SSG Justin T. Gallegos

SSG Justin T. Gallegos

SSG. JUSTIN T. GALLEGOS

Hometown / City: Tucson, AZ
Date of Death: Saturday, October 3, 2009
Conflict: Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan)
Branch: U.S. Army
Unit: 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division

Birth: Jan. 24, 1982
Death: Oct. 3, 2009, Afghanistan

Staff Sgt. Justin T. Gallegos, 27, of Tucson, Ariz.; was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.; died Oct. 3 in Kamdesh, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his contingency outpost with small arms, rocket-propelled grenade and indirect fires. Also killed were Spc. Christopher T. Griffin, Sgt. Joshua M. Hardt, Sgt. Joshua J. Kirk, Spc. Stephan L. Mace, Staff Sgt. Vernon W. Martin, Sgt. Michael P. Scusa and Pfc. Kevin C. Thomson.

Burial:
Evergreen Memorial Park
Tucson
Pima County
Arizona, USA

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