14 Apr 2007

Another American Samoan soldier dies in Iraq

8:15 am on 14 April 2007

Another American Samoan soldier has died in Iraq

Sgt. Raymond Sevaaetasi, of Leone has died in Baghdad of wounds suffered when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device.

Sgt. Sevaaetasi was assigned to the 15th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade combat team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood Texas.

A graduate of Leone high school and the Americna Samoa Community College, Raymond entered the Army in 1997.

He was the second eldest of four children and has a twin sister.

He was married and leaves behind two young children.