To Sgt Martinez's Family: i served with Sgt martinez , actually he was my sponsor to Bco. 201st. I am very sorry for your loss, and i miss him horribly aso. I hope you find peace in the fact that he always had a smile on his face, as i am sure he does now.
— Sgt. Jason Krueger, on a memorial website
Martinez-Luis was killed when his 5-ton vehicle rolled over and pinned him underwater.
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