Saturday, February 10, 2007

A Word for HM1 Gilbert Minjares, Jr.


Petty Officer 1st Class Gilbert Minjares Jr., 31, of El Paso, Texas, died Feb. 7 in the helicopter crash in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

Doc Minjares was assigned to Marine Aircraft Group 14, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, Cherry Point, N.C. He was a married father of two children, one only a month old, and had been in Iraq only a week.

Semper Fi

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Friday, February 09, 2007

A Word For HM3 Manuel A. Ruiz


Petty Officer Third Class Manuel A. Ruiz, 21, of Federalsburg, Md., died Feb. 7 in the helicopter crash in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

Doc Ruiz was assigned to 2nd Medical Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Semper Fi

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Friday, February 02, 2007

A Word for Hospitalman Matthew Conte


Hospitalman Matthew G. Conte, 22, of Mogadore, Ohio, died Feb. 1 while his unit was conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

Doc Conte was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii serving under the command of I Marine Expeditionary Force (forward).

Semper Fi

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