October 12, 2011

Spc. Ricardo Cerros Jr.,

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

Spc. Ricardo Cerros Jr., 24, of Salinas, Calif., died Oct. 8 in Logar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

For more information related to this release, the media may contact the 75th Ranger Regiment public affairs office at 706-545-4260, 706-604-5114, or visit www.soc.mil .

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