Operation Iraqi Freedom, Fallen Heroes, Iraq War 03/19/03

Ramon A Acevedo Aponte

Watertown, New York

October 26, 2005

Age Military Rank Unit/Location
51 Army Sgt 1st Class

Army's 3rd Forward Support Battalion, Division Support Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division

Fort Stewart, Georgia

 Killed in Rustamiyah, Iraq, on Oct. 26, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV.

Soldier’s remains returned to his native Puerto Rico
The Associated Press
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.

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