Kizh/Gabrieleño Military Men

Johnny Bear

Brian Devin Aguirre

This is my brother Brian Devin Aguirre on the Iraq-Kuwait-Border in 2008. Brian is a Native American Indian Military Combat Veteran of the Armed Forces of the United States of America.  He was born in the cityh of San Gbriel, Californai on May 18, 1969. Brian joined the United States Army in 1988 at the age of eighteen years old.  He has more than twenty years of experience as a Military Police Officer (M.P.).  He is currently an Army Staff Sergeant and has successfully completed a "Tour of Duty" (Deployment) in 2008 to 2009 Operation Iraqi Freedom.  He is also a "Drug and Alcohol" Non Commissioned Officer (N.C.).) in charge of drug testing for the United States Army.  He has beendeplyed and assigned around the world to many situations including combat training throughout hismilitary career.  The Henninger/Barry/Aguirrre family has alwayus been very patriotic and wiling to defend and fight for this country no matter what the cost.  This is the true definition of the original "Homeland Security", fighting terrorism in the United States since 1492.  We have been very fortunate to have role models in our family that we can look up to whencircumstances and situartions are critical and we need to make a crucial decision.  We need to "Support Our Troops" and personally thank them for sacrificiaing their lives and freedom inorder to preserve our lives nd freedom in the land of the free and the hone of the brave.

James Aguirre

Alex "Cappy" Acuna WWII

William "Billy" Acuna WWII

Felix "Chapo" Acuna WW II

Ernest "Newty" Acuna WW II

Albert Acuna Sr. WW II

Jack Gradias Sr. WW II

Reggie Gradias WW II

©Andy Salas