A Soldier's Story: Private First Class Roger Edward Valentine


Private First Class Roger Edward Valentine was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, on April 28, 1971. He graduated from Sheffield High School and enlisted in the US Army in October 1989. Private First Class Roger E. Valentine trained in cavalry and was assigned to the 82nd Field Artillery Regiment.  

He deployed to the Persian Gulf in October 1990 in response to Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield and the Gulf War.

Private First Class Roger Edward Valentine died during his service on March 2, 1991, when he stepped on a bomblet while on patrol. He rests at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. 


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