Ruben Rodriguez



Age: 32


Summary: U.S. Navy sailor who had recently been on an eight-month combat deployment aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise, which delayed its return home to fight in America's war on terrorism after the carrier had been on its way to homeport in Norfolk, Virginia in October 2001 when the crew got orders to instead head to the Arabian Sea for the United States' bombing campaign in launching some of the earliest airstrikes against Afghanistan's Taliban regime and the al-Qaeda terrorist network hiding in the country.



Cause of Death: Airplane accident


Born: 1969


Died: November 12, 2001


Location: Queens, New York