IRAQ - PENA-ROMERO, JORGE L JR

Pena-Romero, Jorge Luis Jr

IRAQ - PENA-ROMERO, JORGE LUIS JR
PENA-ROMERO, JORGE LUIS JR

Rank: Staff Sergeant

Unit: B Troop, 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 19K3O – M1 Armor Crewman

Awards: Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Army Overseas Service Ribbon

Badges: Combat Action Badge

Date of birth: 19-Oct-1975

Hometown: Fallbrook, California

Marital status: Married to Melissa Pena-Romero. Three children.

Campaign: Iraq

Date of casualty: 16-Jul-2005

Age at death: 29

Cause of death: Hostile Death. Hostile Action.
Jorge Luis Pena-Romero Jr was killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee as his unit was conducting a mounted patrol in Baghdad.

Location of fatality: 344th Combat Support Hospital (CSH), Abu Ghraib, Iraq

Place of interment: San Fernando Mission Cemetery, Mission Hills, California, USA

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