The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Staff Sgt. Mecolus C. McDaniel, 33, of
, died March 19 in Khowst province, Fort Hood, Texas , of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device and small arms fire. He was assigned to the 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Afghanistan Fort Knox, Ky.
For more information related to this release, the media may contact the
public affairs office at 502-613-3051. Fort Knox