U.S. Army Staff Sergeant
LODD: September 10, 2011

On September 10, 2011, Army Staff Sergeant Daniel Quintana,30, was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 172nd Infantry Brigade (Schweinfurt, Germany) was killed in Paktika province, Afghanistan when insurgents attacked his unit using small-arms fire.

Quintana served in the Air Force as a military police officer for four years before deciding to become a soldier and fight on the front lines.  He served two tours in Iraq prior to deploying to Afghanistan.  SSG Quintana left behind his wife Nilda and two children.

Tunnel to Towers Foundation will pay off the mortgage held on the Quintana family home as part of its Veterans Day initiative.