DOD Identifies Army Casualty, February 1, 2011

Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–February 1, 2011.  The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Spc. Omar Soltero, 28, of San Antonio, Texas, died Jan. 31 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Polk, La.