texas hero lost in afghanistan

The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  They died Feb. 28, in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

            Killed were:

            Staff Sgt. Chauncy R. Mays, 25, of Cookville, Texas.

            Spc. Christopher G. Stark, 22, of Monett, Mo.

            They were assigned to the 63rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, 20th Support Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

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