James J. Oquin

Tags: Army , Memorials , OEF , Texas

TexasPfc. James J. Oquin, 20, of El Paso, Texas, died July 23, 2010, in Orgun-E, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident when he was swept away by the current when a levee broke near his military vehicle in Paktika, Afghanistan. Pfc. Oquin was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.