MILITARY LOSSES

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

             Spc. Timothy L. Johnson, 24, of Randolph, N.Y., died Sept. 16 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device at Arghandab River Valley, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

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

              Pfc. Barbara Vieyra, 22, of Mesa, Ariz., died Sept. 18 of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked her unit using an improvised explosive device and rocket propelled grenade fire in Kunar province, Afghanistan.  She was assigned to the 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.

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

               Spc. Joshua A. Harton, 23, of Bethlehem, Penn., died Sept. 18 in Kaftar Khan, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms and rocket propelled grenade fire.  He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.

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The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

            They died in the Zhari district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.  They were assigned to the1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

            Killed were:

            1st Lt. Eric Yates, 26, of Rineyville, Ky., who died Sept. 18.

            Staff Sgt. Jaime C. Newman, 27, of Richmond, Va., who died Sept. 17.

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

                 Sgt. 1st Class Ronald A. Grider, 30, Brighton, Ill., died Sept. 18 at Kunduz province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when he was struck by machine gun fire.  He was assigned to U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.

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

               1st Lt. Scott J. Fleming, 24, of Marietta, Ga., died Sept. 17 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, based out of Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

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

               Spc. Deangelo B. Snow, 22, of Saginaw, Mich., died Sept. 17 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attached his vehicle with a rocket propelled grenade.  He was assigned to the 526th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

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The Department of Defense announced today the death of an airman who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

            Senior Airman Daniel R. Sanchez, 23, of El Paso, Texas, died Sept. 16 while conducting combat operations in Oruzgan province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla.

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