Army Spc. Tamarra J. Ramos

Died October 01, 2003 serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom

24, of Quakertown, Pa.; assigned to the 3rd Armor Medical Company, Medical Troop Regimental Support Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo.; died of non-combat related injuries Oct. 1 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington D.C. Spc. Tamarra J. Ramos was serving in Egypt in support of U.S. efforts in Iraq when she was diagnosed with cancer. The 24-year-old combat medic from Quakertown, Pa., was evacuated to Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., where she died Oct. 1. In a statement released by her unit, Ramos’ fellow soldiers said she had “touched many lives, especially in the regiment with her drive and dedication.” She served in the same unit as her husband, Eric, a medical specialist.
— Associated Press

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