United States Marine MARSOC Operator Staff Sergeant Menendez was apart of the 1st Raider Battalion in Camp Pendleton. He joined the United States marine in 1999 when he was urged to join his father, Him being a past marine during Vietnam. After completing his 13 Weeks of Boot camp plus School of Infantry for his Machine Gunner Training he was shipped off to fight in the Somali Civil war. He fought in Operation Avid Response and some other Operations before his tour was over, He re-enlisted and fought in the War in Afganistan and was promptly noticed by Force Recon and taken to training, After completing his training and Becoming a Force Recon Operator he was taken to Operations in Afganistan to Kuwait. By the time 2006 Came by he was a Sergeant and was offered a Position in MARSOC. Accepting he was sent on his first deployment with the group, Afganistan. He was in a small group of 6 tasked with taking out an HVT [High-Value Target] located in Daykundi. They completed the mission with only 1 causality. In 2009 and in-charge of his own unit He was tasked with making his way to Chernarus and taking out a Lieutenant with the Rebels. They took a small boat to the Southern Coast of Chernarus and landed close to Kamenka and were making their way North to what Intel suggested was the Lieutenants Location. They made their way to Zelenagorsk before being ambushed by the Chernarus Military thinking they were rebels. All but 2 of them died, The two being Staff Sergeant Menendez and Sergeant Candler. The Marine corps called the Mission a Failure and all Operators KIA. When the Outbreak happened and slowly Chernarus started to fall the Guards of the Prison camp that the 2 Operators were in left, leaving the prison open for leaving and they both left. Sergeant Candler was however stabbed by a Prisoner on his way out and Menendez was left on his own with nothing to survive in the wilderness.