DOD Identifies Army Casualty, October 28, 2011

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–October 28, 2011. The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Sgt. John A. Lyons, 26, of Seaside Park, N.J., died Oct. 26 in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.  He was assigned to the 8th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.