DoD Identifies Two Army Casualties, October 14, 2012

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–October 14, 2012.  The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Sgt. Thomas R. Macpherson, 26, of Long Beach, Calif., died Oct. 12, in Andar District, Afghanistan, from small arms fire while on patrol during combat operations.  He was assigned to the 2d Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

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

Sgt. 1st Class Ryan J. Savard, 29, of Sierra Vista, Ariz., died Oct. 13, in Khanabad District, Afghanistan, from small arms fire while on patrol during combat operations.  He was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N. C. 

Source: defense.gov