IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 751-08
September 08, 2008
DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Pvt. Vincent C. Winston Jr., 22, of St. Louis, Mo., died Sept. 4 in Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

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Spencer Ackerman

Spencer Ackerman