Soldier From Southern California Killed In Afghanistan
Sgt. 1st Class Bobby L. Estle, 38, of Lebanon, Ohio was also killed in the attack.
Both soldiers were assigned to the 630th Engineer Company, 7th Engineer Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade at Fort Drum in New York.
Syracuse.com reports Belmontes and Estle deployed to Afghanistan in October.
Belmontes worked as a construction engineer for the Army. He is survived by his wife and parents.