Two Guam soldiers killed in Afghanistan
by Mindy Aguon
Guam - Two of Guam's soldiers who are deployed in Afghanistan were killed by a suicide car bomb while part of a convoy in Kabul this week. The Governor declared the island in a State of Mourning as SGT Eugene M. Aguon and SPC Dwayne W. Flores made the ultimate sacrifice.
"Christine and I, Ray and Notch ask for the prayers of every Guamanian for the families and friends of Sgt. Eugene M. Aguon, and Specialist Dwayne W. Flores. There are no words to describe the overwhelming grief of our island on this tragic day. May the Lord be with their parents and loved ones to give them strength," Governor Eddie Calvo said in a statement.
The Adjutant General of the Guam National Guard, Major General Benny Paulino, has committed all resources necessary to take care of the families as they go through this difficult time.