The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Pfc. Joseph A. Miracle, 22, of Ortonville, Mich., died July 5 of wounds sustained from enemy small arms fire and indirect fire in the Watapor Valley of Kunar Province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 2d Battalion, 503d Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 173d Airborne Brigade, Vicenza, Italy.
For more information, media may contact the 173d Airborne Brigade public affairs office at 011-39-0444-71-6016.