Monday, June 16, 2008

Chief Warrant Officer James Carter, Pfc. Andre D. McNair

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died June 5 at Kandahar Army Airfield, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when the Kiowa helicopter they were in went down during a test flight. They were assigned to the 96th Aviation Support Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

Killed were:

Chief Warrant Officer James Carter, 42, of Alabama.

Pfc. Andre D. McNair, Jr., 20, of Fort Pierce, Fla.

The incident is under investigation.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

To the family and friends of Pfc Andre Mcnair JR. my name is Pfc Kirstin Gilland and I am with the 101st and I am sorry to hear about your loss. Andre was a good friend and fun to hang out with on the weekends. We used to just chill at the barracks and talk or go out for a night of fun...god bless and i am sorry to hear of your loss