Three Soldiers From Same Unit Killed In Afghanistan
Three soldiers from the same unit were killed in Paktia province, Afghanistan on November 3rd by an improvised explosive device, according to the Department of Defense.
The three men killed were from New York. They were: Staff Sgt. Dain T. Venne, 29, of Port Henry; Spc. Ryan P. Jayne, 22, of Campbell; and Spc. Brett E. Gornewicz, 27, of Alden.
They were assigned to the 178th Engineer Battalion, 412th Theater Engineer Command in Oswego.