Saturday, January 05, 2008

DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died Jan. 3 in As Sadiyah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked their unit using small arms fire during combat operations. Both Soldiers were assigned to the Military Transition Team, 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

Killed were:

Maj. Andrew J. Olmsted, 37, of Colorado Springs, Colo.

Cpt. Thomas J. Casey, 32, of Albuquerque, N.M.

Major Olmsted was a very well liked Milblogger.  

Major Olmsted's Final Post

Rest in peace Soldiers.  My prayers are with these two families.

2 comments:

Kim said...

Just wanted to let you know I didn't get the job at Watkins Stennis... hope things are going well for you there in the big city ;)

Christie said...

The RFS Blog Awards are back! Go nominate!



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