Esteves, Fernando Barcinas, SGT

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Cavalry
Last Primary MOS
11D10-Armor Reconnaissance Specialist
Last MOS Group
Armor (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1969-1970, 11D40, B Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry
Service Years
1963 - 1970
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Order of the Spur

Sergeant


Two Service Stripes


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Home State
Guam
Guam
Year of Birth
1942
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Merizo Village, GUAM
Last Address
Merizo Village, GUAM

Casualty Date
Feb 15, 1970
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Tay Ninh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Merizo Community Catholic Cemetery - Merizo, Guam
Wall/Plot Coordinates
13W 014

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

Order of The Spur


 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial3/4 Cav AssociationThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1970, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1970, 3/4 Cav Association [Verified]
  2020, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1963, Basic Training (Camp Tortuguero, Puerto Rico)
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1969-1970, 11D40, B Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry
  1969-1970, 11D40, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
  1969-1970 Vietnam War/Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jun 02, 2012, General Photos13
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity


Jerry Brownfield
nrthrnpik@msn.com
Driver, on his track, #34.
3523, Columbia Street, Des Moines, iowa, 50313, USA
A great man, in my life, SGT., Esteves.
I knew this great man, only a short time, as the track commander, in B, Troop, track, #34. I was his driver, for several months, until he wanted, to join a infantry squad, in our B, Troop, in 3/4, Cav.. It was a great shock, to our entire platoon, to not only lose, a great man, like Sgt., Esteves, but 2, weeks, before his death, our former B, Troop, Platoon leader, 1LT., Russell A Steindam, was also killed, in an ambush. I will never, forget, this man and his great smile and outlook, on life which was ended, before his time. May peace, be with you. #34, Driver- Jerry M Brownfield, 1969-1970.
Oct 5, 2008

POSTED ON 6.10.2015

DEAR UNCLE FERNANDO

We never met. My dad is your brother and you are my namesake. Like you and all the males in your family of 15 served in the Army, your nephews as well. Your sacrifice is never forgotten on us, as a disabled army veteran with 3 combat tours we will always be kindred spirits. Your nephew,

SSG Esteves, Fernando B II

 
   
Comments/Citation

buddy bigham
choppers@chestertel.com
friend in common
43, circle street, Great Falls, sc., 29055, USA
I didn't know you, but I have a friend, that served, with you and we were talking, about Vietnam and he told me, about you. I want, to take this time, to thank you, for your service, to this country.
Aug 17, 2006
   
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