DOD Identifies Two Army Casualties, August 17, 2011

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–August 17, 2011.  The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

1st Lt. Damon T. Leehan, 30, of Edmond, Okla., died Aug. 14 in Laghman province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma National Guard, Stillwater, Okla.

The Department of Defense also announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Spc. Dennis G. Jensen, 21, of Vermillion, S.D., died Aug. 16 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related incident.  He was assigned to the 153rd Engineer Battalion, 196th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Sioux Falls, S.D.

Source: defense.gov