Tripler honors fallen behavioral health specialists
Photo Credit: Stephanie Bryant, Tripler Army Medical Center Public Affairs
HONOLULU"Col. Jacqueline Chando (left), commander, Troop Command, and Lt. Col. Derrick Arincorayan, social work consultant to the Army's Surgeon General and chief, Department of Social Work, TAMC, place wreaths at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, here, Oct. 29, as part of a tribute to the lives of Lt. Col. David Cabrera and Staff Sgt. Christopher Newman, the first behavioral health specialists to be killed during overseas operations. Cabrera and Newman were killed in action in Afghanistan on Oct. 29, 2011. They were two of 17 people killed on a busy road in Kabul when a Taliban suicide bomber carrying some 1,500 pounds of explosives rammed into an armored military bus.
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