Friday, July 31, 2009


07/31/09 Reuters:
U.S. soldier killed as deadliest Afghan month closes
A U.S. service member was killed as the deadliest month for foreign troops in the Afghanistan war drew to a close, the U.S. military said on Friday, with commanders vowing to continue the fight despite the toll.

07/30/09 :
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
Chief Warrant Officer Douglas M. Vose III, 38, of Concrete, Wash., died July 29 in Kabul Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion...

07/30/09 :
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
Pvt. Gerrick D. Smith, 19, of Sullivan, Ill., died July 29 in Herat, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 130th Infantry, Illinois Army National Guard, Marion, Ill.

May they rest in peace and rise in glory.

--the BB

1 comment:

Göran Koch-Swahne said...

Prayers ascending!