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Billy Gomez

Billy Gomez

Died: October 27, 2004

Rank: Corporal

Unit: Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division (Light)

Branch: U.S. Army

Corporal Billy Gomez died on October 27, 2004, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Cen­ter in Landstuhl, Germany. He was fatally wounded on October 20 when the vehicle he was riding in hit an improvised land mine. The 25-year-old combat medic was as­signed to the 25th Infantry Division (Light), Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. He was serving with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company of the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, known as the Wolfhounds, and was in Afghanistan supporting his country in Operation Enduring Freedom. Members of the Wolfhounds gathered to pay their final respects to their fallen comrade on October 30, 2004, at Forward Operating Base Orgun-E in Afghanistan.

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