PFC Edwin A. Andino

PFC. EDWIN A. ANDINO

Hometown / City: CULPEPER, VA CULPEPER
Date of Death: Sunday, September 3, 2006
Conflict: Operation Iraqi Freedom (Iraq)
Branch: U.S. Army
Rank: Pfc.
Unit: COMPANY A, 1ST BATTALION, 26TH INFANTRY, 2 BCT, (4ID), WURZBURG, GERMANY

Birth: Jun. 9, 1983
Portsmouth
Portsmouth City
Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 3, 2006
Baghdad, Iraq

Army Pfc. Edwin A. Andino II, 23, of Culpeper, Va.; assigned to 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Wurzburg, Germany; died Sept. 3 of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Baghdad. Also killed was Sgt. Jason L. Merrill. He was awarded the Army Achievement Medal and received a posthumous Purple Heart and a Bronze Star for valor. Survivors include his mother, Cathy J. Andino; his father, Edwin A. Andino; and grandparents Hazel and H.R. Settle.

Burial:
Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery
Reva
Culpeper County
Virginia, USA