DOD Identifies Two Army Casualties, September 12, 2011

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–September 12, 2011.  The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Staff Sgt. Daniel A. Quintana, 30, of Huntington Park, Calif., died Sept. 10 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.  He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 172nd Infantry Brigade, Schweinfurt, Germany.

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

Staff Sgt. Keith F. Rudd, 36, of Winder, Ga., died Sept. 10 in Parvan, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained while supporting combat operations.  He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Source: defense.gov