The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel.
Chief Warrant Officer Jacob M. Sims, 36, of Juneau, Alaska, died Oct. 27 in Logar Province, Afghanistan, as a result of wounds sustained when he was involved in a helicopter crash. He was assigned to 4th Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. The incident is under investigation.
For more information, media may contact the U.S. Army Special Operations Command Public Affairs Office, 910-494-1589.