DOD Identifies Army Casualty, October 16, 2011

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–October 16, 2011.  The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Spc. Jeremiah T. Sancho, 23, of Palm Bay, Fla., died Oct. 13 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.