|Birth: ||Jul. 5, 1989|
|Death: ||Aug. 22, 2012|
SGT LOUIS R. TORRES, was born in Lorain, OH., on July 5, 1989. He joined the Army as an Infantryman on June 26, 2008. After completing basic combat training and advance individual training at Fort Benning, GA., SGT Torres reported to 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division at Fort Lewis, WA. SGT Torres served as a Rifleman, Grenadier, Team Leader and Squad Leader while serving consecutive tours with the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, both in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. His Military Awards include the Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Unit Commendation Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghan Campaign Medal with campaign star, Iraq Campaign Medal with campaign star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon and Army Overseas Service Ribbon. Military Schools: Warrior Leaders Course and Combatives Level 1. SGT Torres lost his battle with his wounds on 22 August 2012 with his family at his side. SGT Torres leaves to mourn him his mother, Armanda Ellis; brothers Alberto Torres and Andre Ellis; sister Ayana Morrison; father Albert Torres. Family, friends and military private service held at Russ United Methodist Church.
Published in The Plain Dealer from August 27 to August 29, 2012
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Created by: Caretaker
Record added: Aug 27, 2012
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A wounded warrior, US Army, Iraq|
Added: Aug. 27, 2012