Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–July 20, 2011. The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Cpl. Raphael R. Arruda, 21, of Ogden, Utah, died July 16 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 416th Theater Engineer Command, Ogden, Utah.