The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
They died July 28 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered from enemy, small arms fire. These soldiers were assigned to the 630th Engineer Company, 7th Engineer Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, Fort Drum, N.Y.
Sgt. 1st Class Bobby L. Estle, 38, of Lebanon, Ohio, and
Pfc. Jose Oscar Belmontes, 28, of La Verne, Calif.
"He which hath no stomach to this fight let him depart. But we in it shall be remembered. We few, we happy few, we band of brothers!! For he today, that sheds his blood with me, shall always be my brother.” (W.Shakespeare) Rest in peace my Brothers, you have not been forgotten.