1st Class Pedro A. Munoz was born on June 30, 1957, in Quebradillas, Puerto Rico. It also gives her the gift of being a stay-at-home mother to her children. Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC. This Christmas “will be very different than last year,” Gutierrez said. Because of all of you, this is all possible.”, “SFC Gutierrez gave his life in service of our country,” said Tunnel to Towers Chairman and CEO Frank Siller, a brother of Stephen Siller. … Thank you to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation and all the people that support it. The 7th Special Forces 6th Ranger Training Battalion 7th Special Forces Group 33rd Fighter Wing 53rd Wing 96th Test Wing 919th Special Operations Wing AFRL Munitions Directorate Armament Directorate Base Helping Units JDAT Naval School EOD Public Affairs About Us. Things also are challenging for her, Gutierrez said. Area of Responsibility: The 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) Area of Responsibility … It encompasses 32 countries (19 in Central and South America and 13 in the Caribbean) and covers … Area of Responsibility (AOR) includes the land mass of Latin America south of Mexico; the waters adjacent to Central America and South Siller’s story is made even more remarkable by the fact that in responding to the attacks, he returned to the Squad 1 Fire Department in Brooklyn, strapped 60 pounds of gear to his back and ran three miles from the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel, which had been closed to traffic for security purposes, to the World Trade Center. Among other requirements, the program is limited specifically to families of U.S. military service members killed in action in a combat zone within the past three years who are survived by at least one young child. He had served in the Army for 10 years, including four years with Special Forces. Airman 1st Class Kokou Dekadjevi, 96th Medical Group, administers a COVID-19 test Aug. 10 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. Dekadjevi and the medical group’s diagnostic testing center employees administered more than 330 tests in a two-day span to 7th Special Forces Group Soldiers returning from … America; the Caribbean Sea, its 13 island nations, European and U.S. territories; the Gulf of Mexico; and a portion of the Atlantic Ocean. He left behind his wife, Elena, and their four children — 8-year-old Gabriel, 6-year-old Eden, 5-year-old Helen and 3-year-old Emee. This video, provided to the Daily News by the 7th Special Forces Group, describes their mission. In 1960, the Group was recognized and designated as the 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), 1st Special Forces. 7th Group—as it is sometime called—is designed to deploy and execute nine doctrinal missions: unconventional warfare, foreign internal defense, direct action, counter-insurgency, … “My sorrow and my grief are overwhelming at times,” she added. For more on the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, go online to tunnel2towers.org. The mortgage was paid by the nonprofit Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation through its Gold Star Family Home Program. USASOC officials say, "Staff Sgt. The foundation honors the memory of Stephen Siller, an off-duty New York firefighter who died while responding to the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks on the city. SFC Antonio Rodriguez – 7th Special Forces Group – RIP February 10, 2020 SOF News Casualties 0 SFC Antonio Rodriguez, age 28, of Las Cruces, New Mexico, died February 8, 2020 from wounds sustained during combat operations in Nangarhar rovince, Afghanistan. Gonzalez was a member of the Army’s 7th Special Forces Group based at Eglin Air Force Base on Florida’s panhandle. (c) 2020 the Northwest Florida Daily News. It is, she said “a little light to my heart” that “gave me gratitude to fight for my kids.”. 1st Class Gutierrez’ was a warrior that exemplified selfless service and a commitment to the mission, both values that we embody here in the … Gutierrez said the children are still learning to cope with the absence of their father.