The hero of the match brought to you by Pirnia Law is veteran US Army Supply Sergeant Lennin Tejada.
Sergeant Tejada served six and a half years in the United States Army. He was a paratrooper with the 2nd Battalion, 82nd Aviation Regiment, part of the 82nd Airborne Division. The 82nd Airborne is the nation’s Global Response Force. Once ordered, it can mobilize, load and land anywhere in the world in less than 36 hours to perform combat operations, aid US allies and provide humanitarian assistance. In 2002, Sgt. Tejada deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, where he was responsible for supply and logistics for Task Force Corsair and Special Operations. He has won several awards for his role in Operation Anaconda and Operation Mountain Sweep. In 2003, Sgt Tejada was dispatched to AL-Fallujah in Iraq, during the initial invasion by US forces in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Tejada was part of a quick reaction force during the 1st Battle of Fallujah called “Operation Vigilant Resolve” and the 2nd Battle of Fallujah “Operation Phantom Fury”, as well as leading his squadron on the security of convoys, bases and supply and logistics. In 2004, Sergeant Tejada was deployed to Georgetown, Bahamas, and the Turks Caicos Islands for Operation BAT in coalition with United States Navy, United States Coast Guard, and DEA agents in support of the war on drugs.
Sgt Tejada has been a proud Galaxy fan since 96!