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- The People Behind The Sacrifice
Army Sgt. Berry K. Meza
Died December 19, 2004 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom
23, of League City, Texas; assigned to the 180th Transportation Battalion, 13th Corps Support Command, Fort Hood, Texas; killed Dec. 19 when a vehicle struck him in Shuaybah, Kuwait. Also killed was Army Staff Sgt. Donald B. Farmer.
Texan dies in Kuwait
FORT HOOD, Texas — A 23-year-old soldier from League City was one of two Fort Hood soldiers to die Sunday in Shuaybah, Kuwait, when they were struck by a vehicle.
The Department of Defense identified the two as Sgt. Berry K. Meza of League City, and Staff Sgt. Donald B. Farmer, 33, of Zion, Ill.
They were assigned to the 180th Transportation Battalion, 13th Corps Support Command, at Fort Hood.
Meza was in his third tour of duty in the Middle East. Family members said he was struck by a car while changing a tire.
“He was a very outgoing person who enjoyed life and would always tell everyone, ‘Life is short. Live everyday like it is your last,”’ Meza’s aunt, Cyndi Meza, told the Galveston County Daily News. “He loved his country and he loved his family.”