Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jose L. Montenegro Jr.

Died September 5, 2012 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom

31, of Houston, assigned to 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.; died Sept. 5 in Logar Province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when a OH-58D Kiowa helicopter crashed. Also killed in the incident was Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Thalia S. Ramirez.