MANUEL HERRERA
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HONORED ON PANEL 6E, LINE 32 OF THE WALL

MANUEL HERRERA

WALL NAME

MANUEL HERRERA

PANEL / LINE

6E/32

DATE OF BIRTH

09/17/1943

CASUALTY PROVINCE

QUANG NGAI

DATE OF CASUALTY

03/21/1966

HOME OF RECORD

PUEBLO

COUNTY OF RECORD

Pueblo County

STATE

CO

BRANCH OF SERVICE

MARINE CORPS

RANK

PFC

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR MANUEL HERRERA
POSTED ON 5.23.2019
POSTED BY: Lucy Micik

Thank You

Dear PFC Manuel Herrera, Thank you for your service as a Rifleman. It is Memorial Day weekend when we honor you. Please watch over the USA, it still needs your courage. Rest in peace with the angels....
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POSTED ON 3.21.2019
POSTED BY: A US Marine, Vietnam

Silver Star Medal Citation

Manuel Herrera

Silver Star
AWARDED FOR ACTIONS
DURING Vietnam War
Service: Marine Corps
Rank: Private First Class
Battalion: 2d Battalion
Division: 3d Marine Division (Rein.), FMF
GENERAL ORDERS:

CITATION:
The President of the United States of America takes pride in presenting the Silver Star (Posthumously) to Private First Class Manuel Herrera (MCSN: 2106574), United States Marine Corps, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action while serving as a rifleman with Company F, Second Battalion, Fourth Marines, THIRD Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, in the Republic of Vietnam on 21 March 1966. Company F was helilifted into the vicinity of Phuong Dinh (2) Village, Quang Ngai Province, and upon debarking from the helicopters; it was subjected to heavy enemy fire from a fortified Viet Cong force positioned within the village. Private Herrera, with complete disregard for his own personal safety, left his relatively safe position and advanced forward under heavy enemy small-arms fire to a position where a wounded Marine lay. Upon reaching the position, he carried his wounded comrade to a place of safety for medical evacuation. After returning to safety, Private Herrera once again advanced forward under heavy enemy fire to where another wounded Marine lay. Upon reaching the wounded Marine, he made attempts to evacuate the man from his exposed position, but was mortally wounded by enemy small-arms fire as he attempted to carry the wounded Marine to safety. By his courageous and selfless devotion to duty, Private Herrera upheld the finest traditions of the Marine Corps and the United States Naval Service. He gallantly gave his life in the cause of freedom.
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POSTED ON 12.12.2017
POSTED BY: Sel J. Wong

Face of a Hero

This is his boot camp photo from Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, Platoon 289. He earned the title “U.S. Marine” on January 6, 1965.

Thank you for your service to our great country my brother. Semper Fi.

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POSTED ON 12.3.2015
POSTED BY: walker knowles

my hero

MAnuell herrera saved my grand fathers life
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POSTED ON 12.3.2015
POSTED BY: walker knowles

my hero

MAnuell herrera saved my grand fathers life
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