1st Sgt. Russell R. Bell and Staff Sgt. Matthew S. Sitton
DOD Identifies Army Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two Soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
They died Aug. 2, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when they encountered an enemy improvised explosive device. These Soldiers were assigned to the 1stBattalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4thBrigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
1st Sgt. Russell R. Bell, 37, of Tyler, Texas, and
Staff Sgt. Matthew S. Sitton, 26, of Largo, Fla.