2 Fort Hood soldiers killed in Afghanistan
Washington — The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
They died June 24, in Kandahar, Afghanistan. They were assigned to the 96th Transportation Company, 180th Transportation Battalion, 4th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Fort Hood, Texas.
Staff Sgt. Robert A. Massarelli, 32, of Hamilton, Ohio, and
Sgt. Michael J. Strachota, 28, of White Hall, Ark.