War on Terrorism

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Pfc. Douglas L. Cordo, 20, of Kingston, N.Y., died Aug. 19 in Zabul, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

For more information, the media may contact the U.S. Army Alaska public affairs office at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, at 907-384-2072 or 907-353-1448.

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