Candelo, Steven Ivan

Rank: Corporal

Unit: A Trp, 1st Squadron, 2d Cavalry

Duty station: Vilseck, Germany

MOS: 11B10 – Infantryman

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon

Badges: Combat Infantryman Badge

Deployments: 1 in Iraq

Enlisted: 2005

Date of birth: 11-Jun-1987

Hometown: Houston, Texas

High School: Elsik High School

Married: Engaged

Campaign: Iraq

Died: 26-Mar-2008

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Killed in action – RPG

Location of fatality: Baghdad, Iraq

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Place of interment: Forest Park Westheimer Cemetery in Houston, Texas

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