Archive for Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Ohio soldier assigned to Fort Riley dies in Afghanistan

June 21, 2011


— The military says a 25-year-old Ohio soldier assigned to Fort Riley has been killed in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense says Pfc. Gustavo A. Rios-Ordonez died Monday in Kandahar province after his unit was attacked with an improvised explosive device. He was from the western Ohio city of Englewood, a suburb about 10 miles northwest of Dayton.

The military did not release further information about the soldier.


pace 4 years, 5 months ago

I am sorry for the loss, my thanks to him for his sacrifice. I am sorry for the loss to his family and friend's.

Commenting has been disabled for this item.