Thursday, November 09, 2006

Spc. Nathaniel A. Aguirre: Heroes in the GWOT

Combat Medic, Spc. Nathaniel A. Aguirre, 21, of Carrollton , Texas died Oct. 22 in Baghdad of injuries suffered when his patrol came in contact with enemy forces. Aguirre was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood , Texas .

Spc. Aguirre gave his life while trying to save the life of a comrade. Under fire, he had run to the aid of a fellow soldier when his life was taken by enemy sniper fire.

Aguirreā€™s decorations include The Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Korean Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon, the Parachutist Badge, and the Combat Medical Badge.

Please help us in honoring this fallen hero by telling his story.

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