Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–March 23, 2012. The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Spc. Dennis P. Weichel Jr., 29, of Providence, R.I., died March 22 in Laghman province, Afghanistan, from injuries suffered in a noncombat related incident. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 143rd Infantry Regiment, 56th Troop Command, Rhode Island National Guard, East Greenwich, R.I.