Two 10th Mountain Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan
Two 10th Mountain Division Soldiers were killed in Ghanzi City, Afghanistan, Wednesday of wounds sustained when their vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device (IED), Fort Drum officials said in a statement Thursday night.
The two were assigned to the 110th Transportation Company, 548th Combat Sustainment Support
- Sergeant Daniel A. Rodriguez, age 28, of Baltimore, Maryland. He was a heavy vehicle driver, and a veteran of both the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
Rodriguez joined the Army in July 2002. After training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, he was assigned to Fort Richardson, Alaska and Fort Hood, Texas.
He arrived at Fort Drum in March 2010. Rodriguez deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from October 2003 to October 2004.
He deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from November 2005 to November 2006 and June 2008 to June 2009. He deployed with his unit in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in April 2012.
Rodriguez is survived by his wife, three children and mother.
Reyes is survived by his wife, two children, mother and father.
- from a Fort Drum press release
Friday, March 7, 2014, Watertown, NY