Javier Conrado

Javier Jr., Conrado Diaz

Rank: Private First Class

Unit: I Co, 3d Squadron, 2d Cavalry Stryker Regiment

Duty station: Vilseck, Germany

MOS: 19D – Cavalry Scout

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

Badges: Combat Action Badge

Deployments: 1st

Enlisted: 2009

Date of birth: 21 May 1991

Hometown: Marina, California

High School: Seaside High School

Campaign: Afghanistan

Died: 19 December 2010

Age at death: 19

Cause of death: Killed in action – IED

Location of fatality: Lwan Sohbat, Afghanistan

Place of interment: San Carlos Cemetery in Monterey, California

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Notes: A portion of State Highway 218 between the junction of State Route 68 in the City of Del Rey Oaks to and the junction of State Highway 1 in the City of Seaside is designated as the “United States Army Private First Class Conrado D. Javier Memorial Highway.”  He was in Army Junior ROTC in high school.