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Name: Santana S Fernandez Jr
Panel/Line: 26W/18
Force: Army
Company: C
Rank: Sergeant / Specialist Five
Pay Grade: E4 Posthumous Promotion
CAACF: 54722176
Home of Record: San Antonio, TX
Birth Date: September 25, 1949
Race: Caucasian
Gender: M
Religion: Roman Catholic
Married: N
Death Date: April 21, 1969
Cause of Death: ground casualty by an explosive device hostile;
Died in Dinh Tuong at age 19
The body was recovered.
Santana S Fernandez Jr

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Comment[Gary Stoltz and Don Varenhorst]

Comment[Al Vargas, 2nd Platoon, Delta Co.]

We last saw Mouse fernandez in March of 69 pulling bridge guard E/O Dongtam w/o ambush Ally he was singing to the villigers and kids and rocking out with a guitar.

Rest in peace HERMANO (BRO). You won't be forgotten!

You called one of our guys from our Platoon SHEEP that was sp/4 Simpson Huston.


I Luis Reyna was in Vietnam with Santana, I was assigned to Co. B and we will see each other occasionally.  We will talk about San Antonio and drank few beers, Even-though it has been long time I always remember you in my prayers. Thanks for the Ultimate sacrifice bro.