Alexis R. Fuentes Jr.

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Amarillo, TX

Branch of Service: U.S. Marine Corps

Rank: Private

Pvt. Alexis Fuentes graduated from basic training with the Marine Corp on July 9, 2010. He furthered his training in MO, then served as a Motor-T with Marine Wing Support Squadron 374 in Twentynine Palms, California. Fuentes died in a training accident when his seven-ton vehicle rolled.

A.J. was a beautiful soul. His smile was contagious. He was the most selfless person, always helping others.

He loved his family and loved to dance!

Age: 22

Date of Death: October 06, 2011

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