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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 793-12
October 03, 2012

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

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

            Sgt. 1st Class Aaron A. Henderson, 33, of Houlton, Maine, died Oct. 2, at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit on Sept. 30 with an improvised explosive device in Zombalay Village, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Campbell, Ky. 

            For more information the media may contact the U.S. Army Special Forces Command public affairs at 910-689-6187.

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