- Category: Military
- Published on Friday, 28 September 2012 14:59
- Written by Press Release
Washington, DC--(ENEWSPF)--September 28, 2012. The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
They died Sept. 26, in Pul-E Alam, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when an insurgent wearing a suicide vest detonated the device near their patrol. These Soldiers were assigned to the 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Schweinfurt, Germany.
Staff Sgt. Orion N. Sparks, 29, of Tucson, Ariz., and
Sgt. Jonathan A. Gollnitz, 28, of Lakehurst, N.J.