This Memorial Page Established by -4th grader from Frisco ISD
Soldier: Sgt. Matthew Mendoza
Branch: United States Marine Corps.
Hometown: San Antonio, Texas
Unit: 2nd Batt 7th Marine regiment
Stationed in 29 palms, California
Serving in Afghanistan
Mos: pistol and rifle instructor
His goal his to get all his men back home
Played football as a line backer and running back
Family: wife, Valerie and son
Sgt. Matthew E. Mendoza was killed in action on June 20th, 2008. He was killed serving his
country in Afghanistan.
I miss him so he was a great MARINE and honorable husband not a day goes by that i don't
think about him. Thank you for your appreciation and acknowledgement.
Dear Sgt. Mendoza’s family,
I feel terrible for your loss. I, too, am flowing in tears as I learned about the loss of Sgt.
Mendoza. We learned all about him in class today. I wish I could bring him back. We won’t
forget about him.
Gladson, 4th grader from Frisco ISD
|Sgt. Matthew E. Mendoza
United States Marine Corps
KIA 20 June 2008, Afghanistan