The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died March 22, in Logar province,
, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device, rocket propelled grenades and small arms fire. Afghanistan
Staff Sgt. Joshua S. Gire, 28, of
. Chillicothe, Ohio
Pfc. Michael C. Mahr, 26, of
They were assigned to the 54th Engineer Battalion, 18th Engineer Brigade,
. Bamberg, Germany
For more information the media may contact the 21st Theater Sustainment Command public affairs office at 49-631-413-8184.