Mario Humberto Gómez looks for his teammates

His name is Mario Humberto Gomez and from the social network Twitter, made the post that quickly went viral. It was also replicated on other social networks, capturing the attention of the followers of the walls that their search has been replicated.

Mario Humberto Gómez looks for his teammates

Mario Gomez is native of Añatuya, Santiago del Estero and He said he was looking for who his companions were at that historical moment that crossed the country in 1982. He is a Malvinas Combatant Conscript Soldier who served in BIM1 (Marine Infantry Battalion No. 1). “I don’t remember the names”, he says in his publication, but highlights the military unit in which he served and highlights the class 62/63.

The participation of the Marine Corps in the South Atlantic Conflict is divided into two stages: that of the recovery of sovereignty with the landing of Special Forces on April 1 and actions that took place on April 2, 1982. Then, in the defense of the Islands, consequence of the military escalation.

Image that went viral on social networks.  Mario Humberto Gómez wearing the uniform.

Image that went viral on social networks. Mario Humberto Gómez wearing the uniform.

BIM1 participated in the amphibious operation called “Operation Rosario”, which also had as main participants the Landing Force integrated by the Amphibian Command Grouping, part of the Grouping of Tactical Divers, the Marine Infantry Battalion No. 2 Ec. (BIM2), the Amphibious Vehicle Battalion No. 1, a communications section of the Communications Battalion No. 1 Ec., the Campaign Artillery Battalion Nº 1 Ec. and logistical support groups. The RI Mec 25, of the Argentine Army, also sent a section for this operation.

Heraldic Shield of the unit to which it belonged.  BIM 1 was dissolved and its members were assigned to other units in Mar del Plata and Puerto Belgrano.

Heraldic Shield of the unit to which it belonged. BIM 1 was dissolved and its members were assigned to other units in Mar del Plata and Puerto Belgrano.

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