Ramirez, William Cavinta

Rank: Private First Class

Unit: Howitzer Btry, 2nd Squadron, 2d Armored Cavalry Regiment

Duty station: Fort Polk, Louisiana

MOS: 13F – Fire Support Specialist

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 Action Badge

Deployments: 1 in Iraq

Enlisted: 2002

Date of birth: 15-Mar-1984

Hometown: Portland, Oregon

High School: GED

Campaign: Iraq

Died: 12-Feb-2004

Age at death: 19

Cause of death: Killed in action – IED

Location of fatality: Baghdad, Iraq

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Place of interment: Willamette National Cemetery in Portland, Oregon

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