SPC Rodrigo A. Munguia Rivas, 27, Germantown, Md

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  They died June 21 in Bagram, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their unit was attacked by indirect fire.
 
    Killed were:
 
    Sgt. Ricky D. Jones, 26, of Plantersville, Ala.  He was assigned to the 1st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Fort Polk, La.
 
    Spc. Rodrigo A. Munguia Rivas, 27, of Germantown, Md.  He was assigned to the 710th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.


Our most heartfelt condolences to the family and friends.  We will be attempting to initiate contact with the CAO  for Spc. Munguia Rivas during duty hours on 23 June.

*****************************************STAND DOWN*************************************************

We are stand down for this mission.  The family has declined our services.  Our hearts go out to them in this most difficult time and our thoughts will be with them.


Rest in peace Spc Munguia Rivas.




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