A wounded warrior is coming home this Saturday, and you can help welcome him home – Army Specialist Marco Vincent Fernandez of Chino Hills.
The Patriot Guard Riders has been invited to assist in the welcome home and celebration for Army Specialist Marco Vincent Fernandez, Chino Hills HS class of 2010, 8th squadron, 1st cavalry regiment, US ARMY, Fort Lewis.
Marc was wounded the later part of October 2012 after spending only a short time in Afghanistan. He was wounded by an IED while traveling in a striker vehicle. He lost his right leg below the knee. He is recently married and the father of one year old twins. This will be his first time home since his injury.
Marc is arriving in Ontario on 27 APR 13. The family is planning a Welcome Home Hero Celebration at 3pm at the American Legion Hall in Chino. The Patriot Guard Riders are meeting Marc and his family at the airport and then accompanying them to Chino. The PGR is also invited to stay and meet Marc and his family once we arrive at the American Legion Post.