Trinidad Santiago Obituary
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In Memory of

Trinidad Santiago Jr.

November 13, 1987 - May 2, 2013
Obituary

Spc. Trinidad Santiago Jr., 25, died May 2nd in Camp Buehring, Kuwait, of injuries sustained in a vehicle accident. Trinidad was born on November 13, 1987 in San Diego, California. He attended Herbert Hoover High School, and later went on to earn an Associate's Degree from Coleman University. Trinidad joined the army on October 13, 2009, after finishing his studies at Coleman. In January of 2012, Trinidad met and married the love of his life, Belgica Santiago. His hobbies included cars, playing golf and the outdoors. Trinidad was a kind and loving husband and son who always took care of his family and was proud to serve his country...
Spc. Trinidad Santiago Jr., 25, died May 2nd in Camp Buehring, Kuwait, of injuries sustained in a vehicle accident. Trinidad was born on November 13, 1987 in San Diego, California. He attended Herbert Hoover High School, and later went on to earn an Associate's Degree from Coleman University.

Trinidad joined the army on October 13, 2009, after finishing his studies at Coleman. In January of 2012, Trinidad met and married the love of his life, Belgica Santiago. His hobbies included cars, playing golf and the outdoors. Trinidad was a kind and loving husband and son who always took care of his family and was proud to serve his country in the United States Military.

Trinidad is survived by his loving wife Belgica Santiago, step-son Benjamin Mendoza, his unborn child, his parents Trinidad and Teresa Santiago and his sister, Anna Lisa Santiago.

Trinidad was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, CO. Spc. Santiago was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. His military decorations include: the Joint Service Achievement Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the Joint Meritorious Unit Award, the Meritorious Unit Commendation, the Army Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service Ribbon, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, the Army Service Ribbon, the Overseas service Ribbon and the NATO Medal.
The family wishes to thank all of their friends and family for their support during this difficult time.

A viewing will take place on Wednesday, May 15th from 5:00pm to 9:00pm at Funeraria Del Angel Humphrey Funeral Home and a Funeral service on Thursday, May 16th at 10:00 am in the Serenity Chapel followed by Military Honors at Miramar National Cemetery at 12:30pm.

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"I miss u deeply , it took me a year to randomly google ur name , brother I miss u deeply so dose dad and mom , u were my only brother , I understand why..." Anna Santiago (San Diego, CA)

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