Levi Efrain Nuncio
Specialist, United States Army
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 544-11
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Specialist Levi E. Nuncio, 24, of Harrisonburg, Virginia, died June 22, 2011, in Kunar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.
For more information the media may contact
the 25th Infantry Division public affairs office at 808-655-6351.
Hoping to one day become a dentist, Levi joined the U.S. Army on September 23, 2009, and was deployed to Afghanistan from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii in April of this year.
He was a good friend to many, a great brother, and a wonderful son to his still living parents, Raul and Bertha Nuncio.
Levi is survived by his brothers Benjamin, Dan, David, Ismael and a sister, Elisama.
It is with great sadness in our hearts, that we, the Nuncio Family, inform the community that a funeral service will be held in remembrance of Specialist Levi E. Nuncio's duty and sacrifice to this Nation. The service will take place at Murphy Funeral Home in Arlington, Virginia, July 8, 2011, at 11 a.m. after which he will be laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery.
NUNCIO, LEVI EFRAIN
Posted: 24 July 2011 Updated: 8 September 2011
Photos by Eileen Horan, September 2011
Photos by Eileen Horan, July 2011