R.I.P. Petty Officer 1st Class Luis A. Souffront

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 111-08
February 09, 2008


DoD Identifies Navy Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Petty Officer 1st class Luis A. Souffront, 25,of Miami, Fla., died Feb. 7, from wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device while serving in combat operations in Iraq.
He was assigned to an East Coast based SEAL team.

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7 Comments

  1. HELLO, MY NAME IS HILDA ZAYAS SOUFFRONT AND OUR FAMILY FOUND OUT THIS INFORMATION ABOUT A 25 YR OLD SOLDIER WITH OUR FAMILY LAST NAME THAT WAS INJURED AND KILLED IN IRAQ ON THE 7TH OF FEBRUARY. BECAUSE THERE WAS NO PICTURE ON HIS STORY WE ARE TRYING TO FIND OUT IF THIS YOUNG SOLDIER WAS A FAMILY MEMBER OF OUR FAMILY. MY FAMILY IS FROM MAYAGUEZ P.R. AND I WANTED TO KNOW IF THIS IS WHERE LUIS IS FROM? IF ANYONE HAS ANY EXTRA INFORMATION ON THIS YOUNG MAN I WOULD APPRECIATE BEING CONTACTED AT THE FOLLOWING EMAIL ADDRESS {IHJ3605@ YAHOO.COM} OUR FAMILY IS SORRY TO HERE ABOUT YOUR LOSS..BUT IF SOMEONE CAN CONTACT ME IT WOULD MUCH APPRECIATED! THANK YOU!

  2. Dear Hilda,
    I hope that anyone can help you to get more information and if you have been related to him.

  3. Hilda : I had the honor of known Luis when he joined the navy in our office in Hialeah, Fl. As far as I remember Luis family came from the Dominican Republic

  4. hello hilda my name is juan luis souffront from miami , florida luis was my cousin and one of the most bravest navy seal EOD techs ever in the U.S navy i am proud to have him in my family tree . he was considred a war hero .for more information feel free to look hi up on google.com

  5. I’m Luis Ariel’s cousin; we are from Dominican Republic,our grandfather was from Puerto Rico. His name was Luis Fernando Souffront; he had all his family members in Puerto Rico.
    If you want to contact me my e-mail is ysouffront@aol.com. I live in Miami.

  6. Halo i am a Souffront i do not know all my relatives but I would like to get to know them. Would you please email me back and we can talk. Thank you. I look forward to hearing from you.

    Brian Joseph Souffront
    16 yrs old

  7. wow im sorry to hear this … im also a Souffront n just curious about the other Souffronts out there .. me might all be family


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