DOD Identifies Two Army Casualties, August 6, 2011

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

Spc. Jinsu Lee, 34, of Chatsworth, Calif. died Aug. 5, in Kunar province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

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

Spc. Mark J. Downer, 23, of Warner Robins, Ga. died Aug. 5, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with a rocket propelled grenade.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

Source: defense.gov