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 .