|Family asks for privacy
The family of Sgt. Long N. Nguyen, an Oregon National Guardsman who died in Afghanistan, has asked for privacy. They have requested media queries go to the ORNG Public Affairs office.
Oregon Army National Guard soldier Sgt. Long N. Nguyen, 27, of Portland, Ore., died Feb. 10 in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, of a non-combat related wound. Nguyen was assigned to the 141st Brigade Support Battalion, based in Portland, Ore.
Sgt. Nguyen deployed to Afghanistan in June 2006 with the 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team, based in Tigard, Ore. The 41st IBCT is leading Combined Joint Task Force Phoenix V and is responsible for assisting the development of the Afghan National Army.
For further information in regard to this release, please contact
Capt. Mike Braibish of the Oregon National Guard Public Affairs Office at
(503) 584-3886 or (503) 932-5805.