- Staff Sgt. Ronald J. Spino, 45, of Waterbury, Connecticut
The Department of Defense announced the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Staff Sgt. Ronald J. Spino, 45, of Waterbury, Conn., died Dec. 29 in Bala Morghab, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when he was shot while unloading supplies. He was assigned to the 274th Forward Surgical Team, 44th Medical Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.
The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.