War on Terrorism

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  They died Dec. 8 in Balkh province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when an insurgent attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

Killed were:

Sgt. James A. Ayube, II, 25, of Salem, Mass.

Spc. Kelly J. Mixon, 23, of Yulee, Fla.

The soldiers were assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany.

For more information, media may contact the U.S. Army Europe public affairs office at 011-49-6221-57-5812 or 011-49-6221-57-6315.

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