DOD Identifies Two Army Casualties, March 13, 2013

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–March 13, 2013.    The Department of Defense announced today the death two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. 

They died March 11, in Jalrez District, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when they were attacked by small arms fire.  Killed were: 

Capt. Andrew M. Pedersen-Keel, 28, of South Miami, Fla.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C. 

Staff Sgt. Rex L. Schad, 26, of Edmond, Okla.  He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Armor Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.