The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
They died April 9, in Pachir Wa Agam District, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. They were assigned to the1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 104th Aviation Regiment, 28th Combat Aviation Brigade, 28th Infantry Division, Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa.
Chief Warrant Officer Matthew P. Ruffner, 34, of Tafford, Pa., and
Chief Warrant Officer Jarett M. Yoder, 26, of Mohnton, Pa.
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