Tuesday, January 05, 2010

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

No. 005-10 January 05, 2010
DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died January 3rd in Ashoque, Afghanistan, from wounds suffered when insurgents attacked their unit with multiple improvised explosives devices and small arms fire. They were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

Killed were:
Sgt. Joshua A. Lengstorf, 24
, of Yoncalla, Ore
Spc. Brian R. Bowman, 24, of Crawfordsville, Ind
Pvt. John P. Dion, 19, of Shattuck, Okla

For more information media may contact the Fort Carson public affairs office at 719-526-7525; after hours 719-526-5500.

U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)

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