DOD Identifies Two Army Casualties, October 15, 2012

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–October 15, 2012.  The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. 

Spc. Brittany B. Gordon, 24, of St. Petersburg, Fla., died Oct. 13, in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked her unit with an improvised explosive device.  She was assigned to the 572 Military Intelligence Company, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, 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. Robert J. Billings, 30, of Clarksville, Va., died Oct. 13, in Spin Boldak, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. 

Source: defense.gov