In Loving Memory to LCpl Joshua “Chachi” Corral, USMC, 3/7 Marines, KIA on November 18, 2011. Fallen Hero from Danville, CA. Introduction by Mark Marcotte, www.semperfifoundation.org, Amazing Grace with bagpipes, produced by LMA Productions, Pleasanton, CA. Godspeed Chachi.
The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of six Marines who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Killed were: Capt. Daniel B. Bartle, 27, of Ferndale, Wash. Capt. Nathan R. McHone, 29, of Crystal Lake, Ill. MSgt. Travis W. Riddick, 40, of Centerville, Iowa. Cpl. Jesse W. Stites, 23, of North Beach, Md. Cpl. Kevin […]
By Carl Nolte, Chronicle Staff Writer It is just after midnight. Afghanistan is thousands of feet below. The big C-17 Air Force Globemaster has flown nearly halfway around the world, all the way from Travis Air Force Base in California, for this moment. Now the plane banks to the right, sharply, and starts down, spiraling […]
After the stirring memorial last night, there was no doubt that Josh “Chachi” Corral had touched the hearts and lives of so many of his family members, class mates, team mates and beyond. This morning, members of the Diablo Valley Flag Brigade, Warriors’ Watch Riders, Operation: Creek side, Blue Star family members, patriots and grateful […]