Image courtesy: Pfc. David Hauk, U.S. Army. Kandahar, Afghanistan, November 12, 2009

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Three soldiers killed in Zhari province attack

The Pentagon just announced the deaths of three American troops in Zhari province, Afghanistan. The three men were killed when an improvised explosive device planted by terrorists exploded near their patrol on Saturday. All were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. They were based out of Colorado's Fort Carson.

Staff Sgt. John Reiners, 24, Lakeland, Florida

Sgt. Jeremiah Wittman, 26, of Darby, Montana

Spc. Bobby Pagan, 23, of Austin, Texas

The Unknown Soldiers will have more on the lives of these three fallen heroes in the coming days. Please keep their families in your thoughts.

Image courtesy: The Colorado Connection

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