Tuesday, August 05, 2008

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08/04/08
AP: Marines ordered to stay longer in Afghanistan
The Pentagon has ordered roughly 1,250 Marines serving as trainers for the Afghan security forces to stay on the warfront about a month longer to continue a mission that military leaders say is a top priority, according to a senior military official.

08/04/08 :
DoD Identifies Army Casualties (4 of 4)
Pvt. Jair De Jesus Garcia, 29, of Chatsworth, CA...assigned to the 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Reg, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division...died Aug. 1 in Chowkay Valley, Afghanistan, from wounds sustained when their vehicle encountered an IED.

08/04/08 :
DoD Identifies Army Casualties (3 of 4)
Spc. William J. Mulvihill, 20, of Leavenworth, Kan., who was assigned to the Special Troops BN, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division...died Aug. 1 in Chowkay Valley, Afghanistan, from wounds sustained when their vehicle encountered an IED.

08/04/08 :
DoD Identifies Army Casualties (2 of 4)
2nd Lt. Michael R. Girdano, 23, of Pennsylvania, who was assigned to the Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division...died Aug. 1 in Chowkay Valley, Afghanistan, from wounds sustained when their vehicle encountered an IED.

08/04/08 :
DoD Identifies Army Casualties (1 of 4)
Pfc. David J. Badie, 23, of Rockford, Ill., who was assigned to the Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division...died Aug. 1 in Chowkay Valley, Afghanistan, from wounds sustained when their vehicle encountered an IED.

08/04/08 :
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
Sgt. Ryan P. Baumann, 24, of Great Mills, Md., died Aug. 1, on Route Alaska, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment...

08/04/08
NATO: ISAF soldier dies from non-combat related injury
An ISAF service member died from a non-combat related injury, 4 August. The name and nationality of the deceased is being withheld pending next of kin notification.

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1 comment:

FranIAm said...

God have mercy, may they rest in peace and rise in glory.