The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Spc. Wade A. Slack, 21, of Waterville, Maine, died May 6 at Jaghatu, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using indirect fire. He was assigned to the 707th Ordnance Company (Explosive Ordnance Disposal), Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
For more information related to this release, the media may contact the Joint Base Lewis-McChord public affairs office at 253-967-0147 or 253-967-0152.