SPC Hugo V. Mendoza

SPC Hugo V. Mendoza 1

SPC. HUGO V. MENDOZA - U.S. Army

Hometown / City: GLENDALE, AZ MARICOPA
Date of Death: Thursday, October 25, 2007
Conflict: Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan)
Branch: U.S. Army
Rank: SPC
Unit: COMPANY B, 2D BATTALION, 503D INFANTRY, 173D ABCT, CAMP EDERLE, ITALY

Birth: Mar. 23, 1978
California, USA
Death: Oct. 25, 2007, Afghanistan

Spc. Hugo V. Mendoza, 29, of Glendale, Ariz., was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy; died Oct. 25 in Korengal Valley, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when he came in contact with enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenade, machine-gun and small-arms fire during combat operations. Also killed was Sgt. Joshua C. Brennan.

Burial:
Fort Bliss National Cemetery
El Paso
El Paso County
Texas, USA
Plot: Sec BB Site 478

SPC Hugo V. Mendoza 2