Friday, June 12, 2009

IED Claims 3 Soldiers

The Department of Defense announced today the death of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died June 1 in Nerkh, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle. They were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) Fort Drum, N.Y.

Killed were:

Staff Sgt. Jeffrey A. Hall, 28, of Huntsville, Ala.

Pfc. Matthew D. Ogden, 33, of Corpus Christi, Texas.

Pfc. Matthew W. Wilson, 19, of Miller, Mo.

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