The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died near Al Sukar, Iraq, on Jan. 13, when their OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter came under attack by enemy forces using small arms fire. Both soldiers were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.
Chief Warrant Officer 3 Mitchell K. Carver, Jr., 31, of Charlotte, N.C.
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Kyle E. Jackson, 28, of Sarasota, Fla.
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