The Department of Defense announced today the death of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
They died Sept. 21, at Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked their unit with small arms fire while conducting range training in Gardez, Paktia Province, Afghanistan.
Staff Sgt. Liam J. Nevins, 32, of Denver, Colo., assigned to 5th Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group, Watkins, Colo.
Staff Sgt. Timothy R. McGill, 30, of Ramsey, N.J., assigned to 2nd Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group, Middletown, R.I.
Spc. Joshua J. Strickland, 23, of Woodstock, Ga., assigned to Group Support Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
CORRECTION: Updated Spc. Strickland’s assigned unit.
"He which hath no stomach to this fight let him depart. But
we in it shall be remembered. We few, we happy few, we band of brothers!! For he today, that sheds his
blood with me, shall always be my brother.” (W.Shakespeare)
Rest in peace my Brothers, you have not been forgotten.