September 12, 2011

Pfc. Tony J. Potter Jr., Spc. Christopher D. Horton, Sgt. Bret D. Isenhower

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

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

They died Sept. 9 in Paktia, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with small arms fire. They were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 279 Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma National Guard, Tulsa, Okla.

Killed were:

Sgt. Bret D. Isenhower, 26, of Lamar, Okla.,

Spc. Christopher D. Horton, 26, of Collinsville, Okla., and

Pfc. Tony J. Potter Jr., 20, of Okmulgee, Okla.

For more information, the media may contact the Oklahoma National Guard public affairs office in Oklahoma City, Okla., at 918-381-1173.

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