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Rudy Alexander Acosta


Home of Record: Canyon Country
Date of Birth: May 2, 1991
High School: Santa Clarita Christian School

Service: Army of the United States
Rank: Specialist 4th Class
ID No:
Specialty: Medic
Length of Service:
Unit: 4th Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment
Start Tour:
Based: Vilseck, Germany
Supporting: Operation Enduring Freedom

Incident Date: March 19, 2011
Casualty Date: March 19, 2011
Age at Loss: 20
Location: Kandahar province, Afghanistan
Remains: Eternal Valley Cemetery, Newhall

Narrative: SP4 Rudy A. Acosta of Canyon Country served as an Army Medic with the 2nd Stryker Calvary Regiment in Kandahar, Afghanistan where he was fatally shot at age 20 by a rogue Afghani security soldier on March 19, 2011. SP4 Rudy Acosta was awarded the Bronze Star and Purple Heart among numerous other citations. His rank was elevated posthumously to SP4 from PFC. SP4 Acosta is buried at Eternal Valley Cemetery in Newhall, Calif.

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Rudy A. Acosta
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José Ricardo
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Cole W. Larsen
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Brian Cody Prosser
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Dennis L. Sellen Jr.
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Richard P. Slocum
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Jake W. Suter
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Stephen E. Colley
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John Michael Conant
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Dean Glenn Todd Jr.
Robert Michael Wilson
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