The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Dec. 10, as a result of enemy small arms fire. Both soldiers were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.
Staff Sgt. Travis L. Nelson, 41, of Anniston, Ala.
Sgt. Kenith Casica, 32, of Virginia Beach, Va.
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