Tuesday, January 30, 2007
Chinese Ming Sun received US citizenship certificate
Pfc. Ming Sun was killed January 9th at Ar Ramadi while out on patrol. Ming's parents received a certificate of US citizenship of Ming at his funeral on Jan 22, 2007. Ming joined the Army 10 months ago, and was shipped to Iraq after a 2 months training. Before his death, he is a rifleman of the 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, based at Fort Carson, CO. Ming died at age 20.
Ming would be the first Chinese citizen to have died in combat in the war invading Iraq.