Californian Infantryman killed in Afghanistan

Honoring Our Fallen:  CalVet honors members of the U.S. Armed Forces who made the ultimate sacrifice for our great nation. 

Staff Sgt. Diobanjo Sanagustin, 32, of National City, Calif., died Tuesday, Sept. 4 in a non-combat incident in Afghanistan. His more than 10 years of military service included deployments to Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan.

Read more about his life and his military service on ABC-7 Denver and in the Military Times.

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Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honored Staff Sgt. Sanagustin in a statement, saying he “bravely gave his life in service to our state and nation.” In memorial, Governor Brown ordered that flags be flown at half staff over the State Capitol.


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