DOD Identifies Army Casualty, March 15, 2011

Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–March 15, 2011.  The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Pfc. Arturo E. Rodriguez, 19, of Bellflower, Calif., died March, 12 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.  He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.