Welcome to the iHonor American Flag honoring USMC Veteran Dan Manrique - a mass shooting victim
************* Fallen Patriot Commemoration This iHonor American Flag is dedicated to: US Marine Corps Veteran and Team RWB Pacific Regional Program Mgr. Dan Manrique
... a 'Really Strong, Selfless Leader' ... Dan Manrique, 33, served for 6 years in the US Marine Corps (2001-2007) - including a deployment to Afghanistan Dan participated in and led Team RWB through numerous team-building events from 2012 to 2018 Manrique, along with 11 others - including Team RWB member Justin Meek, was killed on November 7, 2018 in a mass shooting at Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, CA
Star-Spangled Inspirational Quote about Dan Manrique: ... from his brother Marcos ... "He (Dan) was a very selfless person, always trying to give back, to help in any way. He didn't care about if he got hurt, as long as he was there to help people."
Born August 5, 1985 Interests included hiking, biking, and photography Passions were learning the craft of brewing, cheering for his Los Angeles Dodgers, taking care of fellow Veterans Service-oriented life started early - as a kid he volunteered to help special needs kids at his church
As a Marine, Served as Radio Operator with 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division while deployed with 26th MEU (Marine Expeditionary Unit) deployed to Middle East - including Afghanistan
Member of Team RWB family since 2012, served as Chapter Captain for the Ventura County Team RWB Chapter, and recently hired to lead as Pacific Regional Program Manager Team RWB Eagle teammates inspired him to start his own business - involving his loves in life, service and craft beer ;) In 2015, Dan and Tim O'Brien, creatively named the O'Brique Brewing Company, with the goal of "making great beer that follows and builds upon the lessons of the military…service, camaraderie, and causes greater than ourselves."
CLICK HERE to review the obituary and condolence messages left for Dan Manrique
GO HERE to read the We are the Mighty article about Dan Manrique
On Veterans Day (2018) morning, more than 100 Team RWB and other community members participated in an Honor Run for Dan along the Santa Monica beaches - which finished at the military memorial shown in the video below.
CLICK HERE to examine the VA's #VeteranOfTheDay tribute to Dan Manrique GO HERE to view the Task & Purpose article honoring Dan CLICK HERE to check out the action of Combat Engineers on the 26th MEU in 2007 - Dan's deployment
GO HERE to see an article by Stars & Stripes highlighting the lives of all the mass shooting victims
Tim O'Brien, Dan's business partner, has renewed his commitment to keep the brewery running, "It will be part of Dan's legacy. He wanted a beer that serves. A brewery that contributes to causes and the community veteran-owned, so we're going to keep it going."
Dan is survived by his parents, brother, and 2 sisters
iHonor American Flag : Visitor Comments for Marine Veteran Dan Manrique ... posted here from newest to oldest ...
Happy Birthday, Dan. Please, I was honored to learn your patriotic story and share it with others to be inspired. Unfortunately, we had another mass shooting, actually two of them, this past weekend. So, if you have any insights on how to stop these senseless acts of violence, please send along your intercessions via God. Keep cheering for your beloved Dodgers - as they are having another great season. - from Sean on 8/5/19
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