Aceves, Omar, SSG

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Engineer Corps
Last Primary MOS
12B10-Combat Engineer
Last MOS Group
Engineer Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
2010-2011, 7th Engineer Battalion
Service Years
1999 - 2011
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Operation Enduring Freedom

Staff Sergeant


Four Service Stripes



Four Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1980
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
El Paso
Last Address
Ghazni province, Afghanistan

Casualty Date
Jan 12, 2011
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
IED-Improvised Explosive Device
Location
Afghanistan
Conflict
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) /OEF - Afghanistan
Location of Interment
Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery - Dallas, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

10th Mountain Division


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
GWOT Fallen
  2011, GWOT Fallen [Verified]

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Action 1st Award

Air Assault Badge
Rifle
Engineer

 
 Unit Assignments
10th Sustainment Brigade693rd Engineer Company7th Engineer Battalion
  1999-2011, 12B10, 10th Sustainment Brigade
  2008-2011, 693rd Engineer Company
  2010-2011, 7th Engineer Battalion
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  2001-2020 Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) /OEF - Afghanistan
  2003-2010 Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Staff Sgt. Omar Aceves of El Paso, Texas graduated from Ysleta High School. He joined the United States Army in February of 2005 and was subsequently stationed at Fort Hood, Texas until 2008 when he arrived at Fort Drum. He previously deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from October 2006 to January 2008. His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Badge, two Army Commendation Medals, 6 Army Achievement Medals, 3 Army Good Conduct Medals, the National Defense Service Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Humanitarian Service Medal, the NATO Medal, the Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas Service Ribbon, the Air Assault Badge and the Marksman Qualification Badge. He died at age 30 in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.
Army
7th Engineer Battalion
10th Sustainment Brigade
10th Mountain Division
Fort Drum, New York
   
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