Wednesday, January 12, 2011

U.S Army Specialist Benjamin G. Moore

Spc. Benjamin Moore
U.S Army Specialist Benjamin G. Moore, aged 23, from Robbinsville, New Jersey, was killed 12th January 2011 in Ghazni province, Afghanistan. He died from wounds received from the blast of improvised explosive device detonated by insurgents in the area.

He was assigned to the 7th Engineer Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y. 

At his funeral, Spc. Moore received the customary military bugle requiem followed by an honourary three volley rifle salute and the folding of the flag, which was offered on behalf of the United States of America, and was presented to and accepted by his family.

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