The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died Jan. 3 in As Sadiyah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked their unit using small arms fire during combat operations. Both Soldiers were assigned to the Military Transition Team, 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas
Maj. Andrew J. Olmsted, 37, of Colorado Springs, Colo.
Cpt. Thomas J. Casey, 32, of Albuquerque, N.M.
Major Andrew J Olmsted was also a blogger. And, as a blogger he left an 'in case of my death post' - it is well worth the read - a must read.
Personal Blog and Final Message
A Blogger's Tribute
Gentelmen - We wish you Farewell. Walk with God.