He was a member of the 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. His parent command was 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.
|Pray for Richard|
This incident is under investigation.
Richard is survived by many loving friends and relatives.
Pray for the 20 year olds who die in war. Yesterday, they were just boys.
Let us pray that Richard Rivera Jr. is in heaven. Let us pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.