The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Spc. Blake D. Whipple, 21, of
, died Nov. 5 in Ghazni province, Williamsville, N.Y. , of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 7th Engineering Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Afghanistan Fort Drum, N.Y.
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