VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - Lieutenant
Commander Brody Lynn "Taco" Prieto, U.S. Navy (Ret.), 34, passed away Thursday,
September 15, 2005, at Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, after a 31/2-year
valiant battle with ALS (Lou
Prieto was born April 23, 1971, in El Paso,
Texas, and was the son of Phil and Jan Prieto and Robert and Sandra
Sisk. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1994, where he was an
All-American in both boxing and fencing and was later inducted into the
Naval Academy Athletic Hall of Fame.
After Annapolis, he served his country faithfully
as an F-14 Tomcat RIO for 10 years. Commander Prieto was awarded both the
bronze star and air medal for his actions over Afghanistan.
Celebrating his life and many happy memories
is his wife of eight years, Theresa; their three children, Kaley, Skyler
and Brody Preston; along with his parents; two sisters, Sara and Becky;
and two brothers, Bryan and Bradley.
A service of remembrance will be conducted
at 5 p.m. Monday, September 19, at Charity United Methodist Church, 4080
Charity Neck Road, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23457.
Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery
at 3 p.m. December 5, 2005.
Posted: 30 November November 2005