DOD Identifies Army Casualty, April 14, 2011

Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–April 14, 2011.  The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Spc. Donald L. Nichols, 21, of Shell Rock, Iowa, died April 13, in Laghman province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry Regiment, Iowa Army National Guard, Waterloo, Iowa.