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DOD Identifies Army Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the death of eight soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Pvt. Brandon M. King, 23, of Tallahassee, Fla.
He died July 14 at Combat Outpost Nolen, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.
For more information related to this release, the media may contact the Fort Campbell public affairs office at 270-798-3025 Killed were:
Spc. Chase Stanley, 21, of Napa, Calif.
Spc. Jesse D. Reed, 26, of Orefield, Penn.
Spc. Matthew J. Johnson, 21, of Maplewood, Minn.
Sgt. Zachary M. Fisher, 24, of Ballwin, Mo.
They died July 14 at Zabul Province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked their military vehicle with an improvised explosive device. They were assigned to the 27th Engineer Battalion (Combat Airborne), 20th Engineer Brigade (Combat), Fort Bragg, N.C.
For more information, the media may contact the 18th Airborne Corps public affairs office at 910-396-5600 or 910-396-5620.
They died July 13 in Kandahar City, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked their unit with rifle, rocket propelled grenade, and small arms fire.
1st Lt. Christopher S. Goeke, 23,of Minn.
Staff Sgt. Christopher T. Stout, 34, of Worthville, Ky.
Staff Sgt. Sheldon L. Tate, 27, of Hinesville, Ga.
1st Lt. Goeke and Staff Sgt. Stout were assigned to 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
Staff Sgt. Tate was assigned to the 782nd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
For more information, the media may contact the 82nd Airborne Division public affairs office at 910-432-0661 or 910-432-0662.