Staff Sgt Javier O. Ortiz Rivera
Born: September 7, 1984
Died: November 16, 2010 in Helmand, Afghanistan
Staff Sgt. Javier O. Ortiz Rivera of Rochester, New York is a graduate of Edison School of Imaging and Information Technology. Javier joined the United States Marines in 2002. And as a Marine, he was serving his second deployment to Afghanistan, having previously served a tour in Iraq. He leaves his wife, Veronica, three children, his mother, Gloria Rivera, his father, Orlando, a brother Orlando and a sister Glory. He was expected to be back stateside in April of 2011. He died at age 26 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
8th Marine Regiment
2nd Marine Division
II Marine Expeditionary Force
Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
Burial is at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia – Sec 60 Site 9485
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