DoD Identifies Army Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the death of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died September 16th in Helmand province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their vehicle September 15th with an improvised explosive device. They were assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C.
Sgt. 1st Class Bradley S. Bohle, 29, of Glen Burnie, Md
Sgt. 1st Class Shawn P. McCloskey, 33, of Peachtree City, Ga
Staff Sgt. Joshua M. Mills, 24, of El Paso, Texas
For more information media may contact the U.S. Army Special Operations Command public affairs office at (910) 432-6005; after hours (910) 689-6187, or visit http://news.soc.mil
No. 726-09 September 17, 2009
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Sgt. Robert D. Gordon II, 22, of River Falls, Ala., died September 16th at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, from a non-combat related illness, after becoming ill September 11th in southern Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash. The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.
For more information media may contact the Fort Lewis public affairs office at (253) 967-0152, (253) 967-0147 or after hours at (253) 967-0015 (ask for the Public Affairs Officer on call).
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