The Department of Defense announced the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
They died July 22 of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit in Pul-E Alam, Afghanistan, with an improvised explosive device. They were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Caserma Ederle, Italy.
Spc. Justin L. Horsley, 21, of Palm Bay, Fla., and
Pfc. Brenden N. Salazar, 20, of Chuluota, Fla.