Acosta, Genaro, SPC

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Specialist
Last Service Branch
Air Defense Artillery
Last Primary MOS
14R-Bradley Crewmember
Last MOS Group
Air Defense Artillery (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
2002-2003, 1st Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery
Service Years
1998 - 2003
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Operation Iraqi Freedom

Specialist


One Service Stripe



One Overseas Service Bar


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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1977
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
La Mirada
Last Address
Baghdad, Iraq

Casualty Date
Nov 11, 2003
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
IED-Improvised Explosive Device
Location
Iraq
Conflict
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Location of Interment
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery - San Antonio, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 25, Site 1695

 Official Badges 

4th Infantry Division


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
GWOT Fallen
  2003, GWOT Fallen [Verified]

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Action 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
4th Infantry Division1st Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery
  1998-2003, 4th Infantry Division
  2002-2003, 1st Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  2001-2002 Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)
  2003-2003 Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 869-03
November 19, 2003

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

            Spc. Genaro Acosta, 26, of Fair Oaks, Calif., was killed on Nov. 11 in Taji, Iraq.  Acosta was on patrol when his Bradley vehicle hit and detonated two improvised explosive devices.  Acosta died of his injuries.

 

            Acosta was assigned to 1st Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Division (Mech), Fort Hood, Texas.

 

   
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