CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 18, 2010
The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan or who died at a military hospital of their injuries: Joseph T. Caron, 21, of Tacoma, Wash.; specialist, Army. Caron was killed April 11 when a roadside bomb exploded near him while he was on foot patrol in the Arghandab River Valley in southern Afghanistan's Kandahar province, on the Pakistani border. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division at Ft. Bragg, N.C. Sean M. Durkin, 24, of Aurora, Colo.