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DoD Identifies Army Casualty, October 2, 2011


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

First Sgt. Billy J. Siercks, 32, of Velda Village, Mo., died Sept. 28 in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds suffered Sept. 27 in Logar, Afghanistan when insurgents attacked his unit using indirect fire.  He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

Source: defense.gov


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