Saturday, February 26, 2011
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Staff Sgt. Jerome Firtamag, 29, of
, was medically evacuated from Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia , to the Kandahar, Afghanistan on United States Dec. 1, 2010, for treatment of a non-combat related illness. He died Feb. 24 in Firtamag was assigned to the 96th Combat Support Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Pembroke, Ky. Fort Campbell, Ky.
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