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Texas Marine Earns Marine of the Quarter

Story by Cpl. Marco Mancha | 2nd Marine Division | Date: 04.19.2011

CAMP LEATHERNECK, Helmand province, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan – He hails from the southern tip of Texas, where warm weather radiates and sun-kissed residents roam the subtropical City of Palms. All he wanted was to broaden his horizons and fulfill his father’s dream of becoming a service member; he never expected to earn the prestigious title of Marine of the Quarter.

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