Carlos J. Negron Sr. – Specialist, United States Army

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U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)
News Release

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 612-10

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Specialist Carlos J. Negron, 40, of Fort Meyers, Florida, died July 10, 2010, at Asadabad, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered at Konar, Afghanistan when insurgents attacked his unit with rifle and small arms fire.  He was assigned to 426th Forward Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

For more information related to this release, the media may contact the Fort Campbell public affairs office at 270-798-3025.


Specialist Carlos J. Negron, 40, of Fort Meyers, Flprida, died July 10, 2010, at Asadabad, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered at Konar, Afghanistan when insurgents attacked his unit with rifle and small arms fire. He was assigned to 426th Forward Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kyentucky.


Specialist Carlos J. Negron of Fort Meyers, Florida entered the United States Army in June 2008 and arrived at Fort Campbell in March of 2009.

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His Awards and Decorations include, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with arrowhead, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, NATO Medal; and Weapons Qualification: M4, expert.

He leaves his wife, Arlin, and three sons Carlos J. Jr., Carlos M. and Angel G., father, Gabriel Negron, and his mother, Marta Torres-Figueroa.

Specialist Negron was laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery on 9 August 2010 in Section 60 Gravesite 9528.
NEGRON, CARLOS J SR
SPC   US ARMY
DATE OF BIRTH: 02/19/1970
DATE OF DEATH: 07/10/2010
BURIED AT: SECTION 60  SITE 9528
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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