Friday, March 30, 2007

my thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of private 1st class orlando gonzalez

(WTNH) _ A soldier born in Bridgeport and who has family in Shelton died in combat in Iraq.
Army Private 1st Class Orlando Gonzalez, 21, was killed in combat on Sunday in Baqubah, Iraq.
Pfc. Gonzalez was assigned to the 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division out of Ft. Bragg, North Carolina.
According to the Pentagon, Gonzalez and three others in his unit were killed when an IED, or improvised explosive device, went off near their vehicle.
Gonzalez was born and lived in Bridgeport until he was six. His father currently lives in Shelton..........

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