A Marine's Story: Corporal Albert George Haddad Jr.


Corporal Albert George Haddad Jr was born on April 20, 1968, in Dover, Delaware. His family settled in Lewisville, Texas, while Corporal Haddad was young and graduated from Lewisville High School. Corporal Albert Haddad played on the offensive line on the high school team and was known for his drive, commitment, and sense of humor. He planned on becoming an architect. Corporal Albert G. Haddad graduated in 1986.  

He enlisted in the US Marine Corps in 1988, training as a helicopter crew member, and was assigned a door gunner with the light helicopter squadron. He served aboard the USS Caron before Corporal Albert George Haddad Jr. deployed to the Persian Gulf with the USS Shasta for Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield and the Gulf War.

On February 3, 1991, Corporal Albert George Haddad Jr. died during his service when the UH-1N Huey he was aboard crashed in Saudi Arabia. He rests at the Flower Mound Cemetery in Flower Mound, Texas. 


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