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SSG Ricardo Seija
978th MP Company, 720th MP Battalion

Killed In Action ~ 8 July 2012 ~ Afghanistan



They Say,
our deaths are not ours,
they are yours,
they will mean what
you make of them.

They say,
we leave you our deaths,
give them some

Archibald MacLeish
poet and WWI veteran.

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    SSG Ricardo Seija, age 31 of Tampa, FL, and five other soldiers of the 978th MP Company, attached subordinate to HQ & HQ Detachment, 720th MP Battalion were killed in action on 8 July 2012 when insurgents attacked their unit in Maidan Shahr, Wardak Province, Afghanistan with an Improvised Explosive Devise.

     Also killed in the blast were; SPC Erica Alecksen, age 21 of Eatonton, GA; SPC Clarence Williams III, age 23 of Brooksville, FL; PFC Trevor B. Adkins, age 21 of Spring Lake, N.C; PFC Alejandro J. Pardo, age 21 of Porterville, CA, and PFC Cameron J. Stambaugh, age 20 of Spring Grove, PA. The soldiers were deployed from the 93rd Military Police Battalion, Fort Bliss, Texas.



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