DOD Identifies Two Army Casualties, October 7, 2012

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–October 7, 2012. The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.           

They died Oct. 6 in Chak district, Wardak Province, Afghanistan, of gunshot wounds suffered while on dismounted patrol.

Killed were: 

Warrant Officer Joseph L. Schiro, 27, of Coral Springs, Fla., and

Staff Sgt. Justin C. Marquez, 25, of Aberdeen, N.C. 

They were assigned to the 1st Special Forces Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C.