Images: Unveiling the memorial [Image 1 of 2]
Photo by Spc. Nathan Thome
Brig. Gen. Ryan Gonsalves, left, deputy commanding general – maneuver, 4th Infantry Division, and Lt. Col. Richard Appelhans, assistant chief of staff for Intelligence, 4th Infantry Division, unveil the memorial rock dedicating the Fort Carson Multi-disciplinary Training Platform to 1st Sgt. Bobby Mendez, Jan. 7, 2013. Mendez was killed April 27, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during a combat operation. The facility, formerly known simply as the foundry, was renamed to 1st Sgt. Bobby Mendez Foundry Training Platform in his memory.
(U.S. Army photo by Spc. Nathan Thome, 4th Infantry Division PAO)
Date Posted:02.22.2013 16:57
Location:FORT CARSON, CO, US