DOD Identifies Army Casualty, August 9, 2011

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–August 9, 2011.  The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Sgt. Alessandro L. Plutino, 28, of Pitman, N.J., died Aug. 8 in Paktia province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Ga.