10 Jun 2010

Guam mourns another soldier killed in US war in Afghanistan

2:18 pm on 10 June 2010

Guam's Governor Felix Camacho has declared the island in a state of mourning following the death of another local man in the US war in Afghanistan.

The Pacific Daily News reports that 23-year old Joshua Lukeala, who comes from Yigo, was fatally injured after driving over a roadside bomb.

The young father is the 35th serviceman from the Micronesia region to die while fighting in US wars since 2003.