Spc. Benjamin Pleitez, right, is pinned as a specialist during a ceremony at Camp Roberts in 2011. Pleitez served in Afghanistan as combat medic for the California National Guard.
Spc. Benjamin Pleitez, right, is pinned as a specialist during a ceremony at Camp Roberts in 2011. Pleitez served in Afghanistan as combat medic for the California National Guard. Courtesy photo
Spc. Benjamin Pleitez, right, is pinned as a specialist during a ceremony at Camp Roberts in 2011. Pleitez served in Afghanistan as combat medic for the California National Guard. Courtesy photo

Echoes of courage: Fallen soldier had SLO ties

August 02, 2012 11:38 PM