He was the type of person who was not very outspoken. But he had real manners. It was always, 'Yes, sir' or 'No, sir.'
— Joe Reynaga, counselor at Montclair High School
Oceguera was given the Army Commendation Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal and the Combat Infantryman Badge. He is survived by his parents and a sister.
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