In Memoriam: Lieutenant Colonel Javier García Nieto

 
November 17, 2010
Javier García Nieto

Colombia
SDP 2009

Lieutenant Colonel García Nieto died in a terrorist attack on November 1, 2010 in Putumayo, Colombia as the result of a landmine activated by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).  LTC García Nieto was a battalion commander who served in the Colombian armed forces for more than 21 years and had received 10 special distinction awards.


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