Army Spc. Andrew J. Roughton

Died July 20, 2009 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom

21, of Houston; assigned to the 4th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery (Strike), 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.; died July 20 in Maydan Shahr, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle followed by an attack from enemy forces using small arms and rocket-propelled grenades. Also killed were Spc. Anthony M. Lightfoot, Sgt. Gregory Owens Jr. and Pfc. Dennis J. Pratt.

Put athletic dreams on hold to serve his country