Posted at 3:37 a.m., Friday, August 31, 2007
Soldier from Guam killed on Monday in Afghanistan
Advertiser StaffThe Department of Defense announced yesterday that a man from Guam was one of three soldiers who died this past Monday while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Maj. Henry S. Ofecia, 37, and the two other soldiers died at Forward Operating Base Naray, Afghanistan, from wounds suffered when insurgents attacked their unit during combat operations in Jalalabad, Afghanistan.
Also killed were Master Sgt. Scott R. Ball, 38, of Mount Holly Springs, Penn., and Sgt. Jan M. Argonish, 26, of Peckville, Penn.
Ofeciar was assigned to the 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan. Ball and Argonish were assigned to the 55th Brigade, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Scranton, Penn.