Levi Efrain Nuncio – Specialist, United States Army

U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)
News Release

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 544-11
June 23, 2011

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.


Levi E. Nuncio was born on September 10, 1986, and was killed while on duty in the Kunar Province of Afghanistan, on Wednesday, June 22, 2011.

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.

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NUNCIO, LEVI EFRAIN
SPC   US ARMY
AFGHANISTAN

  • DATE OF BIRTH: 09/10/1986
  • DATE OF DEATH: 06/22/2011
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 60  SITE 9716
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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