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DOD Identifies Army Casualties

6a00d8341bf7d953ef011570fc2e67970c-320wi The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

They died Aug.17 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device caused a military vehicle roll-over.

Killed were:

Pfc. Benjamen G. Chisholm, 24, of Fort Worth, Texas.

Pvt. Charles M. High, IV, 21, of Albuquerque, N.M.

They were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

Staff Sgt. Derek J. Farley, 24, of Nassau, N.Y., died Aug. 17 at Bala Boluk, Farah, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated as he attempted to disarm it.

He was assigned to the 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Grafenwoehr, Germany.

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