September 10, 2012

Thalia Ramirez

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Thalia S. Ramirez, age 28, of San Antonio, Texas, died on September 5, 2012, in Logar Province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when her helicopter crashed.

As of this posting, it has not been determined if the aircraft was shot down or malfunctioned. 

She was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. 

Saint Bernadette of
Lourdes, pray for
Thalia was originally from Nairobi, Kenya. She joined the Army in 2003 as a water purification specialist. She became a pilot in 2008 and was on her second deployment. She had flown more than 270 missions and 650 hours during her latest tour of duty. She had nearly completed a year long deployment in Afghanistan.
Military comrades describe Thalia as a warrior. 

Thalia is survived by many loving friends and relatives including her father, Justin Ramirez; mother, Alexandra Moll (both in Kenya); and her husband, Jesse Belbeck, in the U.S.A.

Let us pray that Thalia Ramirez is in heaven. Let us pray that she is at peace and is with God. Amen.


Anonymous said...

Rest in peace old friend

Anonymous said...

Thalia..this is the worst week for many of us who have to accept that you are no longer with us...R.I.P sis.

Anonymous said...

Thank you for your faithful service to our country. May God comfort your family and friends.

Anonymous said...

CW2 Thalia Ramirez Rest in Peace. Gone but not forgotten. 87th CSSB Fort Stewart Georgia

Anonymous said...

I still can't believe it! Thalia it was honor to have worked with you! 226 fort Stewart Ga

Anonymous said...

Thank you for being an awesome Soldier,friend, sister and confidant, but most of all, thank you for our freedom! May God bless your family, friends and all the many lives you have touched along your will be missed! Rest in peace my sister!