DOD Identifies Three Army Casualties, June 21, 2012

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–June 21,  2012.  The Department of Defense announced today the death of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

They died June 20, in Khowst province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with small arms fire and an improvised explosive device.  They were assigned to the 133rd Military Police Company, 51st Military Police Battalion, Florence, S.C.

Killed were:

1st Lt. Ryan D. Rawl, 30, Lexington, S.C.,

Sgt. 1st Class Matthew B. Thomas, 30, Travelers Rest, S.C., and

Spc. John D. Meador II, 36, Columbia, S.C.