The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Pfc. Matthew H. Walker, 20, of Hillsboro, Missouri, died June 5, in Paktika province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked by enemy fire.
He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
For more information, media may contact the 101st Airborne Division public affairs office at 270-798-9962.