Community Honors Fallen Soldier Cpl. Mac Ortiz Of El MonteIn honor of Cpl. Marc Ortiz's service, a new affordable housing community is being built in El Monte. It will be named Plaza Ortiz and will provide housing to low-income families and homeless veterans.
Army Battalion Takes Photo With Fallen Soldier's Newborn BabyThe soldiers coincidentally came home the day Christian was born, which made their homecoming that much sweeter.
Newborn Baby Of Fallen Soldier Has Photo Shoot With Her Father's Army 'Brothers'As if they were her own family, about 20 men showed up to the shoot to celebrate Christian, dressed in the military uniforms. They held the tiny baby and posed for the photographer. Christian wore a special onesie for the occasion: "My Daddy, my hero" it said. In one stunning photo, the men form a circle with their palms in the center. Resting in the middle of their hands, Christian lays looking up at the camera.
Remains Of Soldier Killed During Korean War Return Home Nearly 70 Years LaterCpl. Albert Quintero was buried with full military honors on May 14 in Long Beach.