Spec Daniela “Dani” Rojas

Spec Daniela “Dani” Rojas

Birth
Los Angeles County, California, USA
Death 3 May 2014 (aged 19)
Germany
Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Section 27 Row AA Site 01
Memorial ID 129237515 · View Source
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A 19-year-old Fort Carson soldier died Saturday from a non-combat related illness while in Homburg, Germany, according to a statement released Monday by the Department of Defense.

Pfc. Daniela Rojas of Los Angeles was assigned to the 2nd Battalion of the 12th Infantry Regiment in the 4th Brigade Combat Team, the statement read.

Fort Carson officials would not elaborate on what type of illness had caused Rojas' death.

Rojas began her assignment as a unit supply specialist at the Mountain Post in April 2013 and deployed to Afghanistan from Feb. 1 to May 3 of this year, according to Fort Carson officials.

During her 18 months on active duty, Rojas earned the Army Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the NATO Medal and the Army Service Ribbon.

Dani grew up in Boyle Heights, and graduated from Theodore Roosevelt High School in East Los Angeles. She is survived by her parents, Guillermina and Lidio Rojas, two brothers Lidio, David, and three sisters, Joana , Janet, and Bianca

Gravesite Details She was promoted to Specialist posthumously.

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  • Created by: George Bacon
  • Added: 5 May 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 129237515
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Spec Daniela “Dani” Rojas (10 May 1994–3 May 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 129237515, citing Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by George Bacon (contributor 46523227) .