Photo by Sgt. Erol Cadet, Joint Forces Headquarters
NEW YORK--The family of Spc. Wilfredo Urbina, a member of Company A, 1st Battalion 69th Infantry, views a portait of the Soldier, who was killed in Iraq, during a special Portrait Presentation Ceremony at the Lexington Avenue Armory in Manhattan on March 15th.
Artist Phil Taylor from the American Fallen Soldier Project devoted more than 80 hours to the painting of Urbina who was killed in November 2004.
From the left is niece Sydney Urbina, sister Jeanin, Mother Jeanette and father Agusta. The honor guard Soldier is Pfc. George Dominguez from the Bronx, assigned to Co A, 1st Battalion 69th Inf.
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