Edgardo Zayas

Age: 29
Branch: U.S. Army
Rank: Specialist
Unit: 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division
Station: Fort Campbell, KY

Killed in Action: August 26, 2006
Location: Baghdad, Iraq
Campaign: Operation Iraqi Freedom

Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart, National Defense, Iraq Campaign, Global War on Terror

Hometown: Boston, MA
Family: He is survived by his wife Suheil (Campbell) Zayas; parents Victor and Gloria (Rivera) Zayas of Dorchester; his son, Alexander X. Zayas and a daughter, Alexia Zayas; his brother, Heriberto.