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Sgt. Christopher N. Gonzalez (NHO file photo).

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Memorial events for Sgt. Christopher N. Gonzalez

Nez and Gonzalez families invite the public to honor fallen heroes

BIRDSPRINGS, Ariz. - Judy Nez, mother of Sgt. Christopher N. Gonzalez, the eighth Navajo soldier to die in Operation Iraqi Freedom, invites family members, friends and the public to attend two memorial events in honor of "our fallen soldier and all who are serving and have served." Sgt. Gonzalez, 25, was assigned to the First Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, Third Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division of Fort Stewart, Georgia.