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Soldiers Killed By Suicide Bomber Identified

Maj. Thomas Kennedy
Maj. Thomas Kennedy

The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

They died Aug. 8, in Sarkowi, in Kunar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when they encountered an insurgent who detonated a suicide vest. These soldiers were assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

Killed were:


Maj. Thomas E. Kennedy, 35, of West Point, N.Y., and

Command Sgt. Maj. Kevin J. Griffin, 45, of Laramie, Wyo.