Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–August 27, 2011. The Department of Defense announced today the death of a second soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Pfc. Jesse W. Dietrich, 20, of Venus, Texas, died Aug. 25 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.