Check Out Our Latest ‘Salute to Service’ Local Marine Hero
Townsquare Media / Texarkana is always proud to feature our Nation's heroes, at work and at play whenever we get the chance to do so, today we have a young man to feature, a Marine Sargeant from Nashville, Arkansas. Any guesses yet?
US Marine Sgt. Fidel A. Berruquin from Nashville, Arkansas
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Fidel A. Berruquin, the guy with the football. Sgt Berruquin is an aviation-maintenance data specialist with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 261. Here he is shown playing flag football during a field meet at Marine Air Station Yuma, Arizona on January 14, 2023. VMM-261 hosted a field meet to build comradery through healthy competition and exercise while deployed for Service Level Training Exercise 2-23. VMM-261 is a subordinate unit of 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, the aviation combat of II Marine Expeditionary Force.
Our thanks to U.S. Marine Corps photographer Cpl. Caleb Stelter for providing these photos for the folks back home.
What do they fly in Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 261? The Tilt-rotor V22 Osprey.
As always, we consider it an honor and privilege to feature our hometown heroes whenever we can. Without them and those that came before them, none of what we do and the freedoms we enjoy are possible.