Friday, October 9, 2009

Pentagon Identifies Army Casualty (OEF)

News in Balance

News in Balance:

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2009 -- The following news release made available Friday by the U.S. Department of Defense is the text of a statement identifying a casualty:
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Sgt. 1st Class Kenneth W. Westbrook, 41, of Shiprock, N.M., died Oct. 7 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., of wounds suffered Sept. 8 when insurgents attacked his unit in the Ganjigal Valley, Afghanistan, using small arms and indirect fire. He was assigned to the 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.
(Report from a U.S. Defense Department news release.)

Labels: , , , , , ,

AddThis Social Bookmark Button


Post a Comment

<< Home