In Memory Of

Sgt Richard V. Fuentes, 74, U.S.M.C., born in Texas February 7, 1948, passed away
on February 26, 2022. Fuentes was a CH-53 Sea Stallion Door Gunner with Marine
Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463 in Vietnam and stationed in Da Nang. During the
Tet Offensive, he bravely fought and defeated a large force of Viet Cong and PAVN
soldiers after they launched a missile attack on his base. After the war, Fuentes
continued serving our country as an aircraft engine mechanic at the Corpus Christi
Army Depot until retiring in 2010. Semper Fi, Marine! Til Valhalla, Brother!