IRAQ - VILLANUEVA, JAVIER ANTONIO

Villanueva, Javier Antonio

IRAQ - VILLANUEVA, JAVIER ANTONIO
VILLANUEVA, JAVIER ANTONIO

Rank: Specialist

Unit: 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 91W1O – Health Care Specialists

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, 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: 22-Aug-1980

Hometown: Temple, Texas

Marital status: Married to Felicia Villanueva. One daughter; Talihia.

Campaign: Iraq

Incident date: 23-Nov-2005

Date of casualty: 24-Nov-2005

Age at death: 25

Cause of death: Hostile Death. Hostile Action.
Javier Antonio Villanueva died on November 24, 2005 in Asad, Iraq, of injuries sustained on November 23, 2005 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol during combat operations in Hit, Iraq.

Location of fatality: Al Asad Surgical, Iraq

Place of interment: Waco Memorial Park, Waco, Texas, USA

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