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Andrew A. Ramirez

Home of record: Los Angeles California
Status: POW

Steven Gonzales, Andrew Ramirez, and Andrew Stone were captured while serving with the 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment as part of a peacekeeping NATO force in Kosovo. They were released after Reverend Jesse Jackson personally visited with Yugoslavian officials to negotiate their return.

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Prisoner of War Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Operation Allied Force

Staff Sergeant Andrew A. Ramirez, United States Army, 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, was captured while serving as part of a NATO force in Kosovo on 31 March 1999 and was held as a Prisoner of War until his release on 2 May 1999.

Action Date: March 31 - May 2, 1999

Service: Army

Rank: Staff Sergeant

Division: Prisoner of War (Kosovo)