Immediate Release

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

Sept. 5, 2018

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.

Staff Sgt. Diobanjo S. Sanagustin, 32, from National City, California, died Sept. 4, 2018, from a non-combat related injury at Bagram Airfield, in Bagram district, Parwan province, Afghanistan. The incident is under investigation.

Sanagustin was assigned to 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado.  

For more information regarding Staff Sgt. Diobanjo S. Sanagustin, media may contact the Fort Carson Public Affairs Office at (719) 526-4143/7525.