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Marine Cpl. Richard A. Rivera Jr.

Died August 10, 2012 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom


20, of Ventura, Calif.; assigned to Headquarters Company, 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii; while deployed, he was attached to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marines, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; died Aug. 10 in Garmsir, Afghanistan, after being shot by an Afghan civilian. Also killed were Marine Staff Sgt. Scott E. Dickinson, 29, of San Diego and Marine Lance Cpl. Gregory T. Buckley, 21, of Oceanside, N.Y.

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