Pentagon Identifies Army Casualties (OEF)
News in Balance:
WASHINGTON, Nov. 24, 2009 -- The following news release made available Monday by the U.S. Department of Defense is the text of a statement identifying casualties:
The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died Nov. 19 in Zabul province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when a suicide car-bomber attacked their unit. They were assigned to the 782d Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.(Report from a U.S. Defense Department news release.)
- Staff Sgt. John J. Cleaver, 36, of Marysville, Wash.; and
- Sgt. Daniel A. Frazier, 25, of Saint Joseph, Mo.