Tributes & Vigils Category: US Marine
Name: Marine Lance Cpl. Carlos A. Aragon
From: Orem, UT
Assigned to 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, based out of Camp Pendleton, Calif.
Incident: Marine Lance Cpl. Carlos A. Aragon
died March 1 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.
Died: March 01, 2010
Marine reservist killed in Helmand
A California-based reservist died March 1 in Afghanistan, the Defense Department announced March 3.
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.
Aragon remembered as solid friend
The Associated Press
LEHI, Utah — A Marine killed in combat in Afghanistan was remembered as a quiet man, a solid friend and someone who rarely took the easy way.
Lance Cpl. Carlos A. Aragon, 19, of Orem died March 1 from injuries sustained during combat action in Helmand province.
At a funeral March 6 in Lehi, friends and family recalled an adventurous young man passionate about…