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Hospitalman William F. Ortega, 23, died June 18, 2010, of wounds sustained in a blast from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Helmand Province, Afghanistan

William F Ortega

Died: July 18, 2010

Rank: Hospitalman

Unit: Third Battalion, First Marine Regiment, First Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force

Branch: U.S. Navy

Hospitalman William F. Ortega, 23, died June 18, 2010, of wounds sustained in a blast from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Ortega, of Miami, was laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery.

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