-Two Guam National Guard Soldiers Killed, One Wounded in Aghanistan

Two Guam National Guard Soldiers Killed, One Wounded in Aghanistan

July 11, 2008

Guam - Two Guam soldiers were killed in Afghanistan, and one other Guam soldier was critically injured after being hit by an improvised explosive device.

Sgt Brian S. Leon Guerrero, 34 years old, from Tamuning and 28-year-old Spc. Samson A. Mora, from Dededo, died of injuries sustained after their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device.

A third soldier, Spc Kalani Echang, 25, from Mangilao was also seriously injured in the incident. Family members of the soldiers have been notified about the incident.

The soldiers are members of 3rd platoon, Alpha Company, 1/294th infantry battalion, who were deployed to Afghanistan on January of this year in support of operation enduring freedom.

Sgt Leon Guerrero is married to Emely G. Leon Guerrero, and has three children -- sons Karl, Brian and daughter Karian, a stepson, Julian and stepdaughter, Maely. His parents, Gill Lujan and Rosita Pangelinan, live in Mangilao. Spc Mora is single. His parents, Abraham and Angelina Mora live in Dededo. Spc Echang is married to Helory A. Echang and has two sons -- Ethan and Sean. His parents, Clifford Charles and Sabas Senior Echang reside in Mangilao.

Guam National Guard Major General Donald Goldhorn said they are deeply saddened by the loss of Sgt Guerrero and Spc Mora, and the injury sustained by Spc Echang.

"We have mobilized our support teams to ensure that we take care of the needs of the families of our fallen and injured soldiers immediately," said Goldhorn.

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By: bravo61 (12231.86)

Tags: Afghanistan, Guam Army National Guard, US Army,IED

Location: Austin, United States

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