“Forever Loved, Never Forgotten”

The Navy Gold Star Program is eternally grateful for the sacrifice of those Service Members who have died in service to our country. To help us to never forget, we have set up this tribute page to honor and remember the memory of those lives. If you would like to honor the memory of your Sailor, Soldier, Marine, Airman or Coast Guardsman through the Navy Gold Star website please submit your thoughts and a photo.

CE1 (Construction Electrician) Tito L. Ruiz was born in the Philippines on April 2, 1974. He graduated in Radford High School in 1993 and joined the the navy in January 19, 1999. His duty stations include: U.S. Naval Support Unit, State Department, NSA/NIOC Hawaii, NCTS FE Yokosuka, NMCB1 Gulfport Mississippi and NCTS FE Det Sasebo where he served as the Base Communication Assistant Manager. CE1 Tito Ruiz is survived by his wife, Melody Ruiz and they have 3 children ( Fiona, Ysabella and Tj)