Images: Troop C, 1-61 Cav. honors fallen heroes [Image 1 of 10]
Army Spc. Jason Pehle (left), an infantryman from Union, Mo., comforts Army Spc. Juan Alvarez-Rivera, an infantryman from Knoxville, Tenn., as he touches the dog tags and pays his final respects to his friend, Army Spc. David C. Lutes, all of 3rd Platoon, Troop C, 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment. Troop C held a memorial ceremony for Lutes and Army Spc. Anthony Vargas Nov. 18 at Forward Operating Base Connolly. Both of the unit's soldiers were killed as a result of injuries suffered from an improvised explosive device while in a convoy Nov. 8 in the village of Wazir, Afghanistan.
Date Posted:11.19.2010 04:53
Location:NANGARHAR PROVINCE, AF