U.S. Army released names of soldiers killed in Eastern Afghanistan insider attack

Posted: March 13, 2013 in Daily incidents

By Mustafa Kazemi

 

Kabul – The Department of Defense announced today the death two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. 

They died March 11, in Jalrez District, Wardak Province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when they were attacked by small arms fire.  Killed were: 

Capt. Andrew M. Pedersen-Keel, 28, of South Miami, Florida. 

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C. 

Staff Sgt. Rex L. Schad, 26, of Edmond, Oklahama. 

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Armor Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division – Fort Stewart, Georgia. 

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