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PFC Ramon Romero
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Birth: May 16, 1986
Death: Aug. 22, 2005, Iraq

Pfc. Ramon Romero of Huntington Park, California as a toddler, Ramon wanted to do things on his own. If he fell, he didn't want to be picked up, he would get mad. He wanted to get up by himself. Even when he was little, he had a very decisive character. The 2004 high school graduate wanted to become a police officer because his family used to live in Watts and were routinely burglarized. Ramon took taekwondo lessons for three years at Blue Dragon Taekwondo School where he was the ideal student: disciplined, very respectful and always willing to lend a helping hand. After boot camp, he was shipped off to Iraq with a brief stop in Ireland, where he wrote home. "Never in my life did I dream about going to the other side of the world." "I'm prepared for what awaits, and I will take care of myself. Whatever happens, it will be God's decision." He is survived by his father, Juan and his mother, Maria. Ramon died when the vehicle he was in was struck by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations near Fallujah. He was 19.

2nd Battalion
7th Marine Regiment
1st Marine Division
I Marine Expeditionary Force
Twentynine Palms, California 
Rose Hills Memorial Park
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: May 19, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14334222
PFC Ramon Romero
Added by: Elizabeth Reed
PFC Ramon Romero
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