Honolulu — Two soldiers with Hawaii ties were killed in Iraq this week, the Department of Defense announced Sunday.
Pfc. Jay S. Cajimat, 20, of Lahaina died Friday in Baghdad of wounds suffered when a vehicle with a bomb detonated near his unit. Cajimat was with the 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.
Thursday, Sgt. Forrest D. Cauthorn, 22, of Midlothian, Va., died in Hawijah of wounds suffered when his unit was fighting enemy forces using small arms and grenades.
Cauthorn was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division at Schofield Barracks.