Arthur O. Garza

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Houston, TX

Branch of Service: U.S. Marine Corps

Rank: Lance Corporal

Arthur joined the Marine Corps in 1988 after graduating from high school. His service in the Marine Corps consisted the regular enlisted duties, and a tour in the Philippines and the Panama Canal. His last deployment was to Kuwait to serve in Operation Desert Storm. He served in the 1st Light Armored Infantry Battalion, “Tip Of The Spear” when he was killed returning from a night raid in enemy territory.

Arthur was a kind and humble young man. He always had a wonderful smile that would light up a room. He was a proud Marine who served the country he loved.

Arthur was a loving husband, father, son and brother. He was someone that was well liked and admired by many of his friends and family.

Age: 20

Date of Death: January 26, 1991

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