Sunday, October 04, 2009

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Ten US soldiers killed in Afghanistan
Times Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ten American troops were killed at the weekend in two surprise attacks that caused alarm in Nato's US-led coalition. In one, hundreds of insurgents attacked a pair of isolated outposts in eastern Afghanistan, killing eight US soldiers and several ...

10/04/09 NYTimes:
Eight U.S. Soldiers Dead in Bold Attack in Afghanistan
Insurgents besieged two American outposts in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, American and Afghan officials said, killing eight Americans and two Afghan policemen in a bold daylight strike that was the deadliest for American soldiers in more than a year.

10/04/09
DoD: Identifies Army Casualty
Sgt. Roberto D. Sanchez, 24 of Satellite Beach, Fla., died Oct. 1 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield Ga.

10/03/09
DoD: Identifies Army Casualty
Sgt. Ryan C. Adams, 26 of Rhinelander, Wisc., died Oct. 2 in Logar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle using rocket-propelled grenade fire. He was assigned to the 91st Engineer Company (Sapper), Wisconsin Army National Guard, Rhinelander, Wisc.
10/03/09
DoD: Identifies Army Casualty
Spc. Russell S. Hercules Jr., 22 of Murfreesboro, Tenn., died Oct. 1 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire. He was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.



2 comments:

Grandmère Mimi said...

Lord, have mercy. Amen to your prayer.

Again, Paul, thanks for taking note.

Göran Koch-Swahne said...

Prayers ascending!