October 12, 2011

Capt. Drew E. Russell, Capt. Joshua S. Lawrence

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

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

They died Oct. 8, in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with a rocket propelled grenade. They were assigned to the 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

Killed were:

Capt. Joshua S. Lawrence, 29, of Nashville, Tenn. and

Capt. Drew E. Russell, 25, of Scotts, Mich.

For more information the media may contact the Fort Carson Public Affairs Office at: 719-526-3400.

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