No. 811-09 October 17, 2009
DoD Identifies Army Casualtie
The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died October 16th in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with an improvised explosive device. The soldiers were assigned to the 143rd Infantry Detachment, Austin, Texas.
Staff Sgt. Chris N. Staats, 32, of Fredericksburg, Texas.
Spc. Anthony G. Green, 28, of Matthews, N.C.
For further information contact the Texas National Guard public affairs office at (512) 782-5050.
No. 810-09 October 17, 2009
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Sgt. Christopher M. Rudzinski, 28, of Rantoul, Ill., died October 16th near Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to 293rd Military Police Company, 385th Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade (Airborne), Fort Stewart, Ga.
For more information the media may contact the Fort Stewart Operations Center at (912) 767-8666.
U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)