DOD Identifies Three Army Casualties, June 1, 2011

 Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–June 1, 2011.  The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

They died May 29, in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.  They were assigned to the 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Killed were:

Capt. Joseph W. Schultz, 36, of Port Angeles, Wash.

Staff Sgt. Martin R. Apolinar, 28, of Glendale, Ariz.

Sgt. Aaron J. Blasjo, 25, of Riverside, Calif.