Friday would have been Master Sgt. DeLeon-Figueroa’s 32nd birthday. His foster parents reflect fondly on a life taken too soon.
DeLeon-Figueroa’s foster father was very proud of him, how the Army changed him as far as discipline, and that he had become a Green Beret. He recalls the triumphant phone call when DeLeon-Figueroa completed the training and was living the dream of joining the military’s Special Forces.
Read more about Master Sgt. DeLeon-Figueroa’s inspiring story, below.