Army Spc. Nathan W. Cox
Died June 14, 2010 serving during Operation Enduring Freedom
27, of Fremont, Calif.; assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.; died June 16 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, of injuries sustained June 14 when insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire at Near Forward Operating Base, Khogyani, Afghanistan.
(The following was taken from articles.sfgate.com of June 22, 2010) A soldier from Fremont has died after being wounded in fighting in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Monday.
Army Spc. Nathan W. Cox, 27, was wounded by small arms fire when insurgents attacked a forward operating base at Khogyani in eastern Afghanistan on June 14, the Defense Department said. He died two days later at a hospital in Landstuhl, Germany.
Cox was a combat medic with the HHC, 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based at Fort Campbell, Ky.