US Army Sergeant Paul A. Rivera was killed in Logar province on 22nd October 2011 when the vehicle he was in rolled over during an attack by enemy forces.
26-year-old Sgt. Rivera, from Round Rock, Texas, served with the 709th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade, based in Hohenfels, Germany. He joined the Army in 2003 after graduating from Stony Point High School. This was his second deployment to Afghanistan.
Sgt. Rivera was posthumously promoted from corporal.