JUAREZ, OSCAR REINA  

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Casualty Record

 

Name:
JUAREZ, OSCAR REINA


Rank / Branch:
PFC, USMC


Unit:
27TH MARINES


Date of Birth:
1949-09-14


Date of Loss:
1968-06-28


Country of Loss:
SOUTH VIETNAM


Loss Coordinates:
QUANG NAM


Status:
HOSTILE OTHER EXPLOS


Category:
BODY RETURNED


Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground:
GROUND


Awards & Decorations:
SEE BIO


Other:
SINGLE

 

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Veteran Hagiography

OSCAR REINA JUAREZ, PRIVATE FIRST CLASS, USMC, SAN ANGELO, TOM GREEN COUNTY, TEXAS

AWARDS AND DECORATIONS

Purple Heart, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal

BIOGRAPHY

Oscar was born in San Angelo, Texas, the son of Obdulia and Manuel B. Juarez.  He attended San Angelo schools, last attending San Angelo Central High School in the spring of 1967 after his junior year.

The Westerner, San Angelo Central High School, 1967

He enlisted in the Marine Corp before his senior year in high school in September, 1967. He completed Marine Recruit Training at the Marine Recruit Training Depot, San Diego, California. He completed ITR at Camp Pendleton, California and then received further training at Thousand Palms, California as a tank crewman.

He began his tour in Vietnam on May 20, 1968 while staging with the 27th Marine Regiment in Okinawa. He was assigned to I Company, 3rd Battalion, 27th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division. 
According to the 3rd Bn, 27th Marines Command Chronology for June 28, 1968,  the 4th man in line in a foot patrol detonated a booby trap believed to have been made from a dud 155mm shell. The explosion killed two men and wounded several others. The dead were HM3 George L. Myers of Chicago, Illinois, and Pfc Oscar R. Juarez of San Angelo, Texas.  PFC Juarez had been in Vietnam a little over a month. 


He was buried with full military honors in the Calvary Cemetery in San Angelo, Texas.

Calvary Cemetery, San Angelo, Texas




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