According to Public Affairs Chief Luis Agostini for the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, this was the first inquiry that he had ever received about any sightings. He said there is an airstation on base, and there are usually helicopters, so it could have been a helicopter. However, he could not confirm if it was or what it was.
From “UFO Sighting in Laguna Niguel Part 2: Bogus?” by Debbie Skylar, Laguna Niguel Patch, March 7, 2012
“Combat environments are not always a fast-paced, guns-blazing tempo like you would find in a war video game, but rather a lot of downtime and boredom. Also, war and combat is much less romanticized after you have actually experienced it,” said Staff Sgt. Luis Agostini, Camp Pendleton Public Affairs Chief.
From “Marine combat correspondents are their own band of brothers,” by Tony Cagala, The Coast News, Aug. 18, 2011
“A lot of marines are deployed, but their actions are above and beyond what was expected of them. On two different days, they saved many lives,” said Sgt. Luis Agostini, who is a Marine, as well.
From “Billboards to feature two Chicago Marines,” by Theresa Gutierrez, ABC7 Chicago, May 23 2008
“It limits access, so we’ll have to find different ways of reaching people,” said Luis Agostini, a spokesman for the Marines. Even with more favorable rules adopted in 2002, he said, it’s a struggle to meet recruitment quotas every year. “It’s not the draft anymore — it’s their choice.”
From “Chicago schools are asked to limit military recruiters’ access to students,” by Karoun Demirjian, Chicago Tribune, Dec. 11, 2007
Because of pending criminal charges stemming from his essay, Lee’s recruiter told him Friday that the Marine Corps has discharged him from his contract, said Sgt. Luis R. Agostini, spokesman for the Marine Corps Recruiting Station Chicago. “Basically, he is no longer an applicant to become a Marine,” Agostini said.
From “Marines drop student charged for violent essay,” by Associated Press, April 27, 2007