Gainesville man killed in Afghanistan

By

The U.S. department of defense, in a news release, announced the deaths of four soldiers, including a Gainesville man, who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Private Lamarol J. Tucker, 26, of Gainesville is among the four soldiers.

According to the news release, they died May 16, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked their unit, using an improvised explosive device in Zabul province, Afghanistan.

Private Tucker and his comrades were part of the Brigade Troops Battalion, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Anchorage, Alaska.

About WUFT News

Contact WUFT News by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news @wuft.org

Check Also

How To Help Hurricane Dorian Recovery In Bahamas

Neighborhoods have been destroyed and families forever impacted after Hurricane Dorian battered the Bahamas for almost 30 hours as a Category 5 hurricane. Emergency relief and long-term assistance are needed. 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *