photo courtesy of Academy Photo
Capt. Pintor, 30, was killed on Oct. 12,
2004, when an improvised explosive went off in the roadside while
he was riding in a lead vehicle of a convoy. On Oct. 11th, he
e-mailed the Lima News asking for help to give the Iraqi children
school supplies, and he died the next day. His last wish was
to help Iraqi children.
He had been stationed in Iraq since March,
2004 with Company B, 20th Engineer Battalion from Fort Hood.