Liberian American Veterans Association

Liberian American Veterans Association


Born in Monrovia, Liberia



Died Dec. 18, 2009 in Afghanistan



Sgt. Albert D. Ware, 27, of Illinois. Albert was born in Liberia, a country at war with itself. His father came to America in 1984 and spent several years fighting red tape to get his son brought to America. At the age of 12, Albert arrived in Chicago, a gaunt young man. Albert took a liking to soccer and through this became close to his father. Albert embraced his new country and his father made sure he stayed focused, away from the gangs and trouble kids his age were becoming involved in. Albert kept part of his love for his native land- he was a great cook of his native dishes. He graduated with honors from Corliss High School in 2002 and while there was an outstanding soccer, football and wrestler. He continued his education at Chicago State University and Kennedy-King College. In 2003 he decided to serve his adopted country, in part from his view of the 9-11 terrorist attacks. He served for just over two years in the National Guard then went into the regular Army in July of 2006. After completing basic training at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri and Basic Airborne School at Fort Benning, Georgia, he transferred to Fort Bragg in November of 2006. From January 2007 until April 2008, he served in Afghanistan. Albert was a motor transport operator and was well known for working extra hours to make sure his fellow soldiers had everything they needed for their missions. He made sure his duties were first to them. Currently assigned to the 782nd Combat Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, based at Fort Bragg, and left for his second deployment in Afghanistan in August of 2009. He died in Arghandab River Valley, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device. His wife; three children, a sister and his parents survive Albert.

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REST IN PEACE MY BROTHER IN ARMS AND MY COUNTRY MAN. THIS WORLD IS NOT OUR HOME WE ARE PASSING THROUGH, WITH ALL THE GOOD THINGS YOU HAVE DONE YOUR GREATEST REWARD IS IN HEAVEN. MAY GOD CONTINUE TO BLESS AND GUARD YOUR WIFE AND CHILDREN. SEE YOU UP THERE MY BROTHER.
Rest in Peace my Dear brother. May your soul rest in Peace and light perpetual shine on you. Thoughts and prayers go out to the family of the late brother Ware. May you take comfort in knowing that an angel is watching over him.
It is so sad when we lost a soldier.My deepest condolences go the the family of Sgt Ware.I pray as they go through this time of mourning the Lord will comfort,guide and shower his blessings upon them.May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed rest in perfect peace and light enternal shine on them.
May the Lord Almighty comfort,guide and received our dear brother sgt. Ware as he go home to rest.may your soul rest in peace and life perpetual shine on you.we will miss you !!!!!
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