Navy Seaman William Ortega

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Died: June 18, 2010 – Helmand Province, Afghanistan

Seaman William Ortega, 23, of Miami, Fla., died June 18 in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device blast while conducting combat operations against enemy forces. Ortega was assigned as a hospital corpsman to Third Battalion, First Marine Regiment, First Marine Division, I [.