PLEASE TAKE TIME TO SAY A PRAYER FOR THIS FALLEN HERO AND HIS FAMILY, THEN TAKE TIME TO PASS IT ON THAT OTHERS MIGHT HONOR THEM
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Spc. Pernell J. Herrera, 33, of Espanola, N.M., died Dec. 31, in Helmand province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered in a non-combat incident.
He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 171st Aviation Regiment, Santa Fe, N.M.
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