ARMY SFC ALLEN MOSTEIRO
November 2, 1964 – February 14, 2007
SFC Allen Mosteiro was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. He was killed in action in Taji, Iraq when his unit came in contact with the enemy using small arms fire during combat operations. SFC Mostiero was serving his 2nd tour of duty in Iraq.
Allen was the consummate soldier and a true patriot. He possessed an unwavering desire to serve his country and was always willing and eager to go when duty called. He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal and the Purple Heart along with many other awards that span a 20-year military career.