The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom
Spc. Matthew C. Powell, 20, of
, died Oct. 12 at Kandahar Airfield, of wounds suffered at Slidell, La. when insurgents attacked his military vehicle using an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 526th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Ghunday Ghar, Afghanistan Fort Campbell, Ky.
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