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Spec Irving Medina
Birth: Jul. 14, 1981, Mexico
Death: Nov. 14, 2003
Baghdad, Iraq

Army Spc. Medina was assigned to 4th Battalion, 1st Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Riley, Kansas, as a cannon crewmember. Medina was traveling in a convoy when it struck an improvised explosive device. Irving's family moved from Mexico City to Middletown, N.Y., when he was 6. He attended Goshen High School where he played varsity soccer and graduated in 1999. He later taught local children through a program at Orange County Community College where he was studying. One day Irving came home and told his family that he needed money to pay for college to become an accountant, so he joined the Army in September 2001 and was sent to Iraq last April. Irving loved kids, soccer, the Chicago Bulls, the New York Yankees and the San Francisco 49ers. 
 
Burial:
Orange County Veterans Cemetery
Goshen
Orange County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Brenda N
Record added: Apr 19, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13999491
Spec Irving Medina
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Spec Irving Medina
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Spec Irving Medina
Added by: Marty in Goshen NY
 
 
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- Mike Endress---Alabama-USA
 Added: Nov. 14, 2013
It is just one month and one day shy of 10 years since you left us. It has not gotten easier over the years and you are missed so much by all of us who knew you. I will never be able to get the memory of that phone call out of my head. I can still remem...(Read more)
- G_and_T's Mommy
 Added: Oct. 13, 2013
Rest in peace, Spc. Medina. You are not forgotten.
- Vivian
 Added: Jan. 1, 2012
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