Saturday, May 14, 2016

#PortugueseAmerican #NewarkNJ @Vietnam War hero Joaquim Rebelo @USMarines 49th yr anniversary #gonebutnotforgotten



JOAQUIM V REBELO
JOAQUIM V REBELO - LCPL

HOMETOWN:
Newark
COUNTY:
Essex
DATE OF BIRTH:
September 01, 1946
DATE OF CASUALTY:
May 13, 1967
BRANCH OF SERVICE:
Marines
RANK:
LCPL
STATUS:
KIA
COUNTRY:
South Vietnam

weeks prior he had receved the Silver Star Medal for bravery , is the third-highest military decoration for valor awarded to members of the United States Armed Forces. Any uniformed servicemember may receive the medal, which is awarded for gallantry in action against an enemy of the United States.