Army Spc. Bobby J. Pagan
Died February 13, 2010 serving during Operation Enduring Freedom
23, of Austin, Texas; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.; died Feb. 13 of wounds sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device in Zhari province, Afghanistan. Also killed were Staff Sgt. John A. Reiners and Sgt. Jeremiah T. Wittman.
(Taken from www.kktv.com) Spc. Bobby Pagan, of Austin, Texas was serving his first tour. The 23-year-old joined the Army in July of 2008. He was awarded six Army medals, including the National Defense Service Medal.
Specialist Bobby Pagan is being remembered as a loving man. Pagan's fiance, Diana Soriano, was the first to get the news of his death, also in the Army, Soriano is part of the same unit. "He wanted someone to carry on his name, we never got the chance.Now he's in my heart," Soriano said.
She came home this week and went to Austin, Texas to meet Pagan's family for the first time. She says she'll stay until the funeral and then she plans to go back to Afghanistan to finish the mission they started together.