ROSSTON, Ark. (KTHV) - The Department of Defense (DOD) has announced the death of an Arkansas solider.
According to DOD, Sgt. 1st Class Ricardo D. Young, 34, of Rosston, Ark., died Aug. 28, in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, while being a part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The department said he died of wounds sustained during in insurgent attack with small arms fire.
Young was in the 307th Engineer Battalion (Combat/Airborne), 20th Engineer Brigade, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, N.C.