Gregory Owens, Jr.

Tags: Army , DOD Releases , OEF , Texas

TexasSgt. Gregory Owens, Jr., 24, of Garland, Texas, died July 20, 2009, in Wardak Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle followed by an attack from enemy forces using small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fires. Sgt. Owens was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery (STRIKE), 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, New York.