Remembering the Life and Memory of...
Hometown: Camden, New Jersey, U.S.
Age: 19 years old
Died: November 29, 2001 in Operation Enduring Freedom.
Unit: Army, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.
Birth: Sep. 25, 1982
Camden Camden County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Nov. 29, 2001, Uzbekistan
Army Pvt Maria died from a gunshot wound which is under investigation. He was guarding a US Army outpost in Uzbekistan, Gio wrote that he would like to be a Green Beret. But he also wrote that he would give anything to come home, unless he got to see some action and shoot some Taliban. Then Pvt Maria died when he was struck in the head with a bullet from his own M-4 rifle.
Calverton National Cemetery
New York, USA
Plot: Section 66, Site 861A