Name: Santana S Fernandez Jr
Rank: Sergeant / Specialist Five
Pay Grade: E4 Posthumous Promotion
Home of Record: San Antonio, TX
Birth Date: September 25, 1949
Religion: Roman Catholic
Death Date: April 21, 1969
Cause of Death: ground casualty by an explosive device hostile;
Died in Dinh Tuong at age 19
The body was recovered.
|Comment||[Gary Stoltz and Don Varenhorst]|
|Comment||[Al Vargas, 2nd Platoon, Delta Co.]|
We last saw Mouse fernandez in March of 69 pulling bridge guard E/O Dongtam w/o ambush Ally he was singing to the villigers and kids and rocking out with a guitar.
Rest in peace HERMANO (BRO). You won't be forgotten!
You called one of our guys from our Platoon SHEEP that was sp/4 Simpson Huston.
I Luis Reyna was in Vietnam with Santana, I was assigned to Co. B and we will see each other occasionally. We will talk about San Antonio and drank few beers, Even-though it has been long time I always remember you in my prayers. Thanks for the Ultimate sacrifice bro.