Department of Defense identifies two soldier casualties - Tucson News Now

Department of Defense identifies two soldier casualties

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Department of Defense has identified two Army casualties who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

2nd Lt. Justin L. Sisson, 23, of Phoenix, Ariz., and Spc. Robert A. Pierce, 20, of Panama, Okla. were identified as the victims who passed away on June 3 in Tsamkani, Afghanistan when their unit was attacked by a suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device, according to a news release.

The soldiers were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

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