Posted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 4:08 pm
PRESS RELEASE: U.S. Army Special Operations Soldiers killed in combat
U.S. Army Special Operations Command Public Affairs
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (USASOC News Service, Oct. 23, 2011)—Two U.S. Army Rangers and one Cultural Support Team member were killed in action Oct. 22, during combat operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
1st Lt. Ashley White, 24, was assigned to the 230th Brigade Support Battalion, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, North Carolina National Guard, Goldsboro, N.C., and attached to a joint special operations task force as a Cultural Support Team member.
Sgt. 1st Class Kristoffer B. Domeij, 29, was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Co., 2nd Bn., 75th Ranger Regiment, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
Pvt. 1st Class Christopher A. Horns, 20, was assigned to Co. C, 2nd Bn., 75th Ranger Regiment, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
All three service members were killed during combat operations when their assault force triggered an improvised explosive device near Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.