he Department of Defense announced today the death three soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
They died May 14, in Sanjaray, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device. Killed were:
Sgt. 1st Class Jeffrey C. Baker, 29, of Hesperia, Calif.,
assigned to 766th Ordnance Company, 63rd Ordnance Battalion, 52nd Ordnance Group, Fort Stewart, Ga.
Spc. Mitchell K. Daehling, 24, of Dalton, Mass., and
Spc. William J. Gilbert, 24, of Hacienda Heights, Calif.,
both assigned to 3rd Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas.