DOD Identifies Army Casualty, September 6, 2011

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–September 6, 2011.  The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Pfc. Christophe J. Marquis, 40, of Tampa, Fla., died Sept. 4 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany,of injuries sustained Aug. 27 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.