DOD Identifies Army Casualty, January 2, 2011

Michael J. Beckerman
Michael J. Beckerman. (PHOTO SUPPLIED)

Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–January 2, 2011. The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Sgt. Michael J. Beckerman, 25, of Ste. Genevieve, Mo., died Dec. 31 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to 2nd Brigade Support Troop Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.