DOD Identifies Army Casualty, March 17, 2011

Washington, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–March 17, 2011.  The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Sgt. Travis M. Tompkins, 31, of Lawton, Okla., died March 16 in Logar province, Afghanistan,of injuries sustained on March 15, when enemy forces attacked his unit with a rocket propelled grenade.  He was assigned to the Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Polk, La.