November 23, 2010

Sgt. Edward H. Bolen

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Sgt. Edward H. Bolen, 25, of Chittenango, N.Y., died Nov. 10 in Logar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire and an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Polk, La.

For more information on this soldier, media may contact the Fort Drum public affairs office at 315-772-8286.

CORRECTION: Nov. 19, 2010 -- Sgt. Bolen’s duty station is corrected from Fort Drum, N.Y.

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