Marine reservist killed in Helmand
03-03-2010 11:02 AM
A California-based reservist recently died in Afghanistan, the Defense Department announced Wednesday.
Lance Cpl. Carlos A. Aragon, 19, of Orem, Utah, was killed while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, a volatile area where Marines continue to battle for control of Marjah, a contested Taliban stronghold.
Aragon was assigned to the 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion from Camp Pendleton.
No additional information was immediately available.
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