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11-15-2013, 14:52
Staff Sgt. Richard Lee Vazquez, 28, of Seguin, Texas, died Nov. 13, 2013, of wounds received from an improvised explosive device blast in Panjwai province, Afghanistan.

He was assigned to Company B, 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), and was deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom - Afghanistan. This was Vazquez' fifth deployment during his military career.

Vazquez joined the Army in August 2004, as an infantryman. He attended initial Infantry training at Ft. Benning, Ga., and was assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Ft. Campbell, Ky., from July 2005 to Sep. 2009.

In Sept. 2009, Vazquez volunteered for the Special Forces Assessment and Selection. He graduated from the Special Forces Qualification Course in December 2010, and was assigned to the 3rd Bn., 7th SFG (A) as a weapons sergeant.

He is survived by his parents, brother and sister.

Rest in Peace Brother. DOL

11-15-2013, 15:31
RIP, Warrior. DOL.

11-15-2013, 15:47
Rest in Peace Brother!!!!!

Abu Jack
11-15-2013, 15:50
Rest In Peace.

11-15-2013, 15:58
Rest in Peace, SSG Vazquez.

11-15-2013, 17:10
RIP Brother

11-15-2013, 17:14
Rest in Peace Brother. DOL

The Reaper
11-15-2013, 17:59
RIP, hermano.

Thank you for your service, and your sacrifice.

You will not be forgotten.


11-15-2013, 18:09
Rest in Peace Brother.

Prayers to your family, friends and team mates.

Blue skies and soft landings

11-15-2013, 18:18
RIP Warrior, Vaya con Dios..

Goggles Pizano
11-16-2013, 10:07
In nomine Patris, et Filii, et Spiritus Sancti amen.
In pace requiescat SSG Vazquez. Dominus vobiscum.

11-16-2013, 10:26
Rest In Peace, Brother.

11-16-2013, 11:55
Rest in Peace, SSG.

11-16-2013, 22:48
Rest in Peace, SSG. Thank you for your service and your sacrifice. You will ALWAYS be missed and NEVER forgotten. Give my son a hug for me and tell him I will see him soon.

molon labe

11-18-2013, 20:44
Rest in Peace Warrior.

Until that day,


11-19-2013, 02:18
Rest in peace, SSG Vasquez. Thank you for your service and your sacrifice. I will pray for you and your family.

full cooler
11-19-2013, 03:30
Rest in Peace.

Red Flag 1
11-19-2013, 11:33
Rest In God's Own Peace, Warrior.

11-19-2013, 15:41
Rest in Peace

11-25-2013, 11:43
I graduated high school one year ahead of him. Great guy. RIP brother.

11-25-2013, 18:51
RIP young SSG

11-26-2013, 06:30
RIP Warrior.