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PFC Paul O Cuzzupe died August 8, 2010, in Akhtar-Mohammad-Khan, Afghanistan

Paul O Cuzzupe

Died: August 8, 2010

Rank: Private First Class

Unit: 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Calvary Regiment, Vilseck, Germany

Branch: U.S. Army

Pfc. Paul O. Cuzzupe, 23, died August 8, 2010, in Akhtar-Mohammad-Khan, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. Cuzzupe, of Plant City, Fla., was born on the Army base at Fort Riley, Kan., as both of his parents served in the U.S. Army. A week before his death, Cuzzupe was honored with the Army Commendation Medal for his efforts to save an Afghani child's life who had lost both legs and an arm.

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