The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Sgt. Kevin W. White, 22, of Westfield, N.Y., died May 2 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.
For more information, media may contact the 25th Infantry Division public affairs office at 808-655-6354.
UPDATE: May 5, 2011 -- Cpl. White was posthumously promoted to sergeant.