|Birth: ||Oct. 30, 1953|
Puerto Rico, USA
|Death: ||Oct. 26, 2005, Iraq|
Sgt. 1st Class Ramon A. Acevedo Aponte born Oct. 30, 1953 in Peñuelas, Puerto Rico and resided in Watertown, New York died in Rustamiyah, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee. He was assigned to the 3rd Forward Support Battalion, Division Support Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia. Died on October 26, 2005.
SAN JUAN — The remains of a soldier killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq last month have been returned to his native Puerto Rico for burial.
The family of Army Sgt. 1st Class Ramon Acevedo Aponte, 51, planned a wake for him Monday in his hometown of Penuelas. He was to be buried the following day.
Acevedo Aponte, who had nine brothers, and another soldier were killed Oct. 26 when a bomb exploded near their Humvee in Rustamiyah, Iraq, the Department of Defense said.
Both soldiers were assigned to the Army's 3rd Forward Support Battalion, Division Support Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.
THIS LISTING IS A MEMORIAL CENOTAPH. ACTUAL BURIAL IS ELSEWHERE
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Created by: Elizabeth Olmstead
Record added: Jul 12, 2006
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