Release No: NR-288-17
Aug. 14, 2017
The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. They died Aug. 13 of wounds sustained while engaged in combat operations in Iraq. Both soldiers were assigned to 2nd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The incident is under investigation.
Sgt. Roshain Euvince Brooks, 30, of Brooklyn, New York
Spc. Allen Levi Stigler Jr., 22, of Arlington, Texas
For more information related to this release, media may contact LTC Joe Buccino, 82nd Airborne Division Public Affairs, at (910) 432-6189.