DoD Identifies Army Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the death of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died August 1st in Mushan Village, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked their patrol with improvised explosive devices and rocket-propelled grenades. They were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.
Cpl. Jonathan M. Walls, 27, of West Lawn, Penn.
Pfc. Richard K. Jones, 21, of Person, N.C.
Pvt. Patrick S. Fitzgibbon, 19, of Knoxville, Tenn.
For more information related to this release, media may contact the Fort Carson public affairs office at (719) 526-4143; after hours (719) 526-5500.
No. 576-09 August 03, 2009
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Spc. Alexander J. Miller, 21, of Clermont, Fla., died July 31st in Nuristan Province, Afghanistan, from wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum. N.Y.
For more information related to this release, the media may contact the Fort Drum public affairs office at (315) 772-8286.
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