &ERMIN 7ORLD 7AR ) %ARL & ! # 7ORLD 7AR )) %ARL h%*v ,OVE YOU AN !MERICA IS SO WORTH IT

(ARRY " 0ICO

5NITED 3TATES !RMY #ORPORAL

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2ALPH 2ODRIGUEZ Jess C. Ortiz 5 3 !IR &ORCE 3TAFF 3GT U.S. Army, 1942-45

4HANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY Staff Sergeant Jess Ortiz was a,OVE YOU 'RANDPA devout patriot who proudly served n!USTIN his country during WWII and spent his his lifetime

2ALPH 2ODRIGUEZ 4HOMAS , -ACLEOD

defending the5 3 !IR &ORCE soul of America, living his life with integrity, courage,5NITED 3TATES .AVY honor, and faith - a legacy of values 3TAFF 3GT 4HANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY which continues to live#APTAIN on in his children, grandsons 4O OUR &ATHER 'RANDFATHER

,OVE YOU 'RANDPA & great-granddaughters. Commendations: Silver 9OU ARE OUR HERO n!USTIN Star, Bronze Star and Purple Heart with three ,OVE 'RAYSON (UDSON !NDRA 2ON clusters. He will forever remain in our hearts. The Ortiz Family

,ANCE #ORPORAL

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#ONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR RECENT PROMOTION 7E CONTINUE TO BE PROUD OF YOUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS ,OVE $AD -OM &AMILY

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Selby Ansel Dotters, Jr.

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2ETIRED 3TATIONED IN 3PAIN %NGLAND 'ERMANY &RANCE AND 3OUTH +OREA

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John Silas Sheffield Peirson United States Army

1st Lieutenant 1LT Peirson, VN Intelligence Officer, 5 3 !RMY was KIA on Christmas Day of ’44 in the3ERGEANT Belgian Bulge. 3ERVED PROUDLY IN THE %UROPEAN CAMPAIGN Please see: www.awon.org/peirson

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#ELIA -EANA #ANDISHA

*OSEPH -ENDOZA 3ERGEANT 5 3 -ARINES

7E ARE SO PROUD OF YOUR SERVICE SACRIFICE FOR YOUR COUNTRY 7ITH LOVE AND ADMIRATION

Owen J. Mendoza 2EBECCA 9OUR &AMILY &RIENDS *OSEPH -ENDOZA Army

3TEPHEN # 0ICKERING

3ERGEANT 5 3 -ARINES Cpl., Rifleman/2nd Infantry Division

7E ARE SO PROUD OF YOUR SERVICE Medal with 23ERGEANT Bronze Service Stars 5NITED 3TATES !RMY SACRIFICE FOR YOUR COUNTRY UN Service Medal ST )NFANTRY 2EGIMENT TH $IVISION 7ITH LOVE AND ADMIRATION

3OUTH 0ACIFIC 4HEATER /PERATIONS 2EBECCA 9OUR &AMILY &RIENDS #AMPAIGNS THROUGH 0HILIPPINE )SLANDS

/CCUPIED *APAN 7E THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE

/TIS %DWARD (OLTZCLAW .AVY

3EAMAN &IRST #LASS

/UR HERO WITH RESPECT HONOR AND GRATITUDE 9OUR LOVING FAMILY

World War II Memorial at Nigh

Rik Peirson

United States Army

Captain CPT Peirson, MACV Intelligence Officer, TH "OMBARDMENT 'ROUP Served in the Vietnam Delta ’68-’69 4ECHNICAL 3GT " 'UNNER Please see: www.dayone.com/schaltenbrand 3ERVED .OV .OV IN !IR /FFENSIVE

%UROPE #AMPAIGN 'ERMAN 0/7 *AN @ TO -AY @ 4HEY CAPTURED YOUR BODY BUT NEVER YOUR SPIRIT %VERY FAMILY HAS A HERO AND HE IS TH "OMBARDMENT 'ROUP OURS !UGIE LEFT TO JOIN HIS COMRADES IN 4ECHNICAL 3GT " 'UNNER 4HANKS FROM YOUR NIECE #AROL THE REST OF 5NITED 3TATES !RMY 3ERVED .OV .OV IN !IR /FFENSIVE YOUR FAMILY 3PECIALIST %UROPE #AMPAIGN 'ERMAN 0/7 *AN @ TO 7E ARE PROUD OF YOU -AY @ 4HEY CAPTURED YOUR BODY BUT NEVER 9OUR 7IFE SON .ICHOLAS AND 3TEPSON "ILL YOUR SPIRIT %VERY FAMILY HAS A HERO AND HE IS 'RANDCHILDREN *ULYAN AND *AICEE OURS !UGIE LEFT TO JOIN HIS COMRADES IN 4HANKS FROM YOUR NIECE #AROL THE REST OF YOUR FAMILY

(E SAW ACTION ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF THE "ATTLE OF THE "ULGE (E FOUGHT IN "ELGIUM 0ETE LEFT FOR HEAVEN IN 4HANKS FROM YOUR NIECE 5 3 !RMY #AROL THE REST OF THE FAMILY

5 3 !RMY 5NITED 3TATES .AVY 5N ITED 3TATES !IR &ORCE 3ERGEANT 5NITED 3TATES !RMY )N ,OVING -EMORY )N LOVING MEMORY 3ERVED PROUDLY IN THE %UROPEAN CAMPAIGN 'UNNERS -ATE &IRST #LASS A 0EARL (ARBOR 3URVIVOR 3ERGEANT 3ERGEANT (E SAW ACTION ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF THE "ATTLE *OE - !RROYO 4HANK YOU DAD FOR YOUR SERVICE *OHN " (UNTER 2ETIRED 7E LOVE YOU AND 6IETNAM 6ETERAN 3TATIONED IN 3PAIN %NGLAND 'ERMANY &RANCE OF THE "ULGE (E FOUGHT IN "ELGIUM 0ETE LEFT 7E ARE HAVE ALWAYS BEEN PROUD OF YOU WE MISS YOU DAD 4HANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE 0HIL 5NITED 3TATES .AVAL !IR &ORCE 5NITED 3TATES !RMY )NFANTRY ND $IV TH 2EG FOR HEAVEN IN 4HANKS FROM YOUR NIECE ,OVE YOU ALWAYS YOUR DAUGHTER $UNDIE AND 3OUTH +OREA 7E ARE AND HAVE ALWAYS BEEN PROUD OF YOU 9OUR FAMILY % !IRMAN !TTACK 3QUADRON 3TAFF 3ERGEANT 3QUAD ,EADER #AROL THE REST OF THE FAMILY ,OVE YOU ALWAYS YOUR SISTER $UNDIE 4HANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE IN 6IETNAM +OREAN 7AR

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'ILBERT 'ALINDO *R

)N LOVING MEMORY 7E LOVE YOU AND WE MISS YOU DAD /SCAR 0 .ELSON 9OUR FAMILY *OHN 'RIMES

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