Department of Defense identifies two soldier casualties

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - TheDepartment of Defense has identified two Army casualties who weresupporting 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 unitwas attacked by a suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device, according to a news release.

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

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