DOD Identifies Army Casualty, April 12, 2011

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

Spc. Brent M. Maher, 31, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, died April 11 in Paktia province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 168th Infantry Regiment, Iowa National Guard, Shenandoah, Iowa.