Thursday, December 02, 2010
The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of six soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died Nov. 29, in Nangarhar province,
, of wounds suffered when an insurgent attacked their unit with small arms fire. Afghanistan
Sgt. 1st Class Barry E. Jarvis, 36, of Tell City,
Staff Sgt. Curtis A. Oakes, 29, of
. Athens, Ohio
Spc. Matthew W. Ramsey, 20, of
Quartz Hill, Calif.
Pfc. Jacob A. Gassen, 21, of Beaver Dam,
Pfc. Austin G. Staggs, 19, of
Pvt. Buddy W. McLain, 24, of
, Mexico . Maine
They were assigned to the 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault),
Fort Campbell, Ky.
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