The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Sgt. Major Phillip R. Albert, 41, of Terryville, Conn. was killed in a helicopter crash on Nov. 23 in Afghanistan. Albert was onboard an MH-53 helicopter conducting combat operations when it crashed.
Albert was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, based in Fort Drum, N.Y.
The incident is under investigation.