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Memorial named for fallen Marine

Original post made on Jul 26, 2013

Although he is sure his son, who was very humble, wouldn't have wanted the fanfare, Pete Manoukian said he and his family are honored that the military has decided to name a ceremonial hall inside the San Jose Military Entrance Processing Station after his son, Capt. Matthew Manoukian, who died while serving in the Marine Corps in Afghanistan last August.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, July 26, 2013, 12:00 AM

Comments

Posted by Ron Phuket, a resident of another community
on Jul 26, 2013 at 10:58 pm

This is great honor befitting an awesome and honorable young man from such an awesome family that has spent decades serving the people of California. I know that his family is proud of Captain Manoukian for his service and sacrifice for this great country.

God Bless from Thailand


Posted by Karen, a resident of Blossom Valley
on Jul 26, 2013 at 10:59 pm

A fitting tribute to a brave young man. My thoughts are with the Manoukian family.


Posted by Milano Family..Stephanie's, a resident of another community
on Aug 9, 2013 at 8:41 pm

On the first Anniversary of Matt's passing we cannot figure the pain and loss we shared with our daughter in Seal Beach. The loss is heavy on all of hearts and we want you to know we will never forget the hero and saint that was in our midst and caring for each and every American. Prayers and care...............Sally and Phil Milano