San Bernardino, CA: Remembering a year ago the San Bernardino, California Terrorist Attack.
A year ago, at 10:58am PT on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015, a gathering of people for the Christmas holiday season irrupted into terror as an husband and wife, inspired by evil Islamic terrorist, stormed into a banquet room and began shooting innocent people inside the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California.
Many first responders and law enforcement officers and deputies rushed to the incident and began helping people and began searching for the 2 evil attackers.
The 2 evil attackers drove away, but were located a mile away.
After a shootout with authorities, the husband and wife attackers were shot and killed by authorities.
The terrorist attack took the lives of 14 people and wounded 22 people.
As we all come together remembering the Terrorist Attack on San Bernardino, California a year ago today, may we all take a moment to remember the lives we lost in this terrorist attack on innocent lives.
**** Victim’s Names and Information: ****
Michael Raymond Wetzel
37 years old
Lake Arrowhead, California:
A father of 6 children.
Supervised a team of health inspectors in the San Bernardino County’s Environmental Health Services Division.
A member of the Church of the Woods in Lake Arrowhead, California.
He loved his work and his family so very much.
52 years old
A longtime inspector for the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health.
A devout Messianic Jew.
Renewed their marriage vows with his wife Jennifer Thalasinos.
A great husband and had a sweet soul.
58 years old
A health inspector for the San Bernardino County Department of Environmental Health after coming out of retirement in September 2015.
Married to Trenna Meins, principal of Sacred Heart School in Rancho Cucamonga, California, and was a father of 2 children.
Was a bright light with a warm smile and a hearty laugh.
27 years old
Moreno Valley, California:
Was a recent addition to the team working as an inspector for the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health.
A graduated from the University of California, Riverside in Riverside, California.
Was a beautiful person and an absolute sweetheart to all people.
(Larry Daniel Kaufman)
42 years old
A good person that we all loved.
A good and friendly person.
Trained developmentally disabled employees at a coffee shop inside the Inland Regional Center.
Frequented at Renaissance Faire and enjoyed being involved in Renaissance Faire events.
A fun and funny person who loved brightening up people’s spirits.
46 years old
A father of 2 daughters.
Worked as a statistical analyst for healthy communities for the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health.
A dedicated Catholic and often taught religious classes.
A lover of the outdoor.
46 years old
A mother to 2 boys and a girl.
Worked as an inspector for the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health since 2006.
Fled Iran when she was just 18 years old to escape Islamic extremism and the persecution of Christians.
Loved her work and the people she worked with.
60 years old
Was married and had 3 children.
Worked as a supervising environmental health specialist for the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health.
Was the cousin of New York Giants Safety Player Nat Berhe.
Was a good person who was there to help people.
Helped young people on their educational endeavors.
Was originally from Eritrea, Africa.
Excelled in school and graduated with a degree in agriculture and nutrition from a university in Khartoum, Sudan.
Worked in Sudan as an interpreter at a refugee camp and was a manager for a state-owned food processing and packaging company.
Moved to the United States of America to escape violence in his home country and live the American dream.
Use to worked for the Los Angeles County Health Department as a weight and measure inspector before began work with the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health.
40 year old
A funny and good man.
Was married and was a devoted father to his 20 month old baby Savannah.
Worked as a environmental health specialist with the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health.
Was a man who his co-workers looked towards for professional advice and relied on him for his expertise.
Earn a degree in health science with and emphasis in public health from Cal State San Bernardino.
31 year old
Santa Ana, California:
Tin Nguyen was born in Vietnam.
Tin Nguyen worked as a food inspector with the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health.
Tin Nguyen planned to get married in 2017.
Was very good, intelligent, and caring girl who took care of her mother and her family.
50 year old
Was married and was a good husband.
Had a daughter and a son who he loved.
Worked as a health inspector for the San Bernardino County Department of Public Health.
Loved his job.
Was a hard worker and was fair and honest.
Was born in Mexico and was the youngest of 12 siblings.
He emigrated to the United States of America more than 20 years ago.
Encouraged education and wanted his daughter to reach her goal of earning her bachelor’s degree in science in dental hygiene from Loma Linda University.
26 year old
San Jacinto, California:
Was a wife and a mother of a 22 month old son.
Loved her son and her family.
Was always willing to help all of her loved ones.
Was really creative and always willing to help with birthday parties and functions.
Was a cheerful person who always smiling.
Was a giving person.
Loved to bake and cook.
Loved spending time at Disneyland with her family.
45 year old
Was a person who had a fun loving soul.
Loved his family and friends.
Worked as a health inspector with the San Bernardino County Department of Health.
Lived with his girlfriend.
Was born in Jesup, Georgia.
Played baseball and football when he was in high school.
Was a longtime member of City of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s crisis response team.
Loved nature and music.
Was a generous, caring, and helpful person, including when wildfires raged in Southern California years ago, he rounded up stray pets in his pickup truck and took them to a church for shelter and helped first responders dig a trench to protect the church.
27 year old
Is survived by her parents and her 3 sisters.
Worked as an environmental health specialist for the San Bernardino County Department of Health since 2014.
Was an intelligent, motivated, and beautiful young woman.
Was born on Easter Sunday in April 1988.
May we all continue to sends our thoughts, prayers, and condolences to the family and friends of the victims, be supportive to their family and friends of the victims as they continue to grieve and heal, and never forget these wonderful people who loved and care about people and community.
May we all continue to also sends our thoughts, prayers, and support to the many people who survived the terrorist attack and be supportive to their family and friends as they continue to heal.
When evil tried to rip us apart, so many people came together to help people during the terrorist attack at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California.
May we all continue to give thanks and never forget the many people who rushed to help people on that tragic day.
May we all continue to give thanks and never forget the many first responders and law enforcement officers and deputies who rushed into Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California to save lives and to go after the evil people who attacked some many innocent people on that tragic day.
As we all remember what happened at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, California, may we all always stand up against evil who attack innocent people and may we all never allow evil divide or take down our lives, our communities, our country, and our freedoms.
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