Pedro Mercado

Pedro Mercado

Birth
Bronx County, New York, USA
Death 17 Jun 2010 (aged 47)
Georgia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 28 Site 3684
Memorial ID 57468171 · View Source
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MSG Pedro Mercado, originally from the Bronx, New York, was shot multiple times on June 17, 2010, at the U.S. Army Reserve Center at Fort Gillem, GA. He was 47 years old at the time of his passing.

MSG Mercado was the Noncommissioned Officer-in-charge of the Personnel Section at the US Army Medical Medical Depot Professional Management Command. MSG Mercado was second in command of the group of soldiers and civilians who helped to manage the careers of all Army medical professionals nationwide.

He was in the Army for 29 years, serving with the 82nd Airborne in Kuwait, Germany, Kosovo,and Leavenworth Kansas earning three Meritorious Service Medals, six Army Commendation Medals and seven Army Parachutist badges.

MSG Mercado leaves belind a family that loved him dearly. He was a wonderful father, a true professional and most of all an outstanding soldier. He defined the values the military holds dearest and he served his country well. He will be missed by his family and friends but he will never ever be forgotten!

MSG Mercado was was laid to rest with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetary.


  • Maintained by: T M
  • Originally Created by: A Horan
  • Added: 22 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 57468171
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pedro Mercado (8 Apr 1963–17 Jun 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57468171, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by T M (contributor 47355051) .