Friday, July 27, 2007

Pfc. Juan S. Restrepo

NEWS RELEASES from the United States Department of Defense
 
No. 932-07 IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 26, 2007
Media Contact: (703) 697-5131/697-5132
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DoD Identifies Army Casualty
 
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
 
Pfc. Juan S. Restrepo, 20, of Pembroke Pines, Fla., died July 22 in Korengal Valley, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy.
 
For more information related to this release, media may contact the Southern European Task Force public affairs office at 011-39-0444-71-7011 or 011-39-0444-71-8020.
 
My deepest, heartfelt condolences to the Family and Friends of this Fallen Hero. We thank you for your sacrifice, we are a grateful nation. May your pain be tempered in the knowledge that Juan is a True American Hero and he will Never be Forgotten.

Stand down, PFC Juan S. Restrepo, your mission is now complete, may you rest in eternal peace.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thank you for your service and sacrafice, you and all of our fallen brothers and sisters are true AMERICAN HERO'S. And to your family we are forever grateful, thank you so much.