December 17, 2011

Fallen Hero: Pvt. Jalfred Vaquerano

U.S. Army Pvt. Jalfred D. Vaquerano, 20, died December 13th, in Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries suffered from enemy small-arms fire while deployed in Logar province, Afghanistan.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas.

Vaquerano, of Apopka, Florida, was an Infantryman who entered the Army from Tampa, Florida in January 2011. He was previously stationed at Fort Benning, Georgia. Vaquerano’s awards and decorations include the National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with a Campaign Star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and the Army Service Ribbon

 Pvt Vaquerano is the 1,855th American killed in Afghanistan.

Requiescat in Pace, Soldier

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