Watertown, NY, Aug 24, 2012 — A memorial service was held at Fort Drum Thursday afternoon to remember the lives of two 10th Mountain Division soldiers killed in Afghanistan.
24-year old Sergeant Jose Reyes, of San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico, and 28-year old Staff Sergeant Daniel Rodriguez of Baltimore, Md., were killed July 18 when their vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device. The two were heavy-vehicle drivers.
Staff Sargeant Raffinee Adams praised Staff Sgt. Rodriguez for his leadership and compassion for his fellow soldiers. His wife attended the service, joined by their three children. Sergeant Reyes' wife also attended with their two children.