Died: October 18, 2009, Mosul, Iraq
Pfc Rivera was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. He died of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Daniel was a 2005 graduate of Victor High School in Victor, New York where he played soccer and baseball.
Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Rochester, New York