Staff Sgt. Joshua A. Throckmorton, Spc. Jordan C. Schumann, Spc. Preston J. Suter

Staff Sgt. Joshua A. Throckmorton, Spc. Jordan C. Schumann, Spc. Preston J. Suter

The Department of Defense announced the deaths of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

 

They died July 5 in Paktia province, Afghanistan of injuries suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device. The soldiers were assigned to the 709th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Hohenfels, Germany.

 

Killed were:

 

Staff Sgt. Joshua A. Throckmorton, 28, of Battle Creek Michigan

 

Spc. Jordan C. Schumann, 24, Port Saint Lucie, Florida

 

Spc. Preston J. Suter, 22, Sandy, Utah

 

No. 586-11
July 07, 2011

Staff Sgt. Michael J. Garcia

Staff Sgt. Michael J. Garcia

The Department of Defense announced the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

 

Staff Sgt. Michael J. Garcia, 27, of Bossier City, La., died July 4 in Logar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 63rd Ordnance Battalion, 52nd Ordnance Group (Explosive Ordnance Disposal), 20th Support Command (CBRNE), Fort Polk, La.

 

No. 581-11
July 05, 2011

Pfc. James A. Waters

Pfc. James A. Waters

The Department of Defense announced the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

 

Pfc. James A. Waters, 21, of Cloverdale, Ind., died July 1 at Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

No. 576-11
July 03, 2011

Capt. David E. Van Camp, Capt. Matthew G. Nielson, Spc. Robert G. Tenney Jr.

Capt. David E. Van Camp, Capt. Matthew G. Nielson, Spc. Robert G. Tenney Jr.

The Department of Defense announced the deaths of three soldiers who were supporting Operation New Dawn.

 

They died June 29 in Badrah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with indirect fire. They were assigned to 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Killed were:

 

Capt. David E. Van Camp, 29, of Wheeling, West Virginia

 

Capt. Matthew G. Nielson, 27, of Jefferson, Iowa

 

Spc. Robert G. Tenney Jr., 29, Warner Robins, Georgia

 

No. 575-11
July 02, 2011

Sgt. Chad D. Frokjer

Sgt. Chad D. Frokjer

The Department of Defense announced the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

 

Sgt. Chad D. Frokjer, 27, of Maplewood, Minn., died June 30 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

No. 574-11
July 01, 2011

Cpl. Kyle R. Schneider

Cpl. Kyle R. Schneider

The Department of Defense announced the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

 

Cpl. Kyle R. Schneider, 23, of Phoenix, N.Y., died June 30 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

No. 573-11
July 01, 2011

Spc. Nicholas P. Bernier

Spc. Nicholas P. Bernier

The Department of Defense announced the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

 

Spc. Nicholas P. Bernier, 21, of East Kingston, N.H., died June 25 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries suffered June 22 when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire in Kherwar, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Polk, La.

 

No. 565-11
June 30, 2011